Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together.
Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work, Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them. A trained ethnographer, he is the author of three books: the global best seller, Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action and the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best seller, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t. Simon released his latest book, Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration in September 2016. Together is Better inspires readers to overcome obstacles and become the leaders they wish they had.
Simon has four more books pending, including Find Your Why: A Practical Guide to Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team, coming out late 2017.
Fascinated by the leaders and companies that make the greatest impact in their organizations and in the world, those with the capacity to inspire, he has discovered some remarkable patterns about how they think, act, and communicate and the environments in which people operate at their natural best. He has devoted his life to sharing his thinking in order to help other leaders and organizations inspire action.
He is best known for popularizing the concept of Why and for the talk he gave on the subject that became the third most watched talk of all time on TED.com.
Sinek’s unconventional and innovative views on business and leadership have attracted international attention and have earned him invitations to meet with an array of leaders and organizations, including: 3M, Costco, Deckers, Ernst & Young, HSM, jetBlue, KPMG, Pfizer, NBC/Universal, the military, government agencies and entrepreneurs. Sinek has also had the honor of sharing his ideas at the United Nations, the United States Congress and with the senior leadership of the United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, and United States Army.
Sinek shares his optimism with all who will listen. He speaks around the globe and has commented for local and national press, including The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, NPR, and BusinessWeek. Sinek is active on Twitter and writes his own blog, simonsinek.com.
Sinek is an adjunct staff member of the RAND Corporation, one of the most highly regarded think tanks in the world. He is also active in the arts and not-for-profit world, working with charity: water, an organization devoted to helping bring clean water to the over 700 million people around the world who don’t yet have it. He also serves on the board of the Tami Stronach Dance Company.
One of the most sought after body language experts in the world, Janine Driver is The New York Times best-selling author of You Say More Than You Think and You Can’t Lie To Me. The popular keynote speaker is a media expert for NBC’s TODAY Show, ABC’s 20/20, CNN, Anderson Cooper, Dr. Drew on HLN, and the Dr. Oz Show.
She is the founder, president and lead instructor for the Body Language Institute (BLI). BLI is an elite certification program that offers award-winning advanced communications training that helps executives, sales people, and other professionals build executive presence, explore their selling skills, and create and deliver business presentations that win new business. Janine and her team of leading subject matter experts have helped clients become total leaders.
Janine’s background includes being a federal law enforcement officer within the United States Department of Justice for 15 years, where she trained over 60,000 lawyers, judges, and law enforcement officers within the ATF, CIA, FBI, and the Netherlands Police how to read body language and detect deceptions.
Each week, Janine travels the country providing communications training to her clients, including such companies and associations as AOL, Coca-Cola, Proctor and Gamble, Lockheed Martin, The Hard Rock Hotels, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Meeting Professional International, GAF, and the Certified Contractors Network, to name just a few.
In addition, Driver is an approved speaker for Vistage, a worldwide leadership company that helps senior executives, who make over ten million dollars, to take their careers – and their companies – to a higher level.
Carlos Rodriguez became President and Chief Executive Officer of ADP® in November 2011. He has been with ADP since 1999, most recently as President and Chief Operating Officer, and previously as President of National Account Services and Employer Services International. Carlos joined ADP through its acquisition of Vincam, where he served initially as Chief Financial Officer for a short period before becoming President of ADP TotalSource®. Under his leadership, ADP TotalSource became the fastest growing, as well as the largest, Professional Employer Organization (PEO) in the industry.
He then spent several years as President of ADP's Small Business Services (SBS) division, which included ADP’s small business payroll services, ADP TotalSource and ADP Retirement Services. Under his leadership, SBS launched the RUN Powered by ADP® payroll management service, which has become one of ADP’s fastest growing product platforms.
Carlos holds a master of business administration and bachelor of arts degrees from Harvard University. In addition to his work at ADP, he serves on the Boards of ADP and Hubbell Inc., and is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Economic Club of New York.
Dave Imbrogno is President of the National Accounts business for ADP’s Global Enterprise Solutions, at ADP. Dave Imbrogno leads the organization that provides human capital management (HCM) solutions to U.S.-based large employers.
Dave leads 6,500 ADP associates with responsibility for delivering HCM solutions, including Talent Acquisition, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Human Resource Management, Payroll, Workforce Management, Comprehensive Outsourcing Services, and Talent Management.
The National Accounts team serves the enterprise market, generally businesses with 1,000 employees or more. Dave assumed his current role in 2014 and was also appointed a Corporate Officer of ADP.
Dave joined ADP in 2000 as a sales associate, selling the ADP TotalSource® solution to small and mid size businesses. He assumed increasing roles of responsibility in sales and became Area Vice President in 2007. In 2008, he joined the service organization and was named General Manager for the TotalSource South Region. In 2011, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Service and Operations for TotalSource.
Jennifer Cambern is the Vice President of Product Management and Chief Product Owner for ADP’s National Account Services. As Chief Product Owner, Jennifer directs a team of inspired product owners who deliver ADP’s Human Capital Management (HCM) vision in ADP products. ADP Vantage HCM provides Human Resources, Benefits, Workforce Management, Talent and Payroll in a single integrated platform.
Jennifer joined ADP in 2010, having previously worked as Vice President of Product Management with Ceridian, COO for H&R Block’s RSM McGladrey Employer Services and as a Deputy Director of Finance HR and IT for the Georgia Office of School Readiness.
In addition to her work at ADP, Jennifer volunteers for the American Whitewater Association, completing river clean ups and volunteering for whitewater rescue duties across Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. Jennifer also volunteers with the Nature Conservatory completing clean ups of America’s Wild spaces.
Jennifer holds a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from the Georgia State University’s Robinson School of Business. She also holds certifications as a PMP, AIPMM, CPO and Scrum Master.
Additional speakers to be announced.
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