John Hope Bryant is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Operation HOPE, the bestselling author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass), advisor to the last two sitting U.S. presidents, a thought leader, social entrepreneur and businessman in the business of empowerment.
On the heels of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he also spoke on his work and leadership philosophy, Latvian President Valdis Zatlers, on February 8th, 2010, received John Hope Bryant on behalf of the Republic of Latvia as the second speaker for the distinguished Latvia Presidential Speaker Series at Latvia University, on the topic of “Economic Reset, Love Leadership in a fear-based world, and financial literacy as a new civil right.” The series hosts recognized world leaders. Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and chairman of the World Economic Forum served as the inaugural speaker. Mr. Bryant is also a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum.
On February 1st, 2009, in the midst of the worst global economic crisis of a generation, thought leader John Hope Bryant was chosen to speak at the closing session for the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland joining Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and chairman of the World Economic Forum, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Professor Pekka Himanen of Finland, on the subject of “dignity for all.”
Thanks to Global Dignity board member Mrs. Irene Chu, Mr. Bryant will be making several speaking engagements in China and Hong Kong.
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