MAX: Market.Act.eXchange features short presentations at approximately 15 minutes each.
MAX: Market.Act.eXchangeTM, our short-form conference track, is designed to take your career and firm beyond the norm of just another job at just another firm. Some of the brightest stars in the A/E/C industries will share how they turned what they love into what they do.
You’ll hear stories about innovation, leadership, networking, and successful professional relationships.
Meet our three Build Business 2021 MAX speakers and get ready to be inspired:
Kai Kight: Compose Your World
Read Kai’s exclusive interview in the June 2021 Marketer.
As a classical violinist turned innovative composer, Kai Kight uses music as a metaphor to inspire individuals and organizations across the world to compose paths of imagination and fulfillment. He translates insights into takeaways that audiences can easily infuse into their own lives and work environments.
A product of Stanford University’s design and engineering program, the d. School, Kai was both a Mayfield Fellow and Kleiner Perkins Design Fellow. He has proven himself as a leader of the next generation of innovative and entrepreneurial talent. As a musician, Kai has performed his original music for thousands in venues across the world, from the White House to the Great Wall of China. As a speaker, he has created impactful experiences for audiences at conferences, companies, and universities internationally. Some of his clients include The Walt Disney Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Super-bowl winning Seattle Seahawks.
Ben Nemtin: Resilience & Five Steps to Make the Impossible Possible
In a separate session, "5 Steps To Make the Impossible Possible," Ben will share his system of achieving impossible goals by demystifying daunting tasks and turning dreams into projects. He’ll help your team create inspiration through action and accountability. Attendees will learn how to accomplish seemingly impossible goals; identify the No. 1 thing that holds them back; unbury their dreams; and create a plan of action.
Read Ben’s exclusive interview in the June 2021 Marketer.
Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want to Do Before You Die? and a star of The Buried Life., MTV's highest rated show ever on iTunes and Amazon. As cofounder of The Buried Life movement, Ben has been featured on The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, FOX, and NBC News. President Obama called Ben and The Buried Life “inspiration for a new generation” and Oprah declared their mission “truly inspiring.”
An acclaimed keynote speaker, Ben has headlined business conferences and Fortune 100 leadership teams around the world. He is recognized as one of the World’s Best Motivational Speakers as well as World’s Top Organizational Culture Thought Leaders by Global Gurus (2019, 2020).
Leah Boltz, CPSM: Finding Our Pinnacles Beyond Life’s False Peaks
As leaders, we must keep going tenaciously, with vision and strength—for ourselves, our teams, our companies, and even our families.
Read more in Leah’s exclusive interview in the June 2021 Marketer.
Leah R. Boltz, CPSM, is principal, marketing, business development, and outreach at Bettisworth North Architects and Planners in Anchorage, AK. Boltz has been named a Top 40 Under 40 by the Alaska Journal of Commerce. She’s a past TEDxAnchorage speaker and co-founder, past-president, and Society liaison for SMPS Alaska.
For the full playlist of previous MAX sessions, please click here. Stay tuned for information about the MAX sessions taking place at Build Business this year.