MIC announces its Second Round of Speakers for the 2023 Conference
iAsia Brown, aka “Tech Picasso,” is a Senior Producer at Xbox and a proud combat veteran. She is recognized for her innovative leadership and connects with others, unlocking their potential. Passionate about mental health for Military, Gaming, and LGBTQIA+ communities, iAsia supports philanthropic efforts. She enjoys gaming, bodybuilding, documentaries, family time, art, and reading. Serving on Women in Tech Hollywood and Creating Coding Careers boards, iAsia mentors future tech leaders.
Austin von Letkemann is most known as “MandatoryFunDay” on social media. Over the course of 8 months, he has gained 260,000 followers on TikTok, 230,000 followers on Instagram, 122,000 followers on Facebook, and 50,000 followers on YouTube. He is currently one of the most-watched military social media personalities, with over 60 million monthly views across his platforms.
Monica Fullerton is the founder and CEO of Spouse-ly. Named a Trailblazer in Tech by Military Spouse Magazine, Forbes Next 1000 List, called on the MIGHTY 25 list as one of the most influential leaders supporting the military community, and recently named on the Entreprenista 100 list as one of the best community-led businesses, Fullerton is an ambitious entrepreneur, twin mom, and Air Force spouse.
Jai Salters has carved an impressive path through military service, cybersecurity, and education. His journey commenced with an enlistment in the United States Navy on the poignant date of September 11, 2002, as a Cryptologic Technician (Collection). His resilience, intelligence, and relentless drive propelled him through the ranks to Chief Petty Officer before achieving commission as a Cryptologic Warfare Officer. Salters founded ACT NOW Education, an innovative organization offering free, comprehensive educational resources and opportunities to the military community. Salters’ vision of inclusivity also birthed DE&I Tech, another testament to his commitment to diversity and equal opportunity in technology.
Tonya Murphy is the Senior Manager, Advancement for Travis Manion Foundation, supporting and connecting with corporate partners and building meaningful relationships. As a Navy spouse with nearly 20 years of experience supporting the military community, Tonya’s passion is both personal and professional. Tonya believes that learning, both formal and informal, is a lifelong endeavor. She has earned degrees from Washington University in St. Louis and University of Memphis, and continues to expand her knowledge through individual courses and certifications.
Richard Comitz is the Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff at American Corporate Partners (ACP). He is a senior leader overseeing corporate relations, outreach, and communications of the team who assists veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses prepare for a meaningful career after military service. Prior to ACP and after retiring from the Army, he was the Director of Operations at Long Island University.
Kayla Corbitt is the Founder of Operation Child Care and a dedicated advocate for military families. With a passion for supporting our troops and their loved ones, Kayla has approached entrepreneurship to address critical needs within this community. She firmly believes that a strong military begins with strong families and is committed to providing essential resources and support through her work with Operation Child Care.
Evan Guzman is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic talent acquisition, corporate development, employment marketing & branding. Evan is the founder of Verizon’s Military Programs and Engagement program. In this role, he established, developed, and implemented an award-winning and nationally recognized military engagement initiative rated #1 multiple times by Best for Vets, GI Jobs & Military Spouse magazine. Evan is the recipient of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Hiring Our Heroes – Colonel Michael Endres Award and has been recognized by former President George W. Bush & former First Lady Michelle Obama, the White House-Joining Forces, Department of Defense, and many other reputable establishments. Currently, Evan is Head of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships for Veterati and actively supports the military-connected community with mentorship, networking, and career transition and readiness.
MIC will continue to announce speakers in the weeks ahead. For more information on how you can meet our all-star cast of speakers, head to our website for event information and tickets.