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Event Location: Minnesota
Speaker Location: Europe
Athletes & Commentators

Record-Breaking Explorer & Repeat TED Speaker

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Polar explorer, TED speaker, and record-breaking long-distance skier Ben Saunders fuses the spirit of adventure with impressive technical ingenuity. He has five North Pole expeditions under his belt and is best known for leading one of the most ambitious expeditions in a century. Humble and self-effacing, he is an explorer of limits and his message is one of inspiration, empowerment, and boundless potential. He explores the dichotomy between ideas and action and urges audiences to consider carefully how to spend the “tiny amount of time we each have on this planet.”

Double Olympic Gold Medalist and Former Chairman, British Olympic Association

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With an extraordinary career at the highest levels of sport, politics, and international diplomacy, Lord Coe has achieved huge success by leading from the front to make vision a reality. He cemented his place in public life leading the successful bid, and subsequently the organising committee, for London 2012, and is today the President of the IAAF and Executive Chairman of CSM Sport & Entertainment.

Double Olympic Gold Medalist and Motivational Speaker

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Alex Gregory is an Olympic rowing gold medalist for Great Britain and world rowing championship winner. He is passionate about sharing his story and inspiring others to find the strength that lies within themselves. In 2013, he was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to rowing.

Professional Poker Player, Astrophysicist, & Philanthropist

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Originally from Kent in England, Liv Boeree is one of the most successful female poker players of all time, with over $3 million in live tournament earnings. She previously studied at the University of Manchester, achieving a first-class degree in Astrophysics, as well as being in demand as a model and TV presenter on a range of different shows.

Expert on Leadership and Decision-Making in High-Pressure Environments

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Daniel Hughes has spent the last 15 years leading and making decisions in high pressure and often environmentally hostile environments. He describes himself as a “determined problem solver, who builds teams to succeed”. He previously has been a Special Forces Instructor, Great Britain Athlete and in 2013 built a team of 268 for him to deliver the world’s highest video broadcast from the summit of Mt Everest to the BBC Newschannel. Hughes is a current 787 pilot and as the founder of Reignite Consulting, he globally delivers Management Development programmes to executive teams and helps organisations establish or reaffirm their vision and values.

Writer, Broadcaster and Thought Leader

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Matthew Syed is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change and has worked with many leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement. He is the author of 3 best-selling books on the science of performance – Bounce (2010), Black Box Thinking (2015) and You Are Awesome (for children – 2018). Matthew Syed is a multi-award winning columnist for The Times and regular TV and radio broadcaster.

World Cup Winning Rugby Coach

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Sir Clive Woodward is the World Cup winning Head Coach who led England's rugby players to World Cup glory in Australia in 2003. A former England International and British & Irish Lion himself, during Clive's tenure as Head Coach England moved from 6th in the world to being the number one ranked team, winning every trophy an England team can win.

Organisational Psychologist

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John is a respected organisational psychologist, best-selling New York Times author and CEO of APS (Amaechi Performance Systems). John partners with organisations to help leaders move from being transactional to transformational. He focuses on improving performance, solving intractable people problems and creates thriving workplaces despite the challenges and disruption of the modern world. Prior to founding his own firm, John spent several years as a professional athlete, becoming the first Brit to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The Man who Rowed Across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to San Francisco

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Dawson achieved a world first in 2009 when he and his partner, Chris Martin, became the first and only people ever to successfully row the 7,000 miles across the North Pacific Ocean from Japan to San Francisco. After multiple voyages and attempts across both the Pacific and Atlantic, Dawson knows what it takes to face seemingly impossible odds, to overcome them and achieve in life's most difficult challenges. He draws on huge experience to discuss teamwork, determination to achieve something that has not been achieved before. And he applies these principles readily ot the professional environment. Funny, engaging and down-to-earth Mick is in his own words: "an ordinary man who achieved something extraordinary".

Olympic Medalist, Diplomat

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Cath is a speaker and leadership consultant, drawing on her practical experience from two high pressure careers as an Olympic rower and a senior diplomat specialising in conflict stabilisation.

Record-Holding Rower, Eco-Adventurer, Resilience Coach, Environmentalist

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There is no better way to acquire advanced expertise on self-mastery, resilience, and stress management than to spend up to 5 months alone at sea on a 23-foot rowboat, thousands of miles from land and humanity, at the mercy of winds, waves and currents. Since 2005 Roz has become the world's foremost female ocean rower, having rowed - solo - across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. An Oxford-trained lawyer, Roz spent the first 11 years of her career working as a management consultant, braving nothing more intrepid than rush hour on the London Underground, before an environmental epiphany led to a radical personal transformation into a world class adventurer.

Double Olympic Champion and Motivational Speaker

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Dame Kelly Holmes is the British Olympian who won two gold medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She set British records in numerous events and still holds them over the 600, 800, 1000, and 1500 metres. Now a high-profile TV personality, commentator and charity figure, she continues to inspire people of all generations. She shares her motivational journey and stories of overcoming adversity, setbacks, and desperation to finally achieve her lifelong dreams.