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Wednesday, November 16 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Raw & Uncut: Pacific Northwest Startup Ecosystems

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The Pacific Northwest has a culture of collaboration that we all share. Discover regional startup and tech communities that comprise the Pacific Northwest.  This panel will feature startup and technology community leaders from Anchorage, Alaska, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Bend, Oregon and Portland, Oregon.

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Lee Reeves

Community Manager, IBM Global Entrepreneur
Pacific Northwest Community Development Manager (Seattle, Portland, Vancouver and Bend) with the IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program, supporting the growth and development of tech companies and startup communities through mentorship, connections, and access to technology resources... Read More →

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Lance Ahern

Managing Director, Launch : Alaska
As Managing Director of Launch : Alaska and Manager of the Launch Alaska Fund, Lance recruited and developed the first cohort for Alaska's startup accelerator. His own startups include Internet Alaska, the first Internet Service Provider in Alaska, which he sold to the local phone... Read More →
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Kathryn Brown

Founder, ScoutSavvy
Kathryn Brown is the founder and CEO of ScoutSavvy. ScoutSavvy improves workplace diversity with intelligent recruiting software. Kathryn was an early employee at Techstars company DailyBurn (acquired by IAC), where she lead content strategy and growth strategy for a 2 million + member... Read More →
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Dan Gunn

Chief Executive Officer, VIATEC (Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council)
Dan Gunn is a lifelong community builder. From starting companies, to elected office, to CBC radio contributor to his current role as CEO of VIATEC (the Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council) he has spent more than 20 years in hands on roles building... Read More →
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Keith Ippel

CEO, Spring
With over 15 years experience as a leader in technology centric businesses, Keith has accelerated the growth of both small and large companies, launched new products, and raised over $20m in angel investment and venture capital. He has an unparalleled ability to collaborate with entrepreneurs... Read More →
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Joe Morrison

49SAF Fund Manager, Municipality of Anchorage
A public servant dedicated to seeing entrepreneurship and private enterprise grow across Alaska.
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J. Corey Schmid

Investment Partner, Seven Peaks Ventures
General Partner, Seven Peaks Ventures
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Brian Vierra

Venture Catalyst, Economic Development for Central Oregon
Brian Vierra is the Venture Catalyst for EDCO, an economic development organization in Central Oregon, and works closely with early stage companies to connect them with capital, advisors, mentors and other resources. He is also an active Angel Investor, both individually and through... Read More →
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Ray Walia

CEO, Victory Square Ventures
Ray Walia is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in both the entertainment and technology sectors. Ray founded Launch Academy, Vancouver’s leading entrepreneurship facility, which has hosted more than 450 startups that have raised over $80 Million in funding... Read More →

Wednesday November 16, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
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