Famous Author and CEO Coach
Ken is the CEO of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a leading executive training company and the author of some of the most important business books of our time including, The One Minute Manager, The Secret, Servant Leadership in Action, How You Can Achieve Great Relations and Results and 60 other best selling business books. He is one of the world’s foremost experts on managing oneself, managing teams and managing organizations.
The CEO who turned around Continental Airlines, PwC, Burger King, Quiznos and more
Serial turn around CEO. He turned around Continental Airlines, PwC Consulting, Burger King an Quiznos Sub and now Chairman of CCMP Capital. Heerves on the board of Home Depot and ADP. Author of Right Away & All At Once: 5 Steps to Transform Your Business and Enrich Your Life
CEO, ITR Economics. Alan is a master forecaster (unprecented 94.7% accuracy) with a knack for seeing around the corner what is likely to happen based on demographic, political and economic trends. Make sure you are prepared for what will come next and use these insights to protect what you’ve built and take advantage of emerging opportunities.
Former Chairman and CEO of General Electric
Jeff Immelt is the former Chairman and CEO of General Electric, which he led for 16 years after Jack Welch. He is now a partner at NEA.
Immelt has been named one of the “World’s Best CEOs” three times by Barron’s. During his tenure as CEO, GE was named “America’s Most Admired Company” by Fortune magazine and one of “The World’s Most Respected Companies” in polls by Barron’s and the Financial Times.
Leading global expert in negotiation strategy and decision-making
For the last two decades as CEO of a boutique advisory firm, Medvec & Associates, Dr. Medvec has advised on mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and significant customer and supplier contracts. She has advised many Fortune 500 companies (including Google, J&J, Microsoft, IBM, Goldman Sachs, Blackrock and McDonalds), as well as smaller, fast-growing organizations.
Dr. Medvec is also a Professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the co-founder and Executive Director of the Center for Executive Women at Kellogg. She has won the Best of the Best award from YPO multiple times for the value of her presentation.
Sports Illustrated writer and Performance Analyst
This award-winning Sports Illustrated writer and author of the best-selling book What Makes Great Teams Great: How to Build Winning Cultures has interviewed the best athletes and coaches in the world over the past 20 years and identified the 16 things that the best teams and coaches do differently.