What will be your organization's strategic framework for growth in the years to come? How will you innovate, avoid disruption, tap into the latest advances in tech, and boost performance? These HWA experts illuminate a cutting-edge path forward. 
JIMMY WALES: Founder, Wikipedia, World's 5th Most Visited Website; Founder, Wikitribune, groundbreaking news platform

"Jimmy was really great. Of course he is smart, thoughtful and visionary, all which worked well on our campus. But his presentation was well constructed, interactive and engaging... "

-Stanford University

"Jimmy Wales was absolutely WONDERFUL! We loved having him here...A true pleasure! ... The feedback we've received has been outstanding! Everyone is so impressed by Mr. Wales!"

-Night of Innovation, Event Producers
Groups the have hosted Jimmy Wales:

World Business Forum, Goldman Sachs, CATO Institute, McCann/Thiess, Stanford University, Flexible Packaging Association, International Women's Forum, CNA Nazionale, ArcelorMittal, and more! 
  • Sought-out as a keynote speaker at the Synergy Global Forum, drawing 5,000 attendees in New York. 
  • Made headlines at the World Business Forum in Sydney for his compelling keynote on Disruption, drawing praise on Twitter such as: : “…The genius of @jimmy_wales.  IQ of Sydney up this week with him in town.  Honoured.
  • Sought-out for an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box for his sharp analysis of new tech trends such as blockchain technology.  
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PENNY PRITZKERU.S. Secretary of Commerce (2013-2017); Founder and Chairman, PSP Capital Partners and Pritzker Realty Group

"Penny is one of our country’s most distinguished business leaders. She's got more than 25 years of management experience in industries including real estate, finance, and hospitality. She’s built companies from the ground up. She knows from experience that no government program alone can take the place of a great entrepreneur. She knows that what we can do is to give every business and every worker the best possible chance to succeed by making America a magnet for good jobs."

- President Barack Obama

Groups the have hosted Penny Pritzker:

Axios, The Aspen Institute, Walmart Manufacturing Summit, Atlantic Council, University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Economic Club of Chicago, U.S. Travel Association, Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, and more! 
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DAVID ROWAN: Editor-at-Large and Founding Editor-in-Chief of WIRED UK: Renowned Tech Journalist, The Sunday Times 

"We had nothing but praise for his forward thinking piece, it was both informative and entertaining. I didn’t see a single attendee checking their smartphone during David’s talk, which is a testament to his skill as a speaker. I will definitely recommend him to our other offices around the world."

-Terrapinn Limited

"David was very well received. His presentation aligned very well with the themes running through the conference."

-KPMG, Shanghai
Groups the have hosted David Rowan: 

Samsung, World Economic Forum, Lloyds of London, Microsoft Bizspark, Accenture, G8 Innovation Conference, KPMG, Unilever, Audi, Terrapin Limited, Mercer, Pictet, Redrow, Salesforce, Brainscape, Broadband World Forum, Sky, and more!
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APRIL RINNE: Head of the Sharing Economy Working Group, World Economic Forum; Advisor for Airbnb, Jobbatical and Trov; Global authority on the new economy and marketplace innovation 

"April's keynote at the WTTC Global Summit was excellent. She was engaged in the whole process from start to finish. Her inspirational and valuable insight proved to be of enormous value for the Summit... She set the stage for an informative and lively discussion and many people cited April’s keynote as a particular highlight point of the event."

-World Travel & Tourism Council
Groups the have hosted April RInne: 

World Economic Forum: Davo, The Coa-Cola Company, University of Colorado at Boulder, World Travel & Tourism Council, Enova, Aspen Institute, EXPO Milan, ITB Berline, Microsoft Summit, and more! 
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STEPHEN DUBNER: New York Times #1 Bestselling Author, Freakonomics Series, Host of Freakonomics Radio and Tell Me Something I Don't Know 

"We were absolutely blown away by Stephen’s knowledge, his professionalism, his speaking ability, the engaging stories he told and his patience in signing so many books and speaking personally with all our attendees. We could not be happier and have received countless positive notes from our clients. The content was the perfect way to set up our entire Summit."

Groups the have hosted Stephen Dubner: 

Xeroz, BNP Paribas, Institute of Management Accountants, American Airlines, Michigan State University, Commercial Real Estate Council, The National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, and more! 
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CHARLES DUHIGG: New York Times Bestselling Author of "The Power of Habit" and "Smarter Faster Better"; Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist for The New York Times Magazine

"I think you hit the nail on the head in regards to our organization and all the movement we are experiencing as we explore markets that are not familiar with our brand. We are always looking for ways to educate ourselves and be open to new information that will help us grow into the most successful, global company we can be."

-Fairmont Hotels and Resort

Groups the have hosted Charles Duhigg: 

Bloomberg, Etsy, Realtor.com, CEB, Wolters Kluwer, Art of Marketing, Westmont College, Fairmont Hotels & Resort, Olson, Catalyst Conference, and more! 
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STEVEN KOTLER: New York Times Bestselling Author of Stealing Fire, The Rise of Superman, Abundance & Bold; International Pioneer in Peak Performance & Innovation; Cofounder & Director of Research for Flow Genome Project

"Wanted to share some of the great feedback we received on Steven’s keynote at the Global CISO Executive Summit! "Great delivery of Information"; "Enjoyed the Flow"; "Fantastic - inspiring"; "Discussion flowed well after dinner"; "AWESOME"; "Changes the we view flow and how it can change the way we work. Great and powerful concept, interested in learning more." Thanks again for everything and I hope we can work together again soon!"


Groups the have hosted Steven Kotler:

Morgan Stanley, Microsoft Corporation, Google, Disney, ARCH Ventures, Potomac Communications Strategies, Evanta, Young President's Organization, Miura Global, Superhero You Conference, and more!
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These HWA Speakers share unparalleled insights and innovative solutions at each of their engagements. Praised for being both deeply informative and engaging, they motivate individuals and organizations to think ahead and thrive in a fast-paced, constantly-evolving future.