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Keynotes

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Sir Richard Branson

Entrepreneur. Disruptor. Philanthropist.
“Finding my Virginity”

Sir Richard Branson is an entrepreneur, investor, author and philanthropist. In 1970, he founded the Virgin Group, which has gone on to grow successful businesses in sectors including mobile, travel and transportation, financial services, entertainment and health and wellness. Virgin is one of the world's most recognized and respected brands. Since starting youth culture magazine “Student” at age 16, Richard has found entrepreneurial ways to drive positive change in the world. Most of his time is now spent building businesses that will make a positive difference in the world and working with Virgin Unite and the organizations it has incubated, such as The Elders, The Carbon War Room, The B Team and Ocean Unite.

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Dr. Deepak
Chopra

Author. Alternative Medicine Advocate.
“The Healing Self: Supercharge Your Immune System and Stay Well for Life”

Deepak Chopra, M.D., F.A.C.P., is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. He is the founder of the Chopra Foundation and co-founder of Jiyo and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. A fellow of the American College of Physicians, member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and Clinical Professor in Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Chopra has authored more than 85 books, including numerous New York Times best sellers. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as "one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”! 

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Dr. Rudolph
E. Tanzi

Alzheimer’s Disease and Genetics Pioneer. TIME’s Most Influential People.
“The Healing Self: Supercharge Your Immune System and Stay Well for Life”

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is vice-chair of Neurology and director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, and also serves as the Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tanzi served on the team that first found a disease gene (Huntington’s disease) using human genetic markers, helping to launch the field of neurogenetics. Dr. Tanzi has received the highest awards in his field, including the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award. Dr. Tanzi was also named a TIME 100 most influential people in the world.

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Dr. Peter
Attia

TED Speaker. Researcher. Health, Nutrition and Longevity Expert. 

Peter Attia, MD is a health speaker, researcher, nutrition and longevity expert, and the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice focusing on the applied science of longevity and optimal performance. His practice applies nutrition science, lipidology, four-system endocrinology, sleep physiology, stress management, and exercise physiology to minimize the risk of chronic disease onset, while simultaneously improving healthspan. 

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Esther
Dyson

Community Health Advocate. Investor. Journalist.
Way to Wellville Co-Founder

Esther Dyson is executive founder of Wellville, a 10-year nonprofit project devoted to showing the value of investing in health as an asset to avoid costly remedial health CARE - leading to  engaged, productive employees. With lively anecdotes from her career as a Forbes reporter, Wall Street analyst, best-selling author, tech-industry luminary, cosmonaut in training, and healthtech investor, Dyson  will engage with the audience on how her current work applies to the health and welfare of workforces. Come prepared with questions! 

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Dr. David
Katz

MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM 
Nutrition, Disease Prevention, Lifestyle Medicine Expert

Dr. David Katz is recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease. He is the founding director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and founder/president of the True Health Initiative. Dr. Katz invented the research method known as “evidence mapping;” is the principal inventor of the Overall Nutritional Quality Index (ONQI™) algorithm; and inventor of the dietary intake assessment method called Diet Quality Photo Navigation. 

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Josh
Bersin

Analyst. HR Thought Leader. Future of Work.
“The Irresistible Employee Experience”

Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP, provides research and advisory services focused on corporate learning, leadership, talent management and HR technology. He is responsible for the direction of Bersin’s strategy, research and market eminence. 

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Alison
Levine

Adventurer. Polar Explorer. Author.
“On The Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments”

Alison Levine is a history-making polar explorer and mountaineer who has climbed the highest peak on each continent and skied to both the North and South Poles. Levine has worked as deputy finance director for Arnold Schwarzenegger and as an adjunct professor at the United States Military Academy. Author of the New York Times best seller “On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments,” Levine tackles topics on creating cohesive teams and developing no-nonsense leaders.