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Speakers

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Tank Babbs
Singer/Songwriter/Producer/Actor
R&B Money, LLC
Ricardo Baca
Ceo & Founder
Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency
Remi Bader
Content Creator/Influencer
United Talent
Matthew Baggott, PhD
Co-Founder & Ceo
Tactogen
Perle Bagot
Associate Director
HUB Institute
Mary Bailey
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Last Prisoner Project
Nikisha Bailey
Founder
FOMO Sounds
Paige Bailey
Lead Product Manager (Generative Models)
Google DeepMind
Katie Bain
Senior Music Correspondent, Billboard
Billboard
Aminah Bakeer Abdul-Jabbaar
Professor, Filmmaker, Writer, Producer
California State University - Los Angeles
Britt Baker
Talent
All Elite Wrestling
Nancy Baker Cahill
Artist, Director
Nancy Baker Cahill Studio
Gaylynn Baker
Grandfluencer
Retirement House
Glennda Baker
President & Ceo
Glennda Baker & Associates
Marni Baker Stein
Chief Content Officer
Coursera
Shilpa Bakre
Ed Of Comms/Founder
University Of Texas At Austin/Triage Communication, Llc
Govind Balakrishnan
Co-founder and Co-CEO
Curio AI
Edward Balassanian
Virginia Balch
Luxury Travel Designer
Lily Pond Luxury
Katrina Balcius
Head of Sales
DISCO
Darryl Ballantyne
Founder & CEO
LyricFind
David Ball
Founder
BrandFuel
Jonathan “MrBallen” Ballen
“MrBallen”
Ballen Studios
Tunji Balogun
Chairman/Ceo
Def Jam Recordings
Camille Balsamo-Gillis
VFX Producer/Actor/Filmmaker
Studio Gillis/ProMachina Films
Robert Baltazar
Vice President, TV Programming DEI
Nbcu Launch
Russell Baltera
General Manager
C3 MGMT / C3 Records
Riki Banerjee
Cto
Synchron
Young Bang
Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for
Office of the Secretary of the Army (Acquisitions, Logistics, and Technology)
Amir Banifatemi
Chairman
Enovant
Clayton Banks
CEO
Silicon Harlem
Josh Bankston
NA Distributor Of XR Products
MACE Virtual Labs
Jay Banner
Professor
Univerisity Of Texas At Austin
Olga Bannova
Research Professor
University of Houston, College of Engineering
Megha Bansal Rizoli
Director, Employer Mobilization
Jobs for the Future
Stonly Baptiste Blue
Managing Partner
Third Sphere
Joe Baratelli
Evp / Chief Creative Officer
RPA
Flavia Barbat
Editor-in-Chief
Brandingmag
Daniel Barchi
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
CommonSpirit Health
Timothy Bardlavens
Director of Product, Product Equity
Adobe
RJ Bardsley
Partner And Co-Ceo
Wireside Communications
Zac Barger
Budget Analyst
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Dr. Melissa Barker, EdD
Founder & Ceo
The Phoenix Project
Olly Barkley
Ex England Rugby Player & Co-Founder Vapoura Rum
Ex England Rugby Player & Co-Founder Vapoura Rum
Danielle Barnes
CEO
Women Talk Design
Megan Barnes
Program Manager
Landscape Architecture Foundation
Paul Barnett
Founder and CEO
Now What
Christine Barnum
Chief Revenue Officer
CD Baby
Dan Baron
Partner/Talent
Independent Artist Group (IAG)
Katie Baron
Partner
Alter, Kendrick & Baron, LLP
Dave Baronoff
Founder & EVP of Storytelling
Bad Robot
Justin Barrasso
Author
Sports Illustrated
Lizette Barrera
Producer/Director
Prelude Films
Alexandra Barreto
Co-Founder
We're Doin' Great
Deirdre Barrett
Lecturer, Dept. Of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Lucy Barrett
Senior Manager, Innovation And Entrepreneurship
Gulf Of Maine Ventures / Gulf Of Maine Research Institute
Peter Barrett
General Partner/Founder
Playground Global
Ed Barsley
founder and director
The Environmental Design Studio
Wendy Bartie
SVP & General Manager, US Hematology & Oncology
Bristol Myers Squibb
Nick Bartlett
Director
Future Today Institute
Kirsten Bartok Touw
Co-Founder and Managing Partner of New Vista Capital
New Vista Capital
LeRon Barton
Writer/Author
LeRonBarton.com
Molly Barton
CEO
REALM
Avi Bar-Zeev
President
XR Guild and RealityPrime
Brianna Barzola
Music Supervisor & Clearances Specialist
Michael Basch
Founder, General Partner
Atento Capital
Hannah Bascom
Chief Market Innovation Officer
Uplight
David Bason
Head Of West Coast
7S MGMT
Ed Bastian
Chief Executive Officer
Delta Air Lines
George Bateman
Business Director
Experience12
Steven Bathiche
Suzy Batiz
CEO & Founder
~Pourri, From The Makers Of Poo~Pourri
Colette Pichon Battle
Partner of Vision & Initiatives
Taproot Earth
Kate Baucherel
Author
Galia Digital Ltd
Patricia Baumhart
Board Treasurer - Austin
SAE
Sarah Baus
Senior Content And Community Manager
NoGood
Luciana Bazanella
Co Founder
White Rabbit
Ian Beacraft
CEO
Signal And Cipher
Jim Beagle
Ceo
Grapery
Jamie Beard
Executive Director
Project Innerspace
Whitney Beatty
CEO
Apothecarry
Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt
Director Innovation & Education
International Music Managers Forum
Danielle Marie Beauvoir
Producer / Artist Partnerships
The Elements Music
Chris Beaver
Consultant in Acquisitions and Business Development
Mike Bechtel
Chief Futurist
Deloitte
Doug Beck
Director
Defense Innovation Unit
Brandon Becker
VP of Global Streaming
Beggars Group
Julie Bedard
Managing Director and Partner
The Boston Consulting Group
Amy Beecroft
Head of Verve Ventures
Verve Talent & Literary Agency
Steven Beer
Partner/National Co-Chair, Entertainment, Media & Sports Practice Group
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Samantha Bee
Comedian
Lemonada Media
Craig Beeson
Founder
Craig Beeson Counseling
Greg Beets
Alexandra Beggs
Writer
Freelance Writer
Beth Behn
BG
U.S. Army
Teddy Bekele
CTO
Land O'Lakes
Angela Belcher
Commissioner
National Security Commission on Emerging Biotechnology
Bellah
Artist
Sonitus Music Group Ltd
Janine Bell
Life Coach and Writer
Janine Bell, Inc.
Mónica Bello
Curator and Head of Arts
CERN
Whitt Bell
Director of Partnerships & Events
HeadCount
Naomi Belshaw
Artist Manager
NB Consultancy
Giovanni Beltrame
Professor
Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal
Mark S. Benak
Consultant
Roadrunner Venture Studios
Kristen Bender
SVP, Digital Strategy
Universal Music Group
Laila Bengharsa
VP of Creative + Marketing
Hipgnosis Songs Group
Nelly Ben hayoun- Stépanian
Fimmaker and Designer of Experiences
SETI Institute, Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios
Eric Benjamin
Executive Vice President and Chief Product & Customer Experience Officer
Insulet Corporation
Ruha Benjamin
Professor in the Department of African American studies
Princeton
Clint Bentley
Kiira Benzing
Creative Director
Double Eye Studios
Adraint Bereal
Author
The Black Yearbook
Shaked Berenson
Founder & CEO
Studio Dome
Erica Berenstein
Deputy Editor-In-Chief & Head of Video
Business Insider
Bernadette Berger
Innovation Program Director
Alaska Airlines
Jan Berger
CEO
Health Intelligence Partners
Joshua Berger
President And Ceo
Washington Maritime Blue
Ryan Berger
Chief Of Creator Marketing
Vanessa Berlowitz
Founder, Executive Producer
Wildstar
Tzeporah Berman
Chair And Founder
Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative
Drea Bernardi
Producer
CLOC
Tim Bern
Head of Education
DISCO
Melissa Berquist
Director
Resilience
Brooke Berry
Head Of Creator Development
Snap Inc.
Iesha Berry
Vice President and Chief Diversity and Engagement Officer
DocuSign
Joel Bervell
Host and Science Communicator
Dr. Robin Berzin, MD
CEO/Founder
Parsley Health
Trevor Best
CEO
Syzygy Plasmonics
Greg Bethard
Managing Partner And Ceo
High Plains Ponderosa Dairy
Didi Bethurum
Chief Communications Officer
Meow Wolf
Marshall Betts
Managing Partner, Agent
TBA Agency
Laura Betz
Public Affairs Officer
NASA
Jason Beukema
Chief Excitement Officer
Whet Travel
Shannon Beveridge
Creator and Director
Nirav Bhakta
Film Festival Lead
Undocumented Filmmakers Collective
Preet Bharara
Host, Stay Tuned with Preet
Vox Media
Apoorv Bhargava
Co-founder and CEO
WeaveGrid
Rohit Bhargava
Founder & Chief Trend Curator
The Non-Obvious Company
Fred Bhat
Entertainment Operations & Partnerships, UK
TikTok
Shriya Bhattacharya
Creator Economy Reporter
Business Insider
Jay Bhatt
Managing Director, Center For Health Solutions + Health Equity Institute
Deloitte
Tami Bhaumik
Roblox Vice President of Civility and Partnerships
ROBLOX
Shelly Bhowmik
Physician Founder
Platform Wellness
Natasha Bhuyan
Vice President, In-Office Care & National Medical Director
One Medical
Martha Biadun
Communication & Culture
Railslove
Mayim Bialik
Actor, Writer, Producer, Neuroscientist
Sad Clown Productions
Davide Bianca
Founder/Artist/Director at Shifting Tides
Shifting Tides
Jean-Luc Biaulet
Founder/CEO
Music Story
Brittany Bigelow
Chief Content Officer
audiochuck
Teresa Bigelow
Founder
Spiral5
Zoya Biglary
Founder, Creator
Fysh Foods
Lizzy Bilasano
Vp Creative Strategy
Whalar
Bryan Biniak
President, Songtradr and GM
Bandcamp
Kari Birdsall
Vice President of EV Strategy
Hertz
Sue Bird
WNBA Legend
TOGETHXR
Jennifer Birn
Editor-in-Chief
Austin Lifestyle Magazine
Jennifer Bisceglie
Founder and CEO
Interos
Anja Bisgaard Gaede
Founder & Creative Producer
SPOTT trends & business
Vanessa Bitter
Senior Project Director
UsetheNews
Georgette Bivins
Business Affairs
GSD&M
Matthew Bizer
Co-Founder, Luck Reunion // Founder, Noise Frontier
Luck Presents // Noise Frontier
Ola Björling
Creative Tech Lead
Buoy Studio
Soren Bjorn
President, Driscoll's of the Americas
Driscoll’s
Eddie Blackmon
Vp Of A&R
ONErpm
Sue Black
Professor Of Computer Science
Durham University
Keily Blair
Ceo
OnlyFans
Tallis Blalack
Principal
Tech-To-Market Advisor
Benoît Blanchard
Head Of Mifa Projects
Annecy Int. Film Festival / Mifa
Just Blaze
Music Producer
Rebel Base Industries LLC
Julian Bleecker
Founder
Near Future Laboratory
Evan Bleiweiss
Account Manager Iii
Valkyrie Intelligence
Agnes Bliah
Director, Music Industry Operations
Deezer
Brian Block
Nightlife & Entertainment Services Manager
City of Austin
Dustin Blocker
CCO
Hand Drawn Pressing
Michael Blonde
Strategic Account Manager
Hootsuite
Linda Bloss-Baum
Assistant Director, Business and Entertainment Program, KOGOD
American University
Dan Blumberg
Founder
Modern Product Minds
Danielle Blundell
Executive Home Director
Apartment Therapy Media
Mickey Boardman
Editorial Director
Paper Magazine
Kipp Bodnar
CMO
HubSpot
Edith Bo
Head of A&R
Rostrum Records
Debi Boffa
CEO
TravelCenters Of America
Evan Bogart
CEO
Seeker Music
Aaron Bogucki
Founder
Big Cookie
Boi-1da
Isla Management
Jay Boisseau
CEO
Austin Forum on Technology & Society
Ché Bolden
CEO
The Charles F. Bolden Group
Emily Bolf
Marketing Director & Assoicate Producer, Austin City Limits
LickonaVision, Inc
Monica Bolles
Creative Lead
Resonant Interactions
Mark Bolton
Head Of Global Public Policy
Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Dia Bondi
Owner
Dia Bondi Communications LLC
Paul Bonham
Professional Development Director
Music Managers Forum UK
Kendall Bonner
Tampa Real Estate Leader
The Kendall Bonner Team
Rob Bonta
Attorney General
California Department of Justice
Alex Booker
Executive Creative Director
BBDO New York
Nikki Boon
Artist Manager
Neon Coast
Audrey Boos
@audboos on TikTok and Instagram
Influencer
Katy Boos
CEO
Remix Communications
David Booth
Founder & Chairman
Dimensional Fund Advisors
Chief Borders
Linebacker | Content Creator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jason Borenstein
Program Director
U.S. National Science Foundation
Luna Borges Pereira Santos
Associate Director
Fòs Feminista
Perianne Boring
Founder & CEO
Chamber of Digital Commerce
Eric Borja
Literary Manager
Writ Large
Rodrigo Bornhausen Demarch
Chief Innovation Officer
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Laurel Borrowman
Director, Digital Marketing
Nettwerk Music Group
Carla Borsoi
Business Alchemist
Carla Borsoi
Melissa Bortnick
Managing Counsel, Music at Epic Games
Epic Games
Rimma Boshernitsan
Trevon Bosley
Activist & MFOL Board Chair
March For Our Lives
Jacqueline Bošnjak
Linda Bosserman
Medical Director, Center for International Medicine
City of Hope
Lydia Bottegoni
Executive Vice President, Story And Franchise Development
Blizzard Entertainment
Thomas Bouabca
Director of Datascience
Deezer
Marie-Pier Boucher
Assistant Professor, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology + Faculty of Information
University of Toronto
Morgan Bouchet
Head of immersive and XR technologies
Orange
Geoffrey Bouquot
Chief Technology Officer & VP Strategy
Valeo
Carter Bourassa
Associate
Moneta Ventures
Matthew Boutillier
Sr Technical Specialist
Microsoft
Etienne Bouvier
Senior Transmedia Content Manager
Ubisoft
Jennifer Bowder
Head of Sync Licensing
Ultra Records
Julie Bowen
Founding Board Member, Actress
Baby2Baby
April Boyd
Vice President, Global Government Affairs And Public Policy
Spotify
Danielle Boyer
Robotics Inventor/Educator
Steam Connection
Jeff Brabec
SVP Legal & Business Affairs
BMG
Todd Brabec
Attorney/ Adjunct Professor/ Author
Musicandmoney.com
Kendra Bracken-Ferguson
Ceo
Braintrust Founders Studio And Braintrust Fund
Kali Bradford
Co-Founder
Ridiculous Biz
Emily Bradley
Customer Success
Innovation Women
Jeff Bradley
Co-Founder & CEO
Phrasia
Julien Brami
Creative Director/VFX Supervisor
Zoic Studios
Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau
CEO & Publisher
MIT Technology Review
Fabian Brandt
Partner
Oliver Wyman Forum
Pippa Brashear
RESILIENCE PRINCIPAL, PARTNER
SCAPE Landscape Architecture
Bryan Braunlich
Executive Director
The Cinema Foundation
Mollie Breen
Founder & Ceo
Perygee
Alex Brees
CEO & Founder
Un:Hurd
Tom Brevoort
VP, Executive Editor
Marvel
Lindsay Brewer
Professional Racecar Driver
Jim Breyer
Founder & CEO
Breyer Capital
Virginie Briand
Partner Creative Consulting
Deloitte Digital
Luc Briard
French State Administrator
Mansa
Amalie Briden
Innovation Manager
BPI
Joel Brierre
Founder/Ceo
Tandava Retreats and Co-founder, F.I.V.E. 5-MeO Education
Jessica Brillhart
Director
Speaker
Vrai Pictures
Kathryn Brillhart
Virtual Production Supervisor & Cinematographer
Freelance
Danelle Briscoe
Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin.
Tavel Bristol-Joseph
Chef
Emmer&Rye Hospitality Group
Alice Britton
Director
Squint/Opera
Sarah Brock
Vp, Head Of Hr Decision Science
Johnson & Johnson
Dylan Brodie
Elevenhundredstudios
Jake Brody
Senior Managing Director, Us South Market Unit - Lead
Accenture Song
Emma Brooks McAllister
Creator
Self-Employed - Influencer
Dale Brosius
Executive Vice President & Chief Commercialization Officer
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation
Sam Browd
Chief Medical Officer
DeepWell DTx
Janay Brower
Public Thread
Brittany Brown
Director of Digital Communications
NASA
Danny Brown
Artist
Bruiser Brigade
Deanna Brown
CEO
Dragonfly Sports (Previously SXSW Innovator's Fund)
Dr. Brené Brown
Host, Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead
Vox Media
Dria Brown
Co-Director of Programming
Broadway Advocacy Coalition
Dr. Imani Brown
Social Equity Programming Director
City Of Los Angeles-Department Of Cannabis Regulation
Garrett Brown
Author, Speaker, Adjunct Professor Of Entrepreneurship
University of Southern California
Forrest Browning
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Audius
Jeffrey Brown
Founder / Producer / Director
Big Day Pictures
Jeremy Rashad Brown
Founder/CEO
Brown Boy Productions
Joi Brown
Founder + CEO
Culture Creators
Jonathan Brown
Sacred Earth Medicine Practitioner & Integration Coach
Quest The Conduit
Justine Brown
Michael Brown
VP, Innovation
SXSW
Noah Brown
Content Creator
Foolish Gamers
Owen Brown
Founder + Creative Director
CTRL5
Kirsten Brown Persley
Founder and CEO
Persley Advisors
Tabitha Brown
Mary Beth Bruggeman
President
The Mission Continues
Taryn Brumfitt
Director
The Embrace Collective
Cindy Brummer
CEO / Creative Director
Standard Beagle
Lisa Mae Brunson
CEO
Wonder Women Tech
Jim Brunzell
Festival Director
Sound Unseen, Llc
Arin Bryan
Sr. Director, People Team
Redfin
Mark Bryan
Senior Manager
Future Today Institute
Megan Bryant
Director of Collections
The Sixth Floor Museum
Sheri Bryant
Business Strategy
Rapport.cloud
Roberto Bua
Manager, Artist Development
SoundCloud
Celley Buchanan
VP Airport Operations and Customer Service
Alaska Airlines
Masha Bucher
Founder And General Partner
Day One Ventures
Jennifer Buchli
Chief Scientist, International Space Station Program
NASA
Regina Buckley
Chief Financial & Strategy Officer
Hearst Magazines
Jason Buechel
CEO
Whole Foods Market
Dan Buettner, Jr.
Executive Vice President And Chief Development Officer
Blue Zones
Lamont Buford
VP, Entertainment Experience & Production
Seattle Kraken
Ian Bundey
Business Strategist
VMware
Dr. Joy Buolamwini
Founder
Algorithmic Justice League
Ashly Burch
Actor/Writer/Producer
Self-employed
Dan Burgar
CEO and Co-Founder
Frontier Collective
Richard James Burgess
President & CEO
American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)
Anne Marie Burgoyne
Managing Director
Emerson Collective
Charlie Burgoyne
Founder & CEO
Valkyrie Intelligence
Athena Burgueno
Fashion-Tech Expert
Matthew J Burke
VP of Sales
Submarine
Erika Burk
Chief Human Resources Officer
Porsche Cars North America
Tina Burke
Sleep Research Scientist
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Jon Burkhart
Founder
TBC Global Limited
Margaret A. Burnham
Professor/Academic Director
Northeastern University
Scott Z. Burns
Award-Winning Screenwriter, Director, Producer and Playwright
Jeffrey Burrell
Global Head of Social Impact, Riot Games
Riot Games
Bill Burton
President
Bryson Gillette
Eric Burton
Singer, Songwriter, & Producer
Black Pumas
Lisa	 Burton
Vice President
HearstLab
Leah Bury
Founder
Slow Fashion Festival
Jason Busch
Executive Director
Pacific Ocean Energy Trust
Peter Busch
Chief Strategic Officer
Flawless
Michael C. Bush
CEO
Great Place to Work
Brenda Bustillos
Chief, Nutrition Performance & Readiness; Deputy Consultant to the Army Surgeon General, Nutrition and Dietetics
U.S. Army Office of the Surgeon General
Michelle Buteau
Actor
The Lede Company
Heath Butler
Venture Partner
Mercury Fund
Shawna Butler
Nurse Economist & Host
SEE YOU NOW podcast
Megan Bycel
Director Of Entertainment Partnerships
Meta
G.T. Bynum
Mayor
City of Tulsa