Growth, Transformation and Innovation

HighTower Apex 2015 was developed to promote growth, transformation, and innovation in the financial services industry. The conference’s theme “Gateway to Growth”, reflects the event’s emphasis on advancing the financial services industry, generating new thinking, and addressing the trends and challenges that will shape the space for years to come.
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Keynote Speakers

  • Jeffrey Gundlach is CEO and CIO of DoubleLine. He is recognized as an expert in bond and fixed-income investments.

    Gundlach’s investment strategies have been featured in such publications as the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes and Fortune. In 2010, he was named to the SmartMoney Power 30. Gundlach holds a B.A. in mathematics and philosophy from Dartmouth College and attended Yale University as a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics.

  • Daniel H. Pink is the author of 5 provocative best-selling books about business, work, and management. His books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.

    Pink’s latest work, To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, offers a fresh look at the art and science of sales. Using a mix of social science, survey research and rich stories, the book reveals the 3 personal qualities and 3 specific skills necessary for effectively and ethically persuading, influencing, and moving others. To Sell is Human is a #1 New York Times business best seller, a #1 Wall Street Journal business best seller, and a #1 Washington Post nonfiction best seller.