Motivational Speaker, Comedian, Award-Winning Storyteller, One-Woman Show in Theaters "Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale"
Genevieve Piturro founded the hugely successful national non- profit Pajama Program when a six-year-old girl's question almost 20 years ago changed her life forever. After a career in television marketing, she jumped off the corporate ladder. Today, her Pajama Program has delivered seven million Good Nights filled with magical gifts of pajamas and books to children throughout the US. Genevieve is now a professional speaker and consultant, sharing life and leadership lessons she learned through her Pajama Program journey. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, CNN, and Fox & Friends and has been featured in O magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Parenting magazine, among others.
Riggs Eckelberry doesn’t look like a bomb-thrower. And yet, he’s driving the disruption of a trillion-dollar industry that has fallen behind the times and is affecting the health of millions. That industry is Big Water. Simply, those billion-dollar centralized water systems aren’t coping with demand, and water quality is getting worse. Riggs Eckelberry is the founder and CEO of the innovative water technology company, OriginClear, which is delivering water solutions for industrial customers worldwide.
Maya Hu-Chan is a globally-recognized keynote speaker, author, leadership educator, and Master Certified Coach. She specializes in global leadership, cross-cultural management, diversity, and Inclusion. Ranked Top 8 Global Solutions Thinkers by Thinkers50, World Top 30 Leadership Gurus, and Top 100 Thought Leaders in Management & Leadership, Maya has worked with thousands of leaders from Global Fortune 500 companies around the world. Maya is the founder and president of Global Leadership Associates, a global consultancy that partners with organizations to build leadership capabilities and enable profound growth and change.
Her book “Global Leadership: The Next Generation” was a Harvard Business School Working Knowledge book. Her new book “Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust” was published in 2020 (Berrett-Koehler). She is a contributing author of 10 business books and a columnist for INC.com.
Born and raised in Taiwan and living in San Diego, California, Maya is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and B.A. from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. Maya has lectured at the Brookings Institution, University of California, San Diego, University of Chicago, University of Southern California, and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.