2011 Featured Speakers

Our 2011 Speakers and Workshop presenters represent the highest minded, spiritually conscious, service oriented and community centered leaders of our time. We have invited them to be a part of our Leadership Conference 2011 because of their ground breaking, intellectually stimulating and heart centered programs which are changing the world.

  • Berny Dohrmann

    Mr. Dohrmann is Chairman of CEO Space International, the largest support organization for business owners and the inventor of Super Teaching, a title 1 technology … More

  • Marianne Williamson

    Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. Six of her ten published books have been New York Times Best Sellers. Four of these … More

  • Kyle Hermans

    Kyle has developed his profile working alongside a selection of cutting edge organizations, agencies and brands within the innovation, advertising and marketing arena, with 15 … More

  • Canice Wu

    Canice Wu President – Plug and Play Tech Center Canice Wu joined as President of Plug and Play Tech Center, after being an Executive in Residence … More

  • Bruce R Wright – Competency

    Presentation Topic: Majestic Leadership Majestic leadership begins with you and the way in which you balance your life, business and spiritual way of being. First … More

  • Sharif Abdullah – Resilient Visionary

    Presentation Topic: Visionary Solutions for our 12 global challenges. – In these turbulent times, leaders must be ready and able to “think and act outside the … More

  • Mark Kastleman – Responsibility and Competency

    Presentation Topic: Inner Leadership—Change Yourself and Others Will Follow – Within the magnificent, complex structure of the brain is everything we need to overcome our … More

  • Niurka

    Presentation Info: I succeed as I speak: How to be victorious in a changing world. The most successful people in the world have 2 things … More

  • Matthew and Terces Engelhart

    Matthew and Terces Engelhart – founders of CAFE GRATITUDE , their business ventures aspire to shake up the existing paradigm. Their seven restaurant chain Café … More

  • Dashama

    Yoga with Dashama: Happy Hips and Heart Invest 50 minutes of your day — give to love to yourself. In this all levels vinyasa yoga … More

  • Raven K Starre

    Presentation Topic: How To BE A Self Expressed, Authentic, Fearless Leader “When You Are Self Expressed, Authentic & Fearless You Are A Successful, Peaceful, Happy … More

  • Juan Ruiz Naupari – Re-educating leaders

    Juan Ruiz Naupari Workshop: Re-educating Leaders? Humanity needs fraternal strategies and ideas that stem from the depths of the hearts of the most experienced men and … More

  • Marshall Lefferts

    Presenting THRIVE: an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s REALLY going on in our world by following the money upstream — uncovering the … More

  • Shore Slocum

    Bio: Getting to know Shore is like getting to know the essence of who you are. While he is sharing his deep passion for “matters … More

  • Eric Handler

    Eric Handler: Founder of Positively Positive: Named by Fade In Magazine as one of Hollywood’s Top 100, Eric Handler was a highly respected entertainment professional for … More

  • Guru Singh DD, mss

    Guru Singh DD, mss, is a yogi and master-teacher of Humanology and Kundalini yoga and meditation. He is a musician, composer, author, Minister of Sikh … More

  • Susan Davis

    Presentation Topic: Susan Davis, president of CapitalMissions.com, will teach you how to identify your destiny path and to use affirmations to fund it.   She’ll … More

  • Dr. David Gruder – Integrity

      Presentation Topic: The Hijacking of Integrity: 3 Keys to Leaders Restoring Integrity. ?Dr. Gruder’s visionary-yet-practical keynote exposes the hidden root cause of today’s massive … More

  • Clyde Terry – Integrity/Humility/ Visionary/Duty

    Presentation Topic: Transformation without judgment Clyde’s  presentation will be about honoring our commitments to making a difference despite the lack of agreements that exist in … More

  • Josh Tickell

    Josh Tickell is a leading expert on alternative fuels and a filmmaker whose film FUEL won the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best … More

  • Debra Giusti – Community Building

    BIO: Debra Giusti has spent the last thirty years on the on the forefront the evolving human consciousness and it’s emerging new culture. She has … More

  • David Rose

    Presentation Topic: TOGETHER WE ARE… SUSTAINABLE, REGENERATIVE… THRIVING Will you allow yourself to actually see your community as fully sustainable, regenerative and thriving? What will … More

  • Sean Ahearn – Community building

    Sean Ahearn Sean currently serves as Director of Business Development & Programming for Harmony Festival, Inc. producers of nationally renowned Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa … More

  • Raul Rosiles – Duty as Empowerment

    Presentation Topic: Love and Enlightenment: 9 aspects of creating a new world – The This is it. The time history will look back and see … More

  • Bill Stierle

    Presentation Topic: The Four Qualities of Leadership: This presentation and group activity will engage and enables participants to identify their personal thinking preferences, identify the … More

2011 Keynote Breakout Speakers and Workshops

In their individual key note presentations and workshops, our speakers will focus on how to develop one, or a combination of the 8 essential qualities that we at Leaders causing Leaders uphold as essential to becoming the leader that the world needs you to be: • Competency • Transparency • Humility • Responsibility • Kindness • Community building • Resilient visionary • Integrity Find out more about each speaker’s background and their conference presentation/workshop by following the read more links after their names.

  • Alpha Lo

    Alpha designs social and organizational structures that, in turn,foster new socioeconomic and political structures. He founded GiftCircle Network, which brings people together in geographic communities to … More

  • Ash Ruiz – (Here II Here)

    ONE HUMAN VOICE Led by vocalist, songwriter-shaman and teacher Ash Ruiz, who for 23 years has performed worldwide with Latin music mega-group Menudo and conscious … More

  • Melanie St.James

    Co-Create: Empowerment WORKS’ Interactive, Collaborative Solutions Role-Play Workshop Summary: Achieving Meaningful Collaboration is a harder than it sounds. Communication, mutual-appreciation & understanding across diverse social … More

  • Michael Thomas

    Workshop presentation: How to Find Financial Peace of Mind in the Age of Turbulence Even the great spiritual teacher, Ram Das, admitted that he blew … More

  • Marta Maria Marraccini

    Presentation Topic: Dare to Let YOUR Light Shine…We are waiting for YOU 5 Empowering Principles to help you step out into the world Have you … More

  • Matthew Engelhart

    Matthew Engelhart: Fathers Causing Sons/ Sons causing Fathers What is possible when one takes expectation out of the father/son paradigm ? What happens when a father … More

  • Jonathan Quintin

    Workshop Info: METAMORPHOSIS Jonathan Quintin is a cosmologist and multi-media artist who was born and raised in New Zealand. He has spent over 30 years … More

  • Dr Lori Cardellino – Integrity

      Presentation Topic: Leading an Industry Paradigm Shift. Dr. Lori Cardellino has been an industry changing leader for mercury-safe/holistic dentistry for nearly 20 years. She … More

  • Victoria geVoian – Visionary

    Presentation Topic: New Dimensional Thinking: A Brain’s Guide to the Future of Success and Leadership – What makes up the mind of a successful leader … More

  • Kenny Johnson

    Presentation Topic: Leading from prison Presentation: In this presentation Kenny will discuss how each of us can live our true purpose in life once we … More

  • Kaci Christian

    Presentation Topic: Powerful Words Make Powerful Leaders You want to be a leader, but you are reserved or quiet or don’t quite know how to … More

  • Dr. Sarah Larsen

    Presentation Topic: Leadership Activation. Best Kept Secrets of Leadership! Here is your opportunity to get clear about your vision and live the grandest version of … More

  • Robert Silverstone

    Presentation Topic: Making money or making a difference? Would you like to live a life of abundance and financial freedom while making a difference in … More

  • Gunnar Lovelace

    Presentation Info: Conscious Living Interactive Discovery An interactive workshop: inspired by the work of Gay and Kathlyn Hendrick’s of the Hendrick’s Institute. This workshop focuses on … More

  • Dr Judith Long – Compassion/Kindness

    Presentation Topic: “LEADING FROM THE INSIDE OUT”. A true Leader is awesomely aware of the energy they are putting forth.  They have the self check … More

  • Shyama Blaise Lozier

    YOGA WITH SHYAMA: Silence, Practice, Gaps, Sovereignty Sunday*all levels welcome**bring a yoga mat if you have one; not necessary if you don’t have one. BIO: … More

  • Swami John – Integrity and Compassion

    Presentation Topic The No-Mind of Leadership Mind has but one capacity and that is the capacity to dream, whether you are awake or asleep the … More

  • Josh Wenner

    Presentation Topic: The Psychology of Leadership Activate the driving force that moves you to action and results -Move through limitations towards resourcefulness -Cultivate a state … More

  • Christopher Jackson and Grateful Fridays

    Grateful Fridays Co-Creators and Contributors Christopher Jackson, Brandi Veil, Alex Willems, Jaclyn Strong, Ryland Engelhart and Nadine Heimann will speak on the Primordial Power and … More

  • Free 2 B Me

    Whole Living Community  is to bring about a transformation in the education system by serving as a model and template for the change. These changes … More

  • Mallika Chopra

    Mallika Chopra has built a thriving business around a simple concept – helping people turn their intentions into action and create positive change on a … More

  • Ryland Engelhart

    Ryland Engelhart is a minister of love. His ability to “BE LOVE” has created a Be Love movement that is the underlying practice of the … More

  • Ottiliana Rolandsson

    Presentation Info: The Enlightened Actor is joining forces with C.A.S.T using social theatre as a means for conscious transformation. During the Leaders Causing Leaders conference and … More

  • Paulynn Cue

    Paulynn Cue is Co-founder, CEG, CCO, CMO of Unified Field Corporation which is building network of Unified Field Banks “Sustainable Community Partnership Banks” being created … More

  • Joseph Jacques

    My name is Joseph J. Jacques Founder of CAST, “Conscious Action Starts Today”, my role within this Leadership conference is to deliver my process of … More

  • Ron Call

  • Tami Walsh – Teen Leadership

    Presentation Topic: Teen Leadership Tami will be speaking about the issues facing our teens today and how you can bring your youth oriented projects to … More

  • Gail McManus

    Enhancing Conversation, Moving Forward with Creative, Collaborative Action Presented by Gail McManus and assisted by Kimberly Berg This workshop will be an exploration of the … More

  • Al Diaz

    Presentation topic: Leadership Through The Miracle of Love Witness a Life changing presentation. The time is Now for all of us as individuals and collectively … More

  • Walter Moora

    Reconnecting to the spirituality of the earth and changing our dream. Most people of the North have lost their connection to nature and the being … More

  • Don Estes – Integrity

    Presentation Info: INTEGRITY AT THE MOST PRIMAL LEVEL OF REALITY. Integrity originates with intention, which is expressed with words, acted on and manifested in the … More

  • Melissa Morgan

    Melissa Morgan is internationally recognized as a premier harpist. Unsurpassed as a composer, Morgan’s talent and skills make her unique in the harp world, and an … More

  • Juan Ruiz Naupari – Re-educating leaders

    Juan Ruiz Naupari Workshop: Re-educating Leaders? Humanity needs fraternal strategies and ideas that stem from the depths of the hearts of the most experienced men and … More

  • Wowza

    Embody the Brilliance: The Physiology of Leadership Body language is universal and reveals more than words can say. Raised in a mechanized world run by mind … More

  • Shore Slocum

    Bio: Getting to know Shore is like getting to know the essence of who you are. While he is sharing his deep passion for “matters … More

  • Larisa Stow

    “I believe that music is the bridge that brings us together. Music is the first place we start celebrating each other’s cultures. When I integrate … More

  • Erin Ross – Duty + Resilient Visionary

    Presentation Topic: Get That You Matter: Be The Hero You’ve Been Waiting For Humanity is up against great challenges, but we all possess the tools … More

  • Dr. David Gruder – Integrity

      Presentation Topic: The Hijacking of Integrity: 3 Keys to Leaders Restoring Integrity. ?Dr. Gruder’s visionary-yet-practical keynote exposes the hidden root cause of today’s massive … More

  • Gian Paolo Girardi – Humility

    Presentation Topic: Free Yourself from Money Related Fears.   You can be a billionaire and still worry about money and your investments. You can be … More

  • Clyde Terry – Integrity/Humility/ Visionary/Duty

    Presentation Topic: Transformation without judgment Clyde’s  presentation will be about honoring our commitments to making a difference despite the lack of agreements that exist in … More

  • Patricia Shull – Sacred Leadership

    Presentation Topic: Sacred Leadership Workshop for Women – Seven Stages Leading to Feminine Mastery Patty’s topic is the inner game of leadership, the game that … More

  • Dream Rockwell – Visionary

    Presentation topic: Having the Courage to say YES. “Life is a fast moving stream, all you need to do is get in the stream and … More

  • David Rose

    Presentation Topic: TOGETHER WE ARE… SUSTAINABLE, REGENERATIVE… THRIVING Will you allow yourself to actually see your community as fully sustainable, regenerative and thriving? What will … More

  • Sean Ahearn – Community building

    Sean Ahearn Sean currently serves as Director of Business Development & Programming for Harmony Festival, Inc. producers of nationally renowned Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa … More

Business Panel

Many of our presenters will advise on at least one of our conference’s 8 panels which are: Business, Community, Education, Finance, Leadership, Media, Social issues and Technology.

  • Berny Dohrmann

    Mr. Dohrmann is Chairman of CEO Space International, the largest support organization for business owners and the inventor of Super Teaching, a title 1 technology … More

  • Art Norins

    Art Norins is a proven entrepreneur, who has successfully built multiple businesses from concept to reality. Currently he serves as the Founder, Chairman and CEO … More

  • Mark Thornton

    Mark Thornton is the former Chief Operating Officer for JPMorgan Private Bank in London. He has dedicated his life to creating the world’s first management … More

  • Canice Wu

    Canice Wu President – Plug and Play Tech Center Canice Wu joined as President of Plug and Play Tech Center, after being an Executive in Residence … More

  • Bruce R Wright – Competency

    Presentation Topic: Majestic Leadership Majestic leadership begins with you and the way in which you balance your life, business and spiritual way of being. First … More

  • Maria Simone

    Presentation Topic: Fund Your Business Now: Strategies for the Enlightened Entrepreneur What would you do with a $100K to start or grow your business?Create new … More

  • Mark Kastleman – Responsibility and Competency

    Presentation Topic: Inner Leadership—Change Yourself and Others Will Follow – Within the magnificent, complex structure of the brain is everything we need to overcome our … More

Education Panel

  • Anna Krajec

      Like a LILY flower, IWE is born to bloom: Love for “Everybody Wins”Imagine… Full Self Expression Leaders for Global Peace & Prosperity, Yoga for Self … More

  • Ariel Wrye

    Ariel Wrye is a parent educator and professional trainer who specializes in helping adults to develop their capacity to connect with children. She leads trainings … More

  • Tami Walsh – Teen Leadership

    Presentation Topic: Teen Leadership Tami will be speaking about the issues facing our teens today and how you can bring your youth oriented projects to … More

  • Mark Kastleman – Responsibility and Competency

    Presentation Topic: Inner Leadership—Change Yourself and Others Will Follow – Within the magnificent, complex structure of the brain is everything we need to overcome our … More

  • Clyde Terry – Integrity/Humility/ Visionary/Duty

    Presentation Topic: Transformation without judgment Clyde’s  presentation will be about honoring our commitments to making a difference despite the lack of agreements that exist in … More

Finance Panel

  • Matthew Engelhart

    Matthew Engelhart: Fathers Causing Sons/ Sons causing Fathers What is possible when one takes expectation out of the father/son paradigm ? What happens when a father … More

  • Gregory Wendt

    Presentation Topic: “Economics Built on Beauty and Community – New Economics and Sustainable & Responsible Investing” In order for our generation to lead the next … More

  • Bruce R Wright – Competency

    Presentation Topic: Majestic Leadership Majestic leadership begins with you and the way in which you balance your life, business and spiritual way of being. First … More

  • Ron Call

  • Susan Davis

    Presentation Topic: Susan Davis, president of CapitalMissions.com, will teach you how to identify your destiny path and to use affirmations to fund it.   She’ll … More

  • David Rose

    Presentation Topic: TOGETHER WE ARE… SUSTAINABLE, REGENERATIVE… THRIVING Will you allow yourself to actually see your community as fully sustainable, regenerative and thriving? What will … More

  • James Blakemore

    Born and raised in the heart of the USA, James Blakemore still calls the city of Midland in West Texas his home. The grandson of … More

Leadership Panel

  • Ken Schwenker

    Kenneth Schwenker  – Founder of LCL and Co Founder of Bhakti fest. Ken is a Motion Picture Producer of over 30 feature films with name talent, … More

  • Mark Thornton

    Mark Thornton is the former Chief Operating Officer for JPMorgan Private Bank in London. He has dedicated his life to creating the world’s first management … More

  • Sharif Abdullah – Resilient Visionary

    Presentation Topic: Visionary Solutions for our 12 global challenges. – In these turbulent times, leaders must be ready and able to “think and act outside the … More

  • Dr. David Gruder – Integrity

      Presentation Topic: The Hijacking of Integrity: 3 Keys to Leaders Restoring Integrity. ?Dr. Gruder’s visionary-yet-practical keynote exposes the hidden root cause of today’s massive … More

  • Bill Stierle

    Presentation Topic: The Four Qualities of Leadership: This presentation and group activity will engage and enables participants to identify their personal thinking preferences, identify the … More

Media Panel

  • Frederick Marx

    Frederick Marx is an internationally acclaimed, Oscar and Emmy nominated producer/director with 35 years in the film business.   He was named a Chicago Tribune Artist … More

  • Josh Radnor

    Josh Radnor wrote, directed, and starred in the Sundance Audience Award-winning film “happythankyoumoreplease” opposite Malin Akerman, Tony Hale, Zoe Kazan, Kate Mara, and Pablo Schreiber. … More

  • Rebecca Harrell Tickell

    Rebecca Harrell Tickell has dedicated her career to the advancement of women in green businesses. She specializes in providing women with ways to profit from … More

  • Josh Tickell

    Josh Tickell is a leading expert on alternative fuels and a filmmaker whose film FUEL won the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best … More

  • Mikki Willis

    Mikki Willis is the founder of Elevate Film Festival and Elevate Studios; a film and technology production and distribution company.   As a filmmaker he has written … More

  • Peter Joseph

    Presentation Topic: “When Normality becomes Distortion: Reflections on a World gone Mad.” This program will consider the quality of our beliefs, actions and intents within … More

Project Butterfly Community Panel

  • D Miller

    Project Butterfly presents The Community Galvanizers Panel The goal of the panel is to engage a few community galvanizers, organizers and curators into a discussion … More

  • Jodi Wille

    Jodi Wille : Process Media Jodi Wille is a book editor, filmmaker, and event producer. She is the co-publisher and editor of Process Media. She … More

  • Douglas Campbell

    Douglas Campbell : Curator & Co-Founder of Mindshare LA Doug is a community builder, experience engineer and charitable adventurer. He co-founded Mindshare LA in 2006, a … More

  • Angja Aditi

    Angja Aditi – is the Co-Creator/Director of Oshunmare – Temple of the Great Work. As a mother of a teenage girl, yogini, cultural creative, spirit medium, … More

Social Issues

  • Juriaan Kamp – Duty as empowerment

    Jurriaan Kamp, President and Editor-in-Chief, Ode BIO: Jurriaan Kamp studied international law at the University of Leiden. He worked from 1979 to 1984 on the … More

  • Sharif Abdullah – Resilient Visionary

    Presentation Topic: Visionary Solutions for our 12 global challenges. – In these turbulent times, leaders must be ready and able to “think and act outside the … More

  • Audrey Addison Williams – Resilient Visionary

    Presentation Topic:  How does a Resilient Visionary define repeated failure? 1. Is there value in failure? 2. Can changing your perception of something change the … More

  • Francis DellaVecchia

    Francis DellaVecchia is recognized as the founder of the Joyful Activist movement, having coined the term to describe the volunteers who participated in his campaign … More

  • Clyde Terry – Integrity/Humility/ Visionary/Duty

    Presentation Topic: Transformation without judgment Clyde’s  presentation will be about honoring our commitments to making a difference despite the lack of agreements that exist in … More

  • Andrew Beath – Resilient Visionary

    Presentation Topic:  A 3rd Millenium story for the coming epoch The Earth is sacred, yet is not recognized as such by the dominant cultures. There … More

Technology Panel

  • Nova Spivak

    Nova Spivack is a technology futurist, serial Internet entrepreneur, and one of the leading voices on the next-generation of search, social media, and the Web.  … More

  • Bernado Herzey

    Captain Bernardo Herzer- Founder and CEO, LEHR Captain Bernardo Herzer is a licensed ship captain and owner of a commercial research ship.  As an inventor and entrepreneur with a keen eye … More

  • Mastin Kipp

    Mastin Kipp is a 28 year-old entrepreneur and writer from Los Angeles, CA. He is the founder of www.TheDailyLove.com which is a website, daily email and … More

  • Art Norins

    Art Norins is a proven entrepreneur, who has successfully built multiple businesses from concept to reality. Currently he serves as the Founder, Chairman and CEO … More

  • Canice Wu

    Canice Wu President – Plug and Play Tech Center Canice Wu joined as President of Plug and Play Tech Center, after being an Executive in Residence … More

  • David Hersey

    David Hersey is the CTO of Discover Yourself, an organization whose mission is to help humanity move to the next level of consciousness by using … More

The Leadership Conference MC's for 2011

  • Thea Stein

    Thea Stein CEO and Co-Founder of Rise Above Stress, Inc. Using ancient healing wisdoms, advanced quantum and biofeedback technologies, Thea empowers clients to reach their … More

  • Lynn Rose

    Lynn is a multi-faceted International Speaker, Singer, TV and Radio Host and Trainer to CEOs, entrepreneurs & experts with her celebrated WOW Factor Trainings – … More

  • Laura Fox

    Founded by Laura Fox, Visionary Culture is a multi-media educational, event production and entertainment vehicle for assisting us in The Shift to a more conscious, … More

  • Mark “Dr. DREAM” Peebler

    As an entrepreneur, humanitarian, holistic healing practitioner and international speaker, Mark “Dr. DREAM” Peebler, has over 20 years experience guiding, mentoring and empowering students, organizations, … More

  • Heather Hart

    Founder of Empower-Within and NLP Life Coach, Heather Hart, is passionate about creating and applying new life strategies for extraordinary breakthroughs in self empowerment. Assisting … More

  • Arezo

      As a co-founder of LOVEJOY, an Expressive Arts and Wellness Center/Community, Arezo wishes to share the tools that she has acquired in order to … More

  • Annelise O’Doherty

    She is currently a Director/ Producer of the Geraghty Dr. Garden Project where a large amount of land will be used to grow organic fruits … More

  • Stahsha Stanowicz

  • Kim Mitchell

    She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film Directing and a Master of Education from UCLA. Kim’s film projects garnered awards including a Motion … More

  • Jamie Feldstein

    Integrative Psychotherapist & Marketing Consultant  Honored as VIP in Mental Health 2011,  Named to Cambridge Who’s Who in Healthcare 2010 KATAPULT THERAPY INK: Integrative Psychotherapist/Wellness … More

  • Dawn Depke

    Dawn Depke Shiatsu Therapist and co-owner Impact Wellness of Costa Mesa. Currently working on her Doctorate in Naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Health, as … More

  • Patty Alfonso

    ??PATTY ALFONSO, BMC, EHT Body/Mind Counselor Energy Healing Therapist Founder/Director of Harmony Healing Speaker on Personal Growth through the Energy System Business Development Coach Born … More

The Musicians for Friday and Saturday evening entertainment.

  • Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe

    Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe are here to wake, shake and create a vibration-raising revolution with their edgy blend of mantra-infused rock.  Fronted by Los … More

  • Bryan Reeves and HERE 11 HERE

      Higher Consciousness that Rocks!! Recently featured on ABC’s Good Morning America in front of 4 million viewers, HERE II HERE’s infectious charisma has led … More

  • Matty and Avasa

    Pouring their love for each other into their soulful, melodic world pop anthems, Avasa and Matty create a new soundtrack for all generations. Harmonies and … More

  • The Angel Frequency

    The Angel Frequency – Angelique Bianca is an international singer, songwriter, producer and DJ. Her first acoustic performance was opening for Marianne Williamson in 1986. … More

  • Dave Z

    Dave Z: Dave draws all the time. He has apparently been doing this for more lifetimes than he can remember. In this one he’s been … More

 
the future depends on what we do in the present. - Gandhi