January 11, 2019

10am - 10.30am Arrivals, coffee, NBC Meet and Greet

10.30am - 11.30am Group introductions. Actionable asks.

11.30am How To Dominate In Your Sector - Leadership Strategies That Get Results - Thasunda Duckett - CEO JPMorgan Chase Consumer Bank

12pm My Tactical Advantage - Julia Collins - Zume Pizza, Planet Forward Ventures

12.15pm Fueling Your Business. Comparing Debt Funding And Equity Finance

Abyah Wynn - Founder and MD, Twenty65 Fund (Trimantium Capital), Melissa Stepanis - Managing Director NY, SVB Bank. Moderator - Candice Cook

12.40pm LUNCH

(Meet and greets with NBC show producers and supplier diversity)

1.20pm Masterclass 1 - Pitching And Presentation

Masterclass 2 - Become A Master Negotiator - Mori Taheripour - Wharton School lecturer

2pm Masterclass 3 - Product Development And Planning

Kai Bond - Principal, Comcast Ventures; Erin Teague - Head of Product, YouTube VR and AR - Google. Moderated by Megan Holston-Alexander, Senior Associate, Unusual Ventures

Masterclass 4 - Sell To Win - Daria Burke - Strategic Business Lead/Fashion Retail, Facebook; Kristal Bergfield - Strategic Partner Growth, Paypal

2.40pm The Dream Team - Talent Hiring, Management and Organizational Development

Keisha Smith Jeremie - Chief People Officer Tory Burch, Ty Heath - Global Lead Market Market Development, LinkedIn, Toni Thompson - The Muse. Jocelyn Cooley - SVP Human Resources, Viacom. Moderated by Jana Rich - Founder, Rich Talent Group

3.20pm Your Growth Mindset - Driving Brand Awareness

Esi Eggleston Bracey - EVP & COO NA Beauty and Personal Care, Unilever; Shannon Washington - Group Director, Deutsch, Sadira Furlow - CMO Pepsi. Moderated by Christina Vuleta, Forbes Women.


4.30pm Scaling Strategies That Work

Neil Blumenthal, Co-Founder Warby Parker moderated by Janelle Rodriguez, Senior Producer NBC

5.15pm Understanding The Investor Mindset

Sutian Dong - Female Founders Fund, Charles Hudson - Precursor Ventures, Hayley Barna - First Round Capital. Moderated by Susan Lyne - BBG Ventures

6pm END

7.30pm - 9.30pm Closing event - The Harvard Club, 27 West 44th, St, NY


January 12, 2019

8.30am Farewell breakfast - DVF Studios, Meatpacking District