President and CEO, Association for Talent Development
Tony Bingham is the president and CEO of the Association for Talent Development, formerly ASTD, the world’s largest professional association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. Tony works with a staff of 130, a Board of Directors, and a worldwide network of volunteers to empower professionals to develop talent in the workplace.
Tony believes in creating a culture of engaged, high-performing teams that deliver extraordinary results. Deeply passionate about change, technology, and the impact of talent development, his focus is on adding value to ATD members and the global community of talent development professionals. He believes that aligning talent development efforts to business strategy, while utilizing the power of social and mobile technology for learning, is a key differentiator in business today.
CEO, CSP, Consultant, Trainer, Speaker
Liz Weber has presented in 22 countries and is one of fewer than 100 professional speakers in the United States to hold the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Certified Management Consultant (CMC)—the highest earned designations in two different professions. Liz understands the unique challenges of chapter leadership. In addition to serving as a volunteer leader for various local and regional associations, she served on the board of the National Speakers Association for six years. There she chaired its Strategic Planning Committee for four years in addition to serving on the executive compensation, leadership, and executive committees. Liz twice won the President’s Award for Service for chairing two of global task forces for the association.
Known for her candor, clear insights, and straightforward approach, Liz is a sought-after management consultant and speaker. She has supervised business activities in 129 countries and consulted with organizations in more than 20 countries; she has designed and facilitated conferences from Bangkok to Bonn and from Tokyo to Tunis. Liz also has taught for the Johns Hopkins University’s Graduate School of Continuing Studies as well as the Georgetown University’s Senior Executive Leadership Program. She holds an MBA in international business.