Plenary Speakers

Building a dynamic program just for you. Here are the plenary speakers we have locked in so far for the 2017 IAEM Annual Conference. Check back later as we finalize our program and add more speakers.

LORI PEEK

Director of the Natural Hazards Center and
professor in the Department of Sociology at the
University of Colorado-Boulder

Bio

DAN THURMON

Author and Renowned Speaker

Bio

william B. “brock” Long

Administrator of the Federal Emergency
Management Agency
(invited) 

Bio

EDMUND G. “JERRY” BROWN JR.

Governor, California
(invited)

Bio

LESLIE CHAPMAN-HENDERSON

President and CEO, FLASH

Bio

ROBERT G. SALESSES

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Homeland Defense Integration and DSCA
Bio

SILICON VALLEY COLLABORATION – ALL BIOS
KELLIE BENTZ

Head of Global Disaster Response and Relief, Airbnb

GRAEME BURROWS

Manager, Disaster Response Program, Facebook

AMBER ELIAS

Global Lead, Business Continuity and
Crisis Management Program, Uber

BRYAN BRECKENRIDGE

Executive Director, Box.org

ERIKA MURDOCK BALBUENA

Head of Strategic Initiatives at Twilio.org

TOM TARANTINO

Sr. Public Policy Manager, Twitter