In addition to opening and closing keynote sessions, Converge will feature topically specific keynote presentations in each content group.
For more details on the keynote schedule, speakers and sessions, visit the event schedule.
Frans Johansson has made it his life’s mission to prepare leaders and organizations around the world for this future. His high-energy, fast-paced keynotes have become legendary for how quickly they can drive leaders to action—and have made Johansson one of the most compelling speakers in the world. He is the author of The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation, and The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World.
Learn more about Mr. Johansson at his website.
Luvvie Ajayi is an award-winning author, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. Her entertaining and inspirational keynotes are based on the foundation of truth-telling. She is the author of I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual.
Learn more about Ms. Ajayi here.
Reza Rahmani found his passion and purpose when he shifted from engineering to a role in human resources. Through his own story, he shares tips on how to create a successful coaching and leadership development program within organizations.
Learn more about Mr. Rahmani here.
John Welsh is an Executive Coach and Forbes.com contributor. A successful coach and frequent public speaker, he presents on topics including leadership, and technology's impact on coaching.
Learn more about Mr. Welsh at his website.
Jennifer Garvey Berger designs and teaches leadership programs, coaches senior teams, and supports new ways of thinking about strategy and people with clients facing dramatic shifts in complexity, volatility and change in their workplaces and markets. She is the author of Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: How to Thrive in Complexity.
Learn more about Dr. Garvey Berger here.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. As a speaker, she discusses her revolutionary research on emotion in the brain. She is the author of How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain.
Learn more about Dr. Feldman Barrett at her website.
Mariano Sigman, Ph.D., is one of the most outstanding neuroscientists in the world. In his keynotes, he teaches how the mind works and what lessons we can learn about decision-making, leadership and personal development. He is the author of The Secret Life of the Mind: How Your Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides.
Learn more about Dr. Sigman here.