Seth Godin

Bestselling author and change agent

One of the world’s most influential and insightful business thinkers, Seth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, leadership and most of all, changing everything. His most influential and recognised titles include Permission Marketing, Purple Cow, Tribes and Linchpin. Seth Godin is also the author of one of the most prestigious and read blogs in the world, in which he publishes daily brief entries on management and the digital world.

New Power was featured as the Big Idea in Harvard Business Review and CNN called it one of the Top Ten Ideas to Change the World in 2015. The framework has been praised by Fortune 100 CEOs such as Walmart’s Doug Macmillon and Unilever’s Paul Polman. New Power was also named a best book of 2018 by the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Fortune, Inc and CNBC.

Henry Timms is the former President and CEO of the 92nd Street Y, and is currently the President and CEO of New York City’s iconic Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.  He serves as a Hauser Visiting Leader at Harvard Kennedy School, Visiting Fellow at Stanford University and has served as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Agenda Councils.  Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a social impact agency that helps clients put purpose and participation at the core of what they do.  His work has led him to be named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.

Thriving in the Connection Economy
  • How to create worthwhile products and services your audience will talk about
  • Why the stories companies tell matter: Communicating value and spreading ideas
  • Why conformity no longer leads to comfort: Finding the courage to treat your work as an artform
  • Keys to spotting opportunities to create value in the marketplace