John Hope Bryant, BrightSight Group speaker, author, and Vice Chairman of US President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy moderated a roundtable focused on financial literacy in minority communities yesterday at The New York Stock Exchange. with an opening keynote address by SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar. Afterwards all attendees joined to ring the closing bell.
Bryant is the CEO and Operation HOPE Founder.
BrightSight Group and author Liaquat Ahamed’s recent book, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World is on Businessweek’s Best Seller List for the second month.
Oprah Winfrey mentioned BrightSight Group speaker and author Tom Szaky’s company, TerraCycle on yesterday’s show. She also added a link to TerraCycle on her website as part of her Earth Day Going Green Resources.
Tom Szaky is the Co-Founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc. and has written “Revolution in a Bottle: From Worm Poop to a Garbage Empire That Is Redefining Green Business”
Szaky is Co-Founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc. and has written “Revolution in a Bottle: From Worm Poop to a Garbage Empire That Is Redefining Green Business”
BrightSight Group speaker and X PRIZE Chairman and CEO, Peter Diamandis has announced a $10 million Healthcare X PRIZE. This X PRIZE, according to the FastCompany article, “asks entrants to generate a 50% improvement in health value in a community of 10,000 people over a three-year period. “Health value” is defined as the combination of total cost and a community health index that measures factors like improved ability to climb stairs and reduction in emergency room visits.”
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=7395032&page=1BrightSight Group speaker and author of Revolution in a Bottle: From Worm Poop to a Garbage Empire That Is Redefining Green Business appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America this morning. The segment, “Turn Trash into Cash” aired a sneak preview of “Garbage Moguls” which premieres on National Geographic channel tonight at 9pm EST.
BrightSight Group speaker and author of Revolution in a Bottle: From Worm Poop to a Garbage EmpireThat Is Redefining Green Business Tom Szaky, is featured in National Geographic Channel’s “Garbage Moguls” premiering tonight at 9pm EST. Szaky, according to the show’s website is, “the genius behind the company. His employees are of the belief that he never sleeps. Has a way of making everyone believe they can achieve the goals he sets for them… until he walks away and they realize they’ve been duped.”
Danny Forster, BrightSight Group speaker and host of Build it Bigger is back with a new season tonight.
The season premiere is TONIGHT, Monday, April 20, at 10:00pm on The Science Channel. There will be a new episode each and every Monday night that will take you behind the scenes of some of the world’s most complex and audacious construction and architecture projects.
Danny Forster spent the past 8 months atop bridges in Hong Kong, in tunnels under Peru, and inside some of incredible buildings in Abu Dhabi.
Tonight’s episode is about the Dallas Cowboy’s new, 1.1 billion dollar stadium. Its one of the largest, most expensive sport arenas ever attempted, and (just for good measure), it will boast the world’s largest HD TV screen (80 feet tall and over 160 feet wide).
BrightSight Group speaker and author Andrew Hargadon has recently been awarded the Olympus Emerging Educational Leader Award. From the press release, “The award recognizes an individual who has inspired innovative thinking in students in a discrete area and whom the judges believe has the potential to make even greater contributions to the field in the future. “
Andrew Hardgadon is the author of, How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate