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Shift Forum Audience Demographics

  • Founders, CEOs and other senior leaders from NewCos (small, fast-growth start-ups) and BigCos (Fortune 1000 companies)
  • Academics, researchers, and policymakers
  • Government  and NGO representatives
  • Journalists, filmmakers, and authors

Partial Listing – 2017 Shift Forum Attendees

Partial Listing - 2017 Shift Forum Attendees

Executive Vice President, Acxiom
Executive Vice President, Customer and Employee Experience, Adobe
Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Adobe
Co-founder & CEO, AdStage
Chief of Staff, Aetna
President, Aetna
Founder & CEO,
CTO, Airbnb
Head of Global External Affairs, Airbnb
CEO, Aki Technologies
CEO, AltSchool
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Amplero
VP, Another Planet Entertainment
VP, Apple
General Partner, Archer Advisors
Founder & Managing Partner, Argodesign
Founder, ATH Films
Vice Chairman, Bank of America
Head Digital Development, Bayer
CMO, Betabrand
Founder, BetterCompany
Partner, Bloomberg Beta
Co-founder, Bionic Solution
CEO & President, BlueFocus International
CEO, Co-founder, & Chairman, Box
CEO & Co-founder, Brandless
Founder, Building Alliances
VP, Corporate Marketing, CA Technologies
CEO, Managing Partner, Caiman Consulting
Principal, Caiman Consulting
EVP, Investor Services Strategy, Segments & Platforms, Charles Schwab
CEO, Cintrifuse
CEO & Chief Innovation Officer, Citi Ventures
Chief Operating Officer, Citi Ventures
Director of Marketing & Communications, Citi Ventures
Entrepreneur in Residence, Citi Ventures
Head of Global Lab Network & Acceleration Fund, Citi Ventures
Mayor, City of Oakland
Mayor, City of Pittsburgh
CEO, Clinical Curiosity
National Security Analyst, CNN
CEO & Co-founder, Color Genomics
Chief Medical Officer, Color Genomics
Adjunct Professor, Columbia University
Executive Director, Management Division, Columbia University
Chief Product Officer, Comcast NBC Universal
EVP Corporate Development, Cossette
President & CEO, Cossette
Founder & CEO, CrowdCompanies
Chairman, CrowdSmart
President, Services Division & Chief Security Officer, CrowdStrike
Chief Product Officer & Co-founder,
Bay Area Executive Director, Defy Ventures
CEO & Founder, Defy Ventures
Former SVP, Disney
Founder, Disruptive Multimedia
CEO, Dollar Shave Club
Founder & CEO, Earnest
Managing Director, Corporate & Public Affairs, Edelman
Co-founder, Evonomics
Insights Director, EYQ, EY
Lead Partner, Digital & Business Disruption, EY
Head of People, Facebook
Founder & CEO, Fark
Managing Partner, Fernbrook Management
Managing Director, Founders Circle Capital
CEO & Founder, Forward
San Francisco Bureau Chief, Forbers
Founder & CEO, Fred & Associates
President, Global Policy Solutions
Point Guard, MVP (2015, 2016), Golden State Warriors
Partner, GO Strategy Partners
Principal, Gotham Alpha
CEO, Grail
Founder & CEO, HandUp
Founder & Chairman, HealthLoop
Co-founder & CTO, Helix
VP & Co-founder, Highway1
Founder & CEO, Hint Water
CEO, Hired
CEO & Co-founder, Honor
Program Lead, Cognitive Computing, Academic Initiatives & Public Affairs, IBM
Research Scientist, IBM
Managing Director, Design for Change, IDEO
Senior Design Director, IDEO
Head of Marketing, Ignite Talks
CEO & Editor, ImpactAlpha
CEO, Intacct Corporation
President & CEO, Jobs for the Future
Chief Marketing Officer, Johnson & Johnson
VP Worldwide Digital Strategy, Johnson & Johnson
CEO, KFI Marketing
CEO & Founder, KITE
Executive Chair, Kiva
CEO, Live in the Grey
CEO, LiveRamp
CMO, Local Motors
Co-Founder & CEO, Local Motors
Founder, LumiereWork
SVP, General, Manager Method
Head of Partnerships, Medium
Executive Editor, Mercury News & East Bay Times
Chief Storyteller, Microsoft
Chief Sustainability Officer & President, Walmart Foundation
Executive Vice President, Wells Fargo
General Manager, Worldwide Public Affairs, Microsoft
President & Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft
Chairman, Midwestern BioAg
Entrepreneur, MosaixSoft
CEO, Nasdaq
Vice Chairman, Nasdaq
Partner, NewCo Mexico
Partner, NewCo Portugal
Corporate Vice President, Innovation, New York Life Insurance Company
Writer & Investor, NextDraft
Founder, Niskanen Institute
Managing Director, Obvious Ventures
Global Chairman, OgilvyRED
Co-founder, Olly
Director of Product Design, Omada Health
Founder, One Global Democracy
Executive Director, OneProject
CTO, OUR Walmart
Head of Vertical Strategy, Pinterest
Chair, Political Law Practice, Perkins Coie
Partner & Chair, Corporate Practice, Perkins Coie
SVP, Brand Marketing & Innovation, Plum Organics
Co-founder, Postlight
Founder & CEO, Pubcon Inc.
CMO, Publicis Sapient
Founder, Ready Set
CEO & Founding Partner, Redbird
Vice President Business Development, Redbird
Chief Strategy Officer/EVP, Red Light Management
Founder & CEO, Reinvent
Global Technology Editor, Reuters News
Founder & CEO, Rich Talent Group
CEO & Co-founder, RISE Movement
Director of Marketing & Communications, Sandwich
Executive Director, San Francisco Center for Economic Development
Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle
Director, San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Economic & Workforce Development
Vice President, Venture & Foresight, Schibsted Media Group
Assistant Director, SF.Citi
Founder & CEO, Sano
CEO, ShareThis
Founder, She’s Geeky
Executive Director, Shift Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology
Founder & Chief Epiphany Officer, Shift Thinking
Director of Engineering, Enterprise, Slack
CEO, Small Factory Ventures
Founder and Managing Partner, SoftTech VC
CEO, Sovrn
General Atlantic Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Storyteller, Stories Behind the Fog
Founder, Superfly
Founder and Co-managing Partner, SV Angel
Principal & Consulting Lead, SYPartners
Director of Brand Development, SYPartners
CEO, Talix
CEO, Tenacity
Principal, The Buckeye Group
Executive Producer and Host, The Circus
CEO & Co-founder, The Florence Group, Inc.
Co-founder and CEO, The Hustle
Managing Partner, The Last Mile
Executive Director, The Linux Foundation
CEO, The Production Board
Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post
Assistant Managing Editor and Columnist, Time
CEO & Founder, Tipping Point
Co-founder, Tremendousness
CEO, Twist Biosciences
Head of Partner Experience, Twitter
VP, Market Insights & Analytics, Twitter
SVP, Communications & Public Policy, Uber
Vice President Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services Inc.
Former President & CEO, UBS Investment Bank
President, University of California
Senior Manager, Business of Tomorrow, UN Global Compact
Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures
CEO, Unison
Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Director/Producer, Unleashed Productions
Chairman/Author, Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company
COO, Vault12
CEO, Vault12
EVP & CMO, Verizon
Senior Vice President, WE Communications
EVP, Head of Integrated Marketing, Wells Fargo
EVP & Director, Community Relations, Wells Fargo
Founder & CEO, WeSpire
CEO, Work Market
CMO, Work Market
Director of Brand Marketing, Work Market
Chairman & CEO, Wrap Media

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