MentorFest Summer 2017 Austin

July 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

MENTORFEST AUSTIN: SUMMER 2017

MentorFest Summer 2017 Austin invites hundreds of tech mentors and tech professionals to meet, teach, network, and grab drinks in Austin. There will be four locations, each with a different mentorship focus. You must register on Mixrs.co to connect with mentors. Inquire about becoming a mentor here.

Founders & Developers @ Key Bar: We’re inviting seasoned entrepreneurs who have built technology teams to come connect with startup founders and developers about what it takes to build a tech startup.

App Development @ Star Bar: Come grab drinks and meet mentors who can help you on your app development career. Ask about the best technology stack and how to get hired and promoted.

Austin Mentors

Wavell Watson

Software Consultant

Vulk

Leo Welder

CEO

Zilker Holdings, LLC

Woody Shea

CTO / Founder

CipherPoint Software, Inc.

Youssef Chaker

Owner

Bear & Giraffe

Sri Tatineni

Java

BCBS

Jordan McCoy

CTO

RigUp

Boris Portman

CEO

SalsaMobi

Earl Crane

CEO

Emergent

Woody Shea

CTO / Founder

CipherPoint Software, Inc.

Mentors from previous global MentorFest events

Diego Saenz

Managing Director

Accenture

Jerry Liu

Pinterest Lab Researcher

Pinterest

Winnie Cheng

CTO & Chief Data Scientist

Flowcast

Javier Vega

Sr Software Engineer

Dropbox

Ryan Kotzebue

Developer Platform Manager

Foursquare

Lynn Hoang

Founder & CEO

Wittily/Opentalk.fm

Maria Malavenda

Founder, CEO

EVVEMI

Arjun Mohan

CEO

Archie.AI

Mitchell Jones

Security PM

Dropbox

Marcos Frony

Senior Web Developer

Xoom - PayPal

Sreekant Thirunagari

Senior Manager, Product Development

LogMeIn

Jeff Gibson

IT Architect

Atlassian

Alexander Graebe

Developer Advocacy Leader

Uber

Alex Newman

General Partner

Prevalent Equity Networks

M. Taner Aktas

Founder

Tech Startup School

Amish Shah

Principal engineer

Intel

Ash Bala

Tech Lead

Apple Inc

Mihir Ranjan Das

Senior Developer

Cognizant

Charles Tan

Managing Partner

Lumeira Ventures

Abhay Jain

CEO & Co-Founder

ActiveScaler Inc.

Rakesh Patwari

Lead, user experience

Juniper networks

Steve Hartert

Chief Marketing Officer

JotForm

Alvin Cho

Chief Architect

IBM

Jeffery Tang

Tech Data Scientist

Twitter Inc.

Vince Kohli

Exponential Mentor Maker Global StartUps

Design Innovation

Kader Mula

Program Manager

Qualcomm

Steven Benjamin

Senior Frontend Dev.

Gorilla Logic

Shannon Norrell

Office of the CTO / VR Evangelist

HP, Inc

Michael Scherotter

Principal Technical Evangelist

Microsoft Corp.

Bernard Fraenkel

Practice Lead

Silicon Valley Software Group

Justin McCandless

Software Engineer, Life Sciences

Autodesk

Steve Brown

Director, DevOps Practice & Solutions

Lenovo

Henry Oh

VP of Sales and Operations

Tenjin

yael wagner

Director Product Management

FICO

Jordan Wahbeh

Partner

Bay Angels

Sharon Rylander

Dir., User Research & Beta

Anki

Anant Verma

Senior Director of Engineering

Birst, Inc.

Lynne Jolitz

Partner

TeleMuse

Nick Almaleh

Head of IT

Fivestars

Rit Mishra

Principal Service and Product Designer

Intuit

How to Register

  • Register for free here
  • Next, signup on Mixrs.co – the mentor matching app
  • RSVP on Mixrs.co for one of the five topics / locations: Startups & Funding, DevOps & Dev Managers, App Development, Product Marketing, or Big Data.
  • Follow the deadline instructions below

Deadlines

  • DEADLINE NOW: Create your profile on our mentorship app Mixrs.co, and RSVP for the MentorFest topic you are interested in.
  • DEADLINE JULY 3: Add at least 10 experiences of goals in the “Technology” or “Startups” categories so you can be matched to Mentors.
  • DEADLINE JULY 3: Browse the mentors (and other attendees) and send 10 of them an intro message. You should find relevant contacts that you can meet at the event.
  • DEADLINE JULY 12: Make sure to check your emails for messages from other members. We recommend setting up at least five mentor meetings at the event.

NOTES:

  • MentorFest is a free event and is cash bar only.
  • There is no program and no speakers, this is a casual networking event.
  • You will receive logistics updates via text message leading up to MentorFest.
  • DevNetwork staff will be available at Eastside West in case you have issues with the Mixrs app.