2014 Presenters

Emcees -- 2014

  • Michelle Caruso Cabrera

    Conference co-emcee, CNBC News Chief International Correspondent

  • Peter Diamandis

    Co-founder & executive chairman of Singularity University, Chairman & CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation

  • Salim Ismail

    Global ambassador & founding executive director of Singularity University, former executive at Yahoo

Presenters -- 2014

  • Bill Barhydt

    Co-Founder & CEO of Boom Financial

  • Chance Barnett

    Founder & CEO of Crowdfunder, Forbes.com columnist

  • Vern Brownell

    CEO of D-Wave, quantum computing pioneer, former CTO of Goldman Sachs

  • Keith Collins

    CIO of data analytics giant SAS, former SAS CTO, leads SAS IT efforts & cloud strategy

  • Chris Concannon

    President & COO of Virtu Financial

  • Luan Cox

    CEO & co-founder of Crowdnetic, leader of the Crowd Finance Industry

  • Ric Edelman

    Chairman & CEO of Edelman Financial Services, ranked #1 Independent Financial Advisor by Barron's

  • Katie Fitzgerald

    Manager of business development, CircleUp

  • Barney Frank

    U.S. congressman (1981-2012) & House Financial Services Committee chairman (2007-2011)

  • Phil Goddard

    Head of research at 1QBit, the world's first dedicated quantum computing software company

  • Marc Goodman

    Founder of the Future Crimes Institute, leading consultant to FBI on cyber crime, chair for Policy, Law & Ethics at Singularity University

  • Scott Hassan

    CEO & president of Suitable Technologies, entrepreneur focused on internet driven companies

  • Dan Hesse

    CEO of Sprint

  • Austin Hill

    Founding team member and chief of instigation of the BlockStream Project

  • Jeremy Howard

    Data strategist at Khosla Ventures, former president & chief scientist at Kaggle, research scientist at USF, faculty at Singularity University

  • Neil Jacobstein

    Artificial Intelligence & Robotics co-chair at Singularity University, former CEO of Teknowledge Corporation

  • Kay Koplovitz

    Founder of USA Network, former chair of the National Women's Business Council

  • Daniel Kraft

    Founder & CEO of Bioniq Health, executive director of Exponential Medicine

  • Ray Kurzweil

    Director of engineering at Google, co-founder & chancellor of Singularity University

  • Ed Maguire

    Senior analyst and managing director at CLSA Americas

  • Raymond McCauley

    Biotech Track chair at Singularity University, co-founder & chief architect for BioCurious

  • Co-Head of Equity Caital Markets Americas

  • Ben Milne

    Founder & CEO of Dwolla

  • Daniel Nadler

    CEO of Kensho, an investor data analytics startup, Institutional Investor columnist

  • Rob Nail

    CEO and associate founder of Singularity University

  • Karen Pascoe

    Senior VP & group head of User Experience Design & Implementation for MasterCard’s Emerging Payments Group

  • Bob Pisani

    CNBC "On-Air Stocks" Editor

  • Avi Reichental

    CEO of 3D Systems, 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, chair of Singularity University's Additive Manufacturing Program

  • Michael Rhodin

    Senior vice president for IBM's Watson

  • John “Jay” Rogers

    Co-founder & CEO of Local Motors

  • David Rose

    Founder & CEO of Gust, Red Herring magazine's "Patriarch of Silicon Alley"

  • Philip Rosedale

    Founder of Second Life, co-founder of High Fidelity Inc.

  • Analyst at AllianceBernstein

  • Jay Sidhu

    Chairman & CEO of Customers Bancorp

  • Barry Silbert

    CEO of SecondMarket, creator of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, angel investor, former investment banker

  • Gurjeet Singh

    Co-founder & CEO of Ayasdi, named Fast Company's "2014 Most Innovative Company: Big Data"

  • Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

    CEO of Yale School of Management's Chief Executive Leadership Institute, Yale senior associate dean

  • Director & former chairman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Networks & Computing chair for Singularity University, founder of ClairNet

  • Lynn Tilton

    Founder & CEO of Patriarch Partners

  • Staci Warden

    Executive director of the Center for Financial Markets at the Milken Institute

  • David Weild

    CEO of IssuWorks, "Father" of the JOBS Act, leading IPO and stock market expert

  • Elliot Weissbluth

    CEO & director of HighTower Advisors

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