Friday, October 13, 2017

10:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Hosted by:


One Lincoln Street

Boston, MA 02111

Join us for a full day of leadership development, inspiration, and unrivaled connections at the 2017 Men of Color Leadership Conference (MOC). MOC introduces a dynamic new format designed to engage Boston’s most vibrant and influential men.

Join our collaborative executive sessions that will challenge you to build your executive presence. We consistently come together during our renowned panel discussion – a dialogue among leading men who are paving the way for younger generations.

We have redefined our event, now it’s time for you to redefine your brand.



10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Registration

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Keynote Speaker and Opening Remarks

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Executive Panel Discussion

Our renowned panel discussion facilitates a dialogue among executive leaders focusing on the journey to their success, with the particular impact of their cultural upbringing.


Javier 125pxExecutive Panel Moderator: Javier Barrientos

Senior Director Global Diversity & Inclusion – Biogen



Jean 125pxExecutive Panelist: Jean Bredeche

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder – Quantopian 






Executive Panelist: Fred Lowery

Senior Operating Officer of Life Sciences and President of Lab Products – Thermo Fisher Scientific




12:30 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM - Concurrent Executive Sessions

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM - Concurrent Executive Sessions

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM - Break

3:35 PM - 4:30 PM - Millennial Mindset Discussion

Millennials are often mislabeled. This discussion will look at Millennials who step into their own leadership and create their own success.


eric_rivas-125-pxExecutive Speaker: Eric S. Rivas 

Assistant Vice President Branch Manager – Eastern Bank 




christian_125pxExecutive Speaker: Christian Zimmerman 

Co-Founder and CEO — Qoins




nate_125pxExecutive Speaker: Nate Washington

Co-Founder and CTO — Qoins




chrism_125pxExecutive Speaker: Christopher Morgan

Buyer in the Global Supply Chain — Ocean Spray Cranberries




4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Titans of Color Closing Keynote and Closing Remarks

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Reception

Trail Blazer Partners

Role Model Partners

Motivator Partners

Team Player Partners