Fireside Chat w/ DigitalOcean CEO, Yancey Spruill (Black History Month)


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Made in Buffalo: join CEO of DigitalOcean, Yancey Spruill, for an intimate chat as he shares his personal journey.
About this Event

A man of many words, Yancey Spruill loves talking to customers and listening to their pain points on being an entrepreneur in today's age. In an intimate fireside chat, Yancey will dive deeper into his upbringing and professional career, providing candid insight into what it really takes to turn an idea into a publicly- traded company.


6-7PM: Doors Open/Registration/Networking

7PM: Welcome by Hollie Haggans, Global Partnerships

7:15-7: 45PM: Fireside Chat with Yancey Spruill.

7:45-8:00 PM: Q&A

8:15-9 PM- Mingle & Goodnight

***Food and drinks will be served.

This special Black History Month event is brought to you by DigitalOcean's global event series, Hatch Startup 101 Sessions, featuring curated talks, panels, and fireside chats designed for entrepreneurs and developers looking to build impactful software. We bring together the best in various regional startup ecosystems, to share stories from founders, builders, and creators.

About Yancey Spruill

Yancey started his career working as an manufacturing engineer at Corning Incorporated and The Clorox Company. He also has extensive investment banking experience and spent a number of years focused on mergers and acquisitions. During his career, he has advised nearly $50 billion of M&A and $4 billion in equity and debt raising transactions. His most recent startup journey was taking SendGrid/Twilio public. He has also served on several Boards of Directors and has advised CEOs on strategic and operational issues.

About Hatch

Hatch is DigitalOcean's global startup program that helps you grow your business. Spend less time worrying about cloud infrastructure and more time building great things. Explore, and follow the community on Twitter: #ItsHatchening

Preparing for the event

-Must have government ID for building entry.
-Light food & drink will be served.
-All participants are asked to uphold DigitalOcean’s Events Code of Conduct to support a welcoming and inclusive environment

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