keynote & breakouts

nick gianoulis

Nick is the founder of the fun dept., a consulting and training company that has been featured on CNN, BBC News, Washington Post, TEDx and numerous other media outlets.  its clients range from Fortune 100 companies to those with as few as 10 employees.  known as “the godfather of fun”, he began his company after experiencing firsthand the enhanced culture and business results of fun during his 20-year corporate management tenure with a company that embraced a “work hard, play hard” culture.  the model he believes so passionately in is fully outlined in the book he co-authored, Playing It Forward (Fun Dept. 2015).

his company has delivered more fun in the workplace than any other company in the world, creating brief, consistent and engaging activities into the corporate culture for long term sustainable results.  in 2017 the fun dept. partnered with Delivering Happiness, the leading culture experts borne out of the Zappos culture and best selling book. in 2018 Gianoulis created break box, a custom product solution to help employees live and sustain company values.

in his presentation “fun as an engagement and culture strategy,” Nick reveals the effective science and process of delivering fun in a manageable and sustainable format. he uses a highly engaging and interactive workshop style to communicate his message. participants will learn the process of creating brief, cost-effective programming specific to their culture.

jenn lim

in 2010, Jenn Lim led the launch of Delivering Happiness [the book] which has sold almost one million copies worldwide and hit #1 on bestsellers lists like the New York Times, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal.

after the book’s launch, organizations around the world wanted to learn how to bring profits, passion, and purpose to their company cultures but didn’t know how to start. so Delivering Happiness [the coach|sultancy] was created! since then, Jenn has shared her expertise as a thought leader in culture change using principles from the science of happiness, along with her 15+ years of culture experience from Zappos and DH to create profitable, sustainable cultures in organizations around the world.