Marquee Speakers

Travis Kalanick CEO & Co-Founder, Uber
Reshma Saujani Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code
Johan Peretti CEO & Co-Founder, Buzz Feed
Jonathan Badeen CEO, Tinder
Al Roker CEO, Al Roker
Kathryn Minshew Founder & CEO, The Muse
Rahm Emanuel Mayor, City of Chicago
Alexis Ohanian Founder, Reddit

Dallas

Adrian Covey
Managing Director, Accenture Interactive
Andres Fabris
Founder & CEO, Traxo
Andrew Hopkins
Managing Director, IOT, Accenture
Ben Newell
VP of Product, Reward Style
Brenda Stoner
Founder & Chief Good Guy, PickUpNow
Bryan DeLuca
CEO, Foot Cardigan
Clarisa Lindenmeyer
Chief of Strategy/Partnerships, LaunchDFW
Dave Copps
CEO, Brainspace
Ethan Francis
Associate Director, Accenture Digital
George Baker
Founder, Chairman & CEO, ParkHub
Ginger Hughes
Managing Director, Seabury Consulting, now part of Accenture
John Hinckley
Co-Founder & CEO, Modern Message, Inc.
John Samuel
SVP, Senior Technical Advisor, Sabre
Karen Stroup
SVP, Head of the Garage, Capital One Financial Services
Ken Rees
CEO, Elevate
Kevin Lavelle
Founder & CEO, Mizzen+Main
Lee William McNutt
,Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate
Matt Alexander
Co-Founder & CEO, Neighborhood Goods
Nick Kennedy
President, Surf Air
Scott Walker
President & CEO, EthosIQ
Shane Gianino
Founder & CEO, QStride
Sravan Ankaraju
CEO, Divergence.AI
Steve Hebert
Co-Founder & CEO, Nimbix, Inc.
Steven Canale
Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, StackPath
TJ Person
Founder & CEO, OpenKey
Vance McCollough
Audit Partner, Crowe Horwath
Venkat Nambiyur
Director, Digital Business Transformation & Enterprise Cloud Architecture, Oracle

Kansas City

Adam Blake
Co-Founder & CEO, CasaIQ
Alex Allen
CMO, Spring Venture Group
Angela Hurt
Founder & CEO, Veracity Consulting, Inc
Bek Abdullayev
Founder & CEO, Super Dispatch
Blake Miller
CEO, Homebase.AI
Brian Ardinger
Co-Founder, Econic & Inside/Outside Innovation Podcast
Brian Feldman
Company Relations Manager, LaunchCode
Carlos Hirsch
Executive VP Operations, S4
Chris Cheatham
CEO, RiskGenius
Chris Costello
Co-Founder & CEO, blooom
Cleve Adams
CEO, Site 1001
Clyde McQueen
President & CEO, Full Employment Council
Davyeon Ross
Co-Founder, ShotTracker
Darcy Howe
Managing Director, KCRise Fund, LLC
David Messina
COO, Cofactor Genomics
Davide Rossi
Co-Founder & CEO, FitBark
Dheeraj Patri
Co-Founder & CTO, Label Insight
Erika Klotz
Co-Founder & CEO, PopBookings
Fred Hefer
Co-Founder, Pomerol Partners
Glen Dakan
Co-Founder & CEO, Prestio
Jane Barratt
CEO, Goldbean
Jason Crain
Entrepreneur in Residence & Technical Product Manager, Amazon
John Fein
Managing Director, Firebrand Ventures
John Leach
Co-Founder & CTO, Splice Machine
John Thomson
Founder & CEO, PayIt
Josh Rowland
CEO & Vice Chairman, Lead Bank
Joshua Montgomery
CEO, Mycroft AI
Kathryn Minshew
Founder & CEO, The Muse
Kirk Hasenzahl
Chief Practice Officer, DevOps Solutions, BalancePoint
Matthew Condon
CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations, LLC
Mike Zimmerman
Founder & CEO, Artisan Technology Group, LLC
Neelima Parasker
Founder & CEO, SnapIT Solutions
Paul Jarrett
Co-Founder & CEO, Bulu Box
PJ Johnson
Principal Architect, Microsoft
Ryan Smith
Co-Founder, Chain.com
Scott Ford
CEO, Pepper
Shahryar Qadri
CTO, Rx Savings Solutions
Shantanu Bala
Co-Founder & CEO, Somatic Labs
Sherry Lumpkins
Principal, Blue Symphony LLC
Tapan Bhatt
Founder & CEO, TeraCrunch
Tom Chi
Founder, Prototype Thinking LLC
Wai Lee
Chief Product Architect, Garmin International

Chicago

Adam Hughes
Avant, President
Amanda Lannert
Jellyvision, CEO
Arvind Movva
divvyDOSE, CEO & Founder
Brad Purdy
Outcome Health, COO
CJ Przybyl
Snapsheet, President & Co-Founder
Dan Wagner
Civis Analytics, CEO & Founder
David Kalt
Reverb, CEO & Founder
David Lyon
Oranj, CEO
Eddie Lou
Shiftgig, CEO & Co-Founder
Erik Severinghaus
SpringCM, CSO
George Bousis
Raise, CEO & Founder
George Souri
LQD Business Finance, CEO & Co-Founder
Hani Elias
Procured Health, CEO
Jeff Ellman
UrbanBound & Hireology, Co-Founder
Jennifer Fitzgerald
PolicyGenius, CEO & Co-Founder
Jett McCandless
project44, CEO & Co-Founder
Joe McCann
NodeSource, CEO & Founder
John Higginson
Enova, CTO
Jordan Diab
Interior Define, CFO & COO
Justyn Howard
Sprout Social, CEO & Founder
Kevin Kent
ReviewTrackers, COO
Kristi Ross
tastytrade, Co-CEO & President
Kristi Zuhlke
KnowledgeHound, CEO & Co-Founder
Mark Lawrence
SpotHero, CEO & Founder
Matt Moog
PowerReviews, CEO
Michael LaVitola
Foxtrot, CEO & Co-Founder
Mike Rothman
SMS Assist, Chairman & Founder
Michael Serbinis
League, CEO & Founder
Pat Vihtelic
Home Chef, CEO & Founder
Rishi Arora
Strike Social, VP of Engineering
Ross Gordon
CatchCo, CEO & Founder
Sean Brown
YCharts, President & CEO
Sean Chou
Catalytic, CEO & Co-Founder
Sonali Lamba
Brideside, Founder
Stu Grubbs
Lightstream, CEO & Co-Founder
Stuart Frankel
Narrative Science, CEO & Founder

Los Angeles

Alberto Avalos
Innovation & Technology Program Manager, Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Alexandra Watkins
Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Eat My Words
Ara Mahdessian
Co-Founder & CEO, Service Titan
Ash Kumra
CEO, Radio Host & Author, YOUNGRY
Belinda Tan
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Science 37
Brian Mac Mahon
Founder, Expert DOJO
Britanny Carter
LA Director, SheWorx
Caroline Beckman
Founder, Hattemer Projects
Cooper Harris
CEO, Klickly
Cristina Escoda
Co-Founder & CEO, Polymaze Inc.
Dakota Ortiz
Program Lead, AnnenbergTech, Annenberg Foundation
Daniel Kirschner
Co-Founder & CEO, Greenfly, Inc.
Daniela Corrente
Co-Founder & CEO, Reel
David Oh
Chief Product Officer, FabFitFun
David Shadpour
Co-Founder & CEO, Social Native
Ebrahim Keshavarz
SVP of Product Management, Verisign
Erik Huberman
Founder & CEO, Hawke Media
Erika Jensen
Co-Founder & Head of Marketing, The Flex Company
Grant Langston
CEO, eHarmony
Greg Drobnick
Co-Founder & EVP, Strategic Initiatives, Heal
Heidy Vaquerano
Technology, New Media and Entertainment Attorney and Managing Director, Girls in Tech, Los Angeles
Iman Khabazian
CEO, Hitsfu
Jason Brooks
Partner, altView Law Group
Jeremy Greene
CEO, Mojiit
John Tabis
CEO & Co-Founder, The Bouqs Company
Julie Campistron
Co-Founder & CEO, Stop, Breathe & Think
Karla Estrada
Founder, UndocuTravelers
Katie Ann Rosen Kitchens
Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, FabFitFun
Khudor Annous
Head of Marketing & Partnerships, Live.me
Lauren Schulte
Founder & CEO, The Flex Company
Lou Pizante
CFO & Head of Corporate Development, Two Bit Circus
Prasuj Loganathan
Solution Engineering Leader for Startups and Growing Enterprises, Oracle Corporation
Rachael McCrary
Founder & CEO, Jewel Toned
Robert Blatt
CEO, MomentFeed
Robert Derow
Director of Growth, BCG Digital Ventures
Robin Farmanfarmaian
Investor & VP, Business Development, Invicta Medical
Rochelle Thielen
CEO, Estify
Ron Guerrier
CIO, Farmers Insurance®
Ruby Guillen
Founder & CEO, Humanistic Technologies
Ryan Schneider
President & COO, SnackNation
Sheila Marmon
Founder & CEO, Mirror Digital
Sophia Parsa
Co-Founder & CEO, Toot App Inc & Mountain Gate Series
Spencer Stephens
Consultant, spencer.media
Steve Weiss
Founder & CEO, MuteSix

New York

Alex Lavoie
General Manager, United States, Via
Becky Case
VP of Engineering, Birchbox
Catherine Cook Connelly
VP of Brand Strategy, The Meet Group
David Peterson
CTO, PebblePost
Elizabeth Galbut
Managing Partner, SoGal Ventures
Elizabeth Harz
CEO, Sittercity
Gina Gotthilf
VP of Growth, DuoLingo
Henrik Werdelin
Co-Founder, BARK
Jared Hecht
Co-Founder & CEO, Fundera
Jennifer Fitzgerald
CEO, PolicyGenius
Jon Hyman
Co-Founder & CTO, Appboy
Joshua Builder
CTO, Rent the Runway
Liz Wessel
Co-Founder & CEO, WayUp
Mark Kornfilt
Co-Founder & CEO, Livestream
Mary-Catherine Lader
COO, BlackRock Digital Wealth
Pat Vihtelic
Founder & CEO, Home Chef
Rob Lehman
Chief Revenue Officer, Compass
Sam Rosen
Founder & CEO, MakeSpace
Sapna Shah
Principal, Red Giraffe Advisors
Yael Elmatad
Lead Data Scientist, GIPHY

Toronto

Ali Pourdad
Co-Founder & CEO, Progressa
Alyssa Furtado
Co-Founder & CEO, RateHub.ca
Andrew Sider
CEO, VarageSale
Ben Zifkin
Founder & CEO, Hubba
Brandon Kane
Co-Founder & CTO, Vantage
Brandon Koffler
CEO, FanXchange
Cameron Gordon
Head of Communications, Canada, Twitter
Corey Gross
Founder & CEO, Sensibill
Darrell Heaps
Founder & CEO, Q4
David Lennie
Senior Vice President of Data & Analytics, Shopify
Deborah Hall
CEO, DIVE Networks
Jason Tham
Co-Founder & CEO, Nulogy
John Mavriyannakis
Sr. Vice President, Operations & Services, Soroc Technology Inc.
Jordan Ekers
Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Nudge Rewards
Josh McConnell
Technology Editor & Reporter, Financial Post
Lily Jamali
Anchor, Bloomberg Markets: Canada
Lisa Winberg
Senior Manager, Talent North America, Hired
Mallorie Brodie
Co-Founder & CEO, Bridgit
Marie Chevrier
Founder & CEO, Sampler
Mark Organ
Founder & CEO, Influitive
Mark Priatel
CTO, Klipfolio
Michael Kousaie
Head of Business Development, Technology, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange
Michael Litt
Co-Founder & CEO, Vidyard
Michael Serbinis
Founder & CEO, League
Mike Gettis
Founder & CEO, Endy
Mike McDerment
Co-Founder & CEO, FreshBooks
Mike Silagadze
Founder & CEO, TopHat
Narbe Alexandrian
Senior Associate, OMERS Ventures
Nikolai Bratkovski
Co-Founder & CEO, Opencare
Sheetal Jaitly
Founder & CEO, TribalScale
Stephany Lapierre
CEO, tealbook
Yoav Schwartz
Co-Founder & CEO, Uberflip
Sunil Sharma
Director, Founder Institute Toronto

Washington D.C.

Bob Ghafouri
Digital Transformation Lead, Accenture Digital
Michael O'Neil, Jr.
Founder & CEO, GetWellNetwork
Viyas Sundaram
Chief Revenue Officer, Snagajob
Tammy Wincup
COO, EverFI
Sid Banerjee
Founder & Executive Chairman, Clarabridge
Roy Schwartz
Co-Founder & President, Axios
Stuart Kupinsky
Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, Blackboard
Nicole Staple
Co-Founder & CEO, Brideside
Randy Altschuler
CEO, Xometry
Naveen Singhal
CTO, MobilePosse
Ruhollah Farchtchi
Chief Technologist & Vice President, Zoomdata
Mark Grider
Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
Mike Grove
Co-Founder & VP Engineering, Stardog
Jeff Sheely
Co-Founder & President, UrbanStems
Evan Burfield​


Co-Founder & CEO,, 1176
Jess Szmajda
CTO, Optoro
Hunter Montgomery
CMO, Higher Logic
Jeff Reid
Founding Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative & Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Logan Soya
CEO, Aquicore
Lisa Cuesta
Principal, NextGen Ventures