5 Proven Steps to Activate a Purposeful Organization with Brandon Peele, Shavon Lindley, Zach Mercurio, PhD
Brandon Peele (he/him), Vice President - People Science, ion Learning, Author - Planet on Purpose, The Purpose Field Guide
Brandon Peele is a purpose-driven leader, best-selling author and international speaker. He helps leaders and teams from organizations like Apple, The US Navy, The Smithsonian Institute, Google, Illumina, and the Environmental Protection Agency, awaken their purpose-driven leadership, create thriving cultures and profitable high-impact businesses. He delivers keynotes and programs for large organizations like Morgan Stanley, LinkedIn, the US Marine Corps and Johnson & Johnson. His widely-praised book, Planet on Purpose, illuminates a path forward for a purpose-driven political economy, and his best-selling, Purpose Field Guide, contains a best-in-class purpose program. He has also taught at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Minnesota and Northern Arizona University, and has had his work featured in media outlets such as Forbes, U.S. New and World Report, Conscious Company Magazine and on Conscious Capital Radio.
Shavon Lindley, CEO, ion Learning
Shavon Lindley is an award-winning career development and mentorship strategist who is a Subject Matter Expert when it comes to creating inclusive workplace cultures. Shavon is the CEO of ion Learning which is an enterprise eLearning and mentoring technology platform that elevates advanced workplace learning into scalable, deep cultural change. She co-founded ion Learning to build trust between people who are different, delivering industry-leading culture initiatives such as Women Evolution® and Inclusion 360°™, for corporations such as Ancestry.com, Evolution Hospitality, and CBRE. She has also spoken at TEDx, the Forum on Workplace Inclusion, the Better Man Conference, and the California Diversity Conference. She is a Forbes Contributor and former host of “The CEO Show” on ESPN where she has interviewed over 200 executives to explore what is needed for diverse talent to thrive within any organization.
Zach Mercurio, PhD, Author - The Invisible Leader, Affiliate Professor, Center for Purpose and Meaning at Colorado State University
Zach Mercurio is an organization and leadership development researcher, adjunct professor, strategist, and keynote speaker. He is the bestselling author of "The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose," praised by Arianna Huffington as "a compelling book filled with powerful stories, cutting-edge research, and practical tools that show us how to lead with purpose." Zach specializes in purposeful leadership, meaningful work, and positive organizations and has worked with and advised leaders in global companies, non-profits, K-12 schools, and universities around the world. Some of his clients have included the National Park Service, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Crocs, Telstra, and The Alzheimer's Association His work has been featured internationally in media outlets such as The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Psychology Today, Inc. Magazine, and Forbes.