Keynotes & Roundtables


With 70+ deep-dive sessions and just 9 main-stage talks, TNW New York is all about conversations. After all, with 1 speaker for every 7 attendees, you’re going to be getting into a lot of them. 

Our 9 keynotes are set to future-proof your company when it comes to security, IoT, Data, AI, Blockchain and the skills your team will need to succeed. While our 70+ roundtable sessions will focus on the digital technologies and processes affecting your business at this very moment.


Take a look at the speakers you can meet at TNW New York below.

  • David Rose

    David Rose

    Researcher MIT Media Lab

  • Pamela Pavliscak

    Pamela Pavliscak

    CEO Change Sciences

  • Galia Benartzi

    Galia Benartzi

    Co-founder Bancor

  • Christopher Young

    Christopher Young

    CEO McAfee

  • Erin Baumgartner

    Erin Baumgartner

    Senseable City Lab MIT

  • Ben Hammersley

    Ben Hammersley

    Author & Futurist WIRED

  • Tony Jebara

    Tony Jebara

    Head of Machine Learning Netflix

  • Ryan Shea

    Ryan Shea

    Co-founder Blockstack

  • Holley Murchison

    Holley Murchison

    Founder & CEO Oratory Glory

  • Anjali Sud

    Anjali Sud

    CEO Vimeo

  • Dennis Crowley

    Dennis Crowley

    Co-founder & Executive Chairman Foursquare

  • Sara Chipps

    Sara Chipps

    Founder & CEO Jewelbots

  • Adam Leibsohn

    Adam Leibsohn

    Co-founder & COO Giphy

  • Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

    Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

    Co-founder Gilt Groupe

  • Scott Belsky

    Scott Belsky

    Founder Behance

  • Gilad Lotan

    Gilad Lotan

    VP Data Science Buzzfeed

  • Madison Maxey

    Madison Maxey

    Founder & Technical Lead LOOMIA

  •  Natasha Jen

    Natasha Jen

    Partner & Designer Pentagram

  • Mike Fisher

    Mike Fisher

    CTO Etsy

  • Michael Karnjanaprakorn

    Michael Karnjanaprakorn

    Co-founder & CEO Skillshare

  • Tina Essmaker

    Tina Essmaker

    Co-founder The Great Discontent

  • Geoff Colon

    Geoff Colon

    Senior Marketing Communications Designer Microsoft

  • Esther Dyson

    Esther Dyson

    Executive Founder Way To Wellville

  • Richard Ting

    Richard Ting

    CXO R/GA

  • Matthew Zeiler

    Matthew Zeiler

    Founder & CEO Clarifai

  • Jocelyn K. Glei

    Jocelyn K. Glei

    Author & Podcast Host Hurry Slowly

  • Nick Grossman

    Nick Grossman

    General Manager Union Square Ventures

  • Lexie Komisar

    Lexie Komisar

    Growth & Strategic Partnerships IBM

  • Jenny Fielding

    Jenny Fielding

    Managing Director Techstars

  • Jonathan Rochelle

    Jonathan Rochelle

    Co-founder Google Drive

  • David Ryan Polgar

    David Ryan Polgar

    Tech Ethicist

  • Giorgia Lupi

    Giorgia Lupi

    Author Dear Data

  • Jess Brown

    Jess Brown

    Director of UX VICE

  • Sara Wajnberg

    Sara Wajnberg

    SVP of Product Oscar Health

  • Mark Webster

    Mark Webster

    CEO & Founder Sayspring

  • Meltem Demirors

    Meltem Demirors

    Director Digital Currency Group

  • Emily Heyward

    Emily Heyward

    Co-Founder & Chief Strategist Red Antler

  • Brian Collins

    Brian Collins

    Co-founder & CCO COLLINS

  • Dennis Mortensen

    Dennis Mortensen

    Co-founder & CEO

  • KR Liu

    KR Liu

    VP of Accessibility & Advocacy Doppler Labs

  • Thomas Korte

    Thomas Korte

    Founder AngelPad

  • Mary Cass

    Mary Cass

    Trend Analyst J. Walter Thompson

  • Piers Fawkes

    Piers Fawkes

    Founder PSFK

  • Natalie Monbiot

    Natalie Monbiot

    SVP Futures Starcom

  • Purna Virji

    Purna Virji

    Senior Manager Global Engagement Microsoft

  • Cory Muscara

    Cory Muscara

    Mindfulness coach Google SIY

  • Henry Davis

    Henry Davis

    President & COO Glossier

  • Carrie Kholi

    Carrie Kholi

    Founder & Executive Director Khafra Company

  • Kristian Hammond

    Kristian Hammond

    Chief Scientist Narrative Science

  • Krystal Persaud

    Krystal Persaud

    Director of Product Design littleBits

  • Jesse Grushack

    Jesse Grushack

    Product Manager Consensys

  • Deborah Jackson

    Deborah Jackson

    CEO Plum Alley

  • Pamela Kaupinen

    Pamela Kaupinen

    Marketing Director GQ

  • Nelson Kunkel

    Nelson Kunkel

    Chief Design Officer Deloitte Digital

  • Josh Ong

    Josh Ong

    Director Global Marketing & Comms Cheetah Mobile

  • Kate O'Neill

    Kate O'Neill

    Tech Humanist KO Insights

  • Will Koffel

    Will Koffel

    Head of Startup Programs Google Cloud

  • Shana Dressler

    Shana Dressler

    Founder NYC Innovation Collective

  • Sam Mandel

    Sam Mandel

    CEO Poncho

  • Susan Lindner

    Susan Lindner

    Founder & CEO Emerging Media

  • Tom Connaughton

    Tom Connaughton

    SVP Creative Content & Programming Vevo

  • Josh Payne

    Josh Payne

    Founder StackCommerce

  • Tiago Luchini

    Tiago Luchini

    Partner of Tech Work & CO

  • Sabrina Dridje

    Sabrina Dridje

    Managing Director The Telly Awards

  • Sançar Şahin

    Sançar Şahin

    Director of Marketing Typeform

  • Jon Troutman

    Jon Troutman

    Co-founder Canary

  • Erica Keswin

    Erica Keswin

    Founder The Spaghetti Project

  • Jon Levy

    Jon Levy

    Author The 2AM Principle

  • Spencer Lazar

    Spencer Lazar

    Partner General Catalyst

  • Joyce Shen

    Joyce Shen

    Investment Director Tenfore Holdings

  • Ryan Feit

    Ryan Feit

    Co-founder & CEO SeedInvest

Past Speakers

These are just a handful of speakers who have presented at our previous events

  • Imran Khan

    Imran Khan

    Chief Strategy Snapchat

  • Payal Kadakia

    Payal Kadakia

    Founder & Executive Chairman ClassPass

  • Alicia Glen

    Alicia Glen

    Deputy Mayor New York City

  • Ryan Holiday

    Ryan Holiday

    Best-selling author

  • Casey Neistat

    Casey Neistat


  • Danae Ringelmann

    Danae Ringelmann

    Founder Indiegogo

  • Julie Zhuo

    Julie Zhuo

    VP Product Design Facebook

  • Jessica Walsh

    Jessica Walsh

    Partner Sagmeister & Walsh

  • Jason Fried

    Jason Fried

    Co-founder Basecamp

  • Ryan Leslie

    Ryan Leslie

    Founder Superphone

  • Kevin Rose

    Kevin Rose

    Co-founder Digg

  • Joe Gebbia

    Joe Gebbia

    Co-founder Airbnb

  • Werner Vogels

    Werner Vogels

    CTO Amazon

  • Julia Hartz

    Julia Hartz

    Co-founder Eventbrite

  • Gary Vaynerchuk

    Gary Vaynerchuk

    Founder Vaynermedia

  • Tim Ferriss

    Tim Ferriss

    Best-selling Author

  • David Allen

    David Allen

    Best-selling Author Getting Things Done

  • Steve Huffman

    Steve Huffman

    Co-founder & CEO Reddit

2016 aftermovie

A new age of tech events has begun

TNW Conference 2017 is set to be 50% bigger and 100% better. We look forward to seeing you there.