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Speakers

  • Bill Walsh

    Opening Keynote, Vice President of Communications at AARP

    Bill Walsh is VP of Communications at AARP, a national, non-profit consumer group with 38 million members. His team is responsible for developing communications strategy and providing support for all of AARP’s social impact priorities.
  • Bob Jacobs

    Fireside Chat Speaker, Deputy Assoc. Administrator, Communications at NASA

    Bob Jacobs is a recognized executive leader in social media, strategic and crisis communications, and innovative multimedia development.
  • Carol Lyn Colon

    Closing Keynote, Senior Vice President PR & Influence at Ogilvy

    Accomplished practitioner who utilizes her experience to bridge the worlds of journalism, branding and public relations to implement impactful, fully integrated campaigns.
  • Jeff Hertrick

    Featured Speaker, Director, Digital Video Operations, National Geographic Partners/The Walt Disney Company

    Jeff Hertrick has over 30 years of award-winning video production experience, including the last 19 years at National Geographic. (2015-2019, under 21st Century Fox, and for the past year, The Walt Disney Company).
  • Lt. Col. Michael J. Meridith

    Featured Speaker

    Lt. Col. Michael J. Meridith is the senior military officer leading the day-to-day development of force development policy for the more than 6,000 Total Force members of the Air Force Public Affairs career field.
  • Lindsey Neary

    Featured Speaker, Vice President at Edelman

    Lindsey Neary brings over a decade of client and project management experience to her work as a Vice President on Edelman’s corporate team.
  • Sukhi Sahni

    Featured Speaker, Senior Director of Communications at Capital One

    An accomplished marketing and communications strategist, Sukhi Sahni’s career spans public, private and nonprofit sectors.
  • Jacelyn Swenson

    Featured Speaker, Leader of Strategic Partnerships and Events for Corporate Communications at IBM

    Jacelyn Swenson leads strategic partnerships and events on the IBM Corporate Communications team and works with senior leaders, marketing, communications, and media teams to drive IBM thought leadership.