09 Jan January 9, 2019 – Canada’s Walter Cronkite Howard Green and Cyber Gaming/ADHD Kevin J. Roberts
Howard Green – Founding Anchor at Business News Network and Author of Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison
If you tell a great story, someone of any age can understand it.
The essence of any good story is, ‘why should I care?’
Howard Green was a broadcast journalist for thirty-three years, best known as founding anchor at Canada’s Business News Network where he hosted the flagship interview program, Headline with Howard Green. During his almost fifteen years at BNN, he conducted more than 14,000 interviews, many with leading CEOs and the biggest names in business and politics, including Sir Richard Branson, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Prior to that, Green spent eighteen years as a correspondent, producer and director making programs for a variety of networks including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and PBS. A two-time Emmy Nominee and winner of Canada’s top television prize for his documentary work, his films have been broadcast worldwide. In 2013, Green became a bestselling author with the release of his first book, Banking on America: How TD Bank Rose to the Top and Took on the USA (HarperCollins). His second book, Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball and Philanthropy (HarperCollins, 2016), co-authored with Charles Bronfman, was also an instant Globe and Mail and Toronto Star bestseller and finalist for the National Business Book Award. Howard Green lives in Toronto.
Kevin J. Roberts – Public Speaker on ADHD, Pioneer in treatment of Cyber Addiction and Author of Get Off that Game, Now!: The Essential Family Guide to Healthy Screen Behavior
If you are married, and have job, and play
games 5-6 hours a day, something is wrong!
Kevin Roberts has spent a good deal of his adult life coming to terms with his own ADHD and cyber addiction. He has a Master’s Degree in ADHD and Addiction Studies from Antioch University. He has trained therapists, students, physicians, nurses, teachers, parents, and school administrators on the perils of overuse of the Internet and video games, as well as ADHD. A sought-after speaker, Roberts has given lectures and workshops around the world, and has recently spoken in the United Kingdom, Canada, Holland, and Poland. He speaks five languages fluently. He has taken groups of young people and their families to Poland to visit Schindler’s factory, Auschwitz, and other Holocaust sites. Roberts has appeared on national and local television stations across the country and the world. He is the author of four books, and co-author of a few others