Horst Schulze

Founder of The Capella Hotel Group

TOPIC: Servant Leadership (Hospitality in Leadership)

 

Horst Schulze’s principles relating to hospitality in leadership have helped to shape and instil values of excellence, service, and competitive advantage in leadership across the nations. His angle on servant leadership and empowering individuals to own the big picture transcends divisions of industry across the business landscape.

Juliet Funt

CEO, Whitespace at Work

TOPIC: The Strategic Pause (Creative Headspace)

 

Juliet Funt, a recognized consultant and speaker, founded Whitespace at Work with the mission to unearth the potential of companies by unburdening their talent. A warrior against reactive busyness, Funt teaches a streamlined method for personal process improvement that reduces complexity in the workplace. Teams that incorporate Whitespace mindsets and skill-sets increase creativity and engage¬ment, reclaim lost capacity and execute at their finest.

Fredrik Härén

Author; Business Creativity Expert

TOPIC: Creative Leadership in a Changing World

 

Fredrik Härén is a business creativity expert who has authored nine books, including The Idea Book—credited as one of “The 100 Best Business Books of All Time.” He is a global speaker who has been invited to speak to leaders in more than 60 countries on six continents on the importance of creativity in solving problems. Recognizing how challenging this is, Härén provides practical steps to help individuals and organizations become more creative.

Erwin McManus

Author; Founder of Mosiac, Los Angeles

TOPIC: The Last Arrow (Long Distance Perseverance)

 

Redefining the family tree, Erwin McManus draws from his own personal experience through hardship and battling cancer to reinforce the notion that perseverance is a learnt habit, resilience a verb and your origins should not determine your present or future.

Bob Goff

Lawyer; Speaker; Author

TOPIC: Radical Forgiveness (Make Your Life Count)

 

Bob Goff is a lawyer, speaker, and author of the New York Times best-selling books Love Does and Everybody, Always. A true story of radical forgiveness and inspiring the notion that love is for everyone, always, Goff challenges mindsets and opens doors for love to invade the darkest places.

Vanessa Van Edwards

Best-Selling Author; Lead Behavioral Investigator With Science Of People

TOPIC: The Science of Leadership—Impacting for Good

 

Vanessa is lead investigator at the Science of People – a human behaviour research lab, whose research helps leaders master their people skills. Her innovative work has been featured on CNN, NPR, Fast Company and Entrepreneur Magazine. She regularly speaks to companies including Google, Facebook, Comcast and Microsoft. She has developed a science-based framework for understanding different personalities to improve our EQ and communication skills. She is the best-selling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People.