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Judi Allen
SVP, Client Solutions
Sharon Alston
VP, Human Resources
TV One
Victoria Arlen
Paralympic Gold Medalist and ESPN Reporter
Kenetta Bailey
Managing Partner, Chief Brand Strategist
Maxus, a GroupM agency
Jennifer Ball
EVP, Content Distribution & Marketing
Univision Communications, Inc.
Liz Bentley
Liz Bentley Associates
Kim Bondy
SVP, Programs & Documentaries
Al Jazeera America
Deborah Brecher
Managing Director, Management Consulting
Maria Caso
Executive Professional Coach
Conversations with Maria Caso
Shannon Cassidy
Founder & CEO
bridge between, inc.
Sherita T. Ceasar
SVP, Technology Environments & Strategy
Sean Coar
GVP, Strategy & Business Decisions, Media
Time Warner Cable Inc.
David L. Cohen
Sr. EVP & Chief Diversity Officer
Comcast Corporation
Italia Commisso Weinand
EVP, Programming & Human Resources
Mediacom Communications Corp
Jocelyn Cooley
SVP, Human Resources and Global Talent Acquisition
Viacom Media Networks
Terry Cordova
SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Engineering
Suddenlink Communications
Anne Cowan
Acting President & CEO
Margaret Craig
Brenda Dennis
Sr. Director, WW Sales Strategy & Growth Acceleration
Kristin Dolan
Chief Operating Officer
Cablevision Systems Corp.
Patrick J. Esser
Cox Communciations
Tamara Franklin
EVP, Digital
Scripps Networks Interactive
Dany Garcia
Co-Founder, Seven Bucks Productions; Founder
The Garcia Companies (IFBB Pro Women's Physique Bodybuilder)
Laura Garnett
Performance Strategist
Garnett Consulting, LLC
Amy Geary
VP, Sales & Business Development, Content Distribution
Viacom Media Networks
Cynthia Gibson
EVP & Chief Legal Officer
Scripps Networks Interactive
Joan Gillman
EVP & COO, Media Services
Time Warner Cable
Stacy Green
EVP, Global HR & Facilities
A+E Networks
Leslyn Headland
American Playwright, Screenwriter & Director
IFC Films
Nikki Heise 
Leadership Coach
Ridgeline Coaching
Thao Hoang
SVP, Business Development
Defy Media
Lisa A. Hook
President & CEO
Neustar, Inc.
Sandra K. Howe
Executive Vice President and President, Americas
Technetix Inc
Kimberly Hulsey
VP, Legal & Government Affairs
Scripps Networks Interactive
Henna Inam
Transformational Leadership
Joelle K. Jay, PhD
Leadership Research Institute
Marva Johnson
VP, State Government Affairs - South Region
Charter Communications
Danette Johnson
Lead Learning & Organizational Development Consultant, People Development
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Meagan Johnson
Generational Humorist & Trainer
Johnson Training Group
Deena Kolbert
International Coach
Deena Kolbert & Co.
Hoda Kotb
Co-Host, The Today Show
Ellen Kroner
Advisor, Marketing Communications Management & Strategy
Jeanine Liburd
EVP, Communications & Public Affairs
BET Networks
Alfred C. Liggins, III
CEO & Chairman
TV One
Stacy London
TLC's Love, Lust or Run
Alan Lui
Time Warner Cable
Gail MacKinnon
EVP & Chief Government Relations Officer
Wendy L. Mantel
Mantel Coaching, Inc.
Merrylue Martin
VP, Comcast University - West Division
Margaret McLean Walsh 
Executive Coach
McLean Walsh LLC
Joanne Miller
Inspiration Champion & Owner
i2i Results
Stephanie Mitchko
Cross MediaWorks
Terri Moore
Senior Consultant, Leadership & Talent
Korn Ferry International
Joe Navarro
JNForensics, LLC
Sue Negrey
Coach 2 Achieve
Susan Packard
Author; Co-Founder
HGTV & Scripps Networks Interactive
Kathy Payne
SVP & Chief Programming Officer
Maria Popo
President & Chief Business Officer
Ubee Interactive, Inc.
David M. Porter, Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director
Walter Kaitz Foundation
Michael Powell
President & CEO
Courtney Reagan
Retail Reporter
Michelle Rice
General Manager
TV One
Paul Richardson
Chief Diversity Officer, The Walt Disney Company; SVP, HR
ESPN, Inc.
Wendy Robison
Head of Learning & Development
Colette Rubio
SVP, Information Technology
Home Box Office, Inc.
Robin Schletter
Executive Coach
AIIR Consulting
Colleen Schmidt
SVP, HR Business Partner
Cablevision Systems Corporation
Lisa Schwartz
EVP, Distribution, Operations & Business Development
IFC Films & Sundance Selects
Jamie Shapiro
Executive Coach, Nutritionist & CEO
Veronica Sheehan
Senior Global Media Executive
Egypt Sherrod
HGTV Host; Author & Speaker; CEO
The Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group
Lionel Shockness
Senior Consultant
Proteus International
Ora Shtull
Author, The Glass Elevator; Executive Coach
Ora Coaching Ltd.
Prim Siripipat
Misty Skedgell
Skedgell Communications
Hilary Smith
SVP, Corporate Communications
Nancy Snell
Business Productivity and ADHD Coach
Nancy Snell & Associates, Inc.
Martha Soehren
Chief Talent Development Officer & SVP
Comcast University
Marinella Soldi
President & Managing Director, Discovery Networks Southern Europe
Discovery Communications
Michelle Strong
SVP, Distribution
A+E Networks
Susan Tabor-Kleiman, J.D.
Your Professional Writer
Melody Tan
SVP, Strategy & Business Operations, Content Distribution & Marketing
Viacom Media Networks
Stevie Toepke
Lead Facilitator & Consultant
The Frontier Project
Gemma Toner
Media and Telecommunications Executive
Laura Vanderkam
Researcher and Author
I Know How She Does It
Carol Watson
Founder / Chief Thriver
ThriveV.com; Tangerine Watson, Inc.
Leigh Woisard
SVP, Corporate Public Affairs
Cox Communications
Suzanne L. Young
Founder, CEO & Managing Member
FTS Strategics, LLC