Michael Phelps, Simone Biles Join QB Connect Speaker Lineup

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Fresh from their record-breaking gold medals at the Rio Summer Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps and gymnast Simone Biles will be speaking at Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect event in October.

The conference will take place Oct. 24-26 in San Jose, Calif.

“We are proud to celebrate and learn from the success of Michael Phelps and Simone Biles fresh off their recent victories,” said Brad Smith, Intuit chairman and CEO, in a statement. “They have achieved their dreams and reached the pinnacle of their professions through commitment, determination and perseverance. Their stories will inspire thousands of small business owners, accountants, self-employed individuals and developers who will gather at QuickBooks Connect this year.”

Phelps, who will headline on Tuesday, Oct. 25, is the most decorated athlete of all time with 28 medals. Biles, 19 years old and the most decorated American gymnast of all time, will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Other speakers this year include Tony Hawk, Malcolm Gladwell, Jillian Michaels and Shaquille O’Neal.

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