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Originally from London, Rob studied geography at Edinburgh University and did his teacher training at Oxford University before teaching geography in an Oxfordshire Secondary School for two years. It was then, at the age of 27, that he set off on his 3-year Cycling Home... View More

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In 1998, with only a computer and $30, Ashoka Fellow, Reebok Human Rights Award–winner and leading child sex trafficking advocate Rachel Lloyd established Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) to support American girls and young women survivors of commercial... View More

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Jenn Lim is the CEO and CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of Delivering Happiness (DH), a company she and Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos.com) co-founded to inspire science-based happiness, passion and purpose at work, home and in everyday life. Jenn has been a consultant with... View More

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Bob Goff is the New York Times Best-Selling Author of Love Does, as well as an attorney who founded Love Does, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia. Bob is a sought after speaker for leadership, church and university... View More

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Ted Dintersmith is one of America’s leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, and education. Ted’s professional experience includes two decades in venture capital, including being ranked by Business 2.0 as the top-performing U.S. venture capitalist for 1995-1999. He... View More

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When I woke up in the Baghdad ER on April 13, 2004, the furthest thing from my mind was being a Paralympian. At the time, I didn't even know what that word meant. After 24 years of having both my legs, I was suddenly missing one, taken from me by a roadside bomb on the... View More

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Lance Allred, with his 5 Principles of Perseverance,is the first legally deaf player in NBA history. Known as “The Lion,” he is a best-selling author of Basketball Gods and Longshotand is an expert on Leadership, Perseverance and Grit. Standing at 6’11 and born with 80%... View More

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Vikram Mansharamani first gained widespread attention in 2011 with his book Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst. Since then he’s gone on to show others how to use his multi-lens approach to manage risk, navigate uncertainty and peer into the future... View More

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Steph’s resume of climbing achievements spans 25 years. She was the first woman to free climb the Salathe Wall on El Capitan, and the second woman to free climb El Cap in under 24 hours. She has established first ascents around the world, of dicult rock climbs and high... View More

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On January 15, 2009, returning home from a routine business trip, Dave Sanderson survived "The Miracle on the Hudson." When a bird strike hit US Airways Flight 1549, there was no choice for the crew but to ditch the plane into the Hudson River. Sitting on the plane, in... View More

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During Gorbis’ tenure with IFTF and previously with SRI International, she has worked with hundreds of organizations in business, education, government, and philanthropy, bringing a future perspective to develop vision and strategies, improve innovation capacity, and... View More

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Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who learned to read when he was 12-years-old. He since earned an honors degree in English Literature at Brown University and has written and published two books. The first, “Learning Outside The Lines” (now in its 14th... View More

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Amory B. Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute Cofounder, Chairman, and Chief Scientist, is a consultant experimental physicist educated at Harvard and Oxford. He has received an Oxford MA (by virtue of being a don), nine honorary doctorates, a MacArthur Fellowship, the Heinz,... View More

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Frans Johansson has electrified and inspired audiences worldwide with his message on innovation, diversity and success based on the core ideas in his books: The Medici Effect (HBS Press, 2004), an international bestseller that shattered assumptions about how great ideas... View More

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Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP, is the author of the best-selling book, “Creating Your Best Life,” which is the only mass market book written on the science of goal accomplishment and its intersection with the science of happiness. She is one of the first graduates of the... View More

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As a child, Nicole was ambitious, energetic and outgoing. She spent much of her childhood outdoors kicking soccer balls and exploring the outdoors with her two older brothers. Then at 8 years old, she was diagnosed with Osteogenic Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.... View More

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Kurt Schwengel has been teaching Kindergarten in Santa Monica, Ca since 1995. He is also a national presenter for a variety of topics ranging from technology to creative teaching. He is an "NBC Crystal Apple" winner, eHow education expert, Google Certified Teacher and... View More

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Mike Robbins is the author of three books, Focus on the Good Stuff, Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken, and his latest, Nothing Changes Until You Do. He’s an expert in teamwork, emotional intelligence, and the powers of appreciation and authenticity who delivers... View More

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Josh Linkner – who started his career as a jazz guitarist - personifies creativity, entrepreneurship and disruptive innovation. He has been the founder and CEO of four tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. Josh is the author of two New... View More

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Sharyl Attkisson is a five time Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist based in Washington D.C. She is author of a new book entitled “The Smear” (Harper Collins, June 2017), which addresses how fake news and shady political operatives control early every image the... View More

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On March 13, 2011 Nancy’s 27 year old son Peter was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. Their world changed in a moment. They were told that there is no treatment or cure and the prognosis was 2-5 years. Since that day, Nancy has immersed herself in the ALS... View More

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Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor and innovator who also speaks on healthcare trends. Kraft has over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. Kraft chairs the Medicine track for... View More

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As a Hall of Fame international keynote speaker, author, comedian, and world-class guitarist, Mike Rayburn is an inspirational thought leader and one of the most in-demand and un-conventional keynote artists in the world. Drawing from his success as an entrepreneur as... View More

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Denise initially cultivated her brand-building approaches through several high-level positions in advertising and client-side marketing. She served as lead strategist at advertising agencies for Burger King and Land Rover and as the marketing leader and analyst for Jack... View More

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Kevin Harrington – Inventor of the Infomercial, Original Shark on Shark Tank and As Seen on TV Pioneer – is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time. In 1980 Harrington started The Small Business Center and Franchise America. Kevin, as a real estate and... View More