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Techweek Comes to Washington, DC!

Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival, is coming to Washington, D.C. in the fall of 2017. Committed to the Hero Company Theory of economic development, Techweek's mission is to spread the creation of innovation hubs to diverse places. We help entrepreneurs solve their fundamental problems of raising capital, recruiting talent, selecting advisors, and gaining recognition with our Growth Summit, Fest, Founders House, and Awards events respectively. We look forward to seeing you in the nation's capital!

2017 Speakers

Bob Ghafouri
Digital Transformation Lead, Accenture Digital

Michael O'Neil, Jr.
Founder & CEO, GetWellNetwork

Viyas Sundaram
Chief Revenue Officer, Snagajob

Tammy Wincup

Sid Banerjee
Founder & Executive Chairman, Clarabridge

Roy Schwartz
Co-Founder & President, Axios

Stuart Kupinsky
Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, Blackboard

Nicole Staple
Co-Founder & CEO, Brideside

Randy Altschuler
CEO, Xometry

Naveen Singhal
CTO, MobilePosse

Ruhollah Farchtchi
Chief Technologist & Vice President, Zoomdata

Mark Grider
Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP

Mike Grove
Co-Founder & VP Engineering, Stardog

Jeff Sheely
Co-Founder & President, UrbanStems

Evan Burfield​
Co-Founder & CEO, 1176

Jess Szmajda
CTO, Optoro

Hunter Montgomery
CMO, Higher Logic

Jeff Reid
Founding Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative & Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Logan Soya
CEO, Aquicore

Lisa Cuesta
Principal, NextGen Ventures


Michael Avon

Founder & CEO, ICX Media

Marla Blow

Founder & CEO, FS Card

Lana Bronipolsky

VP of Finance & CFO, MPOWER Financing

Zack Christenson

CEO, Crowdskout

Giadha De Carcer

Founder & CEO, New Frontier Data

Saureen Desai

Co-founder & CMO, ShipLync

Rakia Finley

Founder & CEO, FIN Digital

Amelia Friedman

Co-founder, Hatch

Sean Glass

Chairman & CEO, Advantia Health

Ximena Hartsock

Co-founder, Phone2Action

Ajay Kori

Co-Founder, UrbanStems

Mischel Kwon

Owner & CEO, MKACyber

Katherine Long

Founder & CEO, Illustria

Benjamin Miller

Co-Founder, Fundrise

Jennifer Moyer

Chief Operating Officer, Upside Travel

Michael Ramlet

Co Founder & CEO, Morning Consult

Mark Rockefeller

Co-Founder & CEO, StreetShares

Sandy Roskes

Co-Founder, EVP and COO, Legends of Learning

Jake Schaufeld

Co-Founder & CEO, Real Time Cases

Juan Pablo Segura

Co-Founder & President, Babyscripts

Lisa Throckmorton

COO & CMO, SpeakerBox Communications

Todd Walrath

CEO & President, HomeCare.com

Alex Wirth

Co-Founder & CEO, Quorum Analytics

Melinda Wittstock

CEO & Founder, Verifeed

Reggie Argawal

Founder & CEO, Cvent

Mike Baird

CEO, Avizia

Zvi Band

Co-Founder & CEO, Contactually

Dan Berger

Founder and CEO, Social Tables

Kai-leé Berke

CEO, Teaching Strategies

Katie Blot

Chief Strategy Officer, Blackboard

Tim Chi

Co-Founder & CEO, WeddingWire

Valerie Coffman

Chief Science Officer, Xometry

Tom Davidson

Founder & CEO, EverFi

Susan Ganeshan

CMO, Clarabridge

Allen Gannett

CEO, TrackMaven

Tom Gardner

CEO, The Motley Fool

Fiona Gathright

Founder & CEO, Wellness Corporate Solutions

Blake Hall

Founder & CEO, ID.me

Peter Harrison

President & CEO, Snagajob

Gill Haus

Senior Vice President, Retail and Direct Bank CIO, Capital One

Aaron Higbee

Co-Founder & CTO, PhishMe, Inc.

Tim Hwang

Founder & CEO, FiscalNote

Chris Kottke

VP of Finance & CFO, Mapbox

Justin Langseth

President & CEO, Zoomdata

Ted Leonsis

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Kristin Lovejoy

CEO, BluVector

Lisa Macpherson

CMO, CustomInk

Suzi McBride

SVP, Program Office, OneWeb

Marty Moe

Co-Founder, Vox Media, Inc.

Courteney Monroe

CEO, National Geographic Channel

Jennifer Moyer

COO & CFO, Upside Travel

Joy Nemitz

Chief Marketing Officer, LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, Inc.

Michael O'Neil

Founder & CEO, GetWellNetwork

Chip Paucek

CEO & Co-Founder, 2U

Jennie Perry

Chief Marketing Officer, Amazon

David Samuels

CFO, DrFirst, Inc.

DJ Saul

CMO & Managing Director, iStrategyLabs

Michael Saylor

Chairman & CEO, MicroStrategy

Roy Schwartz

Founder & President, Axios

Alison Slavin

Co-Founder & SVP, Alarm.com

Susan Tynan

Founder and CEO, Framebridge

Adam Vitarello

Co-Founder & President, Optoro

Eric Westendorf

Founder & CEO, LearnZillion

Amit Yoran

Chairman & CEO, Tenable Network Security

Jenny Abramson

Founder & Managing Partner, Rethink Impact

Allie Burns

Managing Director, Village Capital

Steve Case

Chairman & CEO, Revolution

Steven Chen

Partner, Blu Venture Investors

Brett Gibson

Founder and Managing Partner, NextGen Venture Partners

Mark Graninger

Partner, In-Q-Tel

Dayna Grayson

Partner, NEA

Ron Gula

Co-Founder & President, Gula Tech Adventures

Jen Hsin

CFO, CNF Investments

Hooks Johnson

Managing Director, Inova Strategic Investments

Julie Jubeir

Senior Vice President, New Horizons Venture Capital

Patience Marime-Ball

Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Amy Millman

President, Springboard Enterprises

Nigel Morris

Co-founder and managing partner, QED Investors

Jennifer O' Daniel

Investment Director, CIT GAP Funds

Fredrick D. Schaufeld

Managing Director, SWaN & Legend Ventures

Mark Spoto

Managing Director, Razor's Edge Ventures

Julia Taxin

Vice President, Grotech Ventures

Tien Wong

Chairman, Opus8 Inc.

Mourad Yesayan

Principal, Paladin Capital Group

Sara Zulkosky

Venture Partner, Greenspring Associates

Aerica Banks

Founding Member, BEACON DC

Shelly Bell

Founder, Black Girl Vision

Jessica Bell

Producer, DC Tech Meetup

Glennette Clark

Founder, UXCamp DC

Elana Fine

Executive Director, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship

Shana Glenzer

Founder, DCFemTech

Kate Goodall

CEO, Halcyon

Tammy Haddad

Co-Founder, Washington Women Technology Network

Donna Harris

Global Board Member, Global Entrepreneurship Network

Erin Horne McKinney

Co-Founder, Black Female Founders

KellyAnn Kirkpatrick

Program Manager, Inclusive Innovation Incubator (IN3)

Penny Lee

Chief Strategy Officer, 1776

Anna Mason

Co-Director, Washington DC, Vinetta Project

Andy Miller

SVP Innovation and Product Development, AARP

Jeff Reid

Founding Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative at Georgetown University

Adam Zuckerman

Founder, Fosterly

2017 Sponsors

2017 Community Partners

Amanda Signorelli

Growth Summit