Elevate Conference

Connecting The Black Business Community

April 6, 2019


SPEAKERS

Click on the speakers names below to learn more about their backgrounds and which panels they will be speaking on.

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Saturday Conference Keynote Speakers

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Beth Chandler - President and CEO of YW Boston

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Tracey Brown - CEO of The American Diabetes Association

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Fatoumata Ndiaye - D

eputy Executive Chief at UNICEF

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Vanessa De Luca - Former Editor-In-Chief at ESSENCE Magazine

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Sandy Saputo - CMO of Kendo Brands

Mark Hickson ‘97 - Executive Vice President NextEra Energy

 
 

Saturday Conference Panelists & Moderators

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Grace Eleyae -

Founder & CEO of Grace Eleyae satin-lined caps

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David Simas -

CEO at Obama Foundation

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Alero Akuya - Senior Brand Director: Olympics, Athletes and Purpose Marketing at Nike

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Julian Mitchell - Entrepreneur, Journalist and Forbes Columnist

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Fred Greene - Co-founder of Project Destined

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Mandell Crawley - Head of Private Wealth at Morgan Stanley

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Walter Mosley - Harvard Law Grad & Entertainment Lawyer

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Erika Bennett - Global Head, Social & Influencer Marketing, YouTube Originals & TV

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Sarah Henry - Senior Vice President and GM of Fresh Cosmetics

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Maloni Goss ‘08 - Head of Accounts, Beauty & Fragrance at Chanel

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Danielle Lee ‘04 - Global Head of Partner Solutions at Spotify

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Collette V. Smith - President of Believe N You, Inc. & Former NFL Coach

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Stratford Dennis ‘17 - Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

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Jesse Jackson - Chief Learning Officer,

Consumer and Community Banking & Firmwide Head of Learning and Talent Solutions at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Kibi Anderson - President of Red Table Talk Inc.

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Julee Wilson - Fashion & Beauty Director at ESSENCE magazine and ESSENCE.com

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Chad Foster - Former Host, Are & Be | The Podcast at Spotify

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Katherine Phillips - Columbia Business School Professor & Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

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Nzingha Prescod CC ‘15 - 2x Olympian & World Champion Fencer

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Pamela Wheeler - Sports Management Faculty at Columbia’s School of Professional Studies

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Niara Phillips ‘17 - Consultant at Bain & Company

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Hilary Albright - Talent Aquisition Consultant at Capital Group

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Matt Garcia - University Recruiter at Uber

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Brandon Pankey - Vice President of Business Development & Operations at Live Nation Urban

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Haley Hervert - Campus Talent Acquisition Partner at IBM

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Damian Travier - Program Director at the Jackie Robinson Foundation

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Dzidzoli Quist - Global Content Partnerships Manager at Twitter

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Jennifer Richard - Senior Associate at Cross Culture Ventures (CCV)

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Ryan Wilson - Co-founder & CEO of The Gathering Spot

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Bruce Lincoln - Co-founder of Silicon Harlem

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Anastasia Wright - VP Digital, Janet Jackson & Owner, IMG Agency

 

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