SCHEDULE

Scroll down for the 2022 schedule. 
Attendance to talks is on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Session Name Time
Friday, March 11, 2022

Inc. Founders House Opens

10:30 AM

How to Make the Inc. 5000 (and How It Can Boost Your Bottom Line)
Speaker: Brandon Ivan Pena, founder and CEO, 787 Coffee

11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

Break

11:55 AM - 12:40 PM

How to Manage the Stress of Entrepreneurship 
Speakers: Kabir Barday, founder, president, and CEO, OneTrust; and Zoila Darton, founder and creative director, WORD Creative
Moderator: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.

12:40 PM - 1:15 PM

Break

1:15 PM - 2:05 PM

The Fixer: Carey Smith Has All the Answers
Speaker: Carey Smith, founder, Big Ass Fans
Interviewer: Tom Foster, editor-at-large, Inc.

2:05 PM - 2:40 PM

Break

2:40 PM - 3:35 PM

Preventing Employee Burnout: Setting Boundaries in a Hybrid Workplace
Sponsored by Vari
Speakers: Jason McCann, co-founder and CEO, Vari; and Kirin Sinha, founder and CEO, Illumix
Moderator: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.

3:35 PM - 4:10 PM

Break

4:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Happy Hour
Guest Bartenders: Rohit Bhargava, founder and chief trend curator, Non-Obvious Company; and Miguel Garza, co-founder and CEO, Siete Foods

4:40 PM - 5:30 PM

Inc. Founders House Closes

5:35 PM
Saturday, March 12, 2022

Inc. Founders House Opens

10:30 AM

How Vocal Should Brands Be on Hot-Button Political Issues?
Speakers: Carolyn Rodz, Co-founder and CEO, Hello Alice; and Michelle Beckley, Texas state representative and candidate for Texas lieutenant governor
Moderator: Diana Ransom, executive editor, Inc.

11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

DTC / Retail Founders Meetup
Co-hosted by Zain Subhani, founder and CEO at Aria Air Fryers, Skyline Brands; and Michael Walters, founder and president, studio503; and Colin McGuire, CEO, Boomn

12:00 PM - 12:35 PM

Smart Ways to Solve Supply Chain Problems
Speaker: Zain Subhani, founder and CEO at Aria Air Fryers, Skyline Brands; and Michael Walters, founder and president, studio503
Moderator: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.

12:40 PM - 1:15 PM

Break

1:15 PM - 2:05 PM

HR on the Radar: Why Investors Are Looking at Your HR Practices
Sponsored by Velocity Global
Speakers: Mark Fielding, Strategic partnerships, HR M&A, Velocity Global; and Joe O'Callaghan, Managing partner, Vation Ventures Moderator: Brit Morse, associate editor, Inc.

2:05 PM - 2:40 PM

Break

2:40 PM - 3:35 PM

Your Next Move: How to Build Brand Awareness Without Social Media
In partnership with Capital One Business
Speaker: Rachel Roff, Founder and CEO, Urban Skin Rx
Interviewer: Beatrice Dixon, Co-founder and CEO, The Honey Pot Company

3:25 PM - 4:10 PM

Happy Hour
Guest Bartender: Beatrice Dixon, co-founder and CEO, The Honey Pot Company; and Robert Schwartzman, Co-founder, Utopia

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

How Investing in Diverse Founders Pays Off
Speaker: Rachel Rodgers, founder and CEO, Hello Seven and Suneera Madhani, founder and CEO, Stax
Moderator: Teneshia Carr, contributing editor, Inc.; and curator, Inc.'s All the Hats

5:00 PM - 5:35 PM

Inc. Founders House Closes

5:40 PM
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Inc. Founders House Opens

10:30 AM

A No-Brainer: Surprising Ways Small Business Can Win With A.I.
Speakers: Jordan Fisher, co-founder and CEO, Standard AI; and Basia Kubicka, co-founder and CEO, SliceUp, Inc.
Moderator: Brit Morse, associate editor, Inc.

11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

Black Founders Meetup
Co-hosted by Brian Brackeen, general partner, Lightship Capital

12:00 PM - 12:35 PM

I’m Not Black Enough
Speaker: Brian Brackeen, general partner, Lightship Capital
Interviewer: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.

12:40 PM - 1:15 PM

Break

1:15 PM - 2:05 PM

Knowing When to Say No–and Other Strategies for Fast Growth
Speakers: Gail Becker, founder and CEO, CAULIPOWER; and Geetesh Goyal, founder and CEO, Human Bees
Moderator: Diana Ransom, executive editor, Inc.

2:05 PM - 2:40 PM

Break

2:40 PM - 3:35 PM

How Your E-Commerce Business Can Beat the Big Guys
Speakers: Andy Dunn, co-founder, Bonobos, Red Swan, and Monica + Andy; and Melissa Bridgeford, co-founder and CEO, Wizard
Moderator: Tom Foster, editor-at-large, Inc.

3:35 PM - 4:10 PM

Happy Hour
Guest Bartender: Gabby Reece, Co-founder, Laird Superfoo

4:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Delivering Wonder: A One-on-One with Marc Lore
Speaker: Marc Lore, founder, chairman, and CEO, Wonder
Interviewer: Stephanie Mehta, CEO and chief content officer, Mansueto Ventures

5:00 PM - 5:35 PM

Inc. Founders House Closes

5:40 PM
Monday, March 14, 2022

Inc. Founders House Opens

10:30 AM

The Best Reasons for Ditching the Valley
Speakers: Adelle Archer, co-founder and CEO, Eterneva; and Todd Klein, partner, Revolution Growth 
Moderator: Teneshia Carr, contributing editor, Inc.; and curator, Inc.'s All the Hats

11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

Break

11:55 AM - 12:40 PM

Decentralizing the Internet: How Web3 Can Help Your Small Business
Speakers: Shira Lazar, founder, What's Trending; and Harrison Wang, co-founder and CEO, Unblocked 
Moderator: Brit Morse, associate editor, Inc.

12:40 PM - 1:15 PM

Break

1:15 PM - 2:05 PM

Radical Recruiting: How to Win the Best Talent
Sponsored by Charles Koch Foundation
Speakers: Alexander Alonso, chief knowledge officer, Society for Human Resource Management; and Peter Beard, Senior vice president for regional workforce development, Greater Houston Partnership
Moderator: Diana Ransom, executive editor, Inc.

2:05 PM - 2:40 PM

Female Founders Meetup
Co-hosted by Lora H DiCarlo, founder and CEO, Lora H DiCarlo

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

How Female Founders Can Help One Another Win at Business 
Speaker: Holly Thaggard, founder and chair of the board, Supergoop!
Interviewer: Diana Ransom, executive editor, Inc.

3:35 PM - 4:10 PM

Happy Hour
Guest Bartender: Cindy Eckert, founder, The Pink Ceiling

4:10 PM - 4:40 PM

How to Diversify Your Customer Base and Boost Your Bottom Line
Speaker: Rohit Bhargava, founder and chief trend curator, The Non-Obvious Company
Interviewer: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.

5:00 PM - 5:35 PM

Inc. Founders House Closes

5:40 PM