In yesterday’s daily TNW Conference newsletter, I shared a Day 1 sample itinerary of unmissable keynotes. With only 21 days left until TNW2019 kicks off, let’s explore what your second day could look like! Want to tailor your day to certain tracks or other preferences? Check out the official schedule to build your own.
10:00 – Ankiti Bose, Growth Quarters
Ankiti Bose is the co-founder of Zilingo, an ecommerce fashion platform. She’s set to become the first Indian female co-founder and CEO of a unicorn.
TNW2019’s Growth Quarters track will showcase the success stories of top entrepreneurs and leaders. If you’re looking for inspiration and hands-on tips for scaling your business, don’t miss it. Ankiti has built an incredible company in a short amount of time – Zilingo is just four years old and is valued at $970 million at the time of writing. Want to hear how she did it? Check out her keynote on the Growth Quarters track.
11:30 – Stacia Carr, Checkout
Stacia Carr is the Director of Engineering at Zalando. She’s in charge of the ecommerce site’s sizing feature, which creates a seamless online experience for customers to find clothing and shoes that fit. On the Checkout track, we’ll be exploring how the latest tech can improve the online experience for customers in the future. Don’t miss her speak about how she’s harnessing the power of machine learning to do just that.
13:00 – Sougwen Chung, Art of Tech
The Art of Tech track explores the intersection between creativity and technology. Sougwen Chung is an Artist in Residence at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Her TNW Conference talk will center on the role that robots are starting to play in artwork, and the philosophical ramifications of it. Make sure to catch her keynote if you’re curious about the intrinsic value of art created by a robot.
14:50 – Stephanie Hannon, Main Stage
Stephanie Hannon has built a career around digital products that create a better world. During her time at Facebook, she built tools to aid in natural disaster relief. At Google, Stephanie expanded Google Maps across 80 cities. She also made history as the first female CTO of a presidential campaign, launching over 100 voter engagement tools for Hilary Clinton’s campaign. Don’t miss her speak about the future of product design on our main stage!
15:10 – Larry Sanger, Hard Fork
Larry Sanger is the co-founder of Wikipedia. His latest project, Everipedia, works with blockchain technology to create an immutable online encyclopedia. At our blockchain and cryptocurrency track, Hard Fork, Larry will discuss how a good UX can act as a catalyst to decentralization.
Check out the full schedule to explore even more keynotes on Day 2 of TNW Conference! That concludes today’s TNW2019 Daily. Tune in tomorrow for more TNW Conference highlights, and make sure to catch up on previous editions right here.