Byron Reese /bī-rən/
1 : Serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Demand Media, overseeing research and development. The company has filed and received patents on Reese’s work in disciplines from crowdsourcing to content creation to psychographics.
2 : Addressing audiences across the globe, Byron brings great enthusiasm and talent for deciphering our common destiny.
3 : Author of “Infinite Progress: How Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty, and War.”
Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz /'ləʊ-renzⁿ/
1 : First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in North America, Flew
Missions Worldwide as a Combat-Mission-Ready United States Aircraft
Carrier Navy Pilot
2 : Appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, NPR
3 : Expert on Overcoming Adversity, Remaining Relevant, Winning Under Pressure, Reducing Errors and Overcoming Obstacles
Chris Bashinelli /krēsⁿ/
1 : Actor/Activist from Brooklyn whose TV career spans MTV to The Sopranos
2 : traveled from Tanzania to Thailand hosting the internationally recognized TV Series Bridge the Gap, broadcast into 45M homes in 80 markets
3 : celebrated Emcee and Guest Speaker for the United Nations, at Jane Goodall’s National Leadership Retreat, and at events in Qatar, Rio de Janeiro, and Abu Dhabi.
Christine Cashen /krēs-tēnⁿ/
1 : described as 'hilarious’, ‘phenomenal’, and ‘a meeting planner's dream’
2 : authority on sparking innovative ideas to handle conflict, reduce stress and energize employees
3 : author of The Good Stuff, WINNER of a Next Generation 2011 Indie Book Award (Motivation)
Doc Hendley /hen'lēⁿ/
1 : Founder and President of Wine To Water & 2009 CNN Hero;
expert on the immense power of relationships to transcend perceived
2 : author of "Wine to Water: A Bartender's Quest for Clean Water in the World" (Avery:Penguin Group, Jan 2012)
3 : calls himself proof that anyone, even a tattooed keg-tapper, can cure what ails the world
Jeff Havens /ˈhā-vəns/
1 : A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Vanderbilt University
2 : Author of Unleash Your Inner Tyrant! and How To Get Fired!
: Regular guest on Fox Business News, featured in Business Week, the
Wall Street Journal, CNBC, AOL, and dozens of other regional and
national media outlets.
Kyle MacDonald /muhk-don-uhld ⁿ/
1 : bartered his way from a single red paperclip to a house in a series of online trades over the course of a year
2 : author of "One Red Paperclip", published 14 different languages; holds 2 Guinness World Records
: featured on 20/20, ABC, CTV, CBC, CNN, and media around the world
including Japanese television and commercials for Volvo and MasterCard
4 : entrepreneur and expert on how anyone can achieve amazing results using creative and fun solutions to everyday problems
Laura Caldwell /'läv-rə ⁿ/
1 : Lawyer-turned-Author-turned-Life-Saver
2 : Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Law School of Loyola
University Chicago, Founder & Director of Life After Innocence
3 : author of 11 books, including Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in
the System and the Two Women Who Found Him (Free Press, Simon &
Michael C. Anthony /ˈmī-kəl/
1 : The speaker you can’t keep out of your mind.
2 : Nominated Entertainer of the Year 7 times from CA Magazine, performed in Las Vegas and has been seen on CBC ABC NBC and Fox.
3 : The sleight of hand, the sleight of mind and the mental gymnastics are Michael’s obsession.
Mike Rayburn /rāˈbərnⁿ/
1 : the World's Funniest Guitar Virtuoso; Carnegie Hall & Las Vegas Headliner
2 : Member of the Speakers Hall of Fame, expert on personal development & human potential
3 : featured in USA Today (business section), Billboard, Gig, American Entertainment, & Successful Meetings Magazines
Rex Havens, CSP /ˈreks/
: Delighting comedy audiences for 20 years, in world-famous comedy
clubs like The Improv, Catch-A-Rising Star, Funny Bones and Zanies.
2 : Appeared on television for Showtime, Comedy Central and Comic Relief.
3 : Author of Everything I Needed To Know, I Learned From My Wife!
Robyn Benincasa /'rä-bənⁿ/
1 : 2-Time Guinness World Record Holder, World Champion Adventure
Racer & 2-Time Eco-Challenge Winner, Top-ranked Ironman Triathlete
2 : NYT Best-Selling Author of HOW WINNING WORKS: 8 Essential
Leadership Lessons from the Toughest Teams on Earth (Harlequin
Nonfiction, May 2012)
3 : San Diego City Firefighter on the nation's first all female crew
4 : Founder and President of the Project Athena Foundation, featured
on NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, ESPN, USA Network, The Discovery Channel
5 : Contributor to Fast Company, the Harvard Business Review, and
Investor's Business Daily, Expert on Teamwork, Leadership, Adversity
Management & Change