Keynote Speakers


Mitt Romney

Governor of Massachusetts (2003-2007)
President and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games
Founder/CEO of Bain Capital

A SURVEY OF AMERICA AND THE WORLD

In his presentation, former Governor Romney will discuss the crucial issues facing America and the world today, and will point to a strong America as a critical element to peace, prosperity and stability in the world. The former Governor of Massachusetts, 2012 Republican Nominee for President of the United States, former CEO of Bain Capital, and CEO of the 2002 Winter Olympics will share his deep insight into domestic and international issues that will define our place in history.


Arianna Huffington

Founder of The Huffington Post
Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

Thriving in the Digital Age: Building a Culture to Win the Future

Modern tech advances have turned traditional forms of news, politics, and all forms of communication on its ears. The power has shifted away from media giants to consumers – and citizens – empowering them to choose and create. In this lively presentation, Huffington, described by Fortune as one of the few people who “get” the Internet, discusses the latest online and social media trends—including how media companies are turning content promiscuity into profits—and reveals her vision of a hybrid future where traditional media and new media become one.


John Rossman

Former Amazon Executive
Expert on Digital Disruption, Innovation & IoT

Making a Supply Chain a Golden Asset: The Amazon Way

Amazon was recently rated the number 1 supply chain by Gartner.   With Amazon’s innovative and revolutionary culture, they have reset customer expectations for delivery speed, precision, and cost.  John Rossman scaled third party market place business during his time as an executive at Amazon.  Today that accounts for 45% of all units shipped and sold.  In this speech Rossman will discuss the key to scaling, Amazon’s secrets to drive accountability, how to achieve “operational excellence” and “innovation” and what customers truly desire.