George Andriopoulos is the award-winning founder and CEO of Launchpad Five One Six, a New York based management consulting firm providing organizations and individuals with the tools and resources to succed and thrive. As both a creative disruptor and a corporate turnaround artist, George created the unique Consulting+ model by combining the strengths of his consulting firm, his digital marketing agency Media Convergence, his company’s leadership coaching division The Leadership Experience and his podcast production company Launchpad 516 Studios, which produces his hit leadership podcast “The Launchcast” along with a few dozen other shows. He’s taken his unique experience to the stage as a keynote, motivational, and three-time TEDx speaker delivering talks that spark inspiration and change. George is also the four-time executive producer of TEDxFarmingdale, 2 -time co-producer of a TEDxWomen event and more recently the founder and architect of one of the most innovative and impactful public speaking platforms in the world, SPEAK. A co-founder of the non-profit Shannon’s Fight that provides financial aid to families in medical crisis, George also volunteers with the speaker’s bureau and as an ambassador for Ronald McDonald House Charities.