Fast Company Innovation Festival adds CEOs of Sundial, Intel


Drew Barrymore, the actress, director, entrepreneur, and government producer and host of The Drew Barrymore Present will assist kick off the Fast Company Innovation Festival this fall. Different keynote audio system embody Coupledom podcast cohosts and actors Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre Elba.

The competition’s numerous lineup of panelists and audio system embody Sundial Manufacturers CEO Cara Sabin; Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts; Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger; Michael Miebach, CEO of Mastercard; and Carol Tomé, CEO of UPS. 

LinkedIn cofounder and Greylock associate Reid Hoffman will seem with June Cohen, CEO of WaitWhat, which produces the Masters of Scale podcast that Hoffman hosts. Hoffman, Cohen, and Deron Triff are the coauthors of a forthcoming Masters of Scale e-book. 

Barrymore, who began performing in commercials earlier than her first birthday, can also be the founder of Flower Movies, a manufacturing firm, and Barrymore Manufacturers. Her product launches embody cosmetics firm Flower Magnificence and Lovely, a line of kitchen instruments and home equipment for Walmart. Her discuss present, The Drew Barrymore Present, premiered in September 2020, and earlier this 12 months she and Bauer Media debuted Drew journal.


On Coupledom, Idris Elba and Sabrina Elba converse with well-known pairs on their partnerships. The Elbas are also cofounders of S’in a position Labs, a way of life model centered on relationships.

The hybrid competition might be held September 27–30, with in-person Fast Tracks—editorially curated discipline journeys to New York’s most progressive workplaces—held in individual September 28 and 29. 

Fast Observe hosts embody Mastercard, CannonDesign, Tory Burch, Moët Hennessy USA, Parsley Well being, DCK, Diamond Schmitt, Zambezi, and Luminary.    

Keynote interviews, panels, and interactive workshops might be held at our digital hub. Confirmed workshops embody “The way to Eat Your Solution to Your Finest Mind” with Harvard-trained psychiatrist Dr. Uma Naidoo; “Artistic Collaboration in a Hybrid Office” with creator and entrepreneur Erica Dhawan; and “The way to Community, Develop in Your Profession, and Get a Promotion Whereas Working Remotely” with advertising specialist, professor, and creator Dorie Clark.

Go to the Innovation Festival website for ticket buy data, an inventory of audio system, and extra particulars on classes and Fast Tracks. Further audio system and classes might be introduced within the coming weeks.

The 2021 Fast Company Innovation Festival is sponsored by Altair, Genpact, Klarna, Mastercard, Sq., Takeda, and the Elevate Prize.