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CEO Summit 2021

Monday, November 08, 2021

01:00 PM - 09:00 PM

The Fairmont

Fairmont Austin, Red River Street, Austin, TX, USA

Austin tech C-Suite executives converge in this year's monumental Austin Technology Council CEO Summit. The tech industry made a historic impact on 2020. Our reach and ability to support every sector of society is fueling a decade of growth and innovation never seen before.

Austin is the hub for global tech innovation and will soon be a home and beacon for funders that help drive it.

CEO Summit, presented by Workhorse Marketing is an afternoon to evening forum where over 150 of Austin's leading technology CEOs

  • Network
  • Learn about cutting-edge best practices
  • Share expertise with peers
  • Begin and revive projects that will continue to make Austin a place for small to enterprise tech companies


In this spirit, the day is filled with panels, breakouts, happy hours, networking. The CEO Summit is an exclusive event for C-Suite executives only. If you have questions please reach out to Rachel at


1:00 PM || Registration and VIP Facilitated Pre-Summit Networking

2:30 PM || Panel One: "Clicks to Coins: Where Your Data is Headed in 2022," sponsored by Brain+Trust Partners

3:20 PM || Panel Two: "Thinking Finnovatively: Thinking About the Innovation in Fintech," sponsored by FIS Global

4:10 PM || Panel Three: "The Great Resignation," sponsored by improving

5:00 PM || Happy Hour, hosted by IDA Ireland and Armanino

6:15 PM || Fireside Keynote with Jim Breyer, Founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, sponsored by Perkins Coie

7:30 PM || Dinner

9:00 PM || Closing

Featured Keynote: Jim Breyer:

Jim is the Founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in Austin, TX and Menlo Park, CA. Jim has been an early investor in over 40 technology companies that have completed highly successful public offerings or mergers. 

As a lead investor and Director, many of these investments, including Facebook, returned well over 100 times their cost, and over a dozen more have returned well over 25 times their cost. 

Over the past several years, Jim has developed a deep personal and investment interest in long-term oriented entrepreneurs and teams working in artificial/augmented intelligence (AI) and human-assisted intelligence (HAI) and he has made numerous investments in this space. 

Jim currently serves on the board of directors of Blackstone (BX) and has previously served as an investor/lead Director at 21st Century Fox, Dell, Etsy, Facebook, Marvel Entertainment, Wal-Mart, and many other highly successful technology companies. 

Jim serves on the Advisory Board at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. He is a member of Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors, a member of Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council since inception; a founding member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Stanford’s School of Engineering and a Chairman of the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund as well as a Founding Member of the Stanford Institute for Human-Assisted Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board which was launched in March, 2019. He was formerly a Fellow of Harvard Corporation, Harvard’s senior governing board. He also is a member of the University of Texas President’s Innovation Board. 

In addition, Jim is a long-time active volunteer as a Trustee of SFMOMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles, and Stanford’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS).

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