CHASE CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO
CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER | UIPATH
Kelly Ducourty is currently Google Cloud’s Vice President of GTM Strategy and Operations and SMB Sales. In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing the go-to-market strategy, transforming the sales force with a focus on client outcomes, and running day-to-day operations that enable the hyper growth of the Google Cloud business.
GLOBAL ENTERPRISE MANAGER | NETAPP
Joan Genn is a growth-oriented Sales Leader with a career-long record of leading high-performance teams, multi-million-dollar sales operations, and business development for large organizations including NetApp, Oracle, Sun Microsystems and Unisys. Joan is currently the global sales leader responsible for some of NetApp’s largest customers and partners, including Apple, Cisco, Meta and NVIDIA.
Co - Chair
2023 BOARD OF
EVENT HONOREES & SPEAKERS
Carolyn R. Bertozzi, PhD
PROFESSOR, STANFORD UNIVERSITY
NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY, 2022
Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi recently made history in cancer research by becoming the first woman funded by the American Cancer Society (ACS) to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. She was honored, alongside two other scientists, for her groundbreaking contributions to click chemistry through the invention of bioorthogonal chemistry. These new ways of linking molecules together have transformed diagnostics and therapeutics, energy storage, and our understanding of cellular metabolism, among other areas. She has led a revolution in glycobiology, profiling glycosylation alterations associated with cancer, unraveling cancer-immune system interactions, and developing new kinds of cancer therapies.
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, GOOGLE CLOUD
Alison Wagonfeld, an entrepreneurial leader with 25 years of diverse business experience, serves as Vice President of Marketing at Google and Chief Marketing Officer for Google Cloud. She has contributed significantly to the division's rapid growth since joining in 2016. Previously, Alison held positions at Emergence Capital, Harvard Business School California Research Center, Intuit, Greenlight, and Morgan Stanley. She is a founding member of the Adweek Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council and serves on the Advisory Board for Yale University's Jackson School for Global Affairs. Alison holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mission Keynote Speaker
OUR 2023 ENTERTAINMENT
From residencies at superclubs like Chinawhite, Fabric, Pacha, and Ministry of Sound to The Animal Ball at Lancaster House for HRH Prince Charles, DJ Philly owns the decks around world. High profile clients like George Clooney, P Diddy, Prince, Cindy Crawford, Angelina Jolie, Paris Hilton and Johnny Depp hire her for her trademark blend of R’n’B, Hip-Hop, House and Old School guilty pleasures.
Philly is handpicked to DJ at some of the most exclusive events around the world from the ELLE Style Awards, the renowned Miramax Cannes Film Festival parties, Hugo Boss’s end-of-season parties, to London Fashion Week celebrations for Gucci and Ferragamo. She’s performed alongside many of the industry’s biggest names – Prince, Pete Tong, Clean Bandit, Ellie Goulding, Emile Sande, Martin Solveig, Danny Rampling, Estelle and Jazzy Jeff, to name but a few.
DJ Philly prides herself on a professional, creative and bespoke approach to her work, adapting her talents to suit each individual venue and crowd – no matter how diverse. She counts among her clients the likes of MTV, Dom Perignon, BMW, Puma, Omega, ELLE Magazine, Nintendo, Moet & Chandon, Levi Strauss, Tatler magazine, Remy Martin, Fred Perry, Sotheby’s, Estee Lauder, Samsung, Pernod Ricard, Maserati, Swatch, Boucheron, Oakley, Diageo, Martini, NBC, and the W Hotel Group.
LONDON'S VIP PARTY DJ
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THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY PILLARS
The pillars we stand upon serve as the foundation of all we do, driving quick, significant and measurable impact. We are the only organization that integrate advocacy, discovery, and direct patient support to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families.
We launch innovative, high-impact research to find more – and better – treatments, uncover factors that may cause cancer, and improve the quality of life for people facing cancer.
ACS is the primary private nonprofit funder of cancer research, investing more than $5 billion over 75 years.
Our nonpartisan advocacy affiliate, ACS CAN, works at all levels of government to advocate for building healthier communities, creating safer workplaces, and providing greater, more equitable access to quality medical care.
We lead the way as a reliable and accurate source of information and support for patients, caregivers, and health systems.
Our website, cancer.org receives more than 130 million visits each year.