DisrupTV is a weekly Web series with hosts R "Ray" Wang and Vala Afshar. The show airs live at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET every Friday. The audience can expect A-list guests, the latest enterprise news, hot startups, insight from influencers, and much more. Tweet questions to #DisrupTV or @DisrupTVShow. We broadcast live on Zoom.
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Dr. David Bray
Distinguished Fellow, Stimson Center and Principle, LeadDoAdapt Ventures
Dr. David A. Bray has served in a variety of leadership roles in turbulent environments, including bioterrorism preparedness and response from 2000-2005, time on the ground in Afghanistan in 2009, serving as the non-partisan Executive Director for a bipartisan National Commission on R&D, and providing leadership as a non-partisan federal agency Senior Executive. He accepted a leadership role in December 2019 to incubate a new global Center with the Atlantic Council. He also provides strategy to both Boards and start-ups espousing human-centric principles to technology-enabled decision making in complex environments. He was also named a Senior Fellow with the Institute for Human-Machine Cognition in starting in 2018. Business Insider named him one of the top “24 Americans Who Are Changing the World” under 40 and he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for 2016-2021. From 2017 to the start of 2020, David served as Executive Director for the People-Centered Internet coalition Chaired by Internet co-originator Vint Cerf, focused on providing support and expertise for community-focused projects that measurably improve people’s lives using the internet.
Follow his company on Twitter: @StimsonCenter
founder and CEO
Joshua Goldbard is founder and CEO at MobileCoin, a cryptocurrency technology company, and a founding partner at Crypto Lotus, a cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund. He really likes sound amplification devices.
Follow him on Twitter: @ThePBXGuy
Co-Founder and CEO
The Green Jobs Machine
A reformed investment banker and Wall Street attorney, Sharron McPherson is a the Co-Founder and CEO of The Green Jobs Machine, a resilience tech company committed to helping communities globally thrive in adverse climate conditions. She is a leading expert on the impact of advancing technologies that drive sustainable growth and development. Sharron is Co-Founder and Former CEO of one of Africa’s largest women’s infrastructure investment groups, the WINDE Consortium (Women in Infrastructure Development & Energy). She is a founding director of Singularity University South Africa and is a former Executive Director of the Centre for Disruptive Technologies, a “think & do” tank based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her life’s passion is to measurably help improve the lives of a billion people by reimaging how we leverage advancing technologies to unlock a better world.
An accomplished public speaker, moderator and published author with a lifetime interest in building better communities through social impact investing, Sharron has addressed a wide range of audiences including TED and the World Economic Forum.
Follow her on Twitter: @McSharron