BLOOMBERG TELEVISION, EDITOR-AT-LARGE
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Cory Johnson is an anchor and editor-at-large for Bloomberg Television. He appears daily on "Bloomberg West," Bloomberg TV's weekday program that covers innovation, technology and the future of business from the network's studio on the West Coast. Johnson provides in-depth coverage of Internet companies, social media, cloud computing and other developments in technology, media and entertainment.
Johnson brings significant experience in technology, finance and investigative journalism to his role at Bloomberg Television. Prior to joining Bloomberg in October 2010, Johnson was a hedge fund manager and private investor. As a portfolio manager at Kingsford Capital Management and an analyst at Cannell Capital LLC, he focused on value investing, short selling, forensic accounting and covering neglected equities in technology, industrials, oil and gas and other sectors.
Prior to his work in finance, Johnson served as CNBC's first-ever Silicon Valley correspondent, where he covered the H-P/Compaq merger, Google's IPO and fraud investigations at Global Crossing, Tenant Healthcare and Worldcom. Before joining CNBC in 2001, Johnson served for over ten years as a magazine writer and editor, covering business, crime and sports. He was a founding reporter for TheStreet.com and founded TheStreet.com's West Coast Bureau. Additionally, Johnson served as a writer-reporter at Time Inc., a senior editor at Vibe magazine and served as the founding editor-in-chief of the hip hop basketball magazine SLAM. He was featured in Houghton Miflin's "The Best American Sportswriters."
Johnson received his undergraduate degree from New York University and is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors.
Allen Saakyan is a polymath, empath, and science communicator. He hosts and produces Eureka! Science Comedy shows and Worlds Fair future festivals. Allen mentors entrepreneurs and presents profoundly enlightening talks across universities and corporations across topics like Spacetime, Evolution, Consciousness, Machine Intelligence, and Simulation Theory. Allen is also an energizing emcee, interviewer, and moderator who helps people breakthrough to their peak performance.
David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Institute and Publisher of The Independent Review. He received his B.S., A.B., and M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is a Juror for the 2017 Brock International Prize in Education, and books produced by Mr. Theroux have been the recipients of the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize, Templeton Freedom Award, two Mencken Awards for Best Book, seven Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards for Best Book, two Benjamin Franklin Awards, four Independent Publisher Book Awards, Peter Shaw Memorial Award, and three Choice Magazine Awards for Outstanding Book. He is Founder and President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California, and he was founding Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs for the Cato Institute and founding President of the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy.
Founder of Blockchain News, CryptoAsset Design Group, and Blockchain Partners Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive & entrepreneur who has guest lectured on innovation at MIT Media Lab, Oxford University, & the University of Koln, sat on media convergence panel at EU Digital Assembly in Brussels & run innovation workshops with companies such like BBC, ABC, CBC, NPO, RTL (DE & NL), Eurosport, NBCU, C4, ITV, Liberty Global, Seven Australia, ENGIE & others.
3 social media hackers come to show us how to grow our business when it comes to social media like instagram, twitter, and facebook
Jack Saba leads the panel about today's and future use of blockchain. Panel includes: Elizabeth Stark (Lightning Network) Jonathan Chester (Bitwage) Neeraj Srivastava (San Francisco Stock Exchange) Kat Kuzmeskas (Simply Vital Health)