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Futurist; Trends, Scenarios, & Strategic Foresight Leader; Managing Director, Future Today Institute

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A forward-thinking expert on the digital future and the possibilities new technology presents to reshape society and the ways businesses operate, Melanie Subin is a leading futurist who provides strategic foresight, insights development, corporate innovation and transformation strategies, and strategic management and design processes that help to position organizations in every industry for sustainable success. Subin currently serves as the managing director for the Future Today Institute, a foresight and strategy firm founded by world-renowned futurist Amy Webb that leverages research, signals, and trends to help businesses reduce uncertainty and prepare for plausible futures. Throughout her career, she has assessed the impact of major external forces, such as climate change, increased technological sophistication, changing consumer and business preferences, and rising connectivity on the risks and opportunities facing small, medium, and large businesses across the globe.

Global Innovator & Entrepreneur; Co-Founder & CEO of Highclere Castle Spirits

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Adam von Gootkin is a globally recognized innovator and risk-taker who has revolutionized the spirits industry with his unique approach to traditional business principles. Carrying on his family’s entrepreneurial legacy in the spirits industry, which began in the 1800s and continued through the prohibition era and into the present day, von Gootkin is the co-founder and CEO of Highclere Castle Spirits and the co-founder of Highclere Castle Cigar Co. A visionary in every sense of the word, von Gootkin has built an empire on foundations of authenticity and has re-written the rules for how organizations can spark innovation on the path to radical success.

Dean Emeritus, Yale School of Management and Former Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade

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At the complex intersection of global politics, economics, investment, and financial markets sits Jeffrey Garten. Few experts can boast such high-level experience in both government and business, as well as a deep knowledge of the global economic picture. He has earned an unparalleled reputation. His experience, from the emerging markets to the dean’s office at the Yale School of Management, has made him a hot commodity for organizations whose survival depends on a clear picture of the state of the global economy and the underlying implications of America’s policies.

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.

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.

Author, The End of Cheap China

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Shaun Rein is the author of the best-selling book The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends That Will Disrupt the World and the managing director of the China Market Research Group. He is one of the preeminent thought leaders on strategy consulting in China. Millions read his regular column in Bloomberg Businessweek. In an engaging and informative presentation, he details the cultural and economic trends that affect doing business in China, the U.S.-China relationship, and the opportunities arising in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.

Prime Storyteller, MorningNewsBeat.com and Business Author

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Kevin Coupe is the co-author, with Michael Sansolo, of The Big Picture: Essential Business Lessons From The Movies. The film uses movies ranging from The Godfather to Young Frankenstein to illustrate tenets of leadership, the importance of marketing and branding, and how to survive in the workplace.
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Beijing Bureau Chief, The Economist

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Currently, David has taken over as Beijing Bureau Chief for The Economist. David was the Washington bureau chief and "Lexington" columnist of The Economist from 2012 to 2018. Before that he was UK political editor and "Bagehot" columnist of The Economist and before that he was EU correspondent and "Charlemagne" columnist of The Economist. No other journalist at the magazine has written all three of those columns. The postings have given David a front-row seat as economic woes and populist political forces have upended the global world order that some had thought was settled. Over the years David has interviewed heads of state, heads of government, cabinet secretaries, and countless elected politicians and newsmakers, and reported from more than 50 countries.

Best-Selling Author & CEO of Innovation Research Lab, Tomorrow

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Mike Walsh is the best-selling author of Futuretainment and is CEO of innovation research lab, Tomorrow, a leading authority on the digital future. Mike's expertise is explaining new patterns of consumer behaviour and disruptive technologies in emerging markets. Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike takes an anthropological approach—scanning the near horizon for disruptive technologies and consumer innovations on the verge of hitting critical mass, and then translating these into usable business strategies. Constantly travelling the world for the best ideas, Mike spends more than 300 days a year on the road interviewing innovators, entrepreneurs, and corporate revolutionaries to provide his clients and audiences with a fresh and compelling vision of tomorrow’s opportunities. Mike's latest book, The Algorithmic Leader: How to be smart when machines are smarter than you, offers a hopeful and practical guide for reinventing leadership and organizations. Mike's other books include Futuretainment, published by Phaidon (winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York) and The Dictionary Of Dangerous Ideas.

Business Consultant & Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies

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Andrew Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is a globally recognized expert on how companies can profit from solving the world’s biggest challenges. His views on strategy have been sought after by many of the world’s leading companies, including HP, Ingersoll Rand, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott, PepsiCo, PwC, and Unilever. Andrew's latest book, The Big Pivot was selected as one of the "Best Business Books" by Strategy+Business magazine. Andrew’s first book, Green to Gold, was the top-selling green business title of the last decade, selling more than 100,000 copies in seven languages. Inc. Magazine included Green to Gold on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own. Andrew’s speeches around the globe, including a TED talk, provide a practical and optimistic roadmap to help leaders build thriving, resilient companies in a volatile world. He received degrees in economics, business, and environmental management from Princeton, Columbia, and Yale.

Leader of the 1st Singapore Everest Expedition

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David Lim led the first Singapore Mount Everest Expedition. He delivers unforgettable talks on leadership and bouncing back from setbacks, having battled a nerve disorder that left him partially disabled. Lim helps people believe they can be more than ordinary. He is on the adjunct faculty for INSEAD’s business school and the author of three books: Mountain to Climb, Against Giants: The Life and Climbs of a Disabled Mountaineer, and How Leaders Lead: 71 Lessons in Leading Yourself and Others.
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Keynote Speaker to over 1500 Organizations Worldwide, Blue Angel Lead Solo Pilot, Stanford Fellow, Bestselling Author and ‘Gratitude Guru’

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John Foley creates an experience that transcends the traditional keynote. He has been recognized as one of the top ten most in demand speakers because of his high energy content and delivery. Using footage from inside the cockpit of the Blue Angels F-18 and behind the scenes documentary video, John creates an audio visual experience along with his deep knowledge of leadership and high performance.