October 11, 2021

CNBC to Host Virtual Event Featuring Founders and CEOs from the 2021 Disruptor 50 List

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 11, 2021 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the speaker lineup for the Disruptor 50 Summit, which will take place virtually on Thursday, October 21 at 2pm ET.

The Summit is powered by the CNBC Disruptor 50, an annual list of breakthrough venture-backed startups developing revolutionary new technology into scalable business models to build the next generation of great public companies. During the conference, audience members will hear directly from founders and CEOs of companies that made the 2021 Disruptor 50 list, along with other special guest speakers, and have opportunities to meet and mingle in a customized virtual experience.

CNBC Disruptor 50 Summit speakers include:

Donnel Baird, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, BlocPower, Tom Cortese, Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Product Development, Peloton, Sarah Guo, Partner, Greylock, Ravi Gupta, Partner, Sequoia Capital, Kevin Marchetti, Co-Executive Chairman, Lineage Logistics, Shivani Siroya, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, TALA, Troy Swope, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Footprint, Vlad Tenev, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Robinhood

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The Disruptor 50 Summit is sponsored by the New York Stock Exchange.

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