KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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EVERY YEAR REACHING OUT HAS THE PRIVILEGE OF HOSTING SEVERAL KEYNOTES AT OUR ANNUAL LGBT MBA & BUSINESS GRADUATE CONFERENCE. THESE SPEAKERS ARE CONSISTENTLY SOME OF THE MOST INSPIRING CONTENT AND CREATE IMPACTFUL MEMORIES FOR OUR GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND ALLY ATTENDEES.

2016: Dallas

Jimena Almendares LGBT Speaker

Jimena Almendares
Chief Product Officer, OKCupid

 

Aydian Dowling LGBT Speaker

Aydian Dowling
Founder, Point 5cc Clothing

Ken Mehlman LGBT Speaker

Ken Mehlman
Member & Global Head of Public Affairs, KKR

Vivienne Ming LGBT Speaker

Vivienne Ming
Founder & Executive Chair, Socos

Darnell Moore LGBT Speaker

Darnell Moore
Senior Editor, MicNews
Co-Managing Editor, The Feminist Wire

Zach Quinto LGBT Speaker

Zachary Quinto
Actor & Activist

2015: Chicago

Morgana Bailey
Vice-President, State Street

Laverne Cox
Actress & Advocate

Tim Gill
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

George Kalogridis
President, Walt Disney World

Bruce Rauner
Governor of Illinois

2014: San Francisco

Trevor R. Burgess
Chief Executive Officer, C1 Bank


Kevin Jennings

Executive Director, The Arcus Foundation

Kathy Levinson
Operational Strategist & Philanthropist

Jonathan Mildenhall
Chief Marketing Officer, Airbnb

Janet Mock
Author, "Redefining Realness; My Path to Womanhood, Love & So Much More"

Peter Thiel
Entrepreneur & Investor

2013: New Orleans

Billy Bean LGBT Speaker

Billy Bean
Vice-President of the Ben Cohen Standup Foundation

David Paltiel LGBT Speaker

David Paltiel
Chief Product Office of Fab.com

Margaret Stumpp LGBT Speaker

Margaret Stumpp
Senior Advisor of Quantitative Management Associates

2012: Boston

Brian Elliott LGBT Speaker

Brian Elliott
Founder of FriendFactor

Julie Goodridge LGBT Speaker

Julie Goodridge
CEO & Founder of Northstar Asset Management

Dan Savage LGBT Speaker

Dan Savage
Creator of “It Get’s Better” Project

Brian Sims Keynote Speaker

Brian Sims
Pennsylvania State House Representative

2011: Dallas

Howard Bragman Keynote Speaker

Howard Bragman
Founder Fifteen Minutes

Joel Burns Keynote Speaker

Joel Burns
Council Member, Fort Worth, TX

Elyse Cherry Keynote Speaker

Elyse Cherry
CEO Boston Community Capital

Joe Solmonese Keynote Speaker

Joe Solmonese
President, HRC

2010: Los Angeles

Dustin Lance Black LGBT Keynote Speaker

Dustin Lance Black
Academy Award Winning Screenwriter, Producer and Director

Brian Graden LGBT Keynote Speaker

Brian Graden
Former President of Entertainment at MTV Networks

Meghan Stabler LGBT Keynote Speaker

Meghan Stabler
Senior Director and Executive Advisor, CA Technologies

2009: Atlanta

Carleen Haas LGBT Keynote Speaker

Carleen Haas
Vice President, Talent Strategies, Humana

LZ Granderson LGBT Keynote Speaker

LZ Granderson
ESPN Columnist and GLAAD Award Winner

Cleve Jones LGBT Keynote Speaker

Cleve Jones
Founder of The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt

2008: Washington DC

Doug Coblens LGBT Keynote Speaker

Doug Coblens
President, Broad Spectrum Media

Michael Guest LGBT Keynote Speaker

Michael Guest
Former Ambassador to Romania

Donna Rose LGBT Keynote Speaker

Donna Rose
Transgender and Transsexual Leader

Andrew Tobias LGBT Keynote Speaker

Andrew Tobias
Author

2007: San Francisco

Lisa Sherman LGBT Keynote Speaker

Lisa Sherman
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Logo

Margaret Cho LGBT Keynote Speaker

Margaret Cho
Actress and Comedian

Chip Conley LGBT Keynote Speaker

Chip Conley
Founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality

2006: New York

Christie Hardwick LGBT Keynote Speaker

Christie Hardwick
Executive Coach and Consultant

Barry Herstein LGBT Keynote Speaker

Barry Herstein
Senior Vice President of American Express

Kirk Snyder LBGT Keynote Speaker

Kirk Snyder
Head of Equality Career Group Inc.

2005: Chicago

Amy Errett LGBT Keynote Speaker

Amy Errett
CEO of Olivia

Karen Magee LGBT Keynote Speaker

Karen Magee
 Executive Vice President of Time Warner

Brian McGuinness LGBT Keynote Speaker

Brian McGuinness
Executive Director of Gay Games VII

Judy Teeven LGBT Keynote Speaker

Judy Teevan
Vice President of American Express

Keith Farazzi LGBT Keynote Speaker

Keith Farazi
Author, Speaker

2005: Boston

Ted Childs LGBT Keynote Speaker

Ted Childs
Vice President of Global Workforce Diversity, IBM

Jean Dolan LGBT Keynote Speaker

Jean Dolan
Principal of Booz Allen Hamilton

Lowell Selvin LGBT Keynote Speaker

Lowell Selvin
Chairman and CEO of PlanetOut Inc.

Tim Gill LGBT Keynote Speaker

Tim Gill
Entrepreneur, Philathropist

2004: Los Angeles

David Bohnett LGBT Keynote Speaker

David Bohnett
Founder of Geocities, David Bohnett Foundation

Nina Jacobson LGBT Keynote Speaker

Nina Jacobson
President Buena Vista Motion Picture Group

Hilary Rosen LGBT Keynote Speaker

Hilary Rosen
Former CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America