Anke Corbin
Anke Corbin
Founder CEO
Globig.co

Session: Start Ups - The Pioneers of New Business
Anke Corbin is the founder and CEO of Globig.co, the online global expansion headquarters for 1000s of international companies. Globig provides a soft landing and framework for successfully doing business anywhere in the world.

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Bob Kumagai
Bob Kumagai
Associate Director of Career Services
Daniels College, University of Denver

Session: Networking 2.0
Bob Kumagai is the Associate Director of Career Services at the Daniels College, focusing on supporting and developing the career paths for MBA and MS students with an interest in Marketing.

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Chris Huxley
Chris Huxley
Co-founder and CEO
Trendly Commerce, Inc.

Session: Start Ups - The Pioneers of New Business
Trendly powers the brand experience by connecting people and brands through community marketing and social commerce. Trendly has quickly grown from two co-founders to a team of 7, acquired hundreds of customers, partnered with a large e-commerce company, and was listed as a top 50 startup in Colorado.

Elaine Torres
Elaine Torres
Community Affairs Director
CBS4, KCNC–TV

Session - The Broad Range of Media Careers in Content, Business and Technology
Elaine D. Torres is the Community Affairs Director at CBS4, KCNC–TV. She oversees the station’s community partnerships which include the American Diabetes Association, the Denver Art Museum, the National MS Society, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and several others.

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Gerard Kunkel
Gerard Kunkel
Founder and Managing Partner
Next Media Partners

Session: Keynote Interviewer
Gerard Kunkel is an executive with extensive experience in leading company vision and strategy in the technology, media and entertainment business. Gerard has decades of experience bringing new products and services to market in TV, digital media and entertainment. Gerard has advised companies from the Fortune 50 in media and tech, to startups from Silicon Valley and beyond.

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Jacqueline Ros
Jacqueline Ros
Co-founder & CCO
Revolar.com

Session: Start Ups: The New Pioneers of Business
After working with Teach for America and bootstrapping, Jacqueline Ros left her teaching position and came to the technology sphere to solve a real-life problem.

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Melisa Ordonez
Melisa Ordonez
Director of Programming Acquisitions
Dish Networks and Sling TV

Session - The Broad Range of Media Careers in Content, Business and Technology
Melisa Ordonez oversees the acquisition and renewal of programming rights for local broadcast channels, various cable channels, public interest channels, and pay for carriage channels on both DISH and Sling TV.

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Rahsaan Harris
Rahsaan Harris
President and CEO
Emma L. Bowen Foundation

Session - The Broad Range of Media Careers in Content, Business and Technology
Dr. Rahsaan Harris is the President and CEO of the Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF). Founded in 1989, EBF connects promising students of color to internships, advocates for best practices in hiring, retention, and advancement in the media & technology industries.

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Ron Rizzuto
Ron Rizzuto
Professor, Endowed Chair, Reiman School of Finance
University of Denver

Session Moderator: Session: Start Ups - The Pioneers of New Business
An expert in the big picture of acquisitions and finance, Ron Rizzuto, a Daniels professor since 1975, specializes in corporate mergers, strategic partnerships and acquisitions, consulting with major energy, transportation, telecommunications and banking corporations, both U.S. and internationally based. He has performed extensive research on energy, telecommunications and transportation companies.

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Vivek Khemka
Vivek Khemka
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Dish Network

Session: Keynote
Vivek Khemka is Chief Technology Officer for DISH and Executive Vice President of DISH Technologies. He leads technology strategy, product management, engineering, product development, supply chain management, broadcast operations and OTT delivery for DISH and Sling TV.

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