Modernizing cross-border mobility with technology to promote the freer movement of people, ideas and innovation.
Erin Kopp is the Global Strategic Partnerships Manager at VisaHQ. As an avid traveler herself, she knows first hand how travel can be derailed by not having the correct travel documents. She partners with corporations, nonprofits and travel management companies to create a simple user-friendly experience for their travelers to obtain travel documents. By leveraging VisaHQ’s industry leading technology and expertise, she helps create a modern passport & visa solution for all travel programs.
VisaHQ was founded in 2003 and has become a recognized leader in the travel industry, offering innovative technology-forward solutions. Our mission is to empower travelers and organizations by creating a more transparent and simple experience to obtain travel documents.
The Art & Science of Large-Scale, Positive Behavior Change.
Robin Krieglstein is the Founder and CEO of Live Neuron Labs Behavioral Consultancy. He has been pioneering the application of science & media techniques to design large-scale positive behavior change programs for over two decades.
Robin was a guest researcher at the Stanford Behavior Design Lab with Dr. BJ Fogg. He’s an officer for the international Action Design Network, the largest Behavioral Design professional organization. He launched the first gamified, behavior-change social network; introduced the first gamified health behavior change Facebook app; and founded the Design Group at LeapFrog Educational Toys.
Robin has designed dozens of behavior change solutions for leading brands including Amazon, UnderArmour, American Heart Association, LG, Spectrum Health, Kaiser, United Healthcare, Oracle, Walmart, and the American Medical Association.
There is a direct correlation between income levels and education levels, and advances in AI will ensure that everyone has access to the same education regardless of socioeconomic status.
Michael Puscar is the Co-Founder of Oiga. A serial entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist who is deeply in love with technology, Michael is an optimist by nature, a transcendentalist who deeply cares about humanity and is firmly committed to using technology as a catalyst for better education, wealth creation and better healthcare regardless of socioeconomic status, race or origin.
How to create a culture of learning within your organization.
Kristy McCann Flynn has 15 years of experience as a Strategic Human Resource Leader, Change Manager and Organizational Development Expert. She has served in senior leadership positions throughout her career – most notably with Pearson Education and Constant Contact.
B Corp MPOWERD utilizing clean technology to improve lives and environment globally.
John Salzinger is MPOWERD‘s Chief Business Development Officer and Founder. John, a native New Yorker, and born entrepreneur, launched MPOWERD with the idea that innovative companies have a responsibility to lead – not only in the marketplace but as a real force for good. He launched and managed several global media, tech and finance companies before starting MPOWERD, where he’s been a guiding force behind pretty much every aspect of the company’s strategy. From business growth to sales, marketing, and product development – he holds multiple Luci patents. Outside the office, you’d most likely find him practicing his jump shot on the court or surfing waves
Seungah Jeong is MPOWERD‘S CEO. She has spent her career shaping global brands and driving them toward success. She’s a pro at managing teams, leading retail partnerships and building things from scratch, especially when it comes to small business. A company co-founder in her own right, Seungah brings to MPOWERD two decades of consumer goods experience, balancing a keen eye for design with a sharp business acumen. With a background in philosophy and environmental studies, she’s passionate about the potential companies have to create positive impact. In her spare time, Seungah’s an avid reader and kickboxer – and she’s even been known to bust a move!
Why “being human” and candidate experience is the most important part of growing your company.
Chris Gannon is the Founder of Captivate Talent, talent consultancy company focused on scaling revenue teams at high-growth technology companies. Prior to Captivate Talent, Chris was the Global Director of Talent Acquisition at a Reward Gateway, a PE-backed HRTech company operating in Sydney, London, Boston and Plovdiv and Manager of Talent Acquisition at Signpost, where he came in post Series B funding to lead scaling efforts from 70 to 220 in New York, Denver, and Austin.
Roger Manix is Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Ludolo, a Play-based learning company that sparks innovation, strengthens culture and fosters human connection. He taught at The Graduate School of Business at Stanford University for six years. While there, he created a methodology to teach Emotional and Social Intelligence using Play-based learning. Roger was invited by Parsons School of Design at The New School to develop coursework centered on collaboration, creativity and empathy. He continues as a professor at Parsons where he teaches Compassionate Leadership through Play in a Global Executive Master of Science program.
Learnings from building an agency business development platform on how to run a better digital agency business.
Janis Sprenne is one of the founders at Fulfilli. Janis has been in online sales and marketing for 17+ years and 10 of those he started and grew a digital agency to a top5 digital performance agency in the country. His agency’s success came from fully automating lead acquisition while generating 100s of leads a year. Since he was always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of his business, he and his team came up with an idea to automate pricing – to answer the most common first question customers ask – how much is it to work with us?
Joel Friedlander is a software developer and co-founder of Red Guava. Red Guava is the software company behind Cliniko (a web-based healthcare practice management system that is used by more than 30,000 people worldwide).
Red Guava is a fully remote company, with 35 team members around the world. They work a 30-hour work week (full time pay), have unlimited annual leave, no managers, no meetings, and full autonomy.
Geoff Hucker is an expert in the non-profit, social enterprise sector and a passionate advocate for socially responsible, purpose-built businesses.
How tech can power better travel.
Tal Shalit is the founder and CEO of Betterez. He has been reimagining a human-centric approach to mobility ever since he tried to buy a bus ticket online in 2011. While the attempt was unsuccessful, he ended up starting his own company and hasn’t looked back.
In a world where technology is improving at the speed of light, leading us to the era of 5G, what are the skills interpreters need to improve and focus on, in order to make a difference?
Alessandra Campana is the Founder of Inlingo. She received her degree as an Interpreter and Translator (Italian<>English – Italian<>French) after 5 years of courses in technical and literary translation, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation at the Scuola Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori of Rome, Italy. Her love for knowledge and her innate curiosity in all types of subjects, from literature to technology, from philosophy to science, lead her to accumulate years of experience in multiple fields.
Nate Brown is the Co-founder of CX Accelerator, the world’s best virtual community for experience professionals. While Customer Service is his primary expertise, Nate is able to leverage experience in professional services, marketing, and sales to connect dots and inspire change. From authoring and leading a Customer Experience program, to journey mapping, to building and managing a complex contact center, Nate is always learning new things and sharing with the community. Follow him also on Twitter @CustomerIsFirst.
Utilizing technology professionally and personally to nurture your social circle and develop lasting and fruitful professional relationships.
Sean Bair is the founder and CEO of ZooWho Inc. He is an entrepreneur, software developer, author, and a former crime fighter. In the early 90’s he developed an application that revolutionized the way law enforcement and the defense industry analyze data. This application pushed boundaries in identifying, analyzing, and resolving crime series and patterns.
BAIR Analytics was formed shortly thereafter and grew to have thousands of police agencies, the defense department, and major retailers such as WalMart, Macy’s, and Target, using its software and analytical techniques to fight crime and neutralize insurgents on the battlefield. BAIR Analytics was acquired by LexisNexis in 2015.
Ways to get better at it when scaling your company.
Heidi Helfand is the author of the book Dynamic Reteaming. She coaches and influences fast-growing companies using practical, people-focused techniques. Her approach is based on experience at highly successful startups. The first was ExpertCity, Inc. (acquired by CitrixOnline) where she was on the development teams that invented GoToMyPC, GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar. Heidi helped the company scale from 15 employees to 800. Then she was Principal Agile Coach at AppFolio, Inc. makers of workflow software for property management and law verticals. There, she built a coaching group that supported dynamic, cross-functional teams as the company scaled from 10 people to 650.
She is currently at Procore Technologies – a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction. At Procore, Heidi is in R&D leadership, coaching and consulting on software development and reteaming best practices as this company scales globally.
Visit my website: https://www.heidihelfand.com/