SCHEDULE

Scroll down for the 2020 schedule. 
Attendance to talks is on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Session Name Time
Friday, March 13, 2020


Inc. x Texas Press Day Kickoff  (Invite Only)
Remarks: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.; and Eric Schurenberg, CEO, Inc. and Fast Company
 

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Inc. Founders House Opens
10:30 AM
Networking Breakfast Meetup
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM


Brain Hacks: How to Think Kwik

Speaker: Jim Kwik, founder and CEO, Kwik Learning
Introduction: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.
 

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM


Break

 

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM


Billion-Dollar Brand: 1-on-1 with Kendra Scott
Speaker: Kendra Scott, founder, designer, and CEO, Kendra Scott
 

12:40 PM - 1:10 PM


Break
 

1:10 PM - 2:05 PM


Are You OK? The Accelerations and Ailments in Health Care Disruption
Speakers: Julia Cheek, founder and CEO, Everlywell; and Carolyn Witte, co-founder and CEO, Tia
Moderator: Kimberly Weisul, editor-at-large, Inc.
 

2:05 PM - 2:45 PM


Break
 

2:45 PM - 3:35 PM


Talent Magnets: Build a Positive, Purposeful, and Productive  Workforce
Sponsored by Vari
Speakers: Jason McCann, co-founder and CEO, Vari; and Chris Hyams, CEO, Indeed
Moderator: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc. 

 

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM


Break
 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM


Inc. Founders House Talk
 

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Networking Happy Hour
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Inc. Happy Hour
Guest Bartender: Jason McCann, co-founder and CEO, Vari
 

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Inc. Founders House Closes
6:30 PM
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Inc. Founders House Opens
10:30 AM
Networking Coffee & Breakfast Meetup
Sponsored by Justworks
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

Female Founders
Speakers: Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO, Birchbox; and Ariel Kaye, founder and CEO, Parachute
Moderator: Marli Guzzetta, executive editor, Inc.

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM


Break
 

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

Surge Cities: Best Places to Launch
Speakers: Steve Adler, mayor, Austin; and Joshua Baer, founder and CEO, Capital Factory
Moderator: Tom Foster, editor-at-large, Inc.

12:40 PM - 1:10 PM


Break
 

1:10 PM - 2:05 PM


Inc. Founders House Talk

2:05 PM - 2:45 PM


Break
 

2:45 PM - 3:35 PM


Sustainability and the Future of Stuff
Speakers: Brian Bushell, co-founder and CEO, by Humankind; and Kat Nouri, founder and CEO, Stasher
 

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM


Break
 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM


The Future of E-Commerce
Speakers: Scott Cutler, CEO, StockX; and Josh Luber, co-founder, StockX
 

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM


Inc. Happy Hour
 

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Inc. Founders House Closes
6:30 PM - 6:40 PM
Female Founders Party (Invite Only)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Inc. Founders House Opens
10:30 AM
Solopreneurs Networking Breakfast Meetup
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM


Inc. Founders House Talk
 

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM


Break
 

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Now Go Build: A Founder’s Journey
Sponsored by Amazon Web Services
Speaker: Alexandra Zatarain, co-founder, Eight Sleep 
Interviewer: Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon
Introduction: Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief, Inc.
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM


Break
 

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Quick! Cover Your Assets
Sponsored by Thomson Reuters
Speakers: EJ Archuleta, general counsel and president, Archuleta Group; and Aimee Egan, general manager, Thomson Reuters
Moderator: Kimberly Weisul, editor-in-large, Inc.

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM


Meet the Inc. Editors Networking Break
 

2:00 PM - 3:35 PM

How to Make Moves that Matter
Speakers: Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO, National Women’s Law Center; and Anita Hill, board of directors member, National Women’s Law Center

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM


Break
 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM


OH! The State of Business
Sponsored by Jobs Ohio
Speakers: Catherine Allshouse, global CIO and head of operations, Veeva Systems; Chad Summe, COO, Quotient Technology; and Rodney Williams, founder and CCO, LISNR
Moderator: Eric Schurenberg, CEO, Inc. and Fast Company
 

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Inc. Happy Hour
Sponsored by JobsOhio
5:40 PM - 6:40 PM
Inc. Founders House Closes
6:30 PM - 6:40 PM
Monday, March 16, 2020
Inc. Founders House Opens
10:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

What’s the Forecast? The Future of Everything

Speaker: Amy Webb, futurist; founder and CEO, The Future Today Institute; and author, The Big Nine and The Signals Are Talking

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM


Break

 

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM


The Trust Manifesto: How to Create a Better Internet
Speaker: Damian Bradfield, co-founder and chief creative officer, WeTransfer
 

12:40 PM - 1:10 PM


Break
 

1:10 PM - 2:05 PM


The Future of Work
Speakers: Jaspar Weir, co-founder and president, TaskUs
 

2:05 PM - 2:45 PM


Break
 

2:45 PM - 3:35 PM


The Humanity (and Bias) of A.I.
Sponsored by Vari
Speakers: Rana el Kaliouby, co-founder and CEO, Affectiva; and Daniel Yanisse, co-founder and CEO, Checkr

 

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM


Break
 

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Inc. Happy Hour
Guest Bartender: Amy Webb, futurist; founder and CEO, The Future Today Institute; and author, The Big Nine and The Signals Are Talking

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Inc. Founders House Closes
6:00 PM