Teresa Carlson, Vice President Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services
Break: 11:35 - 11:50 am EDT
Currently the head of Global Public Sector, Teresa is responsible for Strategy, Sales and Business Development for Amazon’s Web Services and Cloud Computing business. She is charged with driving both revenue and partnership strategy across Public Sector in all
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic as well as editor in chief of Atlantic LIVE. He also publishes the popular political blog, The Washington Note at The Atlantic.com. Steve is Senior Fellow and Founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. Clemons writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic policy challenges.
Caterina Fake is the Founder and CEO of Findery, a social mobile application for places. Findery's members post notes around the world, telling stories about locations on a host of subjects such as personal history, local news and world history.
Previously, Fake was the cofounder of Hunch, a search and discovery engine, and Flickr, the popular photo sharing site. Hunch sought to build the "taste graph" of the Internet, mapping every user on the Internet to every entity, and their affinity for that entity. It was acquired by eBay in 2011. Flickr was one of the principal "Web 2.0" sites, integrating features such as social networking, community open APIs, tagging, and algorithms that surfaced the most popular content. It was acquired by Yahoo! in 2005.
Fake is Chairman of the Board of Etsy, on the Board of Directors of CreativeLive and Southern Exposure, and serves on the Advisory Board of the UC Berkeley School of Information. She was named to the Time 100 most influential people in the world, and has received Honorary Doctorates from RISD and The New School.
Daniel Huttenlocher is the Dean and Vice Provost of the Cornell NYC Tech Campus. As Dean, he has overall responsibility for programmatic aspects of the new campus, including the academic quality and direction of the campus’ degree programs and research. Working with both internal and external stakeholders, he is developing strategic plans for the most effective ways of working with companies and early stage investors in New York City as well as overseeing the faculty recruitment and entrepreneurial initiatives of the campus. Huttenlocher has a mix of academic and industry background, having worked at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and served as CTO of Intelligent Markets, as well as being a faculty member at Cornell for two decades. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and both his Master’s and Doctorate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); and currently serves as a Trustee of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Prof. Rob Kitchin is Director of NIRSA, and Chairperson of the Irish Social Sciences Platform. He has published widely across the social sciences, including 20 books and over 100 articles and book chapters. He is editor of the international journals, Progress in Human Geography (ISI rank 2/61) and Dialogues in Human Geography, and for eleven years was the editor of Social and Cultural Geography. He was the editor-in-chief of the 12 volume, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, and edits two book series, Irish Society and Key Concepts in Geography. He has successfully written or been a principal investigator on forty grants, totalling over €30m, including funding from PRTLI 2, 4, 5, ESRC, NSF, Interreg, and RIA. He has undertaken research for a wide range of bodies including government departments, semi-stage agencies, NGOs, and community groups. To date he has organized over 20 conferences and workshops, and been invited to present over 85 talks at conferences and universities in over a dozen countries. His research has been widely covered in national and international media. His book 'Code/Space' (with Martin Dodge) won the Association of American Geographers 'Meridian Book Award' for the outstanding book in the discipline in 2011 and a 'CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2011' award from the American Library Association. He blogs at Ireland After NAMA and The View From the Blue House. Follow him @robkitchin
Francis (Frank) Priznar is Senior Vice President and Senior Sustainability Executive at Hitachi Consulting Corporation.