Steering Committee

The People Making Culturati Move


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...

Michael Feferman

Michael has been an entrepreneur since the 6th grade, when he co-founded the dominant candy and gum supplier at Jefferson Middle School. Despite his background in candy distribution, his professional experience is mostly in the technology and entertainment industries. Michael is the Co-Founder...

Rachel Feferman

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...


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...


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...

Josh Jones-Dilworth

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...

Liz Jones-Dilworth

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...

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

Steven R. Tomlinson, PhD

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...


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...