||State of the Automotive Industry
Jason Stein directs the editorial and commercial operations for one of the world’s largest automotive business-to-business media organizations, Automotive News. In addition to his editorial responsibilities, he also leads the digital, sales, marketing, event and audience departments. With vast experience and expertise, he is recognized as an award-winning automotive columnist and is a frequent speaker on automotive issues.
|Adapt, Overcome and Win; Why Champions Love and Lead Change
Robyn Benincasa is the founder of World Class Teams, an adventure racing world champion, a CNN Hero, former corporate sales expert and a full-time firefighter who advises organizations on building World Class Teams of their own. One of the highest-rated, female motivational speakers who regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons, her customers include many Fortune companies like Starbucks, Deloitte, Aflac, Fast Company, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, ARAMARK, Siemens, 3M, Coldwell Banker, Ameriprise, Microsoft, and AT&T. With a background in marketing, she was previously in corporate sales with Baxter and Allergan and is currently a full-time firefighter who was on America’s first all female fire crew.
|Navigating a Shifting Landscape: Industry Trends, Disruptors, and Adapting to the New Normal
Jessica Caldwell is the Executive Director of Insights at Edmunds, where she and her team are responsible for leveraging millions of vehicle transactions and Edmunds web behavioral data to help make sense of the retail automotive landscape for car shoppers, car sellers and the broader industry. Jessica is frequently featured in top tier broadcast, online and print news media to share her unique insights into consumer car shopping behavior and trends in the automotive market.
Matt Britton is America’s leading expert on the new consumer (Gen Y & Z) having consulted for over half of the Fortune 500 over the past two decades. Matt’s unique ability to connect the dots between the new consumer culture of today and the business trends of tomorrow is what separates him and offers unique value for his clients.
|Nurturing Relationships for Business Success in Uncertain Times
Crystal Washington, CSP works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity! As a technology strategist and certified futurist, Crystal takes complex social media, app, and web topics, and makes them easy to understand and accessible for everyday people. Crystal’s clients comprise Fortune 500 companies including Google, Microsoft, and GE and as a sought-after keynote speaker, she has entertained and educated audiences around the globe. She has appeared in numerous publications including Entrepreneur, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Forbes and is regularly called on by major television networks as a tech expert.
How to turn challenge into opportunity and disruption into competitive advantage
Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group
Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group, Peter Sheahan is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With over 120 staff, in 24 cities, across nine countries, Sheahan knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times. The primary focus of his work as the Group CEO of Karrikins Group is to identify the current trends and marketplace changes impacting business today to help organizations across all industries find opportunity in disruption. Peter has delivered more than 2,500 presentations to over 500,000 people in 20 different countries. He has been named one of the 25 Most Influential Speakers in the World by the National Speakers Association and is the youngest person ever to be inducted into their industry Hall of Fame.