Lisa is a digital entrepreneur, specializing in online growth strategy, media and partnerships. She had an idea for her first web platform and app before scaling it to an audience of 5 million millennial users. Leveraging their user generated content, the startup sold its book rights, before their film rights were secured by a major Hollywood studio.
Karen X Cheng
Karen X makes videos that spread. Her videos have over 500 million views. She has been hired to create ads for Beats by Dre, Apple and Amazon. She made her first viral video by accident when she quit her job at Microsoft with a song. Karen was named Inc’s 30 Under 30 and AdWeek’s Creative 100. The videos she has produced have ended up on Good Morning America, NBC and Ellen, and she has spoken at Google, Stanford and TEDX. She is an authority on creating virality and a sought after innovation speaker.
Maddy Maxey is a tech pioneer, recognised as a Peter Thiel Fellow, Forbes 30 Under 30 and TED speaker. Instead of going to college, she built her first company, backed by Thiel, called Loomia. Maddy has expertise in blockchain, data, soft circuitry and 3D printing. She is passionate about “building technology that delights humans.”
Alexis Rondeau is a serial entrepreneur and full stack Ruby on Rails engineer. He Cofounded and was CTO of Venture Assembly and led engineering as a Manager at Pivotal. He specialises in lean and agile development. Clients include the University of Chicago and Freakomomics. Alexis is a yogi, meditator and loves human first design.
Chris is the Co-founder of One Month, and an adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School. He specialises in User Experience strategy and front end development, providing corporate training to clients including the New York Stock Exchange and American Express. Chris has over 11 years experience building digital products, while also a founder, venture backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator.
Julia is an expert in consumer PR and brand. After founding her own consultancy in Manhattan, the firm grew to represent premium travel, lifestyle and consumer brands. She has over 11 years experience securing high level exposure in titles such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Today Show and Good Morning America.
Adam is a serial Founder and Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient. At the age of 14, he started his second business with 130,000 paying customers. At 20, he was the 2nd youngest Founder to be backed and invested in by 500 Startups in Silicon Valley. He is a specialist in eCommerce and Telecommunications.