Startup & VC Dinner Series (San Francisco)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Head of Strategy - External R&D and Innovation, Pfizer

You must be the CEO/Founder of a venture-backed Life Sciences startup or an actively investing VC/PE firm to attend.

Fintech Rising Summit (New York City)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Rise NY

Now in its 3rd year, Fintech Rising brings together 150+ fintech industry leaders – startup founders, investors and their corporate counterparts. Learn more and keep up to date on this year’s agenda at the summit’s official microsite.

Institutional Investor Lunch Series (New York City)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Yuri Aguiar, Director of Innovation and Transformation, The Ogilvy Group


Yuri Aguiar is the Head of Innovation and Transformation at The Ogilvy Group, the most senior leadership position in the company focused on helping their global corporate clients innovate and transform their businesses by leveraging technology and innovation..

Prior to this position, Yuri was the Strategic Portfolio Director on the leadership team at WPP Coretech. In this role, he built a portfolio of global technology investments, working with Ogilvy’s Operating Group CIOs to manage these technology investments and delivery across businesses.

Yuri also served as CIO of Ogilvy worldwide for six years and CTO of Ogilvy worldwide for five years, running concurrently. Over his 18-year stint as a global leader in business technology, he prides himself in leading teams of independent thinkers that challenge the status quo. Yuri also has a Masters in Digital Marketing.

This lunch is strictly limited to 20 attendees – you must be an portfolio manager, analyst or related title to attend.

Leadership Dinner Series (Washington, D.C.)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Peter Biche, CFO, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Peter Biche is the chief financial officer and oversees all of the financial functions related to Monumental Sports & Entertainment and its properties (including the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, and CapitalOne Arena). Biche has more than 20 years of experience at Monumental Sports & Entertainment and its predecessor entity, Washington Sports & Entertainment. Prior to joining Washington Sports, Biche spent 12 years as an investment banker focusing on the sports and media industries. He received a bachelors degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

You must be a Finance or Sales Ops leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.

Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Milwaukee)
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Information Technology Director, Green Bay Packers

Wayne was hired as the first full-time technology professional for the Green Bay Packers in April of 1993 and is responsible for all technology within Lambeau Field and all associated properties and buildings. He guided historic Lambeau Field renovations and technology improvements, including: distributed stadium audio, new scoreboards and control room, South End Zone general/premium seating, and concession POS systems.  Other more recent renovations have included stadium-wide Wi-Fi and DAS systems, new restaurant (1919 Kitchen & Tap), new Packers Hall of Fame, Packers Pro Shop retail store, Johnsonville Tailgate Village and Suite/Club renovations. Current projects include the Titletown District Park and Plaza including an ice skating rink and tubing hill.  Wayne also guided planning and technology efforts for the original 2003 Lambeau Field Renovation. Wayne and his team support the entire organization (football and business teams) and provide new technologies that drive new business opportunities and operational efficiencies.

Wayne is a Two Rivers, Wisconsin native and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration and Computer Science. Prior to the Packers, Wayne worked for Telefile Computer Products in Irvine, California and then spent 8 years with McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, California in the Flight Test department as a systems programmer.

Wayne and his wife, Jolene, have been married for 30 years and have
four adult children, Stephanie (27), Alison (25), David (23), and Michael (20).  Wayne enjoys reading, golf, hiking, and local running events (including 5 marathons).

You must be a CTO, CIO, CSO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.

Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (San Francisco)
Monday, October 23, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Bill Schlough, CIO, San Francisco Giants

Bill Schlough currently serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of the San Francisco Giants and Chairman of the Board of the San Jose Giants.

Since Schlough’s arrival in 1999, the Giants have been recognized as one of the most innovative teams in sports, playing a pioneering role in the world of HD video, mobile content, ticketing and payment systems. Wireless connectivity has been a primary focus since 2004 when AT&T Park became the first sports facility to provide free Wi-Fi to all fans. Schlough’s IT team has also implemented numerous proprietary analytic tools that helped secure three World Series titles over five years.

An Olympic enthusiast, Schlough is a board member of the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee (BASOC) and served on the committees for San Francisco’s bids to host the 2012, 2016 and 2024 Olympic Games.

You must be a CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.

Startup & VC Series (New York City)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Tesla Brooklyn Showroom

Jeremy Snyder, GM, East Coast, Tesla

We’ll go behind the scenes with Jeremy Snyder, who leads Tesla’s east coast efforts and has been one of the mainstay leaders at Tesla over the years. There will be an opportunity to view the Model S and Model X and “ride and drives.” Space is limited to 50 attendees.

This is a private networking event for startup founders, partner-level VC or PE and c-level corporate executives only.

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Summit (new york city)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Undisclosed Location


Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Washington, D.C.)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Adam Heintz, VP of Business Intelligence, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Adam Heintz is vice-president of business intelligence at Monumental Sports and Entertainment. In this position, he oversees all strategy and analytics efforts across ticket sales, corporate partnerships, executive suites, and marketing for each of the organization’s properties. Previously, Adam served as president of ONOSYS, a subsidiary then owned by LivingSocial which was successfully guided to an exit. Additionally, he has served in leadership positions across several business lines at LivingSocial and Orbitz Worldwide, primarily in the e-commerce space.  Adam earned a BBA from Ohio University and an MBA from the University of Chicago focusing on strategic management, marketing and economics.

You must be a CTO, CIO, CSO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.

Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Chicago)
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Andrew McIntyre, VP, Technology, Cubs

Andrew is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Cubs’ enterprise business applications and the technology infrastructure of Wrigley Field, Sloan Park and the Dominican Republic Training Academy.

Andrew oversees the Cubs’ CRM platform, Enterprise Data Management including BI & Analytics, Financial Accounting systems, and the operational systems supporting Legal, HR, and Ballpark Operations.

You must be a CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.

Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (New York)
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Jackie Diaz, Head of IT Governance, Risk & Compliance, National Football League

You must be a CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


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