As a leader with 25+ years’ experience, Bill is excellence-driven and has proven success in revitalizing organizations and leading high-growth turnarounds...
BILL CHINN

DEC CEO

Delanie Majors is an event and marketing strategist plugged into the entrepreneurial ecosystem. She has worked with Dallas' most innovative startups...
DELANIE MAJORS

Lead Organizer

ALEX HOENICH

Logistics Lead

Founder of LOUDER Experiences, Kendyl is an experiential and sponsorship marketer with expertise executing special events, sponsorship activation, media relations...
KENDYL WRIGHT

In-kind Lead

Expert at Igniting Brands and Fans, driven lover of brands and consumers with a passion for creativity and willingness to challenge the status quo...
TRACEY ALTMAN

Marketing Co-lead

A skilled and determined public relations candidate with experience creating a campaign for a real client in a professional classroom setting...
RAQUEL HENRY

Marketing Co-lead

EMMANUEL LOPEZ

DEI Lead

I take pride in delivering effective strategies with regard to business development, strategic planning, and Entrepreneurial growth...
DARLISA DILTZ

Volunteer Co-Lead

After a life spent living between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria, and travels spanning over two dozen countries and four continents, adapting to the simple life was out of the question...
MICHAEL BRUNER

Volunteer Co-Lead

With over 14 years of thought leadership experience, Michelle Williams is a social impact and innovation consultant, empowering both corporations and non-profit organizations...
MICHELLE WILLIAMS

Disrupt Dallas Lead

Jamila Sherman

Disrupt Dallas Lead

Experienced Content and Influencer Marketing Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry...
LEAH FRAZIER

SOE Lead

NATALIE PAZERA

CSI Co-Lead

DUANE DANKESREITER

CSI Co-Lead

It's hard to learn things on an empty stomach. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and unlimited tea and coffee are all part of the ticket price.
Dresden Goldberg

Women of Innovation Lead

CAPTAINS

TRACK CAPTAINS

Bryan Hittle

Defense Innovation Track Co-Captain

TRIET NGUYEN

AI Track Co-Captain

So far this year, I’ve been to CES Las Vegas 2020, the Warner Bros. lot in Los Angeles, where I did an in-depth study of “CES on the lot”, and San Diego...
ANDREW BAROSSO

AR/VR Track Captain

Creator Jewels believes everyone can create a life they love. She is always telling her “gems” to follow their curiosities, just do it...
JEWELS CLARK

A&E Track Captain

Humza is a management consultant and operational coach serving enterprise clients. Humza has spent his career as a Technology & Efficiency Consultant...
HUMZA SHAZAD

Blockchain Track Captain

Just a small part of a community of creators, entrepreneurs, and facilitators. Together we have a common goal of sharing knowledge...
ADAM KILA

Coding Track Captain

My objectives in life are to improve the world around me in a tangible way; to leave the picnic area cleaner than when I arrived, tighten up as many loose screws...
HAROLD COLLUM

Cybersecurity Track Co-Captain

SUBRATA SAHA

Cybersecurity Track Co-Captain

Helena Krusec is a Senior Corporate Venture Associate for Capital Factory, where she works to provide business development opportunities for her portfolio of companies to connect...
HELENA KRUSEC

Defense Innovation and Venture Track Co-Captain

Working with industry, government and universities, I ensure that industry can access and leverage the North Texas research and innovation resources necessary...
VICTOR FISHMAN

Defense Innovation Track Co-Captain

A good strategy is essential to building a business, sustaining a business or rebranding a business. Want to connect?
ERICA HICKS ANDERSON

Fashion Track Captain

Esports evangelist, event speaker, and taco aficionado. North American Marketing Manager for DreamHack. Currently growing DreamHack Anaheim 2020. Let's talk esports!
JUSTIN VARGHESE

Gaming & E-Sports Track Captain

Love working with startups and have done so for over a decade now. Co-founded Health Wildcatters, which I also run. I specialize in healthcare companies/startups...
HUBERT ZAJICEK

Healthcare Track Co-Captain

LINDSEY SETTLES

Healthcare Track Co-Captain

Experienced Business Attorney with a demonstrated history in the entrepreneurial and startup community...
JESSICA VITTORIO

Legal Track Captain

Eduardo is passionate about applying his intellectual faculties, work ethic, high ethical standards, and leadership ability to solving complex...
EDUARDO ZALDIVAR

Venture Track Co-Captain

Founder of LOUDER Experiences, Kendyl is an experiential and sponsorship marketer with expertise executing special events, sponsorship activation...
KENDYL WRIGHT

Marketing Track Co-Captain

I absolutely LOVE to sell. Whether it’s talking about an offering we have or cake I bring enthusiasm and vigor that is palpable...
RAMON MENDEZ

Marketing Track Co-Captain

Rachel leads the early-stage investment team as the Director of Business Development at RevTech Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in retail concepts...
RACHEL WEST

Retail Track Co-Captain

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry. Strong entrepreneurship professional skilled...
DAVID MATTHEWS

Marketing Track Co-Captain

For the past decade, Jennifer has been a catalyst in the North Texas startup ecosystem. She cofounded the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, a nonprofit...
JENNIFER CONLEY

Social Impact Track Co-Captain

Daulton O’Neill is a freethinking thought provoker looking to make maximum impact in the hemp industry. He leverages industry insights and...
DAULTON O’NEILL

Social Impact Track Co-Captain

Whether it’s internal operational processes, sales strategies, customer experience, cultivation of community or just feeling overwhelmed by...
MOLLY WALSH

Personal Development Track Captain

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