Breakfast Speakers

Please join us for breakfast on Monday and Tuesday mornings, followed by these outstanding speaker presentations in the Grand Ballroom:

Michael Durant
Monday, October 9 | 
7:15 am – 8:45 am
Grand Ballroom
michael-durant-resizedOnce the target of a Somali-fired grenade launcher and a prisoner of war, retired Chief Warrant Officer Four Michael J. Durant was the inspiration for the movie Black Hawk Down as the helicopter pilot that was fired upon and brought down during a combat operation in Somalia in 1993. Durant is now a New York Times best-selling author of two books and President and CEO of Pinnacle Solutions who shares his powerful story of survival and motivation through inspiring appearances.

Thank you to our Monday Breakfast Sponsor!


Jason Dorsey
Tuesday, October 10 | 
7:15 am – 8:45 am
Grand Ballroom

Jason is the Co-Founder and Millennials/Gen Z Researcher at The Center for Generational Kinetics who has received over 1,000 standing ovations from audiences as large as 16,000. He wrote his best-selling book at age 18 and won “Austin Under 40 Entrepreneur of the Year” award for education at 25, one of the youngest winners ever. Jason’s high-energy speaking style and customized presentations feature brand new research and ready-to-use, practical actions designed to drive measurable results.

Thank you to our Tuesday Breakfast Sponsor!