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Opening Keynote


 James Comey
Exclusive with WSB

 

 

The Ethical Leader

Throughout his decades-long career in public service, James Comey has been committed to doing the right thing—at the expense of partisan politics, popular opinion, and even personal friendships. His book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, explores what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. He sheds light upon the thinking behind his own decisions and argues that leaders should be laser-focused on a core set of principles, chief among them truth, transparency, and decency. Comey offers executives—and the people who work for them—a road map for ethical leadership even in the most challenging and uncertain of circumstances.

 

James Comey, exclusive with WSB, led the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post  by President Barack Obama. Learn More

 


 

Closing Keynote


 Robert Gibbs
Exclusive with The Harry Walker Agency
Karl Rove
Exclusive with The Harry Walker Agency 

 

 

A Conversation with Karl Rove & Robert Gibbs

Iconic Republican strategist Karl Rove and longtime advisor to President Obama Robert Gibbs provide intimate and insightful commentary as they both speak with great authority and accuracy from a White House insider's perspective.Drawing on his decade of experience as a top advisor to President Barack Obama and a former White House Press Secretary (2009-11), Gibbs provides an unvarnished look at today’s political landscape and what it means for the upcoming election and beyond. From serving as press secretary for John Kerry’s presidential campaign, to communications director for four senate campaigns (including Obama’s), to communication chief for Obama’s 2008 presidential election, Gibbs is a true Washington insider who knows the ins and outs of what it takes to connect with voters and deliver on policy. As a former Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at McDonald’s, he knows how to translate his political insight into tangible takeaways for a corporate audience.  One of President George W. Bush's closest confidants and advisors, a Fox News Contributor, and a Wall Street Journal Columnist, Rove offers insightful analysis and predictions about the current heated debates in Washington, DC, the nation’s political course, and the bigger challenges America faces. A master storyteller, Rove’s work and speeches also shine light on our political past in ways that provide lessons for—and illuminate—our future. 

 

Together, Gibbs and Rove offer an unparalleled look at today's complicated political landscape and what it means for the future. The receive rave reviews like: "The debate between Gibbs and Rove was fascinating. They brought insight, energy and truly transformed the conference by giving the attendees a dual perspective of the issues at the forefront of the current political landscape." (The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers)

 

This session will be moderated by Laura Schwartz.

 

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