Rowan Gibson - Innovation Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author of The Four Lenses of Innovation: A Power Tool for Creative Thinking
Rowan Gibson is recognized as one of the world’s top thought leaders on business innovation. He has been labeled “Mr. Innovation”, “the Innovation Grandmaster”, “the W. Edwards Deming of innovation” and “a guru among the gurus.” Rowan is the internationally bestselling author of three books on business strategy and innovation which have been published in over 20 languages. His new book, “The Four Lenses of Innovation,” gives a practical tool for radical business creativity. He is one of the world’s most in-demand public speakers, and in just the last five years alone, he has delivered keynote speeches in 60 countries around the world. In addition, he has authored dozens of business articles, columns and blogs and he has been interviewed frequently by Forbes, CNN, BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, and BBC World Service.
Rich Kahn - CEO of eZanga.com
Richard Kahn is co-founder and CEO of eZanga.com and has been a leader in the online industry since 1993. Rich has specialized in all things associated with online advertising and has been recognized as one of the most notable search engine marketing gurus. His fraud filtration platform, Traffic Advisors, set the standard for making sure you only pay for valid clicks or calls. In 1993, right on the cusp of the dot-com bubble, he created an e-magazine which later transitioned into his next endeavor, the First Street Corporation, an ISP, which he later sold to a publicly traded organization. Rich co-founded Paid for Surf in 1999, which reached its first million dollar revenue in five months of operation. In 2001, Rich joined advertising network AdOrigin as its COO and was instrumental in the successful turnaround and financial profit within three months of joining. He has been quoted in INC.com, DM News, ADOTAS, Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Land, SmartCEO Magazine, Wired Magazine and Crain’s New York Business, and has appeared on the CNN television network. As leader of eZanga.com, he received the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was a finalist in the American Business Awards for Best Executive of the Year.