Albert Samaha is an investigative journalist at BuzzFeed News. His reporting freed a man from prison, got a police chief fired, and changed laws in six states. His work has appeared in The New York Times, the Village Voice, and others. He’s the author of three books: Never Ran, Never Will, and the newly released Concepcion, which explores how immigrant optimism crashes into American reality.
Brooke Jarvis is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Wired, Harper's, and other publications. Her work has won the Livingston Award in National Reporting, as well as the Reporting Award from NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, and been a finalist for the PEN USA Literary Award in Journalism and the Livingston Award in International Reporting.
Left at London is the stage name of Nat Puff, a singer-songwriter from Seattle. Before launching her career as a musician, she built a large following on Vine, and she went viral with a video breaking down how to make a Tyler, the Creator song. She released her debut album, "t.i.a.p.f.y.h." in June.
As a Strategy Director at Gensler, Michelle Lee partners with clients to identify problems worth solving, ideas worth pursuing, and solutions for impact. Her portfolio of work includes large workplace campuses, hospitality-driven offices for boutique firms, innovation centers, retail, customer experience strategy and design, user engagement, and branding for technology, developer, and consumer brands. She strives to show up to interactions with a human-centered lens, inclusivity, and kindness.
Joanna was the executive producer of ABC Freeform’s highly acclaimed “The Bold Type,” which was inspired by her career. Joanna previously served as chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, where she was responsible for 300 publications globally. She joined Hearst in 2006 as editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, where she co-produced the Style Network’s unscripted show “Running in Heels”. She was also the on-air mentor for Project Runway AllStars and was named editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, the world’s largest women’s media brand, in 2012. A frequent commentator on media, business and women’s issues, Joanna is the author of “Love Rules” about relationships in the digital age, which is being made for TV by FX.
Derek Gordon is the Chief of Staff at Density-- Derek is a collaborative marketing, product, and ops leader who builds and coaches high-performing teams, and who values delivering on promises. Loves operating at the intersection of data and creative to reach and exceed stakeholder objectives, including shareholder value, customer delight, and employee pride. Superpowers in multi-channel storytelling that connects with prospects, builds pipelines, and delivers results. Experienced in building/executing Account-Based Marketing strategies, brand creation and building, and go-to-market tactical plans for new products and services.
Director of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and Sustainability.
As part of the Okta for Good team, Alison Colwell is the Director of ESG and Sustainability for Okta. With her cross-functional partners, Alison is leading the effort to build the ESG function at Okta and developing the company's climate strategy. She is very passionate about the interconnections of ESG issues, which include human rights, racial justice, and climate change/justice.