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

Executive Director, Cotton Council International

William Barksdale

President and Managing Director, Cargill

Wayne Boseman

President, Cotton Growers Cooperative

Trabue Bland

President, ICE Futures U.S.

Harry Broadman

CEO and Managing Partner, Proa Global Partners LLC, Director, Johns Hopkins' Council on Global Enterprise and Emerging Markets

Jody Campiche

Vice President, Economics & Policy Analysis, National Cotton Council

Paul Bush

President and CEO, Calcot, Ltd.

Ron Craft

Chairman, National Cotton Council

Sadek Dossa

CEO, Dossa Cotton & General Trading (Pvt) Limited

Darryl W. Earnest

Deputy Administrator, USDA, AMS, Cotton and Tobacco Program

Dr. Yehia Elmogahzy

President and Founder, El-Mogahzy Learning, LLC

Raymond Faus

CEO, Omnicotton, Inc.

Roger Gilmartin

Managing Director, TriBlend Consultants

Gregory Ibach

Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture's Marketing and Regulatory Programs

Mark King

Radical Leader, Innovation Champion, Culture Advocate, Provocateur, Executive Emeritus, adidas

Keith Lucas

Vice President of Marketing, Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

Jerry Marshall

Owner, The Yiyang Company

Anja Manuel

Co-Founder and Principal, RiceHadleyGates, LLC

Joe Nicosia

Chief Executive Officer, Allenberg Cotton Co.

Coalter Paxton, III

Owner and President, Paxton Bonded Warehouse

Mark Pryor

Chairman and CEO, The Seam

Hank Reichle

President and CEO, Staplcotn

Ted Schneider

President, Cotton Council International

Ted Sheely

President, AzCal Management Company

Dr. Mike Shen

Vice President and Managing Director, Product Development and Implementation, Cotton Incorporated

Horace Wang

Senior Manager, Chinatop (Beijing) Trade Development Co. Ltd.

Azeez Syed

Senior Vice President & Regional Head, Olam Cotton

J. Berrye Worsham

President and Chief Executive Officer, Cotton Incorporated