Carter Reum – Investor in Lyft, Snap, Warby Parker, Slack – Co-founder of M13 Company and Co-Author of Shortcut Your Startup: Speed Up Success with Unconventional Advice from the Trenches
Carter Reum is an entrepreneur with a background in building consumer brands. His knack for entrepreneurship started when he helped scout and incubate startups for Cham Ventures Sydney and Australia. Carter had the opportunity to work at Goldman Sachs, found VEEV Spirits, and recently had the pleasure to work with the mayor of Los Angeles in the development of the city to anticipate the needed innovation and infrastructure for the future. Carter has been recognized as one of Goldman Sach’s Builders + Innovators Top 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs for four years in a row. He is the co-founder of M13, a holding company that differentiates itself by accelerating consumer brands at scale using a repeatable playbook approach. And as a founder of VEEV Spirits, Carter and his brother have been recognized as part of the Forbes 30 Under 30, Inc’s 250 fastest growing companies in America, have been featured on TV as hosts Hatched.
Kelly Riggs – Founder and Chief Sales Officer of Business LockerRoom and Co-Author of Counter Mentor Leadership: How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace
Kelly Riggs has been a number one salesperson nationally, has owned four businesses, and he had spectacular success as a teacher and coach. He is an author, speaker, and business performance coach for executives and companies throughout the United States and Canada. He has worked with companies in a variety of industries, with revenues ranging from $3 million to Fortune companies. Recognized as a dynamic, powerful speaker, and successful performance coach in the areas of sales, management leadership, and strategic planning, Kelly is a former sales executive and two-time national Salesperson-of-the-Year with well over two decades of executive management and training experience. He is co-author of “Counter Mentor Leadership,” with son Robby Riggs.
Dr. Bernard Haisch – Astrophysicist and Author of Proof of God: The Shocking True Answer to the World’s Most Important Question and The God Theory: Universes, Zero-point Fields
Bernard Haisch, Ph.D. is an astrophysicist and author of more than 130 scientific publications. He served as a scientific editor of the Astrophysical Journal for ten years and was a Principal Investigator on several NASA research project. He has been deputy director of the Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Astrophysics at U.C Berkeley and visiting scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute für Extraterrestrische Physik in Garching, Germany. He was also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Scientific Exploration. Bernard created a website called UFO Skeptic, which promotes the investigation of the UFO phenomenon by a professional scientist.