Guy Kawasaki is a managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, and a columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine. Previously, he was an Apple Fellow at Apple Computer, Inc. Guy is the author of eight books including The Art of the Start, Rules for Revolutionaries, How to Drive Your Competition Crazy, Selling the Dream, and The Macintosh Way. He has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
David Armano is both an active practitioner and thinker in the worlds of digital marketing, experience design, and the social web. Author of the popular Logic + Emotion blog, he has been invited to speak at events hosted by organizations such as Google, Microsoft, O’Reilly and Ad Age. David worked in the digital agency space for over 10 years with clients such as P&G, HP, WW Grainger, Allstate, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Fifth Third Bank. He also writes industry perspectives for The Harvard Business Review, BusinessWeek and is best known for his distinct brand of visual thinking, which can be found both on the Web and in presentations all over the world.
Carmine Gallo is a communications coach for the world’s most admired brands. He is a media training, public speaking and presentation skills trainer for executives whose global brands touch your life every day. Carmine is a popular keynote speaker and author on the topic of communications, leadership, motivation, and creativity. He contributes regular columns for BusinessWeek.com and Monster.com and has written four books including the international bestseller, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience. Carmine’s latest book reveals the 7 principles of Steve Jobs’ breakthrough success: The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs (October 12, McGraw-Hill). Carmine is a former business anchor for CNN, CBS and several other media outlets. Visit him online at www.carminegallo.com.
Beth Kanter is the author of Beth’s Blog, one of the longest running and most popular blogs for non-profits and co-author of the highly acclaimed book, The Networked Nonprofit, published by J. Wiley in 2010.
Beth is the CEO of Zoetica, a company that serves non-profits and socially conscious companies with top-tier, online marketing services. In 2009, she was named by Fast Company Magazine as one of the most influential women in technology and one of Business Week’s "Voices of Innovation for Social Media." She is currently the Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits for the Packard Foundation. She is 2010 Society of New Communications Research Fellow for 2010.
Jane Hart is the Founder and CEO of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, where she helps education and business understand, implement and use social media for learning and working. Jane is also a member of the Internet Time Alliance, a group of 6 international specialists in the field of workplace learning.