California Summit 2017

California Summit 2017

Speakers


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Hezekiah Allen

Executive Director, California Growers Association

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Lynn Alvarez

Project Manager, Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative

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Sean Arian

Founder and President, Bixel Exchange

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Harry Atwater

Professor and Director, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Energy Innovation Hub, California Institute of Technology

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Steve Ballmer

Co-Founder, Ballmer Group; Former President & CEO, Microsoft Corp.

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Andrea Bernstein

Correspondent, KPCC

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Adam Bierman

Co-Founder and CEO, MedMen

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Dale Bonner

Executive Chairman, Plenary Concessions; Senior Advisor, Milken Institute

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Autumn Burke

Assemblymember, 62nd District, State of California

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Caroline Choi

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Southern California Edison

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Ian Coll McEachern

Co-Founder, Open Agriculture Supply; Owner and Consultant, Nerdian Inc.

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Lilian Coral

Director of National Strategy, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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David Crane

President, Govern For California; Lecturer in Public Policy and SIEPR Research Scholar, Stanford University

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Matthew Dababneh

Assemblymember, 45th District, State of California

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Gray Davis

Of Counsel, Loeb & Loeb LLP; 37th Governor of California

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Kevin Demoff

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Football Operations, Los Angeles Rams

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Maria Elena Durazo

General Vice President, Unite Here

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Stephen Engblom

Senior Vice President and Global Cities Director, AECOM

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Kimberly Evon

Executive Vice President, SEIU Local 2015

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Manny Fernandez

Angel Investor; Co-Founder and CEO, DreamFunded

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Brian Forde

Senior Lecturer for Bitcoin and Blockchain, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Gordon Fowler

President and CEO, 3fold Communications

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Robert Garcia

Mayor, City of Long Beach

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Steven Glazer

California State Senator

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Hugh Gordon

CTO, Akido Labs, Inc.; Director, USC Digital Health Lab

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Anna Gorman

Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News

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Tracy Gray

Managing Partner, The 22 Capital Group; Executive in Residence, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

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Gabe Grifoni

CEO and Co-Founder, Rufus Labs

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Rohit Gupta

Managing Director, Big Sur Ventures

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Chris Hameetman

President, Tech Coast Angels; CEO, Rainforest LA

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Susie Harborth

General Partner and CFO, BioInnovation Capital

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Charles Harrington

Chairman, CEO and President, Parsons Corp.

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Mark Herrema

Co-Founder and CEO, Newlight Technologies

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Robert Hertzberg

California State Senator; Member, Think Long Committee for California

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Matt Horton

Associate Director, California Center, Milken Institute

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Paul Irving

Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute; Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Davis School of Gerontology, USC

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Marcie Jastrow

SVP of Immersive Media, Head of Technicolor Experience Center, Technicolor

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Carolyn Karo

Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives, Center for Regional Economics, Milken Institute

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Kevin Klowden

Executive Director, Center for Regional Economics and California Center

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John Kobara

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, California Community Foundation

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Stella Kramer

Scientist and Co-Founder, Sun Genomics

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Shawn Layden

President, Sony Interactive Entertainment America; Chairman, Worldwide Studios, Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Yiwen Li

Director, Global Strategy and Business Development, NantHealth

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Lily Liu

Chief Financial Officer, 21, Inc.

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Melanie Lundquist

Philanthropist and Co-Founder, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools

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Caitlin MacLean

Director, Innovative Finance, Milken Institute

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Paul Markovich

President and CEO, Blue Shield of California

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Joe Mathews

California and Innovation Editor, Zócalo Public Square; Co-President, Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy

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Tom McGrath

CEO, Vital CleanTech Ventures, LLC

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Michael Milken

Chairman, Milken Institute

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Patt Morrison

Op-Ed Columnist, Los Angeles Times; KPCC Contributor

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Frank Mottek

Business News Anchor, CBS KNX 1070 Los Angeles

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Joe Nation

Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Stanford University

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Dominic Ng

Chairman and CEO, East West Bank

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Josh Ofman

Senior Vice President, Global Value and Access and Policy, Amgen

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Cat Packer

Executive Director, Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation, City of Los Angeles

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Carmen Palafox

Partner, Make in LA Capital Advisors

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Victor Parker

Los Angeles District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration

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Iliana Perez

Entrepreneurship Initiatives Manager, Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

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Nancy Pfund

Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Investors

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Jennifer Price-Letscher

Director, Programs and Special Projects, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

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Paul Rosenstiel

Board Member, CalSTRS

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Dorothy Rothrock

President, California Manufacturers & Technology Association

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Tim Schaefer

Deputy State Treasurer, Office of California State Treasurer John Chiang

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Dakota Semler

CEO, Founder, Thor Trucks

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Tobias Sherman

CEO and Co-Founder, FOUNDRY IV

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Renata Simril

President and CEO, LA84 Foundation

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Dolly Singh

Founder and CEO, ThesisCouture

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Matthew Spence

Partner, Andreessen Horowitz; Senior Advisor, California Center, Milken Institute

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Ken Sunshine

Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer, Vector Launch, Inc.

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Richard Swart

Senior Advisor, CrowdSmart.io; Filene Research Fellow, University of California, Irvine

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Steve Swartz

Partner, McKinsey & Company

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Jay Tucker

Executive Director, Center for Media, Entertainment and Sports, UCLA

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Antonio Villaraigosa

41st Mayor of Los Angeles; Former Speaker of the California Assembly

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Karan Wadhera

Managing Partner, Casa Verde Capital

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Hugh Waters

Director, Health Economics Research, Milken Institute

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Jane Wells

Special Correspondent, CNBC

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Steve Westly

Founder and Managing Partner, The Westly Group

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Stephanie Wiggins

Deputy CEO, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

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Claudia Williams

CEO, Manifest MedEx

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Jeff Wong

Global Chief Innovation Officer, EY

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Perry Wong

Managing Director, Research, Milken Institute

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Azita Yazdani

Founder and CEO, Exergy Systems, Inc.

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Betty Yee

Controller, State of California

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Richael Young

Co-Founder and President, Mammoth Trading

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