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25+ years of life-changing stories from exceptional tech leaders


Mark McClain

As Co-founder and CEO at SailPoint, Mark brings to bear over 30 years of experience in the enterprise technology market. Under Mark's direction for the last 12 years, SailPoint has grown from a venture-backed startup into a publicly traded leader (NYSE:SAIL) in the identity management software market.


Kyle Porter

Kyle Porter is the Co-founder and CEO of SalesLoft. SalesLoft generated explosive growth over the past three years, recognized as the 7th Fastest-Growing technology company in North America by Deloitte. SalesLoft now employs more than 300 across its Atlanta headquarters, San Francisco and New York offices, and the company was also recently named Atlanta’s #1 best place to work in 2018 by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


Henry Kaestner

Henry Kaestner is a Managing Principal of Sovereign's Capital, a venture capital fund that invests in faith based entrepreneurs in the US and SouthEast Asia.  Kaestner is also Chairman, Co-Founder and previous CEO of, a company that together with his business partner, David Morken, he has grown from $0 to $250 million in revenue. 


Blake Patton

Blake is the founder and Managing Partner of Tech Square Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm. He represents Tech Square Ventures on the boards of (Chairman), Pointivo (Chairman), PreTel Health, Sequr, and UserIQ and is a board observer of Haste and Salesfusion. Blake also serves as Tech Square Venture’s fund manager for Engage, an innovative accelerator and venture fund in partnership with 10 large corporations and Georgia Tech.


Adolph Coors IV

Adolph Coors IV is a Colorado native and the great-grandson of Adolph Herman Joseph Coors, who, in 1873, founded the Adolph Coors Company which has grown into one of the largest breweries in the world. As an experienced public speaker, he continues to share a powerful message that challenges every listener to discover the real meaning and purpose for life.


Ronnie Andrews

Ronnie Andrews serves as the President of the Medical Sciences division of Life Technologies Corporation, a leading supplier of genomic and proteomic tools for the life sciences market.   

Local Speaker: Nora Charlesworth


Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger is the CEO of VMware, an American software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services.

Local Speaker: Chris Gatch


Charlie Paparelli

Charlie Paparelli is President of Paparelli Ventures. He is a professional angel investor and also President of High Tech Ministries. For the last 24 years, he has focused on helping entrepreneurs achieve their dream of starting their own company. You can follow him at

Local Speaker: Drew Bolton


Dr. Christopher Kersey

Dr. Christopher Kersey is the Managing Member of Camden Partners Holdings LLC, one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked growth equity funds with a long track record of investing in the healthcare, education, and business services industries. 

Local Speaker: Jennifer East


Joe Licata

Joe Licata is currently the Lead Operating Partner in the private equity group at BlueArc Capital Management, a family-office based private investment firm. 

Local Speaker: Brett Hagler


Walt Wilson

Walt Wilson is Founder and Chairman of Global Media Outreach, a Silicon Valley-based Internet evangelism and discipleship ministry currently reaching over 120 million people per year with the gospel in all 191 countries.  

Local speaker: Matt Stevens


Promod Haque

Promod Haque has 20 years of experience in the venture capital industry and currently serves as Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners.  

Local Speaker: Dave Mims

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