TECHTALK: Building a Successful, Future-Proof Startup Team

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 @ 11:30am CT / 4:30pm UTC

This TechTalk will air live on Dell’s LinkedIn. 

The most effective startup teams in the future will be multi-skilled, agile and diverse, and able to embrace change as the business grows. Join us to learn about the top skills needed for the future and how you can start building a future-proof team.

Join to discover:

  • What to look for when making your next hire
  • Ways to use technology to improve diversity in hiring
  • How to foster a more equitable, enjoyable work culture

Join this TechTalk for a chance to win an OptiPlex 7400 All-in-One!

Speakers: Janine Wegner, Global Thought Leadership Strategy at Dell Technologies; Lawton Cummings, General Partner at Capital Factory; Marlie Andersch, CEO and Founder at rockITdata; and Elizabeth Broers, Director, Sales & Marketing Group, Diversity, Inclusion & Talent Programs at Intel Corporation

Sobre Janine

Janine Wegner é líder de marketing internacional responsável pela estratégia global de liderança inovadora da Dell Technologies para posicionar a empresa como visionária e inovadora em tecnologia. Ao longo da última década, ela definiu a visão, a estratégia e a direção operacional para muitos programas de marketing impactantes em equipes locais, regionais e globais. Sua experiência abrange marketing e comunicações digitais, sociais, de marca e liderança inovadora. Ela também liderou a estratégia dos programas de empreendedorismo da Dell e atuou como Chefe de Gabinete do Escritório de Empreendedores Residentes. Antes da Dell, ela trabalhou em cargos de marketing no eBay, Philips International e start-ups.

Janine é palestrante do setor e palestrante convidada sobre tópicos como mídia social, relações com influenciadores, marketing multicanal e liderança inovadora. Em 2020 e 2023, o TopRank Marketing a nomeou uma das 20 maiores especialistas em marketing influenciador a seguir. Janine possui dois bacharelado e três mestrados em universidades de 4 países. Ela é originária da Alemanha e atualmente reside em Austin, Texas, EUA.

About Lawton

As General Partner at Capital Factory, Lawton sources, negotiates, and directs investments into early stage technology startups. The Capital Factory is known as the “center of gravity for tech entrepreneurs in Texas” and has been the most active early stage investor in Texas for the past 15 years. In addition to investing, Lawton advises the portfolio startups and connects them with other investors, mentors, and customers.

About Marlie

Marlie Andersch is an Air Force Veteran with over 30 years of IT experience. A hard worker with a competitive spirit and a set of core values that have driven her from climbing the corporate ladder at other technology companies to becoming Founder and CEO of rockITdata. rockITdata is a certified woman, minority, and veteran-owned business that provides professional services, management and strategy consulting, and IT development with a focus on data analytics and AI. Established six years ago, Marlie hit the ground running with rockITdata and grew her company to over 175 employees. Through persistence, taking leaps of faith, and following her core values, Marlie has built a business that is deeply rooted in the rockITway. The rockITway is to create “extraordinary impact by doing the right thing by our clients, company, and coworkers,” aligning to core values while always pushing themselves to think differently.

Prior to joining Capital Factory, Lawton was Partner at Notley Ventures where she invested across various sectors, including venture, real estate, and private equity and leveraged profits to fund and operate community-driven initiatives like Philanthropitch and HomeFront. Lawton practiced law in Manhattan and Austin, taught Commercial Law and Responsible Artificial Intelligence, served as the CEO of Austin100, and is proud to perhaps have the singular distinction of having served simultaneously on an ACLU Board of Directors and as a legal analyst for the Fox News Network.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth’s team is responsible for driving diversity and inclusion programs for Intel’s global sales and marketing group as well as entry-level talent programs, including sales and marketing rotational program and intern program. Elizabeth’s career has included many years in corporate marketing, including partner marketing, brand, campaigns and research as well as leading the education thought leadership team and designing and implementing our EdTech start-up accelerator. Elizabeth holds an MBA from UC Davis and BA in Economics from UC Irvine. She’s loves sports (especially soccer) and being outdoors or traveling with her family.

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