SPEAKERS

Daron Christopher
Project Management Institute
Speechwriter
Joel Schwartzberg
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Senior director of strategic and executive communications
Karen Wing
Penn State University
Speechwriter
Gregory Bell
Pinterest
Executive communications
Elana Aptowitzer
Canada’s Department of National Defence
Head of speechwriting
Mark Isaacson
National Association of Manufacturers
Director of executive communications
Janelle Carter Brevard
Council on Foundations
Vice president of communications
Kirsten Scharnberg Hampton
First U.S. Army
Chief speechwriter
Annie Burt
Mayo Clinic
Director of staff engagement communications
Chris Mainz
Southwest Airlines
Senior advisor, executive and strategic communications
Justina Chen
Former executive communications manager (Microsoft) and novelist
Hang Liu
Center for American Progress
Director of speechwriting
Nathan Osburn
ASTM International
Director of communications
Stacy Carlson
Caterpillar Inc.
Executive speechwriter and communicator for the CEO
Brin Frazier
Nissan Motor Corporation
Director, executive and strategic communications
Adrianne Goldsmith Romero
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Chief speechwriter
Joel Hood
American Medical Association
Senior speechwriter
Justin Jones
American Hospital Association
Executive speechwriter to the CEO
Jacob Breach
Defense Intelligence Agency
Speechwriter to the director
Sarah Hurwitz
First lady Michelle Obama
Chief speechwriter
Cody Keenan
President Barack Obama
Director of speechwriting
Rob Friedman
Eli Lilly and Company
Former senior director of executive communications
Justin Allen
Ragan Consulting
Digital and video content director