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William has been organising events since the early 1990s. He is regarded as one of the thought leaders in Europe on meeting design and has been running cutting edge events for the last ten years. In 2018 William ran the first dedicated homelessness hackathon in Scotland. He looked to create real world, impactful, practical solutions to the dire homelessness situation in Scotland and his hackathon delivered. As well as a leading eventprof, William is and international speaker and author. William is Director of Gallus Events, an event consultancy and event management business and CEO of Practically Perfect PA, Europe’s largest online resource for Executive Assistants.
Murdock is VP of Sales at Experient. He is passionate about inspiring his team to be curious and encourages collaboration across all departments. He holds a BS in Business from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. Prior to Experient, Jamie led the national sales team for Disney Destinations. He also held leadership roles at Hyatt, and Gaylord Hotels, where he was recognized as the Sales Person of the Year and received its CEO’s Leadership Excellence Award. Most recently he was awarded Citizen of the Year by Experient and named one of the Top 500 People in Events by BizBash.
Program Director, Back on My Feet Greater Los Angeles
Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit, combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Our primary focus is assisting our members, those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, in gaining employment and ultimately self-sufficiency. Illah began volunteering with Back on My Feet in 2015 because she had personally experienced the determination, discipline, and self-confidence built through running and the power of transferring those triumphs to other areas of life. She began working for Back on My Feet a year later and currently serve as the Program Director for the Greater Los Angeles chapter where she has the privilege of playing a hands-on role in the success of their members.
Having spent a good portion of her career as an event experience design consultant, Donna’s now building a dynamic collaboration community for executives age 55+ who are striving to make a smooth segue from full-time job to part-time consulting gig. With Retirepreneur.com, Donna’s championing a movement to help others design flexible and fulfilling encore careers.