A Super Bowl MVP, an award-winning entrepreneur, and a global movie and television superstar highlight the list of speakers slated for IDDBA 18.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, FUBU CEO and Founder Daymond John, and actor Michael J. Fox are the keynote speakers for the show, which will be held June 10-12 in New Orleans.
Rodgers will speak at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 10. The University of California product led the Packers to a Super Bowl XLV victory and has cemented his status as one of the league's great passers. He is also involved in charitable efforts and is the co-creator and founder of "itsAaron," which helps crate awareness for organizations that are changing the world. In a moderated discussion, he will speak on how to be a great leader despite what life may throw at you.
John founded FUBU, a global lifestyle brand that was a pioneer in the fashion industry, and later became a sough-after speaker and author. his book The Power of Broke was a New York Times Bestseller. He is an original cast member of ABC's three-time Emmy-winning series Shark Tank and continues to oversee the day-to-day business of his marketing and branding form, The Shark Group. John will also appear in the Show and Sell Workshop.
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Fox, known globally for television and movie roles in "Family Ties" and the Back to the Future trilogy, has also crated The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, which is the largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson's research. Fox was diagnosed with the disease in 1991 and has spoken and written about his attempt to look at challenges through a lens of optimism and humor.
Additional speakers lined up for the show include Milk Bar CEO and founder Christina Tosi, Code Eight CEO and co-founder Jennifer Fleiss, U.S. Navy fighter pilot Carey Lohrenz and more.