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THE WORLD’S #1 SPEAKERS’ AGENCY

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H A R RY WALKER AG E N C Y 2017

SPEAKER BROCHURE


• Founder, Clinton Foundation • 42nd President of the United States

“We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more.” President Bill Clinton

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• Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016)

“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth – these are one and the same fight.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

“Ban Ki-moon is simultaneously humane, dignified, rational, principled, popular, experienced, and strong.” Forbes

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• “Miracle on the Hudson” Captain • New York Times Bestselling Author • Expert on Leadership & Flawless Execution Strategies • Clint Eastwood/Tom Hanks film Sully released September 9, 2016 “Within minutes after Captain Sullenberger concluded his presentation, we have been barraged by amazing positive feedback from our dignitaries, sponsors & chamber members all echoing that he’s the best speaker they’ve ever had the pleasure of hearing. He began with a standing ovation, ended with one, and totally riveted them in between. From the moment I greeted him on his arrival, he was nothing but friendly, engaging and in great spirits.” Danville Chamber of Commerce

CHESLEY “SULLY” SULLENBERGER

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• Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (2011-2015)

“Speaker Boehner was excellent. It was clear he took into account the material we provided him about the audience and he was right on target speaking with them — especially with small business owners. He provided incredibly candid insights and opinions. The ‘meet and greet’ was also excellent and he told some great stories. We would absolutely recommend him as a speaker.” Managed Healthcare Associates

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JOHN BOEHNER


• President Emeritus and the Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University • Director, White House National Economic Council (2009-2010) • Secretary of the Treasury (1999-2001) • Chief Economist of the World Bank (1991-1993)

“Dr. Summers was a delight...He was a joy on-site and he did a great job. He was really gracious and everyone loved him. I should have scheduled more time for his keynote – usually speakers fatigue after an hour but he definitely could have kept this audience captivated for much longer.” Institutional Investor

LAWRENCE SUMMERS

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• Secretary of the Treasury (2013-2016) • White House Chief of Staff (2012-2013), Director Office Management & Budget (2010-2012) • Citigroup Senior Executive & COO, New York University “We know that the global landscape of the next century will be very different than that of the postwar era. And if we want it to work for the American people, we need to embrace new players on the global economic stage and make sure that they meet the standards of the system we created, and that we have a strong say in any new standards. The worst possible outcome would be to step away from our leadership role and let others fill in behind us.” Jack Lew to the Council on Foreign Relations

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• U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China (2014-2017) • U.S. Senator (D-MT) (1978-2013) • Chair, Senate Finance Committee (20072014)

“Others are actively engaged in setting the rules of commerce in the Asia-Pacific region without the United States...As we reflect on more than seven decades of U.S. sacrifice and stewardship in the [Pacific] region that will define our destiny in coming decades, we should understand that, if we fail to answer today’s call, history will pose a stern question — why did America forsake its best chance to shape the Pacific Century?” Max Baucus and other Ambassadors to Asia in an open letter to Congress

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• White House Press Secretary (2014-2017) • Voice of West Wing Week, White House’s Online Video Series • Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary (2011-2014)

“He was tough and he didn’t always give [the press] everything [they] wanted, but he was always prepared, he was always courteous, he always tried to make sure that he could share...as much of our thinking and our policy and our vision as possible... Of the folks that I’ve had the great joy and pleasure of working with over the last 10 years on this incredible journey...this guy ranks as high as just about anybody I’ve worked with. He is not only a great press secretary but more importantly, he is a really, really good man and I’m really, really proud of him.” President Barack Obama

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Minister of Defense of Israel (2007-2012) Prime Minister of Israel (1999-2001) Most Decorated Soldier in Israel’s History Member, Board of Directors, CIFC Asset Management

“Your insights into globalization and the changing state of the world were fascinating, and certainly thoughtprovoking for the leaders of the global Johnson enterprises.” S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

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• Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation • Nobel Peace Laureate • Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1997-2006 • Chair of The Elders and of the Africa Progress Panel

“Secretary-General Kofi Annan contributed hugely to the success of the evening’s event. His speech was masterful. The response of the 10,000 in attendance was overwhelming, giving SecretaryGeneral Annan a standing ovation the moment he walked on stage, as well as another round of standing applause when he finished.” AWD Holding AG

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45th Vice President of the United States Nobel Peace Laureate Board of Directors, Apple Chairman, Generation Investment Management • Chairman, The Climate Reality Project • Bestselling Author

“Drury Design Dynamics had the pleasure (and privilege) of working with Vice President Gore at a recent high profile technology conference in Las Vegas. Aside from the VP’s great customization directed specifically to this tech audience, he was great to work with, both on-stage and off. The VP really listened to our suggestions and incorporated them into his presentation. Vice President Gore really hit it out of the park!” Drury Design Dynamics

AL GORE HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


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46th Vice President of the United States Secretary of Defense Congressman, House Leadership White House Chief of Staff Former Chairman and CEO of Halliburton “‘Captivating, Insightful, Extremely Intelligent, Candid, Personable.’ These are just a few of the words expressed by our clients at the recent lunch with Dick Cheney. This was one of the most successful we’ve ever done, including

having a completely full house. The Vice President was very willing to share his expanse of knowledge on world affairs and politics without holding back. We were also very appreciative of the time he took to greet the guests and take pictures with our clients. A terrific event!” History Channel

DICK CHENEY HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media • Bestselling Author

“Steve Forbes was absolutely fantastic! His remarks on the interface of economics and politics were well received by the leaders of state government and the state’s business community who were present. We had a sell-out for the event and that was due in large part to the popularity of Steve as our Annual Meeting speaker. I would highly recommend Steve to any group looking for a speaker that will be a draw and will give a most informative presentation.” Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

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• Chair of President Obama’s Global Development Council • Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz • CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of PIMCO (2007-2014)

“We have been inundated with glowing feedback and comments...they all found Dr. El-Erian’s insights valuable, interesting and enjoyable, and in fact many of them have stated that they felt that his session was the best of the entire forum! He has an incredible ability to convey what are quite complex matters in a relatively simple way that everyone in the audience can understand, and furthermore he connects with people in a remarkable way.” National Bank of Abu Dhabi

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• Prime Minister of Australia (2010-2013)

“Fantastic! Everyone loved Prime Minister Gillard.” Broadbent Institute “The event was a great success—we had an excellent turnout and the PM’s speech was engaging, topical, and well-received.” Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research

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• Prime Minister of New Zealand (2008-2016)

“There are three reasons why [the National Party] is so popular: John Key, John Key and John Key. National’s leader is more than just the mastermind of a stunning landslide victory for the right. He is a political phenomenon virtually without parallel... Why is Key so popular? His “common touch” personality is part of it, but it’s far more than that. Key’s political antenna is razor sharp...” Political analyst Geoffry Miller, writing for The Guardian

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• Manager, Manchester United football club (1986-2013) • Record-Breaking Coach Lauded as the Most Successful Manager in the History of Professional Sport • Long-Term Leadership in a Highly Competitive Global Environment

“We´d like to thank Sir Alex Ferguson for being here and for his help in making Nordic Business Forum 2014 an unforgettable experience for so many people. Here´s a good evidence that the event went extremely well: we have already sold over 4,700 tickets for the next year!” Nordic Business Forum

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15-Time NBA All Star Player Media Personality, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist

“Shaq was a fun, energetic and motivating speaker that exceeded our expectations. He did an exceptional job at engaging our audience and delivering a message that applied to our business.” CareerBuilder

SHAQUILLE O’NEAL HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• California’s 38th Governor • Cultural Icon • Environmental Crusader

“Arnold was amazing! A dream to work with. Extremely professional all the way. The speech was powerful, energetic, empowering and inspirational. We give him full score..! Now, due to this success, we should do more business.” The Zero Emission Conference

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

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• Award-Winning Actor, Screenwriter, Director, and Producer • Visionary Entrepreneur • Philanthropist and Activist • Founding Partner, CrowdRise “We’re seeing the sphere of social networking mature in a way that’s very exciting. People who continue to dismiss these social platforms as “a waste of time” or “just social chatter” are missing the boat. This is how people interact with each other and get things done...More and more, we’re seeing the Crowdrise community share their charitable efforts with their social networks, both as a way to highlight their own commitment to a cause and as a very efficient way to turn their friends and family into new supporters.” Edward Norton

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EDWARD NORTON


• Secretary of State (1973-1977) • Nobel Peace Laureate

“I am pleased to report that Dr. Henry Kissinger’s visit was a great success. His speech, which set a new attendance record for our Distinguished Lecture Series, was very well received. His ability to communicate his ideas and insights to a diverse audience remains unsurpassed.” Florida State University

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Police Commissioner of New York City (19941996) (2014-2016) Chief of Police of Los Angeles (2002-2009) Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (1993-1994) Vice Chairman, Homeland Security Advisory Council

“Let me congratulate you on an outstanding presentation to Johnson & Johnson’s Senior IM Management. Your remarks were on point and easy to translate to our environment. Your delivery was nothing short of inspirational. I can’t remember an outside speaker engaging our audience so thoroughly with such credibility. I think our people are now much better equipped to face ‘impossible’ situations. I would expect that other J&J organizations will be booking you in the future. ” Johnson & Johnson

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• Renowned Violinist • Inspirational Speaker on the Power of Passion

“It was a great day here for everyone and everyone I see talking is still talking about Mr. Perlman and his visit here. We had almost 2,000 guests in the venue which makes it an even bigger success for the university. Thank you for all of your hard work in helping us to have such a successful event. The entire visit was as perfect as it could possibly be.” Elon University

ITZHAK PERLMAN HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• World-Renowned Conservationist • Founder, Jane Goodall Institute • United Nations Messenger of Peace

“Dr. Goodall drew an audience of some 2,500 people to the College, the largest convocation audience here in decades. Her talk was insightful and inspiring. After a Q&A period, Dr. Goodall spent three hours signing books. She will not leave until everyone who wants a book signed or a photo has been satisfied. Dr. Goodall’s visit truly was an EVENT & something that will be remembered here for years.” Hanover College

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• Inventor of the World Wide Web • One of TIME Magazine’s “Top 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century” • Founder, World Wide Web Consortium

“Sir Tim was incredible and really well received both during the CIO roundtable and the keynote. He totally wowed the crowd. Our keynote theatre was far too small and we ended up streaming his session live to the 21 other theatres on the show floor...my estimate is 1,500 attendees. Frankly, he’s the perfect keynoter for a show like IP EXPO and his participation gave us a huge amount of coverage.” Imago Techmedia

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• Former CEO of Twitter • Renowned Technology Innovator

“10 Most Influential U.S. Tech CEOs” TIME Magazine

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• Acclaimed Broadcast News Anchor and Journalist; Host of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson • Bestselling Author, Getting Real • Champion for Women’s Leadership and Empowerment • Graced the cover of TIME Magazine (October 31, 2016)

“She is a remarkably talented and charismatic speaker that drew a large and energetic crowd and was an absolute pleasure to work with.” The Richard Nixon Foundation

GRETCHEN CARLSON HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• ABC News correspondent • Host of The Barbara Walters Specials • Creator, Co-host and Executive Producer of ABC Daytime’s The View “Everyone totally enjoyed the evening. Ms. Walters’ ease, flexibility, and professionalism made the event one to remember. Many guests were amazed by Ms. Walters’ approachability before her comments, her genuine smile of pleasure during the event and the sincere, interesting delivery of her comments to the audience. She was, indeed, the main reason the event was so very successful. Our only concern is how we can even come close to matching Ms. Walters’ presence at next year’s event.” Creve Coeur Club

BARBARA WALTERS HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Iconic Visionary of the Women’s Movement • Co-Founder, National Women’s Political Caucus • Co-Founder, Ms. Magazine

“Gloria was phenomenal. She was gracious, spent so much time talking individually to our girls and faculty, and was tremendous in delivering her keynote address. We very much enjoyed her humor, calm, and approach to the visit.” Chatham Hall

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• Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan • Founder & Chair, King Hussein Foundation • Founding Member, Global Zero (international initiative working towards the elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide)

“Queen Noor knocked it out of the park. She was hands down the best speaker we have ever had and was so clearly prepared for our event. It was the most excited I have seen the Dallas charity scene in so long – she reinvigorated the whole town! It was absolutely a pleasure to have her and we so appreciate all of the different aspects she participated in so graciously. She has a LOT of new fans!” Genesis Women’s Shelter

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• Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank • The “Queen of QVC” • Prolific Inventor & Entrepreneur

“Lori’s ‘yes you can’ message and relatable stories engaged more than 1,800 women at our business banking events” Chase for Business

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• Iconic Business Leader, Entertainment Innovator, and Entrepreneur • Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company (1984-2005) • Founder & CEO, The Tornante Company

“Mr. Eisner was a hit at the Realtors Conference & Expo! In fact, based on feedback after the session, he is one of the best we’ve had in many years. The audience especially liked his perspectives on ‘creativity in a box.’ They also loved that he customized his speech with [our conference] theme.” National Association of Realtors

MICHAEL EISNER HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Lead political anchor for CNN and anchor,The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer • Former Senior White House correspondent for CNN • Emmy Award-Winning Journalist

“Wolf is an outstanding speaker with experiences that few in his field can match. He challenged us with his incisive comments on White House reporting, stimulated us with his perceptive observations and invited us to pose questions that were of immediate concern to the audience. Anyone seeking an informed lecturer could make no better choice than Wolf Blitzer of CNN.” Mississippi College

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• Renowned International Journalist • Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CBS News • Correspondent, 60 Minutes

“Lara Logan is a brilliant example of informative and compelling news reporting. Her accounts of life in some of the world’s most dangerous places and situations and the personal struggles she has faced will surely captivate and inspire Radio Luncheon attendees.” Radio Advertising Bureau

LARA LOGAN HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Premiere Democratic Strategist • 2012 Campaign Manager for President Obama • White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (2009-2011) • National Chair, Organizing for Action • President and CEO, The Messina Group

“Jim Messina was fantastic! I am getting emails from employees on how much they really enjoyed hearing him. Our executives loved his presentation as well. I have had many employees tell me this was the best speaker I have had yet...and I have hired several good speakers over the years. His speech was fascinating with so many takeaways that can be applied throughout division.” Healthcare Services Corporation

JIM MESSINA HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Iconic Political Strategist • Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush • Fox News Contributor and Wall Street Journal Columnist “Karl’s visit and presentation to our group was a huge success and one that I will have a very hard time topping during our next Symposium. Our guests were captivated by his speech and it was the talk of our event afterwards. In addition, Karl could not have been more accommodating to everyone he encountered during his time with us. We have received several thank you notes from our guests and all of them referenced Karl and what a great job he did.” Eby-Brown

KARL ROVE HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• President of Mexico (2006-2012)

“President Calderon did a fantastic job presenting at our Seminar. He was exceptionally open and honest participants loved him.” Accenture “Delegates enjoyed his remarks and his presence made the conference a tremendous success.” Capital G

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Prime Minister of Greece (2009-2011) Foreign Minister of Greece (1999-2004) Member of Greek Parliament President of Socialist International “Your insightful and captivating talk on how Europe’s future could impact the global economy was highly appreciated by all attendees at the event. Most of the audience at the User Conference was comprised of decision makers and top management of banks, financial institutions and retail establishments who are keen to know about global

economic developments and trends, and I believe that your presentation proved truly enlightening and beneficial for the attendees.” Network International

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• Head of Strategic Planning at Google’s Creative Think Tank for Agencies and Brands • Thought Leader on Culture, Creativity and the Internet

“Abby hit it out of the park! She is one of the best presenters I have seen and can bring a room to life very quickly. Our audience of clients and colleagues were engaged throughout.” Worldwide CEO

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• Former Chief Media & eCommerce Officer, Mondelēz International • Former Senior Global Director of Digital and Social Media, PepsiCo • Host of LeBron James’ and CNBC’s Cleveland Hustles • Bestselling Author, Txt Me: Your Phone Has Changed Your Life

“Surprising and insightful…Bonin reveals the many different ways in which mobile technology can impact our lives. A powerful message that affects us all.” Mandalay Entertainment

BONIN BOUGH HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Founder, Wikipedia • U.S. Internet Entrepreneur and Wiki Pioneer • One of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”

“Jimmy Wales’ speech was excellent! The audience responded well and it was a great start to our event. It was also wonderful to work with him, as he made himself very available and was generous with his time. After his speech, he even took time to exchange ideas with the attendees, which was incredibly appreciated by all!” Cristal Festival Network

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Entrepreneur & Global Shaper New York Times Bestselling Author Founder, Pencils of Promise Business Insider’s “40 Under 40”

“The best speaker I’ve ever seen in the history of our company’s offsite events.” Coca-Cola HBC

“The feeling was unanimous, the best speaker we’ve ever had at an offsite.” Kraft Brands

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• New York Times Bestselling Author of The Rise of Superman, Abundance and Bold • International Pioneer in Tech, Innovation & Peak Performance

“Steven Kotler’s presentation was cuttingedge and utterly engaging. He introduced our audience to a unique set of concepts and perspectives that left participants deeply informed, richly inspired, and with a renewed sense of purpose. I recommend him highly.” The Superhero You Conference

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• Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist for The New York Times • NYT Bestselling Author of The Power of Habit and Smarter, Faster, Better

“Someone told me that in their 13 years at Amex, this was the best guest speaker they’d ever heard. We were so pleased with the event—from our planning and interactions, through Charles Duhigg’s speaking engagement here—and with the impact he will continue to have on the organization.” American Express

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• President, European Central Bank (2003-2011) • Chairman, Group of Thirty (G30) • Chairman, Bruegel Institute Board of Directors • Governor, Banque de France (1993-2003)

We are proud to share the exciting news that former President of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet has joined the Harry Walker Agency exclusively for his speaking engagements.

JEAN-CLAUDE TRICHET

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• One of the Highest-Ranked Economists in the World • Former Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisers • Former Chief Economist of the U.S. Treasury

“The event was great – the team really enjoyed the time spent with Alan and had extremely positive feedback. They believed he uncovered a hard to see insight and they thought it was a very productive use of time. Thanks to you and your team for all the help coordinating!” AT&T

ALAN KRUEGER HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Political Commentator, ABC News and NPR • Former Co-Anchor, This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts

“Thank you so much for your powerful remarks and your high level of engagement at our women’s event. We are still getting emails and notes, every day, from women clients and employees who were inspired by your perspective and powerful storytelling, in addition to your wonderful humor and wit.” Wachovia Corporation

COKIE ROBERTS HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Host of Top-Rated The O’Reilly Factor • Bestselling Author and Syndicated News Columnist

“The evening was a smashing success. As Executive Director of the State Theatre, I book over 100 shows per season, including some of the biggest names in show business. When we announced that Bill O’Reilly was on the schedule, the tickets just flew out the door...Our evening with Bill O’Reilly was the best event we’ve ever held.” The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Inc.

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• NBC Investigative Reporter & Host of #Undercovered • Award-Winning Voice for the Millennial Generation • Former U.S. Special Advisor on Global Youth Issues • Human Rights Attorney & Rhodes Scholar

“A provocative, independent journalist capable of challenging people’s assumptions and empowering audiences.” MSNBC President Phil Griffin

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• Bestselling writer of Alexander Hamilton - Inspiration for Smash Broadway Play • Winner, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize in Biography • Bestselling Biographer, The House of Morgan, Titan, Alexander Hamilton and George Washington

“We’ve had some of the most articulate historians/biographers speak here at the VHS: David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Beschloss, Shelby Foote. Well, Ron Chernow was better than any of them. I knew he was a beautiful writer; I didn’t know what a splendid, eloquent speaker he was. Our audience was thrilled and enlightened. Thank you so much.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

RON CHERNOW


• President of Mexico (2000-2006)

“We had a wonderful event last night with President Fox. It was a standing room only audience, plus we filled up three overflow rooms as well!” UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

“Incredible feedback from the delegates, one of the main highlights of the show. People were

blown away by his speech.”

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• Former President Federal Republic of Nigeria • Proponent of Worldwide Democracy, Peace & Prosperity

“President Jonathan must be applauded for creating a solid foundation for the growth of democracy in Africa. The world has started to recognize President Jonathan’s courageous act.” African Sun Times

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“Ed was terrific! Informed, entertaining, challenging, interesting .. He is a brilliant speaker, and we hope to engage him in the future.” The Institute of International Finance

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• Former Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund • Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

“Olivier Blanchard’s tenure at the IMF capped a lifelong effort to restore economics as a disciplined way of thinking about the world that is truthful, intuitive and useful.” Marvin Joseph, The Washington Post

OLIVIER BLANCHARD HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Bestselling Co-Author of Freakonomics, Superfreakonomics, and Think Like A Freak • Co-Founder, Spin For Good • William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

“Steve was a gem for our audience. He’s charismatic, perceptive, humorous, downto-earth, and very smart. He was mobbed after his talk and was exceptionally gracious…We highly recommend him to any group. His topics are relevant, easily relatable, and insightful. A perennial favorite for us!” Arch Venture Partners

STEVEN LEVITT HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Bestselling Co-Author of Freakonomics, Superfreakonomics, and Think Like A Freak • Host, Freakonomics Radio • Co-star, Freakonomics Documentary

“Everything went absolutely amazingly with Stephen’s appearance! During the speech, everyone was enthralled by his entrancing accounts of how incentives can motivate and direct society and social behavior...He elicited boisterous laughter, some gasps and generally commanded the stage to perfection. Everyone who attended this event left happy!” The University of Pennsylvania Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

STEPHEN DUBNER HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• Emmy Award-Winning Journalist • National and International Correspondent for NBC News (2012-2015)

“Ann Curry is the most extraordinary person and she was far and away responsible for the most successful event we’ve ever had. She was absolutely sensational. She was just more terrific than I can tell you and everybody loved her. Please tell her how unbelievably stunned we were by how great she is.” Center For Women And Families Of East Fairfield City

ANN CURRY HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER


• One of Broadcasting’s Most Respected and Award-Winning Journalists • CBS Sunday Morning, Contributor • Bestselling Author

“Thank you so much for taking the time to act as our guest speaker at our recent Leadership Howard County Big Event. Our members found your speech to be not only entertaining, but also inspiring. Once again, thank you for helping to make our Big Event a big success.” Leadership Howard County

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• Globally Respected Leadership Expert • Celebrated Author of 15 #1 Bestsellers

“The perfect score says it all. Robin’s presentation at Barrick’s Global HR Conference inspired us to lead in uncertain times, gave us pages of realworld tactics to accelerate productivity and – in the end – moved us to open doors of possibility as individuals and as a team that left us feeling energized, empowered and confident we can make a difference individually and collectively.” Barrick Gold Corporation

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Africa’s Second Female President President of the Republic of Malawi (2012-2014) Activist and Philanthropist

We are proud to share the exciting news that former President of Malawi Dr. Joyce Banda has joined the Harry Walker Agency exclusively for her speaking engagements.

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Former Vice President of Egypt Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (1997-2009) Nobel Peace Laureate

“The afternoon lecture audience was 1,400 and he received a standing ovation. At dinner for 350 people – another standing ovation. An absolute pleasure to work with him.” University of Utah

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Deputy Governor of the Bank of England (2009-2013)

“He did a great job...many people have commented to me about how useful they found his talk. He covered a very broad subject matter but did it in a very candid and entertaining fashion.” PIMCO

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Governor of the Federal Reserve (2008-2013)

“Early feedback was very positive. Attendees really enjoyed Betsy’s insight and the conversational format — lots of really great questions and she was cool and candid, and was a delight.” Eagen, Inc.

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U.S. Senator from Texas (1993-2013) Contributor, CNBC TV Network Voice for Bi-Partisan Policy Solutions

“The Senator gave a wonderful speech and received a standing ovation! She did a phenomenal job, great message and very well received.” Schneider Electric

KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON HWA EXCLUSIVE SPEAKER • United States Senator from Connecticut (1988-2012)

“He was extremely kind, gracious, and informative. Our Club members are giving him rave reviews.” Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan

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U.S. Senator from Oklahoma (2005-2015) U.S. Representative from Oklahoma (19952001)

“Senator Coburn was awesome and the reviews have been great.” College of American Pathologists

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, (1977-1979) United States Congressman (1973-1977) Mayor of Atlanta (1982-1990) Chairman of the Andrew Young Foundation

“Ambassador Young, you certainly delivered well beyond our highest hopes. The buzz in our community about the event – and most particularly your address – is profound. Mr. Ambassador, our Chamber would and will recommend you as a speaker to any organization.” Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce

ANDREW YOUNG


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First Deputy Managing Director, IMF (2006-2011) Director, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Former Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Investment Bank “John Lipsky recently spoke at our annual

investment forum, where we host over 200 clients and prospects to discuss real issues affecting the global economy and financial markets. John is unique in that he can speak to current global economic issues as an investor, policy-maker and economist. For any investment or professional services firm engaged in the global markets, his

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insights are well worth the investment.” Fort Washington Investment Advisors

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Chief of Staff to President Obama (2011-2012) Vice Chair, Chairman of the Midwest Region, and head of the Office of Corporate Responsibility for JP Morgan Chase (20042011) Secretary of Commerce under President Clinton (1997-2000)

“The event was great...Bill is seriously fantastic.” Forbes Emerging Markets ““Guests very much enjoyed speaking with Mr. Daley...and had plenty of questions for him.”

BILL DALEY

Clearing House Association


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Vice Chairman, BlackRock Inc. Chairman, Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (2010-2012) Financial Stability Board (FSB) (2007-2012); Named Vice-Chairman in 2011 Former Swiss Governor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

“Thank you for your important contribution to this year’s UBS Family Office Summit. We have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from our guests on your presentation.” UBS AG

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Member of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors (2006-2011) Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Executive Secretary of the National Economic Council (2002-2006) “Former Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh did a great job. Our Board and senior executives found him to be very insightful and engaging. We were very pleased.” The Hartford Financial Services Group

“Kevin Warsh hit a grand slam with our clients last night. He is a terrific speaker.” Strategas Research Partners

KEVIN WARSH


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18th Majority Leader, U.S. Senate (2003-2007) U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1995-2007) Heart-Lung Transplant Surgeon Founder, Vanderbilt Multi-organ Transplant Center “Senator Frist was the ‘Wow’ factor for our HealthForum event. Our clients were amazed at

his grasp of the issues and his ability to educate us...Senator Frist was approachable to all, spoke for a solid hour, took questions for a full 30 minutes and then stayed to speak with individuals through dinner. The feedback from our clients, who represent the full political spectrum, was

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phenomenal.” Marsh, Inc.

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Founder, Democracy for America Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (2005-2009) 2004 Candidate for the Democratic Nomination for President Governor of Vermont (1991-2003) “The event was a great success! We filled our

largest auditorium to capacity with 1,700 people. This was the first time since I have been at Stanford that we have filled that venue, so it was a tremendous success. People really enjoyed the event and had great things to say about Howard Dean afterwards.”

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Stanford University


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Cybersecurity Expert CEO, Center for Internet Security Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security

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Leading Conservative Voice 2016 & 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate United States Senator from Pennsylvania (1995-2007)

“I have been at the University for over 7 years and have heard several wonderful talks, lectures, presentations, etc. However, I must say that Senator Santorum’s was the best I have ever heard. The students who attended were touched by his words and I believe he changed a lot of lives.” Ave Maria University

RICK SANTORUM


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Civil Rights Activist Global Humanitarian Political Leader

“MLK III went great! We had over 900 in attendance and I have only heard positive feedback from guests. He was great to work with and very accommodating. Great lecture, great speaker.” University of South Florida

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U.S. Senator from Maine (1995-2013) Representative, U.S. House of Representatives (1979-1995) “We had a packed house, full of inspired,

energetic community leaders who absolutely loved her message. Our phones are ringing off the hook and our e-mails are exploding this morning with compliments on her speech and her message. This is the booster shot our city needed to move forward in a collaborative way...It couldn’t have gone better.”

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The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation


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“Wendy was amazing! We were overjoyed to have her with us both at the Benefit Dinner and our Women & Power opening night. She was a pleasure to host as well.” Omega Women’s Leadership Center Manager

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Leader in Social Impact Investing U.S. Governor of Massachusetts (2007-2015)

“He was fantastic on stage, as always.” Education First

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“We are very much satisfied with Phil Libin’s work and speeches. He fulfilled our expectations fully... very inspiring for the audience.” Swiss Economic Forum

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Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University Founder and Director, Education Innovation Laboratory at Harvard University Collaborator on the Bestselling Book Freakonomics

“Mr. Fryer was absolutely fantastic!!! He was sidesplittingly funny, articulate, thought-provoking, and inspiring all at the same time. I am still receiving rave reviews. Several students and faculty have said this was the best they have ever attended, even faculty who have been here 25 years or more. My only problem is topping it next year.” Lawrence Academy


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Chairman and CEO of Willis Group Holdings (2000-2012) • Over 20 Years of Executive Experience With Tenures at Citigroup, Travelers Primerica Financial Services, Shearson Lehman Brothers, and Smith Barney “Few in this line of work — or any profession, really — speak better publicly. So it’s no surprise that Plumeri reportedly gave a rousing commencement speech to graduates at the College of William & Mary...” Risk Management Monitor “Joseph Plumeri’s large-yet-grounded personality energized me and our entire crew when he spoke about the ability for anyone in this world to do anything.” Jonathan Tisch

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Leadership Speaker with Executive Experience in Business & Sports Chairman of the Board, TD Ameritrade Head Football Coach, Coastal Carolina University “Joe Moglia’s life story sounds as if it was concocted in Hollywood.” The New York Times

It wasn’t Hollywood magic that got Joe Moglia to where he is today, as former CEO (and current Chairman of the Board) at TD Ameritrade and Division 1 head football coach of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. It was the pursuit of the American Dream, passion, and the courage to be a leader.

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Expert on the Food Industry Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

“Thank you again for being part of Epicure’s conference. Your powerful message resonated with our attendees and your presentation received rave reviews.” Epicure

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Award-Winning Cartoonist Author Cultural Envoy, U.S. State Department

“Liza often steps out from behind her drawing table to make this world not just a funnier place, but a better one too.” Planet Green

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Emmy Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Bestselling Author President, Schumann Media Center

“You are one of those rare speakers who prepares remarks with fresh ingredients. You got to know Magee-Womens Hospital, the Celebration of Women, and our goals and you used that knowledge to draw the audience into our world. As I spoke with the people at Magee and in the community about Friday’s event, I heard nothing by rave reviews.” Magee-Womens Hospital

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Current Events Commentator with a Libertarian Point of View Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Host and Commentator, Fox Business Network Former ABC News Correspondent & CoAnchor of 20/20

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“He was excellent! His speech was interesting and very entertaining. He received a standing ovation (very rare from our group) and was great interacting with our Quest students.” Quest Foundation

JOHN STOSSEL


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Prolific Change Agent for CEOs and Global Leaders Bestselling Author of Leadership Transformed and over 40 Business Case Studies Founder & Principal, The Alignment Partnership

“WOW! What a truly terrific, inspiring and informative session you gave – my congratulations. The room was just buzzing after you finished and so many of our members told me how much they had enjoyed your session... In my opinion it was one of the best events we’ve ever had.”

PETER FUDA

CEO Forum Group

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Expert on Principled Performance & Business Ethics Author, HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LRN

“Dov’s session was one of the finest speakers we had in the 20 years of the Masters Forum. The content couldn’t have been timelier, the stories were fresh and spot on, and, best of all, Dov brought his whole self to the party and personally connected to the audience. The premise, ideas and model shared were great, but it is the stories that will cause people to remember what he said and

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change their lives for the better. ” The Masters Forum


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Millennial Speaker Inspiring the Biggest Companies Forbes “30 Under 30” “World’s Youngest Venture Capitalist”

“When Alex Banayan spoke at my department’s corporate off-site, his energy was contagious, his story was inspiring, and his ideas were key to helping push and inspire my team’s leadership. If you’re looking for someone with insight and passion, then Alex Banayan is your man.” Nike

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Global Authority on the Sharing Economy Expert on Global, Trust-Based Innovation Expert on New Marketplace Creation and Disruptive Innovation Globetrotter and Adventurer “As a speaker on the global circuit, I’ve seen some exceptional people who convey passion, who provide new-to-the-world insights, and who fully appreciate that it’s not about what they say but what their audience hears, feels, and relates to. April is all this and more! ... I’ve always come away from April’s presentations feeling as if I’ve developed a better understanding how the world works—something I find truly energizing!” The Coca-Cola Company

APRIL RINNE


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Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School Chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisors (2001-2003) Serves on the Board of Directors of ADP, BlackRock, KKR Financial Corporation, and MetLife

“Dr. Hubbard did a fabulous job at both of our meetings! His speech was very relevant to the topics that we wanted him to cover, and he was a very engaging speaker.” Alternative Investment Group, L.L.C.

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Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (2009-2013) Former Key Member of the White House Economic Team Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School

“Over the last four years, Karen has made it easier for small businesses to interact with the federal government...She has played a leading role in my Administration’s efforts to support start-ups and entrepreneurs. And she was instrumental in the passage of the Small Business Jobs Act. Because of Karen’s hard work and dedication, our small businesses are better positioned to create jobs

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and our entire economy is stronger.” President Barack Obama


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Member of Secretary John Kerry’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board (2011-2013) National Economic Advisor to President Clinton (1995-1996) First Female Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors (1993-1995) “Given your great knowledge of the U.S. and

Global economy, and your unique ability to present a complex subject in a relaxed and clear fashion, we received a significant number of compliments from those attending the meeting for having engaged you. Simply put, everyone was highly impressed with you as an individual and as an absolute master of your subject matter.” American Cotton Shippers Association

LAURA TYSON

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Chief of Protocol of the United States (2009-2013) Ambassador-in-Residence, Atlantic Council Special Assistant to then-First Lady Hillary Clinton (1993-1997)

“She has been one of the most popular speakers that I have ever had at BizBash’s Event Innovation Forum which targets event organizers for corporations, associations and trade shows. Her polished presentation and sophisticated delivery has been universally praised by everyone that attended our events earning her our highest ratings.” BizBash Media

CAPRICIA MARSHALL


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U.S. Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations (2013-2014) United States Ambassador to the State of Israel (1995-1997; 2000-2001) Vice President and Director for Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution

“As I said following your remarks, we bargained for an expert on Middle Eastern affairs, and got that in spades! Not only were your insights keen, but they were presented very clearly and in a framework that was easy to follow...you had the audience’s complete attention.”

MARTIN INDYK

RiverVest

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Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign RelationsDeputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy (20052009) Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Near East and North African Affairs (2002–2005) “He was really great. Probably the best Q&A session we have seen.” Temple Beth Shalom “The event went really well and

ELLIOTT ABRAMS

Elliott was terrific.” Jewish Federation of Philadelphia


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Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005)

“A good share of the credit for the success of our Forum goes to you. Your participation and your impressive speech raised interest among energy industry strategists, decision-makers, experts and analysts, generating broad coverage in local and international media.” Kazenergy

GERHARD SCHROEDER

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Secretary of Homeland Security (2005-2009) Chairman and Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group, a Global Security Firm

“From reading the evaluations, you were a big hit and your message was exactly on point. I also want to thank you for being so courteous to my staff and our guests. Thanks again for your stellar performance.” Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

MICHAEL CHERTOFF


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Curator of TEDMED Entrepreneur and Technology Pioneer President, Walker Digital Founder, Priceline.com

“All of imagination — everything that we think, we feel, we sense — comes through the human brain. And once we create new patterns in this brain, once we shape the brain in a new way, it never returns to its original shape.” Jay Walker

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Pioneering Scientific Researcher Founder, Chairman, and President of the J. Craig Venter Institute Founder and CEO, Synthetic Genomics Inc.

“Clearly, the honorees and, in fact, all of us, were captivated by your session. As you know, CTRE is an event to honor and reward IBM’s highest technical achievers. Your presentation served as a true inspiration to them by illustrating that through innovative thinking and determination there are really no limits to what we can discover and

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achieve.” IBM


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Real Life Inspiration for the Movie Captain Phillips, Starring Tom Hanks Captain of the Maersk Alabama, hijacked by Somali pirates Author, A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea “He was wonderful! He was fabulous!!! He was a hit!!! It was an awesome story, and he told it extremely well. He had lunch with our CEO and other company executives and they all had a great time! I would be happy to recommend Rich for any event; everyone just loved him, and he got a standing ovation! We couldn’t be any more pleased.” Human Capital Institute

RICHARD PHILLIPS

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First African-American Woman in Space Founder and President of Two Medical Technology Companies

“Mae was absolutely wonderful! I have to say that not only did her speech touch me – she is definitely my all-time favorite as a person. She was incredibly warm, intelligent and gracious. What a treat! Not only did I love her – our audience did as well. How are we going to top her next year?” The Journal Record

MAE JEMISON


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Leading Political Pundit One of Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top 50 Journalists”

“I wanted to write and tell you how very much we enjoyed Steve Roberts. We have had many calls telling us what a terrific lecture we had to end our series. Steve was an absolutely great speaker. He was interesting, extremely knowledgeable, generous during the question and answer period, and so charming. He had our auditorium of at least 1,800 people listening to his every word.”

STEVEN ROBERTS

Town Hall, Inc., Fresno, California

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International Bestselling Author, Great House and The History of Love

“Many thanks to you for your efforts! It was a great evening. Close to 400 people were in attendance. Nicole Krauss was so gracious, poised, and warm. Even though we were not planning on a formal signing, she ended up doing just that for quite some time at the reception.”

NICOLE KRAUSS

Princeton Public Library


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Award-Winning Actor Social Activist & Humanitarian Front Line Special Envoy (an international foundation for the protection of human rights defenders)

“Mr. Sheen was phenomenal – one of the best we’ve had. For such a huge star, he was one of the most easygoing, low-maintenance speakers we’ve ever hosted. Mr. Sheen was extremely generous with his time and signed autographs for every single person in the audience who wanted one and chatted with them each as well.” Indiana University

MARTIN SHEEN

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Bestselling Author of Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and Eating Animals

“Jonathan was the perfect speaker for our audience. Witty, charming, self-deprecating – he had the audience on the edge of their seats, awaiting his every word. We had to open a second room to accommodate people and even then some were left standing. The feedback we received was incredible.” The University of Pennsylvania

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Expert in Innovation, Successful Growth Strategies, Brand Development and Team Building President, Keurig Inc. (2008-2013) Vice President, Global Business Management, Gilette (1982-2005) Expert in Residence, Harvard Innovation Lab at Harvard University “Michelle’s command of the topic and her

experience as a CEO made the lessons she shared less about theory and more about the real and tangible impact for a successful business. She captured the audience with genuine style and powerful storytelling. She brought the topic to life by translating it into meaningful insights for the

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audience.” iRobot Corporation

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Bestselling Author and World Renowned Speaker on Exploiting Business Trends and New Market Opportunities Founder and CEO of ChangeLabs™ CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame ®

“Peter gave six great keynote addresses at Ricoh’s annual ‘Let’s Do Lunch’ series. He challenged everyone, dealt with real issues & was totally engaging. The audience loved the fact they could apply what he said in their business today. We want to get him back next year!”

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Ricoh


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Workforce Strategist and Management Trendspotter Editors’ Pick for Favorite Speakers for 2013 by MeetingsNet

“He is a super star, over the top with knowledge, expertise, energy, creativity and brilliant speaking skills. He interviewed several of our attendees in advance and then customized his speech which really made it a home run. Seth made our conference a tremendous success and any organization that hires him to speak is certain to take their event to an entirely new level.” National Confectioners Association

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Technology Futurist, Social Media Expert, Marketing, Relationship & Branding Thought Leader Vice President of Marketing Insights, Salesforce “Jeffrey Rohrs is everything you’d want in a keynote and more! He provides awesome content in advance of the event for your audience. He’s super easy to work with, provides material in a

timely fashion and delivers the goods! His keynote talk was both strategic, tactical, inspiring and entertaining! And he tweaked his presentation for our audience. Two thumbs up!!!” Niche Media

JEFF ROHRS


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Co-Author of the Bestselling Book, Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives Physician and Social Scientist expert in Healthcare and in Social Networks

“Nicholas was absolutely terrific. The room was at capacity – 3,000+ or so and everyone was engaged, enlightened, enriched and entertained by his talk. No one left the room. A grand slam and excellent opening for our Annual Meeting. Numerous compliments and great post talk questions.”

NICHOLAS CHRISTAKIS

Heart Rhythm Society

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Co-Authors, Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won (pioneering lessons for the business world and life)

“The closest thing to Freakonomics I’ve seen since the original. A rare combination of terrific storytelling and unconventional thinking. I love this book.” Steven D. Levitt, bestselling author of Freakonomics and Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

L. JON WERTHEIM & TOBIAS MOSCOWITZ


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President and Publisher, ForbesWoman Host, Success with Moira Forbes Founder, Forbes Executive Women’s Board

“Moira Forbes was amazing and as one attendee remarked, ‘Moira Forbes stole the show – she was fantastic.’ We were thrilled to have her join us for our inaugural Women in Manufacturing event and hope to use your agency again in the future!” Precision MetalForming Association

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CEO, Johnson Publishing Company, LLC White House Special Assistant to President Obama (2009-2010) White House Social Secretary (2009-2010)

“It was a triumph! Everyone was so taken by Desiree, who was charming and eloquent and truly connected with the AABC. We had a full house at the speaking event and people responded incredibly warmly and receptively to the content.” SC Johnson Company

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Happiness Expert, Venture Capitalist & Successful Tech Entrepreneur Founder of Happier, a global technology and learning platform enabling users to discover new methods of pursuing happiness TEDx Speaker on How to Cultivate Happiness “Nataly’s background and experience on what really drives a happier existence at work & home was very well received. She brings a lot of

credibility to the topic as she is very honest about her own experiences. It was refreshing to hear. I can’t recommend enough adding an element of

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We represent Julie Williamson in a Speaker Management capacity.

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Visionary, Media Icon and Entrepreneur Host, Public Radio’s Studio 360 Bestselling Author

“We thought Kurt Andersen was the best moderator we could ever have picked! Our guests were thrilled, and the event was a success!” LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc.

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Author and Branding Expert CEO, TURKEL Brands

“Your presentation and presence at our retreat was the highlight of the three day event. Over the years we have had many speakers with national credentials. With all honesty I can say that you excelled in getting your points across in clear and memorable terms. Your unique ability to involve the whole group was outstanding.” Keyes Corporation

BRUCE TURKEL


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Bestselling Author Former Co-host, CNN’s Crossfire Sunday 6th Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities

“The beloved wife, mother, and grandmother is an accomplished historian and the author of over ten books, several of them bestsellers. As a former National Endowment for the Humanities chairman and current American Enterprise Institute fellow who has been married to a White House chief of staff, defense secretary, and vice president, Mrs. Cheney certainly knows her way around

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Washington.” National Review

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Co-Founder and President, Board of Trustees of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Trustee, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Advocate for Historic Healthcare Legislation “Vicki Kennedy rocked the room at the Catholic Charities Centennial Celebration this morning in Washington. She was warm, compelling and

highly motivational. The 1,000 delegates left the ballroom of the Washington Hilton en route to Capitol Hill to lobby for transformative poverty legislation with ‘wind beneath their wings’….

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Absolutely fantastic!!” Catholic Charities


Mental Health Advocate Proponent of Living a Vibrant, Joyful Life As We Age Former First Lady of Canada and Mother of Current Prime Minister

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“Margaret Trudeau’s presentation was wonderful. She inspired a standing ovation from a sold-out audience...Her talk was moving, funny, and very personal. She spoke eloquently for an hour, signed book autographs afterwards, and talked about her cause during the reception that followed. The Dean felt she served as an important role model for our Faculty and its unique goals. We were very, very glad to have her.” University of Ontario Institute of Technology

MARGARET TRUDEAU

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Artistic Director Emerita, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 50th Hall of Fame Inductee at the National Dance Museum

“Mrs. Jamison was a most gracious and eloquent speaker. The fervor in which she spoke on the role of the arts in our lives moved the audience to gasp, then cheer. What a pleasure to host such a guest whose caliber is unparalleled. She brought such a warmth, honesty and lively spirit to our campus.” University of Utah

JUDITH JAMISON


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Director, White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy (2009-2011) Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

“Carol Browner was wonderful. She was very generous in sharing herself with us, was enthusiastically engaged, and made a most favorable impression upon our audience.” The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan

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One of the World’s Foremost Communication Strategists Worldwide Vice Chair, Burson-Marsteller Counselor to President George W. Bush (2001-2002)

“Karen, everywhere I go people rave about our event because of YOU! I can’t tell you the impact you made on our audience, men and women alike. Everyone I spoke with afterwards commented on your message...You were impactful, courageous and inspiring.”

KAREN HUGHES

Austin Business Journal


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National Advocate for the Prevention of Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes Board-certified Radiologist Author of A World WIthout Cancer ‘’Our event was a phenomenal success… Our gathered attendees were inspired my Margaret’s message and we continue to receive lots of positive feedback.’’ Blue Cure Foundation

‘’The program was solid and my audience was pleased. Margaret was impassioned and I was really impressed that she researched Indiana statistics to make the topic all the more relevant to my audience.’’ Purdue North Central Sinai Forum

MARGARET CUOMO

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Founding Director, Yale Prevention Research Center President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine Director, Integrative Medicine Center “Dr. Katz provided our audience with an entertaining, thought-provoking, challenging speech – that reached beyond our already high expectations for his program slot. In addition to

that, he was professional, charming, and very easy to work with. His presentation was very highly rated by our audience and helped create a very successful event for our organization.” Council for Responsible Nutrition

DAVID KATZ


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Renowned Defense Attorney Bestselling Author

“The feedback we have received from those who attended has been overwhelmingly positive, due in good measure, to your participation. Further, from a personal perspective, I enjoyed your talk immensely. Your coverage of the topic was impressively holistic, well-thought-out and ‘on the mark.’ It is obvious these issues are close to your heart.”

ALAN DERSHOWITZ

Unisys Global Public Sector

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2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Distinguished Commentary Deputy Editorial Page Editor, Wall Street Journal Principal Columnist on Foreign Affairs Regular panelist on Fox News’ Journal Editorial Report

“We had an audience of over 300 people, and I dare say that the vast majority are still stimulated by the rich and provocative exploration of ideas that Bret presented to a diverse and attentive audience. Bret’s incisive presentation took the audience through a brief summation of critical Middle East history and current affairs that

BRET STEPHENS

engaged and informed the listener.” We Stand With Israel


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Shivanie Gosai

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Lily Winter

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Phyllis Christon

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