Sean Harper is the co-founder and CEO of Kin, an insurance company built from scratch on modern tech to make it easier and more affordable to insure a home. Kin is a tech-based insurance agency and has grown to a fully licensed home insurance carrier With a focus on world-class customer service, insurance literacy, and smart coverage, Sean and his team are changing the way insurance is done.
Jason “Jay” Zimmerman is a native of Appalachia and a US Army Combat Veteran, serving as a Combat Medic with the 1st /505th Parachute Brigade. He has served for the last seventeen years plus as a Peer in the VA Healthcare System and is working currently as a Supervisory Peer Specialist with the Peer Support Outreach Center (PSOC)/Veterans Crisis Line (VCL). Jay is a nationally respected speaker regarding improving the understanding of Veterans' experiences and care needs.
Gregg F. Martin, PhD, Major General, US Army (Retired), served on active duty for 36 years, until May 2015. He is a combat veteran, Bipolar Survivor, Airborne-Ranger-Engineer qualified soldier, and Army Strategist. Through all of his military career, his bipolar disorder went undiagnosed. It is just in the past few years that he has been able to share his story to help stop the stigma around mental illness, promote recovery, and save lives.
Yaron Engler delivers one-on-one and group coaching programs to men who are entrepreneurs or work in leadership roles. His direct, playful and honest approach inspires and motivates his clients and audience to create simple positive changes that lead to growth and well-being. He is also a professional drummer who has performed for people all around the world, and he is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Berklee College of Music.
Ian O’Connor is a retired US Air Force Colonel and a recognized expert in the field of national security management. This background serves him well as the foundation for his novels. He is the author of “The Seventh Seal” and “The Barbarossa Covenant,” both thrillers. His new novel, “The Pegasus Directive,” focuses on who really killed President John F. Kennedy and all the fiendish machinations behind the assassination. The 3 novels make up the beginning of his Justin Scott Thrillers series.
Daniel E. Kennedy is a healthcare executive, counselor, author, and filmmaker. His passion for disease prevention was ignited professionally while working with thousands of cancer patients at Oasis of Hope Hospital, and personally, by witnessing cancer and heart disease-related deaths in his family. His philosophy is simple: it’s not good enough to live a long sick life when there’s the opportunity to live a healthy long life. He has now ccompled a 8-episode Healthy Long Life documentary series.
Chuck Cooper is the Founder of WhiteWater Consulting. He sets the Mission, Vision and Values for the company. His passion is to help enable employers and HR practitioners to drive their organization to: realize an improved company culture; enhance employee engagement; grow revenues; control expenses; maximize profits and all the while taking care of the greatest asset: their people.
Brian Collins got the fever to be his own boss and has not looked back. He started four businesses, all in very different business sectors, with zero experience in any of those fields. Today, Brian spends his time growing his gold mine business in Nevada, CA, he is at the gym three times a week, and he is always on the hunt for the next challenge in an arena he has not tackled before.
Joe Hart began his career as an attorney. After taking a Dale Carnegie Course, he rethought his career path, leaving the practice of law and going to work for a real estate company, and then founding an e-learning company called InfoAlly. After selling that business, Joe became the president of Asset Health before becoming the President and CEO of Dale Carnegie in 2015. Founded in 1912, Dale Carnegie is a workplace training organization with operations in 75 countries and delivers solutions in 29 languages.
Lisa Phillips helps African American Professionals build profitable rental property portfolios by investing in minority neighborhoods. After her own home foreclosure, she was left with a $35k condo and enough money to renovate the place doing the work herself. Learning the ways of real estate investing in rural, inner-city, and mid-sized city properties, she is now focused on doing what she loves: showing how anyone with a little ingenuity can affordably start real estate investing for high profits and cash flow.
James Harris a.k.a. Dewey Da Don is an entrepreneur and multi-dimensional hip hop artist with a unique sound and style. Dewey's music is street and raw with catchy hooks and metaphors that incorporate west coast production with a mid-west flow. He is often compared to the great Nipsey Hussle not only for his talented delivery of gangsta rap but because his influence has been the streets and he has always been one to give back. Dewey Da Don raps to break the deadly cycle of the streets.
Aurora Winter believes that if you determine how to bring the most value to others, you can be successful. She is a bestselling author, TV-producer, media coach, ghostwriter, and successful serial entrepreneur. She uses her film-making expertise and neuroscience training to help people communicate more effectively and get results. And if you have ever wanted to write a book or become an in-demand speaker, Aurora has the expertise and insights to help you achieve your goals.
Kam Majd is an Edgar® Award-nominated author of edge-of-your-seat suspense novels. Kam was an airline pilot for 44 years, including 35 with American Airlines. Born in Iran and educated around the world in his early years, he graduated high school and attended university in Texas. His new book, “High Wire,” which has achieved Amazon Bestseller status as #2 in the “Terrorism” category, follows airline pilot Captain Kate Gallagher who finds herself under scrutiny in the aftermath of a plane crash.
Orlando J. Gomez is the founder of the video production company Stellar Lense Productions, a video strategy expert specializing in visual storytelling for business, and the online video marketplace COOPT. Orlando has worked with companies like Uber, Dove, and Samsung, as well as small businesses across America to create video campaigns as engaging as your favorite Netflix shows. He is known for a storytelling approach that has successfully established local and national brands.
Dr. Véronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, is the founder of BreastCancer Conqueror® and the 7 Essentials System®. Her signature process has empowered thousands of women in over 60 countries around the world. Her mission is to “change lives, one breast at a time.” Dr. V has personally conquered breast cancer twice, which gives her an empathetic perspective to understand other women facing a healing journey. Her signature book, Heal Breast Cancer Naturally, is a #1 Amazon Best Seller in 10 categories.
Serial entrepreneur Lauren Cohen is an International Lawyer, Realtor and Cross-Border Expert. She is also an author, sought-after speaker, and podcaster. After her then-husband’s deportation on the return trip from their honeymoon, Lauren was devastated. She felt compelled to find solutions for herself and others, so she turned to the ever-changing world of immigration and international law and has served as a concierge quarterback in the field ever since. Today, Lauren and her turnkey team believe in overcoming obstacles.
Mark Sloan has published a number of books including the number one international bestseller Red Light Therapy: Miracle Medicine and two monumental works on cancer called The Cancer Industry, and Cancer: The Metabolic Disease. Mark has been researching health for over 15 years and has many unique evidence-based insights to share with the world. He believes the goal of ending all diseases is not only possible, but it's only a matter of time before his message becomes universally known throughout the world.
Kimberly Falker is the founder of The Falker Group Real Estate company in Safety Harbor, Florida. With a background as a prosecuting attorney in Boston, an elementary school teacher in Florida, and a mother of two, she brings a unique level of professionalism and service to the real estate industry, which she has been actively working in since 2004. Kimberly graduated from Florida State University in Elementary Education and the Cumberland School of Law in Trial Advocacy.
Bradley Schurman is an expert on demographic change and how it disrupts social, cultural, political, and economic norms. His deep understanding of population shifts, coupled with his grasp of emerging trends, makes him an authoritative voice on the future of our world. He’s the author of THE SUPER AGE: DECODING OUR DEMOGRAPHIC DESTINY and the founder and CEO of the global research and advisory firm, The Super Age. He’s written for Newsweek, been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, New York Times.
General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired) is a Partner in the global investment firm KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, which he established in mid-2013. He is also a personal venture investor, engaged in various academic endeavors, and co-author with Andrew Roberts of the forthcoming book titled Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine. Prior to joining KKR, General Petraeus served over 37 years in the U.S. military, with six consecutive commands as a general officer.
Ernie L. Vecchio is a mentor, spiritual teacher, and trauma psychologist. During his 30+ years career, he has treated over 10,000+ patients who suffered severe trauma that ranged from amputation, head injury, sexual assault, and paralysis. Vecchio is a Licensed Clinical & Rehabilitation Psychologist who has written four books including his latest release, Feelings & Reason: Activating Your Heart as Compass Despite the Ego’s Interference, an international best-seller in four self-help categories.
Leigh McCloskey is a modern Renaissance man, an artist, author, well-known actor and visual philosopher. His highly creative life has been devoted to exploring the symbolic, archetypal and hidden aspects of the psyche and inner self through his art, scholarship, books and experiences as a professional actor for many years. He wants to inspire people to understand that their creativity is their intimate key for self-discovery and a way of asking questions that cannot be asked with words.
Jason Matias is a contemporary photographer and the author of NakedThoughts who lives and works in the Greater Seattle Area. His work focuses on the ideas of isolation and introspection, with photographs of nature from locations around the globe. Jason began exploring photography as a medium of expression during his service in the United States Air Force. His artwork has been shown in exhibitions in the US including Art BaselWeek and Art Expo New York and has been featured in National Geographic.
Darren Reinke founded Group Sixty, an executive coaching and training company based in San Diego, to transform leaders, their teams, and their organizations. Group Sixty works with leaders and teams at Fortune 500’s, mid-market companies, fast-growing startups, visionary non-profits, and transitioning military special forces. Darren fundamentally believes there is greatness within each one of us. His mission is to unleash the inner lion within leaders so that they can lead more authentic and joyful lives.
Thomas Tierney says, “I’m happy to report that my career as a business litigator has proven to be everything I hoped it would be. I cannot imagine a more gratifying career.” After attending law school at the University of California, Hastings College of Law to graduate cum laude in 1992, he worked at litigation boutique law firms in San Diego for 8 years. He then moved to Vero Beach, Florida and began working at the Rossway Swan firm, where he is now a Member and Chair of Civil Litigation Department.