Marcus Buckingham

Bestselling Author and Consultant

Marcus Buckingham, called the “founder of the strengths revolution,” is known for encouraging leaders to focus on what they do best, rather than on weaknesses.

Lindsey Vonn

Olympic Gold Medal Skier

Known as the most successful female ski racer in the world, Lindsey Vonn is one of the few world-class, four-event ski racers. She is the only American woman to ever capture downhill gold at the Olympics and the only American woman with four World Cup overall titles.

Cathy Engelbert

CEO of Deloitte

Cathy Engelbert leads one of the largest professional services organizations in the United States with more than 96,000 professionals, providing services to over 80 percent of the Fortune 500.

Richard Thaler

2017 Nobel Prize Winner

Thaler is known for his lifelong pursuit of behavioral economics (and its subfield, behavioral finance), which is the study of economics (and finance) from a psychological perspective.


2019 Conference Speakers

Angela Duckworth

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, MacArthur Fellow, Founder and CEO of Character Lab, Best-selling Author of Grit, Faculty Co-Chair at Wharton People Analytics

Shuba Gopal

Senior Scientist at the Broad Institute

Adam Grant

Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management at the University of Pennsylvania, Faculty Co-Chair at Wharton People Analytics

Stephanie Lampkin

CEO of Blendoor

Cade Massey

Practice Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions at the University of Pennsylvania, Faculty Co-Chair at Wharton People Analytics

Brock McKeel

Senior Director of Digital Operations at Walmart

Daniel Pink

New York Times Best-selling Author of When and Drive

Andy Porter

Chief People Officer at the Broad Institute

Rita Singh

Research Faculty at the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

Stefanie Tignor

People Scientist at Humu

Andy Trainor

Senior Director at Walmart Academies

Sebastian Wernicke

Chief Data Scientist at ONE LOGIC

Previous Speakers

Byron Auguste

Mary Barra

Shane Battier

Elisa Villanueva Beard

Laszlo Bock

Edith W. Cooper

Angela Duckworth

Malcolm Gladwell

Adam Grant

Tony Hsieh

Daniel Kahneman

Dawn Klinghoffer

Laura Liswood

Jonathan McBride

Anne Milgram

DJ Patil

Daniel Pink

Howie Roseman

Adam Silver

Abby Wambach

Maxine Williams