15OCT, 2018
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Registration and Refreshments 09:30 AM Hunt Library Lobby
2 Opening Remarks MARK BAVISOTTO 10:00 am Main Auditorium
3 Keynote: Early Stage Venture Capital in North Carolina DAVID GARDNER 10:10 am Main Auditorium
4 Networking Break 10:45 am Hunt Library Lobby
5 Master Class: Growth Marketing- User Acquisition and Retention TOM SIMON 11:25 am Duke Energy Hall A
6 Master Class: Legal Duke Energy Hall B
7 Master Class: From Startup to Real Processes JOE COLOPY 11:25 am Duke Energy Hall C
8 Lunch Break 12:00 pm TBD
9 Keynote: How to Build a Winning Team DONALD THOMPSON 1:10 pm Main Auditorium
10 Master Class: The Future of Cloud Technology JASON WILLIAMSON 1:50 pm Duke Energy Hall A
11 Master Class: Steps to Building a Winning Sales Team ERIC BOGGS 1:50 pm Duke Energy Hall B
12 Master Class: How To Raise Venture Capital to Fund your Growth GEORGE DEEB 1:50 pm Duke Energy Hall C
13 Networking Break 2:25 pm Hunt Library Lobby
14 Master Class: Product Strategy DEB WOODS 3:00 pm Duke Energy Hall A
15 Master Class: Building Out a Winning Executive Team ZACH MAURIDES 3:00 pm Duke Energy Hall B
16 Master Class: Inventing, developing, prototyping, validating, and licensing intellectual property Dr. Steven LeBoeuf 3:00 pm Duke Energy Hall C
17 Key Note Speaker 3:40 pm Main Auditorium
16OCT, 2018
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Registration and Refreshments 9:30 am Hunt Library Main Lobby
2 Opening Keynote 10:00 am Main Auditorium
3 Networking Break 10:40 am Hunt Library Main Lobby
4 Master Class: Blockchain 11:20 am DUKE ENERGY HALL A
5 Master Class: M&A Strategy and Execution MICHAEL CRISTINZIANO 11:20 am DUKE ENERGY HALL B
6 Master Class: Leveraging your startups data to get noticed and be different LEE PREVOST 11:20 am DUKE ENERGY HALL C
7 Lunch/Networking 12:00 pm TBD
8 Man V Machine: How Humans are Driving the Next Age of Machine Learning RICHARD BOYD 1:00 pm Main Auditorium
9 Master Class: Marketing-Positioning your Startup for Explosive Growth GRACE UENG 1:40 pm DUKE ENERGY HALL A
10 Master Class: How to Protect your IP 1:40 pm DUKE ENERGY HALL B
11 Master Class: Product, People, and Process SCOTT BARSTOW 1:40 pm DUKE ENERGY HALL C
12 Networking Break 2:30 pm Hunt Library Main Lobby
13 Master Class: How to Drive Feature Adoption 3:10 pm DUKE ENERGY HALL A
14 Master Class: Scaling Your Sales Team for Long Term Success VINCE BEESE 3:10 pm DUKE ENERGY HALL B
15 Master Class: How to Build Startegic Relationships with Fortune 500 Companies SANJAY PAL 3:10 pm DUKE ENERGY HALL C
16 Closing Keynote 3:50 pm Main Auditorium
17 Startup Summit Shark Tank 4:30 pm Main Auditorium
18 VIP Happy Hour 5:30 pm TBD