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In the last fifteen years, Jim has been the featured keynote speaker at well over 1,000 conferences, events and corporate meetings worldwide; in that time, he has spoken and interacted with hundreds of thousands of people.

Here’s just a small list of some of the unique assignments that he has taken on through the years.

PROFESSIONAL GOLF ASSOCIATION

94th Annual General Meeting
Boston, MA, Oct 2010

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

CEO Summit
Ojai, California, June 2010

PRODUCE MARKETING ASSOCIATION

Fresh Summit International Convention
Orlando, Florida, October 2010

DElOITTE SOUTH AFRICA

Best Company to Work for In South Africa Survey
Johannesberg, SA, September 2010 (video keynote)

OHIO BANKERS LEAGUE & ILLINOIS LEAGUE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Joint 2010 Conference
French Lick Springs Resort, Indiana, September 2010

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH CAROLINA

Topic: High Velocity Health Care Innovation
Cary, NC, October 2010

VIBE CONFERENCE 2010

Topic: High Velocity Innovation in the Beverage / Restaurant Industry
Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2010

UTAH LEAGUE OF CITIES AND TOWNS

Topic: What Comes Next? And What Do We Do About It?
Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2010

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONFERENCE CENTERS

Topic: The Future of Face to Face Meetings
Chicago, IL, March 2010

CORENET GLOBAL SUMMIT

Topic: Moving Beyond the Meltdown: Aligning Yourself for Growth Through Innovation
New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2010

HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE 2010 SUMMIT

Topic: 7 Things You Need To Do Right Now: Aligning the Fast Future to Your Current Strategy
Tucson, Arizona, March 2010

INTERNATIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

Topic: Why Innovators will Rule in the Post-Recession Economy and How You Can Join Them!”
Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 2010

PROFESSIONAL RETAIL STORE MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION

Topic: Why Innovators Will Rule in the Post-Recession Economy – And How You Can Join Them!
Orlando, Florida, April 2010

Missouri Governor Economic Development Congress

Topic: Where’s the Growth: Economic Transformation Opportunities
St. Louis, Missouri, September 2009

Burger King Global Franchise Conference

What Do World Class Innovators Do?
Las Vegas, May 2009

World Health Care Innovation & Technology Congress
Topic: The Future of Health Care
Washington DC, December 2008

IGAF Worldwide 2008 World Meeting

What Comes Next? (….And What Should You Do About it?”)
Vancouver, BC, June 2008

International Financial Executives Leadership Forum

Topic: Excelling in a High Velocity Economy: The Financial Leaders Guide
October 2007

ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement

Topic: Fueling Innovation Through People and Quality
Orlando, Florida, April 2007

National Association of College Stores

Topic: Innovate 2007: The Landscape Has Changed: Are You Ready?
Tampa Bay, FL, July 2007

IHRIM HRM Strategies Conference and Technology Exposition

Topic: HRM Strategies 2007
Houston, TX, May 2007

2008 Foodservice Interchange Conference

Topic: The New Partnership: Achieving Velocity In the New World of Fast Consumers
Toronto, Ontario, January 2008

SIMPosium 07

Topic: Agility in the High Velocity Economy: What Comes Next, and What Do We Do About it?
Memphis, TN, Oct 2007

Construction Contractors Alliance Fast Track to Success

Topic: Agility, Insight & Execution: Establishing High Performance Teams in the Multi-Second Economy
Dallas, Texas, February 2008

National Home Furnishings Association Strategic Leadership Symposium

Topic: Leading the Future: Leadership in an Era of Innovation and Change
West Palm Beach, Florida, April 2007

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations New Frontiers Conference

Topic: Moving Donation and Transplantation Within the World of High Velocity Healthcare
Dallas, Texas, April 2007

SGMA Sports & Technology Convergence Conference

Topic: The Future of Sports & Recreation
La Jolla, CA, October 2007

Accenture

Topic: What Comes Next with the Global Economy?
Toronto, May 2009

American Nursery and Landscape Association

Topic: 7 Things You Need to Do Right Now: Rethinking Innovation in the High Velocity Economy
Louisville, Kentucky, February 2009

American Society for Health Care Risk Management

Topic: The Future of Health Care: Opportunities for Transformation and Renewal
Austin, Texas, October 2005

British Broadcasting Corporation

Topic: The Future of Broadcasting: Innovation at High Velocity!
London, England, April 2004

Destination Marketing Association International

Topic: Where Innovation Meets Inspiration
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 2007

Government Finance Officers Association

Expanding the Frontiers of Government
Austin, Texas, June 2006

IRR (Institute for International Research) / Product Development & Management Association

Topic: 14th Annual Portfolio Management for New Products & Services Conference
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 2009

Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America

Topic: Expo New York 2008 : How to Unlock Your Potential In the High Velocity Economy
New York, April 2008

Canadian Society of Association Executives

Sustainable Futures: Seven Things You Need to Sustain Your Future
Vancouver, BC, October 2008

Do It Best Corporation

Topic: Creating the Future: Leadership in an Era of Innovation and Change
Orlando, Florida, January 2008