FNCE® 2018 is making history with its incredible lineup of keynote speakers. Join us for energetic presentations in politics, culinary inspirations and leadership skills.
Saturday, October 20
4 – 6 p.m.
Speaker: Judy Woodruff
How Media Influences Healthcare Today
Judy Woodruff has covered news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC and PBS, and is a recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Broadcast Journalism/Television. As one of the world’s most prominent journalists, Judy will bring pioneering reporting experience and insight into the changing political landscape.
About Judy Woodruff
National News Anchor and Journalist
For 12 years, Judy served as anchor and senior correspondent for CNN, where her duties included anchoring the weekday program, Inside Politics. At PBS from 1983 to 1993, she was the chief Washington correspondent for The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. From 1984-1990, she also anchored PBS’ award-winning weekly documentary series, Frontline with Judy Woodruff.
Woodruff is a founding co-chair of the International Women’s Media Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging women in communication industries worldwide. Woodruff is a graduate of Duke University, where she is a trustee emerita.
Monday, October 22
10 a.m. – noon
Photo Credit: Blair Getz Mezibov
Speaker: José Andrés
Changing the World through the Power of Food
A passionate advocate for food and hunger issues, José Andrés has been named Humanitarian of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. José will share inspirational stories about improving kitchens in schools and launching culinary projects to create jobs and opportunities around the world.
About José Andrés
Culinary Innovator and Television Personality
Named “Outstanding Chef” by the James Beard Foundation and recognized by TIME magazine on the “Time 100” list of most influential people in the world, José Andrés is an internationally recognized culinary innovator, passionate advocate for food and hunger issues, author, television personality and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup.
Tuesday, October 23
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Speaker: Simon T. Bailey
Shift Your Brilliance: Leading Amidst Uncertainty
Success magazine calls Simon T. Bailey one of the top 25 people who will help you reach your business and life goals through practical advice and specific tactics. Simon will address the strategies that empower individuals to lead without a title and stay relevant in every economy while escalating their impact.
About Simon T. Bailey
Bestselling Author and Chief Executive Officer
Simon’s expertise focuses on change, leadership and customer experience. He’s worked with over 1,500 organizations in 45 different countries. As an innovator, educator and executive advisor, speaker and author, he shapes the lives of men and women around the world.