Preeminent Polar Explorer
Ann Bancroft is one of the world's preeminent polar explorers and an internationally recognized leader who is dedicated to inspiring women, girls and audiences around the world to unleash the power of their dreams. Through her various roles as an explorer, educator and sought-after speaker, Bancroft believes that by sharing stories related to her dreams of outdoor adventure, she can help inspire a global audience to pursue their individual dreams.
Founder, The Wild Institute
Award winning speaker and business owner, Chris Heeter, is out to create a wild revolution in the workplace. As a wilderness guide for over 28 years, Chris has led and worked with countless teams, helping them literally and figuratively, find their way as a group and as individuals.
Explorer, Anthropologist, Author, TV Personality
Jeff Salz is an advocate of NOT taking the safe, secure and conservative path. With a PhD in cultural anthropology, a Masters in experiential education and over a decade as a highly regarded university professor, Jeff presents a unique perspective on taking risks.
Host, Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN, Journalist, Author, Correspondent, National Geographic Explorer
Journalist Lisa Ling travels around the world, bringing attention to stories that often go unreported. As the field correspondent for OWN – The Oprah Winfrey Network and contributor to ABC News’ Nightline and National Geographic’s Explorer, Ling reported from dozens of countries, covering stories ranging from gang rape in the Congo and bride burning in India to the treatment of animals on farms here in the United States.
Social Entrepreneur, World Traveler, and Humanitarian. Engage your audience in the future of philanthropy and how one person truly can make a difference.
Mallory Brown is a social entrepreneur, adventure traveler, and global humanitarian. She runs innovative philanthropic campaigns around the world through her production company, Travel Mal. Her goal is to connect audiences to incredible causes, create direct change, and inspire others to give back.
Adventure Speaker, Momentum Coach
Manley is recognized as an award winning international keynote speaker, business leader, and author. He served two terms as the President of the National Speakers Association, St. Louis chapter; and is a member of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Leadership Development Staff.