Thought Leader Bios

John P. Milton
Corporate shaman, Founder of The Way of Nature, and Sacred Passage wilderness solos, author of Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature. John guides global leaders into an encounter with nature that allows them to find a deeper purpose and unleash the creativity needed to live that purpose.

Angeles Arrien
Cultural anthropologist, educator, corporate consultant, Founder of Angeles Arrien Foundation for Cross-Cultural Education and Research. Author of The Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer and Visionary.

Richard Strozzi-Heckler
Co-founder and President of Strozzi Institute and author of The Leadership Dojo and In Search of the Warrior Spirit. An international consultant on leadership and mastery, he has spent more than three decades researching, developing and teaching the practical application of somatics (the unity of language, action and meaning) to business leaders and executive managers.

Richard Leider
Founder and Chairman of The Inventure Group and author of Repacking Your Bags and Claiming Your Place At The Fire. Richard has led annual Inventure Expedition walking safaris in East Africa for over 20 years.

Betty Sue Flowers
Poet, editor, educator, business consultant and former Director of the LBJ Presidential Library. Co-author of Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations and Society.