The People Making Culturati Move
CEO, JDI and Co-Founder and Co-Head of Programming, Culturati
Josh has spent his career making sure that what’s important gets your attention. Today he is Founder and CEO of JDI, a boutique marketing consultancy focused on emerging technologies. Their clients over the years can be found here. Josh is also well-known as a co-founder of The Daily Dot, and currently serves on its Board. The Daily Dot is an online newspaper covering Internet culture, and one of the fastest-growing online media ventures of...more
CEO, Entrepreneurs Foundation, CEO and Co-Founder, Culturati
Eugene Sepulveda is the CEO of the Entrepreneurs Foundation, a director and partner in Capital Factory and the founder of Culturati. He also serves as a senior advisor & the campaign treasurer for Austin Mayor Steve Adler. He previously served as the President and CEO of Marfa Public Radio and as co-chair of President Obama's LGBT Leadership Council. He currently serves on the national finance council for former HUD Secretary Julian...more
Autumn Rich is the Founder of Autumn Rich & Co, LLC, an Austin based experiential marketing, event production and sponsorship development firm. Previously, Autumn was with GSD&M Advertising Agency and C3 Presents. At C3 she was Director of VIP and Private Events where she managed all VIP and hospitality components for music festivals including Austin City Limits Music Festival and Lollapalooza. She also handled all private events for...more
Head of Conference Programming, SXSW
Todd Hansen has spent his career chasing what interests him. The chase began by playing in bands in the ever-creative Minneapolis music scene, and with those relationships in play: a record label was born. Co-founding a record label gave rise to other fast-paced pursuits in the consulting and entrepreneurial worlds. Later, he started a couchsurfing platform for bands, pre-AirBnB, called Better Than The Van, and soon after that created an...more
Michelle Alldredge is an Event Producer with Autumn Rich & Co. and is Culturati Summit’s Program Development Coordinator. Previously, Michelle was the Marketing, Sponsorship and Program Accreditation Manager at The University of Texas School of Law Continuing Legal Education, which produces approximately 60 CLE conferences every year and offers 500 on-demand courses online. She served as a Planning Committee member on programs covering...more
Steven Tomlinson, Ph.D. (Stanford University), coaches Wall Street, Fortune 500 and high-tech start up executives and managers. He is a Founding Master Teacher at the Acton School of Business for Entrepreneurship. He taught economics and finance at The University of Texas at Austin where he designed and directed the MBA professional development program. He is also an Visiting Professor of Pastoral Ministry at the Seminary of the Southwest and...more
Rachel has spent her career focused on maximizing team and client outcomes. She started her career supporting KnowledgeCube, a Venture Capital firm born out of and focused on MIT's 50k entrepreneurship competition. Her work partnering with early stage startups kicked off a career focused on leveraging technology and processes to drive operational efficiency and focus on the customer experience.
For the past 11 years, Rachel has been...more
As an independent marketing consultant since 1995, Anne Hebert has worked with hundreds of companies, organizations and individuals in dozens of industries, creating strategy and content to help them effectively deliver their messages and define their brands. She is a native of the Austin area and received a B.A. from Trinity University in San Antonio. @annehebert.more
Liz Jones-Dilworth is a Vice President at JDI. Her role is to craft business strategy with the executive team, with a particular focus on JDI’s financial KPIs. Another big focus is JDI culture, and she enjoys the continual building of her dream company. In 2015, JDI won a Culturati Award for its...more
Manager, Member Company Programs, Entrepreneurs Foundation
Caitlyn is the Manager, Member Company Programs for the Entrepreneurs Foundation, devoted to supporting the philanthropic and engagement efforts of Austin’s tech and startup community. After graduating The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Political Science, she has worked with entrepreneurs to build sustainable organizations through operational management. Being involved at the startup level fostered a deep sense of appreciation...more
Though Seth doesn't personally identify as an entrepreneur, he's been surrounded by them all his life starting with his father from a young age. As an adult and professional, Seth has made a career of working closely with Founders and entrepreneurs as both a consultant as well as full time employee of budding startups such as Bazaarvoice, Umbel, and Student Loan Genius.
His expertise is in opening initial sales conversations to generate...more
David Nowlan is an Assistant Event Producer for Autumn Rich & Co. He earned a degree from St. Edwards University in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising, knowing he always wanted to be an Event Producer. David joined the Autumn Rich & Co. team in the Fall of 2016.
Before joining our team David previously worked for ACL Live at The Moody Theater as a Private Events Intern and a Junior Event...more
Claire Ruwwe is an Event Producer for Autumn Rich & Co. She earned a degree from Texas A&M University and soon after joined the Autumn Rich & Co. team as an Events Intern, rising through the ranks to her current position. Her previous experience planning and executing events includes her work for the Vietnam War Summit and Civil Rights Summit at LBJ Presidential Library, GSD&M’s Annual SXSW Parties, and the Texas Medal of...more