As a former US Army interrogator and body language expert, Greg Hartley has trained government agencies, private investigators, lawyers, human resources representatives, and finance experts to read people and detect deception. He has provided expert analysis for major network and cable television in areas as diverse as deception and trial analysis. Greg’s analysis and insight have also been sought by national radio shows and prime print media such as the Washington Post and New York Daily News. He created simulations of interrogation for British television in Torture: The Guantanamo Guidebook and for the History Channel in We Can Make You Talk. Greg has worked as a business consultant to Fortune 500 Companies in the US and major companies abroad. He graduated from the U.S. Army Interrogation School, the Anti-Terrorism Instructor Qualification Course, the Principle Protection Instructor Qualification Course, and SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape) school. His skills as an expert interrogator earned praise while he served as SERE Instructor, Operational Interrogation Support to the 5th Special Forces Group during operation Desert Storm, Interrogation Trainer, and as a creator and director of several joint-force, multi-national interrogation exercises. Greg has co-authored multiple books, including The Art of Body Talk, How To Spot A Liar, I Can Read You Like A Book, and The Date Decoder: Military Intelligence Techniques to Expose What He’s Really Thinking.
Beth Storz – Innovation Facilitator, President of Ideas To Go
As an innovation facilitator, clients call Beth Storz when they need to solve a problem, capitalize on opportunities, or stretch their creativity. Beth works with them to clarify the challenge, and then design a customized ideation session to achieve their objective. Her facilitation experience spans across industries from food and personal care, to pharmaceuticals, to financial services. She draws from both her client-side understanding, and her knowledge leading the creative problem solving process, to ensure that clients consider multiple angles when approaching a problem. While Beth spends a lot of her time helping clients to reach their innovative potential, as President of Ideas To Go she enjoys leading some of the best and brightest in the industry. Additionally, she co-authored Outsmart Your Instincts: How the Behavioral Innovation® Approach Drives Your Company Forward.
Corey Kupfer – Founder and Managing Principal of Kupfer & Associates PLLC, Strategist, Negotiator, Dealmaker
As founder and managing principal of Kupfer & Associates PLLC, Corey Kupfer is actively and personally involved in the corporate practice area of the firm including sophisticated corporate structuring, high-level strategic advice, and mergers, acquisitions, succession and other deals, while overseeing the firm’s other practice areas. He is a strategist, negotiator and dealmaker. A successful entrepreneur from the age of 15, Corey is a rarity among attorneys – he both understands and appreciates how business people think. He knows that every business transaction has a window of opportunity that can be missed when faced with untimely legal delays or over-lawyering. Corey is a frequent speaker at entrepreneurial, business and securities industry conferences and events on many topics including authentic negotiating, deal-making and structuring, entity and platform design, mergers and acquisitions, entrepreneurship, visioning and planning, employee attraction and retention vehicles, authentic conversation about race and building authentic business relationships. In 2011, New York Enterprise Report honored Corey at its Best Accountants and Attorneys for Growing Businesses Awards with its General Corporate Law and Attorney of the Year awards.