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Check In & Registration
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Welcome Address
Streetwise Media President Geoff Shaw and BostInno General Manager Kyle Gross

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Opening Keynote Address
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker

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Innovation at Every Stage
Featuring Julia Austin, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School; Rob Biederman, Co-Founder and CEO of HourlyNerd; John Gordon, Chief Digital Officer of Current, powered by GE; Sarah Hodges, VP of People and Places at Pluralsight; Corey Thomas, President and CEO of Rapid7.

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The Dark Side: When Founders Turn Investors
This Founders track panel will feature Maria Cirino, Co-Founder and Managing Director of .406 Ventures; Jordan Fliegel, Founder and Board Member of CoachUp; Ric Fulop, CEO of Desktop Metal; Diane Hessan, CEO of Startup Institute; and Michael Skok, Co-Founder and Partner at _Underscore.VC

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The Growth Hacker's Toolkit
Instructor: Austin Gardner-Smith, VP, Product Marketing, Nanigans

Customer Discovery: How to Make Something People Love
Instructor: Cait Porte, VP of Product Management, ZMags

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Coffee Break & Networking
Stretch your legs, grab a snack and meet some of the other attendees.

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Rise of the Programmatic Salesperson
This Sales & Marketing track panel will feature W. Sean Ford, CMO at LogMeIn; Jennifer Lum, Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder of Adelphic; Steve McKenzie, VP of Sales at InsightSquared; Art Papas, Co-Founder & CEO of Bullhorn; Baba Shetty, CEO & Founder of Invisible Science.

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Building Social Capital with Content
Instructor: Steph Parker, Engagement Supervisor, AMP Agency

Fail Fast, Succeed Faster - Why Prototyping Matters
Instructor: Maggie Foley, Senior Experience Design Lead, Hill Holliday

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Keeping Boston's Tech Talent: What Aren't We Doing?
This Product track panel will feature Ellen Chisa, VP Product at Lola; Carol Fulp, President and CEO of The Partnership; Jodi Goldstein, Managing Director of the Harvard iLab; Rich Levandov, Partner at Avalon Ventures; and Vinayak Ranade, CEO and founder of Drafted.

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Defining a Sales Strategy With the Right Team
Instructors: Laura Wallendal and Scott Staiti

Brand as Culture
Instructor: Ben Spear, Founder, Human Experience

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Fireside Chat
Featuring Jim Koch, Founder of The Boston Beer Company and David Fialkow, Co-Founder and Managing Director of General Catalyst

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After Party at Laugh Boston
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