Keynote Speakers 

Mike Breen  


Mike Breen Senior Director of the International Office, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce 

As senior director of the international department, Mike is responsible for international business development, and logistics and distribution projects. Because of his work in the Netherlands, Mike was asked by the Netherlands government in 2012 to become the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He is responsible for North Florida and South Georgia and represents the King in diplomatic and economic development duties. Mike will be addressing issues of infrastructure, capacity and changing customer needs in the Jacksonville logistics market.


Pegine   Pegine Echevarria Leadership, Business and Motivational Speaker, Team Pegine Inc. 

Leadership speaker, motivational speaker, and business speaker Pegine is in the Motivational Speaker Hall of Fame. A leadership speaker, motivational speaker, and business speaker Pegine, consultant, personal coach, and author who teaches business, relationship, and leadership for people in a diverse world. Motivational leadership business speaker Pegine speaks to leaders and business owners who want to have impact, influence and inspire others. They want to engage, market and reach diverse communities. Pegine will be addressing leadership and motivation dynamics in the workplace. 


Michael Morris   Michael Morris Clinical Professor, University of Florida 

Michael Morris is the George and Lisa Etheridge Professor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Florida. He founded the EESA program in 1997 at the University of Cape Town. Formerly the Mitchell Chair in Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University and the Witting Chair at Syracuse University, his entrepreneurship programs have consistently been ranked among the top ten by US News and World Report, Fortune Small Business, and the Princeton Review/ Entrepreneur Magazine. Michael will discuss entrepreneurial revolutions and implications in business and academics.