Upcoming Events

Subbiah Viswanathan, COO of Apollo Hospitals

5 January 2018
Venue: TBC

Subbiah ViswanathanChief Operating Officer of Apollo Hospitals

Warren Rustand

15 January 2018
Venue: TBC

Warren Rustand : Speaks on Authentic Leadership, Taking to the next level, The Corporate Athlete, How to build successful, performance based families.

Warren S. Rustand is an entrepreneur, educator and public servant, having served as the appointments secretary to President Gerald Ford during Rustand's time as a White House Scholar.

He is past chairman of the World Presidents' Organisation (WPO aka YPO Gold), Dean of Learning on the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) MIT Birthing of Giants Program, and Dean of the EO Leadership Academy. He has served as CEO or Chairman of 17 companies and on the Board of Directors for 50 public, private and not-for-profit organisations. Mr Rustand is a regular speaker on the subject of Leadership.

Mr Rustand is the creator of the seminar "Public Policy and the Private Sector.", running annually since 1988. The seminar invites CEOs to meet with the highest-level people in government, media and lobbying, which enables them to better understand current issues, public policy and how the private sector can better engage in this process.

He currently serves as the international chairman of L3, a global leadership group focused on one’s contribution during the second half of life.


Ryan Avery "From being a leader to The Leader"

6 February 2018
Venue: TBC

Overview: Are you A leader or are you THE leader? Are you A sales consultant or are you THE sales consultant? Are you offering A product or THE product? Learn what differentiates A leader from THE leader and the strategies we need to know when switching from A to THE in our industry. It is no longer acceptable for you to go from good to “great” when you want to persuade others to take action and stand apart from your competition. Your competition is great. Their products are great. It is time to Go From A to THE® in your industry! Ryan Avery teaches the communication skills, strategies and insights the world’s best leaders and sellers use to get people to take action! After Ryan’s presentation, leaders leave knowing:


Objective 1: The major differences between what it means to be A vs. THE in your industry and how to make the switch

Objective 2: The communication strategies top leaders use to engage, motivate and get others to take action

Objective 3: The most powerful storytelling strategies leaders use to persuade and retain their customers

Outcome: Leaders and sales teams learn to sell and motivate others through the power of storytelling. They will develop communication and storytelling strategies to keep their audience and consumers engaged and ultimately… take action!

Igor Opeshansky (a.k.a. Vitruvian Physique) "Fitness Expert"

20 February 2018
Venue: TBC
Location: Bahrain

Igor Opeshansky (a.k.a. Vitruvian Physique) (born May 30, 1991) is a bodybuilder sponsored by Alphalete Athletics[1] (First male in the back from the left side, covering the letter "H"). Alongside his bodybuilding career he also actively runs his YouTube channel VitruvianPhysique[2] which was initially created back in 2014 (with it being more active since the Summer of 2015). He is a semi-regular bodybuilding & power-lifting competitor.

Igor has a BSc with a double major in Human Physiology and Economics from the University of Western Ontario[3] in Canada. He has worked 2 years in the financial district in downtown Toronto after graduating back in 2014. His "non-fitness" interests include American politics, science documentaries, and Japanese animated series (a.k.a. anime). He had been pretty into sports during adolescence (high school basketball, rugby, track) and played competitive volleyball outside of school with a team which went to the Jr. Olympics. He immigrated to Canada at the age of 4 and lived in and around Toronto his entire life.

Personal Life

Igor started training in the gym at an age of 14 years old, but even before that he had been doing light workouts at home using bodyweight exercises at an even younger age. Alongside the calisthenics, he used to do P90X in his basement with a single set of adjustable dumbbells with an addition of pull-ups using an I-beam in the ceiling.

His training was a mix of CrossFit and "bro-style" bodybuilding[4] throughout high school with an emphasis on chest, arms, whey protein, and chicken breast.

His training and nutrition vastly improved as he attending University at the age of 19. This improvement partially came from his ability to better control his own nutrition and training regiment. First squat/deadlift he ever performed was when he was 19. This resulted in the most noticeable and/or drastic improvement to his physique. Most likely because he had finally at this age begun to research and actually understand proper nutritional/training protocols. Igor has previously stated: "I really believe that had I trained/eaten properly, the first 4-5 years worth of physical development could have been achieved in ~6 months."


Rania Rostom "Leads Innovation at GE in the ME

5 March 2018
Venue: TBC

Rania Rostom is Chief Innovation Officer for GE in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, and is responsible for leading innovation strategy for the region. Her work is focused on finding solutions for our customers’ challenges through innovative and collaborative thinking and processes. She also leads GE’s Ecomagination and Healthymagination initiatives for MENAT. Through a network of regional GE Innovation Centers, globally-recognized open innovation challenges, and other initiatives, Rania has cemented GE as an essential part of the regional innovation ecosystem. She is a co-author of Mapping the Future of Work in MENAT. 

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