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Our Past New York City Speakers
Maya Cohen Prosor
VP of Business Development & Partnerships @ Lemonade
Maya Prosor is a founding team member and the VP of Business Development and Partnerships at Lemonade, a licensed insurance carrier, offering homeowners and renters insurance powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics. She previously worked at Powermat Technologies the world leader in wireless charging, heading all US partnerships including: Starbucks, McDonald’s the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and more. Maya served at the Israeli Air Force (IAF) as a defense officer‐ receiving a certificate of honors for her performance in the second Lebanese war (2006) She holds a B.A cum laude from IDC university and is also a graduate of the Zell entrepreneurship program at the IDC.
Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer @ Eight
Alexandra is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Eight, a technology company focused on helping people sleep better through data and connected home products. In 2017, she was named by Forbes to the 30 Under 30 list of young professionals making an impact in the Consumer Technology industry. The same year, she spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on the topic of longevity, sleep and technology. Prior to Eight, Alexandra worked at various startups, academic institutions, and Wall Street organizations. She was raised in Tijuana, Mexico and now lives in New York City. She holds a B.S. in Communication Science from Tecnologico de Monterrey.
Executive Producer @ Mic
Sarah Singer is Mic’s executive producer where she manages a team focused on building new video formats and expanding Mic’s video offerings. Previously, she was Mic’s director of innovation as well as managing editor.
Executive Director @ Citymeals on Wheels
Beth Shapiro is Executive Director of Citymeals on Wheels. One of the largest meals on wheels programs in the country, Citymeals provides a continuous lifeline of nourishing meals and vital companionship to New York City’s homebound elderly. Beth has also launched several new initiatives, including Chefs Deliver which takes some of the city’s best chefs out of their kitchens to deliver specially prepared meals to their frail aged neighbors.
VP of People @ Warby Parker
Susan Lee is currently the VP or People at Warby Parker. She is an HR Executive committed to the constant challenging, improving, and innovating of the talent function in companies. Her approach is to meld her experience at technology and media startups at various stages of growth, with her passions for employee branding, organizational development, social consciousness, and an entrepreneurial spirit, to make meaningful impact to the landscape of how work is being done. Susan is an avid snowboarder, romance reader, bourbon drinker, and realty tv watcher…all of which she firmly believes makes her better at her job.
SVP, Member Strategy & Operations @ Oscar Health
Chelsea Cooper leads Oscar Health’s effort to deliver an improved healthcare experience for its members. As SVP of Member Strategy & Operations, she oversees Member Operations, the Oscar Health Center, Telemedicine, and Population Health teams. She also sits on Oscar’s Leadership Committee. Chelsea graduated from Brown and worked at Goldman Sachs before relocating to San Francisco as an early employee and COO of Samasource, a social enterprise tech start-up. She attended London Business School for her MBA as a women-in-business scholar, during which she launched and ran Uber in the UK as its inaugural GM.
Senior Manager @ Bleacher Report
Adena Andrews, is currently a Senior Manager at Bleacher Report where she supervises a team of creatives tasked with capturing the moments that move sports internet culture. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California (B.A. Print Journalism ’07) and Georgia State University (M.S. Sports Administration ’11) and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. A native of Long Island, N.Y., she currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
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