Steve Murphy

Stephen E. “Steve” Murphy is an American retired federal agent of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration who was one of the lead investigators in the manhunt of Colombian drug lord and leader of the Medellín Cartel, Pablo Escobar. He is an author, keynote speaker, and Co-Host of the Game of Crimes Podcast. Steve is also the co-owner of DEA Narcos and the co-founder of GoC Media LLC.

Cara Wilson-Granat

Cara Wilson-Granat is an author, inspirational speaker, and storyteller. She gives talks based on her book about the father of Anne Frank, Otto Frank, who was her longtime mentor for nearly 20 years since she was 12-years old to the time the two of them met in person at last in Basel, Switzerland. Cara’s new book–the final of three others about Otto Frank, is about to make its debut–Tree of Hope: Anne Frank’s Father Shares His Wisdom with an American Teen and the World.

Simone Milasas

Simone Milasas is a self-made millionaire, best-selling author, renowned speaker, and founder of Joy of Business – a program that mentors entrepreneurs globally to create greater wealth and happiness. A lady who knows how to be a woman, Simone constantly sees the joy of possibility and the future and recognizes the prospect of possibility in every choice. As the Business- Development Coordinator of Access Consciousness®, Simone has been instrumental in growing the company in 176 countries across the globe.

Ryan Nicodemus

Ryan Nicodemus along with his life-long friend, Joshua Fields Millburn, is one-half of the simple-living duo, The Minimalists. They are American authors, podcasters, filmmakers, and public speakers, who promote a minimalist lifestyle. Together they helped over 20 million people live meaningful lives with less through their website, books, podcast, and Netflix films.

David Pogue

David Pogue was the New York Times weekly tech columnist from 2000 to 2013. He’s a five-time Emmy winner for his stories on CBS News Sunday Morning, a New York Times bestselling author, a five-time TED speaker, and host of 20 NOVA science specials on PBS.

Willie Davis

Willie Davis‘s fiction has appeared in The Guardian, The Kenyon Review, At Length, and The Berkeley Fiction Review among several other places. He is the winner of the Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize (judged by Zadie Smith) and the Katherine Anne Porter Prize (judged by Amy Hempel). Willie has taught English and Creative Writing at The University of Maryland, Kentucky State University, Georgetown College, and The Carnegie Center.