Iconic Speakers 2015
Samuel Bacharach
Samuel Bacharach is co-founder, Bacharach Leadership Group; professor, Cornell University’s ILR School; author of two books.
Neil Blumenthal
Neil Blumenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a transformative lifestyle brand that offers designer eyewear at a revolutionary price.
Julia Boorstin
Julia Boorstin is the network's media and entertainment reporter working from CNBC's Los Angeles Bureau.
Kenneth Cole
American designer, social activist, and visionary Kenneth Cole is chairman & chief creative officer of Kenneth Cole Productions.
Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban, serial entrepreneur and investor, is owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and star of CNBC's "Shark Tank."
Elizabeth Cutler
Elizabeth Cutler is co-founder, co-creator and co-owner of SoulCycle.
Adam Fleischman
Adam Fleischman is founder and CEO of Umami Restaurant Group.
Jennifer Fleiss
Jennifer Fleiss is co-founder and head of business development at Rent the Runway, a transformative brand offering unprecedented access to fashion.
Hilary Folger
Hilary Folger is a partner in Lippincott’s brand-strategy practice.
Jason Fried
Jason Fried is founder and CEO of Basecamp; the author of "Remote," "Getting Real" and "Rework;" as well as a columnist for Inc.
Seth Goldman
Seth Goldman co-founded Honest Tea out of his home in 1998 with Barry Nalebuff of the Yale School of Management.
Julia Hartz
Julia Hartz is co-founder and president of Eventbrite.
Janice Bryant Howroyd
Janice Bryant Howroyd is founder, chairman and CEO of ACT 1 Group.
Jay Kaplan
Jay Kaplan is the CEO and co-founder of Synack, a transformative cybersecurity start-up.
Randy Komisar
Randy Komisar is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and author of "The Monk and the Riddle" and "I F**king Love That Company."
Bert Jacobs
Bert Jacobs is the co-founder and chief executive optimist of Life Is Good. The Boston-based lifestyle brand spreads the power of optimism.
Phil LeBeau
Phil LeBeau is a CNBC auto and airline industry reporter based in the Chicago bureau and editor of the Behind the Wheel section on CNBC.com.
Marcus Lemonis
Marcus Lemonis is an entrepreneur and host of CNBC’s "The Profit."
Daniel Lubetzky
Daniel Lubetzky is the founder and CEO of KIND.
Matt Maloney
Matt Maloney is the founder and CEO of GrubHub, the nation's leading online and mobile takeout food-ordering service.
Tyler Mathisen
Tyler Mathisen is co-anchor of CNBC’s "Power Lunch" and "Nightly Business Report."
Richard Melman
Richard Melman is founder and chairman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises.
Kevin O'Leary
Kevin O'Leary is chairman of O'Leary Funds, O'Leary Mortgages, and O'Leary Fine Wines, as well as star of CNBC's "Shark Tank."
Scott Painter
Scott Painter is founder and chief executive officer of TrueCar.
Robert "Bob" Parsons
Bob Parsons is best known as the founder of GoDaddy, the world's largest domain-name registrar and technology provider dedicated to small businesses.
Kevin Plank
Kevin Plank is founder and CEO of Under Armour.
J.B. Pritzker
J.B. Pritzker is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. He is co-founder and managing partner of Pritzker Group.
Srikumar S. Rao
Srikumar Rao is a former Columbia Business School professor; creator of MBA Creativity and Personal Mastery (CPM) course; author, "Happiness at Work."
Vivek Ravisankar
Vivek Ravisankar is the co-founder and CEO at HackerRank, a platform that helps programmers hone their skills and connect with companies.
Joshua Reeves
Joshua Reeves founded ZenPayroll to deliver delightful, modern payroll to businesses everywhere.