Innovation & Emerging Technology to Launch the Circular Economy,

Room 909


Natasha franck

ceo & founder,


Natasha Franck is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of EON.  EON is the leading Digital Identity technology company across fashion, apparel and retail – harnessing the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to unlock end-to-end business intelligence. Before launching EON, Natasha was the Senior Vice President of Global Business Development at Delos, a technology and real estate start-up.  At Delos, Natasha supported the launch of the International WELL Building Institute and lead the global expansion of WELL Building Standard through Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Delos, Natasha worked at Jonathan Rose Companies where she consulted on smart cities and urban design and development. Natasha holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgetown University.


Steven Haft

Head of Global Partnerships, Consensys

Board member, Blockchain Social Impact Coalition

Head Of Global Partnerships at CONSENSYS, largest blockchain software company in the world and a Board Member of the Blockchain Social Impact Coalition. Prior to 2017, Haft oversaw innovation at $3B TIME Inc, helped convene the Vatican’s Forum on a New Social Compact in 2016, ran strategy at AOL’s $1.2B Ad Sales Group, produced films DEAD POETS, EMMA & MADtv, is a Fellow at HBS Prof Clay Cristensen's Disruptor Foundation, former staff at the ACLU and Ford and Rockefeller philanthropies, and a co-founder of both Earth Day and The Creative Coalition.


faith legendre

Senior Circular economy strategist,

cisco systems, inc.

Faith Legendre is the Sr Circular Economy Strategist at Cisco Systems, Inc. Faith believes that we can bring the global circular economy to fruition together by strategically implementing people and technology at the right points in the interconnected loops.


Dmitriy Yakubov

Executive Director

J.P Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

Dmitriy Yakubov is the Wholesale Payments Innovation and Fintech Lead within J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank. His focus is to engage with clients and partner with FinTech’s to accelerate the development of disruptive new products and services for Wholesale Banking.

Prior to his current role, Dmitriy was the Supply Chain Finance Head of North America for J.P. Morgan. Dmitriy has over a decade of experience in Business Development, Product Management and Strategy holding positions globally out of New York, US and Sydney, AU.

Dmitriy holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.


Victoria Bill (Moderator)

Founding Manager,

NYU Tandon School of Engineering MakerSpace Lab

Victoria Bill is the founding Manager of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering MakerSpace Lab. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the first-year engineering program, teaching EG 1003 Introduction to Engineering and Design. She received her master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in embedded systems, electromagnetics, and acoustics. Her research interests include IoT, wearable technology, and engineering education. She presents annually at the American Society for Engineering Education and the International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces.