Speakers

Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner,  Backstage Capital    @arlanwashere

Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner, Backstage Capital

@arlanwashere

Todd Olson, Founder and CEO,  Pendo    @tolson

Todd Olson, Founder and CEO, Pendo

@tolson

Robyn Tomlin, Editor, McClatchy Carolinas at  The News & Observer Publishing Company    @robyntomlin

Robyn Tomlin, Editor, McClatchy Carolinas at The News & Observer Publishing Company

@robyntomlin

David Gardner, Founder and Managing Partner,  Cofounders Capital    @startuphats

David Gardner, Founder and Managing Partner, Cofounders Capital

@startuphats

Vice-Chair Sig Hutchinson, Wake County Board of Commissioners   @sighutchinson

Vice-Chair Sig Hutchinson, Wake County Board of Commissioners

@sighutchinson

Jon Hayes, Founder and CEO,  RewardStock

Jon Hayes, Founder and CEO, RewardStock

Chris Heivly, Entrepreneur in Residence,  Techstars    @chrisheivly

Chris Heivly, Entrepreneur in Residence, Techstars

@chrisheivly

Dr. Kenya Oduor, Managing Director,  Lean Geeks , NCSU Dept of Computer Science Adjunct   @koduor

Dr. Kenya Oduor, Managing Director, Lean Geeks, NCSU Dept of Computer Science Adjunct

@koduor

Adrienne Cole, President and CEO,  Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce    @AColeGRCC

Adrienne Cole, President and CEO, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

@AColeGRCC

Representative Cynthia Ball,  North Carolina General Assembly    @CynthiaforNC
Dr. Paulette Dillard, President,  Shaw University    @ShawUniversity

Dr. Paulette Dillard, President, Shaw University

@ShawUniversity

Scot Wingo, Founder and CEO,  Spiffy    @scotwingo

Scot Wingo, Founder and CEO, Spiffy

@scotwingo

Leah Burton, Director,  Centennial Campus  Partnership Office & Industry Alliances   @ldburton

Leah Burton, Director, Centennial Campus Partnership Office & Industry Alliances

@ldburton

Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder, and CEO LearnPlatform

Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder, and CEO LearnPlatform

Richard Boyd, Founder and CEO,  Tanjo    @metaversal

Richard Boyd, Founder and CEO, Tanjo

@metaversal

Kristine Sloan, CEO,  StartingBloc    @StartingBloc

Kristine Sloan, CEO, StartingBloc

@StartingBloc

Aalok Kanani, Director,  Capital Coalition    @akanani

Aalok Kanani, Director, Capital Coalition

@akanani

Brooks Bell, Founder and CEO,  Brooks Bell    @BrooksBell

Brooks Bell, Founder and CEO, Brooks Bell

@BrooksBell

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, Founder and CEO,  Bee Downtown    @Leigh_Katheryn

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, Founder and CEO, Bee Downtown

@Leigh_Katheryn

Connie Mester, Chief Strategy Officer, Orthus Heath   @conniemester

Connie Mester, Chief Strategy Officer, Orthus Heath

@conniemester

Kate Pearce, Planning Supervisor, Dorthea Dix Park for the City of Raleigh   @dixpark

Kate Pearce, Planning Supervisor, Dorthea Dix Park for the City of Raleigh

@dixpark

Katie Gailes, Director, Entrepreneurship Initiatives,  Wake Tech    @WakeTechCC

Katie Gailes, Director, Entrepreneurship Initiatives, Wake Tech

@WakeTechCC

Jason Widen, Co-founder, HQ Raleigh   @jasonwiden

Jason Widen, Co-founder, HQ Raleigh

@jasonwiden