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DEC Presents: "The Memorial Tournament Premier Event"

  • May 28, 2014 · 12:30 PM



DEC Presents:  "The Memorial Tournament Premier Event"

You are cordially invited to join us at the Memorial Tournament for a DEC Premier Event:  “Innovate or Die: The Coming Dramatic Technology Innovations and What They Mean to Your Business”

Featuring Serial Entrepreneur Ray Shealy

Ray will discuss the rapid pace of increasing technological change and how it will impact things ranging from business to everyday life.

Date:  Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Location:  DEC Hospitality House in Dublin, Ohio

Time:  12:30p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Guests will enjoy a catered event, including food and alcoholic beverages, while observing the displays of our co-sponsors, networking and wandering out onto the open yard of the 18th green.

This invitation-only event is our way of thanking you for your valued partnership as a DEC community member. Prior to and following our program, which begins at 12:30p.m., you’re welcome to take in the practice round on the championship course as professional golfers gear up for start of the Memorial Tournament. There are a limited number of passes available (at no charge). For day passes, sponsorship opportunities and Thursday-Sunday Tournament packages, please contact Chaz Freutel at [masked].

7:30 a.m. - Shuttle commences for our sponsors and holders of golf  passes

8:30 a.m. – Nationwide Invitational at the Memorial – Official Pro-Am

12:30 p.m. - DEC Premier Event featuring Ray Shealy (lunch included)

3 p.m. - Memorial Honoree (Annika Sorenstam) Ceremony

6:30 p.m. – Last shuttle


Vita Fitness Corazon - 7155 Corazon Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43016


- From I-270, take exit 17B toward Marysville

- Go 2.4 miles, exit at Post Road (Plain City exit)

- Turn right at bottom of ramp onto Post Road

- Go Approx. 100 yds. - Turn left onto Hyland-Croy Road

- Go 1.5 mile and turn right on Corazon Drive

- Turn right into Corazon parking lot

- Shuttles run continuously


5/3 Bank, Buffalo Wild Wings, Plante Moran, Insperity, Net Advertising,  Eco Chem Alternative Fuels, Champaign Bank, Steptoe & Johnson, Networktocracy,  Oakland Nursery, Social Boomerang, Get-U-Connected, TechLife Columbus, Carfagnini Catering, Nothing Bundt Cakes, SafeWhite, City of Dublin,  Metro Data Center

About Ray Shealy:

As a serial entrepreneur and active angel investor, Ray is adept at helping technology companies grow exponentially by focusing on strategy, innovation and execution. He was selected by American Venture magazine as one of the top “40 Under Forty” executives in the U.S. in 2007, and has more than 20 years of senior executive leadership ranging from green-field startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Ray’s management style enables him to positively connect, communicate and inspire customers, employees and investors at all levels. His experience covers the many facets required to enable high-growth organizations to succeed; including raising capital, building technology, managing sales, marketing and operations and preparing companies for sale. His deal experience includes both the buy and the sell side of mergers and acquisitions. He is a specialist in helping high-growth tech companies unlock the value of their assets through disciplined, innovative management.

As the founder and CEO of Margaux Ventures, Ray helps high-growth technology companies with formation, funding and strategy. Ray also is a co-founder of the Columbus-based accelerator Founders Factory and has been a founding member of several other successful technology companies.


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  • Chad S.

    Great event! Thanks Chaz!

    May 28, 2014

  • Chris 'Jun' B.

    Looking forward to the event! See you there!

    May 27, 2014

  • Chaz F.

    We have over 300 registered. Have you all visited the Eventbrite link to register?

    May 24, 2014

  • Chaz F.

    We had over 200 guests at this event last year...don't miss it this year!

    May 5, 2014

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