Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Professor at Columbia University, Author and Television Personality
Dr. Oz has won six-time Daytime Emmy Awards for The Dr. Oz Show and is Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery, alternative medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books, has received numerous patents, and participates in 50 heart surgeries per year. He also hosts the internationally syndicated Daily Dose in 134 radio markets, a newspaper column in 175 markets internationally, and has a magazine The Good Life, which was voted the hottest new publication in 2014.
Dr. Tom Steiner has worked as a Director of Corporate Training, University Professor, Elementary School Principal, Stand-Up Comic, Rock and Roll Guitarist and part-time US Postal Employee. However, he credits most of what he has learned to drivng taxi cabs and selling door-to-door in New York City. He knows what makes people tick and he talks about it!
Building Customers, Relationships and the Bottom Line
Dr. Tony Alessandra has a street-wise, college-smart perspective on business, having been raised in the housing projects of NYC to eventually realizing success as a graduate professor of marketing, entrepreneur, business author, and hall-of-fame keynote speaker. He earned a BBA from the Univ. of Notre Dame, an MBA from the Univ. of Connecticut and his PhD in marketing from Georgia State University.
Mr. Doubletalk - Corporate Comedian, Entertainer & Speaker
Durwood Fincher, a.k.a. Dr. Robert Payne, is an entertainer, a linguist and an insightful comedian, whose specialty is corporate communications. Mr. Doubletalk has been the secret ingredient at hundreds of successful corporate functions, making certified heroes out of meeting planners since 1981. He is on the road an average of 200 days a year. He never fails. He provides an unexpected, refreshing experience for the corporate audience, a hilarious way for them to examine, reexamine and improve communications skills for themselves and others.
Expert on Organizational and Personal Resilience, Author
Eileen McDargh is founder and CEO of the consulting firm, The Resiliency Group (a division of McDargh Communications). Organizations like Cisco, Novartis, Oracle, and Procter & Gamble hire her firm to teach them ways of building resilient leadership teams and workplaces.
Artist and Inspiring Speaker
Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, author and entrepreneur, Erik redefines the term “keynote speaker.” Pulling from his history as both a businessman and an artist, he has grown to become one of the most sought-after corporate speakers available today.