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Thursday, May 27

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :40 AM EST (40 mins)

[Keynote] The Power of Tech Well Applied

Sponsored By

Main Stage

11 :45 AM

11 :45 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] Agile CMS: An API-First Approach for Content, Technology and Speed

Sponsored By

Main Stage

12 :15 PM

12 :15 PM - 12 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] A Perfect Match: Customer, Business and Technology in Alignment

Main Stage

12 :45 PM

12 :45 PM - 1 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

Demo Derby

Networking Opportunity

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Using Design Thinking Principles to Build a Customer Experience Stack

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] End-to-End Solutions for Agile and Scalable CX Delivery

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :45 PM

1 :45 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Finding Your Digital CX Center of Truth

Main Stage

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Practical Steps to Solving Complex Digital Transformation Challenges

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Work Smarter, Not Harder: How a CDP Enables Operational Agility

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :45 PM

2 :45 PM - 3 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

[Networking] Meet the Speakers

Networking Opportunity

3 :15 PM

3 :15 PM - 3 :55 PM EST (40 mins)

[Keynote] Delivering Innovation through Evolutionary Architecture Strategy at ZTech (AB InBev)

Main Stage

4 :00 PM

4 :00 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (1 hr)

[Happy Hour] Murder at the Art Museum Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Networking Opportunity

Thursday, July 29

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :40 AM EST (40 mins)

Keynote Address

Main Stage

11 :45 AM

11 :45 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Sponsored By

Workshop

12 :15 PM

12 :15 PM - 12 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] What is the Role and Future of AI in CX Excellence?

Panel Discussion

12 :45 PM

12 :45 PM - 1 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

Demo Derby

Main Stage

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :45 PM

1 :45 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Crawl-Walk-Run: Insights into Building an Omnichannel Strategy

Panel Discussion

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :45 PM

2 :45 PM - 3 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

Networking

Networking Opportunity

3 :15 PM

3 :15 PM - 3 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Sponsored By

Workshop

3 :45 PM

3 :45 PM - 4 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote Address] The (Real) Role of Gut Instinct: Managing Data, Complexity and Extreme Risk

Main Stage

4 :15 PM

4 :15 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (45 mins)

Happy Hour

Networking Opportunity

Thursday, October 28

11 :40 AM

11 :40 AM - 12 :05 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Workshop

12 :05 PM

12 :05 PM - 12 :25 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

12 :25 PM

12 :25 PM - 12 :50 PM EST (25 mins)

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

12 :55 PM

12 :55 PM - 1 :20 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

12 :55 PM

12 :55 PM - 1 :20 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

1 :20 PM

1 :20 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

1 :40 PM

1 :40 PM - 2 :05 PM EST (25 mins)

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

2 :10 PM

2 :10 PM - 2 :35 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

2 :10 PM

2 :10 PM - 2 :35 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

2 :35 PM

2 :35 PM - 2 :55 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking

Networking Opportunity

2 :55 PM

2 :55 PM - 3 :20 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Workshop

3 :25 PM

3 :25 PM - 3 :55 PM EST (30 mins)

Keynote Address

Main Stage

Thursday, May 27

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :40 AM EST (40 mins)

[Keynote] The Power of Tech Well Applied

Sponsored By

Main Stage

11 :45 AM

11 :45 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] Agile CMS: An API-First Approach for Content, Technology and Speed

Sponsored By

Main Stage

12 :15 PM

12 :15 PM - 12 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] A Perfect Match: Customer, Business and Technology in Alignment

Main Stage

12 :45 PM

12 :45 PM - 1 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

Demo Derby

Networking Opportunity

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Using Design Thinking Principles to Build a Customer Experience Stack

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] End-to-End Solutions for Agile and Scalable CX Delivery

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :45 PM

1 :45 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Finding Your Digital CX Center of Truth

Main Stage

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Practical Steps to Solving Complex Digital Transformation Challenges

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Work Smarter, Not Harder: How a CDP Enables Operational Agility

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :45 PM

2 :45 PM - 3 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

[Networking] Meet the Speakers

Networking Opportunity

3 :15 PM

3 :15 PM - 3 :55 PM EST (40 mins)

[Keynote] Delivering Innovation through Evolutionary Architecture Strategy at ZTech (AB InBev)

Main Stage

4 :00 PM

4 :00 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (1 hr)

[Happy Hour] Murder at the Art Museum Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Networking Opportunity

Thursday, July 29

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :40 AM EST (40 mins)

Keynote Address

Main Stage

11 :45 AM

11 :45 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Sponsored By

Workshop

12 :15 PM

12 :15 PM - 12 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] What is the Role and Future of AI in CX Excellence?

Panel Discussion

12 :45 PM

12 :45 PM - 1 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

Demo Derby

Main Stage

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :45 PM

1 :45 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Crawl-Walk-Run: Insights into Building an Omnichannel Strategy

Panel Discussion

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :45 PM

2 :45 PM - 3 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

Networking

Networking Opportunity

3 :15 PM

3 :15 PM - 3 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Sponsored By

Workshop

3 :45 PM

3 :45 PM - 4 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote Address] The (Real) Role of Gut Instinct: Managing Data, Complexity and Extreme Risk

Main Stage

4 :15 PM

4 :15 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (45 mins)

Happy Hour

Networking Opportunity

Thursday, October 28

11 :40 AM

11 :40 AM - 12 :05 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Workshop

12 :05 PM

12 :05 PM - 12 :25 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

12 :25 PM

12 :25 PM - 12 :50 PM EST (25 mins)

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

12 :55 PM

12 :55 PM - 1 :20 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

12 :55 PM

12 :55 PM - 1 :20 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

1 :20 PM

1 :20 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

1 :40 PM

1 :40 PM - 2 :05 PM EST (25 mins)

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

2 :10 PM

2 :10 PM - 2 :35 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

2 :10 PM

2 :10 PM - 2 :35 PM EST (25 mins)

Breakout

Breakout

2 :35 PM

2 :35 PM - 2 :55 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking

Networking Opportunity

2 :55 PM

2 :55 PM - 3 :20 PM EST (25 mins)

Workshop

Workshop

3 :25 PM

3 :25 PM - 3 :55 PM EST (30 mins)

Keynote Address

Main Stage

Rich Hein

Rich Hein

Editor-in-Chief
CMSWire / SMG
Rich Hein is Head of Content and Audience Strategy for Simpler Media Group and CMSWire. He has worked in digital technology publishing for nearly two decades, connecting readers with content that matters to them. Previously, Rich spent over 5 years with IDG as their Director of Audience Development and Senior Managing Editor of CIO.com. Prior to that, he was a Managing Editor at Internet.com/Quinstreet, where he ran several sites (including Developer.com and CodeGuru.com) during his 12-year tenure there.
RICH'S SESSIONS

Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher

Host of the "Sway" Podcast
New York Times Opinion
Kara Swisher is the host of “Sway,” the new twice-weekly interview podcast about power by New York Times Opinion. She has been a contributing Opinion writer since 2018. Considered the top reporter in the tech game, Swisher has been reporting on the industry since the early 1990s. She was there when Amazon was looking for its first headquarters in Seattle, when Google was in its garage and when Netflix was just a small startup. Once called Silicon Valley's most feared but revered journalist by New York magazine, Swisher has established herself as the oracle of the tech world with unrivaled access to the industry's most significant leaders. As the host of her other award-winning podcast shows, Recode Decode and Pivot, Swisher interviews tech execs, politicians, celebrities about their big ideas and how they're changing our world. Through enlightening conversations with people like Tesla CEO Elon Musk, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and many more, the show uncovers and explains how our digital world is changing and how it changes us.
KARA'S SESSIONS

Mayur Anadkat

Mayur Anadkat

VP of Marketing
Acquire
Mayur Anadkat is the Vice President of Marketing at Acquire leading a dynamic team that drives awareness, engages buyers, and generates demand. With 20+ years of experience in the contact center and customer experience industries, Mayur specializes in technology marketing for SaaS companies. Prior to joining Acquire, he worked at Five9, Genesys, and Avaya and has an MBA from Santa Clara University.
MAYUR'S SESSIONS

Neha Sampat

Neha Sampat

Co-Founder and CEO
Contentstack
Neha is Founder & CEO at Contentstack. An outspoken advocate for equality & women leaders, Neha was named Tech Trailblazer in 2020, CEO of the Year by Aragon in 2018 and a “SF Business Times 40 under 40” honoree in 2015. She is recognized for raising a sizable Series A of $31.5M for enterprise SaaS.
NEHA'S SESSIONS

Sarah Kimmel

Sarah Kimmel

Vice President, Research
Simpler Media Group
As Vice President of Research, Sarah holds overall responsibility for CMSwire.com and Reworked research design and implementation. She leads the internal and client-driven research practice in the areas of digital customer experience, digital workplace, learning and development, talent management and diversity & inclusion.   Sarah has 20+ years of experience designing and communicating original research across a broad range of technology, HR and L&D topics.  Prior to her current role, Sarah led the research division at Human Capital Media for 8 years, overseeing the LearningElite benchmarking program and all in-house and custom research for Chief Learning Officer and Workforce brands.
SARAH'S SESSIONS

Anjali Subburaj

Anjali Subburaj

Ambassador and Digital Commerce Chief Architect
MACH Alliance
Dr Anjali Subburaj earned her doctorate in physics and became a researcher and lecturer in physics at University of Mumbai before emigrating to the UK 1999. After changing career and starting in an IT support role, she progressed her technology career in architecture. Anjali then moved to Salesforce where she gained expertise in cloud architecture and achieved Certified Technical Architect status. Dedicated to her continuous professional development, Anjali then joined Mars, where she applies her extensive knowledge and expertise to develop innovative strategies in the area of Digital Commerce. Anjali is winner of Computing UK Magazine’s “Technology Hero of the Year” award for 2020. As a technology leader, Anjali believes in opening up the channels of communication between IT and business, in order to foster a culture of change that supports agility.
ANJALI'S SESSIONS

Goncalo Veiga

Goncalo Veiga

Head of User Experience
Outsystems
Goncalo Veiga is the Director of User Experience at OutSystems, leading teams of designers, researchers and writers dedicated to creating a low-code platform that enables any company to easily create compelling digital experiences across touchpoints. After a decade of developing and leading software development teams, he has spent the last 10 years figuring out how to design and, especially, automate amazing application experiences so that they are accessible to all kinds of developers. Throughout his career, Gonçalo has influenced the user experience of thousands of mobile and web applications across the globe. He lives in sunny Lisbon, Portugal.
GONCALO'S SESSIONS

Greg Rose

Greg Rose

Chief Experience Officer
Intellum
Greg is a twenty-year marketing and growth veteran. As the Chief Experience Officer at Intellum, Greg is focused on helping large brands and fast-moving companies increase adoption, improve retention, and drive revenue through better customer experiences.
GREG'S SESSIONS

Stephanie Grgurich

Stephanie Grgurich

Vice President of Digital Experience
OSF Healthcare
Stephanie Grgurich is the Vice President of Digital Experience at OSF Healthcare, an integrated healthcare system consisting of 145 clinical locations, including 15 hospitals and 26k employees, serving patients across the states of Illinois and Michigan. In this leadership role, Stephanie is responsible for developing the organizational strategy for digital innovation to expand and enhance the Digital Front Door experience for all patient served. In addition, Stephanie has operational oversight of the clinical and non-clinical contact center operations which includes triage and patient support services. With over 18 years of experience leading customer centric operations, Stephanie is passionate about the delivery of exceptional consumer experiences and the creation of digital delivery platforms that allow for frictionless interactions for both employees and consumers.
STEPHANIE'S SESSIONS

Grant Jones

Grant Jones

Account Executive
Acquire
Grant Jones is an experienced sales executive who is passionate about customer experience and helping organizations unlock the value of CX technology. Grant joined Acquire in 2019 and has been on the forefront of assisting clients with digital transformation initiatives.
GRANT'S SESSIONS

Michael Davis

Michael Davis

Technical Solutions Consultant
Intellum
Michael is a Technical Solutions Consultant for Intellum. With 7 years in learning and development ranging from customer success and implementations to sales and contracting, he brings enthusiasm and empathy to improving customer experiences for a wide variety of companies.
MICHAEL'S SESSIONS

Mukesh Mirchandani

Mukesh Mirchandani

VP, Global Field Solutions Engineering
Freshworks
Mukesh is a seasoned technology executive with more than two decades of expertise building and selling enterprise technology solutions. An engineer by education, Mukesh has spent a considerable part of his professional career studying customer/employee engagement and customer service trends. He firmly believes that organizations that put employees & customers at the heart of their business processes will emerge as winners and advocates his clients to truly become customer champions. Mukesh is also skilled at building high performing teams and often brings that expertise to his customers to create efficient customer service organizations with a maniacal focus on customer for life attitude. In his spare time, Mukesh enjoys a passion for sneakers and haute couture.
MUKESH'S SESSIONS

Jill Grozalsky

Jill Grozalsky

Product Marketing Director, Experience Platform
Sitecore
Jill Grozalsky is an award-winning digital marketer and former Sitecore Strategy MVP with an expertise in personalization, user segmentation, testing, and comprehensive marketing strategies. As a Product Marketing Director at Sitecore, Jill is responsible for helping to bring products from concept to commercialization - communicating feature value and use cases for Sitecore’s core platform. Previously Jill served as Director of Digital Strategy at Brainjocks, overseeing both the strategy and creative teams to deliver the best customer-centric experiences possible and helping clients develop digital roadmaps and marketing programs aimed at achieving near-term results and long-term growth.
JILL'S SESSIONS

Dom Nicastro

Dom Nicastro

Senior Staff Reporter
SMG / CMSWire
Dom Nicastro is a Boston-based staff reporter at CMSWire. The former editor-in-chief of a daily newspaper and current radio talk show host in the Boston area, he reports on a wide range of topics, including social business, digital experience, digital marketing, digital asset management, customer experience management and web CMS.
DOM'S SESSIONS

Agata Bugaj

Agata Bugaj

VP of Product and Design
FullStory
Agata is the VP of Product at FullStory, where she leads the Product Management, Design, and Analytics teams. Prior to joining FullStory, she led digital teams at The Home Depot, spent several years in consulting at Bain & Co, and started her career as a software engineer at IBM. She is passionate about data and research-backed decision making, aligning teams to scale, and building customer-centric products that create better experiences for end users.
AGATA'S SESSIONS

Jeremy Levy

Jeremy Levy

Co-Founder and CEO
Indicative
Jeremy Levy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Indicative, the only Product Analytics platform for the data warehouse. He is a serial entrepreneur and a veteran of New York City’s Silicon Alley. Jeremy Co-Founded Xtify, the first Mobile CRM for the Enterprise, acquired by IBM in 2013. He also Co-Founded MeetMoi, a pioneering location-based dating service for mobile sold to Match.com in 2014.
JEREMY'S SESSIONS

Jeff Bielski

Jeff Bielski

Vice President, Digital Platforms
discover
Jeff Bielski is VP of Digital Platforms for Discover where he leads the modernization of the enterprise’s MarTech & AdTech capabilities. By bridging the gap between business and technology, these capabilities enable key stakeholders to deliver impact through improved customer experiences. He has held leadership roles across Marketing and Risk Management where his experience spans digital marketing, direct mail, partnership programs, underwriting, analytics, forecasting and the corresponding technology platforms. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Iowa and earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. In his free time, Jeff can be found exploring new cities and ski slopes while cheering his daughters on in life’s adventures.
JEFF'S SESSIONS

Dana Crandall

Dana Crandall

SVP, Customer Experience Transformation and Customer Center Operations, West Division
Comcast
Dana Crandall is Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Transformation and Customer Center Operations for Comcast’s West Division. In this role, she is responsible for dramatically transforming the residential customer experience for the West Division’s $13 billion enterprise. This work entails reengineering business processes, technology, and culture for residential customers. Since this transformation, there has been dramatic improvement in Net Promoter Score and related customer indices. Crandall has more than 30 years of experience in executive management and global operations. Prior to joining Comcast, she was Managing Director and Chief Information Officer of British Telecom (BT).
DANA'S SESSIONS

Gary Schoch

Gary Schoch

VP & Global GTM Leader – Digital Experience and Commerce
HCL
Gary Schoch has more than 27 years of experience in the areas of digital strategy, M&A, business development, partnerships and delivery of complex digital transformation projects.  With an emphasis in Customer Experience solutions, Gary’s projects for the global 500 drove consistent YoY double digit profitable growth against global annual revenue targets of $300M, and he led global delivery teams ranging from 20 to 250. Mr. Schoch’s teams delivered some of the highest volume Digital Experience, Marketing and Commerce implementations in the world including Google, Apple, Costco, Luxottica, Staples, IKEA, Target, Fast Retailing, and IBM.com at HCL and previously, with Infosys Digital and Publicis Sapient. Successful projects were focused on creating next generation commerce and marketing programs that drove relevant personalized experiences across the customer journey by unlocking data insights that could be used to inform all digital platforms in a more predictive manner. Recent efforts have included capturing insights from unstructured data to create relevant marketing content.
GARY'S SESSIONS

Cory Munchbach

Cory Munchbach

COO
Blueconic
Cory has spent her career on the cutting edge of marketing technology and brings years working with Fortune 500 clients from various industries to BlueConic. Before joining the BlueCrew, she was an analyst at Forrester Research where she covered business and consumer technology trends and the fast-moving marketing tech landscape. A sought-after speaker and industry voice, Cory’s work has been featured in Venture Beat, Wired, AdAge, and AdWeek, as well as spoken at conferences such as FutureM, MITX, and the Association of National Advertisers. A life-long Bostonian, Cory has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College and spends a considerable amount of her non-work hours on various volunteer and philanthropic initiatives in the greater Boston community. The rest of that time is spent hanging with family and friends; running around with her rescue dog; or – most likely of all – reading. Follow Cory on Twitter @CorinneJames.
CORY'S SESSIONS

Rajya Lakshmi Yanamandala

Rajya Lakshmi Yanamandala

Chief Technology Officer, FinTech, ZTech
AB InBev
Rajya Lakshmi Yanamandala is the Chief Technology Officer, FinTech for ZTech at AB InBev. In this role she develops evolutionary architecture strategies to optimize across all domains, covering enterprise, application, infrastructure, security, DevOps and data, and owns the tech stack that supports the game-changing suite of global ZTech FinTech products. Rajya is a seasoned technology executive, with expansive expertise leading digital transformation strategy, operational improvements and software application development; DevSecOps and the latest technologies to improve business value.
RAJYA'S SESSIONS

Wilson Raj

Wilson Raj

Global Director of Customer Intelligence
SAS
Data-inspired and creatively-driven, Raj has built brand value, engagement, and loyalty through expertise in strategy and analytical marketing. With over twenty years of experience in multiple industries, he has engineered connected brand experiences by integrating analytics, advertising, branding, digital marketing, social media, relationship marketing and communications. He has been a marketing leader at Fortune Global 500® companies such as Microsoft, Medtronic and Philips. He also advised C-level executives on digital strategy while at award-winning agencies that include Publicis Groupe and WPP-owned agencies—such as VML/Young & Rubicam and Wunderman. Raj is often featured in keynotes and in major media publications such as Adweek, CMSWire, CRM Magazine, Forbes, InformationWeek, MarketingProfs, ZDNet, and more. He’s the co-host of the Reimagine Marketing podcast. Raj holds a B.A. in English and an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University, and a Certificate-in-Education from the Institute of Education in Singapore.
WILSON'S SESSIONS

Laura Huang

Laura Huang

MBA Class of 1954 Associate Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Laura Huang is the MBA Class of 1954 Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Laura’s research examines interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship and in the workplace. She is the creator and co-founder of Project Emplify, an initiative dedicated to addressing inequality and disadvantage through personal empowerment. Her award-winning research has been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, and Nature, and she was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants, and to the Thinkers 50 Radar list as one of the leading management thinkers in the world. Previously, she held positions in investment banking, consulting, and management, for organizations such as Standard Chartered Bank, IBM Global Services, and Johnson & Johnson. Laura holds an MS and BSE in electrical engineering, both from Duke University, an MBA from INSEAD, and a PhD from the University of California, Irvine. Her first book is entitled Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage. Sign up and learn more about Project Emplify at: https://projectemplify.org.
LAURA'S SESSIONS

Rana el Kaliouby

Rana el Kaliouby

Author
Girl Decoded
A pioneer in Emotion AI, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., is Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva, and author of Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology. A passionate advocate for humanizing technology, ethics in AI and diversity, Rana has been recognized on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list and as one of Forbes' Top 50 Women in Tech. Rana is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, a newly minted Young Presidents' Organization member and co-hosted a PBS NOVA series on AI. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and a Post Doctorate from MIT.
RANA'S SESSIONS

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