Keynote Speakers

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez 

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an advocate, leader, activist and hip hop artist. He has been on the frontlines of the climate and environmental movement since the age of 6.

Recently named to Time’s Next 100 list, Martinez has felt called to change the narrative on what it means to be an activist from an early age. Still a youth, Martinez has spoken multiple times at the U.N. and served on panels alongside Bernie Sanders, Van Jones, Shailene Woodley, Bill McKibben and Pharrell Williams.

Martinez has also been a guest on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” and “Real Time with Bill Maher.” He’s been featured multiple times on PBS, Showtime, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Upworthy, Vogue, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, CNN, MSNBC, HBO, Netflix and VICE.

Martinez is known for his unique talent in connecting people through popular culture and sharing the message of his indigenous roots to better serve the planet and reimagine the future for his generation.


 
Seth Godi 

Seth Godin

Seth Godin is an entrepreneur, bestselling author and speaker. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 20 bestselling books, including “The Dip,” “Linchpin,” “Purple Cow,” and “What To Do When It’s Your Turn (And It’s Always Your Turn).”

His latest book is “The Practice,” which has become another bestseller.

By focusing on everything from effective marketing and leadership, to the spread of ideas and changing everything, Godin has been able to motivate and inspire countless people around the world to – you guessed it – be the change.

Godin realizes the climate crisis and sustainability have a marketing problem. With the help of hundreds of volunteer collaborators, they created the book “The Carbon Almanac: It’s Not Too Late” to address the challenge.

Godin has been inducted into three Hall of Fames over his career, including the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, the Guerrilla Marketing Hall of Fame and the Marketing Hall of Fame. Being in three Hall of Fames is “pretty cool,” per Godin.