Former U.S. Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill, comedian Dennis Miller and Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, will be the ISSA keynote speakers for ISSA/Interclean North America, taking place Oct. 25 through 28, in Chicago.
These engaging and enlightening keynote speakers promise to deliver unique business insights, inspiration and entertainment.
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
O’Neill is co-founder of Your Grateful Nation, an organization that provides support to members of special operations as they return to civilian life. He was a senior chief petty officer and a team leader in the Naval Special Development Group, known as SEAL Team Six. During his career with the armed services, O’Neill was deployed more than a dozen times, participating in more than 400 combat missions. He will bring to the presentation his commitment to never quit, his understanding of the benefits of being prepared and his ability to make decisions under pressure. He will show attendees how they can apply and share these same values within their own companies and other aspects of life.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Miller is an award-winning comedian and political commentator. He has worked as a talk-show host, sports announcer, actor and author. His work on the “Weekend Update” segment on Saturday Night Live, Fox News’ "The O’Reilly Factor" and his syndicated radio show have critics describing his work as “topical, scathing brilliance.” Miller has also authored five books that have all been New York Times best sellers and has won five Emmy and three Writers Guild of America awards, including one for his critically acclaimed talk show Dennis Miller Live. He will serve up his brand of humor and insight that will appeal to everyone regardless of their political leanings.
Friday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m to 2 p.m.
Wozniak’s entrepreneurship and concept of what the future of technology should be led him to co-found and grow Apple. (His New York Times best-selling autobiography iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon, explains how he developed the Apple I computer, built his company and enjoyed the process.) Wozniak has continued his success as a chief scientist at Primary Data, a data virtualization company. His years of experience and countless innovations provide him with plenty of valuable insight to share with attendees for use in their own business endeavors, making him the perfect speaker to announce the overall top winner in the ISSA Innovation Award Program winners Friday, Oct. 28, at 12:00 p.m. His keynote will be an informal Q&A “chat” with ISSA's executive director, John Barrett. Attendees can submit their suggested questions to ISSA's marketing director, Lisa Richter at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 20.
For more information, visit issa.com/show.