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Thursday, November 8 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Rising Stars Lighting Talks

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We are surrounded by rising stars - you know them. The people who are doing amazing things all around us, but might not be featured on prime time news for the world to see. DCWEEK wants to shine a light on the amazing changemakers among us. So join us for short keynote talks by some of America's most amazing minds and inspirational voices. 

Brian Wong, CEO, Kiip

Lisa Friedlander, Founder, Activity Rocket

Valerie Coffman, Founder, Feastie

Natalia Oberti Noguera, Director, Pipeline Fellowship


Speakers
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Valerie Coffman

CEO and Founder, Feastie
After earning a B.S. in Physics from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Cornell, Valerie spent five years at the National Institute of Science and Technology writing software for Materials Science research. She left N.I.S.T. in July 2011 to combine her talents for crunching numbers and programming with her love of cooking (and eating) great food by founding Feastie. She is also a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Carey... Read More →
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Lisa Friedlander

CEO, Activity Rocket LLC
I am a newly born entrepreneur who has grown more personally and professionally in the last year than in all my 20+ years of practicing law. I have had the great fortune of launching Activity Rocket - the ultimate go-to site for finding and scheduling your kids' activities - with my amazing co-founder Ilene Miller. Together we have embarked on an incredible journey, meeting amazing people, and being inspired every day! I continue to be constantly... Read More →
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Natalia Oberti Noguera

Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship
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Brian Wong

Co-founder & CEO, Kiip
Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), a category-creating mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising through an innovative platform that leverages “moments of achievement” in games and apps to simultaneously benefit users, developers and advertisers. Backed by Hummer Winblad, Relay Ventures, True Ventures, Verizon Ventures, and others, the company has raised $15.4 million in... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am
Artisphere 1101 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22209
  • Room Ballroom

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