Book Signing — 10:55am-11:25am

Vernice ArmourVernice "FlyGirl" Armour

As a child, Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour aspired to be a mounted police officer. She achieved this dream, and much more, by becoming the first African-American female combat pilot in US military history. A third-generation Marine, More...

Jane McGonigalJane McGonigal

The morning signature session features Jane McGonigal, world-renowned creator of alternate reality games and author of the runaway bestseller Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World. More...

Jane Edison StevensonJane Edison Stevenson

Jane Edison Stevenson is Vice Chairman, Board and CEO Services, at Korn/Ferry International. Acknowledged by BusinessWeek as among the "100 Most Influential Search Consultants in the World," she is an industry expert More...

Carmen Wong UlrichCarmen Wong Ulrich

A well-respected personal finance expert, popular television and print journalist, and sought-after speaker, Carmen Wong Ulrich can be seen regularly on NBC's The Today Show, MSNBC, and CNN. More...

Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman

The recently named President and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard Meg Whitman will kick off the 33rd annual Simmons Leadership Conference. When she became president and CEO of eBay in 1996, the fledgling auction website had $4 million in annual revenue and 30 employees. More...

Book Signing — 3:50 - 4:20pm

Vernice ArmourVernice "FlyGirl" Armour

As a child, Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour aspired to be a mounted police officer. She achieved this dream, and much more, by becoming the first African-American female combat pilot in US military history. A third-generation Marine, More...

Jane McGonigalJane McGonigal

The morning signature session features Jane McGonigal, world-renowned creator of alternate reality games and author of the runaway bestseller Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World. More...

Michele NorrisMichele Norris

One of the most trusted voices in broadcast journalism, Michele Norris has co-hosted NPR's flagship newsmagazine All Things Considered for nearly a decade. With a signature style that is at once relaxed and rigorous, she has led thoughtful, in-depth interviews More...

Jane Edison StevensonJane Edison Stevenson

Jane Edison Stevenson is Vice Chairman, Board and CEO Services, at Korn/Ferry International. Acknowledged by BusinessWeek as among the "100 Most Influential Search Consultants in the World," she is an industry expert More...

Haiyan WangHaiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang is managing partner of the China India Institute, a research and consulting organization that helps corporations build their presence in the emerging Chinese and Indian markets. She has co-authored two highly acclaimed books More...

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