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A VIEW FROM THE TOP
CHAIRMAN & CEO,
Hamid is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prologis. In 1983, Hamid co-founded the company's predecessor, AMB Property Corporation, and led it through its initial public offering in 1997, as well as its merger with Prologis in 2011. He has been a board member since the company’s inception and serves on the board’s executive committee.
Carol is the Chief Executive Officer of UPS. She is the 12th CEO in the 114-year history of the company. Before joining UPS, Carol served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Home Depot, Inc., one of the world’s largest retailers. She joined the company in 1995 as Vice President and Treasurer.
ANCHOR & SENIOR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, FORTUNE
Susie is a highly experienced anchor, reporter and writer for the nation’s most prestigious news organizations including PBS, CNBC, and Fortune Magazine. She is an award-winning national television financial journalist with extensive knowledge of U.S. and international business, economics, and markets.
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FOUNDER & CEO,
Jack is founder and CEO of Platform Science, an emerging company in the connected vehicle and transportation technology space. Previously, he was President of Qualcomm Enterprise Services, and President of Omnitracs, the leader in vehicle telematics. Jack is a veteran of News Corp, where he led their digital transition from a traditional media company into a “digital first” organization.
FOUNDER & CEO,
Andrew is founder and CEO of Outrider, a software and robotics company providing autonomous zero-emission yard operations for logistics hubs. Outrider is the pioneer in autonomous yard operations, helping large enterprises improve safety and increase efficiency. Previously, he was founder and CEO of ATDynamics, an Inc. Magazine Top 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.
Will leads Prologis Ventures, the venture capital, innovation and corporate development arm of Prologis. With over 22 years of experience in both real estate and technology, he heads efforts to invest in cutting-edge technology for supply-chain logistics and real estate. Will joined legacy AMB in 2003 and established a successful track record of building and acquiring investment platforms and companies globally.
FUTURE CORRESPONDENT, AXIOS
Bryan Walsh is the Future Correspondent for Axios. He covers emerging technology and coming trends in politics, work, warfare and more. Previously he was the interim editor-in-chief of the science and technology publication OneZero, which he helped launch. He was the international editor for TIME magazine, and before that covered climate change, energy and the environment.
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CEO, JOBS FOR THE FUTURE (JFF)
Maria Flynn is president and CEO of JFF, a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems. Maria’s commitment to JFF’s vision of economic advancement for all and her leadership in workforce policy have made her a national authority on the future of work, the role of technology in the labor market, career pathways for underserved individuals, and employer engagement.
ANDY VAN KLEUNEN
CEO, NATIONAL SKILLS COALITION
Andy Van Kleunen is the Chief Executive Officer of National Skills Coalition, which he founded in 2000 in collaboration with leaders from the workforce development and philanthropic communities. Andy serves as a trusted, nonpartisan resource to governors, members of Congress, White House officials, and state and federal agencies – helping policymakers develop and implement workforce policy solutions that expand economic opportunity for every worker, every business, and every industry.
EVP GLOBAL EDITORIAL, EDELMAN & FORMER SENIOR EDITOR, FAST COMPANY
A writer, editor, and author with 20 years of experience at newspapers, magazines, and digital media, Tyler joined Edelman in early 2014 and leads The BlueRoom, Edelman’s social-first content studio, as well as editorial content across the agency. He was most recently editorial director at Fast Company, where his work helped win an ASME award for General Excellence.
DR. LEE KINDBERG
HEAD OF ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
MAERSK NORTH AMERICA
Dr. Kindberg is the head of environment and sustainability for Maersk in North America, responsible for vessel compliance and initiatives, stakeholder outreach and customer support on supply chain sustainability. She serves/served on numerous boards including the Marine Board of the U.S. National Academies of Science, the Transportation Research Board’s committee on Marine Environment, the U.S. EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, and co-chaired the EPA Ports Workgroup.
VP REAL ESTATE EXCELLENCE, DHL
Huw Phillips leads the Real Estate Excellence function within Corporate Real Estate (CRE). He also has global responsibility for Sustainability within CRE and ensuring delivery of the recently published ESG commitments. He has successfully implemented global infrastructure change projects for organizations such as EDS, Citicorp, Volkswagen and Audi.
CEO, GLADSTEIN, NEANDROSS & ASSOCIATES
Erik Neandross is CEO of Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, a leading national consulting firm specializing in the market development of advanced, zero and near-zero emission alternative fuel technologies for the on- and off-road commercial transportation sectors. He regularly advises executive leadership teams for some of the largest companies in the transportation technology and energy industries, as well as public sector representatives including governors, mayors, energy and transportation committees, and appointed officials.
NANETTE DIAZ BARRAGÁN
ATTORNEY & CONGRESSWOMAN U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in Nov 2016, Nanette Diaz Barragán is the first Latina ever to represent California’s 44th Congressional district. She is Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and a member of the Progressive Caucus. She serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security, where she chairs the subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation and Operations, and serves on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
SVP GLOBAL HEAD OF EV CHARGING, PROLOGIS
Henrik Holland joined Prologis this year as the global head of EV Charging. Previously he was COO at Greenlots, a global EV charging company, where he built and led the Customer Solutions and Operations team. He spent 18 years at Shell in variety of roles including head of Electric Mobility Corporate Development, built the Distributed Energy business, led cleantech investing for Shell Ventures. He is a Techstars Startup Mentor and a member of NYSERDA's Investor Advirsory Board.
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FINANCIAL JOURNALIST & NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR
A sharp observer of politics, finance, and the evolution of American culture, Michael Lewis combines keen insight with his signature wit, making him one of today’s leading social commentators. He has published 16 books, on subjects ranging from politics to Wall Street including The Fifth Risk, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short and his newest book, The Premonition: A Pandemic Story.
SVP GLOBAL HEAD OF EV CHARGING, PROLOGIS
As Senior Vice President Investor Relations for Prologis, Tracy Ward serves as the primary spokesperson for the investor community regarding the company's strategy, performance, and competitive differentiation. Prior to joining Prologis in 2006, Tracy was with Gap, Inc. where she served as Director of Store Planning for North America. Prior, she was with The North Face, Inc., responsible for dealer relations, space planning and design.