Featured Speaker – Austin Kettner, Co-Founder & Program Mentor, The Bit Factory
Austin is a serial entrepreneur with passion for design and development. Austin has co-founded several startups with Jack Hilton and James Hilton, such as Wonderkiln, Glances, Inkhorn, and Extinct Corporation; each and every time Austin managed the design and product development in those startups.
In addition to having a keen eye for design and product, Austin is versed in many other essential startup skills and loves exploring new and innovative ideas. Austin demonstrates expertise in websites, web design and modern technology.
Austin is a member of Microsoft’s Azure Group, and serves in a variety of business advisory roles (Barran Industrial Group, Szalay’s Farm, Kats Ribbon of Hope (non-profit for cancer research), Geppetto’s, The Blonde Italian).
He has professional affiliations with Google, Microsoft, Rackspace and Heroku and has served as a support technician for AT&T. Austin is co-inventor of the Quixby technology and co-founder of five companies.
Session: Understanding Equity in Your Startup