Connecting Brands to Culture: These speakers help global brands understand the new consumer and capitalize on trends


Trailblazing Brand Marketing Executive; Named Forbes' "#1 Most Influential CMO;" Change Agent and Innovation Expert

NYT Bestselling Author; Professor on Brand Strategy and Digital Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business; Award-Winning Co-Host of the podcast Pivot with Kara Swisher and Host of The Prof G Show; Elected to the World Economic Forum's "Global Leaders of Tomorrow”

Award-Winning Journalist and Editor of Teen Vogue, them, and Allure; Podcaster, and Advocate for Corporate Ethics and Social Change

Co-Founder and CEO of Obsidianworks, A Culture-Powered Marketing Agency

Groundbreaking CEO and Co-Founder of Good American; Co-Founder of Safely; Founding Partner of SKIMS

Renowned Cultural Critic; Sociologist; NYT Opinion Columnist; Global-Brand Cosultant; Award-Winning Author of Thick' and 'Lower Ed; MacArthur Fellow

Prolific Inventor & Entrepreneur, Known for ABC's 'Shark Tank' and as the "Queen of QVC"

Brand, Marketing, and Design Expert; Founder of PETERARNELL and Intellectual Capital Investments

Tony-Winning Producer; Social Media Virtuoso; Media Innovator; Entrepreneur

Brand Marketing Executive; Bestselling Author of Leave Your Mark; Formerly DKNY PR Girl; Mentorship Expert


JULIE SOLOMON | Entrepreneurial, Marketing, and Personal Development Influencer; Host of The Influencer Podcast

RICKY STRAUSS | Former President of Content & Marketing for Disney+ and Former President of Participant Media

SETH GODIN | Iconic Marketing Expert; Author of 19 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon, Bestselling Books on Branding, Marketing, and Creativity

SETH MATLINS | Managing Director of Forbes CMO Network; Expert on Purpose/Values-Driven Marketing and Award-Winning Brand Marketer

DESIREE ROGERS | CEO and Co-Owner of Black Opal Beauty; Former White House Social Secretary; Expert in Marketing, Re-Branding & Consumer Connection

ABIGAIL POSNER | Director of Creative Works at Google; Expert on Activating Expansive Thinking in People & Organizations