Speakers

Speakers

Adam Malone
Screenverse Inc
Co-Founder, President
Adam Mutschler
The Kedar Group
Managing Partner
Adeola Ariyo
The Gemz, Inc / AAE Consulting, Inc
Executive Director, Business and Brand Strategist of AAE Consulting, Inc
Ajay Kori
UrbanStems
Chairman
Alexis Squire
Serve DC- The Mayor's Office on Volunteerism and Partnerships
Chief Service Officer
Allyson Redpath
MD Dept of Commerce
Director, Entrepreneurship
Amber Clayton
Society for Human Resource Man
Knowledge Center Director
Amber Corrin
Sage Communications
Director of Content, Public Relations
Amira El-Gawly
Manifesta and St. Plant
Founder + CEO
Amira Ouji
Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund
Director of Portfolio Engagement
Amy Spurling
Compt
Founder & CEO
Ana Cristina Gadala-Maria
QED Investors
Principal
Andrew Dana
Call Your Mother/Timber Pizza
Owner/Chief Dough Boiiii
Angela Ferrante
Laudable
CEO & Founder
Angela Jones Hackley
Covenant House of Greater Washington
CEO
Angie Collier
Dupont Circle Solutions
Vice President of Biz Dev
Anjali Kataria
Mytonomy
CEO and Co-Founder
Anthony Jamison
CivStart
CEO & Co-Founder
Anthony Millin
NEXT by Shulman Rogers
Founder and Co-Chair
Aoife Jacob
Growth University
Head of Growth - Activation
April Johnson
HAPPIED
Founder & CEO
Ariel Cadby-Spicer
AARP Innovation Labs
Advisor, Startup Collaboration
Art Stevens
1863 Ventures
Senior Partner
Artemis Berry
NRF
Vice President, Member Relations & Strategic Partnerships
Asad Jabbar
Mckinsey & Company
Head of Alliances & Partnerships, US Public Sector
Austen Brower
Poppy Flowers
Director of Operations
Ayris T Scales
Walker's Legacy
CEO & Managing Director
Benjamin Vann
Impact Ventures
Founder & CEO
Beth Berman
Compellications
CEO & Founder
Bill Boulden
Bill Boulden LLC
Fractional CTO
Blake Davenport
The Davenport Group
CEO
Blake Hall
ID.me
CEO
Brian Williams
Viget
Co-founder & CEO
Bryan Caplin
Andela (formerly)
Chief Revenue Officer
Cami Wolff
The CANIS Shift
Founder/CEO
Caroline Howe
DSLBD
Aspire Program Coordinator
Caroline Turner
Optoro
Vice President, Enteprise Sales
Chris Bordeaux
Hunt Club
General Manager
Chrissy Andrews
Dupont Circle Solutions
Senior Director
Christina Daves
PR for Anyone
Christopher Hertz
Startups & Growth Companies
Entrepreneur, Investor & Advisor
Claire Carlin
Destination DC
Vice President, Partnerships & Alliances and Executive Director, American Experience Foundation
Claire Kennedy
Axios
Vice President, People Operations
Coach Nic Colbert
Coach Nic DC LLC
Chairman and Chief Coach
Cory Lawrence
IRL Agency
Co-Founder + + Co-Organizer for DC Start Up Week
Craig Zingerline
Growth University
CEO & Co-Founder
Cristina Roman
Pique Coaching
Procrastination Coach
CG
Cullen Gilchrist
Union Kitchen
Ceo
Cullen Gilchrist
Union Kitchen
CEO
Dahna Goldstein
Halcyon
Chief Investment Officer
Dana Ray
Dana Ray Consulting
Founder & CEO
DA
Daniel Abrams
MassLight
CEO
Daniel Abrams
MassLight
CEO
DV
Danielle Vogel
Glen's Garden Market
Founder
Danielle Vogel
Glen's Garden Market/Good Food Consulting
Founder
Dave Baggett
INKY Technology Corp.
CEO
Deborah Jordan
AARP
Director, Design Thinking
Denise Harris
The Elevated Leadership Academy
CEO/Founder
Diego Mariscal
2Gether-International
CEO/Founder
Dipanwita Das
Sorcero
CEO & Founder
Dr. Linda Singh
Kaleidoscope Affect
CEO & Founder
Elizabeth Gay
Ìpàdé
Founder
Eric Dobosh
Route 66 Ventures
Investor
Erica Cole
No LIMbits
CEO & Founder
Fonta Gilliam
Wellthi
CEO & Founder
Gabby Cazeau
Harlem Capital
Principal
GS
Gary Skulnik
Neighborhood Sun Benefit Corp
Gary Skulnik
Neighborhood Sun
CEO
Gary Williams
Creative Theory Agency
Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer
Gbenga Ogunjimi
GO GLOBAL LLC
Chief Storyteller
Gerald Yao
FiscalNote
Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder
Glen O’Glivie
Center for Nonprofit Advancement
CEO
Hannah Frankl
Google for Startups
PMM
Harrison Neuert
ideas42 Ventures
Senior Associate
Heather Mahoney
Haute Haus Agency
President
Hector Ocasio
Pet Connect Business
Founder/CEO
HS
Hilary Sutton
HSL Digital
CEO
Hilary Sutton
HSL Digital
CEO & Founder
Ian Garrett
Phalanx
CEO & Co-founder
Ines LeBow
Enterprise Transformation Solutions
CEO/Founder
Ivan Ruzic
Corum Group
Senior Vice President
J. Matt Gilkeson
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Director, Innovation Task Force
Jackie Hyland
ideas42 Ventures
Business Lead
James Whitman
Growth Guide Post
Founder & Executive Director
Jasmine Jones
Cherry Blossom Intimates
Founder + CEO
Jason Van Orden
Van Orden Marketing and Media, LLC
CEO & Founder
Jeff Grass
Hungry
CEO & Co-Founder
Jen Bryan
Growth University
Co-Founder & CMO
Jennifer Sherman
The Influencer Collective
Founder, The Influencer Collective
Jimmy Newson
Moving Forward Small Business
Founder
Joe Titlebaum
Black Lab Ventures
Founder
Joey Womack
Goodie Nation
Founder/CEO
JC
John Canter
KnickleKick
John Canter
AVL Growth Partners
Principal
John Estafanous
RallyBright
Founder and CEO
JD
Josh D'Angelo
MovementX, Inc
CEO
Josh D'Angelo
MovementX
Co-Founder & CEO
Julie Lenzer
University of Maryland
Chief Innovation Officer
Karan Mahendroo
Google
Digital Strategy Lead, Accelerated Growth Team
Katie Shannon
SK CO
President
Keith Camhi
Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator
Managing Director
Kendra Woolridge
Janet & Jo.
CEO
Kerri Nelson
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Lead Researcher
Kevin Morgan
Washington DC Economic Partnership
Tech Sector Liason
Kristine Harjes
Motley Fool Ventures
Vice President
Kristine Harjes
Motley Fool Ventures
Vice President
Kunho Kim
CEO
Door Labs
LaRae Holliday
EVERFI
Chief Talent & Inclusion Officer
LaToria Pierce
ideas42 Venture Studio
Entrepreneur
Lauren McDanell
SEED SPOT
Vice President of Programs
Lauren Williams
Capital B
CEO & Co-Founder
Lauri Putt Needleman
Pie Insurance
VP, People and Talent
Lawrence Bard
Shulman Rogers
Partner
Leo Kelly
Verdence Capital Advisors
CEO
Lina Zdruli
Dafero
Founder & CEO
Lisa Friedlander
NEXT powered by Shulman Rogers/Citrine Angels
Liz Ott
Threespot
President
Liz Sara
Nattional Women's Business Council
Chair
Lucretia Freeman-Buster
Lamb Consulting Group
Managing Principal & CEO
Manny Cosme
CFO Services Group
President and CEO / CFO
Marc Laitin
ideas42 Ventures PBC
Studio Lead
Marc Steren
University Startups
CEO & Co-Founder
Marcus Bullock
Flikshop
CEO/Founder
Marcy Ewald
ThinkNimble
Chief Operating Officer
Marie Spittell
Alexandria Economic Development Partnership
Economic Development Associate
Mariel Rošić
Wefunder
Growth & Venture Programming
Mark Mondry
LAUNCH Center for New Ventures at Virginia Tech
Director
Mary Elizabeth Elkordy
Elkordy Global Strategies
President and Founder
Mary Sue Dahill
Work Smarter Digital
CEO / Founder
Matt Andrulot
Verdence
Director, Due Diligence
Max Moyer
Triumph Law, PLLC
Founder
McKeever (Mac) Conwell
RareBreed Ventures
Founder & Managing Director
Meghan Gaffney
veda data solutions
Co-founder, CEO
Melanie Akwule
MINWO
CEO & Founder
Melissa Bradley
1863 Ventures
General Partner
Michael Roderick
Small Pond Enterprises LLC
CEO
Michaela Althouse
Technical.ly DC
Lead Reporter
Michelai Graham
Freelance Business and Technology Reporter
Mo McCusker
Blackhawke Behavior Science
Co-Founder and COO
Musstanser Tinauli
Fori Inc | Hayk AS
CEO | CDO
Nancy Payne
NanPayne Advisory
Advisor, Mentor & Communicator
Nassim Abdi
Storybolt
CEO & Co-founder
Neil Shah
ThinkNimble
CEO
Nicole Weissman
Halcyon
Director of Communications
Nikki Blacksmith
Blackhawke Behavior Science
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Nina Sabarre
Intention 2 Impact, LLC
Founder & CEO
Oona Rokyta
Oona Rokyta
CEO & Co-Founder
Paige Wilson
Naborforce
Founder
Patrice Martin
The Holding Co.
Cofounder + CEO
Patrick Bryant
Code/+/Trust
CEO
Paul Jossey
Jossey PLLC
Principal
Phillip Naithram
DC Local Leaders
Founder / Host
Rachel Koretsky
Upace
CEO & Founder & Co-organizer of DC Startup Week
Ramli John
ProductLed
Managing Director
Regan Smith
GSSN
Customer Success Manager
Renee Wittemyer
Pivotal Ventures
Director, Program Strategy and Investment
Rick Robinson
AARP Innovation Labs
VP, Startup Engagement
Ross Gianfortune
Government Executive Media Group
Engagement Editor
Roxy Jahangeri
IRL Agency
Co-Founder
Ryan Kuder
Techstars
Managing Director
Samantha Kennelly
WYLD Leadership
WYLD Guide & Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
Sammy Popat
University of Maryland Discovery District
Manager of the Discovery District, Campus Connector & Interim Director of MAVRIC
Sandy Lutton
Designing Influencers
Founder & CEO
Sara Gilgore
Washington Business Journal
Innovation & Health Reporter
Sara Morgan
Eleven Eleven PR
Founder & CEO
Sarah Millar
City Light Capital
Principal
Sasha Spellman
AARP Innovation Labs
Startup Collaboration Director
Scott Blackburn
McKinsey & Company
Senior Partner
Scott Parker
Scott Parker Brands
Owner
Seema Alexander
Founder, DisruptiveCEO Advisory
Creator, U.N.I.Q.U.E Method™ & Co-Organizer DC Start Up Week
Shane McCarthy
Sandboxx
CMO
Shantae J. Edwards
WYLD Leadership
WYLD Guide and Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
Sid Pailla
Sunny Day Fund
CEO
Sonali Zaveri
ideas42 Ventures
Design & Operations Lead
Staci Alexander
AARP
Vice President, Thought Leadership
Stephanie Cummings
Please Assist Me
CEO and Co-Founder
Stephanie Cummings
Please Assist Me
CEO
Steve Goldenberg
Boldr.
Advisor
Steve Touw
Immuta
CTO
Steve Winter
BWF Communications
President
Swamy Ram
Sandboxx
Co-Founder, COO & CTO
Tien Wong
OPUS8, INC. & ConnectPreneur
CEO
Tommy White
American Unversity Center for Innovation
Director
Trent Burner
SHRM
VP of Research
Vanessa Gill
Social Cipher, Inc.
CEO + Co-Founder
Victor Hoskins
Fairfax County ED Authority
President and CEO
Violeta Edelman
Dolcezza Gelato
Co-founder and CEO
Viraj Gandhi
Paradyme Management
CEO & Co-Founder
Wa'il Ashshowwaf
Unstuck Labs
CEO & Cofounder
Will Dickson
FedTech
Director
William Huster
CTO
ThinkNimble
Zach Leverenz
SEED SPOT
CEO
Zach Shefska
YAA
CEO
Zoë Barry
Zingeroo, Inc.
CEO