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The program includes the following high-level business executives, personalitites, business and leadership experts:

 

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  • Judi Allen, SVP, Client Business Partner, MVPD's, Nielsen
  • Sharon Alston, VP, Human Resource, TV One
  • Victoria Arlen, Team USA Paralympic Swimmer
  • Kenetta Bailey, Managing Partner, Chief Brand Strategist, Maxus, a GroupM agency
  • Jennifer Ball, EVP, Content Distribution & Marketing, Univision Communications Inc.
  • Liz Bentley, President, Liz Bentley Associates
  • Kim Bondy, SVP, Programs & Documentaries, Al Jazeera America
  • Deborah Brecher, Managing Director, Management Consulting, Accenture
  • Shannon Cassidy, Founder & CEO, bridge between, inc.
  • Sherita Ceasar, SVP, National Video Deployment Engineering, Comcast Communications
  • David L. Cohen, Senior EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation
  • Italia Commisso Weinand, EVP, Programming & HR, Mediacom Communications Corp
  • Jocelyn Cooley, SVP, Human Resources, Viacom
  • Terry Cordova, SVP Chief Technology Officer, Engineering, Suddenlink Communication
  • Margaret Craig, CEO, Signiant
  • Brenda Dennis, Sr. Director, WW Sales Strategy & Growth Acceleration, Cisco
  • Kristin Dolan, Chief Operating Officer, Cablevision Systems Corp.
  • Patrick Esser, President, Cox Communications
  • Tamara Franklin, EVP, Digital, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Dany Garcia, Co-Founder, Seven Bucks Productions; Founder, The Garcia Companies (IFBB Pro Women's Physique Bodybuilder)
  • Laura Garnett, Performance Strategist, Garnett Consulting, LLC
  • Cynthia Gibson, EVP & Chief Legal Officer, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Joan Gillman, EVP & COO, Media Services, Time Warner Cable
  • Stacy Green, EVP, Global HR & Facilities, A+E Networks
  • Leslye Headland, American Playwright, Screenwriter, & Director, IFC Films
  • Thao Hoang, SVP, Business Development, Defy Media
  • Lisa Hook, President & CEO, Neustar, Inc.
  • Sandra Howe, SVP, Global Marketing, ARRIS Group, Inc.
  • Kimberly Hulsey, VP, Legal Affairs, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Henna Inam, CEO, Transformational Leadership Inc.
  • Joelle Jay, Principal, Leadership Research Institute
  • Danette Johnson, Lead Learning & Organizational Development Consultant, People Development, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Marva Johnson, Corporate VP, Government & Industry Affairs, Bright House Networks
  • Meagan Johnson, Generational Humorist & Trainer, Johnson Training Group
  • Hoda Kotb, Co-Host, The Today Show, NBC
  • Jeanine Liburd, EVP, Corporate Communiccations & Corporate Social Responsibility, BET Networks
  • Alfred C. Liggins, III, CEO & Chairman, TV One
  • Stacy London, Host, TLC's Love, Lust, or Run
  • Alan Lui, SVP, Human Resources, Time Warner Cable
  • Gail MacKinnon, EVP & Chief Government Relations Officer, Time Warner Cable
  • Suzanne Malveaux, Anchor, CNN
  • Janet Manzullo, GVP, Talent Acquisition & Movement, Time Warner Cable
  • Merrylue Martin, VP, Comcast University – West Division, Comcast
  • Mary Meduski, EVP & CFO, Suddenlink Communications
  • Joanne Miller, Inspiration Champion & Owner, i2i Results
  • Stephanie Mitchko, COO & CTO, Cross MediaWorks
  • Terri Moore, Sr. Consultant, Leadership & Talent, Korn Ferry International
  • Joe Navarro, President, JNForensics, LLC
  • Susan Packard, Author; Co-Founder, HGTV & Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Kathy Payne, SVP & Chief Programming Officer, Suddenlink Communications
  • Maria Popo, President & Chief Business Officer, Ubee Interactive, Inc.
  • David Porter, Executive Director, Walter Kaitz Foundation
  • Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA
  • Courtney Reagan, Retail Reporter, CNBC
  • Michelle Rice, EVP, Content Distribution & Marketing, TV One
  • Paul Richardson, SVP, Human Resources, ESPN, Inc.; Chief Diversity Officer, The Walt Disney Company
  • Wendy Robison, Learning & Development Program Manager, Etsy
  • Colette Rubio, SVP, Information Technology, Home Box Office, Inc.
  • Colleen Schmidt, SVP, HR Business Partner, Cablevision Systems Corporation
  • Lisa Schwartz, EVP, Distribution, Operations & Business Development, Sundance Selects & IFC Films
  • Jamie Shapiro, Executive Coach & Nutritionist; CEO, ConnectedEC
  • Veronica Sheehan, Senior Global Media Executive
  • Egypt Sherrod, HGTV Host; Author & Speaker; CEO, The Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group
  • Prim Siripipat, Sports Anchor, ESPN
  • Misty Skedgell, Principal, Skedgell Communications
  • Hilary Smith, SVP, Communications, NBCUniversal
  • Martha Soehren, Chief Talent Development Officer & SVP, Comcast University
  • Marinella Soldi, President & Managing Director, Discovery Networks Southern Europe, Discovery Communications
  • Michelle Strong, SVP, Distribution, A+E Networks
  • Susan Tabor-Kleiman, JD, Founder, Your Professional Writer
  • Melody Tan, SVP, Strategy & Business Operations, Content Distribution & Marketing, Viacom Media Networks
  • Stevie Toepke, Lead Consultant, The Frontier Project
  • Gemma Toner, Media & Telecommunications Executive
  • Laura Vanderkam, Author & Researcher, I Know How She Does It
  • Carol Watson, Founder / Chief Thriver, ThriveV.com; Tangerine Watson, Inc.
 

Coaches

  • Maria Caso, Executive Professional Coach, Conversations with Maria Caso
  • Nikki Heise, Leadership Coach, Ridgeline Coaching
  • Joelle Jay, Principal, Leadership Research Institute
  • Deena Kolbert, International Coach, Deena Kolbert & Co.
  • Wendy Mantel, President, Mantel Coaching, Inc.
  • Margaret McLean Walsh, Executive Coach, McLean Walsh LLC
  • Sue Negrey, Founder, Coach 2 Achieve
  • Robin Schletter, Executive & Career Coach
  • Lionel Shockness, LCSW, Senior Consultant, Proteus International
  • Ora Shtull, Executive Coach, Ora Coaching Ltd.
  • Nancy Snell, Executive Productivity, Business & ADHD Coach, Nancy Snell & Associates, Inc.
  • Suzanne Young, Founder, CEO & Managing Member, FTS Strategics, LLC