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The Twitter hashtag for the 2019 event is #ACK2019. Request an invite if you are interested in joining us for the 2019 conference.

2019 AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5TH

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Reception – Participants are invited to join our sponsors:
Latham & Watkins, Morgan Lewis, Park Square Executive Search, RSM and Square 1 Bank
Nantucket Yacht Club

THURSDAY, june 6TH

7:30am – 5:00pm
Registration | White Heron Theatre

8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast Discussion | White Elephant Sun Room

9:15am – 9:30am
Welcome & Introductions | White Heron Theatre

9:30am – 10:15am
Winning at Scale | White Heron Theatre
Speaker:
David Barrett, CEO and Founder, Expensify
Speaker: Meghan Verena Joyce, General Manager, Uber North America

10:15am – 10:45am
Networking Break

10:45am – 11:30am
Creating New Customer Experiences | White Heron Theatre
Speaker:
Jennie Baik, Co-Founder & CEO, Orchard Mile
Speaker: Brynn Putnam, Founder & CEO, Mirror
Speaker: Wombi Rose, CEO, Lovepop
Moderator: Lily Lyman, Principal, Underscore VC

11:30am – 11:45am
Networking Break

11:45am – 12:30pm
TBA | White Heron Theatre

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Lunch & Lunch Conversations | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom

12:30pm – 12:45pm
Muse Demo | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Foyer
Speaker:
Ariel Garten, Founder, InteraXon

2:00PM – 3:00PM
Breakout: Revenue-first startups | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom
Speaker:
Mike Salguero, Founder/CEO, ButcherBox

2:00PM – 3:00PM
Breakout: Industry 4.0 — What Is It, and What Happens Next? | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom
Speaker:
Sachlene Singh, Business & Industry Strategy, Manufacturing and Production, Autodesk
Moderator: Scott Miller, CEO, Dragon Innovation

2:00PM – 3:00PM
Breakout: TBD | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Breakout: Seed & Superseed Investing | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom
Speaker:
David Beisel, Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Speaker: Ryan Moore, Co-founder, Accomplice
Speaker: Vivjan Myrto, Founder & Managing Partner, Hyperplane Venture Capital

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Breakout: AI is a Real Thing | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom

Speaker: Ian Myers, General Manager of Platform, Quartz
Moderator: Mona Vernon, Head of Fidelity Labs, Fidelity Investments

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Breakout: The Evolving Role of the CFO | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom

Speaker: Lucy McQuilken, CFO, Whoop

4:45pm – 5:45pm
Activity TBA

6:00pm – 11:00pm
Rounding the Buoy

White Elephant: Sun Deck | Brotherhood of Thieves | Rose & Crown

FRIDAY, june 7TH

7:30am – 5:00pm
Registration | White Heron Theatre

8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast Discussion: Moving Toward Real Diversity | White Elephant: Sun Room
Speaker:
Jackie Glenn, Former VP of Global Diversity, Dell EMC
Moderator: Melissa James, CEO, The Tech Connection

9:15am – 10:00am
On Competition | White Heron Theatre
Speaker:
Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder, Skillz
Speaker: Julie Johnson, Co-Founder & President, ARMORED THINGS

10:00am – 10:30am
Networking Break

10:30am – 11:15am
Fireside Chat: The Pillpack Story (So Far) | White Heron Theatre
Speaker:
TJ Parker, Co-founder & CEO, Pillpack
Moderator: Kevin Colleran, Managing Director, Slow Ventures

11:15am – 11:45am
Networking Break

11:45am – 12:30pm
TBA | White Heron Theatre

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Lunch | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom

12:30pm – 2:00pm
TBA | White Elephant Inn and Residences: Ballroom

2:00pm – 2:45pm
What’s Next in Robotics | White Heron Theatre
Speaker:
Rylan Hamilton, Co-Founder, 6 River Systems, Inc.
Speaker: Carl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics Inc.

2:45pm – 3:00pm
Networking Break

3:00pm – 3:45pm
Immigrants: We Get the Job Done | White Heron Theatre

Speaker: Louray Eldada, CEO & Co-Founder, Quanergy
Speaker: Polina Raygorodskaya, CEO, Co-Founder, Wanderu
Moderator: Semyon Dukach, Managing Partner, One Way Ventures

3:45pm – 4:00pm
Networking Break

4:00pm – 4:30pm
TBD | White Heron Theatre

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Activity TBA