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Event Location: Rhode Island
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Chairman of Albertson’s, Former CEO of Starbucks, & Former CEO of Extended Stay Hotels, and Former CEO of Pathmark Supermarkets

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  • Local: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • Asia: $75,001 and up*
Jim Donald – the current co-chairman and former CEO of Albertson's, and the former CEO of Starbucks, Haggen Food & Pharmacy, and Extended Stay Hotels – focuses on innovation, quality, and service. He started his career as a grocer; he was handpicked by Sam Walton to build a supermarket presence for Wal-Mart. He helped Starbucks enjoy record growth and performance and increase its social responsibility commitment. At Extended Stay Hotels, Donald utilizing his reputation for turning around ailing companies. Named one of the “Top 25 CEOs in the World,” he addresses leadership, management, the power of one customer.

Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Commerce & Fmr. CEO of Kellogg

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Carlos Gutierrez is the former CEO of Kellogg, the former vice chairman of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group, and a former secretary of commerce, where he was a core member of President Bush’s economic team. He began as the youngest CEO in Kellogg’s history, and Fortune dubbed him “the man who fixed [the company].” He was also an advisor to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns and a member of the Debt Reduction Task Force at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Suave and charismatic, he discusses leadership and how politics and policy affect commerce.

Former President and CEO of Walmart; Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors at Walmart

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Lee Scott, chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors at Walmart, was the company’s third CEO, following Sam Walton and David Glass. During his tenure, the company emerged as the world’s largest retailer, earning the Fortune No. 1 spot six times. Creating an environment where diversity, innovation, and excellence could flourish, he was twice named one of TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people.” Scott addresses global business, leadership, innovation, supply chain management, sustainability, corporate culture, and social responsibility.

Global Economist, Author & Investor in the Future

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  • Asia: $75,001 and up*
Dr. Dambisa Moyo is an international economist who analyzes the macroeconomy and global affairs. She has travelled to more than 80 countries over the last decade, during which time she has developed a unique knowledge base on the political, economic, and financial workings of emerging economies, in particular the BRICs and the frontier economies in Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. Her work examines the interplay between rapidly developing countries, international business, and the global economy, while highlighting the key opportunities for investment. She is the author of multiple New York Times best-selling books, including Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth - and How to Fix It, Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa, How The West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly - And the Stark Choices Ahead, and Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World. Moyo was recognized as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" by TIME magazine, and was named to the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Forum. Her work regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications, such as the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Former Chief Executive & Chairman of Interbrand

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  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
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Rita Clifton is the former chief executive and Chairman of Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, and has been referred to as the “doyenne of branding” according to Campaign magazine and a “brand guru” according to the Financial Times. She vastly experienced and respected in the advertising industry, having worked at Saatchi & Saatchi for 12 years, becoming Vice Chairman and Executive Planning Director in 1995. She also joined Interbrand as Chief Executive in 1997, becoming chairman in 2002. Clifton speaks on leadership, corporate reputation, and communicating sustainably as well as all aspects of branding and marketing.
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