Society

THE HIGHRISE SOCIETY IS A GLOBAL COLLECTIVE OF SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS DIGITAL LEADERS; A SOCIETY PASSIONATELY COMMITTED TO ADVANCING THE INNOVATION ECONOMY FOR THE GREATER GOOD OF HUMANITY

ROBERT BRENNAN HART
Founder and Executive Director

KEVIN SHEPHEARD
Co-Founder and Creative Director

JESSIE ADCOCK
Urban Innovation
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Chief Information and Technology Officer
at City of Vancouver

GALE BLANK
The Future of Retail
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Chief Information Officer
of Holt Renfrew

KATIE CLEARY
Digital Media
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Founder of Peace4Animals

RICHARD CORLEY
Clean Technology
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Partner and Head of Cleantech
Practice at Goodmans LLP

JOSHUA CRUMB
Financial Technology
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Founder of GoldMoney
and Abaxx Technologies

MICHELLE DENNEDY
The Connected Enterprise
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Chief Privacy Officer at Cisco

JIMMA ELLIOT-STEVENS
Digital and Intellectual Property Law
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Chief Privacy Officer and Legal
Counsel at Rackspace

FERESHTEH FOROUGH
The Future of Work
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Founder of Code2Inspire

VASU JAKKAL
Privacy
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Chief Privacy Officer at FireEye

LANCE JAMES
Cybersecurity
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Chief Scientist at FlashPoint

JOHN KOETSIER
Mobile and Artificial Intelligence
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Columnist at Forbes,
Business Insider and Inc.

MICHAEL KRYGIER
The Digital Democracy
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Deputy Chief Information Security
Officer and Head of Urban Technology
of City of New York

JOSHUA MCKENTY
Open Source
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CoFounder of OpenStack
and Piston Cloud

SHUCHI RANA
The New Economy
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Head of SAP.iO and UN Global
Digital Council Member

CHELSEA RUSTRUM
The Sharing Economy
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Blockchain and Sharing
Economy Advocate

DR. DAVID S. RICKETTS
The Future of Learning
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Chief Information Officer 
of Harvard University

NICOLE VERKINDT
The Future of Procurement
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Founder and Chief Executive Officer
of OMX

RHONDA VETERE
Women in Technology
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President, Data & Analytics Technology
of nThrive