Maya Penn is the CEO of Maya’s Ideas, a company that creates eco-friendly clothing and accessories. Maya is the youngest female ever to do two back-to-back official TEDTalks, and her first reached over 1 million views. She is a 16 year-old philanthropist, environmental activist, inspirational speaker, artist, and Simon & Schuster author.
Simon Isaacs & Michael Rothman are the co-founders of Fatherly, which provides new and expecting dads with the most relevant and timely information, products and tools to help them confidently meet the challenges of fatherhood.
Co-founder and Creative Director of Rebecca Minkoff
Rebecca Minkoff is an industry leader in casual luxury handbags, accessories, apparel, and she is the #1 independent accessories designer in the United States. Rebecca partnered with Intel for a Diversity and Inclusion initiative, which aims to give women and under-represented minorities full representation in its U.S. workforce by 2020.
Richelieu Dennis is the co-founder of Sundial, the largest African American owned beauty company in America today. Sundial Group is home to beauty brands Shea Moisture, Nubian Heritage, and Madame CJ Walker.
Sophia Amoruso is called the “Cinderella of tech” by the New York Times. She is the founder of Nasty Gal, a business she launched at 22, and it is one of the fastest growing online retail companies ever.
Head of Global Creator Services for Spotify and Partner at Cross Culture Ventures
Troy Carter is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Atom Factory, a talent management and full-service film and television production company. He is the new Head of Global Creative Services for Spotify and partner at Cross Culture Ventures.
Zim Ugochukwu is the founder and creator of Travel Noire, a website that provides unconventional travelers with the tools they need to become savvy explorers. With explosive growth over the past two years, Travel Noire has sold out of every product they've brought to market, building a legion of loyal followers and customers along the way.