Fast Company Innovation Festival 2018 - 92Y, New York

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Fast Company Innovation Festival 2018

Oct 23, 2018

The fourth annual Fast Company Innovation Festival promises to be their most ambitious and energizing event ever. Taking place across New York City, the festival will feature more than 150 dynamic events in content tracks ranging from tech to design, leadership to creativity, fashion to healthcare, and more.

Livestream schedule (all times ET):


10 am - The Enduring Power of Live Performance Kerry Washington, Actress, Director, Producer, and Activist

11 am - The Platform Is the Master: Disrupting and Reshaping Fragmented Industries Shan-Lyn Ma, Cofounder and CEO, Zola; Robert Reffkin, Founder and CEO, Compass; and José Neves, Founder, Cochairman, and CEO, Farfetch

12 pm - The Manager: Scooter Braun on Talent, Investing, and Marketing to Global Audiences Scooter Braun, Founder, SB Projects

1 pm - Flipping the Script: Blumhouse and Amazon Studios Are Rewriting the Rules of Media Jason Blum, Founder, Blumhouse Productions, and Jennifer Salke, Head, Amazon Studios

2 pm - Are You Experienced? How Live Nation and Barneys New York are Wooing the Young Consumer Featuring Russell Wallach, President, Live Nation Media and Sponsorship; and Daniella Vitale, CEO, Barneys New York


11 am - How Tory Burch Learned to Embrace Ambition and Build a $3 Billion Brand Tory Burch, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch LLC

12 pm - Pure “Genius:” Remaking a Legacy and Finding the Next Generation of Prestige Content Brian Grazer, Cofounder, Imagine Entertainment, and Courteney Monroe, CEO, National Geographic Networks

1 pm - Pharrell Williams and Illumination’s Chris Meledandri on Creativity and Collaboration

2 pm - Cult Brands Grow Up Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, Cofounders, theSkimm; and Jen Berrent, Chief Operating Officer, WeWork

3 pm - Both Sides Now: How Apple and the Ford Foundation Take on the World’s Biggest Problems Lisa Jackson, Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, Apple, and Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation


10 am - Building Brands and Delighting Fans: Nurturing Talent and Creating Compelling Content in the Digital Age Adam Silver, Commissioner, NBA, and Richard L. Plepler, Chairman and CEO, HBO

11 am - View From the Top: Leadership and Values in Uncertain Times Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta Air Lines and Sara Blakely, Founder and CEO, Spanx

12 pm - Pioneers With Purpose: Entrepreneurship and Empowerment With the Founders of Bumble and DVF Diane von Furstenberg, Founder and Chairman, DVF Studio, and Whitney Wolfe Herd, Founder and CEO, Bumble

1 pm - "Farm" Fresh: Inside Jennifer Garner and John Foraker’s Burgeoning Organic Brand Jennifer Garner, Actress, Cofounder, and Chief Brand Officer, Once Upon a Farm, and John Foraker, Cofounder and CEO, Once Upon a Farm

2 pm - American Original: A Conversation with Levi Strauss & Co.'s Chip Bergh

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