Schedule

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Time Session Session Type More Info
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
10:10 AM - 10:45 AM (EST)

One-on-One with Evan Spiegel, Cofounder and CEO, Snap

Interview
11:00 AM - 11:35 AM (EST)

Lights, Camera, Action! Behind the Scenes with the Most Innovative Storytellers
Featuring MATTHEW A. CHERRY, Director, Writer, Producer, Cherry Lane Productions; TERENCE CARTER, Co-president and Head of TV at Westbrook Studios; and PRERNA GUPTA, Founder and CEO at Hooked

Panel
12:00 PM - 12:35 PM (EST)

Reimagining Tomorrow: How AI and Emerging Technologies Can Be Used Responsibly to Reshape Healthcare for Good
Presented by Optum
Featuring KERRIE HOLLEY, SVP and Technology Fellow, Optum, and DR. BERTALAN MESKO, PhD, Director of The Medical Futurist Institute

Panel
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

The Politics of Advertising in the Age of Protest
Featuring MARGARET JOHNSON, Chief Creative Officer and Partner, Goodby Silverstein & Partners; CHRIS MILLER, Head of Global Activism, Ben & Jerry’s; and RASHAD ROBINSON, President, Color of Change

Breakout Session
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

What We Talk About When We Talk About Mental Health at Work
Featuring GURU GOWRAPPAN, CEO, Verizon Media; SARAHJANE SACCHETTI, CEO, Cleo; and LORENZO LEWIS, Founder, Confess Project

Breakout Session
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

Biotech Everywhere: How Biological Science Is Transforming the World
Featuring MICHAEL CHUI, Partner, McKinsey & Co.; MARIANA MATUS, Cofounder and CEO, BiobotAnalytics; JOSH HOFFMAN, Cofounder and CEO, Zymergen

Breakout Session
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

Fake News 101: What the Rise of Misinformation Campaigns Means for Business
Featuring LYRIC JAIN, Founder and CEO, Logically; JOHN W. KELLY, Founder and CEO, Graphika; and KYLIE WRIGHT-FORD, CEO, The RepTrak Company

Breakout Session
1:45 PM - 2:20 PM (EST)

The Quantum Shift: Why the Next Era of Transformative Innovation Will Be Powered by Quantum Computing
Presented by Honeywell
Introduction by DARIUS ADAMCZYK, Chairman and CEO, Honeywell. Featuring JUSTIN BAIRD, VP, Head of Innovation, Asia Pacific, DHL Customer Solutions and Innovation; LISA O'CONNOR, Managing  Director, Accenture Security; and TONY UTTLEY, President, Honeywell Quantum Solutions

Panel
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

Beyond Resilience: Building a Business That Gets Better with Adversity
Featuring BARBARA HUMPTON, President and CEO, Siemens Corporation USA, and ELLEN KULLMAN, President and CEO, Carbon

Breakout Session
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

We’re All Designers Now: Why Every Business Needs Human-Centered Design
Featuring VIVIANNE CASTILLO, Founder, HmntyCntrd; IVY ROSS, VP and Head of Hardware Design, Google; and THANG VO-TA, Cofounder and CEO, Callaly

Breakout Session
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

So You Think Your Business is Green? Advice From Sustainability Innovators
Featuring STU LANDESBERG, Cofounder and CEO, Grove Collaborative; LENA PRIPP KOVAC, Chief Sustainability Officer, Inter IKEA Group; and LUCAS JOPPA, Chief Environmental Officer at Microsoft

Breakout Session
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

From Goodee to Great: Building a Business on Design and Purpose
Featuring BYRON PEART, Cofounder, Goodee, and DEXTER PEART, Cofounder, Goodee

Breakout Session
3:30 PM - 4:05 PM (EST)

Health Equity 2021: How Building a Culture of Inclusivity and Diversity to Address Disparities Creates a More Equitable Society
Presented by Optum
Featuring KAROOM BROWN, Global Chief Growth and Strategy Officer, OptumServe; DR. SEANELLE HAWKINS, President and CEO, Urban League of Rochester; and DR. ANJALI BHAGRA, Medical Director, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Mayo Clinic

Panel
4:15 PM - 4:50 PM (EST)

Merchants of Boom: Technology and the New Retail Revolution
Featuring HARLEY FINKELSTEIN, President, Shopify, and REBECCA MINKOFF, Cofounder and Creative Director, Rebecca Minkoff

Panel
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM (EST)

Talent for Transformation: Understanding the New Roles and Skills That Top Companies Need to Remain Competitive in 2021
Presented by Honeywell
Featuring DAVID TRICE, Chief Product Officer, Honeywell Forge

Interview
10:10 AM - 10:45 AM (EST)

One-on-One with Filmmaker and Founder of ARRAY, Ava DuVernay

Interview
11:00 AM - 11:35 AM (EST)

Science, Innovation, and Collaboration: The Race to a COVID-19 Vaccine
Featuring ALBERT BOURLA, Chairman and CEO, Pfizer, and KATHRIN JANSEN, Head of Vaccine Research and Development, Pfizer

Panel
12:00 PM - 12:35 PM (EST)

Solving Food Inequality: How Fresh, Imaginative Ideas and Innovative Collaborations Are Combining to Drive Global Change
Presented by Dole Packaged Foods
Featuring PIER LUIGI SIGISMONDI, President, Dole Packaged Foods; BARBARA GUERPILLON, Head of Ventures, Dole Packaged Foods; and SARA ROVERSI, Founder, Future Food Institute

Panel
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

Remote Control: Cultivating Creativity in the Virtual Workplace
Featuring CAROLYN CHILDERS, Cofounder and CEO, Chief, and DOM PRICE, Work Futurist, Atlassian

Breakout Session
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

The Experience Economy Is Dead. Long Live the Experience Economy
Featuring ALYSSA RAVASIO, Founder and CEO, Hipcamp, and ALI RUBINSTEIN, Chief Creative Officer and co-CEO, Meow Wolf

Breakout Session
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

What It Means to Be a Cult Brand in 2021
Featuring KIT HICKEY, Entrepreneur-in-residence, MIT Sloan School of Management, and Cofounder, Ministry of Supply, and CALVIN MCDONALD, CEO, Lululemon

Breakout Session
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM (EST)

Smart Money: How Investors Spot and Nurture the Most Innovative Companies
Featuring RAVI GUPTA, Partner, Sequoia Capital; FREADA KAPOR KLEIN, Founding Partner, Kapor Capital; and PAUL WACHTER, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Main Street Advisors

Breakout Session
1:45 PM - 2:20 PM (EST)

The Doctor Will Zoom You Now: How Telemedicine and Other Innovations Are Delivering Care Where We Are the Most—At Home
Presented by Optum
Featuring DR. KRISTI HENDERSON, SVP, Innovation and Telehealth, Optum, and ERIC ROCK, CEO, Vivify Health

Panel
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

Leading with Speed and Purpose: Secrets of the Most Inspiring CEOs
Featuring HUGH EVANS, CEO, Global Citizen; JEAN CASE, Chairman, National Geographic Society, and CEO, Case Impact Network; and TEMIE GIWA-TUBOSUN, Founder and CEO, LifeBank

Breakout Session
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

Capitalizing on Cool: Companies Setting the Cultural Agenda
Featuring LEX BORRERO, Cofounder and CEO, Neon16; AARON LEVANT, CEO, NTWRK; and LUCY YEOMANS, Creator, Founder, and co-CEO, Drest

Breakout Session
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM (EST)

Innovation for All: Setting a New Agenda for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Featuring LISA COLEMAN, SVP, Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation, New York University; VERNĀ MYERS, VP Inclusion Strategy, Netflix; and SANDRA SIMS-WILLIAMS, SVP  of Diversity and Inclusion at Nielsen

Breakout Session
3:30 PM - 4:05 PM (EST)

Scaling Innovation: How Startups and Industry Giants Foster Creative Cultures to Stay Ahead of the Competition
Presented by JobsOhio
Featuring VICTOR AGUILAR, Chief Research, Development, and Innovation Officer, Procter & Gamble; STACY STRAUSS, Director, Ohio University Innovation Center; and ALEX TIMM, CEO, Root Insurance Company

Panel
4:15 PM - 4:50 PM (EST)

Master Class: When Message Meets Media
Featuring MAVERICK CARTER, CEO, SpringHill Company, and DONNA LANGLEY, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment

Panel