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Slovak film director, a traveler and an adventurer. He has produced a variety of documentaries on life in poorly accessible places where human beings hardly ever stepped foot before. His work deals with unusual cultures and humans living under extreme conditions or travelers making unique achievements in the sense of reaching unusual destinations.
Barabáš is particularly interested in Tibetan Buddhism but also people living deeply in the jungle, untouched by the modern civilization and with little or no influence by Western Societies.
Barabáš is the vice-president of the Slovak Film Academy. He has won over 150 film awards in his home country and abroad, including the Grand Prix award at the Fifth International Mountain Film Festival.
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams.
Writer, communicator and strategist best known for his role as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy.
Founder of Mitnick Security Consulting, legendary hacker and security specialist
James describes himself as 'an historian of the future' with a close interest in key trends and strategic challenges facing current and future business up to Horizon 2020 and beyond. He is a regular choice as a speaker at high level conferences around the world, has published a number of books and special reports on the world of tomorrow and has worked within high-level consultancy teams on projects with a future perspective. He was the first British staff member of the US-headquartered futurology 'think tank' the Hudson Institute, taking a senior role at the Institute's European division based in Paris. The institute developed a wide range of scenario studies working with multi-disciplinary teams embracing economics, econometrics, sociology, statistics, urban planning, international currency, trade and defence relations and other academic specialisms.
Having made a habit of always lecturing dressed in wildlife-trekking shorts and characteristic Nietzschean moustache, scribbling his notes on huge whiteboards rather than parading another predictable power-point presentation, Bard's simultaneously entertaining and eye-opening lectures have consistently topped the ratings at major business and management conferences around the world. As any good speaker does, Bard takes pride in practicing the very message that he preaches.
Jozef Golonka born January 6, 1938 in Bratislava, Slovakia is an ice hockey player who played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. He won two bronze medals in three Olympics. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1998.
Penny is one of the Uk's most sought after Motivational Speakers, thanks to a colourful career in Motorsport and television. As one of the first female drivers in the World Championship Rally, and the first woman ever to compete in a World Rally Car (the equivalent of an off road Formula 1 car).
Professor of International Cooperation at Brandeis University and bestselling author.
Hip hop activist, Journalist, Writer
Tom Savigar is Trends Director of The Future Laboratory. He masterminds a group of 2,500 creatives, designers, analysts, stylists, DJs, gamers and academics to keep ahead of what's new and what's next. His work helps companies understand and meet consumer needs.
Joan Laporta is Catalanan politician and former president of Football Club Barcelona. Joan Laporta has a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona; Master in Corporate Law and Tax Experts at the Institute for Advanced Studies Abat Oliba de Barcelona; Diploma in the course of the Arbitration Law of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and Diploma course in Corporate Law by Association of Lawyers of Barcelona.
Alexander Blass is an internationally acclaimed entrepreneur and innovator, and serves as President and CEO of Alexander Blass International, an executive consulting and training firm based near Washington, DC. Now 36, he is the youngest grand prize winner ever of the Daily Record's Top Innovator of the Year Award, which credited him with "revolutionizing charitable giving" in 2007. He is the inventor and founder of person-to-person giving technology on the Internet-lauded by the media as the "eBay of Giving" (Mercury News) and "Facebook Meets Pocketbook" (Baltimore Sun). Alexander is also the recipient of the Daily Record's Influential Marylanders Award, recognizing the top 50 people in the State, up to the Governor, as well as the Baltimore Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 Executives Award. He was also honored as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Wharton School of Business.
Nick Tolhurst is a leading speaker, commentator and thinker in the field of Future Trends, Business Sustainability and International and European Political Developments.
Humorist Steve Altes has had an eclectic career path. Having worked as an aerospace engineer, an aide to the president, an author, and now an actor, he observes "I'm just working through the 'a' occupations first. Bee-keeper and belly-dancer are next." Whether he's a renaissance man or simply unable to hold a job isn't clear.
Luke Cunliffe developed his particular training strategies and motivating expertise through combining his unique experiences as an extreme runner and highly successful business person, which he now utilises on a daily basis to motivate groups, teams and others.
Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him "among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling."
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 35 countries attest to Karim’s legend of design. Karim’s diversity affords him the ability to cross-pollinate ideas, materials, behaviors, aesthetics from one typology to the next, crossing boundaries and broadening consumer horizons.
Dr. Hahn is the renowned former Chairman of the Volkswagen Group.
MARTIN LINDSTROM is a 2009 recipient of TIME Magazine's "World's 100 Most Influential People" and author of Buyology-Truth and Lies About Why We Buy (Doubleday, New York), a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller. He is the CEO and Chairman of LINDSTROM Company and Chairman of Buyology Inc (New York), as well as BRAND Sense Agency (London). Lindstrom is a trusted advisor to numerous Fortune 100 companies including McDonald's Corporation, PepsiCo, Nestlé, American Express, Microsoft Corporation, The Walt Disney Company and GlaxoSmithKline, amongst others. His personal global audience is estimated at over a million people.
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