CEO
OpenAI

Sam Altman is a visionary entrepreneur, investor, and speaker recognized for his expertise in technology, innovation, and startup culture. With a track record of success and a deep understanding of the startup ecosystem, Altman has become a highly sought-after speaker, captivating audiences with his insights and inspiring them to embrace the power of entrepreneurship.

In 2014, Altman was appointed the president of Y Combinator (YC), one of the world’s most prestigious startup accelerators. Under his leadership, YC expanded its influence and became an influential force in the tech industry. Altman’s visionary approach and dedication to fostering entrepreneurial talent have helped shape the success of numerous startups and catapulted YC to new heights.

As a speaker, Altman delivers dynamic talks on a wide range of topics, including entrepreneurship, technology trends, and the future of innovation. He shares his firsthand experiences, offers invaluable advice to aspiring entrepreneurs, and provides a glimpse into the transformative power of disruptive technologies. With a charismatic stage presence and a keen ability to distill complex concepts into digestible insights, Altman leaves audiences inspired to pursue their own entrepreneurial endeavors and embrace the opportunities presented by the rapidly evolving tech landscape.

Summits Attended: 2023 Pride

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.