Agenda

Sunday, January 28, 2018

5:00 PM

Registration & Opening Reception

Location: Capital Factory (701 Brazos St. Floor 1, Austin, TX 78701)

OPENING KEYNOTE: Powerful Cultures

  • Speaker:
  • Patty McCord, Principal, Patty McCord Consulting

6:30 PM

Depart for Culturati Dinners

6:45 PM

Culturati Dinners with Austin CEOs and Executives

Monday, January 29, 2018

7:30 AM

Registration

Location: Brazos Hall

Blenders and Bowls Coffee Shop, Maudie’s Taco Bar, High Brew Coffee

8:00 – 8:15 AM

  • Welcome:
  • Josh Jones-Dilworth, CEO and Founder, JDI

8:15 – 9:05 AM

KEYNOTE: Citizen Cultures

Location: Brazos Hall

    • Speakers:
    • Dean Carter, Vice President of Human Resources & Shared Services, Patagonia
    • David Simas, CEO, Obama Foundation
    • Moderator:
    • John Battelle, Editor in Chief & CEO, NewCo

9:15 – 10:05 AM

KEYNOTE: Cultures That Last

Location: Brazos Hall

  • Speakers:
  • Jason Fried, Co-Founder & CEO, Basecamp
  • Wailin Wong, Co-Producer/Host, The Rework Podcast

10:05 – 10:25 AM

Break & Walk to Capital Factory

10:25 – 11:10 AM

  • FEATURED SESSIONS I
  • Registered Attendees - Sign Up Here For Sessions

Location: Capital Factory

Secrets from Atlanta's Culture Club

  • Speakers:
  • Kyle Stapleton, Manager of Culture & Experience, Turner
  • Aynn Collins, Director, Talent Strategy, Mailchimp

The Army’s Human Dimension

  • Speakers:
  • Brig. Gen Peter Palmer, U.S. Army Retired, President, P2 Consulting Services, LLC
  • Steven Kornguth, Professor Neurology, Dell Medical School; Senior Fellow KHE at The University of Texas at Austin

How Brands Are Defining Culture Through Storytelling

  • Speakers:
  • Mickey Ashmore, Founder, Sabah
  • Gwendolyn Floyd, Founder, Soko
  • Jordan Bresler, Associate Director, RAD Office Tour and Co-founder, Native Color (Moderator)

High-Growth Cultures

  • Speakers:
  • Cotter Cunningham, CEO, RetailMeNot
  • Jag Bath, CEO & President, Favor
  • Sabina Bharwani, Founder & CEO, Hello World (Moderator)

11:10 - 11:20 AM

Break

11:20 – 12:05 PM

  • FEATURED SESSIONS II
  • Registered Attendees - Sign Up Here For Sessions

Location: Capital Factory

Culture as a Board Responsibility

  • Speakers:
  • Dan Hesse, Retired CEO, Sprint
  • Leslie Heisz, Board of Directors, Edwards, Kaiser, & Public Storage
  • Erin Essenmacher, Chief Programming Officer, National Association of Corporate Directors (Moderator)

Workforce Debate: In-Person vs. Remote Teams

  • Speakers:
  • Andy Tryba, CEO, Crossover / RideAustin / Engine Yard / DNN
  • Tricia Linderman, Executive Vice President; Recruiting and Onboarding, Texas Capital Bank

Fair Chance Employers

  • Speakers:
  • Joe DeLoss, Founder, Hot Chicken Takeover
  • Jeff Carroll, Vice President, Humanim, Inc.
  • Cristina Tzintzún, Executive Director, Jolt (Moderator)

The Feedback Loop

  • Speaker:
  • Claire Lew, CEO, KnowYourCompany

12:05 – 12:25 PM

Break & Walk to Brazos Hall Rooftop

12:25 – 1:25 PM

Networking Lunch

Location: Brazos Hall Rooftop

Family Style Lunch provided by Gusto Italian Kitchen, Dessert by Amy's Ice Creams & Tiff's Treats

1:35 - 2:25 PM

KEYNOTE: Everyone Cultures

Location: Brazos Hall

    • Speakers:
    • Tamara Fields, Managing Director - Health & Public Service, Accenture
    • Shelley Clifford Brophy, Team Lead - People Operations, Google
    • Muna Hussaini, Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, PayPal
    • Moderator:
    • Chris Shipley, Author & Consultant, Work to Learn

2:25 – 2:45 PM

Break & Walk to Capital Factory

2:45 – 3:30 PM

  • FEATURED SESSIONS III
  • Registered Attendees - Sign Up Here For Sessions

Location: Capital Factory

Merge This Culture

  • Speakers:
  • Jennifer Saavedra, SVP Talent and Culture, Dell
  • John Adcock, Senior Vice President, People, RetailMeNot, Inc.
  • Moderator:
  • Ian Burk, Senior Vice President of Integration, Upland Software

Building Community Through Design

  • Speaker:
  • Mark Gilbreath, Founder / Skipper, LiquidSpace

The Power of Social Impact on Workplace Culture

  • Speakers:
  • Janiece Evans-Page, Vice President, Fossil Global Philanthropy and Sustainability, Fossil
  • Elisa Senor, Customer Success Manager, Box.org Local Chair, Box
  • April Hawkins, Assistant Vice President, MetLife Foundation
  • Moderator:
  • Suzi Sosa, CEO, Verb

Life After Layoffs

  • Speakers:
  • Allen Gilmer, Executive Chairman & Founder, Drillinginfo
  • Charles Thornburgh, Founder & CEO, Civitas Learning
  • Moderator:

    Awa Jangha, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, Seminary of the Southwest

3:30 – 3:50 PM

Break & Walk to Brazos Hall

3:50 – 4:40 PM

KEYNOTE: High-Performance Cultures

Location: Brazos Hall

  • Speaker:
  • R.C. Buford, General Manager/President of Sports Franchises, San Antonio Spurs
    • Moderator:
    • Dr. Leonard Moore, Vice-President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin

4:50 – 5:40 PM

KEYNOTE: Cult-Like Cultures

Location: Brazos Hall

  • Speakers:
  • Spencer Rice, Co-Founder, LifeShop & Former CMO, SoulCycle
  • Julie Rice, Chief Brand Officer, WeWork & Former CEO and Founder, SoulCycle
  • Moderator: Doug Ulman, President & CEO, Pelotonia

5:40 – 5:45 PM

  • Closing: Josh Jones-Dilworth, CEO and Founder, JDI

5:45 – 7:00 PM

Closing Reception

Location: Brazos Hall

Open Bar & Ranch 616 bites

*Please note that this agenda and speakers are subject to change