Visionary Speakers

Prepare to be inspired.

It’s a lineup unlike any other! You’ll hear from unconventional leaders, disruptors, and creative thinkers across a variety of industries.

Keynote Speakers

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Jon Cook

Global CEO, VMLY&R

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Simon Tam

Author, musician, activist, and troublemaker.

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Victor W. Hwang

Vice President of Entrepreneurship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

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Sabrina Wiewel

Senior VP & Chief Customer Officer,
Hallmark Greetings

Convention Speakers

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Stella Guan

Visual Designer & Founder of Path Unbound

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Candi Castleberry Singleton

VP of Diversity Partnerships Strategy + Engagement, Twitter

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Katerina Jeng

Co-founder and CEO of Slant’d
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Ginny Cheng

Recruiting Director, Zillow Group & Career Coach, Career Contessa

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Suba Nadarajah

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, VMLY&R

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Telly Leung

Broadway and Television Star

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Alex Ogata

Design Studio Director & Architect, Populous

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Ninah Butler

Landscape Architect, 

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Ken Fong

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Angela Cooper

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Mutual of Omaha

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Naihao Fan

Global Cinema Designer and Associate, GastingerWalker

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Lindsey Roy

Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer,
Hallmark Greetings

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Samantha McCloud

Director of Community Involvement, Diversity & Inclusion, GastingerWalker

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Abraham Gin

CEO of Gin Consulting & Senior Consultant, GiANT Worldwide

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Kim Wallace Carlson

Director of Engagement – Entrepreneurship in Public Affairs, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

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Kloe Katubig

Community Organizer and Senior Interior Designer, HOK

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Alana Muller

Founder and CEO, 
Coffee Lunch Coffee

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Ada Cheng

Professor-turned-storyteller, solo performer, and storytelling show producer.

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Karen Narasaki

Civil Rights Advocate
Past President and Executive Director of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)

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Fred Keeton

Owner and Principal at Keeton Iconoclast Consulting, LLC

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Nick Wolf

Project Management Consultant
Hallmark Cards

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Jessica Nguyen

General Counsel, PayScale

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Gena Fitzgerald

Global Procurement Director, Hallmark

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Jenny Copeland

IT Program Manager,
Hallmark Cards

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Rick Sakaguchi

Project Manager, Retired
Hallmark Cards

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Nilyum Jhala

Vice President of Technology
Hallmark Cards

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Natalie Gonzales

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Jonathan Thomas

Board Leadership

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Natasha Ygsi

Art Director, VMLY&R

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Mia Park

Multidisciplinary Artist

ERG Summit Speakers

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Kim Cummings

AVP, Human Resources & Diversity
BNSF Railway

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Santosh Mathew

Director of Technology, SAP, Mergers & Acquisitions / Diversity & Inclusion Leader / Sustainability Green Team Leader – Nielsen

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Doreen M. Viloria

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Bank of America

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Nior Gonzales

Community Engagement Professional

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Michael Gonzales

Co-Founder, Consultant & Speaker
The Diversity & Inclusion Consortium
Principal, NE&E Consulting

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Lisa Strack

Diversity Recruiting Program Officer
Bank of the West
National Director of ERG Relations

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Angie Pastorek, Ph.D.

Program Director and Faculty, Graduate Programs in Workplace Communication
The University of Kansas

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Trace Ballard

LGBT Outreach Manager
Central Intelligence Agency

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Farzana Nayani

Diversity, Equity &
Inclusion Specialist
ERG Architect & Advisor, NAAAP

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Estrella Cramer

Procurement Compliance Director

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Melinda Yee Franklin

Managing Director, Corporate & Government Affairs 
Western Region, United Airlines

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Vanessa Sims

SVP Executive Director,
Diversity & Inclusion

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Tessa Xuan

Founder & Principal
ERG Corporate Relations Manager, NAAAP

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Tashina Charagi

VP of Operations Global Products and Technology

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Lilian Cavaleri

Director, Business Analytics & Chair, Asia Pacific Network- CBRE
Market Leader, Pacific Northwest- Filipinos in Institutional Real Estate (FIIRE)

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Melvina Young

Senior Writer & Creator
Hallmark Cards

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Gaby Flores

Director, Office of Equity
and Diversity
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City

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Dr. Andrea Hendricks

Senior Executive Director of Diversity, Inclusion Strategy

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Candi Castleberry Singleton

VP of Diversity Partnerships Strategy + Engagement, Twitter

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Toki Toguri

Co-founder and Customer Success Manager, Diverst

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Ann Chen

Manager, Marketing & Chair, Asian American ERG Steering Committee Communications- Experian

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Bobby Griffin

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion- CBRE

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Kingman Ng

Director, HR Global Diversity & Inclusion- Eli Lilly and Company 

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Elizabeth Yang

NAAAP National President
Owner of the Law & Mediation Offices of Elizabeth Yang

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Mariko Carpenter

Vice President, Strategic Alliances- Nielsen


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