Keynote speakers

Dr. Lindsay Bira

Dr. Lindsay Bira is a TEDx speaker, clinical health psychologist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and corporate health and wellness influencer. She received her Ph.D. in clinical health psychology from University of Miami, was a clinical fellow for Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine and completed an additional 2-year fellowship in trauma psychology. Her clinical research relates to treating posttraumatic stress disorder in the military as well as a range of issues in private practice, and she is particularly passionate about bridging the gap between the complex but important research world and the public. She speaks to wide audiences and corporate communities about how stress influences wellbeing and how we can take control of our brains in counterintuitive ways to override problematic patterns. Dr. Bira has been featured by Women’s Health Magazine, Texas Public Radio, KSAT and more for her work in mindfulness, brain health, and wellbeing.

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee is the Executive Director of Learning and Development at JB Training Solutions. With a robust background in luxury hospitality, human resources, and training, Jennifer has more than ten years of training experience. As the former Learning and Development Director at the AAA Five Diamond-rated Waldorf Astoria Chicago and the former Learning Manager at The Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Jennifer brings a rich perspective in leadership, sales, management, service, hospitality and presentation skills training.

Today, Jennifer works with major companies including Hu-Friedy, Omnicom Group, Subaru, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Group, and Eli Lilly. She is a qualified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator administrator and certified in California Psychological Inventory 260. Jennifer was recognized by The New York Times for the training she developed to foster "intuitive service" in organizations and by Forbes for her expertise on executive presence for women. In 2016, Jennifer was rated #2 out of 214 speakers at the National Society for Human Resource Management Conference.