In a world that is constantly evolving and facing new challenges, the ability to navigate change is not just a skill, but a necessity. This year, we are honored to present a lineup of keynote speakers who have not only mastered the art of navigating change but have also inspired countless others to do the same. Each speaker brings a unique perspective, forged by personal experiences and professional expertise, to help guide us through the complexities of transformation in various fields. From innovative business strategies to personal resilience, from technological foresight to cultural insights, these speakers are recognized leaders in their respective domains. Their stories are not just narratives of success but are powerful testaments to the human spirit’s capacity to adapt, innovate, and thrive in the face of change. Join us in celebrating and learning from these exceptional individuals who are shaping the future with their vision and leadership.

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Kaplan Mobray

Recognized by Meetings and Conventions Magazine as one of the nation’s top business speakers, Kaplan Mobray is one of the world’s most dynamic and inspirational business speakers and award-winning author of “The 10Ks of Personal Branding. An innovative mastermind, Kaplan has inspired and transformed countless lives through his insightful and groundbreaking approach to personal branding and leadership development. Kaplan has delivered keynote presentations and leadership development workshops on 5 continents helping individuals globally to build their brand and advance their career. Additionally, Kaplan has been a frequent main platform speaker at the prestigious Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) national and global conferences.

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Shola Richards

Shola Richards is a dynamic keynote speaker, the best-selling author of “Making Work Work”, and “Go Together”, an in-demand workplace civility expert, and a prolific writer with a passionate worldwide following. His articles and wildly-popular Monday morning “Go Together Movement” email series have impacted people in over 160 countries, and his work has been featured on the Today Show, CBS This Morning, Forbes, Black Enterprise, Complete Wellbeing India, and Business Insider Australia.

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Shabnam Mogharabi

Shabnam Mogharabi is an entertainment entrepreneur, author, and journalist with more than 20 years of experience in media and storytelling. She is a lifelong student of positive psychology and an expert on how to create socially impactful and entertaining content. Shabnam believes embracing the power of joy is an act of rebellion, and in her insightful, interactive sessions, she shares practical tips about what it takes to truly bring more joy into your life both personally and professionally.

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Sam Rad 

Sam Rad combines the mindsets of an anthropologist and technologist, bringing her “radical next” perspectives on what’s in store for the future. With the charisma of a rockstar, curiosity of an anthropologist, creativity of an entrepreneur, and calm confidence of an ex-professional skydiver, Sam effortlessly guides organizations and individuals to thrive in times of radical and accelerating change. Through her signature candid and clever delivery, Sam distills complex topics while leading the audience on a compelling, informative, and approachable journey of educational storytelling.

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Dr. Simone Ahuja

Simone Ahuja is a top innovation keynote speaker, best-selling author, and founder of Blood Orange, an innovation and strategy firm. She is a columnist for Harvard Business Review and serves as an advisor to MIT’s Practical Impact Alliance and Noora Health, a FastCompany “Most Innovative Company”.

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Shawn Ellis

With more than 20 years of experience in leadership, entrepreneurship, and collaboration with the world’s top thought leaders, keynote speaker Shawn Ellis is championing a new era of resilient leadership that can adapt, evolve, and emerge stronger from adversity. His transformative framework, The Reboot Roadmap, enables individuals and organizations to not just survive challenges, but to go Beyond Resilience and thrive, returning stronger and more effective than ever before in a deeply fulfilling, human-centric work environment.

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Devon Harris

As an original member of the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team and captain of the 1992 and 1998 teams; 3-time Olympian, Devon Harris achieved his grand dream. His current dream is to inspire others to achieve theirs. As an international motivational keynote speaker, Devon is tapping the same energy, determination and skills that enabled him to bobsled with the best in the world and is now sparking audiences of all ages to dream big and take their “game” to the next level.

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Jason O. Harris

Creating high performing workplace cultures that are balanced, sustainable and thriving is the goal of every organization, and it is the mission of Lieutenant Colonel Jason O. Harris to help them get there. For over 20 years as a United States Air Force officer and special operations pilot, he has led teams where trust was the basis of every successful operation. Over the course of his career, he has served more than 2,000 combat hours and 470 combat sorties around the globe. These high-risk combat experiences have all served as the launching point for his proprietary NO FAIL TRUST methodology. His proven framework serves organizations as a tool to empower executives and team members to foster an environment of mutual trust, responsibility, and productivity.

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Lisa Lee 

Lisa Lee is the co-owner and Managing Partner of Agnes and Sherman, a modern Chinese American diner based in the heart of Houston, Texas, and she is committed to investing in and supporting companies owned by women and people of color.

Lisa was formerly a seasoned tech executive, serving as the Vice President of Global Culture and Belonging at DoorDash, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing on-demand logistics platform. Lisa oversaw Employee Engagement, Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Lisa weaved together an interconnected employee engagement strategy for the DoorDash team to grow more than they thought possible in the midst of unprecedented growth from 1,000 to 10,000 employees.

Prior to joining DoorDash, Lisa held leadership roles at Squarespace, Pandora Radio, and Meta (formerly Facebook). She has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, on NPR, and at SXSW, and has been invited to be the keynote speaker at multiple tech conferences.

Lisa also served as the publisher of Hyphen magazine, an award-winning print and digital publication about Asian American arts, culture, and politics and co-founded Thick Dumpling Skin, a positive body image website for the Asian American community. Lisa sits on the board of Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE) and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

Lisa holds a B.A. in Mass Communications and a B.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Dr. Luana Marques

Radiating an energetic blend of personal charisma and scholarly depth, Dr. Luana has emerged as a powerful force in the global speaking circuit. She is known for her captivating presence and dynamic storytelling that weaves together the threads of her personal journey and professional expertise to inspire transformation in her audiences.

Dr. Luana’s personal story of overcoming adversity, trauma, and poverty while growing up in Brazil provides authenticity and depth to her message. Today, as an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Past President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and best-seller author, Dr. Luana is a paragon of resilience, determination, and boldness.

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Duncan Wardle

Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan and his team helped Imagineering, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar, and Disney Parks to innovate, creating magical new storylines and experiences. He now brings his extensive Disney expertise to audiences around the world using a unique approach to Design Thinking, helping people capture unlikely connections, leading to fresh thinking and disruptive ideas.

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Nina Sossamon-Pogue

Nina Sossamon-Pogue is sought after speaker, best-selling author, and podcast host, dedicated to helping individuals and companies thrive during tough times. Nina was a member the USA Gymnastics team, then became an award-winning journalist and Emmy-award winning television news anchor. Nina left TV for a friends Tech start up and spent 12 years on the leadership team of a technology company during its hyper-growth expansion and highly successful IPO. Nina became known for her ability to handle major failures and devastating plot twists in her life and reach new levels of success. With a passion to help others, she began her research into why some people thrive during adversity while others struggle. 

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Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner is a creative troublemaker. He started his career as a jazz guitarist and then went on to become the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is also a deeply experienced business leader, venture capitalist, top-rated keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and professional jazz guitarist. He is a world-renown expert on innovation, disruption, and hyper-growth leadership.

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Simon T. Bailey

A keynote speaker, a success coach, an author, television host, and philanthropist, Simon T. Bailey’s purpose in life is to help you discover your brilliance. Every single person has brilliance within them. The problem is that this brilliance often gets buried by society’s rigid rules on how we are allowed to use our talents and abilities. It’s only when we learn to shift our way of thinking that we can find our spark.

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Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon, PhD is a creativity strategist; global keynote speaker; author of the award winning The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation and Intuition at Work; and has been featured in Forbes and in Fast Company. As president of Figure 8 Thinking, LLC she advises leaders on transformation- by applying wonder and rigor to amplify growth and business value.