2018 Speakers & Judges

Rebecca Kaden Union Square Ventures General Partner New York, NY, US

Rebecca Kaden
Union Square Ventures
General Partner
New York, NY, US

Jessi Hempel Wired Senior Writer New York, NY, US

Jessi Hempel
Wired
Senior Writer
New York, NY, US

Assaf Glazer Nanit CEO New York, NY, US

Assaf Glazer
Nanit
CEO
New York, NY, US

Rebecca Paoletti CakeWorks CEO & Cofounder New York, NY, US

Rebecca Paoletti
CakeWorks
CEO & Cofounder
New York, NY, US

Jenny Lefcourt Freestyle Capital Partner   San Francisco, CA, US

Jenny Lefcourt
Freestyle Capital
Partner  
San Francisco, CA, US

Serge Belongie Cornell Tech Professor, Computer Vision New York, NY, US

Serge Belongie
Cornell Tech
Professor, Computer Vision
New York, NY, US

Inderbir Sidhu TVision Insights CTO Boston, MA, US

Inderbir Sidhu
TVision Insights
CTO
Boston, MA, US

Evan Nisselson LDV Capital General Partner New York, NY, US

Evan Nisselson
LDV Capital
General Partner
New York, NY, US

 

2017  Speakers & Judges

Brian Rifkin JW Player. Co-Founder, SVP Strategic Partnerships NYC, NY, U.S.  

Brian Rifkin
JW Player. Co-Founder,
SVP Strategic Partnerships
NYC, NY, U.S.
 

Albert Wenger Union Square Ventures, Partner NYC, NY, U.S.

Albert Wenger
Union Square Ventures,
Partner
NYC, NY, U.S.

Judy Robinett JRobinett Enterprises, Founder Author "How to Be a Power Connector" Salt Lake City, UT, U.S

Judy Robinett
JRobinett Enterprises, Founder
Author "How to Be a Power Connector"
Salt Lake City, UT, U.S

Rob Spectre Brooklyn Hacker. Former Twilio VP, Developer Network. Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

Rob Spectre
Brooklyn Hacker. Former Twilio VP, Developer Network.
Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

Joshua Brustein Bloomberg Businessweek Correspondent NYC, NY, U.S.  

Joshua Brustein
Bloomberg Businessweek
Correspondent
NYC, NY, U.S.
 

Jenny Fielding Techstars Managing Director NYC, NY, U.S.  

Jenny Fielding
Techstars
Managing Director
NYC, NY, U.S.
 

Jessi Hempel Backchannel Head of Editorial NYC, NY, U.S.  

Jessi Hempel
Backchannel
Head of Editorial
NYC, NY, U.S.
 

Nonny de la Peña Emblematic Group CEO & Founder Los Angeles, CA, U.S.

Nonny de la Peña
Emblematic Group
CEO & Founder
Los Angeles, CA, U.S.

Taggart Matthiesen Lyft Director of Product SF, CA, U.S.  

Taggart Matthiesen
Lyft
Director of Product
SF, CA, U.S.
 

Erin Griffith Fortune Magazine Senior Writer NYC, NY, U.S.

Erin Griffith
Fortune Magazine
Senior Writer
NYC, NY, U.S.

Raquel Urtasun   Uber ATG. Head of Uber ATG Toronto, University of Toronto, Associate Professor in Computer Science. Toronto, Canada

Raquel Urtasun  
Uber ATG. Head of Uber ATG Toronto, University of Toronto, Associate Professor in Computer Science. Toronto, Canada

Manohar Paluri Facebook Manager, Computer Vision Group Menlo Park, CA, U.S.  

Manohar Paluri
Facebook
Manager, Computer Vision Group
Menlo Park, CA, U.S.
 

Joe Alicata Vox Media Chief Product Officer NYC, NY, U.S.  

Joe Alicata
Vox Media
Chief Product Officer
NYC, NY, U.S.
 

Josh Kopelman First Round Capital Managing Partner Philadelphia, PA, U.S.

Josh Kopelman
First Round Capital
Managing Partner
Philadelphia, PA, U.S.

Michael Downing Tout Founder & CEO SF, CA, U.S.  

Michael Downing
Tout
Founder & CEO
SF, CA, U.S.
 

Ty Garibay Intel. VP Engineering, Embedded Processing Austin, Texas, U.S.

Ty Garibay
Intel. VP Engineering, Embedded Processing
Austin, Texas, U.S.

James Philbin Zoox Senior Director, Computer Vision Palo Alto, CA, U.S.  

James Philbin
Zoox
Senior Director, Computer Vision
Palo Alto, CA, U.S.
 

Brian Ballard Upskill CEO & Founder Washington D.C., U.S.

Brian Ballard
Upskill
CEO & Founder
Washington D.C., U.S.

Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman Facebook, Research Scientist U. Washington, Assist. Professor Sold Dreambit > Facebook Seattle, WA, U.S.

Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman
Facebook, Research Scientist
U. Washington, Assist. Professor
Sold Dreambit > Facebook
Seattle, WA, U.S.

Clement Farabet Nvidia, VP of AI Infrastructure Sold MADBITS > Twitter Silicon Valley, CA, U.S.

Clement Farabet
Nvidia, VP of AI Infrastructure
Sold MADBITS > Twitter
Silicon Valley, CA, U.S.

Tracy Chadwell 1843 Capital Founding Partner NYC, NY, U.S.  

Tracy Chadwell
1843 Capital
Founding Partner
NYC, NY, U.S.
 

Mia Tramz Time Inc. Managing Editor, LIFE VR NYC, NY, U.S.

Mia Tramz
Time Inc.
Managing Editor, LIFE VR
NYC, NY, U.S.

Jianxiong Xiao AutoX Founder & CEO   San Jose, CA, U.S.  

Jianxiong Xiao
AutoX
Founder & CEO  
San Jose, CA, U.S.
 

Jessica Peltz-Zatulove KBS Ventures Partner NYC, NY, U.S.  

Jessica Peltz-Zatulove
KBS Ventures
Partner
NYC, NY, U.S.