"One of the most respected technology writers in America." - Thomas L. Friedman, Author of The World is Flat
David "Doc" Searls, is an American journalist, columnist, and a widely read blogger, co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto and author of The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge, a fellow at the Center for Information Technology & Society (CITS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an alumnus fellow (2006–2010) of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
JAMES FELTON KEITH
INTERNATIONAL PERSONAL DATA TRADE ASSOCIATION
THE SEARLS GROUP
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT @
EVP AND GLOBAL HEAD OF PRODUCTS @ KANTAR MEDIA
ACTING CHAIRMAN @
US FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC)
MICHAEL J. BECKER
THE CONNECTED MARKETER INSTITUTE
James Felton Keith is an award-winning engineer, economist, and ethnographer who defined #PersonalData. Via the Keith Institute, he’s incubated the Personal Data Trade Association & Personal Data Week. He is building a global ecosystem of cyber insurance and defense technology via Cyberfense. A Co-Founder of Accrue Inc, the IBM Watson backed FinTech (financial technology) firm, and Slay. the Queer TV Network, he specializes in the ethnography of technology and economic inclusion. He is most recently honored as one of the United Kingdom Technology & Investment FinTech Delegation, and an IBM Global Entrepreneur.
THE PERSONAL DATA ADVOCATE
JOHN C. HAVENS
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE IEEE GLOBAL INITITAVE
"There are no longer any experts except Cambridge Analytica. They were Trump's digital team who figured out how to win."
Brittany Kaiser is Director of Program Development at Cambridge Analytica, working with clients globally to develop data-driven campaigning and targeted outreach strategies. Kaiser specializes in international law and lobbying, and has championed successful campaigning initiatives worldwide, including projects for Presidential and Parliamentary elections, Government Departments, NGOs, business associations and corporate clients.
Maureen K. Ohlhausen is Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. She was sworn in as Commissioner on April 4, 2012, to a term that expires in September 2018. On January 26th, 2017, President Donald Trump designated Ohlhausen to serve as Acting Chairman of the FTC.
Prior to joining the Commission, Ohlhausen was a partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, where she focused on FTC issues, including privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity.
50 Ways to Leave Your Problems
George Pappachen is EVP of Strategy and Business Development for Kantar Media and Managing Director of Kantar’s Global Ad Expenditure operations.
George works with Kantar Media’s executive management team to develop strategic plans, drive new digital business development, strengthen both existing and new third-party relationships and coordinate with Kantar Media’s affiliate countries. Pappachen most recently was Global Strategy & Business Development Director at WPP’s Data Alliance, while also serving as Kantar’s Chief Privacy Officer. He has held various senior leadership posts over the course of his career at WPP, including leading WPP’s research collaboration with Google and working with the group’s top revenue clients.
Generation Y, a Generation to Follow
Michael Becker is passionate international marketing entrepreneur and evangelist. As a Co-founder and Managing Partner of mCordis, Michael advises marketers, agencies, and technology vendors on marketing, positioning and strategy as it relates to their overall mobile and digital marketing efforts.
He advises a number of organizations, including Assurant Solutions, Shopper Army, Marketing EDGE, FunMobility, and Privowny. He is a professor of mobile marketing at National University. Prior to mCordis, Michael worked with the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) including ten years as a North American board member.
The Pilot and the Crew
Mark is a preeminent startup executive with a proven track record of building great teams and great products.
Mark comes to Bitly from Aol’s Patch, where he ran revenue and marketing. Prior to Patch, Mark was CEO of Outside.in, which was acquired by Aol in 2011. Outside.in was a leading hyperlocal platform that organized the web around neighborhoods for consumers, publishers and advertisers across the country.
Prior to Outside.in, Mark was President and CMO of Seevast Corp and held various positions at About.com, including General Manager and Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.
The Wealthy Mind
John C. Havens is a regular contributor on issues of technology and wellbeing to Mashable, The Guardian, HuffPo and TechCrunch and is author of Heartificial Intelligence: Embracing Our Humanity To Maximize Machines and Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Change the World. John was an EVP of a Top Ten PR Firm, a VP of a tech startup, and an independent consultant where he has worked with clients such as Gillette, P&G, HP, Wal-Mart, Ford, Allstate, Monster, Gallo Wines, and Merck. He is also the Founder of The Happathon Project, and has spoken at TEDx, at SXSW Interactive (six times), and as a global keynote speaker for clients like Cisco, Gillette, IEEE, and NXP Semiconductors.