2019 JETC Keynote Speakers Tampa, FL
Performance Coach of the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals,
Renowned Everest Adventurer &
CEO of LiveOutThere.com
The rare combination of internationally acclaimed adventurer and business CEO, Jamie Clarke is one of a handful of people in the world who have climbed the Seven Summits—including two summits of Mt. Everest—and is the creator of the successful outdoor retail company, LiveOutThere.com, which has been named one of Canada’s fastest growing businesses. Illustrating strong similarities between leading an expedition and an organization, Jamie brings audiences on a unique journey on which he demonstrates the power of teamwork, innovative thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit to conquer any goal. A captivating storyteller with high energy, humor, and palpable passion, Jamie’s insights have led organizations like IBM, Audi, Kraft and the Washington Capitals to seek out his expertise on leadership, teambuilding and perseverance. With memorable and relevant takeaways about defining and achieving success, effective leadership in dynamic environments and aligning your team to overcome obstacles, Jamie challenges participants to consider their own Everest, and inspires them to unleash the drive from within that propels adventurers and business leaders alike to new heights.
Medal of Honor Recipient
Author of New York Times Best Seller "Into the Fire"
Sergeant Dakota Meyer is a Marine Corps veteran and the recipient of the Medal of Honor, the military’s highest honor. He is the first living Marine to have received the medal since 1973 and is also one of the youngest. Through five successive missions, he helped save the lives of 13 American and 23 Afghan troops. President Barack Obama awarded Meyer the medal on September 15, 2011. Meyer was also inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon. He addresses motivation, courage, leadership, believing in yourself, doing what is right, and what happened that day in Afghanistan.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL GIOVANNI K. TUCK
Director for Logistics, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.Lt. Gen. Giovanni K. Tuck is the Director for Logistics, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. As the J4, he integrates logistics planning and execution in support of global operations and assists the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in fulfilling his responsibilities as the principal military advisor to the President and Secretary of Defense. General Tuck graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is a command pilot with more than 4,800 flying hours and has served in numerous supervisory and leadership positions to include the Commander of the 905th Air Refueling Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota; Commander of the 15th Airlift Wing at Hickam AFB, Hawaii; Commander of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia, Commander of the Defense Logistics Agency, Energy, and the Commander of 18th Air Force. Lieutenant General Tuck has deployed supporting operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Prior to his current assignment, General Tuck was the Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott AFB, Illinois.