Speaker Bios

Speaker Mary Abbazia

Mary Abbazia

Insights-Driven Strategies

Mary Abbazia is a strategic marketer, Managing Director of Impact, TEDx & Global Speaker, Co-Author of Accidental Marketer, Caltech Instructor, facilitator of Virtual & Live Work Sessions.
Ideal target audience: B2B: Marketing Leaders (VPs, Brand Managers, L&D Leaders

Speaker Sean Brawley

Sean Brawley

The Power of Focus

Sean Brawley is a high performance coach working with senior leaders and professional and Olympic athletes. Sean coaches CEOs, and advises corporate clients on top team effectiveness and sustainable high performance cultures. He has more than 25 years of experience working with some of the most successful sports teams and well-known corporations including the NY Yankees, Pete Carroll and the USC football team, GE, ITT, Union Bank and Dave & Buster’s. He speaks on topics such as The Power of Focus, Sustainable High Performance, and Winning the Game Within.

Speaker Peggy S. Bud

Peggy S. Bud

Bridging the Communication Divide

Peggy Bud, Founder of Speaking Skillfully, helps senior leaders bridge the communication divide by learning how to navigate their own bias and the bias of others. Through customized training, leadership is able to build diverse, inclusive, and equitable organizations. She hones clients’ executive presence across all platforms, helping them effectively communicate verbally, nonverbally, vocally, and when listening. ‘It’s more than what you; it’s how you say it’ is her motto. She has spoken at National Conferences, Women’s Summits, libraries, and for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
Ideal target audience: Private Equity Principals and Directors, Business Leaders, Managers and HR Directors

Speaker Todd Cherches

Todd Cherches

Leading with Visuals

Todd is the CEO & cofounder of BigBlueGumball, an innovative NYC-based management consulting firm specializing in leadership development, presentation skills, and executive coaching, as well as the author of the book, "VisuaLeadership." Todd is also a TEDx speaker, a three-time award winning Adjunct Professor of leadership at NYU, a Lecturer on leadership at Columbia University, and a member of Marshall Goldsmith's MG100 Coaches.

Speaker Dan Chichester

Dan Chichester


Dan creates stories that inform, involve and entertain, to help people and companies build strong and strategic narratives about their brands, products and services. He is an award-winning advertising creative director, marketing strategist, digital thinker and comic book author/editor.

Speaker Helena Escalante

Helena Escalante

Content Creation

Helena is a certified copywriter and marketing strategy expert. She curates programs for the business community in New York and is a frequent keynote speaker on topics about copywriting, content strategy, leadership, and marketing. Her book The Quickest Guide to Content Creation: How to Consistently Create Content that is Uniquely Yours, Engages Your Audience, and Aligns with your Goals became the #1 international bestseller in web marketing, media and communications. Smart Hustle Magazine gave her the 2018-2019 “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and Hibox.co named her as a "Top 10 Leadership Influencer."
She’s the author and "Chief Bookworm Officer" of EntreGurus.com, a blog with readers in 150+ countries that provides ideas and actions from the best business books that anyone can read in under 5 minutes. American Express recommends reading her blog as a valuable “resource for entrepreneurs” and UpJourney.com endorsed her as a "Personal Development Expert, Author and Blog to Follow."
Ideal target audience: Coaches, Consultants, Authors, Solo Service Providers and small businesses

Speaker Mitch Tublin

Debbie Fay

bespeak presentation solutions, llc

Debbie Fay is founder of bespeak presentation solutions, llc, providing presentations coaching, training and consulting to businesses worldwide since 2006. Debbie helps her clients present themselves with confidence, conviction, and clarity, delivering presentations that get heard and get results. Bespeak’s clients include: Fiserv, US Fund for UNICEF, BNY Melon Bank, Sabra Dipping Products and many others. Debbie is a sought-after speaker and contributing author to forbes.com and the Huffington Post. Her book, “Nail it. Create and deliver presentations that connect, compel, and convince.” was published in 2014 and hailed by Kirkus reviews as “Compassionate, positive encouragement for speakers who need to improve their games.”

Speaker Heather Hansen O’Neill

Heather Hansen O’Neill

Igniting Inner Fire

Heather Hansen O’Neill is a speaker, author, adventurer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist using her action packed experience to Fire Up audiences. She stimulates vibrant energy, focus, and action for those who want to collaborate effectively, lead change and achieve massive results.

Speaker Sandra Long

Sandra Long

LinkedIn for Leaders

Sandra Long is a global LinkedIn expert, consultant, author, and speaker. Her best-selling book is LinkedIn for Personal Branding; The Ultimate Guide . Sandra presented the first-ever TEDx talk about LinkedIn in 2019 . The 11-minute speech is called LinkedIn Community: A Super Power Hiding in Plain Sight and is available on YouTube. She is a professional member of the National Speakers Association. Sandra and her company Post Road Consulting focus 100% on LinkedIn education and thought leadership.
Ideal Target Audience: Corporate

Speaker Bryan Mattimore

Bryan Mattimore

Ideation, Innovation, Creativity

Bryan Mattimore is cofounder of Growth Engine, a 20-year old innovation agency; and author of three seminal books on ideation and innovation process including Idea Stormers (Wiley Jossey-Bass) and 21 Days to a Big Idea. He has personally facilitated over 1,000 ideation sessions and 500 focus groups leading to over $3 Billion in new product sales. Bryan is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth and an innovation and marketing instructor for Caltech. His TEDx talk is titled: Creative Techniques to Solve Impossible Challenges.
Ideal Target Audience: CEO's, CMO's, HR Directors, and Learning and Development Professionals

Speaker Annalisa Nash Fernandez

Annalisa Nash Fernandez


Annalisa Nash Fernandez is a specialist in world cultures, focusing on cultural elements in technology and business strategy. An experienced corporate strategic planning director who worked globally as an expatriate executive in emerging markets, she bridges her dual background as a sociolinguist to navigate cross-cultural communication in the digital economy.

Speaker Leticia Moreinos Schwartz

Leticia Moreinos Schwartz

Ideation, Innovation, Creativity

Leticia is a cookbook author, spokesperson and food journalist who is passionate about Food & Cooking, Health 7 Fitness, and Culture & Travel. She is a nationally recognized food personality in the US and frequently appears on major network programs such as The Today Show (NBC), CT Live (NBC), Fox News, Sara’s Weeknight Meals (PBS) and more. s a journalist, her work has been featured at a variety of web and print media outlets such as The New York Times, Fine Cooking Magazine, Saveur, The Washington Post, Eating well and more.

Speaker Keith R. Reynolds

Keith Reynolds


Keith helps clients imagine, plan, and produce digital media and marketing solutions using the “Publisher’s M.O.,™ a unique strategy and development methodology that empowers teams to achieve their business goals. He has worked with category leaders including, Apple, IBM, Institutional Investor, Medius Software Inc., Kodak, Rainbow Sports, and Vodafone, and he’s founded several technology start-ups. His campaigns have generated tens of thousands of leads, put millions of dollars into the sales pipelines of his clients. Keith also speaks to groups, presents across a variety of media and moderates or appears as a guest on panels to educate, inspire and motivate audiences.

Speaker Tamilla Triantoro

Tamilla Triantoro

Leading with Data

Tamilla Triantoro is a recognized author, speaker, researcher and educator. Her goal is to inspire interest in technology and digital skills. Tamilla’s expertise is in online customer experience, actionable data analytics, and leading with data. She presents her research around the world, attempting to demystify the complexity of today's digital world and to make it understandable and relevant to business professionals and general audience.

Speaker Gregg Roberts

Gregg Roberts

Wellness for Performance

Gregg Roberts, INHC, is the author of ‘Progress Over Perfection: 16 Simple Steps to Reclaim Your Health and Wellbeing’ and Founder of SimpleWisdom Wellbeing Solutions. He has appeared on NBC, CNN, and E! as a guest for various news shows. He co-founded the Blue Velvet Boxing Club, an award-winning exclusive boxing gym that catered to celebrities and Wall Street executives located in the Flatiron district of NYC. Gregg has been an owner-operator of multiple businesses, from fitness to food, throughout greater NYC ranging from 20-200 employees. He attended the OPM Program at Harvard Business School and is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Ideal Target Audience: Midsize companies (HR and Senior Mgmt)

Speaker Mitch Tublin

Mitch Tublin


Mitch Tublin speaks with groups all over the world. His main topics are within the category of values based leadership, how to communicate effectively, giving feedback, emotional intelligence in the workplace, lean techniques and mindset for startups and new idea implementation. Mitch Tublin is the owner of a boutique consulting company that has a main focus on leadership development, business strategy and executive coaching. He draws on his extensive experience in corporate roles, entrepreneurial ventures, military training and participation in competitive sports.