June 19th
8:00 AM
8:30 AM
Registration and Networking
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Mindfulness Breathing Exercises
9:00 AM
9:10 AM
Adriana Gascoigne
CEO and Founder of Girls in Tech, Inc.
Kym McNicholas
Host - The Innovator's Network
Introductions and Opening Remarks
9:10 AM
9:30 AM
Danielle Feinberg
Director of Photography (Lighting) - Pixar Animation Studios
The Art and Tech Behind Pixar Films
9:30 AM
9:50 AM
Meera Bhatia
Chief Operating Officer - Stella & Dot
Finding Purpose in Your Work
9:50 AM
10:10 AM
Pamela Rice
CTO and VP - Earnest
Mega Trends in Technology: Women Required
10:10 AM
10:30 AM
Break
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Product Innovation Panel
Moderator
Ahiza Garcia
Writer - CNN Business
Panelists
Donna Boyer
Vice President Product - Stitch Fix
Erica Kochi
Co-Founder, UNICEF Innovation - UNICEF
Gail Frederick
VP, Mobile and Developer Ecosystem - eBay
Jackie Bavaro
Head of Product Management - Asana and Co-Author of "Cracking the PM Interview"
Lydia Varmazis
Vice President of Product - Checkr
11:00 AM
11:20 AM
Diana Cruz Solash
Vice President, Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) - Infor
The Power of 'Sheroes': Realizing Your Potential and Achieving Your Aspirations
11:20 AM
11:40 AM
Summer Simmons
Director, Product Creative Strategy - Netflix
Netflix and the Power of the Product
11:40 AM
12:00 PM
Poppy Northcutt
Former Mission Control Engineer, NASA’s Apollo Program
Return to Earth: From Rocket Scientist to Women's Rights Activist
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Lunch and Speed Informational Interviewing
1:00 PM
1:20 PM
Pilar Manchón
Vice President, Artificial Intelligence - Roku
Humanism in the World of AI
1:20 PM
1:40 PM
Kristin Robertson
Vice President-General Manager of Autonomous Systems, a division within Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) - The Boeing Company
Connect, Protect, Explore, Inspire through Autonomy
1:40 PM
2:20 PM
Guy Kawasaki
Chief Evangelist - Canva
The Art of Innovation
2:20 PM
3:00 PM
Adriana Gascoigne
CEO and Founder of Girls in Tech, Inc.
Book Signing and Meet & Greet - Tech Boss Lady: How to Start-up, Disrupt, and Thrive as a Female Founder
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
Coe Leta Stafford
Creative & Managing Director - IDEO
Divya Balakrishnan
Senior Product Director - IDEO
Design Thinking Breakout Session #1
Gigi Wang
Managing Partner - MG-Team, LLC
Kim Emerson
Managing Partner - House of Thor
Startup Breakthroughs Breakout Session #1: Startup Fundamentals and Business Model Innovation
Luca Rigazio
VP of Artificial Intelligence - Totemic Labs
CODE G Breakout Session #1: Machine Learning with Python Frameworks
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
Transition Time
4:15 PM
5:15 PM
Coe Leta Stafford
Creative & Managing Director - IDEO
Divya Balakrishnan
Senior Product Director - IDEO
Design Thinking Breakout Session #2
Gigi Wang
Managing Partner - MG-Team, LLC
Kim Emerson
Managing Partner - House of Thor
Startup Breakthroughs Breakout Session #2: Startup Fundamentals and Business Model Innovation
Luca Rigazio
VP of Artificial Intelligence - Totemic Labs
CODE G Breakout Session #2: Machine Learning with Python Frameworks
5:15 PM
5:25 PM
Transition Time
5:25 PM
5:30 PM
Kym McNicholas
Host - The Innovator's Network
Closing Remarks
5:30 PM
7:30 PM
June Sugiyama
Director - Vodafone Americas Foundation
Lydia Varmazis
Vice President of Product - Checkr
Networking Mixer
7:30 PM
End of Day 1
June 20th
8:00 AM
8:30 AM
Registration and Networking
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Mindfulness Breathing Exercises
9:00 AM
9:10 AM
Betty Liu
Executive Vice Chairman - New York Stock Exchange
Introductions and Opening Remarks
9:10 AM
9:30 AM
Robin Matlock
Chief Marketing Officer - VMware
Five Mantras for Marketing You: Insights from a leading CMO
9:30 AM
9:50 AM
Katie Dill
Vice President, Design - Lyft
Leading as Designing (Lessons in Leadership from a Designer)
9:50 AM
10:20 AM
Break
10:20 AM
11:00 AM
Venture Capital Panel
Moderator
Betty Liu
Executive Vice Chairman - New York Stock Exchange
Panelists
Blair Shane
Partner and CMO - Sequoia Capital
Lu Zhang
Founding and Managing Partner - Fusion Fund
Stacey Bishop
Partner - Scale Venture Partners
Kristina Simmons
Chief of Staff and Investing Partner - Khosla Ventures
Jonathan Chang
Partner - Trend Forward Capital
11:00 AM
11:20 AM
Rosanna Myers
CEO - Carbon Robotics
The Future of Robotics and AI
11:20 AM
11:40 AM
Sally Gilligan
Chief Information Officer - Gap Inc.
Practical Steps to Grow Your Career
11:40 AM
1:00 PM
Lunch and Speed Informational Interviewing
11:40 AM
1:00 PM
Adriana Gascoigne
CEO and Founder of Girls in Tech, Inc.
Book Signing and Meet & Greet - Tech Boss Lady: How to Start-up, Disrupt, and Thrive as a Female Founder
1:00 PM
1:55 PM
Mayim Bialik
Actress starring on The Big Bang Theory & Neuroscientist
The Big Bang Theory: Making Science Cool (& Funny)
1:55 PM
2:35 PM
Christine McKinley
Host of History Channel’s Decoded, and Author of Physics For Rock Stars
Engineering Independence
2:35 PM
3:15 PM
Dr. Mae Jemison
First African American Woman in Space; Currently Leading 100 Year Starship to assure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century; Inductee National Women's Hall of Fame & International Space Hall of Fame
Pursuing the Extraordinary
3:15 PM
3:40 PM
Break
3:40 PM
3:45 PM
June Sugiyama
Director - Vodafone Americas Foundation
AMPLIFY Kick-off
3:45 PM
5:00 PM
AMPLIFY
Judges
Laura Chau
Principal - Canaan
Phoebe Peronto
Principal - Salesforce Ventures
Carol Mao
Vice President - Fusion Fund
Andrea Zurek
Founding Partner - XG Ventures
June Sugiyama
Director - Vodafone Americas Foundation
Jaime Fraser
Director of Marketing Services - European Wax Center
5:00 PM
5:30 pm
Fireside Chat with theSkimm Co-Founders
Moderator
Betty Liu
Executive Vice Chairman - New York Stock Exchange
theSkimm Co-founders
Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg
Co-founders and Co-CEOs - theSkimm
5:30 PM
5:35 PM
Adriana Gascoigne
CEO and Founder of Girls in Tech, Inc.
Closing Remarks
5:35 PM
6:00 PM
Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg
Co-founders and Co-CEOs - theSkimm
Book Signing and Meet & Greet - How to Skimm Your Life
6:00 PM
End of Day 2