Agenda

Speakers136 Speakers

Patrick Comer

Patrick Comer

Founder at Lucid

Daryn Dodson

Daryn Dodson

Managing Director at Illumen Capital

Chante Harris

Chante Harris

Director, Climate Investment & Partnerships at Second Muse

Sabrina Short

Sabrina Short

Founder, CEO at NOLAvate Black

Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

Author & Professor of History at Tulane University

Rhonda Broussard

Rhonda Broussard

Founder, CEO at Beloved Community

Aaron Walker

Aaron Walker

Founder, CEO at Camelback Ventures

Eric Peterson

Eric Peterson

Director at Pelican Institute

Shiva Adireddy

Shiva Adireddy

CO-Founder, CEO at Advano

Michelle Craig

Michelle Craig

Managing Attorney at Transcendant Law Group

Gebre Waddell

Gebre Waddell

Chief Executive Officer at Sound Credit

Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Founder, CEO at Audiobridge

Reid Wick

Reid Wick

Membership & Industry Relations at Recording Academy

Neal Shulman

Neal Shulman

co-CEO and co-founder at Brewsy

Jessica Allen

Jessica Allen

Chief of Staff at Propeller

Kya Moller

Kya Moller

Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity Inclusion at Entergy Corporation

Timmeko Love

Timmeko Love

Managing Director at Entergy Strategic Ventures

Aimee Quirk

Aimee Quirk

CEO at Ochsner Ventures

Tara Hernandez

Tara Hernandez

President at JCH Properties+ & Fund Manager, Reform Ventures

Jamie Lynton

Jamie Lynton

Chair at THE CITY

Michael Lynton

Michael Lynton

Chairman at Snap

Bara Watts

Bara Watts

Executive Director, School of Business at Loyola University New Orleans

Christian Bolden

Christian Bolden

CEO at The Bolden Group

Kate McElligott

Kate McElligott

Senior Future of Work Practice Lead at Autodesk

Dave Jennings

Dave Jennings

Author, President at Learnable Solutions

Damon Burns

Damon Burns

CEO at Finance Authority of New Orleans

Mysheika Battiste

Mysheika Battiste

Director of Innovation and Technology at Finance Authority of New Orleans

Peter Liu

Peter Liu

Founder, Managing Partner at Revelry

Tony Zanders

Tony Zanders

Founder, CEO at Skilltype

Donovan Williams

Donovan Williams

CTO at Jamm Around

Diego Pinzon

Diego Pinzon

CEO at DAWn Audio

Dianna Liu

Dianna Liu

President, Founder at Arix Technologies

Jarvis Lewis

Jarvis Lewis

Director of External Affairs and Community Engagem at Finance New Orleans

Spencer Davis

Spencer Davis

Co-founder at Bypass Lines

Erin Spring

Erin Spring

Senior Director, New Ventures at Good Year

Matt Candler

Matt Candler

Founder at Night Shift Bikes

Lydia Winkler

Lydia Winkler

Co-founder, COO at RentCheck

Mike Katz

Mike Katz

Managing Partner at Benson Capital Partners

Laurel Hess

Laurel Hess

Founder, CEO at hampr

Trivia Frazier

Trivia Frazier

President, CEO at Obatala

Maryclaire Manard

Maryclaire Manard

Founder, CEO at Cluey Consumer

Conway Solomon

Conway Solomon

co-Founder, CEO at WRSTBND

Ben Legum

Ben Legum

CEO at Muse Engine

Claire Smith

Claire Smith

Founder, CEO at KidKred

Vignesh Krishnan

Vignesh Krishnan

Founder, CEO at Research Defender

Inez Jordan

Inez Jordan

AVP Diversity & Inclusion at Ochsner Health

Sus Neel

Sus Neel

CEO at Susco Solutions

Ericka Lassair

Ericka Lassair

Founder at Diva Dawg

Barret Blondeau

Barret Blondeau

Founder / CEO at Falaya

Courtney Williams

Courtney Williams

Founder, CEO at Skillz Academy

Brent Craige

Brent Craige

Founder at Jamm Around

Christa Cotton

Christa Cotton

Founder at El Guapo

Adele London

Adele London

Director of Community Development at Propeller

Amy Flower

Amy Flower

Senior Product Manager at KeyString Labs Entergy

Corey James

Corey James

Program Director at The Idea Village

Paul Holland

Paul Holland

Managing Director, Corporate Investing Practice at Match49

Linda Yates

Linda Yates

Founder, CEO at Mach49

Kevin Fitzwilliam

Kevin Fitzwilliam

Training & Development Specialist at APTIM

Justin Ehrenwerth

Justin Ehrenwerth

President, CEO at Water Institute

Paul Helton

Paul Helton

Executive Director at LED Fast Start

Asher Friend

Asher Friend

Partner at Jones Walker

J. Mack Ent

J. Mack Ent

Producer at J. Mack Entertainmennt

Monica Kelly

Monica Kelly

Founder at People for Public Art

Eric O'Neal

Eric O'Neal

Co-Founder at Hack the World

Paul Stouse

Paul Stouse

CFO at Kirkendoll Management

Michael Hecht

Michael Hecht

President, CEO at GNO, Inc.

Victoria Adams Phipps

Victoria Adams Phipps

Vice President, Engagements and Impact at Fourth Economy

Jessica Norwood

Jessica Norwood

Founder, CEO at RUNWAY

Nish Acharya

Nish Acharya

Founder, CEO at Equal Innovation, Clinton Foundation

Sam Bruner

Sam Bruner

Co-founder at Spot2nite Inc.

Daniela Rivero-Bryant

Daniela Rivero-Bryant

Co-Founder at Reimagine Fund

Sam Bowler

Sam Bowler

Founder at Culturalyst

Jimmy Roussel

Jimmy Roussel

President, CEO at New Orleans Startup Fund

Gil Hildebrand

Gil Hildebrand

CEO at Gilded

Marco Nelson

Marco Nelson

Co-Founder, CEO at Rent Check

Jon Atkinson

Jon Atkinson

CEO at The Idea Village

Liz Maxwell

Liz Maxwell

Director of Community & Communications at The Idea Village

Matthew Armstrong

Matthew Armstrong

Co-Founder, CEO at Check

Arielle Brown

Arielle Brown

Founder at Bea's Bayou Skincare

Artemis Antippas

Artemis Antippas

Owner, Founder at Greek Girls Rice Pudding

Logan Farley

Logan Farley

Founder at Brass Roots Food

Will Bradshaw

Will Bradshaw

CEO at Reimagine Fund

Dorien Nunez

Dorien Nunez

Co-Founder at OMNIResearch Group

Brenda Guess

Brenda Guess

Assistant Secretary at Louisiana Economic Development

Eric Carter

Eric Carter

Managing Attorney at Law Firm of Eric M. Carter, Sr.

Max Zwain

Max Zwain

Senior Financial Consultant at FREEGULLIVER

Tameka Vasquez

Tameka Vasquez

Head of Marketing at Sidewalk Labs

Brent McCrossen

Brent McCrossen

Managing Director at Revelry

James Martin

James Martin

CEO at Gulf Wind Technology

Eddie Davis

Eddie Davis

Founder at Matchups

Ralph Mahana

Ralph Mahana

General Manager at Windsor Court

Hiram K. Mechling III

Hiram K. Mechling III

Vice President at Wood Thilsted, USA

Mike Francis

Mike Francis

Co-Founder, CEO at NanoTech

Tim Cornelius

Tim Cornelius

Founder & CEO at P3 Technology

Darren Hoffman

Darren Hoffman

Founder at Myxstem

Zach Kupperman

Zach Kupperman

CEO at Kupperman Companies

Hank Torbert

Hank Torbert

Chairman at Sunamp

Leonard Nelson

Leonard Nelson

Co-Founder, CEO at Natrx

Dale Winger

Dale Winger

Managing Director at Halliburton Labs

Elizabeth Shephard

Elizabeth Shephard

CEO at LifeCity

Brian Lozes

Brian Lozes

Founder,CEO at Kinemagic

Jeff Cantin

Jeff Cantin

Owner, President at Solar Alternatives

Adrienne Zlatkiss

Adrienne Zlatkiss

Service Director at Brass Roots Food

Adam Mendler

Adam Mendler

CEO at Thirty Minute Mentors

Eric Danos

Eric Danos

Executive Owner at Danos Ventures

Chris Cummings

Chris Cummings

Founder, CEO, Iconic Moments at Iconic Moments

Brian T. Edwards

Brian T. Edwards

Dean, School of Liberal Arts, Tulane University at Culturalyst

Doug Vance

Doug Vance

Vice President of Product Management at The Walt Disney Company

Deb Elam

Deb Elam

President, CEO at Corporate Playbook

Demario Davis

Demario Davis

Football Linebacker at New Orleans Saints

Camille Collins Black

Camille Collins Black

Director of Marketing & Communications at Commander's Palace

Bernard Robertson

Bernard Robertson

Co-Founder at The Reconstruction Fund

Otto Candies

Otto Candies

Business Development Specialist at Crowley Marine

Matt Wisdom

Matt Wisdom

Founder, CEO at TurboSquid

Jim Coulter

Jim Coulter

Co-Founder at TPG

Laura Dominguez

Laura Dominguez

Recruiter at Airbase

Jade Russell-Brown

Jade Russell-Brown

Principal at J.D. Russel Consulting

Lisa LaCour

Lisa LaCour

The Vault Collective

Corey Tisdale

Corey Tisdale

EIR at The Idea Village

Lynnette White-Colin

Lynnette White-Colin

Senior Vice President at New Orleans Business Alliance

Brian Phillips

Brian Phillips

Managing Partner at Pearl Fund

Mayor LaToya Cantrell

Mayor LaToya Cantrell

Mayor at City of New Orleans

Greg Nixon

Greg Nixon

Co-Founder at Ubuntu Construction Company

Perry Chen

Perry Chen

Co-Founder at Kickstarter

Scott Gale

Scott Gale

Exec. Dir. External Engagement at Halliburton Labs

Odello Ricky

Odello Ricky

Vice President, Sales at Lucid

Nicole Nixon

Nicole Nixon

Co-Founder at Ubuntu Construction Company

Jordan Figueredo

Jordan Figueredo

Senior Content Strategist at Online Optimism

Lindsey Navarro

Lindsey Navarro

Executive Director at El Centro

Ernesto Posadas

Ernesto Posadas

National Account Executive at Waitr/Bite Squad/Del

Esteban Largaespada

Esteban Largaespada

Digital Ads Director at Online Optimism

Bobby Savoie

Bobby Savoie

Chief Science and Engineering Officer at Sev1Tech

John Elstrott

John Elstrott

Director at Traditional Medicinals Foundation

Pradeep Vishwakarma

Pradeep Vishwakarma

Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes

New Orleans' Songbird

Chuck Morse

Chuck Morse

Executive Director at Thrive NOLA

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JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Entergy

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Halliburton Labs

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First Horizon Bank

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Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health

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Gallo Mechanical

Gallo Mechanical

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Susco Solutions

Susco Solutions

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

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New Orleans BioInnovation Fund

New Orleans BioInnovation Fund

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