Half-Day Event Featuring Disruptor 50 Companies to Be Held on May 23rd in Los Angeles

Keynote Interview with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 16, 2018 – CNBC today announced the speaker lineup for the inaugural Disruptor 50 Roadshow event, which will take place on Wednesday, May 23rd at Hudson Loft in Los Angeles.

This new half-day event will gather Disruptor 50 company founders, leaders and investors in thriving start-up communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities available to entrepreneurs and share actionable advice with engaged live audiences.

The sixth annual CNBC Disruptor 50 list, an exclusive list of the most ambitious and innovative companies representing breakthrough ideas from all over the world, will be unveiled across CNBC's TV and Digital platforms on Tuesday, May 22nd.

Confirmed speakers for Disruptor 50 Roadshow in Los Angeles include:

  • Abhijit (Bobby) Bose, CEO and Co-Founder, Ezetap
  • Mark Duplass, Filmmaker, Actor and Author
  • Leura Fine, Founder and CEO, Laurel & Wolf
  • Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles Mayor
  • Katerina Schneider, Founder and CEO, Ritual
  • Maria Molland Selby, CEO, THINX
  • Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft
  • Mark Suster, Managing Partner, Upfront Ventures
  • Rodney Williams, Co-Founder and CEO, LISNR

Sponsors for the event include Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs and NetJets. The initial agenda, including the speaker lineup and session times and topics, will be available in the coming days.

CNBC will host a second Disruptor 50 Roadshow event in Philadelphia in October. Details will be released in the coming weeks.

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