Ready To Propel? Check the agenda for each stage and event area below:

  • Stage of Wisdom (North)
  • Stage of Inspiration (SOUTH)
  • Exhibitors
  • Interactive

Doors Open at 9AM!

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM 

Aaron Price

Roger Osorio (EMCEE), Speaker, Coach, EducatorIBM

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

WELCOME

Mayor Dawn Zimmer, Hoboken

Mayor Dawn Zimmer, City of Hoboken

Aaron Price

Aaron Price, Propelify

10:15 AM – 10:40 AM

Track: Entrepreneurship​

Event: Fireside ​

Finance Grind to Startup CEO to Working Alongside Gary VaynerChuk 

Jeremy Smerd, Editor of Crain’s NY Business

Ryan Harwood, Purewow CEO

Ryan Harwood, PureWow

10:40 AM – 11:05 AM

Track: Future of Intelligence​

Event: Panel​

Smarter Humans: Turning Data

Justin Hendrix, NYC MediaLab

Michael Won, Jet.com

Hicham Oudghiri, Enigma.com

Frida Polli, Pymetrics

11:05 AM – 11:30 AM

Track: Performance​

Live From Tomorrow ft. Academy Blues Project

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM

Track: Future of Work​

Event: Solo​

Future of Work with ADP

Stuart Sackman, CTO of ADP

11:50 AM – 12:15 PM

Track: Future of Media

Event: Panel ​

Evolution of Media and Streaming 

Chris Williams, iHeart Media

Jesse Hertzberg, livestream

Hope King, Cheddar

12:15 PM – 12:40 PM

Track: Corporate Innovation

Event: Fireside ​

Partnering With Companies as a Path To Innovation

Kristina Hahn, Google 

Ryan Harwood, Purewow CEO

Beth Polish, Critical Junctures Group

12:40 PM – 1:05 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Fireside ​

Bootstrap to Billions: Building a Global Startup

Divyank Turakhia, Media.net

Ryan Harwood, Purewow CEO

Abby Ellin,The New York Times

1:05 PM – 1:30 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Panel ​

Hiring and Getting Hired at Growth Stage Co’s

Rebecca Price, Enigma.com

Holly Rose Faith, NEA

Propelify Innovation Festival

Avery Blank, Forbes

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Track: Corporate Innovation

Event: Solo​

Forget Machine Learning if You Don’t Own User Learning

Jack Hanlon, Jet.com

1:45 PM – 2:10 PM

Track: Corporate Innovation

Event: Solo​

The Future of all Things and the Creation of Time

Marcus Wheldon

Marcus Weldon, Nokia Bell Labs

2:10 PM – 2:25 PM

Track: Future of Transportation

Event: Solo​

Uber & the Future of Urban Mobility

Jason Post, Uber

2:25 PM – 2:30 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo ​

Linchpins of Growth in the Tech Ecosystem 

David Sorin, McCarter & English

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM

Track: Venture Capital

Event: Panel​

VC or Corporate VC? How Do you Choose?

David Sorin, McCarter & English

Paul Martino, BullPen Capital

Gus Warren, Samsung

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Track: Venture Capital

Event: Keynote

The Zeitgeist Entrepreneur 

Laurel Touby,Flatiron Investors

Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Track: Performance

 Academy Blues Project

3:45 PM – 4:10 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Panel​

Accessing the VC Landscape

Alex Konrad, Forbes

Liza Benson, Starvest Partners

Speaker Albert Wenger

Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures

4:10 PM – 4:25 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: ​Solo

Live Without Limits. Change the World

Dillian DiGiovanni,Coach & Consultant

4:25 PM – 5:05 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship​

Startup Competition Finale

Michael MacCombie (Emcee),  Evertrue Ventures

Natasha Young, Staples

Jenny Fielding, Techstars

Vincent Tang, Samsung NEXT

Paul Magnone, Google Cloud

Michael Hoeppner, GK Training & Communications (Pitch Critique)

5:05 PM – 5:15 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo ​

Communicating at Different Stages

Michael Chad Hoeppner,  GK Training & Communications

5:15 PM – 5:20 PM

Startup Competition Results

Propelify Innovation Festival

Judges announce results

5:20 PM – 5:40 PM

Garden of Stephen

Performer

5:40 PM – 6:05 PM

Track: Future of AI

Event: Panel​

Solving Real World Problems with Machine Learning

Jordan French (moderator), BeeHex, Inc

David Spangenthal,Google Cloud

Speaker Albert Wenger

Alyx Baldwin,Kip

6:05 PM – 6:20 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo​

Execution > Ideas Every Time

John Henry, Cofound Harlem

6:20 PM – 7:10 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Panel​

Future of Media

Matt Lieber, Gimlet Media

Alex Blumberg, Gimlet Media

John Henry,Cofound Harlem

7:10 PM – 7:30 PM

The Future of Health

Robert C. Garrett,Hackensack University Medical Center

7:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Track: Entrepreneur

Event: Solo

How to Throw a Festival with a Distributed Team 

Aaron Price

Aaron Price, Propelify

8:00 PM – 8:45 PM

Performance

Beatie Wolfe and Band

8:44 PM – 8:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Aaron Price

Aaron Price, Propelify

8:45 PM – 9:00 PM

Fireworks

Doors Open at 9AM! 

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM 

Corey Cambridge (EMCEE), Creative Entrepreneur

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Track: Performance

DJ/Music

DJ Linda Leigh

10:15 AM – 10:35 AM

Track:  Future of…

Event: Fireside ​

Future of Fashion And Health

Stephanie Agresta, SheWorks!

Antonia Saint Dunbar, Thinx

10:35 AM – 11:00 AM

Track: Future of…

Event: Panel​

Growing Tech Talent Across Borders

Mbithe Nzomo, Andela

Christina Sass, Andela

Tolu Komolafe, Andela

Danielle Kayembe, Greyfire

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM

Track: Corporate Innovation

Event: Solo​

Millennials A-to-Z

Matt BrittonCrowdtap & Author of YouthNation

11:25 AM – 11:50 AM

Track: Startup

Event: Fireside​

Experience vs Hustle: Getting the Role You Were NOT Trained For

​Vivian Nunez,Forbes

​Claude Silver,VaynerMedia

11:50 AM – 11:55 AM

Event: Challenge Winner​

The Design Challenge: Technology’s Disconnect Effect

Jay Melone, New Haircut

11:55 AM – 12:15 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Panel

The Future of Workspace & Retail & How it Benefits Entrepreneurs

Jason Abbruzzese (Moderator),Mashable

Jesse Middleton,WeWork Labs

Alana Branston, Bulletin

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo​

Startup Stories: Disrupting Education

Gerard Adams, Fownders

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Demo​

From Moscow to Manhattan: How to Go Global

George Levin, Getintent

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Fireside ​

UX for the Blind: An Untapped Market

Mary Fernandez,Sociality Squared

Helen Todd, Sociality Squared

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM

Track: Future of Work

Event: Panel

Tools & Tricks For Running and Scaling Remote Teams

Nicholas Sonnenberg, Leverage

Ari Meisel,Leverage

Jason Feifer, Entrepreneur Magazine

1:25 PM – 1:50 PM

Track: Music​

Performance

Eli Tyler 

1:55 PM – 2:20 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Panel​

Accelerating Inclusion in Tech & Media

Jon Gosier,Southbox.io

Lina Srivastava, CIEL

Philip McKenzie (Moderator),Influencer Conference/2 Dope Boys & A Podcast

Cherae Robinson,Tastemakers Africa

2:20 PM – 2:45 PM

Track: Future of Music

Event: Fireside ​

Music’s Interactive Future

Linda Ricci, Decahedralist Inc.

Beatie Wolfe, Performer

2:45 PM – 3:10 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo​

Leading from the Heart

Bart Lorang, FullContact

3:10 PM – 3:35 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Fireside ​

Entrepreneurial Mindset – Think 100 Years Out

Howard Greenstein (Moderator),Harbrooke

Alexis Smith, Anheuser-Busch

3:35 PM – 3:40 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo​

3 Tips for Growth Marketing in 5 Minutes

Todd Giannattasio, Tresnic Media

3:40 – 3:45 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo​

When Creativity and Computing Intersect: Our Computers as Creative Partners

Dr. Kelland Thomas, Dean at Stevens Institute of Technology

3:45 PM – 4:10 PM

Track: Future of…

Event: Panel 

Future of Tech & Policy

Jackson Jeyanayagam, Boxed.com

Scott Frederick, NEA

Howard Greenstein (Moderator),Harbrooke

Andrew Rasiej, Civic Hall

4:10 PM – 4:25 PM

Track: Corporate Innovation

Event: Solo​

Monetizing Sports Innovation

Dave Meltzer, Sports 1 Marketing

4:25 PM – 4:50 PM

Track: Future of…

​Event: Solo

Stop Thinking Killer App, Think Killer Experience

David Polinchock,ExperientialAdvertising.US

4:50 PM – 5:15 PM

Track: Performance

Performance

Wild Planes

5:15 PM – 5:35 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Solo

Data Makes Things Secure/Faster/Better

Michael Reitblat, Forter

5:35 PM – 5:50 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Demo

Take on the Big Guys. Starting up in the Consumer Products Market

Benjamin Goldberg, Goby

5:50 PM – 6:05 PM

Track: Corporate Innovation

Event: Solo​

Gamification in the Enterprise

Cary Harr, Deloitte

6:05 PM – 6:30 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Fireside

Inside the Mind of An Investor

Tom Wisniewski, Newark Venture Partners

6:30 PM – 6:55 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Event: Fireside

Startup Stories: MakeSpace

Sam Rosen, MakeSpace

Aaron Price

Aaron Price, Propelify

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

DJ/Music

DJ Linda Leigh

8:45 PM – 9:00 PM

Fireworks

Innovation Row Showcase

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Interactive Events ALL DAY 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Investor Speed Dating

INVESTOR SPEED DATING PRESENTED BY DELOITTE

Dedicated meetings to build relationships with angel and venture investors, presented by Deloitte​

Jet.com is Hiring! 

JET THROUGH THE INTERVIEW ON A FERRIS WHEEL!

​Meet the fine folks from Jet.com to see if you’re a fit. Get interviewed at Propelify and fast-tracked to an offer

WeWork Virtual Reality

JOIN WEWORK FOR A TOUR AROUND THE WORLD!

​Adventure around the world with WeWork without leaving the pier!

Samsung NEXT Lounge

SAMSUNG NEXT 360 SELFIE EXPERIENCE

​Visit Samsung NEXT at the festival for a NEXT-level photo experience!

Innovation Row

SPONSORED BY STAPLES

Meet some of the most disruptive technology companies on the planet in Innovation Row presented by Staples.

T-Mobile Pitch

COMING SOON

Coming Soon!

Stevens Venture Center

STEVENS UNIVERSITY ROBOTICS

Coming Soon!

Human Digital Orchestra with Beatie Wolfe

BELL LABS HUMAN DIGITAL ORCHESTRA

Coming Soon!

Google Cloud Platform

GOOGLE CLOUD TRAINING WITH ROI LABS

Coming Soon!

Hackensack UMC

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Coming Soon!

RWJ Barnabas

How Technology is Advancing Healthcare & Emergency Response

Come visit the RWJBarnabas Health exhibit at Propelify to learn how technology is saving lives and improving patient care. You will meet health professionals from Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), who will demonstrate the many ways technology helps them care for patients and families throughout Hudson and Middlesex Counties.

RWJBarnabas

Great Music, Delicious Food, Drinks, & Fireworks! 

​Munch on food while jamming out to some great musical acts all day long! Propelify ends with a bang on Thursday night with a spectacular fireworks display over the Hudson.