Speakers 2019

Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke MP.
Minister of Finance and the Public Service

Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke is Minister of Finance and the Public Service and Member of Parliament for St Andrew North Western... Read More



the Honourable Floyd Green MP.
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture

This son of St. Elizabeth has an outstanding academic track record with his foundation being laid at Munro College, and then further nurtured at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus... Read More


Jenifer Bailey
Academic Director
iCreate Institute

Jennifer Bailey is a Babson College Professor whose areas of research and teaching expertise are innovation management, entrepreneurship and operations management... Read More


Kemal Brown
Digital Global Group Inc.

Kemal Brown is the Chairman of Digita Global Group Inc., and serves in varied capacities in its subsidiary companies... Read More


Joshua Cauley
CEO and Founder
Performance Mods,LLC.

Joshua Cauley is the Founder and CEO of Performance Mods, LLC, a high performance automotive, e-commerce company... Read More


Michelle Chong
CEO and co-founder
Honey Bun Limited

Mrs. Michelle Chong is CEO and co-founder of Honey Bun (1982) Limited, which has been in operation for over 35 years... Read More


Andrea Dempster-Chung
Director Co-founder
Kingston Creatives

Andrea is the co-founder of Kingston Creative, a nonprofit organisation seeking to transform Downtown through the Arts... Read More


Harold Davis
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Business Development Corporation

Harold Davis is a trained Industrial Engineer with over twenty-five (25) years’ experience in Industrial development... Read More


Marlene Street Forrest
Managing Director
Jamaica Stock Exchange

Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest is the Managing Director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) and Director of both its subsidiaries... Read More


Cecil Foster
Managing Director
Fosrich Group of Companies

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Eszter Hartay
Senior Legal Advisor
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)

Ms. Eszter Hartay is a Hungarian lawyer working as a Senior Legal Advisor with the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL)... Read More



Gillian Hyde
General Manager
JN Small Business Loans

Mrs Gillian Hyde was appointed in 2015 as General Manager of JN Small Business Loans, which prides itself in providing access to credit for the MSME sector... Read More



Roland Kidwell
Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management Programs
Director of the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship
College of Business
Florida Atlantic University

Roland Kidwell is a distinguished Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management Programs at the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University.... Read More



Kevin Langley
President Co-Founder
Entreprenuers Across Borders
United States

Kevin Langley has been an entrepreneur since his days as a student at Louisiana State University (LSU)... Read More



Joseph Matalon 
Chairman of ICD Group Holdings & FirstAngels

Mr. Joseph M. Matalon, C.D., B.Sc. (Hons.) Econ. He is Chairman of ICD Group Holdings Limited and is a director of certain of ICD’s other subsidiary... Read More



Howard Mitchell
Council of the Institute of Jamaica

A lawyer by profession, Mr. Howard Mitchell maintained a successful Commercial Law Practice for thirty-five (35) years... Read More



Jocelyn Nieva
Senior Legal Advisor
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)

Jocelyn Nieva is Senior Legal Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean with the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)... Read More



Janelle Pantry
Founder and Creative Director
Spaces Limited

Janelle Pantry-Coke is the Founder and Creative Director of Spaces Limited -- one of Kingston's leading retailers of quality furniture and accessories... Read More



Gary Peart
Chief Executive Officer Mayberry Investments Ltd

Gary has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mayberry since May 2005... Read More


Audrey Richards
Director on the Boards of Scotia Group Jamaica Limited

Audrey Richards is a Consultant with the Development Bank of Jamaica, with responsibility for the development of the ecosystem for Private Equity and Venture Capital in Jamaica... Read More


Terry-Ann Segree-Brown
Private Finance Operations Specialist
IDB Lab of the Inter-American Development Bank

Terry-Ann Segree-Brown is the Private Finance Operations Specialist with the IDB Lab (formerly Multilateral Investment Fund) of the Inter-American Development Bank... Read More


Dr. Somdutta Singh
Serial Entrepreneur
Mentor and Advisor

A serial entrepreneur, mentor and advisor, Dr Somdutta Singh channels her life experiences into stories she narrates... Read More


Gordon Swaby
CEO and Co-Founder
EduFocal Limited

Gordon Swaby is the CEO and Co-Founder of multi-award winning EduFocal Limited, an innovative online social learning service... Read More


Norman Thompson
Vice President
Corporate Banking at First Global Bank

As Vice President of Corporate Banking at First Global Bank (FGB), Norman leads a team of Relationship Managers to provide corporate banking services... Read More


Rory-Craig Walker
C.E.O. and Founder
Jamaican Care Packages Ltd.

Rory-Craig Walker, C.E.O. and Founder of Jamaican Care Packages Ltd. Attended Campion College and the University Of The West Indies, gaining a BSc. in Computer Science from the latter... Read More


Craig Watters
Riata Institute for Global Social Entrepreneurship and International Entrepreneurship
United Sates

Craig Watters is currently the Director of the Riata Institute for Global Social Entrepreneurship and International Entrepreneurship Chair at Oklahoma State University (OSU)... Read More


Tyrone Wilson
President & CEO of eMedia Interactive Group

Tyrone Wilson is the President & CEO of eMedia Interactive Group, the holding company of iCreate Limited, a Creative Training Institute, listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange - Junior Market, and Vertical Creative Limited - the license holder of the historical Reggae Sunsplash Festival... Read More