APLIC – Chris Gardner
Founder & CEO of Gardner Rich & Co.,  Author of “The Pursuit of Happyness”, Protagonist of the Movie “The Pursuit of Happyness”

Chris Gardner is the Founder & CEO of Gardner Rich & Co. The adverse circumstances in the early 1980’s left Chris and his toddler son a homeless life. Unwilling to give up his dreams of success, he founded the brokerage firm “Gardner Rich” in Chicago in 1987. Chris is the author of “The Pursuit of Happyness”, a Washington Post #1 bestseller that has been translated into over 40 languages. He is also the inspiration for the acclaimed movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” in which Will Smith stars as Chris Gardner.

Topic: Spiritual Genetics And The Universal Dream
“When you’re doing something that you’re truly passionate about, there is no Plan B but only Plan A.” With the topic of “Spiritual Genetics And The Universal Dream”, Chris Gardner will introduce the concept of Spiritual Genetics, which is beyond the scope, reach or understanding of science, medicine or technology. He will also explain the concept of the Universal Dream, an idea that he learned from his mother. As a true believer of the 3“P’s” – Promise, Passion and Plan, he wants everyone to know that if Chris can do it, so can you.