Time Conference Program
8:00 am – 8:55 am

Check-in / Coffee + Networking

8:55 am – 9:00 am

Welcome Message

Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

9:00 am – 9:25 am

Keynote: Human 2.0 – The Next Frontier for Human Computation – Learn More

Dharmesh Syal, CTO & Partner, BCG Digital Ventures

9:25 am – 9:55 am

Panel: AI and Human Capital – Learn More


Fiona McEvoy, Tech Ethics Writer/Researcher & Founder,


Oliver Brdiczka, AI Architect, Adobe

Sabrina Atienza, Founder & CEO, Valued

Natalie Pierce, Shareholder & Co-Chair, Littler’s Robotics, AI & Automation Practice Group

Noelle LaCharite, Director, Developer Engagement, Microsoft

9:55 am – 10:20 am

Keynote: On the Road to Artificial General Intelligence – Learn More

Danny Lange, VP of AI & ML, Unity Technologies

10:20 am – 10:45 am

Keynote + Fireside Chat: AI National Plans, State Funding and Geopolitical Implications – Learn More


Tom Campbell, Founder & President FutureGrasp LLC


Irakli Beridze, Head of the Centre for AI & Robotics, United Nations

Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI & ML, World Economic Forum

10:45 am – 11:10 am

Coffee + Networking

11:10 am – 11:35 am

Fireside Chat: AI and National Security – Learn More


Philip Reiner, Executive Director, Technology for Global Security


Melissa Oh, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Innovation Program, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, S&T

David Rothzeid, Director, Acquisition Pathways, Defense Innovation Unit

11:35 am – 12:00 pm

Fireside Chat: Transforming the Food Industry with Applied AI – Learn More


Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs


Adam Greenberg, Founder & CEO, iUNU

Walter Robb, Principal, Stonewall Robb Advisors, Entrepreneur & Former Co-CEO, Whole Foods Market

12:00 pm – 12:25 pm

Keynote + Fireside Chat: How AI is Shaping the Future of Manufacturing, Construction & Industrial Design – Learn More


Matt Man, Founder & CEO,


Mike Haley, Senior Director of AI & Robotics, Autodesk

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch + Networking

1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

Keynote: How AI + Networking Can Solve “Unsolvable” Problems – Learn More

John Apostolopoulos, VP/CTO of Enterprise Networking, Lab Director of Innovation Labs, Cisco

1:55 pm – 2:25 pm

Panel: Enterprise AI Applications – Learn More


Jaime Fitzgibbon, Innovation Strategist, Booz Allen Hamilton


Rahul Sachdev, Co-Founder & CEO, Fortella

Alex Holub, CEO, Vidora

Vidya Raman, Director of Product Management & ML, Cloudera

Bahman Bahmani, Director of Data Science, Rakuten

2:25 pm – 2:40 pm

Keynote: AI and Financial Automation – Learn More

Cathrine Andersen, Co-founder & CEO,

2:40 pm – 3:10 pm

Panel: Will AI Break or Save the Internet? – Learn More


Daniel Riedel, Founder & CEO, New Context


Erin Kenneally, Portfolio Manager, Cyber Security Division, Science & Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Herb Kelsey, Founder & CEO, Quantum Vault Inc.

Jonathan Ward, Founder & CEO, Atlas Organization

Jason Hoffman, President & CEO of MobiledgeX

3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

Coffee + Networking

3:35 pm – 3:55 pm

Keynote: Life In The Fast Lane: What’s Different About Transportation AI? – Learn More

Dr. Allan Steinhardt, Chief Scientist, AEye

3:55 pm – 4:25 pm

Panel: How AI will place Humans at the Heart of Healthcare – Learn More


Margaretta Colangelo, Managing Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures


Karim Galil, Founder & CEO, Mendel Health Inc.

Simon MacGibbon, Co-Founder & CEO, Myia Labs

Nada Hanafi, Chief Strategy Officer, Experien Group

Dr. John Rumsfeld, CIO at American College of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado

4:25 pm – 4:50 pm

Keynote + Fireside Chat: AI Impact on the Global South – Learn More


Christopher Hale, Founder & CEO, Kountable


Jonas Svensson, Head of Global Innovation and Technology, UNOPS

4:50 pm – 5:15 pm

Keynote: Management in the Age of AI – Learn More

Dinkar Jain, Head of Machine Learning, Facebook Ads, Facebook

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm

BootstrapLabs: Closing Session – What’s Next…

Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder & CEO, BootstrapLabs

Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Closing Reception and Networking

Please note, agenda is subject to change.