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IEEE N3XT Austin 2016

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17 September 2016 | Galvanize Austin | Austin, TX, USA

The name N3XT™ embodies the spirit of future technological development by using the root of the word “next,” and the numeral “3” to represent the three event pillars of ideas, innovation, and inspiration. By bringing together the technical entrepreneur community, this event will foster collaboration and innovation, as well as provide encouragement and skills building to entrepreneurs looking to make their mark.


Michael Hyatt

Dragon on CBC's Next Gen Den

Devon Ryan

Founder of LION Mobile and IEEE-USA Board Young Professionals Representative

Whurley aka William Hurley

whurley | Engineering Entrepreneurship & 2020 Strategic Partnerships Liaison

Aneshia Y. Smith

Executive Director | Aneshia Y. Smith Institute for Women and Girls
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Jessica F. Winchester

Associate at Bookoff McAndrews PLLC

Kevin Koym

Founder and CEO | Tech Ranch

Ryan Lund

with Ruth Wolfish of IEEE Client Services
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Hall T. Martin

Founder and CEO of the Texas Entrepreneur Network

Robert Oakley

R&D at re:3D Inc

Mellie Price

Executive Director of Technology Innovation at the Dell Medical School

John Martin Taboada

Founder of Taboada Research Instruments, Inc. and Jonanni’s Just Yogurt

Rani Yadav-Ranjan

Founder and Chief Executive of 4PIA, Inc. (People In Action)

Tiana Laurence

Chief Marketing Officer at Factom

Ross Spencer Garsson

Member at Dickinson Wright PLLC

Meshell Baker

Founder/Owner of Meshell Baker Enterprises

Jim Jefferies

2015 President of IEEE-USA

David Smith

Business Leader, Futurist, Keynote Speaker & Wicked Problem Solver

Ted Lehr

Data Architect and Computer Science Lecturer

Fawzi Behmann

Chairman, IEEE Communications & Signal Processing Combined Chapter at IEEE

William Hulsey

Founder of HULSEY PC

Zvi Yaniv

President/CEO at Advanced Technology Generator

Graham Fuller

Senior Relationship Manager, Mercer Consumer’s Professional Occupations Practice

Ayanna Howard

Chief Technology Officer at Zyrobotics

Barry Hutt

CEO of Viviota Software Driving Data Innovation
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Leslie Martinich

Founder and President of Competitive Focus,
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Joseph Pinkerton

Founder-CEO Clean Energy Labs

Mauro Togneri

Mauro Togneri, Consultant

Matt Glazer

Executive Director for the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce

Bill Blackstone

General Manager | Galvanize

Randi Sumner

Senior Director, Strategy & Entrepreneurship | IEEE Staff


Galvanize Austin – 2nd Street District 118 Nueces St. Austin, TX 78701

austin-173907Surrounded by World-renowned and locally-revered tech companies such as Google, IBM, and Dell, the bustling and diverse 2nd Street District is where Galvanize Austin calls home. Situated in the heart of Downtown Austin and along the banks of Lady Bird Lake, our front door is amongst some of the best coffee shops, boutiques, and restaurants in the city. With Austin’s long-standing history as a leader in the tech industry, we’re excited to help the next generation of tech leaders reach their full potential.

Traditionally, industry and education have existed in separate worlds. At Galvanize, we’re bridging this longstanding gap by bringing industry partners, ambitious students, world-class education, and passionate founders under one roof. This is the Galvanize community.



Book by Thursday, 25 August for IEEE N3XT promo rate.

residence_inn_imageResidence Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center

300 East 4th Street Austin Texas 78701 USA

$209 Suite Studio (1 queen bed & pull-out sofa)
Discounted room rate applies for September 16 – 17 only

Request: (IEEE N3XT)


Note: The hotel reservation deadline (August 25, 2016) has now passed. However, you can still reserve a hotel room within the N3XT room block using the following instructions: In order to be included in our IEEE N3XT room block, you must call Ashley Hall directly after completing your online or telephone hotel reservation. Ashley can be reached at (512) 691-9227

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