2017 FEATURED SPEAKERS & VIPs*

Presented by

John Battelle Founder/CEO WIRED Magazine/NewCo

John Battelle

Founder/CEO

WIRED Magazine/NewCo

Aneesh Chopra President NavHealth 1st U.S. Chief Technology Officer

Aneesh Chopra

President

NavHealth

1st U.S. Chief Technology Officer

Tony Conrad Partner/Founder True Ventures/About.me

Tony Conrad

Partner/Founder

True Ventures/About.me

Alex Deans Inventor iAid Technology

Alex Deans

Inventor

iAid Technology

Ilana Diamond Managing Director AlphaLab Gear

Ilana Diamond

Managing Director

AlphaLab Gear

Jessica Federer Digital Leader Bayer

Jessica Federer

Digital Leader

Bayer

Steve James DJ/Producer 2017 Grammy Award nominee

Steve James

DJ/Producer

2017 Grammy Award nominee

Stan Joosten Innovation Manager Proctor & Gamble

Stan Joosten

Innovation Manager

Proctor & Gamble

Joel Lunenfeld VP, Global Brand Strategy Twitter

Joel Lunenfeld

VP, Global Brand Strategy

Twitter

Jørn Lyseggen Chief Executive Officer Meltwater

Jørn Lyseggen

Chief Executive Officer

Meltwater

Matt Michelson Founder Gotham Alpha

Matt Michelson

Founder

Gotham Alpha

Brian Monahan Head of Vertical Strategy Pinterest

Brian Monahan

Head of Vertical Strategy

Pinterest

Kyle Nel Executive Director Lowe's Innovation Labs

Kyle Nel

Executive Director

Lowe's Innovation Labs

Amy Nelson Managing Director Venture for America

Amy Nelson

Managing Director

Venture for America

Jennifer Pahlka  Founder/Executive Director Code for America

Jennifer Pahlka 

Founder/Executive Director

Code for America

Adam Paulisick Chief Customer Officer MAYA Design

Adam Paulisick

Chief Customer Officer

MAYA Design

Steven Pifer Senior Fellow The Brookings Institution

Steven Pifer

Senior Fellow

The Brookings Institution

Katie Jacobs Stanton Chief Marketing Officer Color Genomics

Katie Jacobs Stanton

Chief Marketing Officer

Color Genomics

Marc Ruxin Chief Executive Officer Landseye - Privateer

Marc Ruxin

Chief Executive Officer

Landseye - Privateer

Kristi Woolsey Practice Lead MAYA Design

Kristi Woolsey

Practice Lead

MAYA Design

Rasu Shrestha Chief Innovation Officer UPMC

Rasu Shrestha

Chief Innovation Officer

UPMC

Andrew Yang Founder/CEO Venture for America

Andrew Yang

Founder/CEO

Venture for America

Elle Shelley Chief Marketing Officer Local Motors

Elle Shelley

Chief Marketing Officer

Local Motors

 
 
*Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the festival's control, the festival speaker list and roles may be subject to change. Additional speakers/VIPs to be confirmed. All updates will be included on this page, and reflected on the program schedule.