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Monday, April 18 • 6:00pm - 6:30pm
KEYNOTE: Finding Success Through Passion & Reinventing Your Brand Along the Way

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With modesty and humor, Tony tells the story behind his unprecedented success from skateboarder to CEO, and the secrets behind his lasting appeal. Tony explains how he continued to grow his audience via new media and as an early adopter of social media as a way to communicate to his technology savvy followers. Authenticity has served him well in all his achievements and his journey has shaped many of his fundamental values, including his huge desire to win, his strong sense of realism and ultimately, giving back.

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Jon Fortt

Co-Anchor, Squawk Alley, CNBC
Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC’s  "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he was an on-air editor based at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working... Read More →

Keynote Speakers
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Tony Hawk

Legendary Skateboarder & Entrepreneur, Founder, The Tony Hawk Foundation
Legendary Skateboarder & 
EntrepreneurFounder, The Tony Hawk Foundation Tony Hawk was nine years old when his brother changed his life by giving him a blue fiberglass Bahne skateboard. By fourteen he’d turned pro, and by sixteen he was widely considered the best skateboarder... Read More →

Monday April 18, 2016 6:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
The eMerge Stage