About David Novak
David Novak is the former Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, Inc., which operates in more than 120 countries and employs 1.4 million people. All three of the company's restaurant chains--KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell--are global leaders in fast food. Prior to leading Yum!, he was president of both KFC and Pizza Hut and held senior management positions at PepsiCo. Novak has been recognized as "2012 CEO of the Year" by Chief Executive magazine, one of the world's "30 Best CEOs" by Barron's for the past two years, one of the "Top People in Business" by FORTUNE and one of the "100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World" by Harvard Business Review. Novak is also the author of three acclaimed leadership book, including the New York Times bestseller, Taking People With You. In 2008, he was also awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship.
Jason Goldsmith is a globally recognized Performance Coach who emphasizes combining the mental and physical aspects of optimal performance. As Founder of Goldsmith Performance, Jason has coached multiple Major champions and top 50 golfers. His accomplishments in golf include assisting Jason Day and Justin Rose in achieving the World #1 ranking and helping Rose win both the Gold Medal at the 2016 Olympics and the 2018 FedEx Cup. In recent years, Jason's practice expanded to include the NBA, MLB, NFL, USTA, Olympic athletes and coaches, a significant number of Division I and II colleges, nationally ranked junior athletes and Fortune 500 executives. Jason is also President and Founder of Mustard, a computer vision enabled social platform that is revolutionizing performance coaching by creating proprietary CV/AI technology in partnership with legends Dr. Tom House, Mia Hamm, Drew Brees, Nolan Ryan, Anson Dorrance and several other hall of fame coaches and athletes. He resides in Spokane, Washington.
Books by David Novak
Take Charge of You: How Self-Coaching Can Transform Your Life and Career
David Novak, Jason Goldsmith
O Great One!: A Little Story about the Awesome Power of Recognition
David Novak, Christa Bourg