2020 Speakers


Keynotes


Kelly Corrigan

Kelly Corrigan

KELLY CORRIGAN was called “the voice of a generation” by O Magazine. She is the author of four New York Times bestsellers... Read Full Bio
Viola Davis

Viola Davis

VIOLA DAVIS is the first black actress to win Tony, Oscar, and Emmy awards for acting. Davis starred in the ABC series Ho... Read Full Bio
Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee

MASTER of CEREMONIES, CELESTE HEADLEE is a communication and human nature expert, an internation...
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Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant

IYANLA VANZANT is the award-winning host and executive producer of OWN’s Fear Not. From welfare mother to New York Times... Read Full Bio
Tara Westover

Tara Westover

TARA WESTOVER is an American author. Born in Idaho to a father opposed to public education, she never attended school. She was seventeen the fi... Read Full Bio

Special Guest Speakers


Rachel Boesing

Rachel Boesing

RACHEL BOESING is program host at QVC. Boesing’s true passion for storytelling has defined her professional l... Read Full Bio
El Cavanagh-Lomas

El Cavanagh-Lomas

EL CAVANAGH-LOMAS is VP for people & communities for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Russia at Cisco. She leads the business partnering an... Read Full Bio
Dzung Lewis

Dzung Lewis

DZUNG LEWIS is a cookbook author and the host of the Youtube channel, Honeysuckle (1M subscribers). Dzung grew up in a Vietnamese hou... Read Full Bio
Catherine Owen

Catherine Owen

CATHERINE OWEN is the senior vice president of major markets at Bristol Myers Squibb. Owen is responsible for t... Read Full Bio
Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of leadership experience...
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Signe Wilkinson

Signe Wilkinson

SIGNE WILKINSON is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose home base is the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News where she draws... Read Full Bio
Angela Zepeda

Angela Zepeda

ANGELA ZEPEDA is the chief marketing officer (CMO) for Hyundai Motor America. She is responsible for all of Hyu... Read Full Bio

Speakers


Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham

MARCUS BUCKINGHAM is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, has two of Harvard Business Review’s most cir... Read Full Bio
Susan David

Susan David

SUSAN DAVID, PhD is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her new num... Read Full Bio
Annie Duke

Annie Duke

ANNIE DUKE is an author, corporate speaker, and consultant in the decision-making space. Her book, Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decision... Read Full Bio
Erica Williams Simon

Erica Williams Simon

ERICA WILLIAMS SIMON is a narrative strategist, author, host and CEO of Sage House, a company that helps people... Read Full Bio
Arlan Hamilton

Arlan Hamilton

ARLAN HAMILTON is the founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in ... Read Full Bio
Charmaine McClarie

Charmaine McClarie

CHARMAINE McCLARIE is an author, C-suite adviser, keynote speaker, executive coach, and executive presence authority who helps leader... Read Full Bio
Suze Orman

Suze Orman

SUZE ORMAN has been coined America’s favorite financial advisor by ... Read Full Bio
Dr. Nina Vasan

Dr. Nina Vasan

DR. NINA VASAN is a physician, entrepreneur, and pioneer in mental health technology. She is a professor at Sta... Read Full Bio
Esther Wojcicki

Esther Wojcicki

ESTHER WOJCICKI is a leading American educator, journalist, and mother. A leader in blended learning and the integration of technology into edu... Read Full Bio
Lily Zheng

Lily Zheng

LILY ZHENG is a diversity, equity and inclusion consultant and executive coach who works with organizations around the world to create high-imp... Read Full Bio

Session Hosts


Melissa Costell

Melissa Costell

MELISSA COSTELL is the enterprise risk coordinator for research & development (R&D) data integrity at G... Read Full Bio
Dr. Reetika Kumar

Dr. Reetika Kumar

REETIKA KUMA, M.D., F.A.C.P., is the medical director and vice president of clinical services at IBX. She has b... Read Full Bio
Daniela Mardarovici

Daniela Mardarovici

DANIELA MARDAROVICI is co-head of the firm’s multisector and core plus strategies for Macquarie Investment Ma... Read Full Bio
Joyce Russell

Joyce Russell

JOYCE E. A. RUSSELL, Ph.D, serves as The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business (... Read Full Bio
Lakshmi Stockham

Lakshmi Stockham

LAKSHMI STOCKHAM serves as chief of staff to the group head of innovation, technology, and shared services for ... Read Full Bio
Laysha Ward

Laysha Ward

LAYSHA WARD is an accomplished C-suite executive with thirty years of leadership experience...
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Lisa Washington

Lisa Washington

LISA WASHINGTON is the senior vice president and chief legal officer of WSFS Bank. She is an experienced legal ... Read Full Bio
Dana White

Dana White

DANA W. WHITE is the chief communications officer of Hyundai Motor North America. She most recently led a consu... Read Full Bio
Funmi Williamson

Funmi Williamson

FUNMI WILLIAMSON is the chief customer officer & SVP of customer operations at PECO. A subsidiary of Exelon... Read Full Bio

Spotlight Interviews


Ada Chu

Ada Chu

ADA CHU is a managing director at State Street Corporation. She is responsible for the company’s billing risk... Read Full Bio
Jennifer Dudinak-Dickson

Jennifer Dudinak-Dickson

JENNIFER DUDINAK-DICKSON, Pharm.D, is the senior vice president of the global regulatory strategy and policy at BMS. Her primary strategic focu... Read Full Bio
Wanda Bryant Hope

Wanda Bryant Hope

WANDA BRYANT HOPE is the chief diversity and inclusion officer at Johnson & Johnson. Prior to this role, sh... Read Full Bio
Marge Jackson

Marge Jackson

MARGE JACKSON is the senior vice of president of the sales enablement and multicultural symphony at Comcast. Sh... Read Full Bio
Leslie Ferraro

Leslie Ferraro

LESLIE FERRARO is president, QxH, at Qurate Retail Group. Ferraro leads Qurate Retail Group SM ’s largest bus... Read Full Bio
Maya Martinez-Davis

Maya Martinez-Davis

MAYA MARTINEZ-DAVIS joined GSK in September 2019 to lead the $20B+ pharmaceuticals and vaccines businesses in t... Read Full Bio
Jami Stewart

Jami Stewart

JAMI STEWART is the vice president of CX Centers Americas at Cisco. She is a leader with extensive knowledge in... Read Full Bio

Learning Burst & Break Speakers


Dr. Aronté Bennett

Dr. Aronté Bennett

DR. ARONTÉ BENNETT is an associate professor of marketing and the assistant department chair of th... Read Full Bio
Erica Dotson Bennett

Erica Dotson Bennett

ERICA DOTSON BENNETT has more than twenty five years of experience in human resources and leadership developmen... Read Full Bio
Olabisi Boyle

Olabisi Boyle

OLABISI BOYLE is the vice president of product planning and mobility strategy for Hyundai Motor America. Boyle ... Read Full Bio
Eliana Campos-Dominguez

Eliana Campos-Dominguez

ELIANA CAMPOS-DOMINGUEZ is the rewards & digital owner marketing manager for Hyundai Motor America and rece... Read Full Bio
Candice Caruso

Candice Caruso

CANDICE CARUSO is senior vice president, director of government guaranteed lending. She joined the WSFS SBA Len... Read Full Bio
Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend

Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend

CHEKEMMA J. FULMORE-TOWNSEND is president and CEO of the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN). Townsend is an energ... Read Full Bio
Melanie Hidalgo-Britt

Melanie Hidalgo-Britt

MELANIE HIDALGO-BRITT is the chief revenue officer for Coded By Kids (CbK), where she oversees all marketing an... Read Full Bio
Michelle Histand

Michelle Histand

MICHELLE HISTAND is the director of innovation for Independence Blue Cross. Read Full Bio
Jennifer Lea

Jennifer Lea

JENNIFER LEA, MS, CSCS, CPT, is a performance coach and the director of global portfolio management and innovat... Read Full Bio
Joan MacDonald

Joan MacDonald

JOAN MACDONALD, at the age of 70, was on multiple medications f... Read Full Bio
Marissa MacGauley

Marissa MacGauley

MARISSA MACGAULEY is the senior manager of talent acquisition at Bristol Myers Squibb. She is responsible for l... Read Full Bio
Cassandra Moore

Cassandra Moore

CASSANDRA MOORE, ACC, CPC, ELI-MP, is the founder and CEO of The Moore You Know (TMYK) Group. She has a dynamic... Read Full Bio
Samantha Recchia

Samantha Recchia

SAMANTHA RECCHIA is a senior associate of corporate & marketing public relations for Hyundai Motor North Am... Read Full Bio
Ayele Shakur

Ayele Shakur

AYELE SHAKUR is chief executive officer (CEO) at BUILD. She brings almost three ...

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