February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20

12:30 – 1:30

Registration and Networking

1:30 – 1:35

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bob Buderi, Xconomy

1:35 – 2:00

Entrepreneurship and the Future of A.I.

Manoj Saxena, Entrepreneurs Fund

2:00 – 2:40

Elections, Threat Hunting, and More: San Antonio Cybersecurity

Bret Piatt, Jungle Disk
Jacob Stauffer, Coherent Cyber
Chris Gerritz, Infocyte
Will Hurd, U.S. Congressman; Information Technology Subcommittee (moderator)

2:40 – 3:00

Restarting a Startup: Taking Rackspace to Its Next Iteration

David Meredith, Rackspace

3:00 – 3:30

Finding the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Jorge Varela, VelocityTX
Pat Matthews, Active Capital
David Holley, Xconomy (moderator)

3:30 – 4:00

Networking Break

4:00 – 4:30

Funding the Newest Innovations

Michael Girdley, Geekdom Fund
Chris Burney, Alamo Angels
Claire England, Central Texas Angel Network
Cat Dizon, Active Capital (moderator)

4:30 – 5:00

San Antonio’s Emerging Sectors: Healthtech, New Energy, and Beyond

Kimberly Britton, EPIcenter
Jon Larson, Medspoke
Pratap Khanwilkar, InCube Labs
Jerry Wilmink, WiseWear
Jim Perschbach, Port San Antonio (moderator)

5:00 – 5:30

Fireside Chat: Creating and Sustaining a Startup Ecosystem

Lorenzo Gomez, Geekdom; 80/20 Foundation
Graham Weston, Rackspace; Geekdom

5:30 – 6:30

Networking Reception

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.