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Speakers 2015


Christina Wallace

Christina Wallace

Founding Director, BridgeUP:STEM

Christina Wallace is the Founder of BridgeUP: STEM, a new educational initiative at the American Museum of Natural History focused on introducing girls and minorities to computer science. Previously, Christina was a Vice President at Startup Institute, the Founder and CEO of Quincy Apparel, as well as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. Christina is a resident with 30Weeks, a Google-backed incubator, and a mentor with both Coolhouse Labs and the Fashion Tech Lab.

John Lunn

John Lunn

Senior Global Director, PayPal

John Lunn is the Senior Global Director of Developer and Startup Relations for PayPal and Braintree. John is focused on innovation, ensuring that developers and startups around the globe have access to the features, functionality and mentorship that they need. Prior to his current work at PayPal, John spent 15 years building systems for payment and fraud detection at several successful start ups, and has since advised many major companies on their business and payment strategies.

Kei Shimada

Kei Shimada

Director of Business Development, Dentsu

For over 10 years, Kei has devoted his time to helping Japanese companies with their mobile product and service strategies in expanding across borders and likewise guided International companies with their entry into Japan. He has worked for Panasonic, Lucent Technologies, Cybird before founding mobile strategy firm, Infinita. Kei is now Director of Business Development at Dentsu's product innovation section, where he cultivates new global business opportunities in the digital arena.

Mark Earls

Mark Earls

Herdmeister, Herd Consultancy

Few - apart from That Nice Mr Zuckerberg - have done more in business to champion the science of our fundamentally social nature. With books like HERD and I'll Have What She's Having and work with clients from corporations like Unilever and Sony, Mark is unrelenting in his enthusiasm for "we" over "me". Mark will preview his new book Copy Copy Copy.

Des Traynor

Des Traynor

Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Intercom

Des Traynor is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Intercom, and was previously a Co-Founder of Exceptional (now a part of Rackspace). Des leads Intercom's customer-facing teams responsible for customer happiness, and uses the insights gained through daily interactions with customers to influence the company's product roadmap.

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Previous speakers


John Collison

John Collison

President and Co-Founder, Stripe

Kathryn Minshew

Kathryn Minshew

Founder & CEO, The Muse

Jon Oringer

Jon Oringer

Founder & CEO, Shutterstock

Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen

Author, The Internet Is Not The Answer

Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky

Founder & CEO, Behance

Kevin Rose

Kevin Rose

Partner, Google Ventures

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

Founding Editor, Wired

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor, World Wide Web

Michael Arrington

Michael Arrington

Founder, TechCrunch

Hilary Mason

Hilary Mason

Chief Scientist, Bit.ly

David Allen

David Allen

Author, Getting Things Done

Werner Vogels

Werner Vogels

CTO, Amazon Web Services

Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

Co-founder, Reddit

Matt Mullenweg

Matt Mullenweg

Founder, WordPress

Julia Hartz

Julia Hartz

Co-founder, Eventbrite

Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss

Author, 4-Hour Workweek

Chad Hurley

Chad Hurley

Co-founder, YouTube

Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia

Co-founder, Airbnb

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