Keynote Speakers

Scott Stratten

Scott Stratten

Disruptive and UN-traditional Sales, Marketing, Branding & Relationship Expert

Monday Lunch Keynote

As the ultimate sales and marketing truth slayer, Scott Stratten helps organizations see their business through a new lens with his unconventional “unmarketing” views and vanguard approach to building and maintaining real customer relationships.

As the president of Un-Marketing, he has transformed how corporations like PepsiCo, Century 21, Fidelity and Microsoft do business with radical insights on how to engage better with customers through social and viral marketing. Named a top 5 social media power influencer by Forbes.com, Scott elevates the conversation by putting the focus back on what matters most to current and potential buyers, values like trust, authenticity, relationships, and service.

Drawing from his experience as a marketing industry innovator and the author of four best-selling business books, he convinces audiences to look at the big picture, which is about creating loyal, repeat customers who become brand evangelists because they genuinely love the goods or services you provide. With humor, passion, and candor, Scott blends real-world strategies with memorable stories that will completely change the way you market and sell, for the better.

 

Roger W. Dartt

Roger W. Dartt

President and CEO, Delorean Motor Company

Driving DeLorean to a New Future

Tuesday Lunch Keynote

Roger Dartt has been in senior corporate management for the past thirty-five years.  During that time he has started, purchased, merged and sold over a dozen companies both private and public.

Currently, Roger is President of Delorean Motor Company, headquartered in Houston and serves on the Board of Directors of Deblin Healthcare Associates, a large provider of mental health care services.

Initially, he worked as an Industrial Engineer for large corporations as Owens-Illinois, Bristol-Myers, and PepsiCo. After obtaining his MBA degree, he became President, CEO of nine companies in the medical, dental, electronic and specialty retail markets. For the past twenty years, he has been a corporate turn-around CEO helping companies during growth or turn-around opportunities.

For the past ten years, Roger has also been teaching business and management courses at three universities.

Roger grew up in Minnesota and received a BA degree from Duke University and an MBA degree from Xavier University

 

Dave Davlin

Dave Davlin

 “The Game-Winning 3” – A Roadmap for Future Victories

 Monday Opening General Session

Over 25 years ago, Dave Davlin began bringing smiles to faces with a form of entertainment, he developed as a young boy. From NBA and major college arenas across America to the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea— and even to the world-famous Branson Strip— “Travelin” Davlin has entertained people of every age and background. His amazing ability with basketballs even landed his name and picture in the 1990 Guinness Book of World Records.

Dave began his speaking career in the early 90’s as a national speaker in public schools across America. Combining his entertainment ability with a powerful message, he was instrumental in the fights for education and against drugs. At the advice of friends working in corporate America, Dave began to develop presentations for the corporate market and the rest is history. From public school students to CEOs, Dave’s message has made a difference in the lives of thousands, and his impact continues to grow each year as he shares his philosophy and wisdom through speaking and writing.