Join us as we bring to life our analysis by with expert speakers from companies driving the change and we’ll learn from them what type of insights are driving their decision making and exploring the benefits that come along with this type of business model.
Allison is the founder of West, a new kind of strategy and creative accelerator based in San Francisco focused on introducing new companies, products and ideas to the world. Prior to West, she ran marketing at Apple for six-plus years reporting to Steve, where she was responsible for launching some of the most iconic products and campaigns of our time. A self-professed revolutionary, she’s found herself at the center of some of the industry’s most historic turns including IBM’s embrace of the internet era with e-business, Netscape’s pivot from browser to enterprise software purveyor, HP’s reinvention under Carly Fiorina, and the launch of the iPhone and iPad.
Jonathan Parry is the Director for Genius NY, an in-residence business accelerator program at The Tech Garden in Central New York that goes beyond substantial direct investment. In addition to three grand prizes of up to $1 million, $600,000 and $400,000, the program also offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe.
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