Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014
The event, which is one of the largest gatherings of chief executives in the world, brings together YPO members from 100 countries under the theme of “Connecting the Stars,” where guests will interact with stars from business, politics, technology, science, entertainment and more.
Keynote presenters include writer and film director James Cameron; astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson; video game pioneer Nolan Bushnell, co-founder and chairman of Brainrush; and Adam Bain, president of global revenue at Twitter.
“Los Angeles is the perfect place for our members to “connect with the stars” and engage with top innovators in diverse fields – men and women who are pushing the boundaries in their areas of expertise. In the spirit of YPO’s mission of Better Leaders Through Education and Idea ExchangeTM, it’s all about putting these leaders in a room together and letting the creative juices flow,” said Fulton Collins, 2013-2014 international chairman of YPO.
Past Global EDGE events (formerly called Global Leadership Summits) have been held in Istanbul, Singapore, Barcelona, Toronto, Cape Town, Sydney and other major cities and have featured prominent leaders including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak; King Abdullah II of Jordan; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson. The 2015 event is slated for Melbourne.
YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) is a not-for-profit, global network of young chief executives connected around the shared mission of becoming Better Leaders Through Education and Idea ExchangeTM. Founded in 1950, YPO today provides 21,000 peers and their families in more than 125 countries with access to unique experiences, world-class resources, alliances with top learning institutions, and specialized networks that help them enhance their business, community and personal leadership. Altogether, YPO member-run companies employ more than 15 million people around the world and generate US$6 trillion in annual revenues. For more information, visit http://www.ypo.org. Also see us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
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