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CDT
 

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Dry Goods Building
107 N Flores
San Antonio, TX

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Monday, October 11, 2021

- CDT
Keynote
Rethinking San Antonio Startup Week & Beyond
Thu Nguyen
Thu Nguyen 80|20 Foundation, Director of Programs
Leslie Chasnoff
Leslie Chasnoff Geekdom, Programs Director
Christian Reed-Ogba
Christian Reed-Ogba EHCU PUBLIC RELATIONS, CEO
Sarah Woolsey
Sarah Woolsey The Impact Guild
- CDT
- CDT
Startup Spotlight
Startup Spotlight: Irys
Beto Gomez
Beto Gomez Irys, Co-Founder & COO
Alexandra Frey
Alexandra Frey 80|20 Foundation, Executive Director
- CDT
- CDT
Marketing & Branding
Visionary Leadership
Ian Friedel
Ian Friedel Brand Author, Creative Director
Zahra Cruzan
Zahra Cruzan Brand Author, CEO/Director of Brand Strategy
- CDT
Keynote
Data Doesn't Lie: The Future of Downtown SA
David Mongeau
David Mongeau The University of Texas at San Antonio, Founding Director, School of Data Science and Professor of Practice, University College

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

- CDT
Breaking into Tech & Sports as a Young Asian American Woman
Thu Nguyen
Thu Nguyen 80|20 Foundation, Director of Programs
Katrina Palanca
Katrina Palanca Spurs Sports & Entertainment, VP Global Partnerships
- CDT
Inclusive Investing
Investing in Diverse Founders
Ethan Monreal-Jackson
Ethan Monreal-Jackson Newtype Ventures (formerly Agave Fund), Founder and General Partner
Cat Dizon (She/Her)
Cat Dizon (She/Her) Active Capital, Co-Founder/COO
David Robinson Jr
David Robinson Jr Weston Urban, Director of Placemaking
Dan Graham
Dan Graham Notley, Springdale Ventures and Geyser Group, Founder and General Partner
- CDT
- CDT
Thought Leaders
What Ted Lasso Can Teach You About Leadership
Jeremy Karney
Jeremy Karney Bright Health Group, Director of Digital Experience Design
Jared Stephens
Jared Stephens Bright Health Group, VP, Head of Product Design

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

- CDT
- CDT
Innovation & Nerd Tech
The Future is Female – SA Women in Robotics
Alexis Best
Alexis Best Plus One Robotics, Digital and Content Marketing Manager
Stephanie Garcia
Stephanie Garcia Port San Antonio
Lydia Unterreiner
Lydia Unterreiner Reckon Point, Software Engineer
Brigitte McAuliff
Brigitte McAuliff Booz Allen Hamilton, Product Manager
- CDT
Startup Spotlight
Startup Spotlight: Alt Bionics
Ryan Saavedra
Ryan Saavedra Alt-bionics, Chief Executive Officer / Founder
Stephanie Garcia
Stephanie Garcia Port San Antonio
- CDT
Inclusive Investing
Diversity in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry
Jody Hall
Jody Hall HEB, VP of Sourcing
Marissa Epstein
Marissa Epstein Springdale Ventures, Partner
Yoni Medhin
Yoni Medhin Grain4Grain, Co-Founder
Maria Mejia
Maria Mejia Colibri Mountain Coffee
- CDT
Connecting to Community Thought Leaders
Starting Up For Good: Launching Social Impact Organizations
H. Drew Galloway
H. Drew Galloway BRIDGE, Founder & Executive Director
Valerie Reiffert
Valerie Reiffert Radical Registrars, Executive Director
Eduardo Bravo
Eduardo Bravo Irys Technologies, Inc., Co-founder & CFO
- CDT
Partner Events
The Impact Lab
Amy Ickes
Amy Ickes The Impact Guild
Sarah Woolsey
Sarah Woolsey The Impact Guild
Paul Kim
Paul Kim Flywheel Learning Lab, Consultant
Jennifer Maestas
Jennifer Maestas San Antonio Leaders & Teachers, Founder

Thursday, October 14, 2021

- CDT
- CDT
Thought Leaders
Leveraging Data Science for Equitable Entrepreneurship
David Mongeau
David Mongeau The University of Texas at San Antonio, Founding Director, School of Data Science and Professor of Practice, University College
Washington Navarro
Washington Navarro TheEntrepreneurialWorld.com, Founder/Business Developer
Vanessa Sansone
Vanessa Sansone The University of Texas at San Antonio, Assistant Professor of Higher Education
- CDT
Startup Spotlight
Startup Spotlight: Betty's Co
Jennifer Newell
Jennifer Newell Betty's Co., Founder & CEO
Thu Nguyen
Thu Nguyen 80|20 Foundation, Director of Programs
- CDT
Talent, Hiring, & Culture
Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe 3.0
David Jones
David Jones DJ Law, Attorney and Founder
Amy Garza Lee
Amy Garza Lee Dura Software, Project Manager
Jason Pittman
Jason Pittman Big Sun Solar, Co-Founder & President
La Juana Chambers Lawson
La Juana Chambers Lawson Tacit Growth Strategies, Founder and CEO

Friday, October 15, 2021

- CDT
Collab Event
CityFest x SASW Collab: the Future of Innovation, Technology and Journalism
Angie Mock
Angie Mock San Antonio Report, Publisher and CEO
Charles Woodin
Charles Woodin Geekdom, CEO
Dax Moreno
Dax Moreno Verity SA, Founder & Principal
Chris Scotti
Chris Scotti Texas A&M University, Director of New Ventures
- CDT
Innovation & Nerd Tech
Get Ready to Play in the SmartSA Sandbox!
Brian Dillard
Brian Dillard City of San Antonio, Chief Innovation Officer
Emily Royall
Emily Royall City of San Antonio, Smart City Coordinator
- CDT
- CDT
Connecting to Community
Redefining the "Social" in Social Media
Joel Harris
Joel Harris Curate, Co-founder
Cayce Harris
Cayce Harris Curate, Co-Founder
Bob Anglin
Bob Anglin Arro Technologies, Chief Production Officer
Dax Moreno
Dax Moreno Verity SA, Founder & Principal
- CDT
Collab Event Partner Events
Transfer - A Multi-Generational Panel on the Impact of a Lasting Legacy
Michelle Vallejo
Michelle Vallejo Hustle + Socialize, Co-Founder
Ashley Bird
Ashley Bird Blooming with Birdie, CEO | Founder
Madelein Santibáñez
Madelein Santibáñez De Corazon Circles
Suyapa Muñoz
Suyapa Muñoz South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH)

Monday, October 18, 2021

- CDT
- CDT
Connecting to Community Thought Leaders
Our Digital Future: A Conversation on SA Digital Connects
Marina Gavito
Marina Gavito SA Digital Connects, Executive Director
Dax Moreno
Dax Moreno Verity SA, Founder & Principal
Laura Cole
Laura Cole Bibliotech, Administrator
Brian Dillard
Brian Dillard City of San Antonio, Chief Innovation Officer
- CDT
Startup Spotlight
Startup Spotlight: SA in a Box
Allison Craig
Allison Craig San Antonio in a Box
Alexandra Frey
Alexandra Frey 80|20 Foundation, Executive Director
- CDT
Connecting to Community
Live Recording: San Antonio Podcast Network | Searching for SA
Michelle Vallejo
Michelle Vallejo Hustle + Socialize, Co-Founder
Christina Jovanna Olivarez
Christina Jovanna Olivarez Christina SBG, LLC | Hustle + Socialize, LLC, Founder + CEO | Co-founder
Zachary Espericueta
Zachary Espericueta San Antonio Podcast Network, Podcast Host
- CDT
Marketing & Branding
Brand Modeling: The Science and Art of Framing Your Brand
Zahra Cruzan
Zahra Cruzan Brand Author, CEO/Director of Brand Strategy
Ian Friedel
Ian Friedel Brand Author, Creative Director
- CDT
Angel Investing
Venture for America Presents: Financing Your Startup
Cat Dizon (She/Her)
Cat Dizon (She/Her) Active Capital, Co-Founder/COO
Washington Navarro
Washington Navarro TheEntrepreneurialWorld.com, Founder/Business Developer
Sean Wen
Sean Wen Pinch Boil House & Curry Boys BBQ, Co-Owner

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

- CDT
Thought Leaders
Telling Your Brand Story
Melissa Vela-Williamson
Melissa Vela-Williamson MVW Communications, Chief Communication Architect
- CDT
- CDT
- CDT
Career Tracks to Entrepreneurship
Thu Nguyen
Thu Nguyen 80|20 Foundation, Director of Programs
Cade Blalock
Cade Blalock White Cloud, Digital Media Producer
Katt Slagle
Katt Slagle Community Labs
Maulesh Trivedi
Maulesh Trivedi Plus One Robotics, Robotics Software and Machine Learning Engineer
- CDT
Connecting to Community
Navigating Sustainability in Entrepreneurship
Sharmon Lebby
Sharmon Lebby Ethical Network of San Antonio, President
Mar-y-Sol Salinas-McCoy
Mar-y-Sol Salinas-McCoy Essential Wisdom Coaching, Founder | Integral & Transpersonal Coach | Consultant

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

- CDT
Angel Investing
Accessing Capital in San Antonio
Sebastian Garzon
Sebastian Garzon Alamo Angels, ED
Mariano Gonzalez
Mariano Gonzalez MGV Capital Group, Founder and General Partner
Justin McKenzie
Justin McKenzie Boerne Kendall County Angel Network, Executive Director & Founder
Charles Woodin
Charles Woodin Geekdom, CEO
- CDT
Startup Building Blocks
The Startup Guidebook: Ideation Workshop
Leslie Chasnoff
Leslie Chasnoff Geekdom, Programs Director
Jon Garcia
Jon Garcia Geekdom, Program Manager
Washington Navarro
Washington Navarro TheEntrepreneurialWorld.com, Founder/Business Developer
- CDT
Startup Spotlight
Startup Spotlight: Curate
Joel Harris
Joel Harris Curate, Co-founder
Jon Garcia
Jon Garcia Geekdom, Program Manager
Cayce Harris
Cayce Harris Curate, Co-Founder
- CDT
Talent, Hiring, & Culture
Opportunity Knocks: Building Amazing Team Cultures in a Post-Pandemic World
Lisa Little
Lisa Little ComedySportz San Antonio, Artistic Director/ Owner
Michele Autenrieth Brown
Michele Autenrieth Brown GDC Marketing & Ideation, Chief Operating Officer
- CDT

Thursday, October 21, 2021

- CDT
Startup Building Blocks
Elevating Your Side-Hustle in 2021
Jen McKee
Jen McKee Kee Hart Marketing, Founder
Patty Toms
Patty Toms Social Style by Patty Toms, Founder & Social Media Maven
Alicia Lozano
Alicia Lozano The Motivated Co., Founder + CEO
Amy Wees
Amy Wees Amazing at Home eCommerce Consulting, Founder
- CDT
Marketing & Branding
Bridging the Gap Between Marketing & Media in San Antonio
Cindy Vela
Cindy Vela Startup Productions, Brand Ambassador
Christie Kaye
Christie Kaye Koasis Media, Co-Founder/Dir. of Operations
Noel Hernandez
Noel Hernandez Koasis Media, Co-Founder/Dir. of Photo Production
Darren Abate
Darren Abate Koasis Media, Partner/Dir. of Video Production
- CDT
Startup Spotlight
Startup Spotlight: Blooming with Birdie
Ashley Bird
Ashley Bird Blooming with Birdie, CEO | Founder
Dax Moreno
Dax Moreno Verity SA, Founder & Principal
- CDT
Thought Leaders
The Future of Hispanic Entrepreneurship in SA
Dax Moreno
Dax Moreno Verity SA, Founder & Principal
Denise Hernandez
Denise Hernandez True Flavors Catering, VP of Development
Luis Martinez
Luis Martinez Trinity University, Director
Jose Padilla
Jose Padilla Padilla Law PLLC, Managing Partner
- CDT
Thought Leaders
Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
Luis Martinez
Luis Martinez Trinity University, Director
Randy Quinn
Randy Quinn UTSA, Executive Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Jose F. Moreno
Jose F. Moreno University of The Incarnate Word, Co-Chair of the Beckendorf Family Center for Innovation and Global Entrepreneurship
Sergio Palacios
Sergio Palacios St. Mary's University, Associate Professor of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
- CDT
Cyber Startups
State of Cybersecurity in SA Panel
Patsy Boozer
Patsy Boozer City of San Antonio, Chief Security Officer
Eddie Contreras
Eddie Contreras Frost Bank, Chief Information Security Officer
Jeff Fair
Jeff Fair San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, VP, Cybersecurity & Economic Development
Daniel Galvan
Daniel Galvan IPSecure, Chief Strategy Officer

Friday, October 22, 2021

- CDT
- CDT
- CDT
Connecting to Community
Inventor's Corner: Live Pitch & Feedback Session
Amy Wees
Amy Wees Amazing at Home eCommerce Consulting, Founder
Richard Rodriguez
Richard Rodriguez Alamo Inventors Inc. (501c3), Founder/Director
George Burkhardt
George Burkhardt Brukhardt Designs, LLC, Owner
- CDT
Innovation & Nerd Tech
SmartSA Partners: Imagining the Future of San Antonio
Brian Dillard
Brian Dillard City of San Antonio, Chief Innovation Officer
Emily Royall
Emily Royall City of San Antonio, Smart City Coordinator
Mario Pena
Mario Pena Able City, Partner and Principal
Jatinder Singh
Jatinder Singh CPS Energy, VP of Digital and Data Transformation

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