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2017
INNOVATION SUMMIT
SPIN66

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SPIN 66
Engaging thought leaders and trailblazers with inspiring speakers, opportunities for synergistic collisions, and plenty of coffee

DATE

May 5th, 2017

LOCATION

eFactory - 405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65806

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Speakers

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Speaker Lineup
Featured
Joyce King Thomas
President & Chief Creative Officer, McCannXBC

Joyce is best known as the writer behind MasterCard's ``Priceless`` campaign and has led the creation of numerous iconic ad campaign ideas.

Joyce King Thomas
Joyce King Thomas
President & Chief Creative Officer, McCannXBC
Joyce King Thomas
President & Chief Creative Officer, McCannXBC

Joyce is best known as the writer behind MasterCard's ``Priceless`` campaign and has led the creation of numerous iconic ad campaign ideas.

Scott Perket
Product Designer, Amazon Web Services

Scott recently helped businesses and people make meaningful relationships as a product designer on the Measurement team at Facebook, and is now a product designer at Amazon Web Services.

Scott Perket
Scott Perket
Product Designer, Amazon Web Services
Scott Perket
Product Designer, Amazon Web Services

Scott recently helped businesses and people make meaningful relationships as a product designer on the Measurement team at Facebook, and is now a product designer at Amazon Web Services.

Bryce Rutter
Founder & CEO, Metaphase Design Group, Inc.

Bryce is a renowned specialist in ergonomic product design and is the leading worldwide expert in the design of handheld products.

Bryce Rutter
Bryce Rutter
Founder & CEO, Metaphase Design Group, Inc.
Bryce Rutter
Founder & CEO, Metaphase Design Group, Inc.

Bryce is a renowned specialist in ergonomic product design and is the leading worldwide expert in the design of handheld products.

Startup Panel Designing Success
Mary Louise Helbig
Entrepreneur in Residence, ITEN

Mary Louise is the former President of Virtual Nerd, which was acquired by Pearson in 2013.

Mary Louise Helbig
Mary Louise Helbig
Entrepreneur in Residence, ITEN
Mary Louise Helbig
Entrepreneur in Residence, ITEN

Mary Louise is the former President of Virtual Nerd, which was acquired by Pearson in 2013.

Chris Langston
Co-Captain, 40Digits

Chris is the co-founder of 40Digits, which was acquired by Barkley in 2014.

Chris Langston
Chris Langston
Co-Captain, 40Digits
Chris Langston
Co-Captain, 40Digits

Chris is the co-founder of 40Digits, which was acquired by Barkley in 2014.

Charlie Daniels
Senior Vice President, Netsmart Technologies

Charlie is the former Chief Operating Officer of HealthMedX, which was acquired by NetSmart in 2016.

Charlie Daniels
Charlie Daniels
Senior Vice President, Netsmart Technologies
Charlie Daniels
Senior Vice President, Netsmart Technologies

Charlie is the former Chief Operating Officer of HealthMedX, which was acquired by NetSmart in 2016.

Ignite
Enlighten us, but make it quick!

Jarad Johnson – Mostly Serious

Larnelle Foster – Drury University

Charlie Rosenbury – SELF Interactive

Chase Heilman – Starboard & Port

Mark Steiner – GigSalad

Josh Sullivan – Mother’s Brewing Company

Jayme Sweere – Wild Foraged Living

Megan Buchbinder – Revel Advertising

Agenda

06:00
May 4, 2017
SPIN66 Kickoff Party

Connect with speakers, organizers, and fellow attendees at the Kickoff Party, the official start of SPIN66 2017.

09:00
May 5, 2017
Welcome

The main event will start with a welcome from Cody Stringer, Entrepreneurial Specialist with Mercy Research, as he explores the Springfield innovation community and the role of SPIN66.

09:20
May 5, 2017
Bryce Rutter, Metaphase Design Group, Inc.

Listen to Bryce Rutter, a leading expert in ergonomic design, discuss the art and science of creating beautiful and functional hand-held products.

10:00
May 5, 2017
Scott Perket, Facebook

Learn about life in Silicon Valley from Scott Perket, Digital Product Designer at Facebook and former designer with Zendesk, Salesforce, MeethingHero/Worklife, and Automatic.

11:00
May 5, 2017
Startup Panel: Designing Success

Bring your questions as we chat with some of the area’s top entrepreneurs about building their startups and achieving the ultimate success.

01:30
May 5, 2017
Joyce King Thomas, McCannXBC

Hear from Joyce King Thomas, the creative mastermind behind the Mastercard “Priceless” ad campaign and the Staples “Easy Button,” as she takes us along her journey inside and outside of one of the top advertising agencies in the world.

02:10
May 5, 2017
Ignite Talks

Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just 5 minutes. We’re putting presenters from southwest Missouri to the test with this challenging speaking format.

03:00
May 5, 2017
Pitch Pit

Five of southwest Missouri’s top early-stage ventures will compete for $10,000 in cash and business services at this year’s SPIN66 Pitch Pit investment pitch competition. Presenters will have 6 minutes to convince our panel of expert judges that they can take their companies to the next level.

04:00
May 5th, 2017
Happy Hour

Hang around for the SPIN66 Happy Hour to connect with leading entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, and thought leaders from around the region while enjoy delicious local food and beverages.

Pitch Pit

Pitch Pit

The Pitch Pit is an investment pitch competition that will pit five of southwest Missouri’s top ventures against each other to compete for up to $10,000 in cash and/or business services. We’ve scoured local incubators, co-working sites, and universities to find the top early-stage ventures in southwest Missouri. Our panel of expert judges will determine which one has what it takes to push their product or service to the next level.

5

Companies

6

Minutes to Pitch

10000

Dollar Prize


Sponsors

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Sponsors

Mercy Research created SPIN66 in 2014 as a way of engaging the entrepreneurial community and driving innovation in southwest Missouri. Mercy Research is a unique collaboration of healthcare, science, and business professionals that positively impacts the lives of patients through exploration of new drug therapies and development of medical devices.




  • Kerri Miller

    Kerri Miller

    "SPIN66 is a first-class event. Attending SPIN66 and presenting at the event was a huge boost to my startup, and we’re proud to have been a part of it."
  • Charlie Rosenbury

    Charlie Rosenbury

    "SPIN66 is an energizing and inspiring day. The variety of industries, stories, and lessons learned guarantee that you'll leave with some bubbling ideas and a fresh outlook."
  • Kerri Miller

    "SPIN66 is a first-class event. Attending SPIN66 and presenting at the event was a huge boost to my startup, and we’re proud to have been a part of it."
  • Charlie Rosenbury

    "SPIN66 is an energizing and inspiring day. The variety of industries, stories, and lessons learned guarantee that you'll leave with some bubbling ideas and a fresh outlook."

Location

Location
The eFactory business incubator is the epicenter of entrepreneurship in southwest Missouri. It is a collaborative work environment where entrepreneurs can launch their early-stage ventures and take them to the next level.
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