Bizcon - Speakers

 

BIZCON SoCal is the region's premier small business conference featuring two days of resources, tools and inspiration to help navigate recovery and our new economy.

 

ENTREPRENEUR/FOUNDER, THE ADELANTE MOVEMENT

NELY GALÁN

Galán is a self-made media mogul. She was the first Latina President of Entertainment for Telemundo, and an Emmy Award winning producer of over 700  television shows.  She’s since founded The Adelante Movement to empower and train women to become entrepreneurs. 

CEO & CHIEF DESIGNER, kathy ireland Worldwide

KATHY IRELAND

World-famous lifestyle designer and trendsetter, Ireland is considered one of the most influential people in fashion today leading a design and marketing firm that skillfully translates trends for all markets and price points. She inspired the phrase "Supermodel-turned-super mogul."

PRESIDENT & CEO, L.A. AREA CHAMBER

MARIA S. SALINAS

Salinas is the President & CEO of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the largest business association in Los Angeles County representing more than 1,500-member companies and serving the interests of more than 235,000 businesses across the Los Angeles region.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE & ENTREPRENEUR

RUSSELL WESTBROOK

On court, Westbrook is one of the NBA's brightest starts. His extensive career accomplishments include an MVP award, seven All-NBA selections and an Olympic Gold Medal. Off court, Westbrook is a tireless philanthropist. In 2015, he received the NBA's season-long Community Assist Award for the philanthropic efforts of his Why Not? Foundation.