Chief Evolutionary Officer, Strengthscope U.S
Kent has spent his entire career helping people understand why they work; how they can contribute towards something bigger than themselves; how to develop & share their unique skills, knowledge, and other talents in ways that bring them a lasting sense of fulfillment; and how to help others through their labors of love. He engages leaders who are committed to long-term success and are dedicated to navigating the increasing speed and complexity of today's business landscape through continued personal and professional development as they move toward a more full expression of their authentic Self. He believes that to achieve and sustain success in today’s marketplace, leaders and organizations need to develop a more complex perspective. By adopting an Integral approach to business along with the philosophy of Conscious Capitalism, Kent helps organizations maximize profits by integrating their purpose and values with a stakeholder-centric model that acknowledges the interdependency of customers, employees, suppliers/vendors, shareholders, communities, and the environment.
CEO, Runa Bouius
Rúna is the Icelandic CEO/Entrepreneur turned change agent, author, speaker, Conscious Leadership/Business advisor and guide to the next generation leaders and their businesses. She consults, facilitates, and promotes the principles and “How To’s” of the new leadership mindset of the 21st Century. Apart from the companies Rúna founded and ran in Iceland, she co-founded the Conscious Leader Network, is a board member and co-producer of the TOGETHER! Network Co, and a Co-Founder of the Conscious Capitalism LA Chapter (CC-LA). She is a contributing author for the e.MILE People Development Magazine. Rúna’s website is www.runa.la
Founder, Neon Butterfly
A Madison Ave. ad agency veteran, pizza fanatic and founder of Neon Butterfly, a brand consultancy that helps passionate do-gooders of all kinds bring their projects to life. Neon Butterfly's clients range from Alcoa to solar companies and award winning films. She’s a NYC native living in L.A. who is endlessly fascinated with people and why they do what they do. She brings big agency experience to small businesses and startups because she believes that the more people who follow their dreams the better. In her spare time Abby works on Perfectly Mixed, a project telling the stories of interracial couples and mixed race individuals across the country.
Founder, Barbera Corporate Law, P.C.
Francesco is a corporate attorney with 14+ years of experience advising entrepreneurs and businesses in all stages of development, from pre-formation start-ups to mature enterprises, with a special emphasis on benefit corporations and social enterprises. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Francesco advises founders and entrepreneurs with respect to formation, capital raising, employee and consulting arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and business operations, and serves as outside general counsel to numerous companies in the tech, digital, health care and mobile space. In addition to his legal background, Francesco has completed extensive graduate work and professional development in the fields of psychology and personal development, work which profoundly informs his approach to business, law and entrepreneurship.
Josh Allan Dykstra is a recognized thought leader on the future of work and company culture design. His articles and ideas have been featured by Fast Company, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Business Insider. He is the Co-CEO of Forte, a consulting group that helps organizations and leaders leverage the power of a strong culture, and Co-Founder of The Work Revolution, a movement/advocacy group that promotes life-giving work environments for everyone. Josh's eclectic background includes projects with organizations like Apple, Sony, Genentech, Microsoft, HTC, and UCLA as well as startups and nonprofits. He holds an MBA in Executive Leadership from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his latest book, Igniting the Invisible Tribe: Designing An Organization That Doesn’t Suck, is available on Amazon.com.
Conscious Business Leadership, Executive Advisor
Julie is a results-oriented conscious business leader with more than 20 years experience working with senior executives in Fortune 500 companies. Among these are Carrefour, L’Oreal and Estee Lauder, where she served as Chief Marketing Officer. She specializes in digital communication, brand strategy, and guiding corporations through integration of socially responsible ecosystems. She has an outstanding track record working internationally, driving results and leading multiple stakeholders through digital forward approaches.
Julie is currently consulting in Digital & "Purpose Driven" Transformation in the ecosystems of Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, NYC, France and Israel, for RebellionLab/Fabernovel, Société Générale, Allianz, etc. and Conscious Capitalism - Los Angeles Chapter.
Julie is also a public speaker on Conscious Evolution and Capitalism and is currently co-authoring a book under the guidance of Dr. Mark Goulston and Russell Bishop on “Breakthrough into Purpose."