Arad Malhotra – Social Entrepreneur, Forbes 30 Under 30 Winner for Games and Co-Founder of Skyless Games
Arad Malhotra is an award winning technology entrepreneur with a passion to create, lead and advise disruptive early stage startup companies. Arad is an industry expert in serious games and is the co-founder of Skyless Game Studios, an organization that uses the power of video games as an active learning medium to drive social impact through engagement. Skyless collaborates with organizations with a social mission to design games that educate people about issues of global concern such as healthcare awareness, open governance, autism etc. One of the highlighted projects ‘Follow The Money’ is a customizable video game that governments and corporations can use for international anti-corruption and anti-money laundering training. As a part of his many initiatives, Arad has been featured in various publications such including Forbes, VentureBeat, Huffington Post, Zee Business etc, and has been invited to speak at multiple local, national and international forums including the United Nations Conference Of State Parties (Panama, 2013), Forbes 30 under 30 summit (USA,2014/15), the International Anti-Corruption Conference (Malaysia, 2015), and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton E-Club etc. In 2015, the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recognized Arad’s original contributions and granted him a special category work visa (O-1) reserved for “Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement.” Most recently Arad was featured on the global Forbes 30 under 30 list (2016) for Games and is the only person of Indian origin in this category,
Regina Partain Bergman – Life and Business Coach and Author of Bulletproof Your Marriage: Identifying the Five Stages of a Marriage and How They Impact the Communication and Success of the Marriage
Regina Partain Bergman was born in St. Louis, Mo. At the age of 18, just after graduating from high school, she married her high school sweetheart, Kent. A wife, mother, and grandmother, Regina’s lifelong passion is helping others to live their dreams and achieve their potential. In 2015 she became a Business and Life Coach as a way of fulfilling that passion. In particular, Regina has a passion for helping couples navigate the waters of marriage so that they have happy, successful marriages. Regina’s own marriage lasted 44 years before her husband passed away. She brings all of her own marriage and life experiences to her coaching as well as to writing and teaching. Current projects include two more books to be published in 2016, one on grief and another on marriage.