END THE YEAR ON A HIGH NOTE: EDCO’S FINAL PUBTALK OF THE YEAR IS NEXT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

END THE YEAR ON A HIGH NOTE EDCO’S FINAL PUBTALK OF THE YEAR IS NEXT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 FEATURING DAN VETRAS of KOLLECTIVE TECHNOLOGY, GLASSHOUSE GROWN, PIXYPICS

BEND, OR (November 7, 2017)Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) just announced the speakers for the final PubTalk of 2017 on Thursday, November 16, 5 pm at McMenamins in Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now and available via Eventbrite here.

EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk is a happy hour aimed at bringing together different facets of the business community in one place to network, share ideas and further local businesses. Where Beers and Business Collide!

Keynote Speaker

Dan Vetras, CEO Kollective Technology

Dan Vetras has over 30 years of experience in business and technology leadership roles. As CEO of Kollective, he oversees day-to-day operations globally and is actively involved in building long-term relationships with their customer base. Prior to joining Kollective, Dan was President and CEO of Visible Technologies, a leader in social media intelligence solutions, where he doubled the overall business and opened European operations. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Talisma Corporation, President and CEO of Captura Software and he also served IBM as Vice President of worldwide consumer software sales upon its acquisition of Edmark Corporation. He also spent seven years in sales management and business development positions at Lotus Development Corporation/IBM in Philadelphia, London, Boston, and Seattle.

The largest, most successful, global companies in the world trust Kollective’s Smart Peering technology. Their innovative platform makes producing large-scale live-streaming events and software upgrades possible using peer-to-peer technology, cutting bandwidth usage for over  4.5 million users globally.

Company Pitches

Christian Rea, Founder & CEO PixyPics
PixyPics is a website where you can create unique, customizable photo gifts. They’re giving 20% of profits to charities as the first b-corp in the photography industry.

Lindsey Pate, Founder & CEO Glass House Grown
Glass House Grown produce high-quality medical cannabis following strict protocols rooted in scientific method to ensure products are not only safe, but also provide full medical benefits.

Company Update

Shape
Shape.io (previously Steady Budget)’s flexible software platform syncs with data from Google Adwords, BingAds, Facebook Ads and LinkedIn Ads to create solutions for digital marketers.

Agenda
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Networking – Drinks and appetizers
6:00 pm to 6:45 pm Company Presentations
6:45 pm to 7:30 pm Keynote Speaker Presentation

Cost and Registration
$25 EDCO & OEN Members
$35 Non-Members
Become an EDCO Member here.
Admission includes appetizers and a free beverage (choice of beer, wine, or soda).

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