IBC Talks are shorter, TED-style presentations during IBC that will feature emerging industry leaders.

These talks will showcase speakers of a diverse range of careers and backgrounds who inspire and positively impact the changing global business landscape.

Kristy Dickerson


Co-founder & CEO of StartPlanner.com

Kristy Dickerson, businesswoman, mom of three boys, author of Start Balancing, and active CEO and co-founder of STARTplanner, has devoted her life to providing hope for individuals who are looking to achieve balance, success, and happiness within their own lives! Dickerson has been sought-after for keynote speaking due to her relatable story, no excuses tone, valuable advice, and upbeat personality that she entrenches in all aspects of her brands. She believes and preaches that individuals have the ability to do anything they want, and she shows and inspires them how to be more productive!

Amanda Bradford

Founder & CEO of The League

Amanda Bradford is the Founder & CEO of The League, a dating app that combines data and social graphs from both Facebook and LinkedIn to offer privacy from coworkers, more context about a potential match, and a curated community of ambitious singles who desire an equally driven partner. Amanda previously worked in technical roles at Salesforce and Google and holds an MBA from Stanford and a BS Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon.