Meet our lineup of incredible thought-leaders – each speaker has a story to tell about driving positive change.
Growth is what we’re all about – both business and personal. And Hamptons Tech Week is a unique opportunity for you to connect with these – and other – innovators and industry icons. Come join us! (Roll over cards to see details.)

Jalen Acosta

Founder & CEO World Artists United & Music Entrepreneur Conference
General Partner on ME Ventures, an Investment Fund Leading The Evolution Of A Sustainable Business Ecosystem For Creators Worldwide. Multi-talented artist/artrepreneur a record producer, filmmaker, technologist & motivational speaker. He's worked w/ Dwyane Wade, Odell Beckham Jr, Rosario Dawson, Will Smith, Jamie Foxx & many others.
Gary Adelman

Gary Adelman

Managing Partner, Adelman Matz P.C.
Managing Partner, Adelman Matz P.C. Attorney for the Content Creator & Entertainment Industry Strategic Business Advisor
Simon Bailie

Simon Bailie

CEO at Digital DNA
Simon is the driving force behind Digital DNA, an exclusive online media, event and community building organization that supports the growth of the tech sector and promotes innovation through collaboration.
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Jason Bayuk

Financial Services Executive - Barnum Premier Client Group
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and fiduciary, Jason Bayuk offers investment management and asset protection solutions to individuals and their families.

Ryan Berger

Founder, Berger Shop Co-Founder, DAPS
DAPS is a platform that connects fans & athletes. The first platform to truly allow athletes to monetize their audience, offering a combination of digital experiences & ability to sell personalized collectibles to their biggest fans. DAPS laser focus on basketball has secured athletes Julius Randle, Jonathan Kuminga, RJ Davis & HS sensation Dylan Harper.
Michael Bird

Michael Bird

Founder & CEO of Gladius International
"CEO of Gladius International, Michael oversees the company’s day-to-day business operations and is responsible for the organization's overall growth and development. Gladius International's mission is to provide holistic and full spectrum Risk Management solutions to our clientele and partners.
Robert Blackwell Jr

Robert Blackwell Jr.

Founder, Killerspin & EKI Digital
"Robert Blackwell Jr. is Chairman of the Board for EKI-Digital, a digital transformation and modernization consulting firm with more than 25 years of success.
Jaclynn Brennan

Jaclynn Brennan

Co-Founder & CEO FYLI
Jaclynn Brennan (Jax) is an experienced and innovative executive with a demonstrated history of success in fashion, technology, community building, and social impact. Jaclynn's previous roles demonstrate her skills in creative direction, partnerships, brand development, and event production.
Michael Burke

Michael Burke

Managing Director, Google
Managing Director, Google, Advisory Board Member, CapitalG Board Member, AutoCruitment

Kevin A Carpenter

Founder and Chief Executive Director of Grateful for Golf
Founder and Chief Executive Director of Grateful for Golf, aka G4G, a non-profit introducing at-risk kids to mental health skills, financial literacy, and the golf game and industry ecosystem.

Landon W Campbell

Pre-Seed at Drive Capital | Ted Speaker | Podcaster
Pre-Seed at Drive Capital | Ted Speaker | Podcaster

Stephen Casner

CEO of KRM22
CEO of KRM22, previously served as President and previous to that, CEO of the North American business. Along with responsibility for North American business operations, he helped form and create KRM22's market risk products as well as lead the company’s acquisitions of Prime Analytics in Chicago and Object+ in Amsterdam.
Thomas Christopoul

Thomas Christopoul

Co-Founder Athos Capital Partners
"CEO of Gladius International, Michael oversees the company’s day-to-day business operations and is responsible for the organization's overall growth and development. Gladius International's mission is to provide holistic and full spectrum Risk Management solutions to our clientele and partners.

Maxwell Cohen

Founder @peelaways
Peel Away Labs has revolutionized the bedding industry by creating a hassle-free, hygienic & eco-friendly solution for bed-making. PeelAways Disposable Bed Sheets, allows users to easily remove & discard the top layer of their bedding, eliminating the need for washing and reducing burden on Caregivers, Parents and Healthcare facilities around the world.

Adrian Colbert

Investor - 6yr NFL Vet
6 Year NFL Veteran (Bears 2022 - Present) UTexas Grad / UMimai Alumnus Investor, XSET Founder, On The Links Founder, Grateful for Gaming

Lloyd Danzig

Managing Partner at Sharp Alpha Advisors
Managing Partner at Sharp Alpha Advisors
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Tracy Deforge

CEO and Founder of The Players' Impact
Founder, The Players’ Impact Founder, The Players’ Impact J.D. Seton Hall Law School, B.A. Wagner College An attorney by training and the founder of The Players’ Impact, a venture platform for professional athletes, her career has focused for more than a decade on start-up companies and sports/media technology offerings.
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Olivia Dell

Regeneration.VC | NOVA Impact | Transformative Technology
Partner at Regeneration.VC | NOVA Impact | Transformative Technology

Joe Diamond

General Manager Southampton Art Center
Southampton Arts Center produces inspiring, inclusive, socially and regionally relevant programs across all disciplines – welcoming, connecting, and collaborating with the diverse members of New York’s East End community and beyond.
Erin Duddy

Erin Duddy

Director, Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth
Erin Duddy is the Founding Director of CSP North America, a new entity that is expanding the work of The Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) at the University of Zurich.
Paige Dungan

Paige Dungan

Founder / Powerhouse Publicist
Paige Dungan is one of the leading book publicists in the industry. With her expert media launch strategies, she has landed multiple authors on best-seller lists. Her innovation has given her authors a unique voice in the crowded marketplace. Beyond her book PR expertise, she has become a voice on AI's role in content creation.
John Eck

John Eck

President and CEO of Mattress Firm
"President and CEO of Mattress Firm, America’s largest omni-channel mattress specialty retailer. Dedicated to changing lives through better sleep and uniting our associates around this common purpose.
Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards

CEO NFL Alumni
Robert Ethier

Robert Ethier

Managing Partner & Co-Founder Impact Science Ventures"
Managing Partner and Co-Founder Impact Science Ventures
Darragh Fitzpatrick

Darragh Fitzpatrick

Executive VP/Partner at Tabush Consulting Group
"I lend my technical knowledge and expertise to help innovate, while also bringing my passions of helping and connecting people. I focus on being a leader, building and growing the business, looking for new ways to add services to the business, and making sure clients' needs are always top of mind."
Chris Fronda

Chris Fronda

Co-Founder - Logictry, Logic.Wiki, World Logic Day
I've built mobile apps, blockchain dapps, launched a cryptocurrency, built scalable cloud architectures, learned 10 Software languages, built an FFmpeg video transcoding server from scratch, traversed the ethereum source code in both Go and Rust, and I am dedicated to building something innovative in the tech space.
_New_ Jenn Halweil

Jenn Halweil

Women in AI Hackathon Winner | Keynote Speaker
Chief Story Engineer #GoBeyond | Real Life Superhero in Marvel's Unstoppable Wasp, Forbes Next1000 Recipient, Emmy Nominated Director, Women in AI Hackathon Winner

Dan Healy

Founder FanPower
15 years experience spanning across health & wellness, mobile food ordering, small business lending, mobile retail, and now sports media and sports betting. My passion is bringing teams together to make industry-shaping products and platforms.
_NEW_ Molly Heffernan

Molly Heffernan

Director, Marketing and Digital at Tory Burch Foundation
An experienced Marketer skilled in digital strategy, social impact, and communications Molly has ideated and executed campaigns for nonprofits and major brands, including the Tory Burch Foundation and North America’s largest YMCA.
Rory Herron

Rory Herron

VP Business Development, Invest Northern Ireland
Vice President, Business Development, Invest Northern Ireland

Tom Kerr

Biz Dev for Gladius
Strategic Advisor | Business Intelligence | Defense and Government Procurement | Top Secret Clearance |

Julie Lamb

Founder, Conference Chair & Executive Producer NFT-VIP
Problem Solver * Storyteller * Connector * Digital Content Creator Marketing Geek * NFT collector & reluctant flipper
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Ben Lyons

Host/Producer/Writer/Creative Consultant
On-Air Host, Producer, and Marketing Consultant working at the center of sports, film, culture and technology. In addition to the slate of sports themed projects that he’s producing, Ben currently serves as the “Chief Storyteller” for Revel Moments, a new virtual platform that connects fans, athletes, and brands.

Marc LoPresti

Founder & Managing Director, IDI Group
Co-Founder, Moneta Advisory Partners Wall Street veteran with over 25+ years’ experience in alternative investments, started his career on the floor of the NYSE working for Lehman Brothers. Appears regularly on CNBC, CoindeskTV, TD Ameritrade Network, Sirius XM Radio, Bloomberg & Fox.
Raffi Mardirosian

Raffi Mardirosian

Climate Change Mitigation and Community Development
Managing Partner/Co-founder at Izuba Energy, a leading developer of renewable energy projects in Africa. He also founded and leads Cambridge Creative Development, a community-oriented real estate development and impact investing company.
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Ray Mate

Cultural Architect
Cultural Architect. Strategic Partnerships. Editor. Creative Director. Dot Connector. Entrepreneur. Brand Strategist. Content Creator, Culture Curator. Industry Insider. Over twenty years of experience in Skateboarding, Streetwear, Fashion, Footwear, and youth culture.
Sarah Matz

Sarah Matz

Attorney / Partner at Adelman Matz P.C.
Attorney/Partner at Adelman Matz P.C. / Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law Sarah Matz is an attorney in New York, California and New Jersey and a partner at Adelman Matz P.C. Sarah’s practice focuses on intellectual property protection and litigation, along with some corporate and transactional work.


CFO Biz Dev Gladius
The Business Plug CFO & Development Coach Tax Strategist Safety @gladius_intl Owner elevatedba.com
_NEW_ Krista Nerestant

Krista Nerestant

Owner of SELF-ish Lifestyle Spirituality
Founder of Self-ish Lifestyle where she serves as a Certified Neuro Linguistic Life Coach and Hypnotist, (F)ocus. (A)lign. (C)ommit. (E)xecute F.A.C.E. Come explore my world and be SELF-ish with me."
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Paola Origel

Co-Founder/Managing Partner ChainLink Capital Management
Over 14 years of experience working for hedge funds, family offices, and private banking in New York City. Before entering finance, she worked as a computer scientist, designing and launching international E-learning programs. Bilingual in Spanish-English.

Jose Ortega

CEO | VC | Advisor
As an Entreprenuer and Investor, I aim to foster a community of trailblazers, who challenge the status quo and work towards creating an accessible, abundant and exceedingly thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem for all self made Hustles and people alike.

Jamian C. Polk

Director, Microsoft Global Financial Services
An experienced proprietor and investor with a history of building successful go to market revenue and sales strategies. His market focus has been in the hardware, software, cloud, SaaS and startup market research sectors.
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Christine Prydatko

Co-Founder at Hamptons Tech Week
Founding partner in Simple Vodka, a fully sustainable product with a social impact model. Co-publisher and SVP of business development at James Lane Post, a media company and publication on the East End of Long Island, New York. Co-Founder of Hamptons Tech Week.

Elliot Resnik

Partner, Chair of Entertainment at Masur Griffitts Avidor LLP
Named a top music lawyer by Billboard Magazine in consecutive years, Mr. Resnik’s clients include Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Grammy winning and platinum selling artists
Julius Rhodes

Julius Rhodes

Founder and Principal at mpr group and Owner, mpr group
Founder and Principal at mpr group and Owner, mpr group, an MBE Certified full-service broad based Human Resources (HR) consulting practice that provides services across a broad spectrum of HR functionalities.
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Mark Richardson

Head of Crypto Trading at Zodia Markets
Mark is the Head of Trading at Zodia Markets - an FCA-Registered digital asset exchange and brokerage that combines Standard Chartered's institutional banking background and OSL's expertise in Digital Asset markets.
Warren Rickards

Warren Rickards

Co-Founder, Managing Partner at Flowtrack
Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Flowtrack -- a digital assets hedge fund. He is responsible for their fundraising, investor relations, and go-to-market efforts. Prior to Flowtrack, Warren helped build some of the most successful sales organizations at Facebook and Cloudflare.

Stephen Sabo

Co-Founder Hamptons Tech Week
Co-Founder Hamptons Tech Week

Jessica Santiago

Founder Art Republic Global
Leading digital art curator & founder of ArtRepublic Global, a curatorial platform. Her life’s work is empowering artists. Cultivating impactful projects w/ Samsung, UN, Deepak Chopra, MoonPay & SuperRare. Produced prolific exhibits & events that've played an important role in advancing the NFT & digital art movement.

Dean Scaduto

CEO of Dino’s Digital | Forbes NEXT 1000 | Best Selling Author
Award-winning entrepreneur in digital marketing. CEO of Dino’s Digital referral-based firm works w/ large brands, Fortune 500 companies & mission-driven impact campaigns. Published "SEO Fundamentals for Small Business Owners" Amazon bestseller. Successfully exited two companies named Forbes NEXT 1000 list.

Ryan Shearman

Chief Alchemist @ Aether
Co-founder CEO of Aether award-winning climate technology co. develops advanced materials from CO2 in the atmosphere. Entrepreneur & inventor operates in the overlap of luxury sustainability & tech. Featured by Forbes TIME Vogue CNN CNBC Fortune Fast Company Coveteur TechCrunch Engadget & Scientific American

Gligor Tashkovich

Minister for Foreign Investment (Ret.) of (North) Macedonia
Minister of Foreign Investment for the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Gligor was one of 23 people elected by the citizens of the country to run it. Macedonia is the first country in the world to have a fully ratified Stabilization and Association Agreement with the 28 member states of the European Union.

Anthony Tata

Member, Board of Visitors, Merchant Marine Academy
Former CEO and President of Tata Leadership Group, a full service consulting business across all industry sectors focused on leadership, strategy, business development, and scaling business.
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Matthew Teel

Senior Vice President at Barnum Financial Group
Many sell insurance products - we provide comprehensive insurance strategies. I collaborate with Wealth Managers, CPAs, T&E attorneys and more, to help better serve our mutual clients.
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Alex Teng

Partner & Chief of Staff Fifty Years
Alex Teng is a Partner at Fifty Years. Previously, he worked at startup Divergent Technologies, where he helped develop a new manufacturing system for vehicle structures leveraging metal 3d printing, structural software design, automated assembly, and new materials.
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Chelsea Toler

Co-Founder - Logictry, Logic.Wiki, World Logic Day
Founding Partner at NOVA Impact, President of the KFG Foundation, Deputy Project Lead of Growth & Fundraising for UN SDSN Youth, Philanthropist, Impact Investor, and Doctoral student.
Jennifer Wines

Jennifer Wines

Founder @ Invisible Wealth
Jennifer worked at some of the top Private Wealth Management institutions in the world, namely Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Fidelity. She earned her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in Boston and her Certified Private Wealth Advisor designation from Booth Business School in Chicago.

Jack Wyant

Entrepreneur, VC and Angel Investor, Law School Professor
Founder & Managing Partner, Blue Chip Partners, a Cincinnati-based VC investment firm w/ a diversified industry, early-stage strategy. He's invested in 220 companies, served on the board of directors of 52 companies. 1990-Present. Co-founder and Director, CBank, commercial lender, 2005-Present.


Late-Breaking Additions

Priyanka Bakaya

Climate Commercialization Advisor
Global climate tech leader who has been recognized on the Forbes 30 under 30 List, the Fortune 40 Under 40: Ones to Watch List
Jonathan Berkowitz

Jonathan Berkowitz

VP, Virtual Clinical Care, Northwell
Board certified EMS physician and former Wall Street programmer - expert in medical operations. Dr. Berkowitz recently won the coveted President’s Award from Michael Dowling for his work advancing health care delivery innovation both in the region and abroad

Baba Brinkman

Founder at Event Rap Inc
Baba has been producing informative rap albums and videos on commission for years, Founded Event Rap Inc, to provide this service at scale with a talent pool of pro rappers.

Emily Burnett

Creative Director and CEO MetaBurnett
MetaBurnett all-in-one platform merging Web3 and physical design, to serve the fashion industry. MetaBurnett creates new consumer experiences for brands to drive growth, increase revenue, and open new retail channels

Wendi Carver

COO BankWyse
Leader and innovator across tokenization, startup launch, operations, finance, equities, commodities and institutional asset management

Andrew Chang

Managing Director, Activate New York
A mission-driven engineer, entrepreneur and operator. A climate and energy analyst for Al Gore’s nonprofit and worked on his book “Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis” Served at the US Dept of Energy during the Obama Admin implementing building energy efficiency programs seeking to identify new innovations for reducing carbon emissions.

Eric Cioè-Peña

Founder VP Center for Global Health of Northwell Health
Founder and Vice President of the Center for Global Health of Northwell Health and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Mark Cianci

Counsel at Ropes & Gray LLP
Mark is Counsel at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston. He is a tech lawyer and high-stakes litigator, with a focus on shareholder, commercial, and digital asset litigation.

Chloe Duanshi

Managing Director Rockefeller Global Family Office
Mark is Counsel at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston. He is a tech lawyer and high-stakes litigator, with a focus on shareholder, commercial, and digital asset litigation.

Nneka Etoniru

Director + Head of New York Bevel
Nneka is a Senior Director at Bevel, a strategy consultancy where she advises disruptive companies on corporate reputation, executive positioning & managing crises.

Evan Feng

Partner & Director of Research at CoinFund
Experienced investor who enjoys figuring out the complex puzzles in evaluating private and public opportunities in legacy and web3 asset classes.

Yale Fishman

President, FFO
Founder of the Fishman Family Office focusing on private equity, venture capital, traditional equities, real estate, & digital assets, with a lens toward impact-driven investments and sustainability.

Kirsten Jordan

Real Estate Advisor & Entrepreneur
Leading real estate advisor and entrepreneur who has brokered half a billion dollars in sales for executives, celebrities and investors. She leads a top-producing team at Douglas Elliman based in New York City that is directing over $350M in new development alone.

Andrew Karsh

Founder and General Partner at Bay Bridge Ventures
Andrew Karsh is a Founder and General Partner at Bay Bridge Ventures, an institutional multi-stage venture capital firm. Andrew has more than 25 years of financial markets experience, directly managing large pools of complex institutional capital and advising C-Suite executives globally.

Oliver Libby

co-founding Managing Partner of Hatzimemos
Oliver B. Libby is co-founding Managing Partner of Hatzimemos / Libby Holdings (H/L Ventures) and of CityRock Venture Partners. Based in New York City and founded in 2009, the H/L Ventures family of companies represents a new kind of venture firm.

Steve Masur

Masur Griffitts Avidor LLP
Masur Griffitts Avidor LLP

Matt Melbourne

That Subliminal Kid
Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a composer, multimedia artist, and writer whose work immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues.

Anish Melwani

Oliver B. Libby is co-founding Managing Partner of Hatzimemos / Libby Holdings (H/L Ventures) and of CityRock Venture Partners. Based in New York City and founded in 2009, the H/L Ventures family of companies represents a new kind of venture firm.

Amarachi Miller

VP of Product at Caden
Spearheads Dev @Caden consumer application and the CadenOS suite of enterprise data & AI products. @healthcare platform DeepIntent, retail measurement @Amazon advertising & product & data science teams @Paramount
DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller
(aka DJ Spooky)

That Subliminal Kid
Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a composer, multimedia artist, and writer whose work immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues.

Mark Minevich

Chief Digital AI Strategist
Investor, UN advisor, AI advocate, disruptive innovator, Co-Chair of AI for the Planet Alliance, chair of the executive committee and external affairs at AI for Good Foundation, Sr. Advisor to BCG, and president and general partner at Going Global Ventures.

Tania Reif

CIO of Senda Digital Assets
CIO of Senda Digital Assets

Alison Rooney

Global Partnerships & Alliances Lead at Google Cloud
Always in search of great partners who are ready to serve and deliver for our shared customers.
Charles (Chuck) Schaeffer, PhD

Charles (Chuck) Schaeffer, PhD

Psychologist, NYU Faculty
Former research director and guest host for the Dr. Fritz Show on WWRL-AM radio in New York, NY. Featured in Psychology Today, HuffPo, Vice News, and NBC Health

Peter Schwinge

CEO, Nybac Media & Partner of EventXposure.
CEO, Nybac Media & Partner of EventXposure. Focused on technology and event production.

Jason Scott

Venture Catalyst Co-Founder & Angel Investor Black Angel Group
Investor. Ecosystem Builder. Event Producer. Dancer. "Real networking is about finding ways to make other people more successful." - Keith Ferrazzi, Never Eat Alone

Mark Seidenfeld

Painter & Photographer Owner, SEIDENFELD ASSOCIATES, LLC

Neel Shah

Founder EZ Newswire
Founder EZ Newswire and Investor. A serial entrepreneur and investor, he founded his first software company in high school and sold it in 2001 during college.

Kimberly Trouville Smith

Chief Executive, Copia
Talks about #gocopia, #foodwaste, #fooddelivery, #climatechange, and #sustainabilityTalks

Lynn Smith

Head of TMX Access
Helping CEOs and Entrepreneurs articulate their vision to gain credibility and visibility through the media to significantly increase business.

Nafisseh Soroudi

Medical scientist, Medical Marketing
Medical Affairs Leadership | >13 years Biomedical Experience | Product Launch | Clinical and Translational Research | KOL/Stakeholder Exchange | Cross-functional Alliance

Zach Stark

Dir. Business Development | Sports Innovation Lab
Zach is the Director of Business Development at Sports Innovation Lab -- a leading fan acquisition firm that leverages mixed-method research to enhance the fan experience for the biggest teams, leagues, brands and properties in the world.
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Carol Suchman

Businesswoman and Investor
Carol Suchman is a businesswoman and investor having started and sold companies in many areas including technology, marketing, consumer goods, film and art.

Liran Tancman

CEO, Rezilion
CEO, Rezilion

Michael Thaler

Michael Thaler

Derrick Thomas

Founder of DAOLabs
DAOLabs, the IP holding company for Tech Runs DAO, a membership-based network of cultural leaders, investors, creators, and athletes who convene online and offline to collaboratively learn, build, and invest in one another.

Benjamin Tritt

Chief Creative and Founder at Artmatr
Chief Creative and Founder at Artmatr

Elle Watson

Chairwoman ONE CONGO
Elle is a socially and environmentally conscious woman in business with each day taking on a life of its own, as she fields calls from all over the world which involves creative direction, strategy and environmental conservation opportunities to global investments.