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CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF INNOVATION

In its tenth year, the 2024 Fast Company Innovation Festival unfolds in venues throughout New York City, convening thousands of makers and innovators from across the globe—exceptional leaders and doers shaping the future—for four days of inspired conversation, purposeful networking, and meaningful takeaways.

PAST SPEAKERS

Antoine Hubert
Antoine Hubert
Cofounder, EVP, and CŸO
Ÿnsect
Shara Ticku
Shara Ticku
Cofounder and CEO
C16 Biosciences
Art Markman
Art Markman
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
University of Texas at Austin
Kathy Baughman McLeod
Kathy Baughman McLeod
Director, Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, and SVP
Atlantic Council
Tricia Biggio
Tricia Biggio
Cofounder and CEO
Invisible Universe
Kim Rittberg
Kim Rittberg
Award-Winning Digital Marketing Strategist and Founder
Henry Street Media
Chitra Agrawal
Chitra Agrawal
Founder and CEO
Brooklyn Delhi
Daniel Weissland
Daniel Weissland
President
Audi of America
Don McGuire
Don McGuire
CMO
Qualcomm
Christian Madsbjerg
Christian Madsbjerg
Entrepreneur, Philosopher, and Cofounder
ReD Associates

Highlights from 2023

A BUSTLING HUB

What happens when thousands of creatives gather in one place? The energy is impossible to contain. At the festival hub, expect one-of-a-kind experiences, dynamic discussions, and powerful networking.

ENGAGING WORKSHOPS

Learn from the trailblazers changing the way we work so that you can work—and live—smarter. Engage with experts whose visionary ideas fuel better companies, careers, and teams.

IMMERSIVE FAST TRACKS

Fast Company’s bespoke take on the field trip, Fast Tracks give you insider access to some of the most dynamic companies, studios, and buzzed-about startups in New York City.

BOLD TALKS AND PANELS

Get inspired by the biggest names in tech, design, leadership, creativity, and beyond.

TASTE OF INNOVATION DINNERS

Taste of Innovation is a series of exclusive culinary experiences showcasing the people, foods, libations, and stories that make for an unforgettable meal. Intimate. Provocative. Delicious.

PARTIES, NETWORKING, AND MORE

Meet and mingle with new friends working in tech, design, creativity, fashion, sustainability, healthcare, and more for the festival opening party, daily cocktail hours, surprise experiences, and so much more!

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