2019 Speakers

We are rolling out new speakers every week leading up to October. Come back to see updates!

Marianne Merola

Education Program Manager | McDonald’s

Suparno Banerjee

Vice President of Public Sector and Smart Cities for Nokia Global Enterprise

Rich Brown

Development Specialist | City of Santa Fe Office of Economic Development.

Sarah Leibrandt, PhD

Senior Research Analyst, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Shawn Jacqueline Bohen

Chief Transformative Impact Officer | Year Up, Inc. and Principal | Grads of Life

Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami

CEO and founder of Cell-Ed

Monty Hamilton

Chief Executive Officer | Rural Sourcing Inc.

Pamela Frugoli

Senior Workforce Analyst | US Department of Labor | Employment and Training Administration

Stephanie Couch

Executive Director | Lemelson-MIT Program

Doug Lederman

Author & Editor | Inside Higher Ed

Charles Ashley III

President & Founder | Cultivating Coders

Paula Sammons

Family Economic Security | W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Peter Callstrom

President & CEO, San Diego Workforce Partnership

Tim Kubik

Co-Owner | Project ARC

Debbie Hughes

Senior Strategist | Entangled Solutions

Ron Painter

CEO | National Association of Workforce Boards

Thomas Malone

Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management

Lillian Montoya

President & CEO | CHRISTUS St. Vincent healthcare system

Brandon Busteed

President, Kaplan University Partners

Doris Korda

Founder, Korda Institute for Teaching

Susan Lupo

Senior Policy Associate | Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

Wayne Skipper

Founder and CEO of Concentric Sky

Ken Eisner

Ken Eisner, Global Lead, AWS Educate, Amazon Web Services

Dayna Laur

Co-Owner | ProjectArc

Stephen Rice

President and CEO | Upskill Enterprise

Ann Beheler

Executive Director, Emerging Technology Grants | Collin College

Ruth Ruggero Hughs

Chair and Commissioner Representing Employers Texas Workforce Commission

Elyse Rosenblum

Founder and Principal | Grads of Life

Marina Gorbis

Executive Director, Institute for the Future (IFTF)

Gerald R. Solomon

Executive Director, Samueli Foundation

Christin Durham

Senior Policy Associate | Income and Benefits Policy Center | Urban Institute

Jason A. Tyszko

Vice President | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Parminder Jassal

Institute for the Future, Work + Learn Futures Group Director

Amanda Aragon

Executive Director | New Mexico Kids Can

Audrey Williams-Lee

VP, Corporate Human Resources & Global Philanthropy Hyatt Hotels Corporation

We are rolling out new speakers every week leading up to October. Come back to see updates!