Staging 2018 Keynotes

2018 Keynote Speaker

Emily Chang


Bloomberg Technology

2018 BVC Keynote Speaker

Emily Chang is the anchor and executive producer of Bloomberg Technology, a daily TV show focused on global technology, and Bloomberg Studio 1.0, where she regularly speaks to top tech executives, investors, and entrepreneurs. She was previously a CNN correspondent based in Beijing and London, and has won five regional Emmy awards for her reporting. She is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in San Francisco with her husband and three children.



2018 Impact Keynote Speaker

Breanna DiGiammarino



2018 BVC Impact Keynote Speaker

Breanna DiGiammarino is the Senior Director of Social Innovation at Indiegogo. At Indiegogo, Bre raises awareness about the value and best practices of crowdfunding for social entrepreneurs and works to empower many of the most impactful campaigners on the site, such as blogger Humans of New York’s fundraiser to address bonded labor in Pakistan with a $2.3M raise and the B Corp Cotopaxi’s Allpa Travel bag campaign with a $1.3M raise.

Before Indiegogo, Breanna was the Senior Associate at the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a leading social venture fund and an Associate Consultant at The Bridgespan Group, the non-profit arm of Bain & Company.  Breanna holds a Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Government from the University of Virginia. While at UVA, she founded Kids Acting Out, an organization that brings the value of theater to the lives of kids without access to the performing arts.