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2021 Speakers



Palmer Luckey speaks with two others

Tech Innovation Forum 2021 Speakers

Russell Arons

Chief Commercial Officer, Double A Labs

Rema Awad

Partner, K&L Gates

Brooks Barnes

Senior Staff Writer, The New York Times

Fabian Battaglia

CEO, MobiX Labs

Dave Beck

Director, LaunchPad SBDC & Investor Relations

Stacy Benaderet

Vice President, Sales and Marketing, AEG Presents

Dan Berzansky

CEO, OneTeam360, Inc.

Michele Bodda

President, Experian Mortgage and Employer Solutions, Experian North America

Craig Boundy

CEO, Experian North America

Anne Bretaña

Principal, Co-Managing Director, Gensler

Dr. Jack Brouwer

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine

Robert Bruza

CEO & Founder, ADVRTAS

Kurt Busch

Co-Founder & CEO, Syntiant Corp.

Bill Carpou

CEO, Octane

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Anthony Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, MS

Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, Medical Director

Taylor Culbertson

Co-Founder & CEO, Hedgehog

Jeff Curie

Principal, The Curie Point

Mark Czepiel

CFO, Menlo Micro

Pete Deutschman

Chief Buddy, The Buddy Group

Colton Dillion

Co-Founder & CTO, Hedgehog

Rick Ferree

Director of Business Development & Partnerships, EON Reality, Inc.

Veronica Fil

CEO, Grounded Foods Co.

Stephen Galloway

Twyla Reed Martin Dean of Film and Media Arts, Chapman University

Russ Garcia

CEO, Menlo Micro

Thomas Gewecke

Former Chief Digital Officer, Warner Bros. Entertainment

Ray Grainger

Founder & CEO, Mavenlink

Adrian Griggs

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Pacific Life Insurance Company

Sarah Grimstead

Regional Vice President, Insperity

David Gunn

Principal, Organization and Workforce Transformation, PwC

Chris Hand

Director, Powertrain, Fisker

Jenna Hardy

CFO, Gearbox Software

Gina Hartigan

SVP & Head of Human Resources, Mavenlink

Jim Huether

CEO, Hyperice

Chris Huff

Chief Strategy Officer, Kofax

Lynn Jochim

Chief Operating Officer, FivePoint

Paul Kagoo

Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Western Digital

Victor Kao

Consulting Partner, Video Gaming and Esports National Leader, RSM

Randal Kaufman

Sales Director, Transformative Technologies, Black & Veatch

Scott Kitcher

President & CEO, Sustain SoCal

Kevin Knocke

Chief Strategy Officer, ReKTGlobal

Kimberly Kovacs

CEO, The Arcview Group

Jason Lantgen

Executive Vice President, JLL

Jennifer Leuer

Board Member, BigRentz & Former CEO, CyberScout

Vanessa Liu

Vice President, SAP.iO Foundries, North America, SAP

Katy Loria

Chief Revenue Officer, Screenvision Media

Goran Matijasevic

Executive Director, Chief Executive Roundtable at UC Irvine

Michael Metzger

Partner, Drake Star Partners

Senator Dave Min

California State Senate

Keith Moore

CEO, Boustead Securities, LLC

Andrew Morrow

Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Group at Houlihan Lokey

Rachel Moses

Director of Commercial, Business Development & Green Cities, Electrify America

Chase Palmieri

Co-Founder & CEO, Credder

Delilah Panio

Vice President, US Capital Formation, Toronto Stock Exchange

Chasen Parker

Partner, Artist, Producer, Cardinal Trio Pictures

Rachel Payne

Managing Director, FullCycle

Charles Plant

Founder, The Narwhal Project

CV Ramachandran

Partner & Member, PA Consulting’s Management Group

Neal Rickner

Managing Partner, Elevation Climate Fund

Pete Rodriguez

CEO & Director, Silicon Catalyst

Neil Sahota

IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, and Lecturer at UC Irvine

Jimmy Sanchez

Managing Director and Market Investment Executive, Bank of America

Mehmet Sanliol

Partner, Principal Technology Venture Capital, J.P. Morgan

Amber Schiada

Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Research, Co-Lead of all Research Initiatives, JLL’s US High Tech Practice Group

Scott Sherman

EVP, Human Resources, IngramMicro

Jordan Schindler

CEO, Nufabrx

Mark Skaist

Shareholder, Stradling

Carolyn Stephens, PhD

Managing Director, UCI Enterprise Collaborations

Robin Stoner

Managing Director, Head of Digital Adoption and Client Experience, Bank of America

Tommy Tallarico

CEO, Intellivision

Shelli Taylor

CEO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Paul Tobin

President, Octane Enterprise Solutions

Mauricio Uribe

Partner, Knobbe Martens

Lisa Walker

Vice President, Tech Coast Angels

Van West

Founder & CEO, Vocalytics

Marianne Wu

Managing Director, 40 North Ventures