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2019 Speakers

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Jess Lee

Partner, Sequoia Capital

Joe Dunn

Lead Coach, Radical Candor

Sandra Horbach

Managing Director, Carlyle Group

Joanne Wilson

CEO, Gotham Gal Ventures

Alexa Von Tobel

Founder & CEO, Learnvest

Catalina Hayata

Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Cheryl Einhorn

Founder & CEO, CSE Consulting

Chia-Jung Tsay


Connie Kim

Director, Leadership Development, NYU

Daniel Ames

Professor of Psychology, Columbia Business School

Dessy Levinson

Managing Director, 645 Ventures

Diana Pavlovska

Consultant, The Humphrey Group

Fran Hauser

Former President of Digital, Time Inc.

Gia Scinto

Head of Talent, Y Combinator

Holly McConnell

Managing Director, General Catalyst

Janet Ballis

Partner, Ernst & Young

Jeremy Levine

Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Jodi Sherman Jahic

Managing Partner, Aligned Partners

Karen Finerman

Co-Founder, Metro Capital

Kathy Davies

Managing Director, Stanford Life Design Lab

Kelly Hoey

Bestselling Author, Build Your Dream Network

Kim Scott

Bestselling Author, Radical Candor

Kimberly Marshall

Innovation Investor Advisor, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation

Lisa Safran

Founder, Improv Consultants

Lisa Bernstein

Global Head of Human Capital, Apollo Management

Margo Gouley

Director of Programming, The Humphrey Group

Melissa Taunton

Partner, NEA

Michelle Friedman

Founder, Advancing Women's Careers

Miriam Bekkouche

Founder & CEO, Brainspa

Morten Hansen

Management Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Nelson Dellis

4x USA Memory Champion

Ripa Rashid

Co-President, Center for Talent Innovation

Saleena Goel

Managing Director, KKR

Sonya Brown

General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Susan Burnett

Former Tech Executive, Instructor at Stanford D.Life Lab

Vanessa Mason

Co-Founder & Managing Director, P2Health Ventures

Shani Magosky

Author of The Better Boss Blueprint, Founder of The Better Boss Project

Laura Vanderkam

Bestselling Author, I Know How She Does It

Stephanie Lampkin

Founder & CEO, Blendoor

Stephen Young

Senior Partner, Insight Education Systems

David Einhorn

CEO, Greenlight Capital

Caterina Preti

Director, Innovation, Business Development, Turner International, Warner Media

Seka Ojdrovic-Phillips

Programming Associate The Humphrey Group

Alison Earl

Author, Tripowerment

Alli Young

Founder & CEO, The Forem

Andy Price

Mentor in Residence, Index Ventures

Angela Lee

Founder, 37Angels, Chief Innovation Officer, Columbia Business School

Beth Comstock


Kim Karetsky

Founder and CEO, KHK Leadership and Learning

Melissa Hereford

Founder, Negotiate with Confidence

Ester Julia Neznanova

Practice Lead for Diversity and Inclusion, The NeuroLeadership Institute

Annie Auerbach

Author, Flex

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