ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2016

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Salt Lake City, UT, August 13–16, 2016

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08/13–16/2016

Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Palace
Convention Center

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Game Changers

 

Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom

 

Matt Tenney

Matt Tenney

Matt Tenney

Sunday, August 14, 2016
4:00–5:00 p.m.

 

Social Entrepreneur.
Author.
Consultant.


Based on one man’s harrowing experiences as a prisoner, a monk, and a social entrepreneur, learn the power of servant leadership and how to create and sustain a highly innovative and effective work culture. Drawing upon case studies from some of the best workplace cultures in the world, gain powerful ideas and tools for building relationships through world-class customer service that builds influence and drives long-term sales performance.

Meet in Minnesota

Speaker Sponsored by: Meet in Minnesota

 

 

Empowerment Through Employment

 

Veronika Scott

Veronika Scott

Veronika Scott, CEO, The Empowerment Plan

Monday, August 15,
9:00–10:00am

 

Job Creator.
Inventor.
Social Visionary.


Veronika Scott will take you on her journey from being on track to becoming a top product designer to dedicating her life to the empowerment of others through her own non-profit organization. Veronika and her nonprofit, the Empowerment Plan, hire homeless individuals from local shelters to help manufacture the coats. Employees who include 22 previously homeless parents receive training and other support services. Since 2012, the group has made and distributed more than 15,000 free coats for the homeless nationwide and around the world.

greater talent network

Speaker Presented by: Greater Talent Network

 

 

The Future is Closer Than You Think

 

Tan Le

Tan Le

Tan Le, CEO, Emotiv

Monday, August 15,
2:00–3:30pm

 

Inventor.
Telecomm Entrepreneur.
Explorer.


Based on the incredible story of a CEO who started life as a four-year-old refugee fleeing Vietnam with nothing but a vial of poison in case of pirates. Now, leading an inventive bioinformatics company, which is utterly transforming a massive range of industries through a breakthrough interface taking inputs directly from the brain. Tan will discuss the far reaching applications and demo the wearable technology which is making it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with mere thoughts (and a little concentration).

Meet in Minnesota

Speaker Sponsored by: Meet in Minnesota

 

 

The Next Big Thing

Robert Stephens

Robert Stephens

Robert Stephens, founder, Geek Squad Founder; former CTO Best Buy; author, The Geek Squad Guide to Solving Any Computer Glitch

Monday, August 15,
4:00–5:00pm

 

I.T. Strategist.
Author.
Tech Legend.


Robert Stephens built the world’s biggest technical support organization, generating an estimated $2 billion to $3 billion in revenue annually. In what promises to be an engaging and thought-provoking session, Robert will explore a wide range of topics, including the Geek Squad story, the catalyst for creativity and the culture of service. He’ll also share his insights on the future of technology and what he thinks is the next “big thing.”

Keppler Speakers

Speaker Provided by Keppler Speakers

 

 

How The Crowd is Reforming Education

Charles Best

Charles Best

Charles Best, founder & CEO, DonorsChoose.org

Tuesday, August 16,
11:00am–12:00noon

 

Philanthropist.
Educator.
Entrepreneur.


DonorsChoose.org is opening its data to change the way education is funded. Learn how the country's most creative teachers are partnering with entrepreneurs to bring innovation to their classrooms and why one of Fast Company’s "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World" is one of Oprah Winfrey's "ultimate favorite things".


 

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