Event Location: Maine
Former Commander of US and International Forces in Afghanistan, Best-Selling Author, & Co-Founder of the McChrystal Group
General Stanley McChrystal is a four-star general, the former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and the former leader of Joint Special Operations Command, which oversees the most sensitive counter-terrorism units. He is widely praised for revolutionizing warfare by fusing intelligence and operations and is credited with the capture of Saddam Hussein and the location and killing al-Qaeda’s leader in Iraq. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates called McChrystal “one of America’s greatest warriors.” McChrystal addresses leadership, teambuilding, and geopolitics.
Principal, Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC
- Local: Under $10,000*
- US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
- US West: $10,001 - $20,000*
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Anja Manuel is a founding partner and principal at Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel, LLC, a strategic consulting firm, which she co-founded along with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and others. The firm assists CEOs and senior executives at major US companies in key emerging markets such as China, India, and the Middle East. She teaches at Stanford University’s International Policy Studies Program and is a leading expert on globalization, emerging markets, and America’s shifting role in international leadership. Anja is a former State Department official, an international lawyer, and the author of the book, This Brave New World.
Anchor, CNN Newsroom & Podcast Host, Boss Files with Poppy Harlow
- Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
- US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
- US West: $55,001 - $75,000*
- Europe: $75,001 and up*
- Asia: $75,001 and up*
A twice-Emmy nominated journalist, Poppy Harlow has her finger on the pulse of the latest in business and economic news and how it impacts people around the globe. As anchor of CNN Newsroom and host of the CNN podcast Boss Files with Poppy Harlow, she conducts in-depth interviews and solicits leadership advice from entrepreneurs, CEOs, and innovators about what it takes to rise to the top. Poppy has interviewed the heads of the world's largest banks, Warren Buffett, Howard Schultz, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jay-Z, Melinda Gates, and countless other luminaries. She was previously a business correspondent at CNN, CNN International and HLN, an anchor for CNNMoney.com, and a Forbes.com Video Network anchor, reporter and producer.