The 2018 edition of the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston will have an eclectic cast of speakers.
Organizers announced the first round of headline speakers for the fifth annual event Wednesday. Among the most notable names are rapper Cardi B; John Kerry, the former U.S. secretary of state and 2004 presidential candidate; AOL co-founder Steve Case; Anthony Scaramucci, the former hedge financier who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s colorful spokesman; and Chris Wylie, the former researcher and whistleblower at Cambridge Analytica.
Of course, of those five speakers, only Cardi B, 25, and Wylie, 29, are actually “under 30.” Kerry, the 74-year-old former Massachusetts senator, not so much. (Fun fact: According to federal filings, Scaramucci once donated $2,000 to Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign.)
The summit will take place at venues across Boston from September 30 to October 3 and will include “more than 200 world-class speakers” from the sports, entertainment, political, and business industries. This year’s summit will feature 24 different programming tracks devoted to particular fields and subjects, from style to sports to cryptocurrency.
“In just seven years, we’ve seen the Forbes Under 30 list grow into an incredible community of bold leaders, entrepreneurs and inventors who shape, inspire and influence our world,” Steven Bertoni, the vice president and senior editor of the Under 30 franchise, said in a statement.
The full list of the first round of announced speakers can be read on the Forbes website.