Co-Founders June Keynote speaker Thomas Gabriele

Monday, June 12, 2017 from 6:30PM to 9:00PM

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Network and connect to find your next employee, your next co-founder, or build your professional network! Work might be from 9-5, but business happens between 5-9. The Co-Founder Meetup by The tech^map is a forum for professionals to pitch their business, idea, startup, etc. to the community and gain valuable feedback. The audience is full of other entrepreneurs, developers, investors, and media.

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June Meetup Details: 

BIO of Thomas Gabriele

C Level Executive with experience leading Strategy, Marketing, Finance, M&A and Operations. Investing Co-Founder of WowYow! a unique and compelling interactive video advertising solution that will reshape how we consume video. We offer a number of unique assets and solutions for 3rd party content owners. We connect consumers and have them engage with advertisers through video. At Accelerize New Media/Cake Marketing, my responsibilities focused on operational process design, implementation and management, including financial operations and strategic planning. I designed and managed the KPIs for all operations to drive our success. I oversaw massive revenue growth (500% growth) and improved margins (60% improvement) to cash flow positive position during my tenure. Cake Marketing specializes in tracking and analytics for performance based marketers. Previously, I spent my time working on the strategic direction and internal operations for Digital Media businesses. Most recently, I worked for NEWS Corporation (FOX Audience Network and FOX Interactive Media). I spent my time on the monetization strategy for the NEWS online assets. My specific expertise was in digital marketing and monetization of display, search, rich media and mobile media channels. I worked on strategic M&A transactions, market analysis, operational issues, joint ventures and partnerships across various technologies and sales functions within the organization. Prior NEWS I worked for Experian Interactive. While with Experian Interactive, I worked alongside the CSO providing the analysis and support for the acquisitions of PriceGrabber, ClassesUSA and LMB. All of these businesses specialized in online customer acquisition/referrals for finance, education and retail clients. Specialties: Executive Management Digital Marketing Financial Operations and Strategy Technical and Shared Service Operations Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Partnership Development, Negotiations and Deal Structure

• Agenda:

6:30-7:00pm - Sign-in and socializing (Grab food a drinks) 
7:00-7:10pm - Announcements, Sponsor notes 
7:10-7:35pm - Keynote Speaker Q/A 
7:35-8:30pm - Pitches / Q&A 
8:30-9:00pm - Network, Network, Network 
9:00pm - Until whenever. Go downstairs to the bar to network more.

We have colored dots! Make sure you find who you are looking for

RED: Talent (Developers, Designers) 
GREEN: Investor (accredited) 
BLUE: Entrepreneur 
YELLOW: Media | Other

Please RSVP as space is limited!


Parking is available in the OMNI/Austin Centre Garage after 6pm. Please bring your ticket to the front desk at Capital Factory to receive $5 parking. Please save both parking tickets to exit garage. Street parking (check signs for restrictions) is also available and free after 6pm on Mondays.

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Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street Austin Texas United States

Type: Meetup

Group Video:

Johan Borge
Veronika Smickova
Marketing Director
RaviRam Kallepalli
Jam Risser
Senior Software Architect
Qiao Hu
Director of Finance