Reinventing Video Meetings


Let's face it, online meetings are here to stay.  Yet this opens up exciting opportunities that were previously out of reach.

Case in point, Nextup has introduced an innovative new fee structure built specifically for the needs of virtual meetings.  Now you can not only affordably add world-renown speakers to your online meetings, but you can use any combination of speakers in creative ways that suit the pressing needs of your organization.  Our speakers are seasoned pros, delivering thought-leadership and motivation to your attendees.





How do you do more than just survive during do you come out the other end stronger and more resilient? How do we build a more resilient life, and better prepare our companies and teams to face challenges in the future.  This presentation is one of those rare leadership experiences that is strategic and inspirational at the same time, and can light up your next online meeting.

TARYN STEJSKAL, Ph.D. is the leading authority on resilience leadership.  She is the former head of Nike's Global Executive Leadership Development, and is author of her upcoming book, Flourish or Fold: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People.


In the mist of one of the biggest disruptions in our lifetime, we are depending on technologies more than ever. In the process our lives are being consumed by an ever growing volume of noise.  How do we stand out and get heard when everyone is inundated with wave after wave of excessive information and content? This high energy presentation is designed so that every member of your organization can stand out from the crowd and capture the attention of the world.

JAMIE MUSTARD is a leading brand strategist and author of the award-winning book, The Iconist: The Art and Science of Standing Out.  


Clearly there is no sitting on the sidelines anymore. One of the most stunning and lingering things about the global pandemic is that suddenly everyone is being thrust into this new era, together. Ready or not. Emerging from this are four massive shifts in awareness and behavior that are reshaping our understanding of business, society, technology and ourselves... and offer a lot of hope ahead.

NANCY GIORDANO is the world's leading strategic futurist.  She is the Founder & CEO, Play Big Inc., the Post-digital Futurist at Kungfu AI, and is one of the “World’s Top Female Futurists” and Top 7 “Women of Influence on the Future of Leadership”.


To grow thru hard times we must first understand how incredibly deceptive and profound the hard times can be to each person.  Chronic Threat Response, caused by traumatic disruptions, take a toll on the physical and mental well-being of each of us, and can dictate our long-term performance potential. Learn how to build skills to not only overcome stressful ordeals, but to create post disruptive growth as a result.  

SHAUNA SPRINGER, Ph.D. is one of the world's leading experts on Trauma, Moral Injury, and Transition Stress. Known as “Doc Springer”, she is a trusted advisor for a vast network of veterans, military families and fellow thought leaders, helping our nation’s warriors confront and overcome the challenges they face.


With the pandemic disruption to our businesses and industries, leadership has to become more agile, creative, and resilient, and the mindset of our organizations has become more important than ever. Being open and flexible, finding creative solutions, restoring customer relationships, and growing new ones, are now at a premium in the new business environment.

ROBERT SAFIAN is the pioneer in the field of flux leadership.  He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company and the former Managing Editor of Money, Fortune, TimeHe is the Founder of The Flux Group and Host of Masters of Scale with LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman.


The bigger the disruption, the greater the potential of new opportunities. This online presentation explores how to create an innovation culture that can quickly pivot to new and promising opportunities that emerge from the wreckage. Learn how to greatly increase the volume of ideas from every person in your company and maximizes your chance to create innovation that matters.

DEBORAH PERRY PISCIONE is an innovation expert, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the Innovation Capital of the World, and The Risk Factor: Why Every Organization Needs Big Bets, Bold Characters, and the Occasional Spectacular Failure. 


The world was already shifting quickly before the pandemic we are struggling to keep our organizations afloat. The growth of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Health, Online Communications, Digital Finance, Security Theft, and so much more, are now critical factors to our future growth.   We need to transition from traditional–linear to entrepreneurial–exponential, by incubating ideas, investing in startups, acquiring runaway successes, and partnering with companies that provide strategic advantages. Bold leaders disrupt themselves before someone else disrupts them.

TARUN WADHWA is a Visiting Instructor at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering in Silicon Valley and a Visiting Fellow at Emory University’s Department of Political Science.

VIVEK WADHWA  is a Distinguished Fellow & Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon's School of Engineering at Silicon Valley and Distinguished Fellow at the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School.