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A Call For Speakers – #140Conf 2012 – NYC – June 19/20

The #140conf will be returning to the 92nd Street Y on June 19-20, 2012, where we will once again be exploring “The State of NOW.”

This event is expected to be the largest worldwide gathering of people interested in the effects of the real-time Internet on both business and “me” the people.  View the 2012 event website here.

As people’s voices continue to be heard worldwide, and as we in the States will be entering the final lap of a US Presidential election cycle, the theme for our 2012 event is “Finding and Sharing Meaning.”  


Since 2009, some of the 800+ past speakers at our #140conf family of events include:

Aaron Bleyaert (@BigBley) – Tonight Show Blogger, Celebrity Twitter Tracker
Aaron Ray (@redbaron1200s) – Partner & Head of Digital, The Collective
Aaron Strout (@AaronStrout) – CMO, Powered, Inc.
Abdul Khan (@ImHungryinLA) – Co-founder, Verso Entertainment
Adam Hirsch (@adamhirsch) – COO, Mashable.com
Adam Ostrow (@adamostrow) – Editor-in-Chief, Mashable
Adam Rifkin (@AdamRifkin) – Writer / Director, LOOK
AJ Leon (@ajleon) – Chief Maker of Trouble, Pursuit of Everything
Al Seckel (@insightfultoo) – Cognitive Neuroscientist
Ala Shiban (@AlaShiban) – Entrepreneur and Software Engineer
Alex Bellinger (@alexbellinger) – Journalist; Founder, SmallBizPod
Alexia Tsotsis (@alexiatsotsis) – Tech/Business Lifestyle Reporter, LA Weekly
Alexis Maybank (@giltfounder) – Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Gilt Groupe
Alf LaMont (@Alflamont) – The Comedy Story
Ali Cobrin (@AliCobrin) – Actress
Alice Wilder (@alicewilder) – Psychologist and maker of Kidos, Blues Clues, Super Why and Think Ink
Alicia Ybarbo (@AliciaYbarbo) – Producer, Today Show at NBC News + co-author “Today’s Moms”
Alison Kramer (@nummiesbras) – Owner of Nummies Nursing Bras
Alissa Sheley (@alissasheley) – Director of Social Media, Jones Huyett Partners
Aliza Sherman (@alizasherman)
Alon Idan  (@haaretz) – Senior editor, Haaretz
Alon Nir (@TheKotel) – Founder, Tweet Your Prayers
Amanda Greene (@LAlupusLady) – Alliance for Lupus Research
Amanda Rose (@amanda) – Founder, @twestival
Amber Rae (@heyamberrae) – creative catalyst +  chief evangelist @projectdomino.
Ami Ben Bassat – CEO, StartupSeeds.com
Ami Greko (@ami_with_an_i) – Digital Marketing Manager, Macmillan.
Amit Shafrir (@ashafrir) – President, Badoo
Amy Cao (@amyblogschow) – Head of Community at @Foodspotting and creator of Stupidly Simple Snacks
Amy DeMaria (@CF_Foundation) – Sr. Vice President of Communications, Cystic Fibrosis
Amy Martin (@DigitalRoyalty) – Digital Royalty
Amy Rosenblum – TV Producer
Amy Sample Ward (@amyrsward) – connecting social change/benefit groups to social media tools 
Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) – National Correspondent for Air America radio
Andrea Syrtash (@AndreaSyrtash) – Author of ‘He’s Just Not Your Type (And That’s a Good Thing)
Andrew Keen (@ajkeen) – Author, Cult of The Amateur: How the Internet is Killing our Culture
Andrew Kneale (@andrewkneale) – Transatlantic Project Coordinator. British Council 
Andrew Lih (@fuzheado) – Author of The Wikipedia Revolution; dir of new media at USC Annenberg
Andrew Nystrom @ LAT (@latimesnystrom) – Digital Media Strategist, Los Angeles Times
Andrew Pergam (@pergam) – Editorial Director, The Institute for Interactive Journalism
Andrew Rasiej (@Rasiej) – Founder Personal Democracy Forum; Chairman NY Tech Meetup
Andy Carvin (@acarvin) – Senior strategist at NPR
Andy Dixon (@andydixn) – ex-con with convictions
Andy Grammer (@andygrammer) – Music Artist
Angela Shelton (@angelashelton) – Performer Writer Storyteller Filmmaker Teacher Artist
Angela Yee (@angelayee) – The Breakfast Club, Power 105.1
Anissa Mayhew (@AnissaMayhew)
Ann Curry (@AnnCurry) – Co-host of NBC’s Today Show
Annie Duke (@RealAnnieDuke) – Professional Poker Player and Celebrity Apprentice Contestant
Anthony Rotolo (@rotolo) – Professor, Syracuse University
Anthony Smith (@AnthonySmithHQ) – Singer, Songwriter
Aparna Vashisht (@Parentella) – Founder, Parentella
Arianna Huf?ngton (@ariannahuff) – Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Huf?ngton Post
Aviva Balaish – School principal, Ganim school, Ganey Tikva
Avner Ronen (@avneron) – CEO, co-founder, Boxee
Babs Rangaiah (@babs26) – Vice President, Global Comms Planning, Unilever
Barry Schuler (@BSchuler) – former CEO of AOL, Managing Director DFJ Growth Fund
Baruch Lipner (@TmuraIL) – Executive Director, Tmura
Bassie Shemtov (@BassieShemtov) – Founder and Director of Friendship Circle in Michigan
Becky McCray (@BeckyMcCray) – Founder, Small Biz Survival, co-host #140conf SmallTown
Ben Parr (@BenParr) – Associate Editor, Mashable
Benjamen Walker (@benjamenwalker) – Senior Culture Producer, WNYC
Bernard Desarnauts (@bernard_d) – SVP International & GM Europe, Glam Media
Betsy Aoki (@bing)
Beverly Robertson (@marchofdimes) – National Director, Pregnancy & Newborn Health Education
Bijan Sabet (@bijan) – General Partner, Spark Capital
Billy Bush (@BillyBush) – Co-host, Access Hollywood
Bob Watson (@TopBrokerOC) – founder, Social Media Mastermind Orange County
Boyd Hilton (@boydhilton) – TV Editor for Heat Magazine (UK)
Brad Hunstable (@bhunstable) – co-founder, Ustream.tv
Brad Wyman (@bradwyman) – Director of Programming of WyTv
Brandon Litman (@onedayonearth) – Executive Producer, One Day on Earth
Brenda Blackmon (@brendablackmon) – Journalist, Author “A Mom’s Story”
Brett Trout (@BrettTrout) – Patent Lawyer, Author of Cyber Law
Brian Moran (@BrianMoran) – Founder/Pres Moran Media Group
Brian Morrissey (@bmorrissey) – Digital Editor at Adweek
Brian Simpson (@bsimi) – Director of Zen Chaos
Brian Solis (@briansolis) – Principal of FutureWorks
Brian White (@BrianKOLD) – Reporter, KOLD Tucson, On-Air Online
Brittany Laughlin (@bLocks8) – Co-Founder, Gtrot
Bronwen Clune (@bronwen) – CEO, Norg Media
Bronwyn Barnes (@InStyle) – Associate Entertainment Editor for InStyle.com
Brook Lundy (@someecards) – Co-Founder and Head Writer, someecards
Bruce Upbin (@bupbin) – Managing Editor at Forbes
C.C. Chapman (@cc_chapman) – Campfire Creative Director, Photographer, Storyteller (moderator)
Callie Kimball (@calindrome) – Project Manager, Media Works at NBC Universal, and Playwright.
Caprice Young (@capriceyoung) – President and CEO, KC Distance Learning
Carlos Sanchez (@Sneakgeekz)
CarmenElena Mitchell (@therealgirls) – Creator, “The Real Girls Guide to Everything Else” Web Series
Carri Bugbee (@peggyolson)
Cash Warren (@cash_warren) – producer, entrepreneur, president of Verso Entertainment.
Cathy Brooks (@CathyBrooks) – Raconteur/Founder Other Than That
Cathy Dahn (@GastronomyBlog) – Food Blogger
Cathy DeBuono (@cathydebuono) – Actress, Producer, Psychotherapist
Chamillionaire (@chamillionaire) – Music Artist
Chelsea Marti (@TTaxChels) – Manager, PR & Social Media, Intuit
Chief Dan Alexander (@bocachief) – Chief of Police, Boca Raton, FL
Chris Bartlett (@harveymilk)
Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan) – President, New Marketing Labs
Chris Lehmann (@chrislehmann) – Principal of the Science Leadership Academy
Chris Sacca (@sacca)
Christian Payne (@Documentally) – Freelance Journalist/Ourmaninside.com
Christine Miserandino (@bydls) – Created the #spoonieAuthor “The Spoon Theory”
Christopher R. Weingarten (@1000TimesYes) – Music Writer, RollingStone.com and Village Voice
Colleen Lindsay (@ColleenLindsay) – Literary Agent, FinePrint
Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) – Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
Craig Engler (@Craigatscifi) – SVP and GM of Sci Fi Digital.
Craig Newmark (@craignewmark) – founder, Craigslist
Cyndi Stivers – Managing editor, EW.com
Dan Feld (@dan_feld) – Regional Sales Manager EEMEA, Amazon Web Services
Dan Gillmor (@dangillmor) – A life in media — music, newspapers, online, books, investing and education.
Dan Lewis (@sesamestreet) – Director of New Media Communications @sesamestreet.
Daphni Leef (@DaphniNLeef) – Film Editor, Israel’s Tent Protest Pioneer
Dave Winer (@davewiner) – Software developer, Entrepreneur, and Writer
David Berkowitz (@dberkowitz) – Emerging Media Director, 360i
David Broza (@DavidBroza) – Music Artist
David Carr (@carr2n) – Writes Media Equation column, blogs @ Decoder & covers pop culture at NY Times
David DeVore (@daviddentist) – Dad, David After Dentist
David Saranga (@DavidSaranga) – Consul for Media and Public Affairs at the Israeli Consulate in New York
David Sarno (@dsarno) – Internet Business Reporter, LA Times
David Wild (@Wildaboutmusic) – TV Writer, Rolling Stone Contributing Editor, Huff Po Blogger, 
Dean Landsman (@DeanLand) – Media and Communications specialist
Debbie Stier (@debbiestier) – SVP, Associate Publisher, Harper Studio
Deborah Berebichez (@thesciencebabe)
Debra Bowen (@DBowen) – Secretary of State, California
Debra Eckerling (@WriteOnOnline) – Bringing Community to Writers around the World
Deepak Chopra (@DeepakChopra) – Author
Dennis Allen (@dennis_allen) – Golf Industry Veteran
Dennis Crowley (@dens) – co-founder, Foursquare
Derrick N Ashong (@ashong) – musician, artist, activist, and entrepreneur.
Diane Birch (@dianebirch) – Recording Artist
DJ Khaled (@TheRealDJKhaled) – Music Artist
Dominic Arellano (@theFewRecords) – Founder of The Few Records
Donna DeDario (@StarlightOnline) – Director, Starlight Children’s Foundation
Donny Deutsch (@Donny_Deutsch) – Television Host & Chairman, Deutsch Inc.
Doug Benson (@DougBenson) – Stand-up Comedian; Contestant on Last Comic Standing
Doug Jones (@actordougjones) – Television and Film Actor
Drew Olanoff (@drew)
Dror Feuer (@drorfo) – Globes columnist
Dudi Balsar (@dudbalsar) – Entrepreneur, Model
Duncan Mitchell (@someecards) – CEO @sommeecards
Ebony Rhiney-James (@EbonyRJ) – Digital Marketing Manager at Warner Music Group
Efraim Shamir (@fshamir) – Music Artist
Elon James White (@elonjames) – Comedian and Social Critic
Eric “CandyMan” Nash (@onelovecandyman) – Street Performer: Artist, Dancer, Actor
Eric Brown (@Eric_Urbane) – Founder, The Urbane Way
Eric Sheninger (@NMHS_Principal) – New Milford High School, NJ
Eric Weaver (@Weave) – VP Digital Strategy and evANTgelist, Ant’s Eye View
Erick Schonfeld (@erickschonfeld) – co-editor, TechCrunch
Erik Oberholtzer (@TenderGreens) – Chefs at Tender Greens, garden to table, sustainable cuisine
Erik Proulx (@eproulx) – Creator of Lemonade. Founder of Please Feed The Animals.
Erik Trinidad (@FancyFastFood) – Recipe Blogger, “Fancy Fast Food”, fast food critic for The Huffington Post.
Estrella Rosenberg (@charityestrella) – Founder, Big Love Little Heart
Etan Horowitz (@etanowitz) – Technology writer, Orlando Sentinel
Evan M. O’Neil (@gpi) – Global Policy Innovations Magazine
Evan Seinfeld (@EvanSeinfeldXXX) – ead Singer/Bassist for Biohazard, CEO RockStarPornStar
Fabien Cousteau (@FCousteau) – Eldest grandson of Jacques Yves Cousteau; Explorer
FakeJerry Paffendorf (@WELLO) – Artist, futurist, entrepreneur
Fred Jacobs (@fnjacobs) – President, Jacobs Media and Creator of the Classic Rock Format.
Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) – is a VC and principal of Union Square Ventures.
Gaby Zwaan (@gaby407) – Artist
Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) – Host of Wine Library TV, Author
Gavin Purcell (@gavinpurcell) – Producer, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Geo Geller (@geogeller) – Artist, Photographer, Humanitarian
George Haines (@George_Haines) – Technology Teacher, Sts. Philip and James School
George Ruiz (@georgeruiz) – Head of New Media, Senior Vice-President Business Affairs at ICM
Gerd Leonhard (@gleonhard) – Media Futurist, Author, Blogger
Gigi Belmonico (@GigiBelmonico) – Image Expert, Glamour Girl and Bombshell Coach
Glenn Manishin (@glennm) – Tech Lawyer, Web Pioneer
Greg Dalesandre (@gregd) – Product Manager, Google Wave
Greg Falken (@GregF) – Tuolumne, California
Greg Grunberg (@greggrunberg) – American television actor
Greg Johnson – SVP, Executive Creative Director & Head of Digital, William Morris Agency
Guy Zohar (@guyzo) – Anchorman at Channel 10 (Israel)
Hammer (@MCHammer) – Music Artist
Hank Wasiak (@hankwasiak) – Author, TV Host, Ad Guy – The Concept Farm
Hjortur Smarason (@hjortur) – Editor in chief: IMinnovation.org; Co-founder: IfTheWorldCouldVote.com
Howard Lindzon (@howardlindzon) – Wallstrip Creator, Hedge Fund Manager, and StockTwits.com
Hubert Sawyers III (@HubertGAM) – Digital Marketing Strategist
Iain Dodsworth (@iaindodsworth)
Ian Spector (@IanJSpector) – Entrepreneur, Bestselling humorist/creator of Chuck Norris Facts
Ilene Chaiken (@ilenechaiken) – co-creator, writer and exec producer of the television series The L Word.
Imal Wagner (@imalwagner) – branding communications innovator for emerging media
Irad Eshel (@irad) – Producer
Itay Mautner – Curator, Artistic director & Media person 
Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) – EVP of Development and Acquisitions, The Trump Oganization
Ivri Lider (@ivrilider) – Artist
Jack Dorsey (@jack) – co-founder & Chairman, twitter
Jack Gray (@jackgraycnn) – Producer/Writer for Anderson Cooper 360
Jacob Ner-David (@nerdavid) – co-founder, 3Rings
Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) – Correspondent, AMC News; Executive Director, Why Tuesday?
James Cox (@imajes)
James Poulter (@jamespoulter) – Digital Strategist for Ogilvy PR
Jason Gittinger (@jgittinger) – Head of The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music 
Jason Linkins (@dceiver) – Editor of the Huffington Post’s “Eat The Press” blog.
Jason Pollock (@Jason_Pollock) – Filmmaker, Writer, and Activist.
Jay Ehret (@themarketingguy) – Chief Officer of Awesomeness, The Marketing Spot
Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) – Journalism professor, NYU
Jeff Dachis (@jeffdachis) – CEO, Dachis Corporation; Senior Partner, Bond Art + Science
Jeff Fowle (@JeffFowle) – Owner-Operator / President, KK Bar Ranch & AgChat Foundation
Jeff Jarvis (@jeffjarvis) – Professor, Blogger, Author
Jeff Newelt (@JahFurry) – Editor, The Pekar Project; Comics Editor, HEEB, SMITH, & ROYAL FLUSH Mags
Jeffrey Hayzlett (@JeffreyHayzlett) – Author, ex-CMO Kodak
Jeffrey Pollack (@JeffreyPollack) – Commissioner, World Series of Poker
Jeffrey Sass (@sass) – VP Business Development and Chief Evangelist, Myxer
Jennifer Cisney (@kodakCB) – Kodak’s Chief Blogger & Social Media Manager
Jennifer Preston (@NYT_JenPreston) – Writer, New York Times
Jeramie McPeek (@SunsWebmaster) – Webmaster, Phoenix Suns
Jeremy Epstein (@jer979) – Marketing Navigator, Never Stop Marketing
Jeremy Welt (@jblogg) – SVP of New Media at Warner Bros Records
Jerry Paffendorf (@WELLO) – Co-Founder/Creative Director of LOVELAND
Jessey Pacho (@ArtofPhade) – Graffiti Artist
Jessica Gottlieb (@JessicaGottlieb) – Wife, Mom, Blogger
Jessica Northey (@JessicaNorthey) – Founder/CEO of Finger Candy Media
Jessica Orquina (@JAOrquina) – Public Affairs Specialist, e-Communications, Internal Revenue Service
Jill Bennett (@DailyJill) – Actress, Vlogger
Jim Jones (@jimjonescapo) – Music Artist
Jim Long (@newmediajim) – photojournalist, NBC News
Joan Walsh (@joanwalsh) – Editor in Chief, Salon
Joe Fernandez (@JoeFernandez) – founder, Klout
Joe Randazzo (@Randazzoj) – Editor of The Onion
Joe Trippi (@JoeTrippi) – Fmr Dean Campaign Mgr; Author of The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Joe Zee (@mrjoezee) – Creative Director, Elle
Johanna Blakley (@Mojojohanna) – Arts, entertainment & media researcher based at USC Annenberg 
John A. Byrne (@JohnAByrne) – Editor in Chief, BusinessWeek.com
John Bell (@jbell99) – Managing Director, Ogilvy’s 360 Digital Influence practice
John Bernier (@bernierjohn) – Social Media Manager, Best Buy
John Boitnott (@jboitnott) – Social Media strategist, Village Voice
John Borthwick (@Borthwick) – CEO, betaworks
John Paton (@jxpaton) – CEO, Journal Register Company
John Stacey (@ChiefStacey) – Chief of Police, Bellevue, NE
John Stepper (@johnstepper) – Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
John Strauss (@johnstrauss) – Owner, John Strauss furniture design, ltd.
John Wolf (@MarriottIntl) – Senior Director, Public Relations, Marriott Intl
Jon Gripton (@JonGrip) – Senior News Editor, Sky News
Jon Klein (@JonKleinCNN) – President, CNN
Jon Lansner (@jonlan) – Columnist/blogger for O.C. Register.
Jon Swanson (@jnswanson) – Social Media Chaplain
Jonathan Maberry (@JonathanMaberry) – Author, Marvel Comics Writer
Jonathan Mildenhall (@Mildenhall) – VP Global Advertising, Coca Cola
Josh Williams (@jw) – Founder, CEO, Gowalla
Joshua Fouts (@josholalia) – Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs; 
Josie Fraser (@josiefraser) – Social & Educational Technologist
Joyce Sullivan (@JoyceMSullivan) – Co-Founder, Comms & Digital Media, Financial Women’s Assoc
JP Rangaswami (@jobsworth) – Managing Director, BT Design
JP Toto (@jptoto) -VP of Application Development, Cognis IT
Julian Bond (@Julian_Bond) – Social Media Manager, Detroit Medical Center
Julie Cole (@juliecole) – VP, Mabel’s Labels
Julie Spira (@JulieSpira) – Online dating expert; Author
Jürgen Coetsiers (@creativestores) – Founder, The Creative Stores
Justine (@ijustine)
Kate Carruthers (@kcarruthers) – co-founder, Social Innovation Sydney
Kathleen Hessert (@kathleenhessert) – CEO, Sports Media Challenge
Kathryn McMann (@KathrynMcMann) – Holistic & trans-media marketer
Katie Richman (@ESPN_ProdGirl)
Kaylie Jones (@KaylieJones) – Novelist. Her bestselling novel: “A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries”
Kedre Browne (@BubzArt) – Graffiti Artist
Kelly O’Neil (@KellyONeil) – author of Visionary Women Inspiring the World: 12 Paths to Personal Power
Kelly Shibari (@KellyShibari) – CEO, Hourglass8 Media
Kelly Sutton (@KellySutton) – Founder HackCollege.com
Kenna (@OKKenna) – Music Artist
Kerianne Mellott (@Keri_Mellott) – Founder, www.MarketingMakesMeSmile.com
Kevin Heisler (@KevinHeisler) – Literary Executor
Kevin Honeycutt (@kevinhoneycutt) – Educator
Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) – K-4 Technology Teacher
Kevin Pollak (@kevinpollak) – Actor and Comedian
Kevin Slavin – founder area/code
Kfir Pravda (@kfirpravda) – Marketer, content creator and blogger.
Khayyam Wakil (@iamkhayyam) – Strategist, Designer, Wordsmith, Comedian
Kim Fenolio (@kFenolio) – Interface and New Media Manager, America’s Best Companies
Kim Sivick (@ksivick) – Coordinator of Lower School Technology at a Philadelphia K-12 all boys school
Kimberly Miller (@StyleWatchMag) – VP of Consumer Marketing, People StyleWatch
Kirk Biglione (@kirkbiglione) – Consultant, Writer, and Technologist, Oxford Media Works
Kobi Farhi (@orphanedland) – Music Artist
koshadillz (@koshadillz) – Music Artist
Krupali Tejura, m.d. (@krupali) – Radiation Oncologist
Kyle B. Pace (@kylepace) – Teaching K-12 teachers about technology infusion
Kyle Ruddick (@onedayonearth) – One Day on Earth Project Founder and Director.
Kyra Gaunt, Ph.D. (@kyraocity) – Assoc Prof of Music + Anthropology, Baruch College-CUNY, writer, blogger
Laura Fitton (@Pistachio) – Founder, oneforty inc. and co-Author Twitter for Dummies
Lauren Litwinka (@beebow) – Publications Manager & Associate Search Account Manager, aimClear
Lauren Rae Bertolini (@MsLaurenRae) – Social Media editor for NBC Local Media
Lauri Stevens (@lawscomm) – Social media strategist for Law Enforcement.
Leslie Berland (@AmericanExpress) – Vice President of Online Communications and Social Media,
Leslie Fram – co-host Morning Show, WRXP-FM 101.9, New York City
Leslie Hall (@dollyhall) – Principal, ICED Media
Linda Boland Abraham (@linda_abraham) – CMO, EVP Global Development, comScore
Linda Clinton (@Linda704) – Literacy Coach for a Metropolitan Detroit school 
Linda Gregory (@lgphotography) 
Lindsay Maines (@rockandrollmama)
Lior Friedman (@liorf) – Channel 2, News (Israel)
Lior Manor (@liormanor) – World renowned Mind Reader and Magician
Liron Teeny (@liront) – DJ, Galgalatz (Israel)
Lisa Cohen (@cohills) – Creator of WitStream
Lisa Dabbs (@teachingwthsoul) – former California school administrator, education consultant
Lisa Nielsen (@InnovativeEdu) – Educational Technologist – NYC Dept of Ed
Lisa Steadman (@LisaSteadman) – Best selling author, relationship coach, and owner of Woohoo, Inc.
Lisa Tenner (@lisatenner) – Founder, Tenner & Associates, Inc.
Liz Strauss (@lizstrauss) – Founder of SOBCon, brand strategist
Liza Sabater (@blogdiva) – Publisher of Culturekitchen & DailyGotham
LJ Rich (@LJRICH) – Managing Director, Perfect Pitch Productions
Loic Le Meur (@loic) – Founder and CEO, Seesmic.com
Lori Feldman (@lbfeldman) – Director, Branded & Social Media Marketing, Citi Global Transaction Services
Lori Mackey (@LoriMackey) – author of Money Mama , inventor and speaker
Lt. Aliza Landes (@IDFinHaiti) – Head of New Media Desk, Foreign Press Branch IDF Spokesperson’s Office
Lucy Angel (@LucyAngelBand) – Music Artists
Luke Renner (@firesideint) – Founder & President, Fireside International
Macala Wright (@Macala) – Director of Online Marketing, 1928 Jewelry
Maegan Carberry (@maegancarberry) – Blogger, Huf?ngton Post & CauseCast; Co-host, Variety’s
Mahesh Murthy (@maheshmurthy) – Founder, Pinstorm; Venture Capitalist, Seedfund
Major David Faggard (@usairforce) – Secretary of the Air Force, Office of Public Affairs
Marc Ecko (@MarcEcko) – founder, Marc Ecko Enterprises
Marc Monseau (@JNJComm) – Director, Corporate Communication, Social Media, Johnson & Johnson
Marc Sirkin (@autismspeaks) – Chief Community Officer, Autism Speaks
Marcel LeBrun (@lebrun) – CEO, Radian6
Marci Liroff (@marciliroff) – Casting Director, Producer, Acting Coach, Animal Rights Activist, food lover
Maria Avgitidis (@TheDateCoach) – Matchmaker & Dating Coach, Agap Match
Maria Ogneva (@themaria) – Marketer, Strategist, Entrepreneur
Mariel Hemingway (@Marielhemingway) – Actress, Writer
Mario Menti (@mario) – twitterfeed.com founder
Mark Horvath (@hardlynormal) – Advocate for the Homeless and Humanitarian
Mark Krynsky (@krynsky) – Web producer, X PRIZE Foundation
Mark Lane (@GoodwillDet) – Dir of Public Relations, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
Mark Tauber (@MarkTauber) – Publisher of HarperOne
Mark Victor Hansen (@MarkVHansen) – Motivational Speaker; Founder, Chicken Soup for the Soul
Marlooz (@marlooz) – Filmmaker and internetjunkie and Muse
Marsha Collier (@MarshaCollier) – Author, Ebay for Dummies; Radio Host
Martin Beck (@latimesbeck) – Editor of Reader Engagement, Los Angeles Times
Mary Ann Zoeliner (@TodaysMoms) – Producer, Today Show at NBC News + co-author “Today’s Moms”
Mary Beth Hertz (@mbteach) – K-6 Computer Teacher and Technology Teacher Leader in Philadelphia
Mathys van Abbe (@mathys) – Founder & CEO Mobypicture
Matt Bennett (@MattBennett) – Actor
Matt Gibbs (@gibbs12) – Manager – Social Media and Audience Development, Playboy
Matt Pinfield (@mattpinfield) – Morning show host on WRXP 101.9 FM in New York City
Matt Savage (@SavagePoker) – American Poker Tournament Director
Matthew Bishop (@mattbish) – NY Bureau Chief, The Economist
Matthew Ebel (@matthewebel) – Captain, Matthew Ebel Entertainment, Musical Director, #140conf
Maya Bisineer (@thinkmaya) – founder of @memetales
Mayor Dave Bing (@mayordavebing) – Mayor, Detroit
Maz Nadjm (@Mazi) – Responsible for social networking at Sky Television, sky.com
Mel Rosenberg (@MelRosenberg) – scientist and inventor, children’s book author, mis-fish
Melinda Emerson (@SmallBizLady) – Host of #SmallBizChat. author, speaker, smallbiz coach
Melissa Leon (@melissaleon) – Creator of #twitterkids
Melissa Pierce (@melissapierce) – Producer, Life In Perpetual Beta Film Series
Meredith Fisher (@InsideDVF) – Digital Media Director, Diane von Furstenberg Studio
Micah Baldwin (@micah) – CEO and Chief Community Caretaker, Graphic.ly
Michael Buckingham (@holycowcreative) – Founder & Creative Director of Holy Cow Creative,
Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) – Comedian, Blogger
Michael Jay Friedman (@americagovprint) – U.S. Dept. of State (IIP/PUBP)
Michael Jones (@mjones) – COO, Myspace
Michael Kupperman (@MKupperman) – Comedian, Blogger
Michelle Branch (@michellebranch) – Music Artist
Mike Errico (@mikeerrico) – Music Artist
Mike Madden (@mikemadden) – Salon.com Washington correspondent
Mike Shinoda (@m_shinoda) – Member of Linkin Park & Blogger
Moeed Ahmad (@moeed) – Head of New Media Technology, Al Jazeera 
Monte Farber (@AskMonte) – Psychic, best-selling author of 45 books on ESP, Astrology, Tarot & Love.
Nancy Andrews (@NancyAndrews) – Managing Editor/Digital Media, Detroit Free Press
Nastassia Johnson (@manilamachine) – L.A.’s First Filipino Food Truck.
Natalie Lent (@natalielent) – Director, Emerging Platforms, ID PR
Nate Erickson (@NateErickson) – Activist and Co-Founder of iRelief
Nathan Levinson (@N8theSk8) – The Viper Room
Nelson de Witt (@dewittn) – Chief Story Teller
Nicholas Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher) – High School English teacher and education blogger
Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) – Lead Technology Writer, New York TImes
Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) – American Actor, Comedian, Rapper, and Television Personality.
Noy Alooshe (@noyalooshemusic) – Remixer
Oded Noy (@OdedNoy) – Entrepreneur and Founder, Social Approach
Oren Zuckerman – Assistant Professor, IDC
Ori Bengal (@CouchSurfingOri) – Adventurer, Photographer & Author
Ori Leshman – Conductor and Composer
Orli Yakuel (@Orli) – Go2web20 Co-Founder, Tech-Blogger, and Web Consultant & Analyst
Owen JJ Stone (@Ohdoctah) – President of Inquiring Mindz Media (IQMZ)
Pat Kiernan (@patkiernan) – News Anchor, NY1
Patrick LaForge (@palafo) – Director of the Copy Desks, The New York Times
Patrick Starzan (@funnyordie) – Head of Marketing, Funny or Die
Patsy Terrell (@patsyterrell) – Hutchinson, Kansas
Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) – Founder of Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
Peter A. McKay (@peteramckay) – Writer, Wall Street Journal
Peter Corbett (@corbett3000) – CEO of iStrategyLabs
Peter Davison (@OurManinSH) – Founder, Our Man in Shanghai
Peter Fasano (@pfasano) – Principal/Lead Catalyst, Mass+Logic
Peter Gregson (@petergregson) – Cellist and Co-founder of the Production Company Coffeeloop
Peter Hirshberg (@hirshberg) – Chairman, The Conversation Group
Peter Kang (@kazkang) – Group Creative Director, Ogilvy LA
Phil Buehler (@pwbuehler) – Head of strategy for OgilvyOne by day, visual artist by night
Phil Hulett (@philhulett) – Co-Host of LA’s Morning News on KFWB, Anaheim Ducks PA Announcer, 
Porter Gale (@porterVA) – VP Marketing, Virgin America
Rachel Masters (@masters212)
Rajesh Setty (@UpbeatNow) – Entrepreneur, Author and Speaker 
Ran Livne (@ranlivne) – Chairman, Tel Aviv University Student Union
Randy Lawrence (@randelaw) – Directing effective digital engagement for business & nonprofits.
Ray Paul (@raypaulbbc) – Executive Producer for Weekend Programs at BBC Radio 1
Ray Prock Jr. (@RayLinDairy) – Dairy Farmer
Ree Cee (@colagrand) – President, Urban Supremacy
Renee Kische (@bestLAliving) – CA Real Estate Broker, EcoBroker
Reuven Werber (@reuw) – HS Edtech coordinator -MOFET JTEC – Jewish Education Portal Editor
Richard Nash (@R_Nash) – former publisher of Soft Skull Press; publishing guru
Richard Rush?eld (@richardrush?eld) – West Coast Editor, Gawker
Rick Bakas (@RickBakas) – Wine, Food, Branding, Dir. of Social Media at @StSupery winery, certified sommelier
Rick Borutta (@CBSborutta) – Producer, CBS Backstage LIVE
Rick Sanchez (@ricksanchezcnn) – Host of the 3PM weekday edition of CNN Newsroom
Ricky Engelberg (@rje7) – Global Digital Innovation Director, Nike
Rishi Khaitan (@itsrishi) – Product Manager for Realtime Search, Google
Rita J. King (@RitaJKing) – Innovator-in-Residence, IBM Analytics Virtual Center, #SmarterWork project.
Rob King (@Rfking) – VP + Editor in Chief, ESPN.com
Robert G. Allen (@BestSellerBob) – Author, One Minute Millionaire
Robert Hernandez (@webjournalist) – @USCAnnenberg MacGyvering. Co-founder #wjchat.
Robert LoCascio (@LivePerson) – Founder & CEO
Robert Moran (@RobertMoranLA) – Avid social media user and LA transit rider who HAS AUTISM.
Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer) – Blogger, Scobleizer.com
Robert Verdi (@RobertVerdi) – Co-founder, First Comes Fashion
Romany Malco (@romanymalco) – Actor
Ron Conway – Founder and Managing Partner, Angel Investors
Ron J Williams (@ronjdub) – Brooklyn, New York
Ronen Raz (@shulgi) – co-founder, JustCoz
Ryan Chapman (@chapmanchapman) – Digital Marketing, Macmillan
Ryan Leslie (@ryanleslie) – Music Artist
Ryan Osborn (@todayshow) – Producer, NBC’s TODAY
Ryan Penagos (@Agent_M) – Editor of Marvel.com. Writer
Sadao Turner (@SadaoTurner) – Online producer for everything Ryan Seacrest
Sagee Ben-Zedeff (@sageeb) – Entrepreneur
Sam Go (@samgo) – MSNBCi Twitter Team
Sarah Austin (@pop17) – Video editor, tech geek, film buff, senior wilderness explorer and sister blogger.
Sarah Baskerville (@Baskers) – a person
Sarah Kay Hoffman (@sarahkayhoffman) – “A digitally-addicted country girl”
Sarah Ross (@sarah_ross) – Katalyst Media, Head of Digital
Saul Klein (@cape) – Index Ventures
Saul Singer (@saulsinger) – Co-author, Start-Up Nation
Scot McKay (@ScotMcKay) – Dating Coach
Scott Gutterman (@PGATOUR_EP) – PGA Tour
Scott Heiferman (@heif) – CEO & co-founder of Meetup
Scott Mills (@GraffitiBMXCop) – Social Media Officer + Graffiti Art Coordinator – Toronto Police / Crime Stoppers
Scott Perry (@tipsheet) – founder, New Music Tipsheet
Scott Porad (@scottporad) – CTO for Cheezburger Network
Scott Schang (@scottschang) – Branch Manager, Broadview Mortgage Corp.
Scott Townsend (@unitedlinen) – Marketing Director, United Linen Inc
Scott Wendling(@CommercialScott) – Columbia, Missouri
Scott Whitney (@ACWhitney) – Assistant Chief of Police, Oxnard, CA
Sean Gardner (@2morrowknight) – Author, SM Correspondent
Sean Percival (@seanpercival) – Director of Content, Tsavo; Founder, lalawag
Sean Seton-Rogers (@setonrog) – PROfounders Capital
Sean Suchter (@ssuchter) – General Manager, Search Technology Center Silicon Valley, Microsoft
Shane Helton (@nwoweather) – Woodward, Oklahoma
Shannon Paul (@ShannonPaul) – Social Media Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Sharon Glassman (@sharonglassman) – Funny-smart author, HuffPost blogger, performing speaker
Sharon Greenberg (@gsharon) – Internet in Education. Researcher
Sharon Hinnendael (@SharonHinnendae) – Actress
Shelly Palmer (@shelly_palmer) – Host of MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer, president of the Emmy Awards
Shelly S Terrell (@ShellTerrell) – Educator and Blogger, Teacher ReBoot Camp
Sherry J. Bitting (@SJBRules) – Co-founder and Marketing Director, Parlour Magazine
Shira Lazar (@shiralazar)
Siok Siok (@sioksiok) – Filmmaker, Director of Twitter Documentary http://www.twittamentary.com,
Smokey Bear (@smokey_bear) – Only YOU can prevent Wildfires
Sol Lipman (@thesolster) – co-founder, 12 Seconds TV
Soleil Moon Frye (@moonfrye) – Actress, Director, and Screenwriter
StaceyMonk (@StaceyMonk) – Founder of Epic Chang, co-creator of the #TwitterKids
Stefanie Michaels (@adventuregirl) – Travel and Media Expert, Journalist
Stephanie Aaronson (@SAGalluch) – Senior Director, PBS Kids Communications
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Director of Fashion, Lincoln Center
Stephen Clark (@sclarkwxyz) – WXYZ TV/ABC Detroit Interactive Anchor
Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) – Actor, Writer
Steve Garfield (@stevegarfield) – Author, Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business
Steve Greenberg (@steviegpro) – CEO & Founder, S-Curve Records
Steve Grove (@grove) – Head of News and Politics at YouTube
Steve Krakauer (@SteveKrak) – Digital producer from Piers Morgan Tonight
Steve Rosenbaum (@magnify) – CEO, Magnify
Steve Rubel (@steverubel) – SVP, Director of Insights, Edelman Digital
Steve Saul (@stephensaul) – Social media/blogger for Simon Cowell’s X-Factor
Steve Stewart (@wjrradio) – Program Director, WJR
Steve Tucker (@Tykerman1) – Farmer
Steven W. Anderson (@web20classroom) – Educator and Blogger, Web 2.0 Connected Classroom
Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) – analyst, advisor, futurist, and researcher
Sue Black (@Dr_Black) – Bletchley Park evangelist
Tal Givoly (@givoly) – Chief Scientist, Amdocs
Tally Netzer (@tallynetzer) – Marketing Consultant
Ted Cohen (@spinaltap) – Managing Partner, TAG Strategic
Ted Johnson (@tedstew) – Variety’s Editor at Large
Theresa Albert (@theresaalbert) – President, My Friend in Food
Thomas Miller (@TomfooleryTM) – General Manager, Your Tango
Tim Armstrong (@timarmstrongaol) – CEO, AOL
Tim Bradshaw (@tim) – Digital media correspondent, Financial Times
Tim Ferriss (@tferriss) – Book Author
Tim Kring (@TimKring) – Screenwriter and Television Producer
Tim O’Reilly (@timoreilly) – Founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media.
Todd Randall Jordan (@Tojosan) 
Todd Waller (@ToddWaller) – VP of Operations & real estate agent at Professional One
Tom Brevoort (@TomBrevoort) – Executive Editor/VP, Marvel Comics
Tom Jolly (@TomJolly) – Sports Editor, New York Times
Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) – Professor of English in Secondary Education
Tomi Ann Foust (@BBBSRenoCounty) – Hutchinson, Kansas
Tony Hsieh (@zappos) – CEO, Zappos.com
Tony Legeza (@BeyondGaming) – CEO, President of Operations at Beyond Gaming, LLC
Tonya Hall Barzhini (@Barzhini) – Chief Marketing Officer + Social Media Radio Host, Graham Advertising
Tracey Jackson (@traceyjackson4) – screenwriter, documentary film maker and author
Traci Dinwiddie (@GrooveGoddess) – Actress
Troy Murphy (@troy_murphy) – Forward, Indiana Pacers
Val Wagner (@wagfarms) – Monango, North Dakota
Vikki Chowney (@vikkichowney) – Editor of Reputation Online, Centau Media
Ward Landis (@ShoeWolf) – President. Shoe Wolf
Warren Etheredge (@thewarrenreport) – The Warren Report
Whit Jones (@whitjones) – Energy Action Coalition – Climate
Whitney Hess (@whitneyhess) – Independent user experience designer
Willow Brugh (@willowbl00) – Director, Jigsaw Renaissance Seattle, WA
Wm. Marc Salsberry (@wmmarc) – Photographer and Entrepreneur
Wyclef Jean (@wyclef) – Haitian-American musician, actor, producer, former member of the The Fugees.
Xavier Jernigan (@XavierJernigan) – Sony/Epic Records
Yael Beeri (@YaelBeeri)
Yael Shany (@perfectlyu) – Branding Strategy & wish maker
Yaniv Golan (@yanivg) – CTO @ Yedda AOL
Yehuda Nuriel (@yehudanuriel) – Yedioth Ahronoth Columnist and Senior Editor
Yisrael Pinson (@RecoveryRabbi) – Rabbi Yisrael Pinson. Serving the Jewish Recovery Community.
Yoav Tsuker (@Tsuker) – Channel 1, Entertainment (Israel)
Yoni Bloch (@yonibloch) – Music Artist and founder of Interlude
Yosi Taguri (@yosit) – Co Creator of Pah!
Yossi Fatael (@fatael) – Managing Director, Israel Travel Agents Association
Yossi Matias – Managing Director, Israel R&D Center, Google
Yossi Vardi
Yuli Ziv (@YuliZ) – co-Founder of My”It”Things
Zac Sanford (@zacsanford) – VP Development, Suntaur Entertainment; #scriptchat

(titles are accurate from the time of their talk at #140conf. Some of these people have changed positions since they spoke at our event.)

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