Times of Oman
Oct 07, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 06:34 PM GMT
Top global icons for ‘Open Minds’ leadership meet in Oman
August 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Entrepreneur’s entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson, Photo - virgin.com/richard-branson

Muscat: A posse of world-renowned thought leaders will soon set off a revolution of ideas, innovation and inspiration among budding Omani entrepreneurs.

Ten top icons will prompt the thought process across Oman's entrepreneurial scene at a global platform this September, while imparting at the same time values crucial for success and also opening minds, a press note issued by the organisers said.

'Open Minds', a thought-leadership forum will bring in leading international speakers at a two-day event on September 3 and 4 at the Oman Auditorium of Al Bustan Palace Hotel (a Ritz Carlton Hotel).

They include the entrepreneur's entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson; award-winning author Lord Jeffrey Archer; entrepreneur humanitarian Basmah bint Saud Al Saud; mountaineer Tom Whittaker; entrepreneur Sahar Hashemi; Satellady Candace Johnson and speed painter Brad Blaze; Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler and beat boxer Tom Thum among others. The main Omani speaker will be the scholar and success coach, Sheikh Khalfan Al Esry.

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