2020 Speakers


Speakers are leaders in the technology from global, national and local companies.


Tech Innovation Forum 2020 Speakers

Lubna Ahmad

Founder & CEO, Invoy Technologies 

Navid Alipour

Managing Director, Analytics Ventures

Kelly Barba

Chair, Women Leaders of Octane and Director of Client Engagement, K&L Gates

Reynolds Bish

CEO & Member of the Board of Directors, Kofax

Noemi Bonessio, PhD, PE

Founder, METAseismic

Jeff Bocan

Partner, Okapi Venture Capital

Peter Burney

Vice President, Business Development, mLogica

Scott Cannon

CEO, Big Rentz

Steve Churm

EVP, Public Relations, FivePoint

Eric Cornelius

Chief Product Architect, BlackBerry

Sean Crafts

Chief Growth Officer & Founder, Mavenlink

Martha Daniel

President & CEO, IMRI

Linda DiMario

Executive Vice President, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce

Olivia Duane Adams

Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Alteryx

Michelle Felice-Steele
Vice President, Product Management, Experian Consumer Services
Manning Field

COO, Acorns

Marcus Filipovich

CEO, Ocular Data Systems, Inc.

Daniel Flynn

Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development, Western Digital

Mike Gentile

President & CEO, CISOSHARE

Marinela Gombosev

CEO, Evoke Neuroscience

Eduard Goodman

Global Privacy Officer, CyberScout

Emile Haddad
Chairman, President & CEO, FivePoint
Josh Harmsen
Principal, Ankona Capital
Nicole Helmer

Head of Strategy, Innovation Center Network, SAP

Patrick Henry

President & CEO, GroGuru

Michael Herman

Senior Manager, Cybersecurity, PwC

Reza Jahangiri


Jeff Johannesen

Chief Innovation Officer, RSM

Kyle Kamrooz

Co-Founder, Cloudvirga & OC4 Venture Studio

Jason Knickerbocker

CEO, BeWize

James Legeman

AVP Innovation, Pacific Life 

Palmer Luckey

Founder, Anduril Industries

Abdul Mann

CEO & Co-Founder, Morgan Goodwin

Alex Marquez

Ventures Global Managing Director, Experian

PJ Mastracchio

Founder & CEO, At Your Gate

Gordon McBean

Chairman, Digital Offering LLC

Dan McClory

Managing Director & Head of Equity Capital Markets, Boustead Securities

Stuart McClure

Founder & Former CEO, Cylance, Inc.

David Meltzer
Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing and Founder of David Meltzer Enterprises.
David Moatazedi

President & CEO, Evolus

Martha Montoya

CEO, AgTools

Terry W. Moore

Managing Partner, MVP Funds

Malek Moubasher

Independent Consultant

Dan Newman

Principal Consultant, Cloud & Innovative Solutions, SHI International Corp.

Helen Norris

Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Chapman University

Tony Olzak

Chief Technology Officer, Trace3

Delilah Panio

Vice President Capital Formation, Toronto Stock Exchange

Carmen Palafox

Managing Partner, MiLA Capital Advisors

Alex Rubalcava

Partner, Stage Venture Partners

JC Ruffalo

Director, LaunchPad SBDC, Octane

Scott Saunders

CEO, Happy Money

Dr. Julie Shaw

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant, Entrepreneur, Kale Me Crazy Restaurateur

Scott Sherman

Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Ingram Micro

Mark Skaist

Shareholder, Stradling

Kadie Sobel

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

Chad Steelberg

Chairman & CEO, Veritone

Sam Suhkon

Chief Information Security Officer, IntelligINTS

Doniel Sutton

Former SVP People, PayPal

Roberta Swanson

Vice President, Tax, Western Digital

Stephen Tyszka

Founder & CEO, Trubify

Paul Tobin

President, Octane Enterprise Solutions

Mauricio Uribe

Partner, Knobbe Martens

Dr. Tammy Wong

CEO, Fostering Executive Leadership

Jerry Yen

CEO, Advice Analytics