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Theme: Innovation Through Diversity & Inclusion

This event occurred on
October 18, 2013
9:00am - 4:30pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Springfield, MA
United States

Springfield is the "City of Firsts" - the first basketball game, the first motorcycle, the first "Springfield". This event will focus on how to use our diversity to bring back the innovation.

MassMutual Headquarters
1295 State Street
Springfield, MA, 01103
United States
Event type:
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Kristian Ribberstrom

Medici Group

Patricia Florissi

Global CTO for Sales, EMC

Katherine Otway


Jon Thomas

Tap Cancer Out

Maureen Connolly

Maureen Connolly Management, Inc.

Keisha Ashe

Many Mentors

Lise Poulos


Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown Consulting

Ross Desmond

Oracle Corp.

Brian Mullen

Therapeutic Systems

Guy McClain

Springfield Historical Museum

Hasib Muhammad

Greening Forward

Zachary Holland

Jasmine Jiles

Student, Springfield College

Rishi Bhalerao

Patients Like Me

Guy McClain

Springfield Historical Museum

Walter Swanson

Wilbraham & Monson Academy

Organizing team


Hartford, CT, United States
  • Bill Dougherty
    Speech Team Leader
  • Grant Ritter
    TED Videos Selection Team Leader
  • Albert Halberstadt
    Logistics & Planning Team Leader
  • Liz Canavan
    Technology Team Leader
  • Kathleen Mayko
    Attendees & Guests Team Leader
  • Seamus Gahan
    Web Team Leader
  • Jason Polonski
    Social Media Team Leader
  • Ann Allen
    Project Manager
  • Jill Vancour
  • Priya Srinivasan
    Program Assistance
  • Mukesh Sharma
  • Lorie Valle-Yanez
    Program and Speaker Assistance
  • Pasha Benton
    Marketing co-Leader
  • MarySue Gailey
    Marketing co-Leader
  • Nick Criscitelli
    Rules Maven