Adam Kreek


adam kreek bio pic 2013 resizeAdam Kreek is Management Consultant, Entrepreneur and Executive Coach. He teaches
strategies and skills of leadership, high performance and perseverance to corporate
teams globally through keynotes, workshops and online seminars.

Adam has taught hundreds of thousands of people at organizations including Microsoft,
General Electric, Mercedes-Benz, L’Oreal, Shell, Million Dollar Round Table, YPO,
TEDx, General Mills and hundreds of others.

A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold,
and multiple hall of fame inductions. In 2013, Adam made the first ever attempt to row
unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to America, the subject of the NBC
Dateline Documentary, Capsized .

In addition to his training and speaking, Adam is a journalist with CBC Sports, writing
on topics of health for peak performance, and works with various not-for-profit
organizations dedicated to bettering community health. Adam chairs the board of
Cowichan Energy Alternatives, a low carbon start-up on Vancouver Island that
specializes in biodiesel made from recycled vegetable oils, and community carbon
credits .

Adam is a spokesperson for Whitehall Spirit Rowing Boats and Clubs, and an active
volunteer with Power To Be, bettering the lives of disadvantaged and disabled youth
through cutting-edge outdoor adventure programming. He is a Big Brother, with Big
Brothers and Big Sisters, and has visited hundreds of schools across North America,
instilling in the next generation the idea that “ the secret to happy living is giving. ”

Adam sits on the board of Seattle-based Educational Non-profit OAR Northwest; he is a
former Board Member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, the BC Biofuels Network,
the Island Biodiesel Coop, and Clean Air Champions.

Adam holds a degree in Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrology from Stanford
University, and lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and three children.

“You row an ocean by taking one stroke at a time. You build a business by solving one problem at a time.
Make forward progress one inch at a time. Inch by inch. Repeat!” - Adam Kreek

Jack Uldrich


jack uldrich 3 resizeJack Uldrich is a well-­‐recognized global futurist, speaker, and author of eleven books, including 
a number of award-­‐winning best sellers. He is a frequent speaker on technology, change management 
and leadership and has addressed hundreds of corporations, associations and not-­‐for-­‐profit 
organizations on five continents. He regularly makes television appearances on the Science 
Channel’s “FutureScape” program and the Discovery Channel show “Inside Out,” and is a frequent 
guest on major media outlets, including CNN, CNBC and National Public Radio.

Jack is also an ongoing contributor on emerging technologies and future trends for a number of 
publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired Magazine and BusinessWeek.

Jack is a former naval intelligence officer and Defense Department official. He previously served 
as the director of the Minnesota Office of Strategic and Long-­‐Range Planning. His most recent 
book is Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow and his forthcoming 
book is Business as Unusual: How to Future-­‐Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today.