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Commander Indigenous Covert Operations Forces In Iraq & Afghanistan

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Mike served for almost two decades with British Special Forces, ultimately commanding their covert indigenous special operations programmes in Iraq and Afghanistan. His experience in ‘behind the lines’ covert target development is unsurpassed in modern day Special Forces having served the longest operational tour in Afghanistan in the history of the modern day British Army.

Researcher, Advisor, TED Speaker, and Author

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Dr. Lior Zoref is a researcher, advisor, TED speaker, and author of the best-selling book, Mindsharing – the art of crowd sourcing everything about the power of collective intelligence. His book was translated to many languages and was listed by Inc. magazine as one of the best books for entrepreneurs along with books by Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Tony Hsieh. Dr. Zoref has been invited to speak at some of the world’s most innovative organizations, including Google, MIT Media Lab, Columbia University, The White House, Nike, Microsoft, and LinkedIn.

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.

Best-Selling Author, Professor, Expert on the Future of Marketing and Customer Relationships

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Steven Van Belleghem is a thought leader on the transformation of customer relations and the future of marketing. In 2012, Steven founded the inspiration company B-Conversational. He gives strategic advice to companies around the globe, helping them better understand the world of conversations, social media and digital marketing. In addition, he also helps clients set up long-term inspirational programs to change the mindset and enrich the knowledge of their teams. Steven started his professional career in 2000 as a research assistant at the Vlerick Business School, where he remains a guest marketing professor to this day. He is an expert in guiding companies through the smart usage of technology in the customer relationship, without forgetting the human side of business. In 2001, Steven became one of the first employees to join InSites Consulting, an innovative start-up in the online research industry. Over the next eleven years, he worked his way up to become one of the company’s managing partners and shareholders. During this period, the company grew from just 8 staff to 130 with branches in 5 countries. Steven is a best-selling author of business books. His latest, titled “When Digital becomes Human” (2014), describes the need to digitise the customer relationship without forgetting the human aspect. He believes that today’s world not only needs a digital transformation; the human side of business is also in need of a makeover. His two previous books, “The Conversation Manager” (2010) and “The Conversation Company” (2012), are award-winning best-sellers with more than 50,000 copies sold.

First British Astronaut to the International Space Station

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Tim Peake was the first British ESA astronaut to visit the International Space Station, where his work during mission Principia captured the hearts and minds of millions. He has a background as a test pilot and a British Army Air Corps officer and he is also a STEM ambassador and best-selling author.

Renowned Business Strategist, Best-Selling Author, & Popular Fast Company Blogger

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Kaihan Krippendorff is an acclaimed business strategist. He has insider knowledge of the world’s most innovative businesses through his popular Fast Company blog and is the best-selling author of Outthink the Competition. With actionable content and tremendous stage presence, he teaches audiences how to think about problems differently and apply those lessons to business. His goal is to help his audience create “fourth options” for themselves – the strategic advantages their competitors don’t see, don’t expect, and cannot (or will not) emulate.

Deep-Sea Explorer and Discoverer of the Titanic and Life at the Bottom of the Sea

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Bob Ballard shares amazing stories with incredible enthusiasm and energy about the treasures of the ocean and how new discoveries could solve the world’s toughest problems. The man who discovered the Titanic, the Bismarck, and life at the bottom of the sea is an enthralling presenter who inspires curiosity and adventure through science and education. He weaves in his own discoveries to illustrate his points and uses incredible pictures to bring his adventures to life.

Research Associate at the Oxford University, former Google strategist, and Author of Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy

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James Williams’ work sits at the intersection of philosophy, ethics, and technology. A research associate at Oxford’s Internet Institute, he worked for 10 years at Google, where he received the company’s highest honor, the Founder’s Award, for his work on search advertising. He is particularly interested in advancing freedom of thought and wellbeing in environments of highly persuasive design, and authored a new book on this topic, Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy.

Best-Selling Author and Expert On China & The Asian Marketplace

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Joe Studwell is an expert on China and the emerging Asian marketplace and the best-selling author of ten books, including The China Dream, Asian Godfathers, and How Asia Works. He has worked as a writer, journalist, and broadcaster around the world, and his expertise has been featured in publications including The Economist, titles of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), The Financial Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Observer Magazine, Asia Inc., and the Evening Standard as well as on television and radio. Joe's talks are always lively and positive, filled with anecdotes and humour, and thought-provoking for policy-makers, management strategists, and portfolio investors alike.

Thought Leader & Futurist, Transformation, Leadership & the Digital Future

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After a successful spell at top ten ad agency TBWA, working on disruptive brand strategies for clients like PlayStation and Nike, at the age of 24, Nick decided to set up on his own. He founded a pioneering innovation consultancy, which has seen him work on numerous global launches including Xbox, Unilever’s 7 year future of laundry, the BBC’s most successful TV show of all time (Dancing with the Stars) and sustainable cities for the UK government.

Best-Selling Author of Delete and Big Data and Expert on the Networked Economy

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Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is the best-selling and award-winning author of Delete and Big Data; an expert on the role of data in the networked economy; and the professor of internet governance and regulation at Oxford University. He tackles what big data is, how it will change our lives, and what we can do to protect ourselves. Of his book, Forbes said, “What I’m certain about is that Big Data will be the defining text in the discussion for some time to come.”

Co-Founder & Chairman of Honest Tea & Expert On Using Game Theory To Improve Business Strategy

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Barry Nalebuff is the co-founder of Honest Tea and an expert on using game theory to improve business strategy. In fascinating and engaging presentations, he helps audiences use these concepts to create new, effective solutions for their organizations. The author of six books, including best-selling Thinking Strategically and Co-opetition, he uses a diverse array of case studies about game theory to lead audiences to surprising revelations. With his sharp wit and warm sense of humor, he goes beyond the old rules of competition and cooperation to combine the advantages of both.