Co-Founder & Chief Program Officer, Techonomy Media
Simone Ross is the executive vice president and chief program officer for Techonomy Media Inc. (www.techonomy.com). She oversees the program for the annual Techonomy conference that debuted in August last year.
Prior to Techonomy, Simone was the program director for Fortune Magazine's conference division, where she was responsible for the magazine's conference group programming efforts for events that include the FORTUNE Global Forum, FORTUNE 500 Forum, Most Powerful Women Summit, iMeme, and Brainstorm.
Before joining Fortune, Simone was director of operations at the Computerworld Smithsonian Awards and a strategic communications consultant. She is a graduate of Wellesley College, a U.K. citizen, and fluent in Thai.