Wise and Witty Mom, Entrepreneur, Author, Friend
Reneé Rongen is a wise and witty mom, award winning entrepreneur, author and friend to many. Media has dubbed her “the mother of motivation” and a combination of “Oprah, Lilli Tomlin and Mother Teresa”.
Speaker, Author, CEO, Buisness Owner, and one of the most innovative guitarists in the world
Robin Crow has forged a remarkable career on his journey from RCA recording artist to successful entrepreneur, and has built several world-class businesses from scratch. He is an acclaimed public speaker with a client list that is a who’s who of blue chip corporations and forward thinking organizations.
Creator and Founder of Spanx
Sara Blakely wanted footless body-shaping pantyhose to wear with her cream-colored pants and open-toed shoes, but she couldn’t find them anywhere. As a frustrated consumer turned entrepreneur, Blakely took $5,000 in savings and began her adventure in the $2 billion male-dominated hosiery industry.
Business Growth Expert
Steven S. Little is a much sought after expert on the subject of business growth and the future of opportunity. As a former president of three fast-growth companies, he now advises thousands of leaders of growing organizations and communities each year. For over ten years, Steve was also a Senior Consultant for Inc. magazine.
Founder of Travelocity.com & Founding Chairman of Kayak.com
Terry Jones founded Travelocity.com. He led the company as President and was Chief Executive Officer from its founding until May 2002. Previously, Jones served as Chief Information Officer at Sabre Inc.
Inspirational, Influential, Insightful
Vinh Giang is first and foremost a businessperson and entrepreneur. While in his 20s, he started an online business with two good friends; all of them had decided to leave their careers in accounting and pharmacy, to pursue their dream of building a successful business. Their online platform, Encyclopedia of Magic, now teaches magic to almost 50,000 students around the world. For this innovative and successful business idea, Vinh and his friends were awarded Young Entrepreneur of the Year.