Jim McCann is a highly successful entrepreneur, public speaker and published author whose passion is helping people deliver smiles. Jim's belief in the universal need for social connections and interaction led to his founding of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, which he has grown into the world's leading Florist and Gift Shop and Celebrations.com, a leading website for expert party planning content and advice.
Olympic Chion, Sportscaster and Author
At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, John Naber captured four Gold Medals, one Silver Medal and broke four World Records. His World Records in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke lasted an amazing seven years after his retirement.
4-time tech entrepreneur, hyper-growth CEO, NY Times bestselling author, venture capitalist, and keynote speaker on a mission to drive creativity, innovation, and reinvention.
To Josh Linkner, creativity and innovation are the lifeblood of all human progress, and as such, he's spent his career harnessing the spirit of creative disruption. The four-time successful tech entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and CEO delivers a clear call to action ” it's better to innovate and disrupt your organization before your competition does. The riskiest move companies can make today is hugging the status quo ” believing the future will be like the past is the fast road to obsolescence.
Former NBA Player, Chairman and CEO Magic Johnson Enterprises
NBA Legend…2-Time Hall of Famer… Olympian_ Entrepreneur… Philanthropist… and Motivational Speaker are just a few honors of distinction that show the culmination of greatness possessed by Earvin “Magic” Johnson. The business mogul has successfully parlayed his skills and tenacity on the court into the business world, propelling his company to the status of #1 Urban Brand in America.
Small Business Growth Expert
Little did he know at 21, how inspired he would be by his employer’s words, “You don’t have the work ethic to make it in your own business.” Just six months later, Mark would venture out on his own and never look back. 33 years later, Mark shares his expertise on how to grow a business via, nine best practices.
International Best Selling Author
A thought leader, visionary, and educator in the rapidly growing fields of customer focused-strategy and electronic commerce. Martha Rogers, Ph.D. has co-authored several best-selling books on the use of emerging technologies to grow business revenues and profits. She and partner Don Peppers are also founders of Peppers and Rogers Group, a global consulting firm.
One of the Nation’s Top 5 Business Speakers, Founder and President of the Table Group and Best-Selling Author
Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement.