Featured Keynote Speakers
66th Secretary of State of the United States
From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post.
Malcolm Gladwell has an incomparable gift for interpreting new ideas in the social sciences and making them understandable, practical and valuable to business and general audiences alike.
Former U.S. Senator
In a career hallmarked by a fearlessness of confronting the most intractable issues of our times, Alan Simpson most recently served as the co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, a bi-partisan group looking to erase the United States' multi-trillion dollar debt.
Former White House Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff, Erskine Bowles served as a member of the President's Cabinet and on both the National Security Council and the National Economic Council. Working at the direction of the President and with the Republican House of Representatives and Senate, Bowles negotiated the first balanced budget in a generation.