Impact Experts

David Ferrucci speaking

David Ferrucci

Inventor, IBM Watson

Liz Shuler speaking

Liz Shuler

Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO

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Cyrus Vance Jr.

NYC District Attorney

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Kirsten Gillibrand

US Senator, NY

David Agnew

Former White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

Ann M. Ravel headshot

Ann Ravel

Commissioner, Federal Election Commission

Gustavo Rivera headshot

Gustavo Rivera

NY State Senator

Polly Trottenberg

Polly Trottenberg

Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation

Roy Beck headshot

Roy Beck

Executive Director, Numbers USA

Trevor Potter headshot

Trevor Potter

President, Campaign Legal Center

Nisha Agarwal headshot

Nisha Agarwal

NYC Commissioner, Immigration Affairs

James Bopp headshot

James Bopp

Plantiff Attorney, Citizens United v. FEC

Tamar Jacoby headshot

Tamar Jacoby

President, Immigration Works USA

Malcom Brickland

Founder, Subaru of America

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John Porcari

Former Deputy Secretary, US Department of Transportation

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John Katzman

Founder, Princeton Review | CEO of Noodle Education

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David Strickland

Partner, Venable | Former Administrator, NHTSA

Trevor D’Olier-Lees

Sr. Director, Standard & Poors

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Richard Briffault

Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation at Columbia Law School

Amy Loprest headshot

Amy Loprest

Executive Director, NYC Campaign Finance Board

Jeff Miron headshot

Jeff Miron

Economics Advisor, Harvard University

Gabriel Sayegh headshot

Seth Andrew

Founder, Democracy Builders

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Steven Camarota

Director of Research, Center for Immigration Studies

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Drew McElroy

Co-founder & CEO, Transfix

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Eric Nadelstern

Deputy Chancellor NYC Schools

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Tim Hwang

Founder & CEO, Brigade

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Wendy Young

President, Kids in Need of Defense

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Zach Sims

CEO, Code Academy

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Sister Tesa Fitzgerald

Founder, Hour Children

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Tommy Safian

Executive Director, ReFoundry

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Vikrant Reddy

Research Fellow, Charles Koch Institute

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Matt Mahan

CEO, Brigade

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Alia McCants

Sr. Director, Relay Graduate School of Economics

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Reuben Miller

Asst. Professor, John Jay College

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Daniel Pianko

Founding Manager, Director University Ventures

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Gabriel Sayegh

Co-Founder, Katal Center

Miram Altman

CEO, Kinvolved

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Barry Latzer

Former Professor, John Jay College

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Jeremy Knight

National Director of Communication, Students for Education Reform

Michelle Brane headshot

Michelle Brane

Director of the Migrant Rights and Justice, Women’s Refugee Commission

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Shannon Careen

Partner, Fragomen Worldwide

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John Reznick

Managing Partner & Political Analyst, Competitive Advantage Research

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Evan O’Donnell

Director, Thrive Capital

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Rebecca Klein

Education Editor, Huffington Post

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Sashti Balassundaram

Founder, We Radiate

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Lina Tetelbaum

Associate, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Princess Lyles

Managing Director of Outreach, Educators for Excellence

Heidi Shierholz

Senior Economist and Director of Policy

James Bessen

Executive Director, Technology & Policy Research Initiative Director and Founder, Research on Innovation

John Loser

Chief Risk Officer @ Oscar

Andrew Yang

American entrepreneur, the Founder of Venture for America

Notable Attendees

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Josh Thompson

NYC Mayoral Candidate

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Fredrik Nylander

Partner, Lakestar

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Alexander Goodman

Co-founder & President, 118 Capital

Bryan Gartner

Principal, Apex Partners

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Stephan Dalal

Fellow, Zwillgen

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Katherine Rovanpera

Asst. Archivist, MOMA

Daniel Morosani

CTO, RE-VOLT | Columbia Business School | United States Marine Corps

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Gabe Drapos

Harvard University | Oscar Health | Bridgewater

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Roy Moran

Cooley LLP, Columbia Law School

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Andrew Salamon

Co-founder & CEO, Rested | Harvard | U.S. Navy

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Jordan Wan

CEO, CloserIQ | MIT

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Samantha Whitmore

Head of Engineering, Kensho Technologies | Harvard University

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Stephanie Lee

COO of Alpha Audiotronics, Inc. | J.D. Yale School of Law