Paul Stoltz to Keynote 2009 NBJ Summit

Paul Stoltz, CEO of PEAK Learning Inc., will be the keynote speaker at The NBJ Summit ( July 21-24, 2009, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. Dr. Stoltz is the originator of and world’s leading expert on the Adversity Quotient® (AQ®) theory, measure, and methodology. In this highly interactive and engaging session NBJ Summit attendees will learn about their personal AQ and be introduced to a set of practical tools that offer a new outlook into leading one’s self, one’s people, and one’s enterprise with uncommon resilience, during increasingly volatile times.

“Not only will Paul’s research open the minds of attendees about their own lives, relationships and businesses, but he is also a riveting speaker” said Patrick Rea, Co-Chair of The NBJ Summit and Publisher & Editorial Director of Nutrition Business Journal.

Dr. Stoltz coaches, consults, teaches, and collaborates with top leaders, thinkers, and influencers within a broad range of organizations. As Director of the Global Resilience Project, Dr. Stoltz oversees a research agenda in seventeen countries dedicated to exploring, expanding, and advancing the applications of AQ to strengthen people and their organizations. Dr. Stoltz was selected by Executive Excellence as “One of the 100 Most Influential Thinkers of Our Time” and an international bestselling author.

This year’s program will showcase speakers and events that highlight the theme: Transformational Partnering in Challenging Times: Orchestrating a Profitable Future. Sessions are designed to give insights into how progressive natural, organic, health and nutrition executives and firms are weathering the unstable economy and better positioning their companies for 2010 and beyond. Over 230 CEOs and Executives are expected to attend the 2009 event which is expected to reach capacity before July 4th. For a look at who’s coming visit

The NBJ Summit is produced by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, and Nutrition Business Journal. New Hope Natural Media (, a division of the Penton Media, Inc., is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services. Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S., serving more than six million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit

Nutrition Business Journal ( is an executive newsletter for decision-makers in the natural, nutrition and complementary & alternative health industries. The singular focus of NBJ's research and editorial team to the strategic issues of the nutrition industry has made NBJ the leading business intelligence resource for subscribers since 1996.

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