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Founder of Story

Rachel Shechtman founded Story - initially opened in beta and appropriately named A Startup Store - a retail space that curates like a magazine, changes like a gallery, and sells like a store.

Award-Winning Entrepreneur

As a pioneer in sustainable commerce, Maxine Bédat is a leading authority on sustainability in apparel supply chain and the application of mission and story-telling in brand development. As the co-founder of Zady, her keynotes offer fascinating...

Founder & CEO of Moven – Innovator, Futurist, Bestselling Author

Voted as American Banker's Innovator of the Year in 2012, Brett King is widely considered the foremost global expert on retail banking innovation and customer experience. King is the CEO and founder of the breakout retail bank Moven.

Celebrity, Businesswoman, Philanthropist, Mother & Best-Selling Author

Jill Zarin is one of the most popular and requested reality television stars in the entertainment business. An original star of the television show The Real Housewives of New York City, Zarin is also an engaging public speaker who...

Former Vice Chairman, Wal-Mart

The former senior vice chairman of Wal-Mart, speaker Don Soderquist believes that business ethics are an essential element in creating a high-performance organization.

Customer Service Expert

A keen observer of corporate cultures and an authority on customer service, speaker Robert Spector penned the best-selling The Nordstrom Way.

Founder of & Founding Chairman of

As founder of, chairman of, and Chief Information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre, Terry Jones is on the cutting edge of innovation and change in the new information age. Now, Jones teaches audiences how to keep up...

President & CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM

Jim McCann likes to make things grow. Just as he built an international business from a single Manhattan flower shop, McCann, CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, has helped expand the definition of retailing in just a decade.

Expert in Consumer Trends

The founder of the consulting firm Envirosell and author of the best-selling Why We Buy, speaker Paco Underhill dissects consumer behavior in an entertaining fashion.

Business Futurist & Author

Renowned global futurist Jack Uldrich is founder of The School of Unlearning, an international consultancy dedicated to helping businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations prepare for and profit from periods of profound transformation....

Former President of Starbucks Coffee Company

Howard Behar's career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee Company after 21 years, where he led both the domestic business, as President of North...

Author & Co-Founder, Strategic Horizons LLP

B. Joseph Pine II is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and management advisor to both Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups as Co-Founder of Strategic Horizons LLP, a thinking studio dedicated to helping businesses...

Former VP of Global Development at Pinkberry

Patel formerly served as the Vice President of Global Real Estate & Business Development for Pinkberry, one of the fastest growing retail brands globally. Patel is a frequent speaker with a unique and diverse view of the changing nature of...

Founder of Oliberté Footwear

Speaker Tal Dehtiar creates jobs in developing countries to build thriving middle classes - and healthy economies - there.

CEO of OZON Holdings

As OZON Holdings' CEO, speaker Maelle Gavet is transforming Russia's principal e-commerce site into the nation's own Amazon.

Authority on Leadership, Growth & Innovation

Jason Jennings is a researcher and one of the most successful and prolific business and leadership authors in the world. His greatest thrill is helping lead individuals and companies to their full economic potential.

Consultant / Facilitator

For nearly 20 years, Sam Geist has distinguished himself as a professional speaker, consultant, and facilitator to a diverse group of organizations across North and South America. Geist motivates, stimulates and challenges audiences to ask tough...

Authority on Customer Loyalty & Service Innovation

Chip R. Bell is the founder of The Chip Bell Group and has offices in the Dallas and Atlanta areas. Chip’s newest book is Wired and Dangerous, co-authored by John Patterson.

Branding Visionary & Founder of FUBU

Credited with creating the urban apparel market, corporate speaker Daymond John is the founder of FUBU and the branding guru on ABC's Shark Tank.

Author, Saving America's Cities

David McDonald has observed firsthand the exodus out of hundreds of cities, many over a period of several decades. In his book, Saving America's Cities, he provides a true vision for growth in stagnant and decaying cities.

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