SPEAKERS A-Z

Author, Growing Mentor Intelligence

Founder, Altuitive Holdings 

ALAN LANDRY

Co-Founder, TWIN Global

ANNA CATALANO

Founder & CEO, Minerva

BEN NELSON

Executive Chairman, Griffith Foods

BRIAN GRIFFITH

Executive Director, YMCA 

CHICO TILLMON

CEO, Stir Strategy and Story

CHRIS GEBHARDT

Founding Partner, Pine Island Capital Partners

CLYDE TUGGLE

CEO and Founder, Contentment Foundation

DANIEL CORDARO

Visual Strategist, The Studio 

at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

DAVID DELGADO

CEO, closer look, inc.

DAVID ORMESHER

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Connect

ELLEN LEVY, Ph.D.

Mountaineer 

Relentless Adventurer

Pioneering Ophthalmologist

Visionary

GEOFF TABIN, MD

President, Shell Oil Company

Executive Vice President, Shell Upstream Unconventionals

GRETCHEN WATKINS

Composer, Speaker, Actor

HAROLD O'NEAL

Author

President, Clal–The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

IRWIN KULA

CEO, Futurity

Food Futurist

JACK BOBO

Founder and CEO, Zero G Colony

JOHN SIMIDIAN

Aeronautical Engineer

Competitive Driver

KATIA CAPPRELLI

Author

Chief Learning Officer, Degreed

KELLY PALMER

Professor of Computer Science, Northwestern University

LARRY BIRNBAUM

VP,  Anthem Innovation

Innovation Transformation Catalyst

Activated Patient

MARIYA FILIPOVA

Founder and Director, World Education Foundation

MARQUES ANDERSON, M.Sc.

Chief Designer & Futurist, SAP

MARTIN WEZOWSKI

Journalist, Tech, Social Impact and Global Entrepreneurship

BBC News

MELISSA JUN ROWLEY

Four-star Admiral (Ret.)

Director, US Cyber Command (2014-2018)

Director, National Security Agency (2014-2018)

 

ADMIRAL MIKE ROGERS (RET.)

Renowned Performance Artist

Writer, Director, Producer

NATASHA TSAKOS

CEO, Eat REAL

NORA LATORRE

Co-Founder, Negotiation By Design

Founder and Chief Catalyst, Aluna Catalyst

PABLO RESTREPO-SÁENZ

Founder, Self Hackathon

Advisor, Mind Medicine Australia

PATRYCJA SLAWUTA 

Chief Engineer, Breakthrough Prize Foundation

NASA

PETER KLUPAR

VP, Artificial Intelligence and Exponential Technologies

Chief Data Officer

Anthem Innovation

PLAMEN PETROV

CEO, GMM Nonstick Coatings

RAVIN GANDHI

Director

Author, Open Circle: Story Arts and the Reinvention of Community, and Story Bridge: From Alienation to Community Action

RICHARD GEER

Chairman and Co-founder, The World Innovation Network

ROB WOLCOTT

Distinguished Professor &
Department Chair
Russian Presidential Academy (Moscow) 

President 

Preparing Global Leaders Academy

SAM POTOLICCHIO

Managing Partner, Clareo

SCOTT BOWMAN

Special Projects Director, Generations United

SHERI STEINIG

Academy Award nominated, Estonia / Japan based audiovisual media innovation and policy strategist, audiovisual producer, and content & technology entrepreneur

STEN SALUVEER

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Savor Health

SUSAN BRATTON

Co-Founder, CEO & CTO, Pindrop

VIJAY BALASUBRAMANIYAN 

Producer, We Rise Up

President, StoryWorks

ALEX MELNYK

Chief Administrative Officer, Willis Towers Watson

ANNE BODNAR

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, COLLINS

BRIAN COLLINS

Vice President of Innovation, Exelon

BRIAN HOFF

Chief Executive Officer, Iothic Ltd. 

CHRISTOPHER AUTRY

Co-Founder, Blue Man Group

Co-Founder, Blue School

CHRIS WINK

Strategic Director and European Co-Founder/CEO, Wolfram Research

CONRAD WOLFRAM

Chief Medical Officer

UnitedHealthcare

Medicare & Retirement

DARSHAK SANGHAVI, MD

Journalist, Author and Founder of Techonomy Media

DAVID KIRKPATRICK

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

We Are Phase 2

DEBRA DAVIS

Head of External Partnerships, Chicago Public Schools

Executive Director, Children First Fund

FRANCIE RICHARDS

Chief Purpose Officer & Producer, ZGC

Author, Cassandra's Angel

GINA OTTO

Author, Strategy Consultant

Advisor, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

GUY-PHILLIPPE GOLDSTEIN

President & CEO

New World Symphony

HOWARD HERRING

President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

US ambassador to NATO, 2009-2013

IVO DAALDER

Managing Partner, Global Strategy, Offerings, Assets & Innovation

IBM Global Business Services

JESUS MANTAS

Advisor to the Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Ecuador

JOSÉ ANTONIO CEPEDA

Managing PartnerIBM Global Business Services North America

KELLY CHAMBLISS

Professor of Computer Science, Northwestern University

KRISTIAN HAMMOND

President & CEO, Catalyst

LORRAINE HARITON

Journalist, Presenter, Producer

#Tech24 on France 24

MARJORIE PAILLON

Spoken Word Artist

MARSHALL DAVIS JONES

Head of Patient Engagement and Experience, Havas Lynx Group

MATT EAGLES

CEO and Director, StoryWorks

MICHAEL SHAUN CONAWAY

Neuroscientist and Business Professor, Northwestern University

MORAN CERF

Author, SELF MADE

Owner, Galan Entertainment

NELY GALAN

Inventor, Intellectual Ventures

PABLOS HOLMAN

President & CEO, Harris Theater for Music and Dance

PATRICIA BARRETTO

Co-founder, TWIN Global

Managing Partner, Growth & Innovation, Clareo

PETER BRYANT

Chairman, Breakthrough Prize Foundation

PETE WORDEN

Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist

Founder, Webit

PLAMEN RUSSEV

Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson

RAVIN JESUTHASAN

Founding Partner

SpaceFund

RICK TUMLINSON

Author, Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

SAFI BAHCALL

Executive Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy

Harvard Kennedy School

SETTI WARREN

Founder & CEO, Youplus.

SHAUKAT SHAMIM

Sons of Serendip are a world-renowned harp, piano, cello and voice ensemble, and finalists on season 9 of America’s Got Talent.

SONS OF SERENDIP

CLASSICAL CROSSOVER ENSEMBLE

Co-Founder, Negotiation by Design

Chief Catalyst, Aluna Catalyst

STEPHANIE WOLCOTT

SVP, Verizon

TOBY REDSHAW

Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership 

Director of the Center for Public Leadership

Harvard Kennedy School

WENDY SHERMAN