Purpose experts Afdhel Aziz, Bobby Jones, Alkex Edmans, and Barb Stegemann

August 3, 2022 by Speakers' Spotlight

Trending Topic: Purpose and the Future of Work

With many future of work experts citing “purpose” as the key to attracting and retaining talent in today’s new world of work, it’s no surprise that it’s currently one of our most requested topics.

Meet some of our star speakers within this topic category and learn how they help organizations get future-ready through prioritizing both purpose and profit. Contact us to learn more.

Alex Edmans

Alex Edmans

Having spent decades studying businesses across industries, Alex Edmans has become a pivotal resource on how to successfully navigate business and finance in the 21st century. A core part of his research has been spent examining the impact of purpose on long-term success. His findings? Purpose far outperforms profit-driven strategies.

Alex is a professor of finance at London Business School and his research became the foundation of his most recent book, Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit, as well as his most recent TEDx talk, “The Pie-Growing Mindset”.

Specializing in corporate and behavioural finance and responsible business, watch Alex’s TEDx talk below and contact us to learn more about booking him for your next event.

Afdhel Aziz and Bobby Jones

Afdhel Aziz and Bobby Jones

Afdhel Aziz and Bobby Jones left their corporate careers to co-found Conspiracy of Love, a global purpose consultancy that works with Fortune 500 companies — such as Adidas, PepsiCo, Mondelez, Microsoft, and more — to lead, work, and create with purpose.

Together with trends forecaster Lucie Greene, they created the essential toolkit for building future-ready organizations across industries with the in-depth report, The Future of Good. It explores key emerging trends that will shape the future and how brands can leverage them today.

In an exclusive, new, customizable keynote offering, Afdhel and Bobby share findings from their report, which explores 43 emerging trends across six key macro themes, to inspire audiences to dream bigger and empower them with insights and learnings to future-proof their business or brand.

Watch a preview of their report in the video below and contact us to learn more about Afdhel and Bobby.

Barb Stegemann

Barb Stegemann

Barb Stegemann disrupted an industry from her garage, armed with only her personal visa card and a dream to help people rebuild in war-ridden countries.

Today, The 7 Virtues — a clean perfume brand that sources organic, fair trade essential oils from countries experiencing turmoil — is a brand not only competing with other luxury perfumes, but that has created a new movement of clean and conscious beauty at Sephora. It is the #1 selling “Clean at Sephora” perfume brand in both the US and Canada and is now sold in 15 countries.

With compelling storytelling, Barb shares her innovative approach to business and explores how a purpose-based business model can be used to excel in today’s marketplace.

A successful entrepreneur and the CEO of an award-winning social enterprise, contact us to learn more about Barb and what she can bring to your next event.

Looking to explore purpose and how it is key to building future-ready organizations at your next event? Contact our team today and learn how we can help find the right speaker for your audience.