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On April 13th, 50+ organizations throughout the city will open their doors to NewCo participants,  sharing valuable insights and unique best practices. Join us and get inside the businesses, nonprofits, and civic and cultural agencies that are revitalizing Detroit and inspiring the world.

NewCo Detroit kicks off on the evening of April 12th with a special VIP event celebrating the challenging, gratifying work NewCo host company presenters, sponsors, Advisory Council members and special VIP guests put into Detroit throughout the year. The main festival begins the next day, Wednesday, April 13th, with 5 time slots to choose from throughout the day.

NewCos are on a mission to positively influence their local and global communities. They believe in open collaboration with customers, suppliers, and employees. NewCos know their work affects individuals, places, and our environment. They work hard to ensure that their impact is a positive one.

We’ll be posting our Detroit schedule and launching registration soon, so make sure to check back to our website and Stay informed.

2016 Host Company Participants

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Global Advisory Council

John Borthwick – CEO – Betaworks   /   Ron Conway – Founder & Managing Partner – Angel Investors   /   Dick Costolo   /   Brad Feld – Managing Director – Foundry Group   /   Jason Hirschhorn – CEO and Chief Curator – The ReDEF Group   /   Arianna Huffington – President and Editor-In-Chief – Huffington Post Media Group   /  Steve Papermaster  Chairman and CEO – Powershift Group   /   Matt Seiler – Global CEO – IPG Mediabrands   /   Morgan Spurlock – Filmmaker – Warrior Poets   /   Gary Vaynerchuk – CEO & Founder – VaynerMedia   /   Maynard  Webb – Founder – Webb Investment Network   /  Jeff  Weiner – CEO – LinkedIn   /   Rachel Whetstone – Sr. VP, Policy & Communications  – Uber  /   Fred Wilson – Co-Founder – Union Square Ventures

NewCo Detroit Advisory Council

Jay Adelson – Chairman, Founder, Opsmatic; Formerly CEO, Digg   /  Devon Akmon – Director, Arab American National Museum  /  Toby Barlow – Detroit evangelist; business owner; NY Times writer; novelist (Sharp Teeth and Babayaga); Chief Creative Officer of Team Detroit (Ford’s Global agency)   /   Dick Costolo   /   Jeff DeGraff – Professor at University of Michigan Ross School of Business; author; TED speaker extraordinaire; head of Innovatrium   /  Kerry Doman – Founder & CEO, After5Detroit   /  Dave Egner – President & CEO of the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation   /   Mary Kubitskey – Chevrolet   /  Tom Lauzon – EVP/CIO, Meridian Health Plan   /  Josh Linkner – NYT Best Selling Author; Speaker on Creativity; Founding Partner, Detroit Venture Partners; Founder and Chairman, ePrize   /   Neville Manohar – Digital Marketing Strategist, Analytics & Loyalty, Chrysler   /  Kirk Mayes – Executive Director, Brightmoor Alliance   /   Sue Mosey – President, Midtown Detroit, Inc.   /   Mark Petroff – President/CEO, Marketing Associates  /  Jason Raznick – Lead, Benzinga   /   Richard Rogers – President, College for Creative Studies (CCS)   /  Rev. Lary Simmons – Interim Executive Director of Administration, Brightmoor Alliance; Pastor of Baber Memorial A.M.E Church   /  Ned Staebler – VP for Economic Development, Wayne State University   /  Susan Thompson – Director of Media, Social Media & CRM, Chyrsler Group, LLC   /  Marc Weiser – Founder and Managing Director, RPM Ventures