Speakers

World-class speakers will actively engage the Summit audience in a dialogue on important cotton industry topics. Speakers and panelists will offer unique perspectives from each segment of the global cotton supply chain.

Bruce Atherley

Bruce Atherley

Executive Director, Cotton Council International

Kevin Brinkley

Kevin Brinkley

President & CEO, Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

Dr. Jody Campiche

Dr. Jody Campiche

Vice President, Economics & Policy Analysis, National Cotton Council

Johnny

Johnny "Cupcakes" Earle

Founder and CEO, Johnny Cupcakes

Darryl W. Earnest

Darryl W. Earnest

Deputy Administrator,
USDA, AMS, Cotton and Tobacco Program

Jonathan Fee

Jonathan Fee

Partner, Alston & Bird

Kent D. Fountain

Kent D. Fountain

Southeastern Gin, Inc.
Chairman, National Cotton Council Quality Task Force

Dr. Michael T. Fralix

Dr. Michael T. Fralix

President and CEO, [TC]²

Dahlen Hancock

Dahlen Hancock

Chairman, Cotton Council International
Owner, DK & J Farms

Dr. Peter J. Hauser

Dr. Peter J. Hauser

Professor and Interim Head,
Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department, North Carolina State University

Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner

Tech Entrepreneur, Hyper-Growth Leader and Best-Selling Author

Zachary Karabell

Zachary Karabell

Authority on the Global Economy and Politics and Author of The Leading Indicators

Jordan Lea

Jordan Lea

Chairman, Eastern Trading Company, Inc.

Keith T. Lucas

Keith T. Lucas

President, Cotton Council International
Vice President Marketing, Cotton Growers Cooperative

Shane Stephens

Shane Stephens

Chairman, National Cotton Council of America