Tim Garcia brings over 26 years of software development, product management and research and development experience in the enterprise applications market to Apptricity. Under his leadership, Apptricity’s growing client base now includes four of the world’s largest organizations, namely Wal-Mart Stores, AT&T, NASA and the Department of Defense. Prior to co-founding Apptricity, Tim held management positions at Pivotal Software (Nasdaq: PVTL), Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR), Peregrine Systems (NYSE: HPQ), Sterling Software (NYSE: CA), and EDS (NYSE: HPQ).
5:30 Networking and Food 6:30 Fireside Chat 7:30 Networking
Hosted By Lee Blaylock, Dallas Chapter Director
Lee Blaylock is the founder and CEO of Who@. Starting his career at Dell (badge #244) for 7 years he was their 2nd ex-pat and worked two years in Dell Germany then to Oracle, where he left as a practice director in the high technology consulting group. His first company, ServiceLane, was funded by Austin Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank and sold to Owens Corning (NYSE: OC). He later co-founded Annandale Capital, an investment advisor managing ~$500 million in institutional and private client assets. Who@ is a mobile centric app helping professionals, and the companies they work, for maximize the value of their relationships in a unique and private way. Who@ improves the way companies leverage their most valuable asset, their relationships. See more at www.whoat.net. Email: [masked]
Hosted By Scott Shell, Director of Startup Grind Dallas
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.
Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. Each month we welcome an amazing speaker who shares their story with our community and tells us what worked, what didn't, and what they'll do differently next time. It's an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.