Award-winning storyteller, marketer, currently at Facebook
Aaron Samson is an award-winning storyteller, playwright, marketer, and brand strategist. He has managed iconic toy brands for both Mattel and Hasbro and currently works at Facebook, where he leads US marketing efforts for Messenger Kids.
Baisakhi Saha is an author, speaker, performer and a globetrotter. Having lived in different countries spanning five continents, studying life through myriad mirrors
of reality across diverse cultures, she works towards expanding consciousness on the planet.
Author, speaker, dancer and actor
Baisakhi Saha is an author, speaker, performer and a globetrotter. Having lived in different countries spanning five continents, studying life through myriad mirrors of reality across diverse cultures, she works towards expanding consciousness on the planet.
Multiple world-record athlete, author, documentary producer and creator of One Breath Meditation
Damien Rider is an author, documentary producer and creator of One Breath Meditation. With 12 Unique Endurance World Records under his belt, Damien now dedicates his life to inspiring others by sharing the same tools he once used to break free from past demons and triumph over adversity.
Adjunct Professor of Geology, Cal Poly Pomona
Dr. Donald Prothero has taught geology, paleontology, and planetary geology at the college level for 40 years at places such as Caltech, Columbia, and Occidental College. He is the author of 44 books and over 300 scientific papers, and has received numerous professional awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Schuchert Award for outstanding paleontologist under 40, the Shea Award for writing in geoscience, and the Gregory Award for service to vertebrate paleontology.
cryobiologist and biogerontologist with a Ph.D. in pharmacology
Dr. Greg Fahy is a low-temperature biologist and investigator of aging intervention in humans. His first clinical trial, intended to reverse immune system aging, provided the first evidence that global aging can be reversed in humans.
drummer, writer and fitness trainer
Jonathan Brown is an award-winning drummer, writer and fitness trainer. He’s toured with bands across Canada, the United States and Jamaica, and has been performing live for over forty years.
CEO and Founder of Prescription Lifestyle
Justyna Sanders, M.D., a California-based Medical Doctor and Medical Lifestyle Transformation Specialist™ is CEO and Founder of Prescription Lifestyle. She completed her medical training at Poznan University of Medical Sciences, has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University, and is a public health researcher recognized as a visionary for transforming the field of medicine.
principal at StoryTech and host of The Tech Cat Show
Lori Schwartz is an experiential marketing executive whose StoryTech initiative pairs brands, storytellers and technology at shows like CES, NAB, NATPE and IBC, to name a few. She talks tech with industry leaders weekly on her Tech Cat Show, which broadcasts on Voice America’s business channel, and her book, The Tech Cat Show, debuts next year featuring innovators focused on the latest technologies and their impact on our culture.
CEO of Difenda, cyber security firm in Canada
With over 20 years in Cyber Security, Manoj Arora brings a world knowledge on the risks and opportunities posed by our cyber footprint. His view on our society and how we operate is quite contrary to our fundamental belief system, which is responsible for most issues we face today.
Founder of What Made You Smile Today and author of Just Listen
Dr. Mark Goulston is the Founder of #WMYST, What Made You Smile Today? which is a grass roots movement to make the world happier one #WMYST at a time. He is also the author of “Just Listen” Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone, which became the top book on listening in the world.
Former college athlete and current national field marketing director
Pierce Brooks is Director, National Field Marketing for one of the largest brands in an explosive new industry. Pierce’s professional expertise encompasses entertainment, sports, and field marketing strategy.
certified divorce coach, agency-licensed private investigator and author
As a certified divorce coach, and a custody ally who specializes in parental alienation, Susan Shofer has helped many women and men navigate the waters of family breakups by sharing her own organized, pragmatic and logical approach to the divorce journey. She is the author of The Divorce Recovery Ladder and a forthcoming book about parental alienation. She is a former private investigator, and has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and BA from the University of
Maryland in Ancient Studies, Archaeology and Classics.
Singer, actress and co-creator of My Big Fat Blonde Musical!
Theresa Stroll is an award-winning performer, writer, and composer. Her
one-woman show, My Big Fat Blonde Musical! swept the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival and has been adapted for a streaming series, coming soon.