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August 21, 2023 | Tom Ballard

First speakers announced for “3686 Entrepreneurship Festival”

Leading the list is Evan Goldberg, Co-Founder of NetSuite, the first cloud computing company that was acquired by Oracle in 2016.

The first four session speakers for next month’s “3686 Entrepreneurship Festival” have been announced.

Scheduled for September 19-21 in Nashville, the luncheon speaker on September 20 will be Evan Goldberg, Co-Founder of NetSuite, the first cloud computing company that was acquired by Oracle in 2016. Today, he is Executive Vice President of the Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit. Goldberg holds a B.A. Summa Cum Laude in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College.

Three other speakers were also announced. They are:

  • Rachel Renock, a former advertising creative and freelancer working across big brands like Covergirl and Hershey who quit her agency job at 25 years of age to start her own freelance studio with her Co-Founder Claire Humphreys. After experiencing the growing pains of freelance, they built technology that helped them scale their own independent studio to $1.4 million in revenue in just 18 months.
  • Gale Wilkinson, a founder, angel, and venture capitalist who has led 125 institutional deals and personally invested in 50 angel deals. She is the founder of VITALIZE, which is a fund and angel community of nearly 500 people that invest in early-stage WorkTech software. Wilkinson is a founding board member of Chicago:Blend, an organization focused on increasing diversity in venture capital and start-ups in Chicago.
  • Rob McCabe, Chairman of the board of Pinnacle Financial Partners. His banking career began in 1976 and has included high-profile positions such as President of First American’s Corporate Banking division and Vice Chair of First American Corporation.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at this link.

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