Robert Stephens stimulates a spirit of ingenuity with insights on cultivating creativity and innovation, as well as how to identify and harness future disruptive trends.
With $200, a bicycle and a subsequent collaboration with Best Buy, Robert transformed the small, cryptic world of tech support into an accessible, profitable commodity.
Now, he is again disrupting business models through his latest venture Assist, which is revolutionizing the way businesses across industry sectors interact with consumers.
CEO and Founder of Choose People
Kris Boesch is the CEO and Founder of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness and boosts the bottom-line. The Choose People 360° Culture Audit is based on over 1000 hours of research conducted with the Industrial-Organizational Psychology Department at Colorado State University. She is also the author of Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace.
Prior to Choose People, Boesch was the CEO of Exodus Moving & Storage. Under her leadership Exodus became the largest mover in Northern Colorado with a turnover rate of nearly 40% less than the industry average and a bottom line twice that same average.
Kris has been featured as a workplace culture expert in Inc., Entrepreneur and Forbes and was recently named one of the “Top 100 Leadership Speakers for 2018” in Inc.
Principal, Ernst & Young Washington Council Practice
Healthcare Policy Update
As a specialist in healthcare and tax-exempt policy, Heather Meade advises business leaders, policy makers, trade associations and nonprofit organization on a broad range of policy issues.
She also provides strategic legislative and regulatory advice on the Affordable Care Act and employee benefits and works with a diverse group of healthcare payers, providers, and manufacturers.