2015 Speakers

  • Sam Chaudhary

    Co-Founder and CEO, ClassDojo

    Sam Chaudhary is CEO of ClassDojo, one of the world’s fastest-growing consumer education companies. ClassDojo’s mission is to create extraordinary classrooms at huge scale. Today, it is the world’s most widely used classroom communication app, currently used and loved by teachers, students and families in 90% of K-8 schools in the US, and a further 180 countries. In recognition of ClassDojo’s impact in education, Sam has been named to the 30 Under 30 list multiple times by both Forbes and Inc, and a LinkedIn Leader Under 35.

  • Mohsen Moazami

    Founder and Managing Director, Columbus Nova Technology Partners

    Mohsen Moazami is the MD at Columbus Nova Technology Partners (CNTP), a novel global tech investment firm combining the best attributes of venture & private equity business models. He currently serves on the Boards of Global Capacity, Kaazing, Aerospike, vAmour & Frame. Previously, Moazami was a member of the Cisco exec. staff from 2000-2011. Before joining Cisco, Moazami was a managing partner at Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), in charge of the global e-business practice. Moazami recently received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for outstanding achievement and noteworthy U.S. citizenship. Moazami has a graduate degree from Stanford University.

  • Marcin Kleczynski

    CEO and founder, Malwarebytes

  • Isaac Hall

    Co-Founder and Chairman, Recurly

    Applying his background in e-commerce systems, internet technologies, and scalability, Issac designed Recurly to deliver the very solution his prior companies never had. Isaac earned a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Isaac’s experience includes being a co-founder and VP of Technology at Syncplicity, Inc & development manager at Grouper/ Crackle.

  • Daniel Kraft

    Faculty chair for the Medicine and Exponential Medicine program, Singularity University

    Dr. Kraft is a well-known Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist and innovator.  He serves as Faculty chair for Medicine at Singularity University and is the Founder and Executive Director of Exponential Medicine.  He has a unique cross-disciplinary view of the cutting edge and future of healthcare and biomedicine.

  • Catherine Mohr

    VP of Medical Research, Intuitive Surgical

    Catherine Mohr is a research physician with an extensive engineering background working on evaluating emerging technologies for incorporation into surgical robots. She is currently Director of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, the global leader in the field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. She is interested in optical and biological diagnostics, micro-surgical manipulation and development of new surgical procedures.

  • Marcin Kleczynski

    Marcin Kleczynski is the founder and CEO of Malwarebytes. He created Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to address the alarming amounts of malicious threats that were slipping by most major security vendors undetected. The company incorporated in 2008. Today, he leads the strategic expansion of the business as well as overseeing the long term vision for the research and development teams. Marcin attended the University of Illinois, where he majored in Computer Science.

  • Vishal Gulati

    Draper Esprit, Venture Partner

    Draper Esprit, Venture Partner

    Dr. Vishal Gulati is one of the Europe’s leading digital healthcare investors. Vishal is a qualified physician and chairman of the Digital Health Forum. Over the last decade he has championed deals across areas including diagnostics, devices & biotech. He is currently on the boards of Horizon Discovery PLC  and EcoEos. His investments include Napo Pharmaceuticals, Glenmark, Renovo, Phagenesis. Previously, Vishal worked at Atlas Venture, The Wellcome Trust and Radiant Capital.

  • Corinne Goddijn-Vigreux

    Co Founder, Tom Tom

    Corinne Goddijn-Vigreux co-founded TomTom NV and has been its Managing Director since July 2008. She serves as Sales Director and Chief Commercial Officer of TomTom NV. Her key responsibilities have focused on defining and driving TomTom NV’s global sales strategy and geographical expansion, overseeing product management as well as developing partner and retail relationships. From 1987 to 1993 she worked for Psion Plc helping set up and managing Psion’s European distribution network.

  • John Katzman

    John has founded three education companies bringing together incredible people to create transformative services, compelling cultures, strong returns for investors, and great outcomes for students. Through his for-profit, non-profit, and policy work, John is trying to help sculpt an education landscape that is agile, efficient, compelling, and constantly improving.