NBA All Star and LA Lakers point guard

Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Often regarded as the best point guard of all time, LA Lakers’ Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s achievements include three NBA MVP Awards, nine NBA Finals appearances, 12 All-Star games, an Olympic gold medal and 10 All-NBA First and Second Team nominations. In 1991, Johnson founded one of the most recognized philanthropic organizations in the world, the Magic Johnson Foundation – to raise funds for communities dealing with HIV/AIDS education and prevention. Johnson is also the founder and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, fostering economic empowerment through high-quality entertainment and products and services that answer the demands of ethnically diverse communities.

World Champion Athlete, Inspirational Speaker and Author

Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad is a world champion athlete, world-renowned inspirational speaker and author. Diana was the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida. That’s 110.86 miles in 52 hours, 54 minutes, 18 seconds. Diana is not one to quit. After her four attempts over 35 years, on her fifth attempt, at the age of 64, she did the Extraordinary. She has inspired millions to live fearlessly, no matter their age. From personal messages from President Obama and Hillary Clinton, she has touched people from all walks of life who felt themselves uplifted through her compelling story. Courage, bold vision, and the ability to articulate her philosophies have propelled Diana through an inspiring life.

#3 CEO in the world and Chairman of Barry-Wehmiller Companies

Bob Chapman

Recently named the #3 CEO in the world in an Inc. magazine article, Bob Chapman is Chairman and CEO of St. Louis, MO-based Barry-Wehmiller, a $2.5B global manufacturing business. Chapman took over the reins of a struggling bottle washer business, and over 40 years transformed it into a company of 12 business units with 11,000 employees. Applying a blend of strategy and culture, he led Barry-Wehmiller through almost 90 successful acquisitions. Instead of traditional management practices, Chapman uniquely champions a people-centric approach that he calls Truly Human Leadership – inspiring employees to feel valued and cared for. Chapman has co-written a bestseller book and his list of speaking engagements include Fortune Scale Up Summit, TEDxScottAFB, and numerous others. 

44th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army

Nadja West

A trailblazer in leadership, Lieutenant General (ret) Nadja West is the 44th Army Surgeon General and the former Commanding General of US Army Medical Command. She is the first African American woman 3-star General in the Army’s history and holds over 20 years of experience in executive leadership, crisis management, and disaster response — including her instrumental role in the DOD medical response to the Ebola crisis. Her story of grit, perseverance, and breaking boundaries, even when faced with adversity, motivates audiences to overcome challenges with self-belief, bravery, and balance.

An Extraordinary Lineup!

This year's lineup of speakers will draw from their diverse lived experiences. Hear how they unpack the scaffolding behind success, from lessons in truly human leadership to tactics for teamwork and continuous development.

Award-Winning Journalist and Global TV Anchor

Del Irani

Del Irani is recognized for her powerful storytelling skills across major TV channels such as BBC World News, ABC News (Australia), and NHK World-Japan and is a Goodwill Ambassador for World Vision Australia. Del has provided live coverage of breaking stories, including the trial of the lone surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. She currently anchors popular shows “Deeper Look from New York” and “Escape From The City”.

Vice President of Safety, Optimus Steel

Gary Bonnett

Gary Bonnett is recognized for his extraordinary ability to help leaders translate the safety performance into actionable strategies and success. With an MBA from Texas A&M University, Gary has built upon his education with over 20 years of Life Safety experience with proven leadership in organizational transformation. Bonnett is an advocate for safety operations with a talent for turning some-times processes into full-time cultural change in a company.

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