Keynote Speakers

Opening Keynote: Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Zach Mercurio

Purposeful Leadership & Meaningful Work Strategist, Author, and Researcher

Zach is widely recognized as one of the leading voices on the role of purpose in building thriving organizations. As a researcher, strategist, and author, he has helped leaders in nearly every industry around the world understand how purpose unites diverse stakeholders, unleashes human potential, and drives performance.

Zach is the best-selling author of The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose and his work is featured internationally with media outlets such as Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Psychology Today, The Huffington Post Business, and Thrive Global.

He is an Adjunct Professor at Colorado State University where he teaches courses on purposeful leadership and organizational development as he completes his Ph.D. in Organizational Learning, Performance and Change.

Find out more about Zach.


Closing Keynote: Monday, September 16, 2019, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Craig Zablocki

Making a profound difference for nearly 25 years, Craig has spoken to over one million people internationally and in all 50 states. From cops to gang members, from surgeons to school superintendents, from lawyers to realtors; he addresses corporate executives, child-abuse-prevention specialists, and social service advocates of all kinds, .... college professors, federal prison workers, mental health specialists and the armed forces.

Thousands of organizations rely on Craig to help them transform the obstacles that keep them stuck, lift them up and breathe new life into their purpose! Aside from numerous interviews and articles written by or about Craig, he authored the book" Im prov 101, Unleashing Your Creative Spirit" and has an audio program "The Intelligence of Fun, Live with Craig Zablocki".

Find out more about Craig.