Connie Chi is a serial entrepreneur and speaker. In 2016, she founded The Chi Group an award-winning marketing and branding agency humanizing lifestyle brands. This year Connie has started her fifth business as the co-founder of Cutie Con, a global cute expo featuring all things cute from fashion, tech, media, books, film, beauty and more. She’s been featured in Thrive Global, Elite Daily, Wealthy Gorilla, Money Inc, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, Readers Digest, and many more media outlets. She’s also authored a book, “Branding Without A Brand,” where she shares her secrets to creating brands and hosts a podcast called The Brand Academy Podcast.
Daniel Wallock is a marketer, heart condition survivor, and published author. Daniel’s done projects with over 50 companies including BMW i Ventures, BigCommerce, The American Heart Association, Amazon Studios, Girl’s Inc, and Sarah Lawrence College. Daniel has been interviewed about his work in The Huffington Post, Forbes, TheNextWeb, and he has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Entrepreneur, Inc, and Yahoo News.
Simon Kelly is Curator and Head of Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. He has published many books and articles on nineteenth and twentieth-century art including Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet (2013), Degas, Impressionism and the Paris Millinery Trade (2017), and the forthcoming Millet and Modern Art: From Van Gogh to Dalí (2019). He has curated numerous exhibitions, most recently on the prominent contemporary artists, Kehinde Wiley and Rachel Whiteread. Simon is English, has a BA from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the University of Oxford. He is married to Cleo and has a three-year-old daughter, Juliana.