The Chic & Geek Speakers for the next event will be announced soon.


August 18, 2010 – Seattle, WA

CHRIS PIRILLO, President of Lockergnome and Gnomedex

BRADY FORREST, Founder of Ignite and Co-Chair of Web 2.0 SF & NYC
SCOTT PORAD, CTO of the Cheezburger Network McKINLEY SMITH, Miss Seattle 2010
HANSON HOSEIN, Emmy Award Winning Journalist/Filmmaker & Former MSNBC War Correspondent


EMERY CHRISTIANSON, U.S.A’s Top Ranked AMA Professional Motorcross Racer

NADIA MAHMUD, Co-Founder of Jolkona Foundation

ADNAN MAHMUD, Co-Founder of Jolkona Foundation

CHERYL SESNON, Executive Director of Washington CASH

CAROL TRAN, Founder of ChicMeetsGeek

June 3, 2010 – San Francisco, CA

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, CEO of Polyvore

Lily Kanter, Co-Founder & CEO of Lily & Serena

Victoria Ransom, Co-Founder & CEO of WildFire App

Amy Muller, Co-Founder of Get Satisfaction

Wendy Lea, CEO of Get Satisfaction

Joel Goodrich, San Francisco Philanthropist & Socialite

Jay Nicolas Sario , Fashion Designer on Project Runway

Charlie Ayers , Author of Food 2.0, Executive Chef and Owner of Calafia Cafe

Raul Navalta (aka RJ KoolRaul), Dancer on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew “Supreme Soul”

Rev. Cecil Williams , Executive Director of the Glide Foundation

Janice Mirikitani , Founding President of the Glide Foundation

Carol Tran , Founder of ChicMeetsGeek

February 4, 2010 – San Francisco, CA

Kai Huang, Founder of Guitar Hero

Sumaya Kazi, Founder of CulturalConnnect Dave McClure, Venture Capitalist/Investor at Founder’s Fund Jessica Mah, Founder of Indinero Annette Jordan, Miss California Pageant Candidate 2010 Tim Galida, Keyboard Player & Singer of the Pop Rocks


Maria Kochetkova

Steve Wharton , Actor on NBC’s Trauma TV Show

Suzanne McKechnie Klahr , CEO & Founder of BUILD

Elizabeth Gardner , Director of Individual Giving at BUILD

Jahvita Rastafari, BUILD 2006 Graduate

Carol Tran , Founder of ChiMeetsGeek

November 5, 2009 – San Francisco

Randi Zuckerberg , Consumer Marketing at Facebook

Matt Mullenweg , Founder of WordPress

Daniel Kraft, Stem Cell Scientist, TED Speaker, F-16 Flight Surgeon & NASA Astronaut Selection

David Weekly, Founder of PBWorks & Hacker Dojo

Edith Yeung Founder of BizTechDay

Terry Disley Legendary Jazz Musician


Damon Dunn Former NFL Football Player of the Dallas Cowboys

Mattin Noblia Reality Star of Top Chef Las Vegas

Irina Blok Reality Star of Shark Tank & Google’s Android Logo Designer

Maurice Ramirez Chief Photographer of MTV Networks

Carol Tran, Founder of ChicMeetsGeek