Leadership & Public Service


Result: 28 Speakers Found

Mickey Edwards

Vice President Aspen Institute, Congressman (R-OK) (1977-1993), Author and Commentator

Mickey Edwards is Vice President of the Aspen Institute and serves as Director of the Aspen Institute’s Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership.  Mr. Edwards was a member of Congress from…

Vicente Fox

Vicente Fox

President of Mexico (2000-2006), Humanitarian & Founder of Centro Fox, Co-President of the Centrist Democrat International, international organization of center-right political parties

A visionary leader with a deep understanding of the economic and social challenges facing Latin America, President Vicente Fox is one of the world’s most important voices on the contemporary…


Stacey Abrams

First Black Woman to be a Gubernatorial Nominee of a Major Party in the U.S.

Political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, and three-time New York Times bestselling author of While Justice Sleeps, Our Time is Now, and Lead from the Outside, Stacey Abrams made history and captured the nation's…


Deshauna Barber

Miss USA (2016), Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, President and CEO of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)

Deshauna Barber is a former Miss USA and award-winning international speaker, coach, and entrepreneur with a bold approach to inspiring and encouraging her audience. Deshauna uses her experience as an…

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Max Baucus

Board of Directors, Ingram Micro & Advisor to Binance Holdings Crypto Exchange

Former United States Senator and Ambassador to China, Max Baucus is a leading voice on business, public policy, and international affairs. In his years as an elected official and diplomat,…


William Bennett

America’s Leading Intellectual Voice on Social and Cultural Issues, Bestselling Author

Dr. Bennett is an influential and respected voice in the American cultural debate, a prolific author and America's leading intellectual on pressing social issues.

Julián Castro

Julián Castro

Democratic Presidential Candidate for the 2020 Election, Political Analyst, NBC News and MSNBC

Julián Castro has distinguished himself as a strong leader and successful public servant for nearly two decades. A former Democratic candidate for President, Castro served as the 16th Secretary of…


Bill Daley

Head of the Office of Corporate Responsibility for JP Morgan Chase

Well-known and respected in business and economic circles, former Secretary of Commerce and banking executive at JP Morgan Chase, Daley is an authority on job creation, economic growth, global competitiveness…


Brian Eisch

Chronicled in Netflix Documentary 'Father Soldier Son', Recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Valor Medals

Brian Eisch grew up in the state of Wisconsin and joined the Army in 1992 at the age of 17 as an infantryman. He served in various duty positions over…


Mohamed ElBaradei

Expert on Geopolitics & Global Security

For the past two decades, Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei has played a key role in the most high-stakes conflicts of our time.


Julia Gillard

27th Prime Minister of Australia

Julia Gillard was the 27th Prime Minister of Australia.

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Dan Gillerman

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Senior Advisor, Blackstone Israel

Ambassador Dan Gillerman is Senior Advisor to Blackstone Israel and is a member of Blackstone's International Advisory Board. Ambassador Gillerman is chairman of Gillerman Global Ltd, a global strategic consulting firm. He served as…


Will Hurd

Cybersecurity Executive at FusionX

Will Hurd is currently a managing director at Allen & Company and former member of Congress, cybersecurity executive, and undercover officer in the CIA. For almost two decades he’s been…


Martin Indyk

Policy Expert & Advisor on the Middle East, Israel & Iran, President Clinton's Ambassador to the State of Israel

Martin Indyk has been an active participant in the dramatic Middle East peace process and plays a leading role in advising on U.S. Middle East policy and U.S.-Israel relations.


Daniel Kurtzer

Critical Voice on the Middle East, Israel & Egypt, Professor of Middle East Policy, Princeton University

Having served in numerous positions of international influence, Daniel Kurtzer is a uniquely qualified speaker with a distinct perspective on the geopolitical realities and culture of one of the world's…