Celebrity Speakers

Business Leader, Bestselling Author & Star of ABC's Shark Tank...

Author of The Gifts of Imperfection & I Thought It Was Just Me and professor and vulnerability researcher at the University of Houston...

MARK SCHULMAN Sought After session and tour drummer for P!NK, Foreigner, Cher, Destiny’s Child and a host of other recording artists, Author, Entrepreneur and Speaker.Mark encourages, challenges and inspires participants to step beyond their perceived limitations. He draws from a wealth of life experiences as a...

Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic, Co-Author, The Art of PossibilityBenjamin Zander is the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and a guest conductor around the world. Benjamin Zander's presentation takes an audience on a journey that offers a startling new perspective on leadership. Through stories,...

Former NFL Quarterback & Motivator.Steve Young is a managing director and co-founder of Huntsman Gay Global Capital. He is also a member of Huntsman Gay's Policy and Investment Committee. Young's professional football career spanned more than 15 years in the NFL, primarily with the San...

Bestselling author, attorney and inspirational speakerSome people will tell you that Iyanla VanZant is a speaker in a class all her own. For 18 years she studied everyone and everything that spoke to personal strength, personal growth and empowerment. She then integrated that information into...

Attorney and Best-Selling AuthorScott Turow is a writer and attorney. He is the author of seven best-selling novels: Presumed Innocent (1987), The Burden of Proof (1990), Pleading Guilty (1993), The Laws of Our Fathers (1996), Personal Injuries (1999), Reversible Errors (2002), and Ordinary Heroes (2005)....

Acclaimed columnist and writerCalvin Trillin, author of the weekly column, "Uncivil Liberties" has been acclaimed in fields of writing that are remarkably diverse....

Five-time Olympian Swimmer, mother, model, TV personality, and motivational speakerDara Torres is arguably the fastest female swimmer in America. She entered her first international swimming competition at age 14 and competed in her first Olympics a few years later in 1984. At the Beijing Games...

Four Time World Series Winning Manager, and former MVPJoe Torre is Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations. In this capacity, he oversees areas that include Major League operations, on-field operations, on-field discipline, and umpiring. ...