Chris McGinnis is the Founder of the Travel Skills Group, and the purveyor of the popular travelskills.com website which offers money-saving, comfort-enhancing travel advice, with a business travel bent. During Chris’ more than 25 years in the industry he’s done it all -- from being the travel columnist for BBC.com to travel correspondent for CNN Headline News. His popular Frequent Travel Advisor column is a mainstay on SFgate.com, the website of his adopted-hometown newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle. Chris regularly comments about travel trends on TV, and creates occasional special business/luxury travel sections for the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Bloomberg-BusinessWeek magazines. The author of two books on business travel, Chris is a regular speaker and panel moderator.
For more than 30 years, Jeffrey Shaw has been a portrait photographer whose images have appeared in numerous publications, including People and O Magazines. These days, Jeffrey’s attention has turned to numerous other pursuits, including business coaching and speaking. He’s a self-proclaimed freedom fighter for the Uncommon Entrepreneur -- encouraging talented individuals and transformation agents to use their natural creative strengths to build businesses that are profitable and fulfilling, so they can make a living doing what they love. Jeffrey’s also the host of the popular podcast, Creative Warriors, often ranked as one of iTunes hottest business podcasts. He’s a contributor to the Huffington Post, and creator of the online training program The Creative Warrior Unleashed.