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.
CEO, Expert on Purposeful Leadership, Personal Brand Authority
Sarah McNally is the CEO of TransForm Corporation, a transformational consulting company, and a contributing author to the book Our Journey to Corporate Sanity.
Shawna is the ONLY sales speaker who brings insider knowledge from 20 years on the B2B buyer side. She reveals what motivates today’s buyers, from her research of a $5B buyer association she founded.
What do you want your audience, your sales force, or your association members to do differently? Do you want to just entertain them for an hour, or empower them to grab onto the future and masterfully adapt to what’s coming?
Enron “Whistleblower” and TIME Magazine “Person of the Year”
Sherron Watkins is the former Vice President of Enron Corporation who alerted then-CEO Ken Lay in August 2001 to accounting irregularities within the company, warning him that Enron ‘might implode in a wave of accounting scandals.’ She has testified before Congressional Committees from the House and Senate investigating Enron’s demise.
TV Personality, Businesswoman, & Best-Selling Author
Star Jones is an Emmy award nominated TV host, attorney, best-selling author, and former New York City homicide prosecutor, who has worked in television for over 20 years; offering a fresh perspective to the day’s most talked about crime and justice, political and sociological issues from the worlds of news, entertainment, politics and pop culture.