Monday Keynote


Mike Walsh 
TOP INNOVATION AND FUTURIST SPEAKER
BESTSELLING AUTHOR, CREATOR OF THE 
"DISRUPTIVE FUTURE" BLOG, AND IOT EXPERT

Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century. A global nomad, futurist and author of the bestselling book, The Algorithmic Leader, he advises some of the world’s biggest organizations on digital transformation and disruptive innovation in this new era of machine intelligence. A prolific writer and commentator, Mike’s views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. Each week he interviews provocative thinkers, innovators and troublemakers on his podcast, ‘Between Worlds’. His latest book, The Algorithmic Leader: How to be smart when machines are smarter than you, offers a hopeful and practical guide for reinventing leadership and organizations. Mike’s other books include Futuretainment (winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York), published by Phaidon, and The Dictionary Of Dangerous Ideas. Mike travels over 300 days a year worldwide: researching trends, collecting case studies and presenting on the future of business and leadership.


Monday Super Session


Janine Stange 
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
SINGER
ON-AIR PERSONALITY

Janine Stange is a motivational speaker, singer, and on-air personality. She is best known for her historic journey to sing the Star Spangled Banner in all 50 states – a mission she embarked on to honor our brave. Her story is the subject of a new documentary, “National Anthem Girl” now streaming on Amazon Prime.  Stange has been featured on every major television network, and national news shows including The TODAY Show, Fox & Friends and NBC Nightly News. In 2015, Janine set another record when she sang the national anthem every hour for 24 hours straight. As a motivational speaker, she takes the audience along on her journey. She identifies the pitfalls that keep goals hidden in plain sight – and shares four life lessons that helped her  avoid them. Ultimately Janine helps others uncover their own unique life mission and be inspired to follow it by doing what they can, with what they have, where they are.  She can be heard every Thursday morning on Sirius XM’s 60’s on 6 with Phlash Phelps.  For more information, please visit: www.janinestange.com.  



Tuesday Super Session


Andy Fastow 
CORPORATE CULTURE SPEAKER
FORMER CFO OF ENRON

Despite today’s more regulated and enlightened business environment, we continue to witness “Enron-esque” failures of corporate governance. Enron’s former CFO will make observations about how the ambiguity and complexity of laws and regulations breeds opportunity for problematic decisions and will discuss what questions corporate directors, management, attorneys, and accountants should ask in order to ensure that their companies not only follow the rules, but uphold the principles behind them. Andy Fastow was the Chief Financial Officer of Enron Corp. from 1998 – 2001. In 2004, he pled guilty to two counts of securities fraud, and was sentenced to six years in federal prison. He completed his sentence in 2011, and now lives with his family in Houston, Texas. Andy currently provides litigation support at a law firm, and he consults with Directors, attorneys, and hedge funds on how best to identify potentially critical finance, accounting, compensation, and cultural issues. Andy received a BA in Economics and Chinese from Tufts University and an MBA in Finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to joining Enron, he was a Senior Director in the Asset Securitization Group at Continental Bank N.A. Since his release from prison, Andy has been a guest lecturer at universities and corporations, and at conferences for management, corporate directors, attorneys, accountants, and certified fraud examiners. Andy was recently keynote speaker at the United Nations’ Principles of Responsible Management Education Conference, the FBI’s Advanced Financial Crimes Seminar, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Annual Conference, the American Accounting Association Annual Conference, and the Financial Times’ Outstanding Directors Conference.




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