CRN announces “Now, New, Next” conference speakers

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has announced the slate of featured speakers for its upcoming "Now, New, Next" conference.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, D.C.) has announced the featured speakers of its “Now, New, Next” conference, taking place on October 20-22, 2021 at Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, CA. This is the first live event hosted by the trade association since the pandemic broke out.

“It’s time for a reset,” said CRN president and CEO Steve Mister, in a press release. “After nearly two years apart, the supplement community’s executives are ready to experience big ideas, bolstered by fellowship.”

The slate of speakers includes:

  • Suneel Gupta, the bestselling author of “Backable: The Surprising Truth Behind Breakthrough Ideas” and Harvard instructor who teaches non-entrepreneurs and executives how to think entrepreneurially. Gupta’s presentation will reveal the surprising truth behind the way great leaders manage burnout while speeding up innovation and reaching peak performance.
  • Ginny Clarke, the former Google executive who led diversity, internal mobility, and non-tech recruiting the company’s executive recruiting function and co-founded the diversity practice for global search firm, Spencer Stuart, will reveal leadership problems that result in diversity and business issues. In this candid talk, Clarke will provide solutions to root causes of the lack of diversity in organizations.
  • Ronald Brownstein, CNN’s senior political analyst, senior editor for The Atlantic, and contributing editor for the National Journal, will explore how the pandemic illuminated partisan, racial, economic, and geographic divides and what it takes to build the consensus needed to move forward.
  • Marci Rossell, PhD, a trusted name in financial reporting and economics, former chief economist for CNBC, and co-host of Squawk Box, will examine seismic shifts impacting business, including the pandemic, cyberterrorism, environmental disasters, regulatory changes, and more.
  • Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, MFPM, former executive vice president, chief medical officer, and chief patient officer at Pfizer, Inc., will examine the disparities in health and nutrition in America and what the dietary supplement industry can do to help.