Emil Picasso Gentolizo
Director of UX, Phoenix Interactive – a Diebold Company
Emil leads Phoenix’s global UX initiatives and vision to create the roadmap for the future of ATMs, UX / UI cross platform design standards, UX best practices, and supporting the extended team in developing and maintaining a bleeding edge foundation for designing cohesive experiences. He is also the founder of Small Town Farms, a market place for farmers, restaurants and stores. Follow him on Twitter at @gentolizo
Scarlett is a rising star in the NYC tech scene. She is COO at Infomous, the visual exploration company. She is an avid consumer of all things tech and venture capital. Outside of work, she is a contributor to the Huffington Post, Forbes, and WeWork. She is a mentor at Dogfish Accelerator, NYC Fellow for Startup Leadership Program (a highly selective, 80-hour, 6-month world-class training program and lifetime network for outstanding founders and innovators) and a member of IvyConnect (a private community that brings together the most inspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, artists, and distinguished professionals). On social networks, Scarlett has many high profile followers including investors, executives, entrepreneurs etc and is seen as a resource for news regarding social networking, women empowerment, and startup tactics.
Scarlett is 1 of the 500 Global Youth Ambassadors for A World at School that, in collaboration with the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education, is a global movement of young leaders working to get every child access to education by the end of 2015. She is also an Ambassador for One Young World and am an Ascend mentor, mentoring Pan-Asian students in the US helping mentees gain insight that help them develop professionally. Follow Scarlett on Twitter at @scarlettsieber.
Senior Brand Product Designer, Etsy, and Co-Owner, Methodical Coffee (Greenville, SC)
Marco Suarez is currently a senior brand product designer at Etsy and has worked for several other tech companies including MailChimp, The Iron Yard, and Zaarly. Marco has extensive knowledge in branding, digital product development, and user experience design. Marco is also a co-owner of Methodical Coffee, a third-wave coffee shop in downtown Greenville, SC. Follow him on Twitter at @marcosuarez.
Director of Product, charity: water
Deepa Subramaniam is the Director of Product at charity: water, a New York-based non-profit dedicated to delivering clean & safe drinking water to the developing world. She is passionate about the intersection of technology and charitable giving, including how to catalyze more brands to tie social missions directly into their business models. Filled with the strong desire that she should use her talents to better the world, Deepa left a highly successful 10-year career at Adobe to move to New York and lead product at charity: water. Follow her on Twitter at @iamdeepa
Director, Noble Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas
Chad Williamson is co-founder of Noble Impact, an organization committed to engaging K-12 students at the intersection of public service and entrepreneurship. Prior to launching Noble Impact, Chad was Director of Philanthropy for former NFL player, Dhani Jones, and CEO of their joint social venture, BowTie Cause. As a platform to promote awareness for multiple causes, they raised over $500,000 for non-profits around the nation.