Robert Kraft, Brian Moynihan and Cathy Engelbert to headline second Bloomberg Breakaway Summit

New York, N.Y. – Bloomberg today announced the agenda for the Bloomberg Breakaway Summit, a two-day conference in New York City on May 2-3, 2017. Now in its second year, this exclusive summit brings together a select group of CEOs from high-growth companies and other business leaders for discussions on the most pressing issues affecting commerce today. The program features a combination of exclusive interviews with corporate leaders, top investors, and industry experts, and immersive workshops focused on creating solutions to win in today’s disruptive business environment. Speakers include New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert, AOL co-founder and Revolution LLC chairman Steve Case, Walmart U.S. e-commerce President and CEO Marc Lore, and entrepreneur Michael Rubin; among many others.

“The Bloomberg Breakaway summit is the cornerstone in a series of 2017 events for the Breakaway members that enable CEOs of fast-growth companies to interact in a hands-on way with experts in the business areas that matter to their companies,” said Stephen Colvin, Global Head of Bloomberg LIVE. “The stellar lineup of speakers and CEOs in the audience ensures that the 2017 summit will be another great success for attendees, speakers, and our sponsor partners.”

Members of Bloomberg Breakaway include Linda Blair, president and CEO, ITC Holdings Corp.; Robert D’Loren, chairman & CEO, Xcel Brands; Kara Goldin, founder and CEO, hint Inc.; Diane Hoskins, FAIA, NCARB, Co-CEO, Gensler; Frank Longobardi, CEO, CohnReznick; Torben Möger Pedersen, CEO, PensionDanmark; Andra Rush, President & CEO, Detroit Manufacturing Systems; Yehuda Shmidman, CEO, Sequential Brands Group; Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO, VaynerMedia; Rosa Whitaker, president and CEO, The Whitaker Group; and many others. In addition to the annual summit, members receive a host of benefits including exclusive data and intelligence from Bloomberg and priority invitations to special events and roundtable discussions throughout the year.

During the 2017 Bloomberg Breakaway Summit, members will participate in hands-on, solutions-oriented workshops around one of four key themes – The Digital CEO, AI and Social Impact, Leveraging the Finance Department for Growth, and Strategies for a New Workforce. Each workshop will be summarized and published by Bloomberg Media following the summit.

“We are excited to once again offer the Bloomberg Breakaway Summit audience a slate of carefully programmed and highly interactive workshops focusing on the most pressing issues facing business leaders today,” said Mark Miller, Editor of Bloomberg LIVE. “These workshops provide our members an opportunity not only to engage with their peers but also to learn from one another, a hallmark of the Bloomberg Breakaway experience.”

Full list of speakers at the Bloomberg Breakaway Summit:

• Mark Bonchek, Founder and Chief Epiphany Officer, Shift Thinking
• Steve Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution LLC
• Mark Chancy, Vice Chairman, SunTrust Banks, Inc.
• Nancy Eagan, CEO, Darktrace
• Cathy Engelbert, CEO, Deloitte
• Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg LP
• David Gura, Anchor, Bloomberg
• Ayanna Howard, Professor and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Endowed
Chair in Bioengineering in the School of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
• Lisa Kaplowitz, Instructor of Professional Practice in the Finance and
Economics Department, Rutgers Business School
• Margaret Keane, President and CEO, Synchrony Financial
• Brad Keywell, Co-Founder and CEO, Uptake
• Rob Knake, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
• Robert K. Kraft, Founder, Chairman and CEO, The Kraft Group
• Bruce Lee, Senior Vice President, Head of Operations and
Technology, Fannie Mae
• Anna Liotta, CEO, Resultance
• Marc Lore, President and CEO, Walmart U.S. eCommerce
• Carol Massar, Anchor, Bloomberg
• Mark Miller, Editor, Bloomberg LIVE
• Rob Mionis, President and CEO, Celestica
• Brian Moynihan, CEO, Bank of America
• Megan Murphy, Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
• Robert L. Nardelli, Founder, XLR-8, LLC
• Anurag Rana, Senior Analyst, Technology Services and Software,
Bloomberg Intelligence
• Michael Riley, Reporter, Bloomberg
• Hilton Romanski, SVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Cisco
• Michael G. Rubin, Founder and Executive Chairman, Fanatics
• Brent Shafer, CEO, Phillips North America
• Khozema Shipchandler, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
GE Digital
• Judy A. Smith, President, Smith & Company
• Robert G. Stasio, Cyber Intelligence and Analysis Expert, IBM
• Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor, Global Technology, Bloomberg
• David Stonehill, Managing Director, Carlyle Equity Opportunity Fund,
The Carlyle Group
• Gillian Tan, Columnist, Bloomberg Gadfly

The Bloomberg Breakaway Summit is sponsored by American Airlines Group, Hitachi, and Zebra Technologies.

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