As speaker Jared Cohen returns from a three-day humanitarian mission to North Korea, in which he and fellow Google executive Eric Schmidt urged the autocratic nation to embrace the Web, we are reminded of the power such corporate personalities wield on the world stage.
APB is honored to represent business speakers whose intelligence and charisma make them respected leaders throughout the world. Whether these corporate speakers and international business speakers present on motivation and inspiration, future trends, technology, or strategic planning, our corporate speakers all have one thing in common: they know their subject matter from the inside out.
Combining insider knowledge with unparalleled experience, these international corporate speakers are able to translate conventional wisdom and practices into modern, practical tools that will change the way you do business.
The following are a few of these exceptional speakers on business:
The director of Google Ideas, a past member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff, and a close advisor to both Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton, speaker Jared Cohen has long worked in policy and business on a global scale. An international corporate speaker of unparalleled repute, he has written a number of books and is currently at work on a book about the future of the world along with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. Learn more about speaker Jared Cohen.
The former head of Mike’s Hard Lemonade, speaker Anat Baron turned around the company and grew the brand into a $200 million juggernaut within three years. An entrepreneur, corporate executive, filmmaker, and strategic consultant, she is a unique corporate speaker who addresses marketing, development, and operations within a diverse range of industries including hospitality, airlines, media, and entertainment in her engaging presentations. Learn more about speaker Anat Baron.
As founder of Monster.com, the 454th registered dot-com, speaker Jeff Taylor envisioned it as a giant online job search board and turned it into the first and only globally recognized brand for careers, changing the face of employment and the Internet forever. An engaging business speaker, he offers interactive presentations showcasing his innovative vision, action, and success with characteristic enthusiasm. Learn more about speaker Jeff Taylor.
Speaker Richard Branson is the face, spirit, and entrepreneurial mastermind behind Virgin, one of the world's most dynamic brands. Credited as one of the world's greatest brand-building visionaries, Branson built Virgin Group, Ltd., to include over 360 companies from Virgin Records to Virgin Mobile USA. This unique international business speaker credits "fun" as his guiding life principle and is revered for his unconventional management style. Learn more about speaker Richard Branson.
One of the 50 most influential people in fashion according to Fairchild Publications, speaker Kathy Ireland is the CEO and chief designer of her remarkably successful design and marketing company, Kathy Ireland Worldwide (kiWW). Named one of the top 10 women's health advocates in America by UCLA, she is an acclaimed speaker on international business as well as women’s health and other issues. Learn more about speaker Kathy Ireland.
As editor-in-chief and publisher of The New Republic, a renowned American magazine of politics and culture, speaker Chris Hughes is a leading voice on the future of media. A founder of social media startups including Facebook and My.BarackObama.com, he is a respected corporate speaker who addresses such topics as the changing media landscape, the business of news, and the rise of social media. Learn more about speaker Chris Hughes.