Skip to Main Content

2015 Speakers

Keynotes

Sophia Amoruso

SOPHIA AMORUSO is the founder and executive chairman of Nasty Gal, the fastest-growing online retailer in the country. Amoruso is the creative visionary, modern-day entrepreneur and fashion doyenne who has forged an ...
Read Full Bio

Candy Chang

CANDY CHANG is an artist, designer and urban planner who makes cities more comfortable for people. A Senior TED Fellow, Chang is passionate about redefining the ways we share information in public space to improve ...
Read Full Bio

Tim Gunn

TIM GUNN is the Emmy-winning co-host and mentor for Lifetime’s ”Project Runway,” where he also serves as one of the show’s producers. He and co-host Heidi Klum won the 2013 Emmy award for Outstanding Host ...
Read Full Bio

Emily Nussbaum

EMILY NUSSBAUM is the television critic at The New Yorker. Previously, she was the culture editor at New York, where she created The Approval Matrix and wrote feature articles about a variety of subjects, including ...
Read Full Bio

Shonda Rhimes

SHONDA RHIMES is the prolific writer, executive producer and creator of the hit ABC series "Grey's Anatomy," and "Scandal."  In addition to creating the “Grey’s Anatomy” spinoff series "Private Practice," ...
Read Full Bio

Breakout Session Speakers

Antoinette Antonio

ANTOINETTE ANTONIO is co-anchor of WCVB’s EyeOpener newscasts with co-anchors Randy ...
Read Full Bio

Catherine Avgiris

CATHERINE AVGIRIS is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Comcast ...
Read Full Bio

Marquesha Babers

MARQUESHA BABERS has served as an ambassador for the film “Girl Rising,” for ...
Read Full Bio

Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks

GLORIA MAYFIELD BANKSis an internationally renowned motivational success strategist ...
Read Full Bio

Mithu Bhargava

MITHU BHARGAVA is vice president, Americas presales for EMC Corporation. Her ...
Read Full Bio

Shree Bose

SHREE BOSE was the grand prize winner of the inaugural Google Global Science Fair for ...
Read Full Bio

Erin Brooks

ERIN BROOKS is Suffolk Construction’s vice president of community and employee ...
Read Full Bio

Tracy Accardi

TRACY ACCARDI joined Hologic, as the vice president of research and development for ...
Read Full Bio

Beth Carlson

BETH CARLSON is vice president of global talent development for Raytheon Company. She ...
Read Full Bio

Bobbi Dangerfield

BOBBI DANGERFIELD leads global sales operations (GSO) at Dell.  In her role, ...
Read Full Bio

Paula Davis-Laack

PAULA DAVIS-LAACK, JD, MAPP, is a former practicing lawyer, an ...
Read Full Bio

Amanda Eleuteri

AMANDA ELEUTERI joined Sankaty Advisors in 2012 having previously joined Bain Capital ...
Read Full Bio

Monica Elliott

MONICA ELLIOTT is the regional CFO for North American EMD group companies and ...
Read Full Bio

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine is a former reporter turned social media marketing innovator Top ...
Read Full Bio

Sally D. Fassler

SALLY D. FASSLER is a managing director, chief financial officer and risk and ...
Read Full Bio

Maia Germain

MAIA GERMAIN is a senior vice president in State Street’s Corporate citizenship ...
Read Full Bio

Dyan M. Goodwin

DYAN M. GOODWIN joined Bank of America in 2002 as a senior vice president in the ...
Read Full Bio

Steve Gross

STEVE GROSS M.S.W., is the founder and chief playmaker of the Life is Good Kids ...
Read Full Bio

Beth Grous

BETH GROUS is the chief people officer at TripAdvisor. She is responsible for leading ...
Read Full Bio

Kemal Harris

KEMAL HARRIS has been obsessed with fashion since age four when she began drawing ...
Read Full Bio

Ivette Helal

IVETTE HELAL is vice president of human resources for the laboratory equipment ...
Read Full Bio
Julie Holland

Julie Holland

JULIE HOLLAND, M.D. is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and was an ...
Read Full Bio

Ingrid Jacobs

INGRID JACOBS is business diversity lead for Raytheon Corporate Functions. Raytheon ...
Read Full Bio

Stephanie Kaplan Lewis

STEPHANIE KAPLAN LEWIS co-founded Her Campus in 2009 as an undergrad at Harvard ...
Read Full Bio

ML Krakauer

ML KRAKAUER is the executive vice president of business development for global ...
Read Full Bio

Shermin Kruse

SHERMIN KRUSE is an equity partner at the law firm of Barack Ferrazzano, the author ...
Read Full Bio

Lisa Kueng

LISA KUENG is co-author of the New York Times best-selling book “Picture Your ...
Read Full Bio

Loretta LaRoche

LORETTA LAROCHE has been a stress management consultant for over 30 years. Her ...
Read Full Bio

Melody E. Lee

MELODY E. LEE is the director of brand and reputation strategy at Global ...
Read Full Bio

Aliza Licht

ALIZA LICHT is a fashion communications executive and former Twitter phenom, DKNY PR ...
Read Full Bio

Nadia Lopez

NADIA LOPEZ is an educator pioneering a path of inspired leadership. As the founding ...
Read Full Bio

Dyllan McGee

DYLLAN McGEE is a two-time Emmy-award winning executive producer and founder of McGee ...
Read Full Bio

Kelly McKenna

KELLY McKENNA is global head for State Street’s Center for Applied Research, for ...
Read Full Bio

Mary Beth Moynihan

MARY BETH MOYNIHAN is senior vice president of corporate strategy and marketing at ...
Read Full Bio

Betsy Myers

BETSY MYERS is founding director of Bentley University’s Center for Women and ...
Read Full Bio

Kristin Owens

KRISTIN OWENS is head of renal marketing and patient reimbursement for Sanofi. She ...
Read Full Bio

Dr. Jacqueline Hornor Plumez

JACQUELINE HORNOR PLUMEZ is an award-winning psychologist. Her 500 colleagues in the ...
Read Full Bio

LIndsay Tia Reilly

LINDSAY TIA REILLY is CEO of Lindsay Tia, a unique handbag line with a purpose.  For ...
Read Full Bio

Gregg Renfrew

GREGG RENFREW launched Beautycounter in 2013. Renfrew and Beautycounter are focused ...
Read Full Bio

Robin Hauser Reynolds

ROBIN HAUSER REYNOLDS is the director and producer of cause-based documentary films ...
Read Full Bio

Gwen Robinson

GWEN ROBINSON is the managing director of corporate social responsibility and ...
Read Full Bio

Anita Santos

ANITA SANTOS is currently serving as vice president of marketing for Tyco Security ...
Read Full Bio

Kathrin Schoenborn-Sobolewski

KATHRIN SCHOENBORN-SOBOLEWSKI is vice president of global clinical operations at ...
Read Full Bio

Erin Schrode

ERIN SCHRODE is a green girl and ecopreneur. As the “face of the new green ...
Read Full Bio

Nzinga Shaw

NZINGA SHAW is currently the chief diversity and inclusion officer of the Atlanta ...
Read Full Bio

Lauren Shea

LAUREN SHEA is director of product development and end user experience for ...
Read Full Bio

Trynka Shineman

TRYNKA SHINEMAN is the executive vice president at Cimpress and president of the ...
Read Full Bio

Carson Tate

CARSON TATE is a productivity consultant and the founder of Working Simply, Inc. She ...
Read Full Bio

Lynn Tinney

LYNN D. TINNEY is the vice president of Americas channels at Riverbed Technology. ...
Read Full Bio

Jeanne Trogan

JEANNE TROGAN is executive director, global events marketing for Dell.  In this role ...
Read Full Bio

Kam Unninayar

KAM UNNINAYAR is the vice president finance of the laboratory products and services ...
Read Full Bio

Barb Vlacich

BARB VLACICH is vice president for presales operations with Kronos Incorporated. In ...
Read Full Bio

Chantel Waterbury

CHANTEL WATERBURY is founder and CEO of Chloe + Isabel. She is a life-long ...
Read Full Bio

Connie Weaver

CONNIE WEAVER is executive vice president and chief marketing officer at ...
Read Full Bio

Expert Exchange

Aimee Alexander

AIMEE ALEXANDER is executive communications manager with Cisco Systems. With over 15 ...
Read Full Bio

Isis Anchalee

ISIS ANCHALEE is an incredibly passionate autodidact and platform engineer at ...
Read Full Bio

Fredrik Axsater

FREDRIK AXSATER, CFA is head of global defined contribution for State Street Global ...
Read Full Bio

Colleen Boselli

COLLEEN BOSELLI is a business coach who focuses on empowering and inspiring ...
Read Full Bio

Jacqueline M. Bouchie

JACQUELINE M. BOUCHIE is an internal ETF sales associate for State Street Global ...
Read Full Bio

Michelle Chiantera

MICHELLE CHIANTERA is senior director, Americas partner and U.S. commercial marketing ...
Read Full Bio

Lillian Chin

LILLIAN CHIN is a seasoned finance professional with 30 years of progressively ...
Read Full Bio

Lisa Considine

LISA CONSIDINE is an experienced human resources Leader with a strong passion and ...
Read Full Bio

Michelle Dauphinais

MICHELLE DAUPHINAIS is vice president of national accounts for John Hancock. With ...
Read Full Bio

Brooke Dobyns

BROOKE DOBYNS is the chief of staff and director of strategy and planning for the ...
Read Full Bio

Sean Fullerton

SEAN FULLERTON, CFA® is a senior research analyst at the Center for Applied Research ...
Read Full Bio

Greg Gale

GREG GALE is the director of diversity and inclusion at Liberty Mutual Insurance.  A ...
Read Full Bio

China Gorman

CHINA GORMAN is a successful global business executive in the competitive human ...
Read Full Bio

Jeri’Ann Hiller

JERI’ANN HILLER, Ph.D. is a leader in front end innovation in medical device ...
Read Full Bio

Jessica Jackley

JESSICA JACKLEY is an entrepreneur focused on financial inclusion, the sharing ...
Read Full Bio

Dr. Todd Kashdan

DR. TODD B. KASHDAN is a world recognized authority on well-being, strengths, social ...
Read Full Bio
Kelli Kerwin

Kelli Kirwin

KELLI KIRWIN is a director in the worldwide software sales organization with ...
Read Full Bio

Kim Kramer

KIM KRAMER is a financial professional with a distinguished career spanning over many ...
Read Full Bio

Sharlyn Lauby

SHARLYN LAUBY is the author of HR Bartender and president of ITM Group Inc., a South ...
Read Full Bio

Josh Levs

JOSH LEVS is an investigative journalist and father of three who has long covered the ...
Read Full Bio

Joyce O’Donnell Maroney

JOYCE O’DONNELL MARONEY is the senior director of customer experience and services ...
Read Full Bio

Susan Meisinger

SUSAN MEISINGER is a columnist, speaker and consultant on executive management ...
Read Full Bio

Stacie Powell

STACIE POWELL is a member of the exclusive Global Graduate Rotational Program through ...
Read Full Bio

Martha Rook

MARTHA ROOK is the director of the stem cell bioprocessing group in EMD Millipore’s ...
Read Full Bio

Meghan Scanlon

MEGHAN SCANLON joined Boston Scientific in 2014 as the vice president of global ...
Read Full Bio

Claudia Schulz

CLAUDIA SCHULZ is manager of financial planning and analysis with Boston Scientific ...
Read Full Bio

Candace L. Sutcliffe

CANDACE L. SUTCLIFFE is senior vice president and chief compliance officer for the ...
Read Full Bio

Jennifer Tierney

JENNIFER TIERNEY is vice president of sales and distribution for John Hancock ...
Read Full Bio

Laura Vail Wooster

LAURA VAIL WOOSTER is vice president and head of insurance marketing for John ...
Read Full Bio

Brie Williams

BRIE WILLIAMS is VP and head of practice management with State Street Global ...
Read Full Bio

Dave Wright

DAVE WRIGHT is the sales leader for Cisco’s global customer success Americas ...
Read Full Bio

Local Leader

Jody Adams

JODY ADAMS is a James Beard award winning chef and visionary behind two of ...
Read Full Bio

Megan A. Costello

MEGAN A. COSTELLO is the executive director of the office of women’s advancement ...
Read Full Bio

Jeanne Dasaro

JEANNE DASARO is the founder of the Wonder Women of Boston network.  In this role, ...
Read Full Bio

Toni Elka

TONI ELKA is the executive director and founder of Future Chefs.  She has a rich and ...
Read Full Bio

Patricia C. Fry

PATRICIA C. FRY is the principal of Plymouth South High School. She has been selected ...
Read Full Bio

Kara Hutchinson

KARA HUTCHINSON is the director of strategic marketing for the Boston Celtics. ...
Read Full Bio

Liz Morningstar

LIZ MORNINGSTAR is the CEO of the Boston Public Market Association, the developer and ...
Read Full Bio

Patricia A. Parcellin

PATRICIA A. PARCELLIN is chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of Eastern ...
Read Full Bio

Catherine Peterson

CATHERINE PETERSON is the executive director of ArtsBoston, a nonprofit arts service ...
Read Full Bio

Monica Singh

MONICA SINGH is an accomplished and driven corporate attorney.  She currently ...
Read Full Bio

Dr. Oneeka Williams

ONEEKA WILLIAMS is on a mission to educate, empower and enrich the lives of ...
Read Full Bio

Social Media Roundtable

Kate Bachman

KATE BACHMAN is an award-winning public relations professional with years of agency ...
Read Full Bio

Nicole Blades

NICOLE BLADES has been putting her imagined worlds on paper since third grade as this ...
Read Full Bio

Casey Carey-Brown

CASEY CAREY-BROWN is an LGBTQ parent blogger, editor and writer living in Jamaica ...
Read Full Bio

Juliana Casale

JULIANA CASALE is the content marketing manager at Nanigans, a SaaS platform for ...
Read Full Bio

Stacy DeBroff

STACY DeBROFF is founder and CEO of Influence Central, best-selling author, attorney ...
Read Full Bio

Jeanne Demers

Jeanne Demers is the co-author and illustrator of “FLAWD: How To Stop Hating On ...
Read Full Bio

Elaina Featherstone

ELAINA FEATHERSTONE oversees Her Campus's national PR and social media strategy, as ...
Read Full Bio

Lauren Leader-Chivée

LAUREN LEADER-CHIVÉE is the founder and CEO of All In Together, a non-profit, ...
Read Full Bio

Michelle Miller Groves

MICHELLE MILLER GROVES is a doctoral student in interdisciplinary leadership at ...
Read Full Bio

Emily-Anne Rigal

EMILY-ANNE RIGAL is the founder and director of anti-bullying organization ...
Read Full Bio

Diana Vertus

DIANA VERTUS is the founder and CEO of Exquisite Design Concepts, a boutique full ...
Read Full Bio

Special Guest Speakers

Lauren Schadt Baker

LAUREN SCHADT BAKER currently serves as the First Lady of Massachusetts alongside her ...
Read Full Bio
Renee Connolly

Renee Connolly

RENEE CONNOLLY is the global head of communications and business markets/services at ...
Read Full Bio

Jill Larsen

JILL LARSEN is vice president of talent acquisition, people planning and services HR ...
Read Full Bio

Michael Mahoney

MICHAEL MAHONEY is president and chief executive officer of Boston Scientific ...
Read Full Bio

Erin McSweeney

ERIN McSWEENEY leads EMC's global human resources practice, setting the people ...
Read Full Bio

J.C. Monahan

J.C. MONAHAN is co-anchor of WCVB's “NewsCenter 5 at 5:00,” as well as co-anchor ...
Read Full Bio

Lisa Walsh

LISA WALSH is the regional controller at EMD Serono, Inc. where her responsibilities ...
Read Full Bio

Martin J. Walsh

MARTIN J. WALSH is a lifelong advocate for working people, and a proud product of the ...
Read Full Bio

Karen Holmes Ward

KAREN HOLMES WARD is WCVB's director of public affairs and community services as well ...
Read Full Bio

Small Business Roundtable

Kate Beeders

KATE BEEDERS is an internationally known business coach, specializing in helping ...
Read Full Bio

Lauren Bettencourt

LAUREN BETTENCOURT is brand communications manager for the global brand relations ...
Read Full Bio

Anita Brearton

ANITA BREARTON is founder and CEO of CabinetM, a discovery platform that helps ...
Read Full Bio

Lisa Green

LISA GREEN is a lawyer and legal analyst. After earning her law degree at New York ...
Read Full Bio

Dr. Randy Kamen

RANDY KAMEN, Ed.D. is a psychologist and educator. She pioneered new territory in ...
Read Full Bio

Kim Miles

KIM MILES is the founder of Miles in Heels Productions. She is a successful ...
Read Full Bio

Lisa Murray

LISA MURRAY is a communications and media relations strategist with over 20 years of ...
Read Full Bio

Sabina Nawaz

SABINA NAWAZ is CEO and founder of Nawaz Consulting. She is a renowned leadership ...
Read Full Bio

Kirstyn Pearl

KIRSTYN PEARL is the founder and CEO of Seacoast Sweets, a rapidly ...
Read Full Bio

Sheryl Schultz

SHERYL SCHULTZ is the founder and president of CabinetM. She is an expert in startup ...
Read Full Bio

Laurie Miller Voke

LAURIE MILLER VOKE is the president and founder of the Female Fan Association. She is ...
Read Full Bio

Registration Opens June 9

00
Months
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes
00
Seconds