Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Tinder
Responsible for the development of the original iOS application and inventor of the famous #SwipeRight design.
President and chairwoman of the board for Alice, the first-ever artificial intelligence platform for business owners.
Nonny de la Peña
Credited with inventing immersive journalism when she premiered the first-ever VR experience at the Sundance Film Festival.
Executive Director, Madrona Venture Group
Self-proclaimed “old startup guy.” Grew up in the actual Silicon Valley. Ex-Amazon. Loves dogs, cats and donuts. Has built a few, sold a few and failed a few.
Corporate Vice President, Microsoft AI & Research Division
Responsible for Microsoft’s AI Developer services. Driving innovation with partners all around the world.
CEO and founder of CatalystCreativ, a creative marketing firm focused on developing experiences to increase engagement internally and externally.
Leading urban innovation and ecosystem development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Co-founder and Executive Vice President, Buildertrend
Co-founder of the leading web-based and mobile technology solution for builders and remodelers.
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Hudl
Through its video analysis platform, Hudl helps 150,000+ sports teams around the world win games and millions of athletes get recruited.
Founder, Acton Academy Omaha/Omaha Children’s Business Fair
Ensuring the entrepreneurial spirit thrives in Omaha’s youth through classroom-based learning.
Founder and President, Smith Ventures
Charting new directions to solve problems and increase mental preparedness in youth.
Creator, Dandelion Pop-Up
Creator of culinary experiences and successful serial restaurateur. Responsible for local favorites Over Easy, Dandelion Pop-Up, The Market House, and more.