Ken Blanchard is the coauthor of a number of best-selling books, including The One Minute Manager, which has sold more than 9 million copies. He is a much-sought-after consultant and speaker whose company trains Fortune 500 companies around the world on the principles of management.
Tahd Lacinak has more than 29 years of marine mammal training and management experience and is currently Vice President and Corporate Curator for one of America's foremost marine parks - SeaWorld. He is cofounder of Behavior International as well as partner of Ocean Embassy.
Chris Tompkins is Vice President of Animal Training at SeaWorld Orlando.
Jim Ballard is a consulting partner with the Blanchard Training and Development organization, Ken Blanchard's company. He regularly consults and gives lectures nationwide. Ballard coauthored Whale Done!: The Power of Positive Relationships with Blanchard, and he is the author of What's the Rush?