Rebekah Mueller is the Senior Director of Product across Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, and Star+. She manages a group of multi-functional teams focused on global expansion, internationalization, and localization.
Rebekah has spent her career in roles spanning from product to marketing to PR, with a focus in entertainment. She found a way to combine her passion for content and technology, providing access for millions of people. She has launched global experiences for Amazon, Viacom, and Comcast.
Rebekah is dedicated to improving representation across the industry and has founded Women in Technology organizations. She is also a founding member of Chief, a network focused on improving representation in executive and c-suite roles.
She enjoys traveling, hiking, and watching any series she can get her hands on. Rebekah graduated from the University of Pittsburgh focusing on History, Film, and German. She currently resides in Hoboken, NJ with her husband and their spirited Aussie dog.
As the Global Head of Intelligent Automation at Spotify, Sidney Madison Prescott lead the global strategic vision & execution of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML), Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Natural Language Processing (NLP) & Artificial Intelligence (AI) digital transformation efforts. She also provides managerial oversight for emerging tech/innovation projects. To date, She has led a global team of engineers to deliver over $3,000,000 of saving in less than 24 months.
Sidney Madison Prescott’s position allows her to lead a portfolio of automation implementations around the world, via onshore & offshore engineering teams, including direct oversight of external consulting partners.
In her role in Financial Engineering, she provides Spotify with a world-class framework to redefine the future of work, with a strong focus on generating substantial enterprise-level ROI.
Sidney Madison Prescott has led numerous Fortune 250 Intelligent Automation Centers of Excellence in achieving seven figure cost savings as a result of her unparalleled management skills. Her career profile includes a prior role as Vice President of Intelligent Automation at BNY Mellon.
As a senior leader in the Intelligent Automation industry, she strives to foster a collaborative, open-minded environment. She believes an environment such as this helps to promote immersive opportunities to solve critical business challenges.
Sidney Madison Prescott completed my Executive Women’s MBA (EWMBA) at Brenau University on August 13, 2021. As a part of the inaugural cohort, she is one of the first individuals in the United States to receive an EWMBA degree.
She was accepted into Cornell Law School, as a member of the next Master of Science in Legal Studies cohort that began in January of 2022.
Sidney Madison Prescott distinguished herself during her undergraduate college career as a Major in Philosophy (Pre-Law) with a Double Minor in Political Science & Ethics by being in the top 10% of her class (8K+ students) as a member of the Honors College at Georgia State University.
She received the following accolades during undergrad: Magna Cum Laude; Distinctions from the Honors College: Honors, Advanced Honors & Research Honors (completed and published an Honors Thesis); Distinction in the Major which was awarded by faculty vote from the Georgia State University Department of Philosophy.
She is a published book author and she has academic journal credits, including Misercordia University’s Journal of Living Philosophy & PLOS Computational Biology via “Responses to 10 common criticisms of anti-racism action in STEMM.
Senior tech executive with over 15 years experience leading large, globally distributed, cross-functional teams (including software engineering, product, research, data science, hardware, program management, operations, finance, partnerships, etc) and turning innovation into material business impact.
Currently VP of AI @ Meta. Prior to this, founded and led the Lyft Level 5 Self-Driving Division all the way through its successful exit to Toyota. Spent over a decade at Google building the Geo Imagery organization, including launching Google Street View and growing it into one of the company’s most iconic Billion-user products.
Strong background in Machine Learning, AI, Autonomous Driving, AR/VR, Computer Vision, Mapping, Geospatial Imagery, Robotics, Large Scale Systems, and more.
Active angel investor, advisor to startups, and independent board member.
Alexander Schaab is Vice President Autonomous Driving at Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America. Before leading the Autonomous Driving activities for Mercedes Benz in North America, Alex was manager for Future Intelligent Drive Sensors at Daimler since 2015. In this role, he was responsible for engineering and the pre-development of radar and camera sensors for Mercedes Cars. Over the course of more than 10 years, Alex held leadership positions from Active Pedestrian Protection to Intelligent Drive including many innovation and task force projects. Alex also gained valuable experience in strategy development and employee development in multiple Executive Assistant positions. After graduating in electrical engineering he worked in multiple projects in telematics and chassis.
Experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry. Skilled in Business Planning, Management, Product Development, Engineering, and Business Development. Strong professional with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) focused in Electrical Engineering from University of Cooperative Education Stuttgart.
Head of Strategic Alliancing & Biz Dev for DPG (Creator & Chair of Intel Disruptor Innovation Program – For ISVs/Startups/Partners); Strategy Definition for Analytics, AI, Graphs, Developer Ecosystem, Growth in Enterprise & Cloud. Enterprise Requirements Owner for Intel’s DPG Products and Adjacencies.
M. Arijit Bandyopadhyay graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and holds an Executive MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Entrepreneurial spirited and strategic partnerships BD & GTM executive with international experience passionately “connecting the dots” to lead, build, grow amazing outcomes, empower teams, and drive accountable success. I motivate loyalty and create deliberate value exchange between customers and hi-tech ecosystem sell-with co-sell, reseller sell-thru, and technology ISV integration partnerships.
PRODUCT PARTNERSHIPS – STRATEGIC ALLIANCES – ECOSYSTEM GO-TO-MARKET – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – CHANNEL SALES – ADVISING & MENTORING STARTUPS
I’ve thrived by thinking big, wearing multiple hats, and autonomously navigating ambiguity to lead global teams & cross-functional projects that solved problems, enabled development of sales & product go-to-market strategies, and drove loyalty & mutual profitable growth. I’ve been a keynote speaker @ Google, Cisco, IBC, Gitex and recognized as an “Innovative Leader” for excellence and impact.
As the head of ServiceNow’s UK & Ireland business, I have a clear vision: to enable organisations with technology that will make an incredibly positive impact – on their business, their employees and their customers.
Through 15 years in senior roles at large tech brands, I’ve worked in some of the most complex and challenging business environments, using my leadership skills and technology understanding alongside the art of negotiation to drive lasting, technology-driven transformation in businesses across a wide range of sectors, particularly telecoms, industry and financial services.
I’m a firm believer that honesty and transparency build trust and foster long-term relationships. That’s why I take a people-centric approach to business, aligning diverse teams behind a joint vision to solve problems. It is paramount to work closely with customers to understand their challenges and objectives to achieve mutual success.
Outside of the office, you’ll find me spending time with my family and friends, reading as well as volunteering and supporting charities, as I’m passionate about giving back to society and helping those who are less fortunate.
Passionate and results-focused executive with 20+ years experience in nonprofit both in international development and humanitarian crisis management settings. Demonstrated strengths in public policy, advocacy, strategic planning and managing and teambuilding in a multi-cultural environment. In-depth understanding of global health, education and protection issues for women and children and am passionate about nurturing partnerships with governments, the private sector, academia and activist networks to bring about lasting change.
Always on the lookout for innovative ways to accelerate positive social impact and change the world!
Ashok leads engineering at Trellix a Cybersecurity company focused on XDR (Extended Detection and Remediation). Previously he has led the creation of industry leading products at Google Twitter, Flipkart, VMWare and Symantec. He has led across a wide range of domains – Cybersecurity, AI/ML, Data warehouse engines, ECommerce, Payments, Logistics, ,Supply Chain, and Experimentation Platforms. He has undertaken large transformations from cloud, Devops, Containers (docker- Kubernetes), NLP, AI/ML and Big Data . These changes were accomplished in widely varying contexts from Pre-IPO companies to Forutne-500 companies, from VC backed to PE-led companies.
María Cortés Puch is the Vice President of Networks of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
She joined SDSN in 2013 and currently leads its efforts to build a global network of universities, research centers and civil society organizations that pursue sustainable development innovation locally through research, public education, executive training, demonstration projects, convening of social stakeholders and incubation of solutions.
Prior to joining the SDSN, María worked for UNESCO at the Science Policy and Sustainable Development Division for two years. Previously, she coordinated the European energy and transport programs at the Polytechnic University in Madrid, and worked for two years as a Scientific Officer at the Spanish Office for Science and Technology in Brussels, analyzing EU policies for international cooperation, transport and energy. She began her professional career with the National Institute of Aerospace Technology in Madrid as a Technology Transfer Officer.
Maria holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University (Fulbright scholar) and BSc. and MSc. degrees in Physics from the Complutense University in Madrid (with one year at Paris VII as an Erasmus scholar). She currently lives in Madrid with her family.