May 16, 2024 | New York, NY


Scroll down for a preview of MIC sessions.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AMBuilding a Buzzy Brand 

Featuring Lisa McKnight, EVP and Chief Brand Officer, Mattel and Nils Leonard, Cofounder, Uncommon
Moderated by Jeff Beer, Senior Staff Editor, Fast Company

9:30 AM - 10:00 AMInnovating at the Speed of Your Consumers 

Featuring Alan Kleinerman, VP of Global Disruptive Innovation, Kraft Heinz, Chris Lander, VP of Product, Loop and Mark Douglas, President and CEO, MNTN.
Moderated by Jill Bernstein, Editorial Director, Fast Company

10:00 AM - 10:10 AMInnovation Moment: Danessa Myricks, Danessa Myricks Beauty 

Featuring Danessa Myricks, Founder and CEO, Danessa Myricks Beauty

10:10 AM - 10:40 AMSecuring Our Future: How AI Is Transforming Public Safety

Presented by Motorola Solutions

Featuring Mahesh Saptharishi, EVP and CTO, Motorola Solutions, Patrick Huston, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (ret.), and Michael Kearns, Professor of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

11:00 AM - 11:10 AMInnovation Moment: Shara Ticku, C16 Biosciences 

Featuring Shara Ticku, Cofounder and CEO, C16 Biosciences

11:10 AM - 11:40 AMEmbracing the Four-Day Workweek 

Featuring Dale Whelehan, CEO, 4 Day Week Global, Tarveen Forrester, VP of People, Kickstarter, and Shanti Mathew, Managing Director, Public Policy Lab
Moderated by Julia Herbst, Senior Editor, Fast Company

11:40 AM - 12:10 PMFighting for the Facts 

Featuring Poppy MacDonald, President, USAFacts
Moderated by Jay Woodruff, Senior Editor, Fast Company

1:10 PM - 1:40 PMHow to Make AI Work for You 

Featuring John Sabino, CEO, LivePerson, Jayesh Govindarajan, SVP of AI and Machine Learning, Salesforce and Colette Stallbaumer, WorkLab Cofounder and Copilot General Manager, Microsoft
Moderated by AJ Hess, Staff Editor, Fast Company

1:40 PM - 2:10 PMMeeting the Moment to Fight the Climate Crisis 

Featuring Douglas Chan, COO & General Manager, U.S., Climeworks, Stephane Germain, CEO, GHGSat Inc., Stephen Galowitz, Chief Commercial Officer, Sublime Systems and Amy Williams, CEO, Citizens of Humanity Group
Moderated by Kristin Toussaint, Staff Editor, Fast Company

2:10 PM - 2:40 PMPutting Community at the Core of Your Content 

Featuring Christian Oestlien, VP of Product Management, Connected TV, YouTube, Grant Lee, SVP of Partnerships and Business Development, and Kaari Casey, VP of Academic Operations, Campus
Moderated by Yasmin Gagne, Associate Editor, Fast Company

2:40 PM - 3:10 PMHow Innovative Is Your Company? 

Featuring Karsten Temme, Cofounder and Chief Innovation Officer, Pivot Bio, Payal Sahni, Chief People Experience Officer, Pfizer and Deborah Golden, U.S. Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte
Moderated by Brendan Vaughan, Editor-in-Chief, Fast Company


Gala Schedule

Cocktail Hour 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET
Seated Dinner 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET
Sean Tresvant, CEO, Taco Bell
Aravind Srinivas, Cofounder and CEO, Perplexity
And a special performance by Madelline