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

Russell Krumnow

Director, Working Up

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)

Lori Foster

Head of Behavioral Science, Pymetrics

Lois Johnson

Director of Workforce Strategies, Workforce Development Institute NY

Lisa Koleda Tenorio

Education & Learning for Unreal Engine at Epic Games

Larry E. Temple

Executive Director, Texas Workforce Commission

Landon Taylor

Chief Executive Officer, Base 11

Kelem Butts

Director of Charitable Operations, AT&T

Kazique J. Prince, Ph.D

CEO, Jelani Consulting, LLC

Katherine Bihr, Ed.D.

Vice President, Programs and Education for TGR Foundation

Jomayra Herrera

Manager, Education Technology Investments, Emerson Collective

Joel Crandall

Senior Director of Operations, Genesys Works

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

Gerald R. Solomon

Executive Director, Samueli Foundation

Garrett Groves

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

Dylan Hendricks

Co-Director of Future 50 Partnership, IFTF

Doug Donovan

CEO and Co-Founder, Interplay Learning

Dara Warn

Chief Operating Officer, Penn Foster Education Group

Daniel Hernandez

Director, Target Headquarters

Cory Eyler

Vice President & General Manager, ed2go

Brian Fleming

Executive Director Sandbox Collaborative, SNHU

Brandi Will

SVP, Program Development, York Solutions

Ben Brown

The Association of Young Americans, CEO

Audrey Williams-Lee

VP, Corporate Human Resources & Global Philanthropy Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Ashley Beckner

Venture Partner, Omidyar Network

Annie Knickman Plancher

Chief of Staff and Strategy, Social Finance

Alejandro Leza

Director, Corporate Work Study, Cristo Rey Network

Al Bunshaft

Senior Vice President of Global Affairs, Americas, for Dassault Systèmes

Adam Boswell

Sr. Principal Engineer, Western Governors University, Education Technology

Aaron Frumin

Executive Director, UnCommon Construction