Our Presenters

Adam Rosendahl is a creative facilitator, event producer and DJ based in Oakland, CA. In 2012 he founded LATE NITE ART, LLC, an international creative events organization that drives innovation and builds community inside of companies and universities around the world. Since then, he’s been on a creative rampage: leading over 100+ LNA events in 5 countries, with over 4,500 participants.

ADAM ROSENDAHL

Founder/CEO, LATE NITE ART, LLC

Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the creator of the IEP Method® (Intentional Energetic Presence), an advisor and thinking partner to leaders and organizations around the world, and author of Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives (McGraw Hill).  In addition to appearing in publications like Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post,CEO.com, and the NY Times, Anese writes regularly for Inc.com in her column “Showing Up”. Follow her @AneseCavanaugh.

Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the creator of the IEP Method® (Intentional Energetic Presence), an advisor and thinking partner to leaders and organizations around the world, and author of Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives (McGraw Hill).  In addition to appearing in publications like Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post,CEO.com, and the NY Times, Anese writes regularly for Inc.com in her column “Showing Up”. Follow her @AneseCavanaugh.

Anese Cavanaugh

Leadership Advisor, Creator of the IEP Method®, Author of Contagious Culture

Bear is a serial entrepreneur, community builder and innovation strategist with expertise in the tech, real-estate, non-pro t, political and entertainment industries. In 2009, he co-founded Organizer.com, a market-leading, cloud-based suite for mobile eld contact of voters and consumers. In 2011, he discovered Shaker, an early-stage Israeli startup, and brought them to the USA to win TechCrunch Disrupt and led the Series A financing. In 2012, he became Burning Man’s Social Alchemist & Global Ambassador and spearheaded the acquisition of Fly Ranch, an iconic 3,800-acre site to be the year-round home for Burning Man. He has given talks around the world at a variety of conferences, festivals and TED events. A veteran fundraiser specializing in unorthodox ventures, he’s raised 34M+ mostly in angel capital and donations.

Bear is a serial entrepreneur, community builder and innovation strategist with expertise in the tech, real-estate, non-pro t, political and entertainment industries. In 2009, he co-founded Organizer.com, a market-leading, cloud-based suite for mobile eld contact of voters and consumers. In 2011, he discovered Shaker, an early-stage Israeli startup, and brought them to the USA to win TechCrunch Disrupt and led the Series A financing. In 2012, he became Burning Man’s Social Alchemist & Global Ambassador and spearheaded the acquisition of Fly Ranch, an iconic 3,800-acre site to be the year-round home for Burning Man. He has given talks around the world at a variety of conferences, festivals and TED events. A veteran fundraiser specializing in unorthodox ventures, he’s raised 34M+ mostly in angel capital and donations.

BEAR KITTAY

Serial Entrepreneur and Previously Global Ambassador for Burning Man 

BETSY CROUCH has been inspiring peak performance through sales, sales management, coaching and consulting for over 15 years. She is an improviser, speaker, writer, and coach. She has conducted approximately 5,000 one on one coaching sessions. She is passionate about helping individuals and organizations find that spark that makes you come alive and thrive.

BETSY CROUCH has been inspiring peak performance through sales, sales management, coaching and consulting for over 15 years. She is an improviser, speaker, writer, and coach. She has conducted approximately 5,000 one on one coaching sessions. She is passionate about helping individuals and organizations find that spark that makes you come alive and thrive.

BETSY CROUCH

Co-Founders ImprovHQ

Chris is the Creative Director at One Workplace in California. His work is devoted to changing the way we think about the built environment. He is an advocate of the design thinking process and is a frequent speaker and presenter at events across the country, leading active workshops to solve big problems. Most of all he believes in the power of design to do good things for other people. Chris is a frequent contributor to UNREASONABLE.is and has worked with organizations such as IDEO, the Teachers Guild, the Unreasonable Group, and the Office of the First Lady.

Chris is the Creative Director at One Workplace in California. His work is devoted to changing the way we think about the built environment. He is an advocate of the design thinking process and is a frequent speaker and presenter at events across the country, leading active workshops to solve big problems. Most of all he believes in the power of design to do good things for other people. Chris is a frequent contributor to UNREASONABLE.is and has worked with organizations such as IDEO, the Teachers Guild, the Unreasonable Group, and the Office of the First Lady.

CHRIS GOOD

Creative Director, One Workplace

David Hassell is the founder and CEO of 15Five, the leading web-based employee feedback and alignment solution that is transforming the way employees and managers communicate. Named "The Most Connected Man You Don't Know in Silicon Valley" by Forbes Magazine, David has also been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Entrepreneur, Wired, Fast Company, and the Financial Post. You can learn more about 15Five and David Hassell at www.15five.com.

David Hassell is the founder and CEO of 15Five, the leading web-based employee feedback and alignment solution that is transforming the way employees and managers communicate. Named "The Most Connected Man You Don't Know in Silicon Valley" by Forbes Magazine, David has also been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Entrepreneur, Wired, Fast Company, and the Financial Post. You can learn more about 15Five and David Hassell at www.15five.com.

DAVID HASSELL

Founder and CEO, 15Five

  Diana has been a trusted advisor to over 1000 organizational leaders and many of their teams. Clients from Genentech to Asana value her clarity, compassion, ferocity and playfulness. A well-respected facilitator for the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Diana works with forums and chapters worldwide.  Diana’s dedication to the personal and global expansion of consciousness led her to the creation of The Conscious Leadership Group.   She and her co-founder are spearheading a movement to propagate new models of leadership based on personal and collective awareness and empowerment.  Their book, The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership, released last year has been receiving high praise.  

 

Diana has been a trusted advisor to over 1000 organizational leaders and many of their teams. Clients from Genentech to Asana value her clarity, compassion, ferocity and playfulness. A well-respected facilitator for the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Diana works with forums and chapters worldwide.  Diana’s dedication to the personal and global expansion of consciousness led her to the creation of The Conscious Leadership Group.   She and her co-founder are spearheading a movement to propagate new models of leadership based on personal and collective awareness and empowerment.  Their book, The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership, released last year has been receiving high praise.  

Diana Chapman

Co-Founder of The Conscious Leadership Group and Advisor to Exceptional Leaders

 

Heidi Rosenfelder, Leadership Development Associate, Pixar Animation Studios. Heidi  is an executive coach, training and development professional, and a former civil rights / employment lawyer.  She has broad experience working in and consulting with diverse workplace cultures ranging from Federal government agencies and law firms to non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and creative organizations.

Heidi Rosenfelder, Leadership Development Associate, Pixar Animation Studios.

Heidi  is an executive coach, training and development professional, and a former civil rights / employment lawyer.  She has broad experience working in and consulting with diverse workplace cultures ranging from Federal government agencies and law firms to non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and creative organizations.

Heidi Rosenfelder

Leadership Development, Pixar University

Julie Markham dedicates her time to bridging the intersection of technology and social impact. Julie serves on the senior leadership team at Unreasonable Group, a company dedicated to driving resources to entrepreneurs working on products and services around the world’s greatest challenges. Some of the initiatives she has collaborated on include Unreasonable@Sea, the Girl Effect Accelerator with Nike Foundation, and Unreasonable Impact, created with Barclays. She is also the founder of pingWHEN - a personal safety mobile app that went through TechStars. Julie is a Fulbright Scholar, overeducated with 3 masters degrees and was selected as a member of the USA Today All Academic First Team. She is an aspiring hip-hop dancer and wanna-be comedian. 

Julie Markham dedicates her time to bridging the intersection of technology and social impact. Julie serves on the senior leadership team at Unreasonable Group, a company dedicated to driving resources to entrepreneurs working on products and services around the world’s greatest challenges. Some of the initiatives she has collaborated on include Unreasonable@Sea, the Girl Effect Accelerator with Nike Foundation, and Unreasonable Impact, created with Barclays. She is also the founder of pingWHEN - a personal safety mobile app that went through TechStars. Julie is a Fulbright Scholar, overeducated with 3 masters degrees and was selected as a member of the USA Today All Academic First Team. She is an aspiring hip-hop dancer and wanna-be comedian. 

Julie Markham

Chief of Staff, Unreasonable

Justin Rosenstein is the co-founder of Asana, a fast-growing app that makes it easier for teams to track their work with greater clarity, accountability, and efficiency. He’s also the primary author of Wavelength, an online publication for teams who aspire to do great things together—through a mindful, purposeful approach. Previously he led development for products at Facebook and Google, including the Like Button, Facebook Pages, and Gmail Chat. Justin majored in Math and got part way through a Master’s in Computer Science at Stanford. He is also a serious student of yoga, meditation, and cats.

Justin Rosenstein is the co-founder of Asana, a fast-growing app that makes it easier for teams to track their work with greater clarity, accountability, and efficiency. He’s also the primary author of Wavelength, an online publication for teams who aspire to do great things together—through a mindful, purposeful approach. Previously he led development for products at Facebook and Google, including the Like Button, Facebook Pages, and Gmail Chat.

Justin majored in Math and got part way through a Master’s in Computer Science at Stanford. He is also a serious student of yoga, meditation, and cats.

Justin Rosenstein

Co-Founder, Asana

Lynne Twist is a highly recognized global visionary and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money, which examines our attitudes toward money and offers compelling insight into our lives and the essence of prosperity. From working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, to serving in refugee camps in Ethiopia, and preserving the threatened rainforests of the Amazon, Lynne’s on-the-ground work has brought her a deep understanding of the social tapestry of the world and our current historical landscape. Lynne was recently interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for the show Super Soul Sunday, which will air on April 16, 2017.

Lynne Twist is a highly recognized global visionary and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money, which examines our attitudes toward money and offers compelling insight into our lives and the essence of prosperity. From working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, to serving in refugee camps in Ethiopia, and preserving the threatened rainforests of the Amazon, Lynne’s on-the-ground work has brought her a deep understanding of the social tapestry of the world and our current historical landscape. Lynne was recently interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for the show Super Soul Sunday, which will air on April 16, 2017.

Lynne Twist

President & Founder, Soul of Money Institute; Co-Founder, Pachamama Alliance

Tom Chi has worked in a wide range of roles from astrophysical researcher to Fortune 500 consultant to corporate executive developing new hardware/software products and services. He's play's a significant role in established projects with global reach (Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo Search), and scaled new projects from conception to significance (Yahoo Answers from 0 to 90 million users). Tom has pioneered and practiced a unique approach to rapid prototyping, visioning, and leadership that can jumpstart innovative new ideas as well as move large organizations at unprecedented speeds. These approaches have benefitted over a dozen industry-leading companies. He most recently served as head of product experience at Google X developing technology such as Google Glass and Google's self-driving cars. His current focus is delving into human development issues with social entrepreneurs around the globe, rebooting the fundamental frameworks of entrepreneurship itself, and coaching/teaching a limited number of values-aligned organizations & leaders.

Tom Chi has worked in a wide range of roles from astrophysical researcher to Fortune 500 consultant to corporate executive developing new hardware/software products and services. He's play's a significant role in established projects with global reach (Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo Search), and scaled new projects from conception to significance (Yahoo Answers from 0 to 90 million users). Tom has pioneered and practiced a unique approach to rapid prototyping, visioning, and leadership that can jumpstart innovative new ideas as well as move large organizations at unprecedented speeds. These approaches have benefitted over a dozen industry-leading companies. He most recently served as head of product experience at Google X developing technology such as Google Glass and Google's self-driving cars. His current focus is delving into human development issues with social entrepreneurs around the globe, rebooting the fundamental frameworks of entrepreneurship itself, and coaching/teaching a limited number of values-aligned organizations & leaders.

TOM CHI

Previously Google X and Factory

ZOE GALVEZ is one of the most beloved instructors of improvisation in the Bay Area and beyond. She performs on stage regularly and has introduced thousands of clients to the magic of improv. With over a dozen years of coaching and performance experience, she is a long time member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA) as well as a Main Stage company member of the nationally-acclaimed BATS Improv in San Francisco.

ZOE GALVEZ is one of the most beloved instructors of improvisation in the Bay Area and beyond. She performs on stage regularly and has introduced thousands of clients to the magic of improv. With over a dozen years of coaching and performance experience, she is a long time member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA) as well as a Main Stage company member of the nationally-acclaimed BATS Improv in San Francisco.

ZOE GALVEZ

Co-Founders ImprovHQ