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Walmart CTO Jeremy King to Speak at 36|86 Entrepreneurship & Tech Conference

Launch Tennessee announces speaking engagement by Walmart CTO at 36|86, along with final selection of presenting Village 36 startup companies NASHVILLE (April 13, 2017) – Launch Tennessee announced that Walmart Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Jeremy King will speak at 36|86 Entrepreneurship and Technology Conference June 4-7 in … read more

FedEx CEO Frederick Smith Joins Speaker Line-up At 36|86 Tech Conference

Logistics and startup maverick joins innovators in venture capital, healthcare technology and mobile app development to speak at 36|86 in Nashville in June

Nashville, Tenn., March 14, 2017 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) is proud to announce that Frederick Smith, Founder and CEO of FedEx, will take the stage at the 36|86 technology conference to talk corporate innovation in a fully connected global economy. FedEx recently launched FedEx Fulfillment, a logistics network that allows … read more