Speakers & Breakout Sessions

Believers in Business hosts men and women who are leading voices in their spheres of influence within business. These speakers come from diverse backgrounds and bring a breadth of experience to this year's conference.

2018 Keynote Speakers

National Director, InterVarsity's MBA Ministry
Partner in McKinsey & Company
Pastor CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ
CEO & Co-Founder at Praxis Labs
Former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Breakout Sessions

  • Purpose and Productivity (The Lift Seminar)
  • Generosity, hosted by Generous Giving
  • Dealing with Disappointment
  • Sexism in the Workplace
  • Kingdom Opportunities Working Overseas, hosted by GoLiveServe

Purpose and Productivity (The Lift Seminar)

Co-founder of Saturn Five, author of The MBA Oath


CEO of Verisk Analytics
Finance/Equity Derivatives
Generous Giving

Dealing with Disappointment

Author, co-chair of the Theology of Work Project
President of Agecroft Partners
Serial Entrepreneur
Senior Consultant with L.E.K. Consulting

Sexism in the Workplace

Professor of Management, Government and Economics at Seattle Pacific University
Executive Director of Fuller's Max De Pree Center for Leadership
Chair, Opportunity Transformation Investments, Inc.
Manager, Global Human Resources for American Express

Kingdom Opportunities Working Overseas

Director, Scale Growth at Microsoft Tech for Social Impact, Microsoft Philanthropies
Founder and Chief Software Architect at Liferay
Regional Manager for CPI, Business Case Competition Director for GoLiveServe

Men's Lunch Panel

Executive Director and Principal Consultant of LEAD.NYC’s Voca Center
Seasoned Wall Street Professional
General Manager, Media & Entertainment

Women's Lunch Panel

Executive Director, Global Marketing at The Estee Lauder Companies
National Director of InterVarsity's Women in the Academy and Professions
Adjunct Professor at St. John's University and LIM College
Vice President of Branding and Communications, Brookfield Asset Management