SPEAKERS A-Z

ALAN LANDRY

Author, Growing Mentor Intelligence

Founder, Altuitive Holdings 

ANNA CATALANO

Co-Founder, TWIN Global

BEN NELSON

Founder & CEO, Minerva

BRIAN GRIFFITH

Executive Chairman, Griffith Foods

CHICO TILLMON

Executive Director, YMCA 

CHRIS GEBHARDT

CEO, Stir Strategy and Story

CLYDE TUGGLE

Founding Partner, Pine Island Capital Partners

DANIEL CORDARO

CEO and Founder, Contentment Foundation

DAVID DELGADO

Visual Strategist, The Studio 

at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

DAVID ORMESHER

CEO, closer look, inc.

ELLEN LEVY, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Connect

GEOFF TABIN, MD

Mountaineer 

Relentless Adventurer

Pioneering Ophthalmologist

Visionary

GRETCHEN WATKINS

President, Shell Oil Company

Executive Vice President, Shell Upstream Unconventionals

HAROLD O'NEAL

Composer, Speaker, Actor

IRWIN KULA

Author

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

JACK BOBO

CEO, Futurity

Food Futurist

JOHN SIMIDIAN

Founder and CEO, Zero G Colony

KATIA CAPPRELLI

Aeronautical Engineer

Competitive Driver

KELLY PALMER

Author

Chief Learning Officer, Degreed

LARRY BIRNBAUM

Professor of Computer Science, Northwestern University

MARIYA FILIPOVA

VP,  Anthem Innovation

Innovation Transformation Catalyst

Activated Patient

MARQUES ANDERSON, M.Sc.

Founder and Director, World Education Foundation

MARTIN WEZOWSKI

Chief Designer & Futurist, SAP

MELISSA JUN ROWLEY

Journalist, Tech, Social Impact and Global Entrepreneurship

BBC News

ADMIRAL MIKE ROGERS (RET.)

Four-star Admiral (Ret.)

Director, US Cyber Command (2014-2018)

Director, National Security Agency (2014-2018)

 

NATASHA TSAKOS

Renowned Performance Artist

Writer, Director, Producer

NORA LATORRE

CEO, Eat REAL

PABLO RESTREPO-SÁENZ

Co-Founder, Negotiation By Design

Founder and Chief Catalyst, Aluna Catalyst

PATRYCJA SLAWUTA 

Founder, Self Hackathon

Advisor, Mind Medicine Australia

PETER KLUPAR

Chief Engineer, Breakthrough Prize Foundation

NASA

PLAMEN PETROV

VP, Artificial Intelligence and Exponential Technologies

Chief Data Officer

Anthem Innovation

RAVIN GANDHI

CEO, GMM Nonstick Coatings

RICHARD GEER

Director

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

ROB WOLCOTT

Chairman and Co-founder, The World Innovation Network

SAM POTOLICCHIO

Distinguished Professor &
Department Chair
Russian Presidential Academy (Moscow) 

President 

Preparing Global Leaders Academy

SCOTT BOWMAN

Managing Partner, Clareo

SHERI STEINIG

Special Projects Director, Generations United

STEN SALUVEER

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

SUSAN BRATTON

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Savor Health

VIJAY BALASUBRAMANIYAN 

Co-Founder, CEO & CTO, Pindrop

ALEX MELNYK

Producer, We Rise Up

President, StoryWorks

ANNE BODNAR

Chief Administrative Officer, Willis Towers Watson

BRIAN COLLINS

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, COLLINS

BRIAN HOFF

Vice President of Innovation, Exelon

CHRISTOPHER AUTRY

Chief Executive Officer, Iothic Ltd. 

CHRIS WINK

Co-Founder, Blue Man Group

Co-Founder, Blue School

CONRAD WOLFRAM

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

DARSHAK SANGHAVI, MD

Chief Medical Officer

UnitedHealthcare

Medicare & Retirement

DAVID KIRKPATRICK

Journalist, Author and Founder of Techonomy Media

DEBRA DAVIS

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

We Are Phase 2

FRANCIE RICHARDS

Head of External Partnerships, Chicago Public Schools

Executive Director, Children First Fund

GINA OTTO

Chief Purpose Officer & Producer, ZGC

Author, Cassandra's Angel

GUY-PHILLIPPE GOLDSTEIN

Author, Strategy Consultant

Advisor, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

HOWARD HERRING

President & CEO

New World Symphony

IVO DAALDER

President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

US ambassador to NATO, 2009-2013

JESUS MANTAS

Managing Partner, Global Strategy, Offerings, Assets & Innovation

IBM Global Business Services

JOSÉ ANTONIO CEPEDA

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

KELLY CHAMBLISS

Managing PartnerIBM Global Business Services North America

KRISTIAN HAMMOND

Professor of Computer Science, Northwestern University

LORRAINE HARITON

President & CEO, Catalyst

MARJORIE PAILLON

Journalist, Presenter, Producer

#Tech24 on France 24

MARSHALL DAVIS JONES

Spoken Word Artist

MATT EAGLES

Head of Patient Engagement and Experience, Havas Lynx Group

MICHAEL SHAUN CONAWAY

CEO and Director, StoryWorks

MORAN CERF

Neuroscientist and Business Professor, Northwestern University

NELY GALAN

Author, SELF MADE

Owner, Galan Entertainment

PABLOS HOLMAN

Inventor, Intellectual Ventures

PATRICIA BARRETTO

President & CEO, Harris Theater for Music and Dance

PETER BRYANT

Co-founder, TWIN Global

Managing Partner, Growth & Innovation, Clareo

PETE WORDEN

Chairman, Breakthrough Prize Foundation

PLAMEN RUSSEV

Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist

Founder, Webit

RAVIN JESUTHASAN

Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson

RICK TUMLINSON

Founding Partner

SpaceFund

SAFI BAHCALL

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

SETTI WARREN

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

Harvard Kennedy School

SHAUKAT SHAMIM

Founder & CEO, Youplus.

SONS OF SERENDIP

CLASSICAL CROSSOVER ENSEMBLE

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

STEPHANIE WOLCOTT

Co-Founder, Negotiation by Design

Chief Catalyst, Aluna Catalyst

TOBY REDSHAW

SVP, Verizon

WENDY SHERMAN

Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership 

Director of the Center for Public Leadership

Harvard Kennedy School