Gary has been to nearly every TBEX event since it was first created in 2009. He has spoken at many of them to standing room only audiences.

Here is his official bio:

Gary Arndt is an awarding winning blogger and travel photographer who has been traveling around the world non-stop since 2007. His travels have taken him to over 180 countries/territories and 290 UNESCO World Heritage sites. His blog Everything Everywhere is widely considered one of the most popular travel blogs in the world with a total online audience of over 1,200,000 people.  He was named both the SATW and the NATJA Photographer of the Year, the only photographer to have won both awards.