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Speakers

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Arnold Ma
CEO
Qumin LTD
Alex Maas
Musician / Vocalist
The Black Angels
Amashia Mabone
$6k For 6k Lane Scholar
Lane College
Keisha Mabry Haymore
Founder
Heydays HQ
Fernando Machado
Chief Marketing Officer
NotCo
Madison Machen
Digital Partnerships Manager
Messina Touring Group
Blair MacIntyre
Head of of Immersive Tech
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Andrew Mackinnon
TABOO Group CEO
The Taboo Group
James Mackinnon
Managing Director
The Taboo Group
Ryan Mack
Chief Commercial Officer
Made In Network
Kyle MacLachlan
Kara MacLean
Senior Director
Organic
Katherine MacLean, PhD
President And Founder
Charon Navigations, Llc
Clarence Maclin
Actor
A24 / SING SING
Megan Macmillan
SVP, Comedy Development
Universal Television
Tracy Maddux
Principal Consultant
Artes Management
Josh Madell
Head Of Artist And Label Strategy
Secretly Distribution
Arthur Madrid
CEO
The Sandbox
John Maeda
Vice President Of Design And Artificial Intelligence
Microsoft
Christian Maender
Exec Vp, Space Commercialization
Axiom Space
David Magdael
CEO
DAVID MAGDAEL & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Jamie Maggio
Sports Broadcaster
CBS
Alex Mahadevan
Director,Mediawise
The Poynter Institute
Julian Maha
Co-Founder
KultureCity
Avipsa Mahapatra
Climate Campaign Director
Environmental Investigation Agency
Jim Mahoney
SVP, Member & Partner Success
Merlin
Kyle Mahowald
Assistant Professor of Linguistics
UT Austin
Nick Maiale
CEO
jump.global
Raine Maida
Musician/Technologist
OurLadyPeace
Juliana Maité
Film Director
Palika Makam
Head Of Us Activism
Ben & Jerry's
Geeta Maker-Clark, MD
Director, Integrative Nutrition and Advocacy, Co-Director Culinary Medicine
University Of Chicago /Endeavor Health
Jussi Mäkinen
Chief Brand Officer
Varjo
Beth Malafa
Head Of Experiential Marketing & Global Events
Under Armour
Sam Malcolm
Senior Data Analyst
Alamo Drafthouse
Heather Malenshek
Chief Marketing Officer
Land O'Lakes
Tarah Malhotra-Feinberg
Senior Vice President & Executive Producer
Wayfarer Studios
Astha Malik
Chief Business Officer
Braze
Verta Maloney
Co-Founder x Chief Innovation Officer
the*gameHERs
Ben Mand
CEO
Harmless Harvest
Mandy Mandelstein
Experience Design Lead
Gensler
Angela Hucles Mangano
General Manager
Angel City Football Club
Mary Mangione
Associate Director of Global Communications
Yubico
Jessica Manins
CEO
Beyond Studios
David Manley
Physician Assistant
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Henrietta Mann
Endowed Chair in Native American Studies at Montana State University, Bozeman
Montana State University
Ali Manning
Founder
Umami Food Consulting
Katharine Manning
President
Blackbird LLC
Raheem Manning
Director of Night Time Economy & Business Development
City of Philadelphia
Arshad Mansoor
President and CEO
Electric Power Research Institute
Ruby Marchand
Chief Awards & Industry Officer
The Recording Academy
Anastasia Marchenkova
Quantum Researcher
Georgia Institute of Technology
Franck Marchis
Senior Planetary Astronomer
SETI Institute
Nacho De Marco
CEO
BairesDev
Joshua Marcuse
Head of Strategy & Innovation
Google Public Sector
Gary Marcus
Professor Emeritus
NYU
Miranda Marcus
Executive Product Manager, BBC News Labs
BBC
Eugene Marder
Associate General Counsel
Twitch Interactive
Laura Margolin
Sr. Manager, Marketing Operations
SoundCloud
Robin Maril
Assistant Professor Of Law
Willamette University College of Law
Eduardo Marisca
Founder & Creative Director
Melmac
Abbie Marono
Director of Education
Social-Engineer
Daniel Marqusee
Head Of Xr Design
Bezi
Andy Marra
Executive Director
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
Michael V. Marrale
Chief Executive Officer
M Science Llc
Sergio Marrero
Managing Director
Robin Hood Foundation
Brandon Marshall
Founder and CEO
I AM ATHLETE
Chris Marshall
Founder
Sans Bar
Terry Marshall
Executive Creative Director
Intelligent Mischief
Lillian Marsh
Owner & Chief Strategy Officer
TinyWins
Patrick Marsh
Principal Designer
argodesign
Kristen Marston
Chief Impact Officer
The League
Lyse Martel
CMF (Color, Material, Finish) Design Expert
Volkswagen Group Future Center Europe
Brett Martin
Co-Founder
Kumospace
Catherine Martin
Minister For Tourism, Arts, Culture, Gaeltacht, Sport And Media
Department Of Tourism
Jesse	 Martinez
Founder + CEO
LSA Global - Latinx Startup Alliance
Nikki Martinez
Sr Brand Marketing Manager
Lyft
Ricardo Martinez
CEO
Equality Texas
Genevieve Martin
Vice President of Partnerships & Innovation
The Last Mile
Sonequa Martin-Green
Actor and Producer
My Dead Friend Zoe
Joel Martin
Chief Media Officer
ChargeFuze / AdFuze
Julia Martin
CFO
Advanced Technology International
Bernice "Bee" Martin Lee
Chief Executive Officer
Epilepsy Foundation Of America
Meisha-Ann Martin
Sr. Director, People Analytics and Research
Workhuman
Michael Martin
Founder / CEO
r.world, Effect Partners
Kyle Martino
TV Analyst
Turner Sports
TJ Martin
Executive Producer
72 Films Ltd
Angie Martoccio
Senior Writer
Rolling Stone
Cassandra Martynow
Director, Esg Advisory & Mandatory Reporting
Anthesis Group
Chris Marvin
Principal
Marvin Strategies
Adam Marx
Founder & Speaker
The Zero To One Networker
Scarlet Masius
Head of Community
Tactogen
Peymon Maskan
Founder
Radish Music, inc
Hilary 
 Mason
Co - Founder
Hidden Door Entertainment
Jennifer Masset
Global Head of Indies, Commercial Partnerships
Spotify
Dick Massey
Tour Manager
Billie Eilish & Finneas
Mary Matheson
Professor/Immersive Director
Arizona State University
Dennis Mathews
Ceo
Revelation Interactive
Joanne Mathews
Speaker Coach
Remix Communications
Vanessa Mathias
Co-Founder
White Rabbit
Keiichi Matsuda
Director
Liquid City
Randi Matthews
CEO And Founder
Multi-Hyphen Media
Dana Mattioli
Reporter, WSJ, and Author, The Everything War
The Wall Street Journal
Rosie Mattio
Founder & CEO
Mattio Communications
Severin Matusek
Founder
Co-Matter
Alicia Matusheski
Counsel
Perkins Coie LLP
Tim Matus
CEO
Renu Robotics
Jocelyn Matyas
Climate Impact & Regeneration Portfolio Manager (Impact Investing)
Cisco Foundation
Curtis Matzke
Founder
Unfurnished Films, LLC
Tekedra Mawakana
Co-CEO
Waymo
Elijah May
Founder, Managing Director
Experience Firm
Greg Mayes
President & Chief Executive Officer
Reunion Neurosciences
Sharon Mayl
Partner
DLA Piper LLP
Mona May
Costume Designer
Saraounia Mboka-Boyer
Principal Consultant and Inclusion Engineer
Ubuntu Solutions
Marybeth McAfee
Director, Medical Affairs
National Organization For Rare Disorders
Molly McAnany
Podcast Producer
Council on Foreign Relations
John McAuliffe
Director, Creative Manchester
The University of Manchester
Pastor Mike McBride
Executive Director
LIVE FREE Campaign
Steven Mccaig
Program Specialist
Texas Film Commission
Jasmine McCall
Founder
PayBump
Tyler McCall
Freelance Writer and Editor
Jenn McCarron
Director of Legal Operations & Technology
Netflix
Danielle McCarthy-Boles
VP, Publicity
Magnolia Pictures
Patrick McCarthy
Capacity Manager, Marketing & Social Media
A to Z Media
Niko McCarty
Writing Lead
Asimov
Elise McCave
Head of Film
Kickstarter
Melanie McClain
Founder
Blurred Lines
Kerry McClelland
Global Managing Director
Native Design
Heather McClellan
Ceo; Executive & Founder Coach; Eq Trainer; Facilitator
HKM Coaching & Consulting
Shaniqua McClendon
VP of Politics
Crooked Media
Leta McCollough Seletzky
Essayist
Essayist And Memorist
Andrew McCollum
Stephen McCord
Owner
B Presents, LLC
Claire McCormack
Senior Editor
Beauty Independent
Colin McCormack
Communications Manager
SAGindie
Imani McCormick
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Associate
Minnesota Vikings
Rosa McCormick
Managing Partner
Wild Basin Investments
Frank McCourt
Founder
Project Liberty and Project Liberty Action Network
Faye McCray
Head of Content
Well+Good
Julieta McCurry
Vp, In-Flight Entertainment And Connectivity
Delta
Robb Mcdaniels
CEO
Beatport Media Group
Aaron McDonald
Co-Founder
Readyverse Studios
Tom McDonald
EVP, Global Factual and Unscripted Content
National Geographic
Boyd McDonnell
Founder & Ceo
21 South Music
Erin McDonough
Vice President, Global Strategy And Insights
Paramount Pictures
Lena McDowall
Deputy Director, Management and Administration
National Park Service
Maghan McDowell
Senior Innovation Editor
Vogue Business
Jessica McEver
Director of Pop Culture + Media
IllumiNative
Bree Mcewan
Associate Professor
The University of Toronto
Julie McFadden, BSN, RN
Hospice/Palliative Nurse
Candice McFarlane
Chief Creative Officer
Cinereach
Erin Mcgee
Scan Intern
NASA
Amy McGovern
Lloyd G. and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor
University of Oklahoma
Jena McGregor
Senior Editor
Forbes
DeDe McGuire
National Radio Morning Show Host
Compass Media Networks
David Mckay
CEO @ Seated / Gm Artists @ Sofar Sounds
Seated
Joe McKay
Advocate
Clusterbusters
Jenifer McKenna
Director, CPC Accountability Program
Reproductive Health & Freedom Watch
Maryn McKenna
Journalist-Author
Justin Mckenzie
Co-Chief Exec and Artistic Director
Jazz re:freshed
Beth McKeon
Founder and CEO
Fluent
Deray McKesson
Civil Rights Activist
Anne McKinnon
CEO
Ristband*
Aria McKnight
A&R Manager
Capitol Records
Latresa McLawhorn Ryan
CEO
Blackbird Strategy Group
George McLeod
Director | Center for Geospatial Science, Education and Analytics (GeoSEA)
Old Dominion University
Justin McLeod
Founder & Ceo
Hinge
David McMichael
Co-Founder
Hyperreal Film Club
Robin McNicholas
Founder & Director
Marshmallow Laser Feast
Joaquin McPeek
Senior Director, Public Relations & Media
Centene
Meredith McPherron
CEO And Managing Partner
Drive by DraftKings
Mike McSherry
CEO / Founder
Xealth
Drew McWeeny
Writer/Producer
FX Networks
Nina Means
Director/Founder
ACC Fashion Incubator, Cadre Innovation
Melissa Medina
Cofounder & Ceo
eMerge Americas
John Medio
Managing Director - North America
Grodan
Kelly Ann Medrano
Foresight and Communications Strategist
Afshin Mehin
Chief Creative Officer
Card79
Anubhav Mehrotra
Vice President, Product & Data, Media & Sponsorships
Live Nation
Brinda Mehta
VP, Product
Everly Health
Ravi Mehta
Co-founder & CEO
Outpace
Stephanie Mehta
CEO & Chief Content Officer
Mansueto Ventures
Gerrit Meier
Managing Director and Head of International
National Football League (NFL)
Christina
 Melander
President, Beda & Director For Digital Transformation, Dcc
Danish Design Center
Lori Melichar
Senior Director
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Tony Mellenthin
Director
United Soybean Board
Nelya Melnitchouk
Ceo/President
Global Medical Knowledge Alliance
Nolan Melson
Product Manager
Apple
Lee Meltzer
Founder
Lee Meltzer Consulting
Marcos Mendell
EVP, Head of Innovation & Transformation
Real Chemistry
Marisol Mendez Peron
Senior Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs
Genmab
Christian Menefee
County Attorney
Harris County, Texas
Abby Mercado
Co-Founder & Ceo
Rescripted
Laureen Meroueh
Founder and CEO
Hertha Metals
Colter Merrick
Founder & Ceo
Elixart / Elixart Beverage Corp / Supramood
Jane Metcalfe
Founder and CEO
proto.life
Meagan Metzger
Dr. Cat Meyer, PsyD, LMFT
Founder
Sexloveyoga
Dawn Meyerriecks
Commissioner
National Security Commission on Emerging Biotechnology
Samir Mezrahi
Creator
Zillow Gone Wild
Peter Micek
General Counsel
Access Now
Laila Mignoni
Global Head of Communications
Bacardi
Carlos Miguel Martinez
Founder
OMGreens
Carolina Milanesi
Founder And Principal Analyst
The Heart of Tech
Alexandra Miles
Founder
Project Blackbird
RJ Millard
President
Obscured Pictures
Adrian Miller
Author & Food Historian
Author
Courtney Miller
EVP, Head of U.S. Strategy
Edelman
Dr. Benjamin Miller
Owner
Dr. Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD
Emily Miller
Board Member
Green Burial Council
Cheryl Miller Houser
Storyteller
Creative Breed
Jonathan Miller
Vice Chair
American Society Cinematographers: Lighting Committee
Larry Miller
Chairman of the Jordan Brand Advisory Board
Nike, Inc
Matthew Miller
Producer
Vanishing Angle
Mitra Miller
Vice President
Houston Angel Network
Shadeequa (Dee) Miller, Ph.D.
Director, Inclusive Design & Product Equity
Visa
Rubin Miller
Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Peltoma Capital Partners
Stan Miller
Founder
Storicate Professional Development
Lea Millet
Senior Technical Leader
Electric Power Research Institute
J.B. Milliken
Chancellor
The University of Texas System
Debbie Millman
Designer and Educator
The School of Visual Arts
Ethan Millman
Staff writer
Rolling Stone
Matthew C Mills
Founder & CEO
Spacestation
Yeshimabeit Milner
Founder & CEO
Data for Black Lives
Dejan Milojicic
Distinguished Technologist & Director
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
George Milton
CEO
Yellowbird Foods
Taylor Mims
Editor, Special Features & Live Ente
Billboard
Ann Mincieli
Producer, Engineer, & Co-Founder Of Jungle Studios Nyc
Jungle Studios NYC
Lisa Mini
Senior Trade Manager: Creative Industries
Wesgro
Ross Minor
Owner
Game Accessibility Consultant
Lucia Mirabella
Head Of Design And Simulation Systems At Siemens Technology
Siemens
Brian Mirakian
Senior Principal / Director of Brand Activation and Digital Entertainment for the Americas
Populous
Paulo Miranda
Evp & Chief Customer & Experience Officer
LATAM Airlines Group
Elizabeth Mirowski
Program Director
U.S. National Science Foundation
Shea Mirzai
CEO and Founder; WGA Writer and Producer
Space Coyote Productions
Sunita Mishra
Chief Medical Officer, Amazon Health Services
Amazon
Amy E Mitchell
Entertainment Attorney
Amy E Mitchell PLLC
Anton Mitchell
Director
Beyond Studio
Jason Mitchell
CEO
Movement Strategy
Jerry Mitchell
Investigative Reporter / Director
Mississippi Center of Investigative Reporting
John Cameron Mitchell
Actor/Writer/Director, Co-creator
Cancellation Island
Kelsey Mitchell
Dir Of Music
Ignition Creative
Nadia Mitchem
Principal
Global Chronicles of Nadia
Ruffin Mitchener
Ceo
Brydge Club
Frank Mitloehner
Director, Clear Center, Department Of Animal Science, Uc Davis
Clear Center, Uc Davis
Beth Miyares
SVP, Comedy Development
Universal Television
Daniel Moczydlower
President & CEO
Embraer-X
Lokke Moerel
Senior Of Counsel
Morrison Foerster / Tilburg University
Neela Mollgaard
Exec Dir - Office Small Business & Innovation
State of MN - Employment & Economic Development
Adam Molnar
CoFounder and Head of Partnerships
Neurable
Patty Monahan
Comissioner
California Energy Commission
Natalie Monbiot
Head of Strategy
Hour One
Rachel Monroe
Staff Writer
The New Yorker
Juanita Monsalve
Senior Creative & Marketing Director
United We Dream
Elizabeth Monteleone
Interim General Counsel
Bumble Inc.
Onyx Montes
Founder
Pay Transparency
Bryan Mooney
Global Vice President, A&R
Downtown Music Services
Michelle Moon
Principal
Sorenson Capital
Jona Moore
Chief Technology Officer
MetaLab
Paula Moore
Co-CEO
Greater Than Distribution
Patrick Moorhead
CEO
Moor Insights & Strategy
Bryn Mooser
Founder and CEO
XTR
Rev. Moose
Managing Partner/Co-Founder
Marauder
Evelyn Mora
Ceo
VLGE Inc.
Alicia Morales
Svp Of Content, Community And Marketing
Skillshare
Jonny Morales
Content Creator
Olivia Morales
Solutions Architect
CESMII - The Smart Manufacturing Institute
Yulissa Morales
VP of US Distribution and Creative
Epic Pictures Group
Kim Moran
Head Of U.s. Rare Disease
UCB
Nick Moran
Co-Founder and Creative Director
Phantom Peak
Ondřej Moravec
Director
Art*Vr Festival
Valeria Morell
Co-Founder
Hyper Voltage Productions & Law Firm
Reza Moreno
Operations
Slow Fashion Festival
Tania Moreno
CMO
AC Milan
Addie Morfoot
Journalist
Daniel Morgan
Professor
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Marlon Morgan
Founder & Ceo
Wellness Together, Inc.
Marc H. Morial
President and CEO
National Urban League
Jacquelyn Morie
Co-Founder and Chief Sscientist
All These Worlds LLC
Joe Moring
Head of Community & Partnerships
Share Creative
Katie Morrice
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Amanda Morris
Disability Reporter
Washington Post
Ben Morris
Senior Manager, Sync Partnerships
United Masters
Denise Morris
Program Manager - Centennial Challenges
NASA
Christopher Morrison
Founder
Reality+
Paul Morrissey
Publishing Lead
Wizards of the Coast
Laura Moss
Director, Screenwriter
Retrospecter Films
Jenny Mottar
Art Director
NASA
Wagner Moura
Victor Moyers
Executive Producer
Mint Physical
Ilsa Mroz
Senior Manager, Space Systems
Aerospace Industries Association
Vanessa Mukhebi
Communications Manager
ReFED
Kat Downs Mulder
Svp & Gm, Yahoo News
Yahoo
Anne Mullen
Chief Creative Strategy Officer
Meow Wolf
Matt Mullen
Senior Product Manager
PGA TOUR
Joann Muller
Transportation Correspondent
Axios
Emily Mullin
Staff Writer
Wired Magazine
Dylan Mulvaney
Influencer
SELF
George Munguia
Founder & Ceo
Coconut VA
Bronte Munro
Analyst – ASPI Washington DC
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Molly Murphy
Executive Director, Partnerships and Innovation
Working Films
Patrick Murphy
Managing Partner
Tapestry VC
Stephanie Muñiz Murphy
CEO
Aegis Aerospace
Crystal Murray
Artist
Because Music
Meg Murray
Consulting Partner
AnalogFolk Group
Scheril Murray Powell, Esq.
Attorney
SMP Law/Cannabis HR Council
Tara Murtha
Director, Strategic Communications
Women's Law Project
Tatenda Musapatike
Founder and CEO
Voter Formation Project
Kambale Musavuli
Political Analyst
Center for Research on the Congo-Kinshasa
Carla Lalli Music
Author And Youtube Personality
Carlsburger, LLC
Nina Musolino
Day-To-Day Manager
Page 1 Management
Alli Myatt
Co-Founder
the equity practice
Blake Mycoskie
Founder
TOMS Shoes
Vivian Myrtetus
Mobility & Transportation Policy Executive
Converge Public Strategies
Ramfis Myrthil
Founder/President
Ramfis Productions, Hyphen Productions