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July 22, 2021 | Tom Ballard

“DIG SOUTH Tech Summit” set for next week in Charleston, SC

The ninth annual “DIG SOUTH Tech Summit,” branded as the “only event purpose-built to grow the South’s digital economy,” kicks-off next week at the College of Charleston with a speaker lineup featuring 24 leading executives and entrepreneurs.

Over the three-day run – the evening of July 28 through the morning of 30, the event will include these featured speakers: (1) Bob Quinn, Executive Director, SCRA; (2) Brandon Welch, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO),; (3) Burunda Prince, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship; (4) Camilla Webster, Artist, Altruist, Author, and Adventurer; (5) Carrie Jaquith, Global Head of Digital Enablement/Data, Intelligence and Analytics, AXA XL; (6) Earl Bridges, President and CEO, Workplace Generosity, Uncommon Giving; (7) Greg Petraetis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Midmarket and Partner Ecosystem, North America, SAP; (8) Jason Williamson, Vice President, Oracle for Startups and Oracle for Research; (9) Jim Driscoll, Senior Director, WebsterRogers; (10) John Hand, Founder and Managing Partner, Iron Bridge Capital; (11) John Osborne, Managing Partner, Good Growth Capital; (12) Jon Yarian, Managing Partner, Outline; (13) Jordan Berry, Chief Technology Officer, Interloop; (14) Juan Garzon, Executive Director, Innovate Charlotte and PitchBreakfast; (15) Michael Albanese, The New York Times best-selling author, coach, and entrepreneur; (16) Noor Naseer, Vice President, Media Innovations + Technology, Centro; (17) Osman Nur, Associate, Revolution Growth; (18) Patrick Bryant, Co-Founder, Code + Trust; (19) Sangram Vajre, Chief Evangelist, Terminus; (20) Stephanie Feals, Creator and Host, “Speaking Of Show”; (21) Tevis Trower, CEO and Founder, Balance Integration Corporation; (22) Theresa Conway, COO, BrainSell; and (23) Zach Pousman, CEO and Head of Research, Helpfully.

“The DIG SOUTH team is beyond grateful for the opportunity to bring this diverse line up of top-shelf tech executives, entrepreneurs and experts to our audience, both in person and remotely,” says DIG SOUTH CEO Stanfield Gray, “It’s a sign of the great resiliency of the South’s tech economy.”

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