Women of Tech Bloc™ Luncheon
  • 3/1/2016
  • 1130AM
  • Rackspace

Women of Tech Bloc™ Luncheon

Come help us kick off the first ever Women of Tech Bloc luncheon. This will be a time for us to come together, network and learn from some of our fearless female leaders.

Mayor Ivy Taylor and Judge Nelson Wolff will help us start our session and we will hear from the below panel speakers:

April Downing (CFO, WP Engine)
A seasoned financial and operational executive with over 20 years of experience and is the CFO of WP Engine, a fully-managed premium WordPress hosting provider with over 300 employees and 30,000 customers. Having raised over $200 million in capital and completed more than 15 acquisitions, April appreciates the complexity of managing technology and services companies at various stages.

Cristal Glangchai, Ph.D. (Founder, VentureLab)
A scientist, entrepreneur, and mentor with a passion for teaching and engaging girls in technology and entrepreneurship. She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the TODAY Show, NPR’s The TakeAway, and Mashable. She is the Founder/CEO of VentureLab, an academy that develops project-based technology entrepreneurship programs that prepare K-12 students with 21st century skills.

Debra Innocenti (Partner, Strasburger & Price, LLP.)
Debra L. Innocenti represents technology entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in a wide variety of matters, including formation, protection of intellectual property, financing, data privacy, software licensing, and other technology-related transactions. She was named Geekdom’s 2015 VIP Geek, named a Tech Flash Rising Start by the San Antonio Business Journal, named among the Best Attorneys in Information Technology by San Antonio Scene Magazine, and recognized among Texas Rising Stars by Thomson and Reuters. Prior to her legal career, Debra was an instructor in the English-Communications department at St. Mary’s University.

Panel Moderated by:

Carla Sublett
Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas at Rackspace, a San Antonio-based IT Services Company and leader in managed cloud. In her current role, Sublett and her team drive demand generation through events, field & channel marketing, eCommerce, telesales and digital marketing.

If you are interested in helping us make this happen, please see the below sponsorship packages:

$7,500 (limit one) Gold Sponsor
- Most prominent logo recognition on all event materials, full page ad or write up in program, preferred seating, verbal recognition of sponsorship in weclome message given by Mayor Ivy Taylor

$5,000 Silver Sponsor
- Prominent logo recognition on all event materials, half page ad or write up in program, preferred seating

$2,500 Bronze Sponsor
- Logo placement on all event materials, name recognition in program, preferred seating

$1,000 Supporting Sponsor
- Logo placement on all event materials, name recognition in program

Please contact Marina Gavito, Tech Bloc Executive Director to finalize sponsorship. [email protected] ; 210.867.7342


Check-in: 11:30AM - 12:00PM

Program: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Questions? Contact Marina [email protected]

Look forward to seeing you there!

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