Keynote Speakers


Keynote Speakers

BJ Fogg

BJ Fogg, PhD
Session: Tiny Is Mighty: Designing a Sure Path to Lasting Change
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BJ Fogg, PhD, is a behavior scientist at Stanford University, where he directs research and innovation at the Behavior Design Lab. He also teach his models and methods in graduate seminars. On the industry side, BJ trains innovators to use his work so they can create solutions that influence behavior. The focus areas include health, financial wellbeing, learning, productivity, and engagement.

BJ created a new method of habit formation called Tiny Habits. Using his online platform and email, he has personally coached over 40,000 people in creating habits. Fortune Magazine named BJ a "New Guru You Should Know" for his insights about mobile and social networks.  He has a forthcoming book about Behavior Design, entitled “Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything."

Brad Cooper

Brad Cooper, MBA, MSPT, ATC, CWC, PhD Candidate
Session: #BetterThanYesterday:Evidence…Opportunity…Application
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Mr. Brad Cooper, MSPT, ATC, MBA, MTC founded US Corporate Wellness, Inc. in 2000 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cooper is a nationally recognized thought leader in the health and wellness industry. He is a Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer and served as Executive for a Fortune 500 health care organization. He has spoken professionally in all 50 states to organizations ranging from the US Navy to the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Olympic Training Center. Mr. Cooper is also the author of 4 books, including the latest release by Thompson Publishers titled Employee Wellness: Implementing a High Impact, High ROI Program.


Chris Wharton, PhD 

Session: Attacking Excess Through Values-Based Behavior Change: A Sustainability Orientation to Health
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Professor Christopher Wharton is Assistant Dean of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives at ASU's College of Health Solutions and a researcher in the Health Lifestyles Research Center. He is also a Senior Sustainability Scientist and faculty coordinator of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. His research interests include lifestyle-wide behavior change, voluntary simplicity, plant-based diets, food systems and sustainability, food waste, screen time behaviors, and active commuting.