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World-renowned Leaders to Address Leadercast Audience at A-State


JONESBORO – Community and business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® at Arkansas State University's Centennial Hall in the Carl R. Reng Student Union on Friday, May 8, beginning at 8 a.m.

Leadercast is broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of sites around the world, including Jonesboro.

This year’s speaker lineup includes:

  • Andy Stanley -- Leadership author and communicator
  • Malala Yousafzai -- Nobel Laureate; Founder, The Malala Fund
  • Ed Catmull -- President of Pixar & Disney Animation Studios
  • Seth Godin -- Best-selling Author
  • Rudy Giuliani -- 107th Mayor of New York City (1993-2001)
  • Aja Brown -- Mayor, City of Compton
  • Bill McDermott -- CEO of SAP AG
  • Commander Rorke Denver -- Navy SEAL Commander & Author
  • Peyton Manning -- Super Bowl Winning Quarterback & 5-time NFL MVP
  • Bill & Giuliana Rancic -- Award-Winning Personalities & Co-Hosts of Leadercast

Last year, more than 130,000 leaders from 35 countries attended Leadercast.  Now in its 16th year, this full-day, experiential conference is on track to reach its largest audience to date.

Leadercast exists to positively change the way the world thinks about leadership. This year’s theme -- The Brave Ones -- challenges leaders to lead with a sense of bravery, possessing a posture of unrelenting boldness. Interested individuals are encouraged to bring friends or team members to experience Leadercast and discover "what it means to be a leader worth following."

Leadercast is being hosted by the Arkansas State University Delta Center for Economic Development.  For more detailed information about Leadercast, one may visit the website, www.leadercast.com.  For local ticketing information, one may contact Tara Watson at (870) 972-3000.

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