Ariel’s company InteraXon, creates thought controlled computing products and applications. Ariel has also researched at the Krembil Neuroscience Institute studying hippocampal neurogenesis, displayed work at the Art Gallery of Ontario, been head designer at a fashion label, and opened Toronto Fashion Week. Referred to as the “Brain Guru”, Ariel and her team’s work has been featured in hundreds of articles in over 20 countries.
Jesse Kay is an 18 year old podcaster, speaker and entrepreneur from NJ. Jesse is focused on sharing practical lessons and stories from some of the best minds on the planet to help inspire young men and women to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Jesse has been featured in a variety of global publications including HuffPost, Entrepreneur, Adweek, and Business Insider. Along with hosting his podcast, Jesse has spoken across North America and runs a digital consulting agency helping Fortune 500 brands and influencers (over 5M followers+) connect with their youth customers and fans via social media and digital marketing strategies.
Connor Blakley, 18, is a keynote speaker, and founder of Youthlogic, a marketing consultancy that helps Fortune 1000s better understand today’s youth. Connor has been quoted and published in both national and international media outlets including Forbes, MIC, Business Insider, Inc, Entrepreneur, Mashable and the BBC for his unique perspective and understanding of Generation Z.
Dr. Sean Stephenson was predicted not to survive at birth because of a rare bone disorder that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile (fracturing over 200 times by the age of 18). Despite his challenges, he took a stand for a quality of life that has inspired millions of people around the world.
Over the past 24 years, his powerful message has been heard at live events in nearly all 50 states and in 16 countries. Sean has presented at hospitals, universities, prisons, and to companies such as Nike, Whole Foods, Zappos, Walmart, and Sharp Healthcare. He’s shared the stage with U.S. Presidents, billionaire business moguls, celebrities, and his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Sean has appeared on everything from The Oprah Show to Jimmy Kimmel, in addition to online videos with tens of millions of views. The Biography Channel produced an hour-long feature on his life called, Three Foot Giant.
His international best-selling book, Get Off Your “But” has been translated into over a dozen different languages.
As a board-certified therapist, and doctor of Clinical Hypnosis, Dr. Stephenson sees clients in a unique 12-hour session that gets to the root of their fears, excuses, and insecurities.
Each year Sean hosts live events and group coaching programs to mentor individuals in the art and business of public speaking.
When Sean isn’t working he can be found in the gym, watching basketball, or reading side-by-side with his wife, Mindie Kniss.
Sean and Mindie reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.
As founder and president of the Human Communications Institute, Michael has helped thousands of people transform their lives through his signature events, audio seminars and one- on-one coaching. Combining his natural talent as a communicator, deep understanding of motivation and a powerful ability to tap into virtually anyone’s desire for success, he’s unlocked the mysteries to building charisma, influence, persuasion and connection with others. By creating and utilizing Human Interaction TechnologyTM(HIT), an innovative teaching method, Michael sheds light on subliminal psychological triggers that affect performance and reveals powerful strategies for leaving “average life” behind. The result is greater financial wealth, physical health and lasting confidence in all aspects of life – both personal and professional.