Speaker Bios

Sara Ross

The Future of Leadership: How Your Team Can Thrive in a Pressure Economy

Sara Ross is a Speaker and the Chief Vitality Officer at BrainAMPED, a research and strategy firm dedicated to redefining how we succeed at work and thrive in life by sharing brain-based, vitality-enhancing strategies to create healthier, happier, high performing leaders. Sara is a contributor at Thrive Global and her work is earning her a reputation as a fresh and thought-provoking voice in the discussions of leadership, work-life balance, emotional intelligence and organizational health.

Dave Clement

Growth Strategy for BSC’s

Dave Clement is a Senior Director in Simon-Kucher & Partners’ New York City office. Dave has been with Simon-Kucher for about a decade, focusing on customer segmentation, go-to-market strategy, price setting and implementation, product / service design and sales excellence for business service companies among other types of organization.

Will Humsi

Growth Strategy for BSC’s

Will Humsi is a Partner in Simon-Kucher & Partners’ B2B services practice covering various end-market industries including food service, janitorial and sanitation, and business outsourcing services. Will is based out of Atlanta and helps companies grow via go-to-market, sales, and pricing transformations.

Dylan Vest

Growth Strategy for BSC’s

Dylan Vest is a Manager in Simon-Kucher & Partners’ Atlanta office, specializing in B2B pricing, turnarounds and sales strategy. Dylan has been with Simon-Kucher for three years and focuses on quick-impact pricing and sales improvements in the business services and manufacturing spaces.

René Rodriguez

The Psychology of Neuroleadership within Your Company’s Culture

René Rodriguez is entertaining, but he is NOT an entertainer. His clients describe him as "powerful", "thought provoking", and "authentic". They say things like, "you could hear a pin drop as everyone was so captivated." Rene's engaging speaking style, backed by his scientific approach, makes him a top-rated speaker at every event. For the last 20 years, René has researched and applied behavioral neuroscience as a dynamic keynote speaker, leadership advisor, world class sales expert, and renowned speaker coach. 

Yasser Youssef

Next Level Leadership - In Search of Meaning & Significance

Yasser Youssef is responsible for The Budd Group’s primary operating units: janitorial, landscape and facility support services. His goal is the seamless integration of all operating divisions into a cohesive business unit, returning high value to customers, employees and shareholders by leveraging each division’s unique benefits.

Yasser has served on the board of BSCAI and served as president in 2014. He also serves on the board of the National Service Alliance (NSA). Yasser is involved in a variety of community activities such as Young Life, and Hospice. He speaks and writes on various topics related to leadership, which can be viewed on his blog, The Path to Lead.