Talks and Roundtables


This year we are excited to introduce Talks & Roundtables. This conference track will feature practical and interactive conversations that provide conference attendees with ideas and real-life examples around navigating some of the tough and subtle challenges in today’s business environment.

Location:  Lyceum Complex, 5th Floor

Career Pivots: Thriving in a Shifting World


Shannon Cassidy

Founder & CEO
bridge between, inc.


Managing Partner, Chief Brand Strategist
Maxus, a GroupM agency




SVP, Programs & Documentaries
Al Jazeera America

Jocelyn Cooley
SVP, Human Resources


Sr. Director, WW Sales Strategy & Growth Acceleration




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Amy Geary
VP, Sales & Business Development, Content Distribution

Viacom Media Networks

SVP, Business Development
Defy Media


Business Solutions Executive




Senior Consultant
Korn / Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting

Skedgell Communications


Chief Development Officer & SVP
Comcast University




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Gemma Toner

Media & Telecommunications Executive

In basketball, a pivot is a move that keeps one foot firmly planted while the other swings forward. In the workplace, career pivots can move you forward in small, practical steps, helping you break through seemingly insurmountable barriers to a career overhaul or even a simple promotion. Join our roundtable session for a series of lively and revealing discussions about the decisions, trade-offs, and sometimes unconventional choices you can make to navigate your career in times of uncertainty. Leading industry executives will share their unique stories, providing food for thought and insights on how to thrive in a shifting world.