Skip links

Final Slate of Speakers Announced for 3686 Conference


Nashville, Tenn., May 12, 2015 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announces the final list of speakers for 36|86, LaunchTN’s flagship event highlighting the best in Southern culture, entrepreneurship and investment.

“This final set of speakers are an excellent addition on top of the 40+ speakers we have previously announced,” says Charlie Brock, CEO of LaunchTN. “This is an incredible lineup of speakers and the programming for 36|86 will not disappoint.”

Ashley Capps, Founder of AC Entertainment, Brand Foundry Ventures Founder, Andrew Mitchell, and Entrepreneur Magazine writer Cat Clifford will be joining the 3686 Conference roster in addition to these remaining speakers confirmed to participate in feature panels and interactive salon sessions:

Milena Berry – Co-Founder & CEO of  Power to Fly

Blake Blackshear – Chief Technology Officer at NextGxDx

Todd Breeden – Investor at Starvest Ventures

Lisa Calhoun – Founder & CEO at Write2Market

Cordell Carter – Founder of TechTown Global

Bill DiPietro – Vice President of Product Management at Digital Reasoning

Jonathan Drillings – Principal at Comcast Ventures

Tugce Ergul – Co-Founder at Angel Labs

Nora Levinson – President & CEO at Caedon

Andrew Mitchell – Founder at Brand Foundry Ventures

Will Morrow –   Director, Special Assets with Hospital Corporation of America

Chris Murdock – Co-Founder & Senior Partner at iQTalent Partners

Jamie Pallot – Co-Founder of Emblematic Group

Christopher Parks – Founder & Chief Development Officer at Change Healthcare

Dan Stephenson – Founder at Dan’s Gourmet Mac & Cheese

The full program agenda will be released later this week.

These 36|86 participants join over 40 previously announced speakers, including Julia Hartz and Kevin Hartz, Co-Founders of Eventbrite, Lon Binder, CTO of Warby Parker, Uber’s Meghan Joyce and Mark Rogowsky, Jonathan Shieber, senior editor at TechCrunch, and John Biggs, east coast editor at TechCrunch. The full list of speakers can be found at www.thirtysixeightysix.com.

Tickets for 36|86, June 8-10, 2015 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, are available at www.thirtysixeightysix.com. While accessing hundreds of investors and media, 36 southeastern startups will compete for a $36,000 non-equity grand prize.


About 36|86 – A LaunchTN production, 36|86 gathers startups, business leaders, media and investors for a celebration of entrepreneurship and southern culture. 36|86 connects the “doers,” “makers,” and “innovators” in the southeast, around the country, and across the globe.



Return to top of page