Bea Staley is a Senior Associate in the Professional Services practice at Korn Ferry specializing in executive search. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience around career planning and recruiting having worked at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business Career Center, her own boutique recruitment firm, and in executive search at Korn Ferry. Bea earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Emory University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business.
Deb Calvert is the founder of People First Productivity Solutions and co-author with Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner of Stop Selling and Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen. Deb Calvert is also the author of DISCOVER Questions® and founder of The Sales Experts Channel, a UC-Berkeley instructor, and a certified sales and executive coach. Deb is a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge®, working with her clients to build leaders at every level. She has been named one of the “65 Most Influential Women in Business” and a Top 30 Global Sales Guru.
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John Danner is a trusted advisor, teacher, author, and speaker. John has spent decades helping leaders and their organizations navigate rapidly changing environments to their advantage.
John is the co-author with Chris Kuenne of Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win. Discover your entrepreneurial builder personality with a free online assessment by going to BuiltForGrowth.com.
John also co-authored THE OTHER “F” WORD: How Successful Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work with Mark Coopersmith.
John anchors executive education programs on five continents. And he teaches tomorrow’s leaders at UC Berkeley and Princeton. Find out more about John by going to his website at JohnDanner.com.
James Orsini is the Chief Operating Officer for one of the largest independent social media digital advertising agencies, VaynerMedia in New York City. James has about 30 years experience in Social and Mobile Media, Advertising, Brand Management, Public Relations and on Wall Street.
Dan Hoffman loves growing companies, delivering great service, and applying technology. He believes that business is philosophy in action, culture eats strategy for breakfast, and learning is leverage. Over the course of 12 years Dan started, grew and sold M5, a pioneer in the cloud communications industry. In 2014, Dan was selected as a Henry Crown Fellow and spent two years with his family in Spain. Today, Dan is building Circl.es, an idea that came out a recent sabbatical in Barcelona. Circles fosters deeper conversations to create enduring connections and learning.
Peter Shankman is a multiple-startup founder with several successful exits under his belt. He’s the founder of Help a Reporter Out (HARO), the world’s largest source/journalist matching tool, and he runs ShankMinds: Breakthrough, a private, online entrepreneur community with hundreds of members around the world, as well as Faster Than Normal, a leading ADD/ADHD podcast and best-selling book, focusing on the benefits of being gifted with ADD/HD. He can be found at www.shankman.com
Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, published author, Hollywood film producer, and a producer of a Grammy-winning jazz album in 2015. He has been the founder of multiple startups, has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, ColorJar, and more.