The Workspace Evolution – SXSW Panel & Party
March 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $50
**NO SXSW BADGE REQUIRED**
Come for the Panel – Stay for The Party
Kickoff your SXSW with amazing drinks, live music, food, games, and a panel of leaders shaking up the workspace to fit the next generation of workers.
VIP ACCESS INCLUDES
- Exclusive Access to the Upstairs VIP Only Areas
- Beverages & Food Included for VIP & Team Austin Members
- Reserved Viewing Area for VIP & Team Austin Members
- All Night Access to the VIP Roof @ Clearport (You can stay and party even after the event ends!)
- B12 Shots To Keep You In The Game
- Promotional Gear (Cups, Shirts, Hats, ETC.) From ATX Promos
General Admission Includes: Each GA ticket provides access to one individual to the party.
- The Party Starts at 3:00 pm
- The Panel is from 5:00-6:00 pm
- Live Music Starts at 6:15 pm
About The Panel
Come hear from leaders shaking up the workspace to fit the next generation of workers.
From co-working to serial entrepreneurs to large companies, evolve or be left behind.
Building on last year’s event “The Workspace Revolution,” this year’s Evolution includes engaging dialogue focused on Workspace Culture and the Rise of Remote Workers, an emerging technological trend as both a source of risk and opportunity as markets evolve over time.
The leaders of RideAustin, WorkWellWin, USAA and Enzyme Health will share their knowledge, experiences, and benefits of upending the traditional workspace to consistently attract top talent.
The Panel: 4:00-5:00pm
This panel addresses how the shifting value structure of the Millennial Generation is increasing workplace flexibility and forcing companies to incorporate new strategies to attract and retain today’s workforce.
The topics include the rise in remote workers, the proliferation of co-working spaces, the term “digital nomad”, and how to empower your team through unique office environments.
- Andy Tryba – CEO, Crossover + RideAustin + Think3 + Engine Yard + DNN Corp
- Frank Bistrian – CEO, Work Well Win
- Ricardo Galan – Director of Workforce Analytics, USAA
- Michelle Davey – Founder and CEO, Enzyme Health
- Rad Wood – Co-Founder, GlobeKick
- Elevate Your Talent: How to Source Inspirational Workers & Retain Your Workforce Long-Term
- Technology Access: Providing Resources to Maximize Return & Overall Workplace Efficiency
- Bridging the Skills Gap: How to Develop & Train Your Workforce to Productively Use Technology
- Savvy Investments: Where and How to Invest in the Newest Technologies
- Future of Automation: How to Balance Human Brainpower & Automation Capabilities
Andy is the serial entrepreneur and is currently the Founder & CEO of Think3, Founder & CEO of Crossover, Co-Founder & CEO of RideAustin, the CEO of Engine Yard and the CEO of DNN Corp.
Andy’s most recent venture is a $1B private equity fund called Think3. Think3 is designed to enable SaaS founders to take more shots on goal. The firm fundamentally believes that founders should think of their career as a portfolio – and sell their modestly growing companies earlier to start their next high growth venture/unicorn. They purchase these companies, enable a unique process to transition out the team in 100 days – then provide the founder & team $500k in cash as non-equity angel funds to go start their new venture.
Andy also founded Crossover in 2014 and has now grown it to become one of the largest online talent marketplaces – spanning over 108 countries. Crossover was founded on the belief that the best talent is truly spread all over the world – and assembling these all-stars into cloud teams enables companies to innovate at a significantly faster pace.
In April of 2017, Andy also became the CEO of Engine Yard – the leader in Ruby-on-Rails Full Stack & DevOps as well as the CEO of DNN Corp – the leading Microsoft .Net-based open source content management platform.
In his spare time – Andy is also the co-founder & CEO of the world’s only non-profit rideshare called RideAustin. RideAustin has completed over 2.5M rides to date while simultaneously raising over $300k for local charities.
Previously, Andy spent 14 years running strategy at Intel Corporation and was also an advisor to the US White House on the future of jobs and engineering talent. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Illinois and a MBA from Rice University.
As the former Head of Domestic Development at WeWork, Frank Bistrian has stepped in to oversee and guide Work Well Win through all aspects of their proposed 90 location, 5-year expansion plan.
Prior to WeWork, Frank was a leader on the JP Morgan Chase Global Real Estate team in charge of large construction initiatives, Retail Operations as well as Energy and Sustainability for the firm’s 100 million square foot portfolio. Prior to JPMC, Frank was the Head of Construction at Goldman Properties, a multi-city mixed-use development, and hospitality firm.
Ricardo is the Director of Workforce Analytics at USAA and previously served as Director and Systems Engineer at Binera, Inc., Project Manager and Systems Engineer for SAIC, and Director of Business Simulation at Iditarod Systems.
His broad-based professional experience includes over 18 years of experience providing strategic management consulting for high-profile clients, including FEMA, DHS, NASA, the Department of Defense, State and Local jurisdictions, banking institutions, and private technology companies.
Michelle is the Founder and CEO of Enzyme Health, a technology startup connecting Doctors to freelance jobs in healthcare. She has helped teams such as Favor, Medici, Sparefoot and Warby Parker scale hiring initiatives in Austin and across the globe.
Moderator: Rad Wood
Radney Wood is a co-Founder at GlobeKick, a membership-based travel community whose mission is to build meaningful connection through impactful travel adventures. GlobeKick was founded in 2015 and was recently featured as one of Austin’s 50 most promising startups in 2018 by Built in Austin. Radney is also a named partner at the law firm Vela Wood P.C. where he represents dozens of companies ranging from early-stage startups to mid-size businesses. Most importantly, however, Radney is a traveler, having visited over 55 countries and six continents since 2005. His experiences from the road have taught him that there is no better way to learn than to show up and see for yourself.
The Party: 5:30 – 9:30pm
In the true spirit of Austin, no early March Panel is complete without a stage full of musical artists. After the panel, please stay and party with us. Live Music, Food, Drinks and good times will be had.
The Band: That Girl Dre
Check out their new single “Follow.”
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