Veni Markovski | Internet pioneer & cybersecurity expert
Veni Markovski is a pioneer for Internet and information technology from Bulgaria. He is currently ICANN‘s Vice President for Stakeholder Engagement for Russia, The Commonwealth of Independent States, and Eastern Europe. He was a Director on ICANN’s Board from 2006 to 2007. He is also the Owner and CEO of Global Solutions and Consulting, and has provided his expertise to several Bulgarian Parliaments.
In 2003 he ran for mayor of Sofia.
Lauren Worley | Press Secretary, NASA
Lauren Worley is a communication expert known as an insightful, fearless and tireless champion of positive change. She transitioned from the world of political messaging to conveying the wonders of the universe as the Press Secretary at NASA. Lauren collaborates with space advocates, NASA leaders across ten centers, journalists, policy makers and other dreamers to share NASA’s vision for improving and benefiting human kind.
She moved to DC in September 2011, loves bacon, and running.