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Keynote Speakers

Jim Knight
Author, Culture That Rocks: How to Revolutionize Your Company’s Culture

Come see Jim Knight at the first General Session.  Jim knows how to deliver insights on organizational culture, customer service, employee branding, performance management and leadership. He is a 30-year veteran in training and development, including six years as a public middle school teacher before focusing his career in Hospitality.  Jim spent 21 years with Hard Rock International.  As Head of Training for the brand’s School of Hard Rocks, Jim oversaw learning initiatives for global cafes, hotels and casinos. He is the acclaimed author of Culture That Rocks and has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Magazine Inc., Business News Daily and Fox Business News.

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Seth Mattison
Founder and Chief Movement Officer, FutureSight Labs

Seth Mattison is an Internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. He grew up on a fourth generation farm in Minnesota hearing the stories of his father, grandfather and great grandfather and developed a deep appreciation for the value of the lessons and stories they told. Today, Seth’s mission is about helping people understand how our unique stories are part of a larger cultural story and how they help make sense of the cultural shifts we’re all experiencing today. He advises many of the world's leading organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership and the future of work. His ideas have been featured in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and The Globe and Mail.

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Don McMillan

Don McMillan, a techie-computer-chip-designer-turned-comedian and Grand Champion on “Star Search,” has appeared on “The Tonight Show,” “The Larry King Show” and HBO. He has starred in 15 national Budweiser commercials and many others.  Don graduated from Stanford University with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.  For the past 16 years, he has been headlining comedy clubs and colleges across America and bringing his special brand of humor to major corporations including IBM, Dell, Apple and HP. His big hits “Life After Death by PowerPoint” and “Live from My Cubicle” have been enjoyed by millions of people.

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