After selling his business to Airbnb and working there for seven years, he’s now got the #1 business newsletter on Substack and is an expert in growth, conversion, community and how to think like a startup.
Four decades building Publicis Groupe, one of the largest marketing/communications networks in the world, Rishad is also the author of Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data. Renowned speaker, executive coach, board member and advisor.
Jonah Berger is a Wharton Professor, internationally bestselling author, and a world-renowned expert on change, influence, and how products, services, and ideas catch on. Millions of copies of his books are in print in over 35 countries worldwide.
Author of The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code. Arms dealer for the creative revolution. Consultant, advisor to top performers, and global expert on creativity under pressure.
Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of Digital Body Language and Get Big Things Done. Keynote Speaker on Collaboration and Innovation. Named one of the top management thinkers in the world by Thinkers50.
CEO of Disruption Advisors. Named by Thinkers50 as one of the ten leading business thinkers in the world. Bestselling author of Smart Growth, Build an A Team, and the critically acclaimed, Disrupt Yourself. With 1.8 million followers on LinkedIn, Whitney is also the co-founder of the Disruptive Innovation Fund.
Legendary business management expert, bestselling author of In Search of Excellence, Thriving On Chaos, Re-imagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age, and his latest, Excellence Now - Extreme Humanism. Thinkers50 Lifetime Achievement Award and more!
Alex Brueckmann is the founder and CEO of Brueckmann Executive Consulting, a leadership and strategy facilitation boutique. He is an executive team coach, board member, and the author of Secrets of Next Level Entrepreneurs and The Strategy Legacy.
Rita McGrath is a best-selling author, a sought-after advisor and speaker, and a longtime faculty member at Columbia Business School. Rita is consistently ranked among the top 10 management thinkers in the world and is considered a top expert on strategy and innovation.
Gena Cox is an award-winning author of Leading Inclusion, organizational psychologist, executive coach, and speaker. Gena helps leaders enhance their impact and influence to meet the new demands of a disrupted work world. She focuses on how leadership and culture drive inclusion and talent optimization.
Caleb Gardner is the former digital director for President Obama, co-founder of consulting firm 18 Coffees, and author of No Point B. He helps global clients like United Way and Pepsi with strategy, communications and change management.
One of the world’s top Customer Experience experts. Shows organizations how to deliver experiences that inspire loyalty and drive sales. Presented and consulted for some of the world’s most respected brands. Referred to as a “marketing superstar” by the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Dad, husband, award-winning author (4 books), exec producer & host of Good Life Project. Ex-lawyer, now CEO of Spark Endeavors, creator of Sparketype Assessment. Author of SPARKED, pioneer in work-fulfillment. Featured in NYT, WSJ, HBR, Oprah & more.
Henna Pryor, PCC is a Workplace Performance Expert, 2x TEDx and global keynote speaker, and a Builder of Braver Teams. She’s known for her modern, science-based approach to igniting strategic risk-taking at work.
Russell Raath is an ambition junkie - obsessed with helping teams achieve incredible outcomes. Over almost three decades he has worked with thousands of people around the world, and relishes the opportunity to share The Ambition Methods and his insights and stories with new clients who want to achieve great results.
Thinker + Doer, Ron is the founder and chief creative officer of Church+State. He’s been a creative director for some of the world’s most respected brands, has authored two books, and speaks to leading organizations all over the world.
Ron Carucci is a master change agent, problem solver, speaker, award winning and bestselling author, researcher, and acclaimed organization and leadership expert. His ideas and work have shaped transformational change all over the world.
Founder of the Non-Obvious Company, and three-time WSJ bestselling author of eight books on topics as wide ranging as the future of business, building a human brand with personality, and how to create a more diverse and inclusive world.
Bestselling author of Edge - Turning Adversity into Advantage, professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, Thinkers 50 Radar list, and expert at how to build better teams in the workplace.
Let’s accelerate women’s advancement at work. Author of, Reframe Your Story - Real Talk for Women Who Want to Let Go, Do Less and Be More Together. Changer of mindsets around what it takes to lead yourself and others.
Alistair is the author of Lean Analytics, the bestselling book that showed startups how to use data to build a better business faster. A serial entrepreneur, he's currently writing, Just Evil Enough, the subversive marketing playbook.
Leadership expert, startup expert, and personal development zealot. Executive Coach. Author of From Start-up to Grown-up. Contributor to Harvard Business Review, Inc & Forbes. Start-up coach, advisor, and investor. Podcaster, speaker; facilitator. Recovering CPA.
New York Times Bestselling author of You First: Inspire Your Team to Grow Up, Get Along, and Get Stuff Done and The Good Fight: Use Productive Conflict to Get Your Team and Organization Back on Track. HBR contributor, Keynote Speaker and Facilitator.