Inman released the speaker list for the New York Connect conference taking place January 8th.

MLS 2014: 5 things to do right now to get ready
Top visionaries share the 5 things you must be aware of to best position your MLS for the next 5 years.

Moderated by Victor Lund, Partner, WAV Group

  • Beverley Faull, General Manager & Senior Vice President, Fidelity National Information Services
  • Mark Lesswing, Sr. Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, NAR
  • Saul Klein, President & CEO, Internet Crusade / CEO, Point2 Technologies
  • Brian Larson, Attorney at Law, Larson/Sobotka Business Advisors, LLC

For more information on the conference, visit the inman site

Here is the list of speakers

Andreas Assum, Geschaeftsleitung Online Marketing, ImmobilienScout GmbH
Leslie Appleton Young, Vice President & Chief Economist, California Association of REALTORS
Simon Baker, Publisher, Property Portal Watch
Brian Balduf, President & CEO, VHT Inc.
Jeffrey Bastress, President, Startpoint Realty
Kris Berg, Broker Associate, Prudential California Realty
Brad Blumberg, Founder & CEO, SmarterAgent
Brian Boero, Partner, 1000Watt Consulting
Morgan Brown, Director of Marketing, TurnHere
Joel Burslem, VP of Content, Inman News
James Cahill, Executive Vice President/Chief Information & Technology Officer at Terra Holdings, LLC
Ginny Cain McMurtrie, Partner,
Pierre Calzadilla, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Trulia
Louis Cammarsano, General Manager, HomeGain
Brad Carroll, President & CEO, Dakno Real Estate Marketing
Janet Case, CEO, Proxio Inc.
David Charron, President & CEO, MRIS
Janet Choynowski, CEO,
Sherry Chris, President & CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Glenn Cohen, Founder & CEO, Expert Realty
Joel Cohen, Vice President, IMAPP
Jim Cronin, Owner/Author, Real Estate Tomato
Channing Dawson, Senior Vice President of Emerging Media, Scripps Networks Interactive
Gahlord Dewald, Director of Web Strategy, Union Street Media
Phil Thomas di Guilio, Co-Founder,
Andy Etches, Managing Director, BrightSale UK
Beverley Faull, General Manager & Senior Vice President, Fidelity National Information Services
Marty Frame, SVP & GM, Cyberhomes
Norm Flynn, CEO, International Real Property Foundation
Ed Freyfogle, Co-Founder, Nestoria
Mark Ford, Founder & COO, Qwasi
Wendy Forsythe
, VP, Broker Services and Product Development, Better Homes and Garden Real Estate LLC
Hector Gavilla
, President and Founder of
Jamie Glenn
, Vice President, Product Management,
Matt Goyer, Director of Online Marketing, Redfin
Dan Green, Loan Officer, Mobium Mortgage
Rob Hahn, VP of Marketing, Onboard Infomatics
Bob Hale, President and CEO, HAR
Jim Harrison, President and CEO, MLS Listings
Doug Heddings, Senior VP, Prudential Douglas Elliman
Dottie Herman, President & CEO, Prudential Douglas Elliman
Stan Humphries, Vice President of Data and Analytics at
Takahito Iguchi, CEO, TonchiDot
Bradley Inman, Founder and Publisher, Inman News
Stephen Jagger, Co-Founder, Ubertor
Tara Jones, Co-Owner, Reel Dwellings TV
Ivailo Jordanov, Founder,
Satbir Khanuja, CEO, Second Space
Teresa King Kinney, CEO, Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches
Philip Kiracofe, Chief Technologist, Coldwell Banker Previews International
Saul Klein, President & CEO, Internet Crusade / CEO, Point2 Technologies
Nicolai Kolding , COO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, LLC
Paul Kontonis, Co-Founder & CEO, ForYourImagination
Jayashree Kurup, Head Content & Research,
Yannick Laclau, Founder & CEO,
Brian Larson, Attorney at Law, Larson/Sobotka Business Advisors, LLC
Daniel Lee PhD, CEO, Globrix
Mark Lesswing, Sr. Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, NAR
Miriam M. Lowe, VP International Operations, NAR
Jordan Levy, Partner, Softbank
Fred Light, Video Producer,
Terry Loebs, Managing Director, MacroMarkets LLC
Victor Lund, Partner, WAV Group
Sharon E. Michnay, Director of Corporate Business Development, Halstead Property
Jonathan Miller, Co-Founder, Miller Samuel Inc.
David Michonski, CEO & Chairman, Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy
Ashfaq Munshi, Founder & CEO, Terabitz, Inc.
Craig Newmark, customer service rep & founder,
Richard Ollier, Founder, Giroptic
Cameron Paine, CEO, Connecticut MLS, Inc.
Alex Perriello, CEO, Realogy
Ben Phillips, Vice President of New Products and Research, Managing Director, Realogy Franchise Group
Rina Plapler, Senior Executive Director, FutureBrand New York
Stan Ponte, President, Previews Marketing Division, Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy
Matthew Quinlan, Group Product Manager, Enterprise Mapping, Microsoft Corporation
Spencer Rascoff, CFO and VP Marketing,
Richard Rector, President & CEO, Realty Executives
Ashley Rigg, Director,
Barry Ritholtz, Chief Market Strategist, Ritholtz Research & CEO; Director of Equity Research, Fusion IQ
Kelly Roark, VP, Interactive Sales & Development,
Greg Robertson, Partner, Woolley | Robertson Group
Benn Rosales, Founder, AgentGenius
Noah Rosenblatt, Founder,
Andrew Ross Sorkin, Founder and Editor of Dealbook & Chief Reporter on Mergers and Acquisitions, The New York Times
Daniel Rothamel, Realtor & Community Manager, Inman News
Errol Samuelson, President,
Matthew Shadbolt, Director of Internet Marketing, The Corcoran Group
Joshua Sharfman, CTO, CAR
Rick Sharga, Senior Vice President, RealtyTrac
Robert Shiller
, Co-founder of MacroMarkets LLC, Co-creator of the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, and Professor of Economics, Yale University
James Shiner, Co-founder and Lead Developer, ZIPVO, LLC
Marc Siden, Co-Founder & CEO, Onboard Infomatics
Michael Simonsen, CEO, Altos Research Corp.
Joel Singer, President, Real Estate Business Services, CAR
Michael Smith, Founder & CEO, StreetEasy
Celeste Starchild, Vice President of Broker Sales, ThreeWide Corporation
Ori Staub, Technology Director, Active Websites, LLC
Thijs Stoffer, CEO, ICREA
Jacky Teplitzky, Managing Director, Prudential Douglas Elliman
Jay Thompson, Designated Broker, Thompson’s Realty
Jeff Turner, Founder,
John Vatistas, Co-Chairman, Russ Lyon Realty Company
Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder & Director of Operations,
Thomas Vogel, Co-Founder, ourbania GbR
Brendan Walsh, Advertising Director-Real Estate, Digital, The New York Times Media Group
Ian Watt, Luxury Condo Realtor, MacDonald Realty
Benjamin Wayne, Founder & CEO, Fliqz
Becca Wilson, President & CEO,
Fred Wilson, Venture Capitalist, Union Square Ventures
Michael Wurzer, President & CEO, FBS Data Systems
Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior VP of Research, National Association of REALTORS