2017 Speakers

Virginia Hamilton

Senior Lead, Design Thinking and Innnovation at American Institutes for Research

Tamara Atkinson

CEO of Workforce Solutions Capital Area Austin, TX

Shane Keller

Designer. Curator. Educator. GCF Global

Sara Skvirsky

Research Director, IFTF

Sara D. Watson

Global Director, ReadyNation

Pete Janzow

Vice President of Business Development, Credly

Parminder Jassal

Institute for the Future, Work + Learn Futures Group Director

Michael L Simpson

Co-founder and CEO, PAIRIN

Merrilea Mayo, Ph.D.

Founder, Mayo Enterprices, LLC

Mayor Steve Adler

City of Austin

Marina Gorbis

Executive Director, Institute for the Future (IFTF)

Lisa Tenorio

Sr. Director, Trailhead

Larry E. Temple

Executive Director, Texas Workforce Commission

Kazique J. Prince, Ph.D

CEO, Jelani Consulting, LLC

Kathi Vian

Distinguished Fellow, IFTF

Katherine Bihr, Ed.D.

Vice President, Programs and Education for TGR Foundation

Jeff Finkle

President and CEO, International Economic Development Council

Jamai Wallis Blivin

Innovate+Educate, CEO

Jake Edwards

Director, Social Finance

Jacob Hsu

CEO, Catalyte

Hope Clark Ph.D

Research Affiliate, Work + Learn Futures

Gracie Vega

Director of Human Resources, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Garrett Groves

Vice President of Business and Industry Partnerships, Austin Community College District

Frank F. Britt

Chief Executive Officer, Penn Foster

Ebony Johnson

Manager, Global Diversity & Inclusion Starbucks Coffee Company

Dylan Hendricks

Co-Director of Future 50 Partnership, IFTF

Dick Judy

Founder and Chairman, TORQworks

Brian Fleming

Executive Director - Sandbox Collaborative

Bill Johnston

President, TORQworks

Ben Brown

The Association of Young Americans, CEO

Audrey Williams-Lee

VP, Corporate Human Resources & Global Philanthropy Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Annie Knickman Plancher

Chief of Staff and Strategy, Social Finance

Alejandro Leza

Director, Corporate Work Study, Cristo Rey Network