Dan Dillard wears many hats. He is the host of Masters and Founders Podcast, publisher of foundingAUSTIN magazine¹, and founder of founding_media podcast network.
In his talk, "What I learned from interviewing 200 entrepreneurs, scientists, doctors, and doers", Dillard will provide key insight on what it means to truly find one's passion.
Heather McKissick, Vice President of Community Impact at University Federal Credit Union (UFCU), is deeply involved in the community.
In her talk “Move Forward: Give Back – Advancing Career and Community through Service”, McKissick will discuss how to fully give back to the community, while expanding professionally and personally.
After a difficult day, Jordan Jones sought comfort from her mother who responded with “You’re throwing yourself a pity party, go to bed.” An idea came to her in her sleep, and the next morning she began designing what is now Packed Party.
In her talk "How To Build and Bootstrap a Multi-Million Dollar Company From a 500sf Apartment", Jones will provide key insight on the struggles and triumphs of creating a successful, well-run company, and all she has learned along the way.
Bill Alderson is Founder and Chief Technology Officer of HOPZERO, an enterprise-focused internet security company based in Austin, Texas working out of IncubatorCTX. Firewalls focus on keeping things out; HOPZERO focuses on keeping your company's data inside the organization. Kerry Keller, former CIO of US Strategic Command calls HOPZERO “a game-changing way of turning the tables on would-be attackers.”
In his talk "Finding Your Cyber Security Programs Most Vital Mission", Bill will discuss the key components and all you need to know about protecting your data and preventing would-be attackers.