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Chief Scientist and Head of Strategic Planning for the Mars Rover Mission

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Dr. John Grotzinger is the chief scientist and head of strategic planning for the Mars Science Laboratory Rover mission, which riveted the country with its dare-devil landing in August 2012. A geologist, he hopes to gain more understanding of Earth’s evolution through the study of Mars. Grotzinger was also a part of the team that made the discovery of evidence for liquid water on ancient Mars. He discusses strategic planning, motivating teams, and the need to take on a “grand challenge” while sharing amazingly unique and cutting-edge stories, video, and photos about space.

Actor, Director, Producer, Writer & Social Activist

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“As Long As You’re Asking – A Conversation with Jason Alexander” is an evening of comedy, music, and conversation with the award-winning star of stage and screen in which the audience determines what they want to know the most. Alexander will present a variety of topics for the audience to pick and choose, culminating in behind the scenes stories of his life, career, and social activism. Or ask about anything you’ve always wanted to know and see if he can answer. Alexander has starred on Broadway, in hit films like Pretty Woman and Shallow Hal and, of course, Seinfeld. He is an actor, director, producer, writer, children’s book author, award-winning magician, semi-pro poker player and social/political activist. It’s all on the table and the conversation is completely in your control, making for a once in a lifetime event.

Comedian and Actor

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Dana Carvey is an American actor and stand-up comedian best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He is also known for playing the role of Garth Algar in the Wayne's World movies. A sidesplitting addition to any audience, Carvey is one of America's most notable comedians.
A unique sense of humor and profound dry wit separates Kevin Nealon from other performers. A likable comedian, he got his start as a department store Santa Claus. Now the longest-running cast member of Saturday Night Live, Nealon's familiar face appears in movies such as Happy Gilmore and The Wedding Singer.

Expert on Leading High-Performance Teams, Former Navy SEAL

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Curt spent more than 13 years as a Navy SEAL and was deployed 13 times, spending more than four years overseas. While at SEAL Team ONE, he deployed to the PACIFIC and CENTCOM areas of operation and was personally selected to command the personal security detail for the President of Iraq. Curt is the co-founder of global consulting firm Ridgeline Partners, a top five graduate of the United States Naval Academy and has received the Bronze Star with Valor, Bronze Star medal, and three Distinguished Meritorious Service Medals while serving in the U.S. Navy.

Legendary Mental Conditioning Coach to top athletes and CEOs

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Trevor Moawad is a renowned mental conditioning expert and strategic advisor to some of the world’s most elite performers. Having partnered with Seattle Seahawks quarterback and long-time client Russell Wilson to form Limitless Minds, whose mission is to both optimize performance and enrich culture within some of the world’s top organizations and elite performers, Trevor is the author of the book "It Takes What It Takes: How to Think Neutrally and Gain Control of Your Life." In 2017, Trevor was named the “Sports World’s Best Brain Trainer” by Sports Illustrated for his work with many of the sport's worlds most effective teams and players.
American comedy winner, Kathleen Madigan has the ability to talk about serious topics and draw occasionally insane conclusions drawing sell-out crowds at comedy clubs from coast to coast. In her 22 year career, Kathleen Madigan has never been hotter.

President and CEO of Stewart Liff & Associates, Inc.

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Stewart Liff, a successful executive coach and teacher, sought-after advisor and consultant, renowned keynote speaker, acclaimed author of seven books, is an internationally-recognized expert on (visual) performance management, human resources management (HRM), and team development. He is also the president and CEO of Stewart Liff & Associates, Inc., a consulting company specializing in management training, consulting, and motivational speaking. With 32 years of HR experience working in high-level positions for the Federal government, he served as a senior executive for 12 years and managed a national HRM program representing 13,000 employees and successfully represented the government in approximately 30 hearings before third parties. His tenure was highlighted by numerous awards, including three Hammer Awards from Vice President Gore for outstanding achievement in reinventing government and OPM's prestigious PILLAR Award, among others. Drawing on the wisdom gained from his 40+ years of experience working as an HRM expert and consultant, he shares practical tools and simple visual solutions to help managers transform culture, improve the effectiveness of employees, and establish accountability within their organizations.
John Cleese is one of Britain's best-known actors, writers and comedians. Famous primarily for his comic efforts, such as the television series Fawlty Towers and the exploits of the Monty Python troupe, he has also become a well-respected actor in his own right and has co-written books on psychiatry entitled Families And How to Survive Them and Life And How to Survive It.

Leadership and Organizational Dynamics Expert; Multiple New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Ori Brafman is a multiple New York Times best-selling author. His newest best-seller is Radical Inclusion: What the Post-9/11 World Should Have Taught Us About Leadership, which examines today’s leadership landscape and argues that inclusion is no longer a “nice-to-have” but a strategic imperative in the digital world. Ori’s business and leadership ideas have been implemented by the U.S. government, Google, Microsoft, the Chicago Bulls, the San Francisco 49ers, Amazon, Facebook, and PWC among others. He has advised all branches of the U.S. military, the Obama White House, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Since 2010, U.S. Army generals have been required to complete Ori’s leadership curriculum. Ori is a Distinguished Teaching Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. A visible authority on business strategy and leadership, Ori’s media appearances include the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and more.

Best-Selling Author & Leadership Coach

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Steve Farber is the best-selling author of three ground-breaking books: Greater Than Yourself, The Radical Edge, and The Radical Leap, which was named one of the “100 Best Business Books of All Time.” Cited as one of Inc’s “Global Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts,” Farber shares thought-provoking and practical leadership insights. Whether an organization’s challenge is coping with change, improving culture, building teamwork, or fostering innovation—his world-renowned “Extreme Leadership” framework is the new paradigm for the current business environment.

F-16 Fighter Pilot & Expert on Leadership and Teamwork

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Major Anthony “AB” Bourke is a highly experienced F-16 fighter pilot who has flown tactical missions in countries all over the world. Bourke shares how fighter pilots, and other organizations where performance truly matters, have developed a feedback system to ensure continuous improvement and peak performance. Bourke discusses communication, leadership, organization, teamwork, commitment, culture, and selling and debriefing techniques.