May 30 Keynote

William Arruda

Inc. magazine says he’s the father of personal branding. Time magazine calls him a leader in his field. Forbes says he’s a charisma booster and Entrepreneur dubbed him the personal branding guru.

William Arruda is a leading authority on using the power of branding and social media to succeed in your career. A pioneer in the personal branding revolution, he has created products that have been used by over 2 million people and has certified over 1,000 coaches in his premier personal branding methodology. He has been credited with turning the concept of personal branding into a global industry.

He is the bestselling author of the definitive books on the topic of personal branding, Digital YOU, Career Distinction, and Ditch. Dare. Do! and he’s a sought-after spokesperson on branding, social media, and employee motivation. His clients include Google, Adobe, JPMorgan, BMW, Johnson & Johnson, LinkedIn, Gucci, Microsoft, Warner Bros, Disney and American Express. William is a senior contributor to Forbes where his column has received over 15 million views.


May 31 Keynote

Crystal Washington, CSP

Crystal Washington, CSP works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity!

As a technology strategist and certified futurist, Crystal takes complex social media, app, and web topics and makes them easy to understand and accessible for everyday people.

Crystal’s clients comprise Fortune 500 companies including Google, Microsoft, and GE, and as a sought-after keynote speaker, she has entertained and educated audiences around the globe.

As one of Forbes’ 50 Leading Female Futurists, she appears weekly on season two of the Emmy-nominated show, Life 2.0 and she’s appeared in numerous publications including Entrepreneur and Bloomberg Businessweek. She is regularly called on by major television networks as a tech expert.

Crystal is the author of the books One Tech Action and The Social Media Why.


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