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The Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival is a week-long celebration of innovators, visionaries, and artists who are shaping small cities. The Festival occurs at dozens of venues throughout downtown Charlottesville. 

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David Murray

Executive Director
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Bryan Myers

Chief Operating Officer
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Angela Navarro

Office of Governor Northam
Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade
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John Negroponte

Vice Chairman, McLarty Associates and Former First Director of...
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Jerry Nemorin

Founder & CEO
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Kathleen Neumann

SerenityShares Investments
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Lindsey Norment

Virginia Tourism Corporation
Interim Brand Director
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Michael O'Connor

City of Frederick (Maryland)
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Atima Omara

Omara Strategy Group
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Vicente Ordonez

University of Virginia
Assistant Professor
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Michael Orlove

National Endowment for the Arts
Director, Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works, Artist Communities,...
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Rich Overmoyer

Fourth Economy
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Deborah Parker

University of Virginia
Professor of Italian
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Mark Parker

James Madison University
Professor of English
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Anna Payne-Fife

The Aspen Institute
Associate Director, Future of Work Initiative
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Kim Penberthy, Ph.D.

ABPP, Chester F. Carlson Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral...
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Charity Pennock

Executive Director
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Paul Perrone

Perrone Robotics
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April Philips

April Philips Design Works
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Ryan Pierce

City of Hartford
Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives
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Joe Poeschl

The Commons
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Gregory Powe

Powe Studio Architects
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Jack Prominski

UVA Data Science Institute
Master's Student
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Helen Propheter

Frederick County, Maryland
Director of Economic Development
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Rob Quartel

NTELX/Bulldog Innovation Group
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Jan Rader

Huntington WV Fire Department
Fire Chief
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Dileep Rajan

Mondrian Consulting
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Monica Rajendiran

Data Scientist
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Lane Rasberry

Data Science Institute at UVA
Wikimedian in Residence
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Sebastian Raschka

Michigan State University
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Chat Razdan

Co-Founder and CEO
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John Reinhold

RVA Magazine
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Aaron Renn

Manhattan Institute
Senior Fellow
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Bettina Ring

Office of the Governor
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
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Austin Rochford

Chief Data Scientist
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Mikel Rodriguez

Director of Computer Vision Research
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Dan Rosensweig

Habitat for Humanity for Greater Charlottesville
President & CEO
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Jack Ross

Beanstalk Farms LLC
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Abhimanyu Roy

Data Science Institute at UVA
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Brian Roy

Monticello HS
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Natassia Rozario

Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
Asso. Counsel Senior Director of External Affairs
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Scott Ryser

Founder & CEO
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Randy Salzman

Design Thinking for the Greater Good
Advocate and Consultant
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Marie Schacht

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Emily Schutzenhofer

UVA Medical School
UVA Medical Student
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Tim Scott

Mitscoots Outfitters
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Landon Shroder

RVA Magazine
Managing Director
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Courtenay Siegfried

Vice President of Communications
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Kyp Sirinakis

Epidarex Capital
Managing Partner
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Bryan Smith

Two Blind Brothers
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Schaeffer Somers

UVA School of Architecture
Architect, Assistant Professor
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Abigail Spanberger

Abigail Spanberger for Congress
Candidate for Congress in VA-7
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Julian Spector

Greentech Media
Staff Writer
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Ben Speggen

Erie Reader
Contributing Editor
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Mary Stargel

The Enterprise Center
Director of Innovation District Programs
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Rhoda Stauffer

Park City, Utah
Affordable Housing Program Manager
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Nicole Steele

GRID Alternatives Mid Atlantic
Executive Director
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Levar Stoney

City of Richmond
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Lisa Sturtevant

Urban Land Institute
Senior Visiting Fellow
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Pamela Sutton-Wallace

University of Virginia Medical Center
Chief Executive Officer
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Julia Swenson

Director of Product Design
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Sana Syed

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, University of Virginia
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
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Michael Szul

University of Virginia, School of Medicine
Principle Software Engineer
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Gail Maddox Taylor

Department of Behavior Health & Disability Services
Director of Prevention
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Anthony Teate

James Madison University
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Renee Teate

Data Scientist
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Jeff Tennery

Founder & CEO
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Aakash Thakkar

Senior Vice President
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Wendy Thomas

City of Gainesville, FL
Director, Department of Doing
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Mel Thompson

Grimm & Parker Architects
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Tom Thompson

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech
Associate Dean and Director of Global Programs
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Phil Tinn

MIT Media Lab - City Science Group
Research Scientist
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JR Tolbert

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)
Vice President, State Legislative Policy
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David Toscano

Virginia General Assembly
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Nancy Twine

Briogeo Hair Care
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Tom Tyrrell

Via Novus Financial; COO, Chicago Public Schools (2012-15)
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Tyson Utt

Apex Clean Energy
Vice President of Development, East
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Siva Vaidhyanathan

Center for Media and Citizenship at UVA
Director of Center for Media and Citizenship
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Richard Schragger, University of Virginia

University of Virginia School of Law
Professor of Law
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Morgan Wall

UVA Data Science Institute
Master's Student
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Clarence Wardell

Results for America
Director of Repurpose for Results
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Claire Wasserman

Ladies Get Paid
Educator, Writer, Community Builder, and Founder
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Devin Welch

Sun Tribe Solar
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Ayn Welleford

VCU Department of Gerontology
Associate Professor and Chair
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Courtney Whalen

Astraea, Inc.
Data Scientist
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Joe Whitchurch

Capital One
Vice President
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Todd Wickersty

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Sandy Wiggins

Concillience LLC
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Anthony Williams

Federal City Council
Executive Director and CEO
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Daniel Willson

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Brad Wolverton

Investigative Reporter
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Jennifer Wright

Author of Get Well Soon and It Ended Badly, Harper's Bazaar
Author, Columnist
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Ali Zaidi

UVA Data Science Institute
Master's Student
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Michael Zelenetz

New York Presbyterian hospital
Data Insights Programmer

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