Ken Dychtwald, Keynote Speaker From launching his company Age Wave and coming to terms with his own aging process, Ken Dychtwald's Radical Curiosity makes sense of his first 70 years of life, offering invaluable life lessons through the lens of a man constantly seeking truth and self-discovery-- giving readers a glimpse into a visionary's extraordinary world, and a guide for claiming a powerful vision of one's own. Although Dr. Ken Dychtwald is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost experts on aging and longevity, Radical Curiosity offers an entirely different, and far more personal, perspective.
Josh Kornbluth is an American comedic autobiographical monologist based in the San Francisco Bay Area who has toured internationally, written, and starred in several feature films, and starred in a television interview show. These days he is working on a variety of projects after a long stint as an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute. In four years of all brain, all the time, learning about its many diseases, he developed a one-man show titled Citizen Brain, He will talk about aging.
Desiree Goyette A composer, arranger, vocalist, inspirational speaker, musical director, and voice-over actor, Désirée Goyette, is best known for her work on the Garfield and Peanuts animated television shows. She has been featured in numerous television specials including: Movie Blockbusters, The Lou Rawls Parade of Stars, Evening Magazine, Entertainment Tonight, The Romance of Betty Boop (as the voice of Betty!), and numerous talk-shows. Désirée also appeared for two years as co-host with Rich Little on the internationally syndicated The New You Asked for It Show. Performances on various recordings have afforded her two Grammy nominations and an appearance at Carnegie Hall. Desiree is delighted to present: EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN! A cabaret tribute to growing into the Golden Years with humor, grace, and curiosity! Featuring original music by Nancy Fox and Woody Weingarten.
David Wain Coon, Ed.D. became College of Marin’s 10th Superintendent/President in December 2010. Throughout his 30-year career in higher education, Dr. Coon has been recognized for his leadership locally, regionally, and nationally. He came to Marin following five successful years as President of Evergreen Valley College in San Jose where he championed a richly diverse student body and was recognized for being an inclusive and collaborative leader. Prior to Evergreen Valley College, Dr. Coon held several high-level administrative positions at various colleges in Washington State. Dr. Coon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Public Relations from Central Washington University, a Master of Education degree in Student Personnel Administration from Western Washington University and a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership with emphasis in Organization Development from Seattle University.