XYZ University’s presentations have been described as “thought provoking” and “a wake-up call”. We've engaged audiences worldwide through programs ranging from intimate, collaborative workshops to riveting keynotes. No matter the size of your audience, our lineup of speakers will be fired up and ready to inspire.Book a speaker
Elisa is a workforce strategy and innovation expert. Prior to becoming a speaker and trainer, she held senior roles in such notable companies as Kellogg’s, Coca-Cola, and Federated Department Stores. She brings these executive management insights to her presentations, helping organizations navigate workforce shifts, engage young professionals, and implement future-focused talent strategies.
Jodie has spent the last 20 years working with younger generations -- building relationships and seeking to understand what motivates and engages them. She is a bridge-builder and educator, with a passion for helping different generations understand each other and how to work together for a stronger workplace. Prior to becoming a speaker and consultant, she was the Area Director of a non-profit organization and brings her unique combination of leadership and relational experience to XYZ University. Jodie also has a background in sketch comedy and uses that to bring humor and warmth to this challenging topic.
In her role as the Director of Next Generation Intelligence at XYZ University, Mary Gillen educates organizations about Millennials and Gen Z through marketing, research, training, and consulting. A Millennial herself, coupled with a background in marketing and membership roles, Mary provides valuable perspective on how to drive stronger engagement with younger generations.
Director of Strategy and Innovation at XYZ University, Sonja is passionate about growing intentionally. She isn’t afraid to ask tough questions that break down barriers and lay the groundwork for success. A Master of Nonprofit Studies coupled with leadership roles in nonprofit and membership organizations have equipped her with a unique perspective on mission-driven management. Sonja draws upon her experience to help organizations uncover opportunities and develop young talent.
When you book one of our speakers, you're getting more than a presentation. We're are a passionate community of gap-bridgers dedicated to equipping you with the tools you need to overcome generational hurdles within your team, company or industry.
Our goal is to turn on the light bulb for your a-ha moment. With an XYZ University speaker, your audience will learn something new and gain practical solutions that can be immediately applied.
Backed by years of experience and supported by solid research, our interactive presentations have wowed audiences worldwide. In addition to generational expertise, presenters have backgrounds working in membership, marketing, corporate innovation, talent development, and management roles.
In-depth training sessions customized to meet your organization's needs. Participants learn through a variety of team building exercises and group discussions. Workshops are available in half-day (3-4 hour) sessions or full day (4-6 hour) sessions.
Build on the energy generated by our internationally renowned keynotes, giving participants access to additional education and interactive training via a 1-2 hour workshop. (60 min keynote + 60-120 min workshop)
Customized and interactive, webinars are available on-demand (recorded for future reference) and/or presented live (30-60 minutes).
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