2019 Keynote Speakers
Speaker, Author, Shoe Lover
Neen James is the author of nine books including Folding Time™ and her most recent, Attention Pays™. Named one of the top 30 Leadership Speakers by Global Guru several years in a row because of her work with companies like Viacom, Comcast, Cisco, Virgin, Pfizer, BMW, and the FBI, among others.
Neen has boundless energy, is quick-witted and always offers powerful strategies for paying attention to what matters so you can get more done and create more significant moments at work, and home.
President, Author | Convince & Convert
Jay helps businesses clone their customers. He is a 7th generation entrepreneur, has written 6 best-selling books, and has founded five multi-million dollar companies. He is the president of Convince & Convert, a consulting firm that works with the world's most distinct small businesses and iconic brands to gain and keep more customers. A recent inductee into the Professional Speaking Hall of Fame, he's also an avid tequila collector, and a certified barbecue judge.
Executive Editor | Recode, Host of Recode Podcast, Co-Executive Producer | Code Conference
Kara is the editor-at-large of Recode, host of the Recode Decode and Pivot podcasts and co-executive producer of Recode's Code Conference series. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, host of the Revolution series on MSNBC, and an MSNBC contributor.
Kara co-founded Recode and, before that, co-produced and co-hosted The Wall Street Journal’s "D: All Things Digital" conference series (now called the Code conference) with Walt Mossberg. It was, and still is, the country's premier conference on tech and media. She and Mossberg were also the co-executive editors of a tech and media Web site, AllThingsD.com, founded in 2007.