2019 Speakers & Judges

Nabeel Hyatt Spark Capital General Partner San Francisco, CA, US

Nabeel Hyatt
Spark Capital
General Partner
San Francisco, CA, US

Gillian Munson Union Square Ventures Partner NYC, NY

Gillian Munson
Union Square Ventures
Partner
NYC, NY

Michal Lipson Columbia NeuroTechnology Center, Eugene Higgins Professor MacArthur Fellow New York, NY, US

Michal Lipson
Columbia NeuroTechnology Center, Eugene Higgins Professor
MacArthur Fellow
New York, NY, US

Zavian Dar Lux Capital Partner SF, CA, US

Zavian Dar
Lux Capital
Partner
SF, CA, US

Tom Phillips Section4 President New York, NY, US

Tom Phillips
Section4
President
New York, NY, US

Nafissa Yakubova Facebook AI Research Visiting Researcher San Francisco, CA, US

Nafissa Yakubova
Facebook AI Research
Visiting Researcher
San Francisco, CA, US

Andrew Rabinovich Magic Leap Head of AI San Francisco, CA, US

Andrew Rabinovich
Magic Leap
Head of AI
San Francisco, CA, US

Avner Ronen FTW Studios Founder & CEO New York, NY, US

Avner Ronen
FTW Studios
Founder & CEO
New York, NY, US

Monica Vaksdal Think Outside CEO Bergen Area, Norway

Monica Vaksdal
Think Outside
CEO
Bergen Area, Norway

Kyle Stanley Pearl Chief Clinical Officer Los Angeles, CA, US

Kyle Stanley
Pearl
Chief Clinical Officer
Los Angeles, CA, US

Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer MGH/Harvard Medical School Director, QTIM lab, Center of Machine Learning Boston, MA, US

Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer
MGH/Harvard Medical School
Director, QTIM lab, Center of Machine Learning
Boston, MA, US

Tom Galluzzo IAM Robotics Founder & CTO Allison Park, PA, US

Tom Galluzzo
IAM Robotics
Founder & CTO
Allison Park, PA, US

Rebecca Paoletti CakeWorks CEO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Rebecca Paoletti
CakeWorks
CEO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

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

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

Di-Ann Eisnor WeWork CWeO Cities Palo Alto, CA, US

Di-Ann Eisnor
WeWork
CWeO Cities
Palo Alto, CA, US

Johannes Kopf Facebook Research Scientist Seattle, WA, US

Johannes Kopf
Facebook
Research Scientist
Seattle, WA, US

Olivier Elemento Englander Institute for Precision Medicine, Dir. & Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Assoc. Dir., New York, NY, US

Olivier Elemento
Englander Institute for Precision Medicine, Dir. & Institute for Computational Biomedicine,
Assoc. Dir., New York, NY, US

Yamuna Krishnan Esya Labs, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder & U.Chicago, Professor Chicago, IL, US

Yamuna Krishnan
Esya Labs, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder & U.Chicago, Professor
Chicago, IL, US

Fiona Hua Sea Machines Robotics Lead Perception Researcher Boston, MA, US

Fiona Hua
Sea Machines Robotics
Lead Perception Researcher
Boston, MA, US

Hadley Harris ENIAC Ventures Founding General Partner New York, NY, US

Hadley Harris
ENIAC Ventures
Founding General Partner
New York, NY, US

Rachel Lam Imagination Capital Co-Founder & Managing Partner New York, NY, US

Rachel Lam
Imagination Capital
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
New York, NY, US

Chang Xu Upfront Ventures Principal Los Angeles, CA, US

Chang Xu
Upfront Ventures
Principal
Los Angeles, CA, US

Victor Riparbelli Synthesia CEO & Co-Founder London, UK

Victor Riparbelli
Synthesia
CEO & Co-Founder
London, UK

Apeksha Kumavat Gatik Co-Founder & Chief Engineer Palo Alto, CA, US

Apeksha Kumavat
Gatik
Co-Founder & Chief Engineer
Palo Alto, CA, US

Sergey Nikolenko Steklov Institute of Mathematics Laboratory Head St Petersburg, Russia .

Sergey Nikolenko
Steklov Institute of Mathematics
Laboratory Head
St Petersburg, Russia
.

Lucy Wang 11.2 Capital Principal New York, San Francisco, US

Lucy Wang
11.2 Capital
Principal
New York, San Francisco, US

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

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

Abby Hunter-Syed LDV Capital VP of Operations New York, NY, US

Abby Hunter-Syed
LDV Capital
VP of Operations
New York, NY, US

Thomas Reardon CTRL-Labs CEO New York, NY, US

Thomas Reardon
CTRL-Labs
CEO
New York, NY, US

Matt Turck FirstMark Capital Partner New York, NY, US

Matt Turck
FirstMark Capital
Partner
New York, NY, US

Jessi Hempel Linkedin Senior Editor at Large New York, NY, US .

Jessi Hempel
Linkedin
Senior Editor at Large
New York, NY, US
.

Jeff Nadler Teladoc Health Chief Information Officer New York, NY, US

Jeff Nadler
Teladoc Health
Chief Information Officer
New York, NY, US

Polina Marinova Fortune Magazine. Editor & Author Term Sheet Newsletter New York, NY, US

Polina Marinova
Fortune Magazine. Editor & Author Term Sheet Newsletter
New York, NY, US

Xiao Ma Cornell Tech PhD Candidate, Info Science New York, NY, US

Xiao Ma
Cornell Tech
PhD Candidate, Info Science
New York, NY, US

Emi Gal Ezra CEO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Emi Gal
Ezra
CEO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Nicholas Harris Lightmatter CEO Boston, MA, US

Nicholas Harris
Lightmatter
CEO
Boston, MA, US

Alexandra Ossola Quartz Deputy Special Projects Editor New York, NY, US

Alexandra Ossola
Quartz
Deputy Special Projects Editor
New York, NY, US

Dan Garraway WireWax Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Dan Garraway
WireWax
Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Meghan Cross Breedan Amplifyher Ventures Partner New York, NY, US .

Meghan Cross Breedan
Amplifyher Ventures
Partner
New York, NY, US
.

Maryam Ziaei iSono Health Co-Founder, CEO San Francisco, CA, US

Maryam Ziaei
iSono Health
Co-Founder, CEO
San Francisco, CA, US

Beth-Ann Eason Innovid President New York, NY, US

Beth-Ann Eason
Innovid
President
New York, NY, US

Julie Schoenfeld Cruise Automation (GM) Vice President, Strobe LiDAR Pasadena, CA, US

Julie Schoenfeld
Cruise Automation (GM)
Vice President, Strobe LiDAR
Pasadena, CA, US

Lourdes Agapito U. College London, Professor 3D Vision, Synthesia, Co-Founder.  London, UK

Lourdes Agapito
U. College London, Professor 3D Vision, Synthesia, Co-Founder.
London, UK

Jeremiah Robison CIONIC CEO & Founder San Francisco, CA, US .

Jeremiah Robison
CIONIC
CEO & Founder
San Francisco, CA, US
.

Laura Smoliar Berkeley Catalyst Fund Founding Partner Berkeley, CA, US

Laura Smoliar
Berkeley Catalyst Fund
Founding Partner
Berkeley, CA, US

Sujatha Ramanujan Managing Director Luminate Accelerator Rochester, NY, US

Sujatha Ramanujan
Managing Director
Luminate Accelerator
Rochester, NY, US

Tal Zubalsky Eko Co-Founder, CPO New York, NY, US

Tal Zubalsky
Eko
Co-Founder, CPO
New York, NY, US

Gaile Gordon LDV Capital Expert in Residence San Francisco, CA, US

Gaile Gordon
LDV Capital
Expert in Residence
San Francisco, CA, US

Christina Gomez-Terry Plus One Robotics Systems Integration Manager San Antonio, TX, US

Christina Gomez-Terry
Plus One Robotics
Systems Integration Manager
San Antonio, TX, US

Benjamin Chiang Forma Technologies Co-Founder, CEO San Francisco, CA, US

Benjamin Chiang
Forma Technologies
Co-Founder, CEO
San Francisco, CA, US

Chris Phare Voyant Photonics Co-Founder & CEO New York, NY, US

Chris Phare
Voyant Photonics
Co-Founder & CEO
New York, NY, US

Michael Dempsey Compound Partner New York, NY, US .

Michael Dempsey
Compound
Partner
New York, NY, US
.

Frances Schwiep Two Sigma Ventures Principal New York, NY, US

Frances Schwiep
Two Sigma Ventures
Principal
New York, NY, US

Daeil Kim AI.Reverie Founder, CEO New York, NY, US

Daeil Kim
AI.Reverie
Founder, CEO
New York, NY, US

Avantika Daing Plum Alley Investments Head of Venture New York, NY, US

Avantika Daing
Plum Alley Investments
Head of Venture
New York, NY, US


2018 Speakers & Judges

Press confirmed: Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, The MIT Technology Review, Business Insider, NBC News, CBS Interactive, Quartz, Inc., Fast Company and more to be confirmed.

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

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

Eric Fossum Dartmouth, Professor & CMOS Image Sensor Inventor Hanover, NH, US

Eric Fossum
Dartmouth, Professor &
CMOS Image Sensor Inventor
Hanover, NH, US

Jessi Hempel Wired Senior Writer New York, NY, US

Jessi Hempel
Wired
Senior Writer
New York, NY, US

Anthony Johnson Giphy Chief Technology Officer New York, NY, US

Anthony Johnson
Giphy
Chief Technology Officer
New York, NY, US

Allison Wood Camera IQ CEO & Founder Los Angeles, CA, US

Allison Wood
Camera IQ
CEO & Founder
Los Angeles, CA, US

Daniel Ahiakpor Tout VP Strategic Partnerships Chicago, IL, US

Daniel Ahiakpor
Tout
VP Strategic Partnerships
Chicago, IL, US

Polina Marinova Fortune Magazine Associate Editor & Author Term Sheet Newsletter New York, NY, US

Polina Marinova
Fortune Magazine
Associate Editor & Author Term Sheet Newsletter
New York, NY, US

Dan Sodickson NYU School of Medicine. Vice Chair Research, Dept. Radiology New York, NY, US

Dan Sodickson
NYU School of Medicine. Vice Chair Research, Dept. Radiology
New York, NY, US

Sarah Fay Glasswing Ventures Managing Director Boston, MA, US

Sarah Fay
Glasswing Ventures
Managing Director
Boston, MA, US

Erin Rech Initiative Head of Digital New York, NY, US

Erin Rech
Initiative
Head of Digital
New York, NY, US

Russell Quy B Live CEO & Founder New York, NY, US

Russell Quy
B Live
CEO & Founder
New York, NY, US

Rebecca Paoletti CakeWorks CEO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Rebecca Paoletti
CakeWorks
CEO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Mandy Mandelstein Luxloop. Creative Director of Technology, Co-Founder NY, NY, US

Mandy Mandelstein
Luxloop. Creative Director of Technology, Co-Founder
NY, NY, US

Ori Inbar Super Ventures Managing Partner & Founder New York, NY, US

Ori Inbar
Super Ventures
Managing Partner & Founder
New York, NY, US

Sophia Dominguez SVRF CEO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Sophia Dominguez
SVRF
CEO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Jan Erik Solem Mapillary, Co-Founder & CEO Sold Polar Rose > Apple Malmo, Sweden

Jan Erik Solem
Mapillary, Co-Founder & CEO
Sold Polar Rose > Apple
Malmo, Sweden

Nick Rockwell The New York Times Chief Technology Officer Brooklyn, NY, US

Nick Rockwell
The New York Times
Chief Technology Officer
Brooklyn, NY, US

Jessica Criscione Ogilvy & Mather Director of Technology New York, NY, US

Jessica Criscione
Ogilvy & Mather
Director of Technology
New York, NY, US

Chris Bassolino Zype COO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Chris Bassolino
Zype
COO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Viorica Patraucean Google DeepMind Research Scientist London, UK

Viorica Patraucean
Google DeepMind
Research Scientist
London, UK

Emmanuel Dumont Shade CEO & Founder New York, NY, US

Emmanuel Dumont
Shade
CEO & Founder
New York, NY, US

Nihal Mehta ENIAC Ventures Founding General Partner New York, NY, US

Nihal Mehta
ENIAC Ventures
Founding General Partner
New York, NY, US

Andrea Turner Moffitt Plum Alley Investments Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Andrea Turner Moffitt
Plum Alley Investments
Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Zach Barasz BMW i Ventures Partner San Fransico, CA, US

Zach Barasz
BMW i Ventures
Partner
San Fransico, CA, US

Ying Zheng AiFi, Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder San Francisco, CA, US

Ying Zheng
AiFi, Chief Science Officer &
Co-Founder
San Francisco, CA, US

Joshua Brustein Bloomberg Businessweek Correspondent New York, NY, US

Joshua Brustein
Bloomberg Businessweek
Correspondent
New York, NY, US

Beth Rolfs Publicis Associate Director, Data Science NYC, NY, US

Beth Rolfs
Publicis
Associate Director, Data Science
NYC, NY, US

Jeff McConathy 6D.ai VP of Engineering San Fransico, CA, US

Jeff McConathy
6D.ai
VP of Engineering
San Fransico, CA, US

Adam Maher Ursa Space Systems CEO & Founder Ithaca, NY, US

Adam Maher
Ursa Space Systems
CEO & Founder
Ithaca, NY, US

Steven Kuyan NYU Tandon, Engineering School, Future Labs, Managing Director New York, NY, US

Steven Kuyan
NYU Tandon, Engineering School, Future Labs, Managing Director
New York, NY, US

Inderbir Sidhu TVision Insights CTO Boston, MA, US

Inderbir Sidhu
TVision Insights
CTO
Boston, MA, US

Justin Hendrix NYC Media Lab Executive Director New York, NY, US

Justin Hendrix
NYC Media Lab
Executive Director
New York, NY, US

Michael Johnson Visikol CEO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Michael Johnson
Visikol
CEO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Jenny Lefcourt Freestyle Capital General Partner  San Francisco, CA, US

Jenny Lefcourt
Freestyle Capital
General Partner
San Francisco, CA, US

Amol Sarva Knotel CEO & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Amol Sarva
Knotel
CEO & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Heidi Messer Collective[i] Chairman & Co-Founder NY, NY, US

Heidi Messer
Collective[i]
Chairman & Co-Founder
NY, NY, US

Josh Tobin OpenAI Research Scientist San Francisco, CA, US

Josh Tobin
OpenAI
Research Scientist
San Francisco, CA, US

Jason Eichenholz Luminar Technologies CTO & Co-Founder Orlando, FL, US

Jason Eichenholz
Luminar Technologies
CTO & Co-Founder
Orlando, FL, US

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

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

Assaf Glazer Nanit CEO New York, NY, US

Assaf Glazer
Nanit
CEO
New York, NY, US

Roland Memisevic Twenty Billion Neurons CEO, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Roland Memisevic
Twenty Billion Neurons CEO, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tony Beltramelli Uizard CEO & Co-Founder Copenhagen, Denmark

Tony Beltramelli
Uizard
CEO & Co-Founder
Copenhagen, Denmark

Dave Gershgorn Quartz Artificial Intelligence Reporter New York, NY, US

Dave Gershgorn
Quartz
Artificial Intelligence Reporter
New York, NY, US

Purva Gupta Lily AI Co-Founder & CEO San Francisco, CA, US

Purva Gupta
Lily AI
Co-Founder & CEO
San Francisco, CA, US

Yashar Behzadi Neuromation CEO San Francisco, CA, US

Yashar Behzadi
Neuromation
CEO
San Francisco, CA, US

Renaud Visage Eventbrite Co-Founder & CTO San Francisco, CA, US

Renaud Visage
Eventbrite
Co-Founder & CTO
San Francisco, CA, US

Jackie Snow MIT Technology Review Journalist & Associate Editor, AI Washington D.C., US

Jackie Snow
MIT Technology Review Journalist & Associate Editor, AI
Washington D.C., US

Alissa Crevier Inception VR VP of Global Biz Dev New York, NY, US

Alissa Crevier
Inception VR
VP of Global Biz Dev
New York, NY, US

Ryan Measel Fantasmo CTO Santa Monica, CA, US

Ryan Measel
Fantasmo
CTO
Santa Monica, CA, US

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

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

Matt Uyttendaele Facebook. Director, Core AI, Facebook Camera Seattle, WA, US

Matt Uyttendaele
Facebook. Director, Core AI, Facebook Camera
Seattle, WA, US

Anastasia Yendiki Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Radiology Cambridge, MA, US

Anastasia Yendiki
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor Radiology
Cambridge, MA, US

Brian Brackeen Kairos CEO & Founder Miami, FL, US

Brian Brackeen
Kairos
CEO & Founder
Miami, FL, US

Michael Yang Comcast Ventures Managing Director San Francisco, CA, US

Michael Yang
Comcast Ventures
Managing Director
San Francisco, CA, US

Karen Wickre KVOX Media Founder San Francisco, CA, US

Karen Wickre
KVOX Media
Founder
San Francisco, CA, US

Brittany Laughlin Lattice Ventures Founding Partner New York, NY, US

Brittany Laughlin
Lattice Ventures
Founding Partner
New York, NY, US

Sutian Dong Female Founders Fund Partner New York, NY, US

Sutian Dong
Female Founders Fund
Partner
New York, NY, US

Rori DuBoff Accenture Interactive Managing Director, Content Innovation - Extended Reality New York, NY, US

Rori DuBoff
Accenture Interactive
Managing Director, Content Innovation - Extended Reality
New York, NY, US

Michael Rubinstein Google Research Scientist Cambridge, MA, US

Michael Rubinstein
Google
Research Scientist
Cambridge, MA, US

Kavodel Ohiomoba FieldVision CEO & Co-Founder San Francisco, CA, US

Kavodel Ohiomoba
FieldVision
CEO & Co-Founder
San Francisco, CA, US

Ophir Tanz GumGum CEO Los Angeles, CA, US

Ophir Tanz
GumGum
CEO
Los Angeles, CA, US

Chris Kurdziel Vimeo Director of Product New York, NY, US

Chris Kurdziel
Vimeo
Director of Product
New York, NY, US

Jessica Lin Work-Bench General Partner & Co-Founder New York, NY, US

Jessica Lin
Work-Bench
General Partner & Co-Founder
New York, NY, US

Jeffrey Daniels FDNA Senior Director Marketing Boston, MA, US

Jeffrey Daniels
FDNA
Senior Director Marketing
Boston, MA, US

Raghu Krishnamoorthi Google, Software Engineer, Tensorflow for Mobile Cupertino, CA, US

Raghu Krishnamoorthi
Google, Software Engineer, Tensorflow for Mobile
Cupertino, CA, US

Yichen Shen Lightelligence CEO & Co-Founder Cambridge, MA, US

Yichen Shen
Lightelligence
CEO & Co-Founder
Cambridge, MA, US