Gandhi famously said: “you must be the change you wish to see in the world”. Come and be inspired by four speakers who epitomize that challenger attitude, and who have made making change happen their modus operandi..
Charles Schwab believes in the power of asking questions, of yourself, of others and of life, to help transform your life, and the lives and fortunes of those around you. It is with this lens on the world that we are hosting our bi-annual Challenge Conventions, showcasing some of the best and most insightful Change Makers in business, philanthropy, coaching and thinking today.
Uli Becker, ex-President & CEO of Reebok
- Driven by his passion for sports, Uli has spent the bulk of his career at adidas® (parent company to Reebok). He was challenged to save Reebok from near extinction and succeeded. Leveraging that experience, he now works with smaller brands and individuals with the hopes of changing the way we conduct business.
Lisen Stromberg, Author of the best seller ‘Work. Pause. Thrive’.
- As a successful advertising executive Lisen noticed the disproportionately small number of women in senior positions in the industry. So, like all change-makers, she acted, co-founding the 3% movement. Lisen is an acclaimed speaker, author and activist dedicated to improving the American workplace for everyone.
Tom Marchant, Black Tomato Co-Founder
- Tom started his career at Ernst & Young, before his passion for adventure travel and discovery took over. Almost single-handedly Black Tomato have changed the way people think about experiencing the world through luxury travel, taking those lucky few to places that few can dream of.
Constance Heldman, National Trustee for Boys & Girls Club of America
- Constance knows no end in sight when it comes to improving the lives of others. She began by simply funding a need she saw in her community for less advantaged children to creating a nationally adopted literacy program to helping dozens of youth graduate college, whom she now calls "her kids".