Meet the Trailblazing Speakers of the A-LIST Awards
Tuesday, May 23rd
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Posted on 05/11/2023 by Gabrielle RodriguezClaim your spot
Are you ready for an unforgettable evening filled with inspiration, insight, and celebration? Look no further than the A-LIST Awards, where you will have the opportunity to hear from some of the most accomplished and innovative individuals in the Austin community. We are thrilled to have Bill Gurley and Dr. Van Truskett join us, two individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of venture capital and innovation.
Bill Gurley is a General Partner at Benchmark, where he has spent over 20 years working with some of the most successful companies in the tech industry, including Uber and Zillow. With his experience as a top-ranked research analyst on Wall Street, as well as his educational background in computer science and finance, Gurley is a thought leader in the world of venture capital. He will share his insights on what it takes to identify and invest in successful startups, as well as his perspective on the ever-changing landscape of the tech industry.
Dr. Van Truskett is a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, serving as the Executive Director of the Texas Innovation Center at The University of Texas at Austin. With her Ph.D. in chemical engineering and her expertise in commercializing university-based discoveries, Truskett is a driving force behind the success of young startup companies. She will share her insights on how to foster innovation, support entrepreneurship, and bring new technologies to market.
After-party with 80HProject
Help us recognize our 2023 A-LIST Award finalists and winners at an after-party with featured artist, 80HProject. "A smoothly vocal heavy positive groove-based crew with an amazing feel." The 80HProject are continually ramping up their original, uncompromisingly soulful sound and are breaking through as "just below the radar" sensation. Ady Hernandez, band leader has the tenacity of a new coming artist combined with the history of a seasoned vet. Ady's live performances have been described as, he "Plays guitar like Carlos Santana and sings like Stevie Wonder."
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