Sponsored by invisionAZ, the CONVERGE Summit provides attendees an inside look at Arizona’s growing technology sector as well as the unique opportunity to meet global thought leaders. Attendees will be able to network with the nation’s leading innovators, business executives, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, investors and other prominent thought leaders who are shaping Arizona’s tech ecosystem.
This year’s Summit will showcase Arizona innovation and discuss issues that are critical for success in today’s rapidly changing business environment.
“We are excited to, once again, offer the opportunity to host national capital and technology leaders at one of Arizona’s greatest golf event venues,” said John Ragan, invisionAZ CEO.
The Summit will feature fireside chats and panels with several notable business and government leaders, including:
- The Honorable Doug Ducey, Governor, State of Arizona
- Jack Selby, Managing Director, Thiel Capital; founding member, invisionAZ
- Peter Thiel, Founder, Thiel Capital; investor and entrepreneur
- Dr. Robert C. Robbins, President, University of Arizona
- Samantha Bradley, Managing Director, RealmSpark; ASU Enterprise Partners
- Dan Mahoney, Chairman, WM Phoenix Open; Snell & Wilmer Venture Capital
“ASU Enterprise Partners is a disruptor, and innovation is in the fabric of everything Arizona State University does,” Bradley said. “We believe collaboration is key to serving our communities, and we are honored to support the CONVERGE Tech Summit, an event centered around growth and development for Arizona.”
ASU has been named as the most innovative university by U.S. News and World Report all seven years the category has existed. RealmSpark facilitates the capital investments necessary to fuel a strategically managed portfolio of ed tech ideas and innovation in support of universal, lifelong learning at Arizona State University.
The CONVERGE Tech Summit at WM Phoenix Open is made possible by some of Arizona’s leading organizations including Thunderbirds Charities, RealmSpark, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, University of Arizona, LAVIDGE, APS, Arizona Commerce Authority, SRP, Strata Clean Energy, ProEm, Horizon Strategies, Arizona-Mexico Commission, and more.
To learn more about the CONVERGE Tech Summit, including panels, speakers and VIP event registration, please visit www.convergeattheopen.com.