2017 FC Grill Highlights
MARCH 10TH 2017
How the MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE Are Shaping the Future of
Business in Truly Novel Ways
Featuring: Moj Mahdara, CEO, Beautycon Media; Candice Morgan, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Pinterest; Leila Janah, Founder and CEO, Sama; and Richelieu Dennis, Cofounder, Sundial Brands. Moderated by Diana Budds, writer, Fast Company
Loyalty Beyond Reason: How to Build an Iconic Brand and Why You Should Prioritize It Now
Presented by TBWAChiatDay and Airbnb
Featuring Neil Barrie, Chief Strategy Officer, TBWAChiatDay; Nancy King, Global Consumer Insights and Brand Strategy Director, Airbnb. Moderated by Bob Safian, editor, Fast Company
Hacking Humanity: Using VR to Connect and Change the World
Presented by Samsung NEXT
Featuring: Rachel Sibley, Vice President of Product Marketing, Leap Motion and Niranjan Nagar, Director of Product Management, Samsung NEXT. Moderated by Chuck Salter, editor, Fast Co. Works
Happy Hour with Samsung NEXT, celebrating Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business
MARCH 11TH 2017
WORLD CHANGING IDEAS: Meet Leaders Reexamining the Ways We Live, Work, Help, and Learn
Presented by HP, Inc.
Featuring: Ai-jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Richard Wolffe, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, Global Citizen; Jean Case, CEO, Case Foundation; and Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc. Moderated by Vladimir Duthiers, correspondent, CBS News
How Innovation in Fintech is Enabling Surprise Collaborations
Presented by Citi FinTech
Featuring Linda Duncombe, Chief Marketing Officer, Citi and Sima Ghandhi, Head of Strategy and Business Development, Plaid. Moderated by Chuck Salter, editor, Fast Co. Works
The Future of Mobility and the City of Tomorrow
Presented by Ford
Featuring: Jessica Robinson, Director of City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility. Interviewed by Chuck Salter, editor, Fast Co. Works
Happy Hour in celebration of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas franchise, presented by HP, Inc.
MARCH 12TH 2017
INNOVATION BY DESIGN: What’s Next?
Each year with our Innovation by Design issue and awards, we seek to answer the question: Where is design headed next? In this conversation, designers working in various disciplines–from graphic to experiential, digital, and beyond–will gather to weigh in.
Featuring Karin Fong, director and designer, Imaginary Forces; Mark Rolston, Cofounder and Chief Creative Officer, argodesign; and John Couch, VP of UX and Design, Hulu.
Moderated by Harry McCracken, technology editor, Fast Company
SXSW Featured Session
Kimbal Musk on Trust: The Currency of Our Generation
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EFG
Founder of The Kitchen, Kimbal Musk,
interviewed by Fast Company senior
editor, Amy Farley