Kiva Allgood
Chief Commercial Development Officer
GE Ventures
Kiva Allgood is a Managing Director for GE Ventures, New Business Creation. Allgood brings over twenty years of digital transformation and high technology expertise.
Roxanne Austin
Board Director
Abbott Laboratories and Target
Roxanne Austin is President and CEO of Austin Investment Advisors, a private investment and consulting firm. Ms. Austin serves on the Board of Directors of Target Corporation, Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, and Teledyne Technologies (and formerly Ericsson).
João Barros
Founder & CEO
Veniam
João Barros is the Founder and CEO of Veniam Inc., commercializing vehicular communication technologies.
Sarah Bond
General Manager, Growth Initiatives
Microsoft
Sarah Bond is the General Manager of Growth Initiatives at Microsoft. Ms. Bond is an executive with broad strategy and execution experience across many industries. She received her BA in Economics at Yale University and executive MBA at Harvard Business School.
Henry Bzeih
Managing Director of Connected and Mobility Services
Kia Motors America
Henry Bzeih is the Managing Director of Connected and Mobility Services at Kia Motors America. Mr. Bzeih acts as an OEM ambassador to many Telematics and Technology events; he is engaged in many of these forums as a speaker, panelist, and consultant.
Bryan Cunningham
Executive Director
UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute
Bryan Cunningham is the first Executive Director of UCI’s Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute. He is a leading international expert on cybersecurity and a media commentator on cybersecurity, technology and surveillance issues.
Nick Desai
Co-Founder & CEO
Heal.com
Nick Desai is an accomplished and visionary entrepreneur who has started and led four venture-funded start-ups over the last 18 years.
Susan Doniz
CIO
Qantas
Susan Doniz serves as the CIO at Qantas. In her current role, Doniz is working on the next wave of digital change that is opening up for airlines.
Martin Giles
San Francisco Bureau Chief
MIT Technology Review
Martin Giles is the San Francisco Bureau Chief of the MIT Technology Review. Previously, Mr. Giles was a partner at Wing charged with developing the firm’s intellectual capital.
Oren Goldschmidt
President
Pivotus Ventures
Oren Goldschmidt is the President at Pivotus Ventures which brings financial institution from different geographies together to create technologies that transform tradition banking business models.
Vijay Gurbaxani
Founding Director
Center for Digital Transformation
Vijay Gurbaxani is the Director of the Center for Digital Transformation (CDT) and the Taco Bell Endowed Professor of Information Systems and Computer Science at the Paul Merage School of Business.
Dr. Eugene Izhikevich
Co-founder, Chairman & CEO
Brain Corp
Dr. Eugene Izhikevich is the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Brain Corp, a company specializing in the development of intelligent systems that automate commercial equipment.
Shabnam Jalakian
VP & Chief Information Security Officer
First American
Shabnam Jalakian is currently the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at First American. She is a security and technology executive with experience in financial services, banking, insurance, and investment management industries.
Peter Marx
Advisory Board Member, Office of Extraordinary Innovation
Los Angeles Metro
Peter Marx is an Advisory Board Member for the Office of Extraordinary Innovation at the Los Angeles Metro. Mr. Marx is also a board member at the UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab.
Ryan Permeh
Co-founder and Chief Scientist
Cylance
Ryan Permeh is the Cofounder and Chief Scientist at Cylance, a company focused on applying advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence towards securing all the computers under the sun.
Rebecca Scholl
VP, Digital Innovation
Genpact
Rebecca Scholl is the Vice President of Digital Innovation at Genpact, a global professional services firm that transforms business and drives digital-led innovation and digitally- enabled intelligent operations for their clients.
Susan Swenson
Board Director
First Responders Network Authority and Harmonic
Susan Swenson serves as chairwoman to the FirstNet Board and brings extensive experience as a telecommunications and technology executive. Ms. Swenson serves on the Board of Directors of Harmonic Inc. as well.
Nick Tran
Head of Social Media and Brand Culture
Samsung
Nick Tran recently joined Samsung as the Head of Brand Culture where he integrated social media, influencer, and experiential teams across the passion pillars of entertainment, music, and sports.
Andy Van Beek
VP, Applications Development
UPS
Andy Van Beek is currently UPS Vice President of Applications Development/Customer Engagement Technology Digital Experience and Shipping Systems.
Margarethe Wiersema
Dean’s Professor, Strategic Management
Paul Merage School of Business
Margarethe F. Wiersema holds the Dean’s Professorship in Strategic Management at The Paul Merage School of Business. She has an MBA and Ph.D. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Dean Yoost
Board Director
MUFG Union Bank & Pacific Life Insurance Company
Dean A. Yoost currently serves as Financial Advisor of Pacific Life Insurance Company. Mr. Yoost serves as Business Advisor at iGlyko, Inc. He served as Managing Partner in Orange County and the region leader of its advisory practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Scott Zogg
Chief Security Officer & Fellow
Rockwell Collins
Scott Zogg is the Chief Security Officer and an engineering fellow at Rockwell Collins. He is responsible for all matters related to the security of Rockwell Collins and also chairs the Rockwell Collins Cybersecurity Council.