December 1-2, 2015: San Francisco, CA

2015 Agenda

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

12:30 PM LUNCH DISCUSSION: THRIVE

Learn how to organize, plan, and own your financial future in this interactive workshop.
Hosted by Fidelity

2:40 PM–3:30 PM LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE: 2016

As the 2016 presidential race heats up, two experts from the front lines of politics unpack the issues and policies at stake—for women, for businesses, and for all Americans.
Juleanna Glover, Principal, The Office of Juleanna Glover
Alisa Miller, President and CEO, Public Radio International
Alex Wallace, Chief Executive Officer, AlexInc
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor and Co-chair, MPW Summit and MPW Next Gen; Host, Fortune Live, Fortune
Hosted by RBC

3:30 PM BREAK

4:00 PM–4:50 PM RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Now that we all operate in an interconnected society driven by technology, our brands and IP are more critical—and vulnerable—than ever. The experts weigh in on what you need to know to mitigate risks and seize opportunities in a global economy.
Ryan Beiermeister, Product Development Lead, Government, Palantir Technologies
Michelle K. Lee, Director, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Monika Schulze, Global Head of Marketing, Zurich Insurance Group
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen and Brainstorm TECH, Fortune
Hosted by Zurich Insurance Group

4:50 PM SWITCH BREAK

5:10 PM WELCOME AND THE NEXT GEN “GET TO KNOW YOU”

WELCOME
Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor and Co-chair, MPW Summit and MPW Next Gen; Host, Fortune Live, Fortune
Beth Kowitt, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen, Fortune
Michal Lev-Ram
, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen and Brainstorm TECH, Fortune

THE NEXT GEN “GET TO KNOW YOU”
Pattie Sellers, Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune; Executive Director, MPW/Live Content, Time Inc.

5:50 PM ONE ON ONE

Anne Wojcicki, Co-founder and CEO, 23andme
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

6:05 PM ONE ON ONE

Cindy Whitehead, Co-founder and CEO, Sprout Pharmaceuticals
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

6:15 PM RECEPTION

Hosted by NYSE

7:15 PM DINE AND DISH

ONE ON ONE
Alyssa Milano, Actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

ONE ON ONE
Abby Wambach, Forward, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
Interviewer: Maggie Gray, Lead Anchor, Digital Content, SI.com, Sports Illustrated

9:30 PM CLOSE

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

6:30 AM MEDITATE

Anushka Fernandopulle, Meditation / Consulting / Leadership Coach, Anushka Consulting & Coaching

7:30 AM REGISTER

7:45 AM CONVERSE

Pick your favorite among these small group conversations over breakfast.

SHINE
Building your personal brand is essential to building your business. Leadership and communications experts talk about what to do—and not do—to present and enhance your best self.
Alex Constantinople, Chief Executive Officer, The OutCast Agency
Camille Preston, Founder, AIM Leadership
Brooke Hammerling, Founder, Brew Media Relations
Camille Preston, Founder, AIM Leadership
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune
Hosted by Accenture

GIVE
A prosperous global future requires an essential investment of education, healthcare and capital. Who is at the forefront of these social programs and how can we all use tech for good?
Suzanne DiBianca, President, Salesforce.org
Elizabeth Gore, Chair, Global Entrepreneurs Council, UN Foundation; Entrepreneur in Residence, Dell
Jessica O. Matthews, Founder and CEO, Uncharted Play
Moderator: Leena Rao, Senior Writer, Fortune
Hosted by RBC

EVOLVE
We’re in the middle of a health and wellness revolution, with new choices, fast-changing consumer trends, and breakthrough technologies. Our panel will dig into the best new discoveries and options to help you live your best and healthiest life.
Karen Kelley, President and COO, sweetgreen
Melanie Whelan, Chief Executive Officer, SoulCycle
Cindy Whitehead, Co-founder and CEO, Sprout Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

8:30 AM SWITCH

8:45 AM WELCOME

8:50 AM ONE ON ONE

Kat Cole, Group President, FOCUS Brands
Interviewer: Poppy Harlow, Anchor, CNN Newsroom Weekend; Correspondent, CNN

9:05 AM CONVERSATION: THE OPERATORS

Claire Hughes Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Stripe
Marne Levine, Chief Operating Officer, Instagram
Pam Murphy, Chief Operating Officer, Infor
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

9:25 AM STANDUP

Selina Tobaccowala, President and CTO, SurveyMonkey

9:30 AM ONE ON ONE

Meredith Perry, Founder and CEO, uBeam

9:45 AM CONVERSATION: THE MYTHICAL UNICORN

Julia Hartz, Co-founder and President, Eventbrite
Sarah Leary, Co-founder and Vice President, Marketing and Operations, Nextdoor
Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder, CloudFlare
Moderator: Aileen Lee, Founder, Cowboy Ventures

10:00 AM CONVERSATION

Jess Lee, Co-founder and CEO, Polyvore
Interviewer: Leena Rao, Fortune

10:15 AM BREAK

10:35 AM BREAKOUTS

START
Thinking about giving up your corporate gig to go out on your own? Find out what it takes from the entrepreneurs who have hit the big time.
Mary Egan, Founder and CEO, Gathered Table
Lisa Falzone, Chief Executive Officer, Revel Systems
Melody McCloskey, Co-founder and CEO, StyleSeat
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

INVEST
New technologies, startup competition and millennials are disrupting markets around the globe. Three executives lay out how shifting paradigms are reshaping and where the best opportunities are.
Stacey Bishop, Partner, Scale Venture Partners
Michal Katz, Co-Head Technology Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets
Ali Rosenthal, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Wealthfront
Moderator: Leena Rao, Senior Writer, Fortune
Hosted by Zurich Insurance Group

RECRUIT
Putting together the right team is the key to profitable growth. How do you hire the right star talent?
Alyse Bodine, Partner-In-Charge, Heidrick & Struggles’ Philadelphia office
Deborah Liu, Vice President, Platform, Facebook
Sandra Phillips, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, Toyota
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune
Hosted by Heidrick & Struggles

11:20 AM SWITCH

11:30 AM CONVERSATION: THE NEW CONSUMER RELATIONSHIP

Leah Busque, Founder, TaskRabbit
Katrina Lake, CEO and Founder, Stitch Fix
Brit Morin, Founder and CEO, Brit + Co
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

11:50 AM STANDUP

Tan Le, Co-founder and CEO, EMOTIV

11:55 AM CONVERSATION: HACKING UNCONSCIOUS BIAS

Laura Mather, Founder and CEO, Unitive
Vivienne Ming, Co-founder, Socos
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

12:10 PM ONE ON ONE

Austin Geidt, Head of Global Expansion, Uber
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

12:20 PM CONVERSATION: THE DISRUPTORS

From consumer goods to engineering, here’s where women are changing things up.
Melody Meckfessel, Director of Engineering, Google
Aria Moffly, Creative Director of Development, DC Entertainment
Debbie Sterling, Founder and CEO, GoldieBlox
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

12:40 PM EAT

1:50 PM SWITCH

2:05 PM CONVERSATION: BOARDS

Stacy Brown-Philpot, Chief Operating Officer, TaskRabbit; Director, HP Inc.
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, Founder and CEO, Joyus; Director TripAdvisor and Ericsson
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

2:20 PM ONE ON ONE

Rachel Roy, Fashion Designer, Rachel Roy
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

2:35 PM CONVERSATION: YOUR NEXT MOVE

Allison Shapira, Founder and President, Global Public Speaking
April Underwood, Head of Platform, Slack
Alex Wallace, Chief Executive Officer, AlexInc
Moderator: Pattie Sellers,Fortune

2:50 PM ONE ON ONE

Susan Wojcicki, Chief Executive Officer, YouTube
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

3:05 PM CLOSE