At A Glance

Opening Keynote

ErikaAndersen150x175Erika Andersen is the founding partner of Proteus, a coaching, consulting, and training firm that focuses on leader readiness. Over the past 30 years, Erika has developed a reputation for creating approaches to learning and business-building that are tailored to her clients’ challenges, goals, and culture. She and her colleagues at Proteus focus uniquely on helping leaders at all levels get ready and stay ready to meet whatever the future might bring.

Much of her recent work has focused on organizational visioning and strategy, executive coaching, and management and leadership development. In these capacities, she serves as consultant and advisor to the CEOs and/or top executives of a number of corporations, including NBCUniversal, Facebook, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, GE, HULU, and Madison Square Garden. Learn more »

Closing Keynote

Marilyn-Johnson150x175Marilyn Johnson is the author of This Book Is Overdue!; How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All (Harper Perennial, 2011), The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries (Harper Perennial, 2007), and most recently, Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble (Harper Perennial, 2015). Library Journal‘s welcome of This Book Is Overdue! by Francine Fialkoff, began “Just in time to lift the dispirited, a forthcoming book by a nonlibrarian captures the breathtaking transformations in the field in recent years and those responsible for them” and Bookpage called it “gloriously geeky…energetic, winningly acerbic and downright fun.” Read more about her work at


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