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Dialogues with thought-provoking chief executives of international businesses, these presentations transcend particular industry, capitalization and geography.

​A seasoned professional with more than thirty years of experience at executive levels in both public and private companies, as well as multiple public company directorships. Christie currently serves as Chairman of Hatch Beauty, a personal care branding, product development and manufacturing company. She is also on the board of Luminary Digital, a young e-learning company.
​After amassing 15 years of business experience, Atul Khosla joined the Chicago Fire Soccer Club in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer reporting into ownership, and immediately set to work elevating the Club's regional and national profile.
​Ed Culley joined Dyson as UK Sales Director in 2002 - the same year Dyson launched in the US. After a few years, he was appointed General Manager for Dyson's Airblade hand dryer business in Europe, in which time Dyson Airblade became a market leader.
During Barney’s tenure the company has achieved strategic success in mobile, developing award-winning apps for iOS and Android; launched Orbitz Rewards and ebookers Bonus+, simple and free loyalty programs that offer traveler instant rewards; and built the Orbitz Partner Network into a well-positioned provider of private label travel solutions to partners in the airline, hotel, travel agency and bank loyalty industries.
​​Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, with 67 offices and 5,000 employees worldwide. Richard was named president and CEO in September 1996.
Ms. Penrose, 67, has been a Director of Jones Lang LaSalle since May 2002 and has been the Chairman of the Board since January 1, 2005. Ms. Penrose served as an Executive Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group from January 2001 to December 2007.