The Austin Experience

Welcome to the Austin Experience

Time and Location will be announced soon!

We are excited to meet you, hear you and exchange ideas to energize your desire to advance a human-first culture.
We are thrilled that you envision a better future and have joined this global movement.

Kimberly Davis: Best Selling Author of BRAVE LEADERSHIP; Leadership Educator, cultivating confident, authentic, and powerful leaders

An expert on authentic leadership, Kimberly Davis shares her inspirational message of personal power, responsibility, and impact with organizations across the country and teaches leadership programs world-wide; most notably, her program “OnStage Leadership” which runs in NYC and Dallas, TX.  Additionally, Kimberly teaches Authentic Influence and Executive Presence for Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Cox School of Business’ Executive Education Program, and partners with SMU in teaching for the Bush Institute’s Women’s Initiative Fellowship program (empowering female leaders from the middle east) and for the National Hispanic Corporate Council.

Kimberly is a TEDx speaker and her new book, Brave Leadership:  Unleash Your Most Confident, Authentic, and Powerful Self to Get the Results You Need, which has been named as the number one book to read in Inc. Magazine’s “The 12 Most Impactful Books to Read in 2018,” with a cover-endorsement by best-selling author Daniel Pink, is available at all on-line and brick-and-mortar bookstores everywhere.

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Garry Turner:  Creating & facilitating the safe spaces that support unleashing peoples innate brilliance

A game-changing thinker who develops strategies as to how to bring that thinking to life and implementation of the resulting solution.

This has been evidenced throughout my career and more recently by leading, with support, human-centered projects such an in-house L&D project ‘by the people for the people’ saving £100k over 2 years vs external provision & a cultural team transformation resulting in > 40% additions in both sales and margin terms, by designing work around and unleashing the potential of people.

– Keynote speaker on inter-departmental partnerships and the power of vulnerability

– Enthusiastic human-centered solution provider across design, leadership & learning

Particular areas of focus include:

– Cultural development (design & workshops)
– Sales development (design & workshops)
– Leadership safe spaces
– Mindset
– Trust
– Curiosity
– Wellbeing
– Listening
– Purpose & Values
– Inclusion

– Passionate about connecting human beings to one another that can serve the greater good

– International sales & marketing professional with a deep-seated passion for driving optimum results through & not in spite of people.

New Speakers to Be Announced Soon!

While many HumansFirst speakers and members will be joining us from around the country, we are program planning now and will make announcements soon!


Mike Vacanti: Catalyst for Positive Change, Speaker, Author of BELIEVERSHIP -The Superpower Beyond Leadership, Founder #HumansFirst Club

Mike believes, “It’s more than what we accomplish – it’s who we become along the journey!”
His mission is to help people discover their potential, embrace a growth mindset and achieve at inspired levels. Accelerating dramatic growth as a Team Performance Catalyst and Consultant for Strategic Innovation, Mike has transformed businesses and inspired people to perform at levels they didn’t think possible.
Following many years in advertising and marketing, He launched early stage start-ups & led M&A initiatives for publicly traded tech companies. Five-times he was thrust into the chaos of transformation and helped people navigate the doubt and fear of significant change. His teams exceeded expectations, consistently beat the challenge, learned a lot and had some fun.
These experiences sparked his passion for consulting, bringing the concept of “Genuine Talent” and “Believership” to people with the “I AM TEAM” program, to:

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HumansFirst Playground 

Welcome to the Playground!

This is a place to connect to and engage with our fast-growing global community of leaders, influencers and an incredibly diverse group of people from all over the world to explore a better path forward.