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ChangeMakers: NYC



677 Fifth Avenue
Microsoft Store NYC Flagship
New York, NY 10022
United States


Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm


We are back with our third ChangeMakers: NYC speaker series! Join us at the Microsoft Store NYC Flagship for a night of networking and new ideas, be inspired by the stories of successes and trials. We have a very exciting speaker panel line-up, featuring Global Leaders Organization (GLO) Speakers and fellow NYC Entrepreneurs. The ChangeMakers: NYC event will feature discussions of ideas and insights from: Rachel Tipograph | Rachel considered herself amongst the digerati since the moment she became an eBay power user at 13. Forbes listed Rachel as one of its “30 under 30 Who Are Changing The World”, Marie Claire named her one of "The 50 Most Influential Women in America," Fast Company named her one of "The Most Creative People in Business", AdAge named her one of "The Most Creative People of The Year," AdWeek named her one of "The Young Influentials Shaping Business and Culture," Entrepreneur named her one of the "50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs," Business Insider named her one of “New York Tech’s Coolest People", Refinery29 named her one of its "Rising Female Tech Stars," The Wrap named her one of "The 11 Change Agents Disrupting Hollywood," and LinkedIn named her one of its "Next Wave: Top Professionals 35 & Under." After being the Global Director of Digital and Social Media at Gap where she oversaw strategy, implementation and measurement, Rachel traveled the world for 100 days and then founded MikMak, the first native commerce platform for the social video generation. Amani Martin | Founder and President of Peaceful Warrior Productions, a multi-media development, production and consulting company, specializing in documentary and branded content. Since forming Peaceful Warrior in 2010, Amani has created and produced shows for multiple networks and platforms [including XBOX, ESPN, BET, and the Esquire Network] as well as branded content for major corporations and non-profits. Prior to Peaceful Warrior, Amani was a Director of Production at HBO Sports where he produced the Emmy-winning documentary Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush, as well as ground-breaking journalism for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. Recently, he was a director of The Last Defense, a true crime docu-series, executive produced by Oscar winner Viola Davis, and airing on ABC in 2018. Pete Krainik | Founder and CEO of The CMO Club, Pete brings more than 35 years of experience in marketing, sales, IT and product management within the consumer goods, high tech, digital and software industries. He has successfully created and led the world’s most innovative and engaged community of over 700 CMOs, committed to helping each other solve their biggest challenges in a behind closed doors, candid, and trust worthy environment. He has also leveraged innovative technologies within integrated marketing, aligned IT with marketing and sales organizations, and combined the 'Art of Customer Engagement' with the 'Science of Hitting Your Numbers'. Pete has also led the launch of CMO Club Cares, a program for CMOs to leverage their insights and time to worthy charitable organizations. Vince Poscente | Vince Poscente is a New York Times bestselling author of seven books and is an in-demand motivational keynote speaker helping audiences overcome obstacles and maintain resiliency. He’s an Olympian and a Hall of Fame Speaker in both Canada and the USA. Over the past decade, Vince has led expeditions in the Himalayas to name mountains after everyday heroes. His ‘Full Speed Ahead’ and ‘Become a Local Hero’ keynotes deliver energy, humor and practical, take-home tools. He was rated by MPI/eSpeakers as one of the Top Ten Motivational Speakers in North America, and Meetings & Conventions named Vince a "Meeting Planners' Favorite Speaker". He is a Global Leaders Organisation (GLO) Speaker. The event will be hosted by Chris Gannett – Founder and Managing Member, CGR Ventures. Light appetizers and beverages will be provided.