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Digital Fight Club: Dallas 2019, August 28

Digital Fight Club: Dallas 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 6pm – 10pm
Granada Theater
3524 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
Google map and directions

Lee Harrison, CEO of Thru, is on the Digital Fight Club ticket for Fight #2: Secure Me: Digital Safety across the Ecosystem. He will be duking it out with Stephen Ellis, CTO of Plymouth AI, over data security.

Digital Fight Club asks: “What about the corporate security responsibilities of all those companies exchanging all that data like it was water?”

Lee doesn’t want to give away his fight strategy, but has this to say: “Tech fighting in Dallas? Bring it on! All I can say is this: ‘It might be too much too much,’ but hey ‘big guy, big reach…skinny guys fight ‘til they’re burger’ and ‘only after disaster can we be resurrected.’ ‘Maybe we have to break ourselves to make something better.’ ”

Well, that’s all we got for now.

So, come and see who wins the fight! And, maybe learn a little more about the current digital world.

What is “Digital Fight Club”?

Digital Fight Club puts two technology experts in a boxing ring 2 feet from each other in front of five accomplished “referees” and lets them defend their position on a topic in their field.

And, this is done in front of 500 CEOs, technologists, entrepreneurs and investors … so there is no pressure.

Then the refs and audience (that’s you) vote for a winner. That’s not boring. That’s fun.
…and you might learn something.

The Format

Opening salvo: 45 seconds each
Rebuttal: 30 seconds each
Ref’s question: 15 seconds each
Ref’s follow up: 15 seconds each

The Full Fight Card for August 28

Fight #1: Public Transport Technology: Taming the Wild West
    Fighters: Robert Mundinger – Founder, TheMap.net vs Steven Duong – VP, Design/Planning, AECOM
Fight #2: Secure Me: Digital Safety across the Ecosystem
    Fighters: Lee Harrison – CEO, Thru vs Stephen Ellis – CTO, Plymouth AI
Fight #3: Silence: To digitally disconnect or not
    Fighters: Jennifer Zientz – Dir. Clinical Services, Center for Brain Health vs Michelle Adams – President, Marketing Brainology
Fight #4: Synthetic Reality: Does real even matter?
    Fighters: Farrukh Malik – CEO, Roomored vs Steve Nix – CEO, ForwardXP
Fight #5: Get to Know Me: Data, Personalization & Privacy
    Fighters: Andy Chen – SVP, +1 Labs @ Match vs Mike Orren – Chief Product Officer Belo/DMN

The Refs

Head Referee: Andrew Hopkins (MD, Industry X.0, Accenture)
Nick Reddy – CDO, Baylor Scott & White
Josh Baer – CEO, Capital Factory
Tarang Sethia – VP, Product, 7-Eleven
Andy Minteer – Senior Director, Emerging Tech & IoT, Walmart

For more information and to purchase tickets, go to the Digital Fight Club: Dallas 2019 event page.

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