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Best-selling Authors

Smart Speaker's roster is comprised of the best bestselling authors, politicians, entrepreneurs, gurus, thought leaders and world-renowned experts from many backgrounds and industries, that deliver powerful and entertaining conferences.

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Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz is an acclaimed Nobel Prize laureate in Economics and one of the world’s most talented and influential economists and thought leaders. He is the former Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank and is currently a professor at Columbia University.  


Geoff Colvin

Geoff Colvin is one of America's most respected business analysts, editor of Fortune magazine and moderator of the prestigious 'Fortune CEO Forums', which each year bring together the brightest minds in business.


Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner is a successful entrepreneur, author, philanthropist and motivational speaker. His book, The Pursuit of Happyness, became a best seller and was later turned into an Academy Award nominated movie starring Will Smith. 


Sanjay Koshla

Sanjay Khosla is the former International President of Mondelez, where he led the transformation of Kraft Foods to Mondelez and the integration of Cadbury into the new company. He is currently a Professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Todd Buchholz

Todd Buchholz is a former White House director of economic policy, Harvard professor and best-selling author and speaker. 


Dr. Robert Cialdini

Dr. Robert Cialdini is an acclaimed psychologist and business consultant. His global best seller, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, which has sold 3 million copies, describes how to to master the science of persuasion and use it to effectively, and ethically, convince others. 


Raj Sisodia

Raj Sisodia is a distinguished professor at Babson College, the # 1 University for Entrepreneurship. Sisodia is the co-author of the best-seller (and movement) Conscious Capitalism, that seeks to promote business models that generate profitability while fostering the common good.


Mark Sanborn

Mark Sanborn is an international bestselling author and award-winning keynote speaker. He is a notable authority on Leadership, Customer Service and Teamwork.  


Cheryl Cran

Cheryl Cran is a respected consultant, business woman and world-class keynote speaker who specializes in the effects of new technologies and collaboration on the workplace.


Immaculée Ilibagiza

A survivor of the Rwandan genocide, Immaculée Ilibagiza is an extraordinary woman who learned to forgive, found God and discovered her purpose in life: to fight so that such an event never happens again. 


Seth Mattison

Seth Mattison is a renowned expert, author and international speaker who shares the latest trends and transformational changes that the Digital Age and the new generations are having in the world of work.


Paul Falcone

Paul Falcone is a renowned expert on effective hiring, performance management, and leadership development, especially in terms of helping companies build higher performing leadership teams.


Robyn Benincasa

Intrepid woman, New York Times best-selling author, award-winning speaker, ‘CNN Hero’. Robyn Benincasa is also the winner of the Eco-Challenge, perhaps one of the most difficult and demanding team races in the world.


Dr. Ellen Langer

Dr. Ellen Langer is an outstanding professor in the Psychology Department at Harvard University, widely regarded as the “Mother of Mindfulness”.”


Matt Tenney

Matt Tenney is a top expert and public speaker on “Service Leadership”. Author of the best-seller “Serving to be Great” that crystallizes the leadership lessons of his journey from prisoner, to monk, to CEO advisor.


Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak is best known as the co-founder of Apple Computer, which helped shape the personal computer industry and continues to revolutionize our lives.


Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold is a successful entrepreneur, advisor and coach to CEOs, and the author of Double Double, a global bestseller that offers insight on how to double a company’s revenue in 3 years.


Daymond John

Daymond John is a pioneer in the fashion industry, motivational speaker, best selling author and a prolific entrepreneur, star of the popular and award-winning show Shark Tank. 


Harry Paul

Harry Paul is an internationally sought-after speaker and author of “FISH! A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results”, one of the best-selling business books of all time.


Tal Ben-Shahar

Tal Ben-Shahar is an expert on leadership and positive psychology, author and lecturer who taught the most popular course at Harvard University on "Positive Psychology," and the university's third most popular course on "The Psychology of Leadership"—with a total of more than 1,400 students. 


Doug Lipp

Doug Lipp is an expert author, consultant and speaker in leadership and customer service. He was the head of Disney University, acclaimed for its commitment to superb customer service.


Shawn Achor

Shawn Achor is a former professor at Harvard University who has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. He is the author of “The Happiness Advantage”, a New York Times bestseller.


Stephen M.R. Covey

Stephen M. R. Covey is a New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything. He is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center and a successful and compelling speaker and corporate advisor.


Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh is a renowned digital futurist and a new economy visionary. He is a leading authority on disruptive innovation, digital transformation and new ways of thinking, a public speaker and the author of the bestseller 'Futuretainment'.


Chester Elton

Chester Elton is a charismatic keynote speaker, an expert in Corporate Culture and Leadership, and author of numerous best sellers about leadership and commitment in the workplace that have been translated in more than 30 languages.


Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham is an outstanding Management Guru. He is the author of two of the bestselling business books of all time, has two of Harvard Business Review’s most circulated, industry-changing cover articles, and his strengths assessments have been taken by over 10 million people worldwide.


Simon T. Bailey

Simon T. Bailey is one of the top 25 people who will help you reach your business and life goals through practical advice and specific tactics. With more than 87 million views around the world, his expertise shapes the lives of men and women around the world.


Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz is regarded as the guru of entrepreneurs. He is the author of the international bestseller “The Pumpkin Plan” which offers simple but powerful strategies to grow a business


Brett King

Brett King is a world-renowned financial expert, named Innovator of the Year by American Banker Magazine in 2012. King is the prolific author of Bank 2.0, a guide to the future of the industry in the Digital Age.


Bo Burlingham

Bo Burlingham is the influential editor-at-large of Inc Magazine and author of business best-sellers such as Small Giants and Finish Big.


Jordan Belfort

Jordan Belfort, better known as the Wolf of Wall Street, is the extraordinary businessman whose life inspired the eponymous movie directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.


John Howkins

John Howkins is a leading strategist on creativity and innovation. He is the author of “The Creative Economy”, which highlights the route to merge creativity and business.


Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin is an influential American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. He has written 21 bestselling books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment


Ron Insana

Ron Insana is a CNBC Senior Analyst and Commentator, Trailblazing Financial Journalist, Bestselling Author and Financial Professional


Katty Kay

BBC World News anchor and popular keynote speaker on American politics, global affairs, and issues impacting women. Co-author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Confidence CodeThe Confidence Code for Girls, and Womenomics.


Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard is a renowned speaker, author and consultant. He has co-authored over 30 best-selling books, including The One Minute Manager, which has sold more than 13 million copies.


Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson is an expert on executive leadership, business strategy, and innovation, and a sought-after coach, speaker, venture investor and New York Times bestselling author.


Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis is the visionary founder of Singularity University and the XPRIZEN Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions to promote humanity’s advancement.


Mike Abrashoff

Mike Abrashoff is an outstanding former Naval Commander, public speaker and one of the most remarkable modern day stories of organizational transformation. 


Robert Tucker

Robert Tucker is a renowned global futurist and innovation keynote speaker with a client list that includes over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies. Tucker is the president and founder of Innovation Resource Consulting Group.


Ram Charan

Ram Charan is a world-renowned business advisor, author and speaker who has spent the past 35 years working with many of the top companies, CEOs, and boards of our time. 


Howard Putnam

Howard Putnam is the former CEO of Southwest and Braniff Airlines and Group VP Marketing for United Airlines. Putnam is an accomplished business and motivational speaker, author, consultant, commentator, and online mentor on Leadership, Customer Service, Change, Transformation and Ethics.


Seth Godin

Seth Godin is a popular entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker. Godin is regarded as one of the most innovative and visionary marketers of our time and has been called “the Ultimate Entrepreneur for the Information Age” by Businessweek.


Marc Goodman

Marc Goodman is one of the world’s leading authorities on global security. He frequently advises industry leaders, security executives and global policy makers on the risks and opportunities of emerging technologies and has operated in more than 70 countries around the world.


Lisa Sanders

Lisa Sanders, M.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. Her New York Times column was the inspiration for the acclaimed TV Show “House M.D.” and the Netflix documentary “Diagnosis”. 


Lars Ulrich

The drummer and co-founder of the highly famed heavy metal band ‘Metallica’, Lars Ulrich is a historical music legend and part of the ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’.


Richard Saul Wurman

Richard Saul Wurman is a visionary creator and the founder of TED, the online conference platform that brings together the brightest minds on the planet under the motto “Ideas Worth Sharing,”


Amy Gallo

Amy Gallo is an outstanding expert and speaker in conflict resolution, communication and leadership. She is a contributing editor of the prestigious Harvard Business Review and author of the HBR Guide “Dealing with Conflict,” a practical manual for defusing disagreements professionally and productively.


Erik Qualman

Erik Qualman is a global authority, keynote speaker and bestselling author who has become the benchmark for doing business through social media.


Jeffrey Gitomer

Jeffrey Gitomer is an outstanding international speaker, considered the # 1 Selling Guru in the world, and the author of the mega best sellers "The Sales Bible" and "The Little Red Book of Selling."


Lior Arussy

Lior Arussy is a prominent consultant, public speaker and author, considered one of the main authorities on Customer Service and Customer Experience. He has worked on designing strategies for companies such as Mercedes-Benz, SAP, FedEx, Siemens, and many others.


Shep Hyken

Shep Hyken is a celebrated customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations.  He is also a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.


Liz Wiseman

Liz Wiseman is the former VP of Oracle University and the global leader for Human Resource Development. Wiseman is the author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, a Wall Street Journal bestseller.


Salim Ismail

Salim Ismail is a visionary and entrepreneur of the digital era. He is the founding Executive Director of Singularity University, the prestigious school sponsored by Google and NASA.


Bruce Turkel

Bruce Turkel is an influential marketer and public speaker, renowned as an expert in consumer behavior in the digital age. Turkel is well known for transforming Miami’s brand and image.


Vito Di Bari

Vito Di Bari is one of the three greatest futurists in the World. He is hailed as the "new European guru of innovation" by the New York Times and as the "great engineering dream-maker" by Economics Nobel Prize laureate Kenneth Arrow.


Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward is a legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist, Associate Editor at The Washington Post and Author of 20 Bestsellers. In collaboration with Carl Bernstein, Woodward broke the deeply disturbing news of the Watergate scandal.


Robin Sharma

Robin Sharma is considered to be one of the top 5 leadership experts in the world. His work is embraced by rock stars, royalty, billionaires and many celebrity CEOs.


Dr. Fabrizio Mancini

Dr. Fabrizio Mancini is an internationally acclaimed educator, businessman and speaker, and one of most renowned Health and Wellness experts in the field. Author of The Power of Self-Healing, an international bestseller.


Marshall Goldsmith

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is an executive coach and the #1 world authority in leadership according to Thinkers50 and Harvard Business Review. He is also a bestselling author and an inspiring public speaker.


Verne Harnish

Verne Harnish is a renowned consultant and author, regarded as the Guru of Business Growth and Expansion, and named by Fortune Magazine as one of the Ten Brightest Minds in Small Business.


John Mattone

John Mattone is a leadership guru and an authority on human talent management, recognized by the prestigious Thinkers50 list as one of the most important figures of the moment. Mattone was Steve Jobs's personal coach.


John Tschohl

John Tschohl is one of the world's highest authorities in customer service. Because of his influence and knowledge, Tschohl has been named "The Guru of Customer Service" by Time and Entrepreneur magazines.


Neil Rackham

Neil Rackham is known throughout the world as an influential speaker, writer, and seminal thinker on sales and marketing issues.


Dirk Beveridge

Dirk Beveridge is regarded as the Guru of sales, recognized as one of the top twenty sales speakers in the United States. He is the author of the Best-Seller Sales Management: Why the Best are the Better.


Michael Bosworth

Mike Bosworth has been a thought leader within the field of sales and marketing over the last several decades. He is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, story seeker and sales philosopher.


Michael Port

Michael Port is a sales expert and successful business coach. His best-seller, “Book Yourself Solid,” made the lists of the best business books in Business Week.


María Marín

One of the 25 most powerful women selected by top publication People en Espanol, María Marin is the go-to-leader for motivation and inspiration in the Latino community and one of the most influential women in Latin America.


Ken Segall

Ken Segall is the former Creative Director of NeXT and Apple. He came up with the legendary 'Think Different' slogan and worked alongside Steve Jobs developing ideas that materialized in iconic products such as the iMac and the iPhone.


Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders is a renowned entrepreneur, commentator and author of the Digital Era. A talented public speaker and consultant, he is also Yahoo!’s former Chief Solutions Officer and leadership coach.


Josh Linkner

Five-time tech entrepreneur, John Linkner is a hyper-growth CEO and host of Creative Troublemakers Podcast. He is author of the New York Times bestsellers, 'Disciplined Dreaming' and 'The Road to Reinvention'.


Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi is an American entrepreneur and recognized global thought leader, versed public speaker and best selling author. Ferrazzi is considered an authority on Networking and Business.


Jay Alan Samit

Jay Alan Samit is considered one of the leading experts in disruptive innovation today. A dynamic entrepreneur, international speaker and author, he has worked at companies such as Linkedin, eBay, Sony Music, Universal Studios, and EMI.


Whitney Johnson

Whitney Johnson an award-winning author, world-class keynote speaker, lecturer and executive coach and advisor. She is one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world as named by Thinkers50, and is renowned as an authority on innovation and disruptive strategy.

Nirmal Purja

Holder of 7 Guinness World Records, Nirmal Purja is an admirable mountaineer distinguished for being the first to scale all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks in less than seven months.

Shola Richards

Nicknamed "Brother Teresa", Shola Richards is a best-selling author, suicide survivor and exponent of the Ubuntu philosophy, preached by Nelson Mandela, which mission is to change the world based on how we treat each other at work. 

Navi Radjou

Navi Radjou is ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the 50 most influential management thinkers in the world who won the prestigious Thinkers50 Innovation Award in 2013.

Suneel Gupta

Bestselling author of 'Backable', Suneel Gupta is a Harvard instructor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker on human performance and well-being.

Dan Gingiss

Dan Gingiss is an international keynote speaker, customer experience coach, author, podcaster, and CXO of The Experience Maker™.

John Livesay

Known as “The Pitch Whisperer,” John Livesay is a keynote sales speaker who helps sales forces connect with today’s crazy-busy, ultra-savvy buyers by becoming master storytellers with magnetic pitches.

Paul Epstein

Former NFL & NBA Business Executive, Paul Epstein is a Leadership & Culture Expert, Bestselling Author, and Keynote Speaker.

Alex Goryachev

Former Managing Director of Global Innovation Programs and Strategy at Cisco, Alex Goryachev is an award-winning global technology executive and a Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of 'Fearless Innovation'.

Pat Williams

Pat Williams is a top business keynote speaker, founder of the Orlando Magic, and a basketball Hall of Famer.

Chris Voss

Christopher Voss is a negotiation expert, top keynote speaker, former kidnapping negotiator for the FBI, and author of a national bestselling book, Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As if Your Life Depended On It.

Julie Zhuo

Julie Zhuo is a top management keynote speaker, former VP of Facebook product design, and the bestselling author of The Making of a Manager

Frits van Paasschen

Frits van Paasschen is a top change management keynote speaker, bestselling author of The Disruptors’ Feast, and the former CEO of Coors Brewing Company and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick is a Bestselling Leadership Author on Workplace Engagement & High Performing Culture.

Tracy Tutor

Tracy Tutor is a top sales keynote speaker, real estate expert, star of 'Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles', and bestselling author of 'Fear is Just a Four Letter Word'.

Aaron Ross

Aaron Ross is a top sales keynote speaker, business growth expert, and bestselling author of 'Predictable Revenue'. His book was #1 on Amazon’s telemarketing list for over 2 years and has been called “The Sales Bible of the Silicon Valley.”

Tahl Raz

Tahl Raz is a top keynote speaker, bestselling author, and award-winning journalist. His New York Times best-seller 'Never Split The Difference' takes readers inside the world of high-stakes international kidnapping to reveal the FBI’s secrets of negotiation.

Jia Jiang

Jia Jiang is a top resilience keynote speaker with one of the most viewed TED Talks and the bestselling author of Rejection Proof. He is also the CEO of Wuju Learning.

Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik Eklund is a top sales keynote speaker, number one broker, star of “Million Dollar Listing,” and the bestselling author of The Sell. To date, he has closed over 5 billion dollars in real estate sales all over the world.

James Clear

James Clear is a personal development keynote speaker and the author of 'Atomic Habits', the #1 New York Times Bestseller andthe #1 best-selling book on Amazon in 2021 that has been translated into 50 languages.

Kim Perell

Kim Perell is an Entrepreneur Speaker, Angel Investor, CEO of Amobee, and Bestselling Author of 'The Execution Factor'.

Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry

Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry is an Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Thought Leader, Leadership, Performance and Change Expert.

Eric O’Neill

Eric O’Neill is a Cybersecurity Keynote Speaker, National Security Strategist at VMWare Carbon Black, Bestselling Author, Former FBI Operative, and Inspiration for the Film Breach.

Molly Bloom

Molly Bloom is a top inspirational virtual keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game. Her memoir was adapted into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin. 

Yossi Ghinsberg

Amazon survivor and life philosopher, Yossi Ghinsberg's book ‘Jungle’ has sold millions of copies globally, and has been produced as a major motion picture starring Daniel Radcliffe.

Grant Leboff

Grant Leboff is one of the U.K's leading Sales and Marketing experts. His book ‘Stickier Marketing’ went straight to #1 in the Amazon Sales & Marketing Chart, and was in the top 10 overall Business Chart.

Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen is a bestselling author of eight books and trends forecaster helping organisations and leaders stay one step ahead of disruption.

Matt Dixon

Chief Product and Research Leader at the Austin-based AI venture, Tethr. Matt Dixon is one of the World’s Leading Experts on Sales, Customer Service, and Customer Experience.

Kelly McDonald

Kelly McDonald is considered one of the nation’s top experts in marketing, leadership, the customer experience and consumer trends. Author of three best-selling books including 'How To Work And Lead People Not Like You'.

Dr. John Izzo

Dr. John Izzo is a bestselling author and leading thought leader on purpose, sustainability, social responsibility, employee engagement, and change management.

Jonah Berger

Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and internationally bestselling author of 'Contagious', 'Invisible Influence', and 'The Catalyst'.

Dr. Mario Alonso Puig

Dr. Mario Alonso Puig is a specialist in general surgery and the digestive system, and an eminence in the world of human intelligence and cognition. In addition to being a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, he is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Randi Zuckerberg

Randi Zuckerberg is an entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author, and Emmy-nominated tech media personality. She is the former CMO of Facebook and sister to its founder, Mark Zuckerberg.

Jeanne Bliss

Jeanne Bliss is a renowned expert in customer-centric leadership, often referred to as the “Godmother of Customer Experience”. Bliss has held the role of Chief Customer Officer at companies such as Microsoft  and Coldwell Banker.

Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O’Leary is an outstanding businessman and investor. He is a star in the popular TV Show Shark Tank and an expert public speaker on entrepreneurship, leadership and success. 

Blake Mycoskie

El hombre detrás de la marca TOMS Shoes y la campaña One for One, Blake Mycoskie ha donado millones de zapatos a niños de escasos recursos.

Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik is an acclaimed neuroscientist, author and Hollywood star, appearing as Amy Farrah Fowler in the massively popular sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”. 

Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is an outstanding entrepreneur, venture-capital pioneer and technology speaker. He is the chief evangelist of Canva and Apple veteran.

Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell is a renowned futurist, speaker and expert commentator on Consumer Technology Trends. Riddell the first ever Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for MARS Incorporated in Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew Sobel

Andrew Sobel is the leading authority on the strategies and skills required to create consistent revenue growth through lifelong client loyalty and trusted business partnerships.

Matthew Luhn

Matthew Luhn is a master storyteller and former Pixar Story Artist. He is a writer, story consultant, creative writing instructor and keynote speaker with over 25 years of experience creating, and helping businesses develop, memorable stories, characters, products and services.

Alexander Osterwalder

Alexander Osterwalder is one of the greatest experts in Business Model generation. Osterwalder's renowned methodology, Business Model Canvas, has been applied by thousands of entrepreneurs and companies around the world.

Patty McCord

Patty McCord is an inspiring Workplace Innovator, Culture and Leadership Consultant and Former Chief Talent Officer and the architect of Netflix’s enviable business culture.

William Taylor

William Taylor is a best-selling author, celebrated entrepreneur, and groundbreaking thinker who shows organizations and their leaders how to compete, innovate, and win. He made his name as co-founder and founding editor of Fast Company, one of the most influential magazines of the last two decades. 

Scott Mautz

Scott Mautz is a renowned Procter & Gamble veteran, best-selling author, entrepreneur and public speaker.

Bruce Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson is the lead vocalist of the legendary heavy-metal band Iron Maiden. Dickinson is also a skilled commercial aviation pilot, entrepreneur, and respected business speaker.

Douglas Conant

Douglas Conant is a leading businessman, public speaker and author of the New York Times best seller TouchPoints. Conant is the former President of Nabisco Food Company and CEO of Campbell Soup Company until 2011. He has been named a Top 100 Leadership Speaker by Inc. magazine.

Freya Williams

Freya Williams is the co-founder of OgilvyEarth, the North American CEO of Futerra, a global sustainability company, author of the best seller “Green Giants” and advisor to Coca Cola, the United Nations and Unilever on social responsibility.

Shel Israel

Shel Israel is an exceptional writer, consultant and speaker on issues related to social media and business communications. 

Brian Solis

Brian Solis is the Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. He is a globally recognized independent digital analyst and anthropologist, and one of the most respected authorities in the world on digital transformation and social media for business.

Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist and security guru, corporate and government consultant and author of 14 books on computer security and cryptography and the most influential blog on these topics.

Paco Underhill

Paco Underhill is one the most renowned and recognized experts in the field of retail consumer behavior and the author of the world bestseller Why We Buy:The Science of Shopping.

David Pogue

David Pogue is a visionary ex-columnist on Personal Tech for the New York Times and one of the most followed and respected voices in the industry of Information Technology.

Bjorn Lomborg

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg is an outstanding  author, professor and lecturer. A controversial Danish environmentalist, he is considered by The Guardian newspaper as "one of the 50 people who could save the planet". Lomborg is the author of the controversial book The Skeptical Environmentalist.

Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy,  international politics, and economics. He is Vice Chairman of IHS Markit and chairman of CERAWeek, which CNBC has described as “the Super Bowl of world energy”.

Rod Beckstrom

Rod Beckstrom is a well-known cybersecurity authority, Internet leader and expert on organizational leadership. He is the founding Director of the U.S. Government's National Cybersecurity Center.

Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation. He is a professor, best-selling business author, advisor to CEOs and creator of the concept of Reverse Innovation, which Harvard Business Review considers the most important business idea of the decade.

Rita Gunther McGrath

Rita Gunther McGrath is a best-selling author, a sought-after speaker, and a longtime professor at Columbia Business School. She is widely recognized as a premier expert on leading innovation and growth during times of uncertainty. 

Santiago Bilinkis

Santiago Bilinkis is an entrepreneur and technology expert; he was co-founder and CEO of Officenet, the largest office supply company in Argentina and Brazil, acquired by Staples in 2004.

Erik Wahl

Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, author and keynote speaker that creates art in realtime while also talking to his audience about business.

Pau Garcia-Mila

Pau Garcia-Milà is a young and successful Spanish entrepreneur and communicator who is a prime example of entrepreneurship in the Digital Age.

Steve Savage

Steve Savage is an acclaimed international multicultural sales and management strategist who has helped multiple companies throughout the Americas to increase their sales and results.

David Meerman Scott

David Meerman Scott is an acclaimed marketing and business strategist, entrepreneur, investor and advisor to emerging companies, and bestselling author of 12 books, including Fanocracy and The New Rules of Marketing and PR.

Andrew Winston

Andrew Winston is a prolific speaker on environmental issues and advisor for the most important companies in the world. He’s the co-author of the international best-seller Green to Gold, which explains how being ecologically responsible can also be profitable

Darren Hardy

Darren Harden is a popular business speaker and the visionary editor and founder of Success, a well-known and respected magazine among entrepreneurs all over the world.

Robert Herjavec

He has built and sold business on his way to amassing a personal fortune of over $100 million dollars. Robert's celebrity has expanded with leading roles on Dragons' Den, the #1 TV show on CBC.

Andy Paul

Andy Paul is the CEO and founder of Zero-Time Selling and the leading expert on selling with speed.

Patricia Seybold

Patricia Seybold is a visionary thought leader with the unique ability to spot the impact that technology enablement and customer behavior will have on business trends incredibly early.

Bernd Schmitt

Bernd Schmitt is a renowned world authority considered the father of Experiential Marketing, the revolutionary discipline that transforms traditional "flat" marketing into a powerful comprehensive and experiential tool.

Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was recognized as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards.

Yordi Rosado

A Television host of the most important youth programs in Mexico, Yordi Rosado has been a producer and host of many media projects.

Alex Dey

Alex Dey is a best seller author and extraordinary public speaker. He is regarded as the greatest instructor in sales techniques and negotiation skills in the Spanish-speaking world.

Miguel Angel Ruíz

Don Miguel Ruiz is a renowned spiritual teacher and internationally bestselling author of the “Toltec Wisdom Series,” which includes the ultra-popular “The Four Agreements.”

Scott Christopher

Scott Cristopher is an amazing author and motivational speaker who mixes seriousness and humor in his presentations, which have made corporate audiences around the world reflect while also making them laugh.

Nando Parrado

Nando Parrado is one of the survivors of the plane crash in the Andes Mountains in 1972 who, with great courage, crossed the mountain range from Argentina to Chile on foot so that his 15 lost and abandoned friends could be rescued.

Nick Vujicic

Nick Vujicic is an Australian-American born without arms or legs who has become a world-renowned speaker, New York Times best-selling author, coach and entrepreneur. He is also the founder and CEO of the non-profit ministry Life Without Limbs.

Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom is a legendary expert in Marketing and Branding. Lindstrom has been named one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People by TIME Magazine and has also been included in the prestigious Thinkers50 list.

Sally Hogshead

Sally Hogshead is a top marketing keynote speaker, persuasion and personal branding expert, and leading authority on fascination.

Sam Hill

Sam Hill is an extraordinary writer, speechwriter and former business consultant. He is cofounder of the Helios Consulting Group, which helps top management solve complex marketing problems.

Simon Mainwaring

New York Times bestselling author of We First, Simon Mainwaring is Founder & CEO of award-winning strategic consultancy, We First. He is a Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker in the World.

Doug Hall

Doug Hall is an inspiring inventor, researcher, and best selling author who has been named one of America’s top innovation experts by multiple authorities and publications.

Jeff DeGraff

Jeff DeGraff is a visionary in the fields of Innovation and Creativity, keynote speaker and advisor to organizations such as GE, Eaton, Coca Cola, Pfizer, Telemundo and the FBI.

Ori Brafman

Ori Brafman is a renowned expert on organizations and leadership and a regular speaker for Fortune 500 companies and the US Government. He is the co-author of the best-seller "The Starfish and the Spider" which looks at the effect the digital age has had on decision-making.

David Allen

David Allen is a successful consultant, executive coach, academic and motivational speaker with more than 25 years of experience delivering productivity and management workshops for Fortune 500 companies. 

Timothy Ferriss

Timothy Ferriss is the author of the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 35 languages. He is listed as #13 in the “100 Most Influential VCs, Angels & Investors” rankings.

Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni is the pioneer of the organizational health movement and one of the world’s foremost experts on leadership and teamwork. Lencioni is a passionate author, speaker, consultant and CEO of the Table Group.

Andrés Oppenheimer

Andrés Oppenheimer is an Argentine journalist, columnist for The Miami Herald and political analyst for CNN. He has been awarded the Pulitzer, Ortega y Gasset Prizes as well as the María Moors Cabot and the King of Spain Prize.

Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist and essayist laureate. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010.

Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers is the best selling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition, where he shares his secrets to achieving the very highest level of sales mastery.

Harry Beckwith

Harry Beckwith is an acclaimed international speaker, Sales and Marketing expert, and author of the New York Times best-seller Selling the Invisible

Philip Kotler

Philip Kotler is the father of modern marketing. He is a professor at the Kellogg School of Management and author of the most widely used marketing textbook in universities around the world.

Gail Evans

Gail Evans is one of the most recognized and respected voices on the issue of women at work and a guide for women who want to succeed within organizations. She is the author of the world best-seller Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman

Herb Cohen

Herb Cohen is an expert negotiator of the world’s headline dramas, from hostile takeovers to hostage negotiations. His clients include the FBI, the CIA, and the US Department of Justice.

Al Switzler

Al Switzler is a popular entrepreneur and best-selling business author on leadership, communication and influence.

Dr. Bob Nelson

Dr. Bob Nelson is a leading authority on employee motivation. He is the author of multiple bestsellers that have been collectively translated to over 25 languages and have sold more than 4 million copies around the world.

Enrique Krauze

Enrique Krauze is an author, critic, media entrepreneur, and historian. In 1991 he founded Clío, which publishes books on the history of Mexico and produces documentaries and television series.  He is the director of the journal, Letras Libres. 

Michael Treacy

Michael Treacy is an influential business guru, author of the best-sellers "The Discipline of Market Leaders" and "Double-Digit Growth." He is one of the most recognized experts in Business Growth and Innovation.

Jerry Porras

Jerry Porras is a visionary professor and public speaker. He co-authored the business bestseller Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, with Jim Collins and has taught courses in leadership, interpersonal dynamics, and organizational development and change in MBA and executive programs.

Inder Sidhu

Inder Sidhu is a guru in Strategy and Planning and author of the bestseller “Doing Both: Capturing Today’s Profit and Driving Tomorrow’s Growth”

Gary Hamel

The Economist describes professor Gary Hamel as “the most important strategy guru in the world”. Fortune magazine describes Hamel as “the world’s leading expert on business strategy,” and the Financial Times calls him a “management innovator without peer.” 

Jason Jennings

Jason Jennings is a Business and Leadership author and researcher. He is the author of the 2001 Harper Collins NY Times bestseller, 'It's Not The big That Eat The Small - It's The Fast That Eat The Slow'.

Dan Heath

Dan Heath is an acclaimed entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of the business book Made to Stick; a Business Week, The Wall Street Journal and Amazon best seller.

David Ulrich

David Ulrich is an outstanding expert and speaker on Leadership and Human Factor, He is considered one of the most influential personalities in the field by the prestigious Thinkers 50 list.

Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan is the developer, along with David Norton, of the “Balanced Scorecard”, the revolutionary management model implemented by several thousand companies worldwide, which allows measuring and linking the performance of a company to its strategic objectives.

Jim Collins

Jim Collins is a legendary Management and Business Growth guru, considered the heir to the great Peter Drucker. Collins has authored some of the most widely read and admired business books of our time.

Joseph Grenny

Joseph Grenny is a four-time New York Times bestselling author, dynamic keynote speaker, and leading social scientist for business performance.

Ron McMillan

Ron McMillan is a New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, and leading social scientist for organizational change, recognized as a subject-matter expert in influence, leadership, and workplace communication.

Sergio Zyman

Sergio Zyman is probably the most prominent and charismatic strategist in contemporary marketing. He is the former Chief Marketing Officer of The Coca-Cola Company. 

Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is an outstanding futurist, business strategist and author. He is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a consulting firm that helps companies understand how the technological, social and business forces converge to create new opportunities. Burrus is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller Flash Foresight, as well as the acclaimed Technotrends.

Les McKeown

Les McKeown is a prominent consultant, international speaker, and prolific entrepreneur who has founded more than 40 companies. McKeown created a strategic incubator that has managed to boost hundreds of companies globally.

Blair Singer

Blair Singer is a renowned international sales expert and speaker. He is the author of the bestseller Little Voice Mastery, which explains in simple but powerful terms the techniques to excel in sales.

Don Peppers

Don Peppers has been recognized for over a decade as the ultimate authority on CRM. He is the author of a series of best sellers that, combined, have sold more than a million copies around the world.


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