The 8 #SMWNYC Speakers You Don’t Want To Miss

One of the main attractions at an event like Social Media Week is the selection of amazing speakers. This year, SMW NYC brings together some of the most knowledgeable experts to keep you in the know. From Martha Stewart exploring how tech has enabled a new form of DIY, to Reverend Jesse Jackson on why diversity in tech matters, to John Collison, Co-Founder of Stripe, on the future of mobile payments, there will be something for you.

Speakers To Expect at SMW

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This year, SMW NYC brings thought leaders from different industries to explore how technology reshapes the world. These social giants will be featured at numerous events you won’t want to miss.

  • Martha Stewart

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    Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur and bestselling author, is America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher.

  • Rev. Jesse Jackson

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    Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures.

  • John Collison

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    John Collison is president and co-founder of Stripe, the online payments company that is expanding internet commerce by making it easy to process transactions from anywhere.

  • Jon Oringer

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    Jon founded Shutterstock in 2003 with thousands of his own digital photographs. A serial entrepreneur, he is responsible for creating the first global subscription image marketplace.

  • Shiza Shahid

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    Shiza Shahid is an entrepreneur and social activist of Pakistani origin. She is the CEO and co-founder of the Malala Fund, and was named was recently named one of TIME’s “30 Under 30 World Changers.”

  • Beth Comstock

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    Beth Comstock leads GE’s newly formed Business Innovations unit with a mandate to accelerate growth from new businesses and those in transition, intensify commercial impact, and increase brand value.

  • Jenna Wortham

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    Since 2008, Jenna Wortham has covered web startups, digital culture, and the local tech scene for the New York Times’ Bits blog as well as writing features for the print edition.

  • B. Bonin Bough

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    B. Bonin Bough is VP of Global Media and Consumer Engagement at Mondelēz International. He was recently recognized as one of business’ hottest rising stars in Fortune’s 2011 “40 under 40” list.