Campbell Flemmons

Campbell Flemmons is a senior at Southern Methodist University where she is majoring in journalism, ...

Chantalle Palomo

Chantalle Palomo operates a knowledge sharing venue at The TIN Space while remaining active as a you...

Chase Ezell

Chase Ezell has over a decade of writing experience.  A former PR agency account executive and mana...

Chastiny Lewis

Chastiny Lewis is a freelance writer and editor living in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. S...

Christine Perez

Christine Perez is an award-winning journalist who has covered the Dallas-Fort Worth market for 15 y...

Dan Koller

Dan Koller has been a Dallas-area journalist for more than 15 years. His work has appeared in Park C...

Dave Montgomery

Dave Montgomery is an Austin free-lance journalist whose career has spanned a half-century of report...

Duane Dankesreiter

Duane Dankesreiter is the Senior Vice President of Research and Innovation at the Dallas Regional ...

Duncan Riley

Duncan Riley is a writer, publisher, speaker, and blogging evangelist. After many years online, incl...

Eric David

Eric David is an avid gamer and freelance journalist who covers video games and technology for onlin...

Harmony Tapper

Harmony Tapper is an avid writer and an even more avid traveler. When she’s not thinking abou...

Harrison Long

Jana J. Pruet

Dallas Innovates Executive Editor Jana J. Pruet is an award-winning journalist who has been covering...

Jeff Bounds

Jeff Bounds is a veteran Dallas business journalist who’s known for his technology, financial,...

Julia Batlle

Dallas Innovates editorial intern Julia Lauren Batlle is a junior at Southern Methodist University....

Lance Murray

Lance Murray is Managing Editor of Dallas Innovates and the Dallas Regional Chamber publications. He...

Maggie Barton

As a co-founder of SPURstartup, Maggie leads strategy, operations, curriculum and business developme...

Matthew Shelley

Matthew Shelley has been an IT Manager at D Magazine Partners for eight years. He is also a Dallas-a...

Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon is an editorial intern at Dallas Innovates. Gordon is currently a student at the Uni...

Michael Sherrod

Michael Sherrod is the TCU William M. Dickey Entrepreneur in Residence. Michael has a long entrepren...

Mike Wheatley

Mike Wheatley is a freelance journalist based in Bangkok with an eye for tech news. He’s a fa...

Nealie Sanchez

Dallas Innovates editorial intern Nealie E. Sanchez is a senior at the University of North Texas. Sh...

Nicholas Sakelaris

Nicholas Sakelaris has been a journalist in Dallas-Fort Worth for more than a decade covering every...

Patrick Kobler

Patrick Kobler covers startups and education for Dallas Innovates. After graduating from Southern Me...

Rebeca Easton

Rebeca Easton is an author, blogger, game writer, and narrative designer. She has published one nove...

Sarah Bennett

Sarah Bennett graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor’s degree in English/cre...

Seda Maurer

Seda is a Principal UX Designer at Sabre, where she also acts as the Accessibility SPOC. She has a d...

Sophie Hatch

Sophie Hatch is originally from Cheltenham, England, but came to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2002...

Susan McFarland

Susan McFarland is a breaking news reporter and freelance writer living in the DFW area. 

Taneli Ruda

Taneli Ruda is senior vice president and managing director of the Global Trade Management business s...

Tara Nieuwesteeg

Tara Nieuwesteeg is a freelance writer and nightlife columnist for D Magazine. She also works as a p...

Trae Harris

Trae Harris is the director of social and online communities at Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting...

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Assistant Superintendent of Early Childhood, Dallas ISD

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Editorial Assistant, D Magazine Partners

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Law Clerk, Vela Wood, Sponsor

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Director of Partnerships, Luscinia Health

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Senior Program Officer, Meadows Foundation

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Founder, Luminous Envy and RentEval

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Principal, Proximity to Power

Clyde Valentin

Director of the Arts and Urbanism Initiative at SMU's Meadows School of the Arts

Cynthia Nevels

Founder of Integrality

D'Andrea Willis

Content Marketing Specialist, Sabre Corporation, Sponsor

Darcy Schroer

Director of Marketing, Frisco Economic Development Corporation, Sponsor

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Founder, Brainspace

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Owner, Forward Planning

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Student, Southern Methodist University

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Executive Director, Texas Research Alliance

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Senior Vice President, BOK Financial, Sponsor

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Managing Partner, Greg Carr

Gunnar Rawlings

Corporate Work Study Director, Cristo Rey Dallas Prep

Hubert Zajicek

CEO and Co-Founder, Health Wildcatteres

Jason Roberts

Co-Creator, Better Block Project; Founder, Oak Cliff Transit Authority, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff, Go Oak Cliff, and Art Conspiracy

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Writer, The University of Texas at Dallas, Sponsor

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VP of Communications, Vinli

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Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Texas at Dallas

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Communications Manager, UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management, Sponsor

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Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District

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Founder, Motive, Sponsor

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Founder, Digital Conduit/Technology Ball

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Artistic Director, Dallas Theater Center

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Founding Partner, Vela Wood

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Owner, CultureLab

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President-South Central Market, Verizon, Sponsor

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Executive Director, CitySquare

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Startup and Technology Adviser

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Chief Executive Officer, Young Women’s Preparatory Network

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UX Director, Universal Mind, Sponsor

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Manager of the Business & Technology Division, J. Erik Jonsson Library, Sponsor

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Founder, Need

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Director of Special Projects, Matthews Southwest

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Founder, Future in Focus

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Vice President, Dallas ISD School Board

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Chief of Transformation and Innovation, Dallas ISD

Mike Pratt

Founder and CEO, Panamplify

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Principal, Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy

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President of the University of North Texas, Sponsor

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Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Town of Addison, Sponsor

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Executive Director, The Budd Center: Involving Communities in Education

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Patent Agent

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Technical Executive, IBM

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Founder, Nepris

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Founder, Soap Hope

Scott Harper

Co-Founder and CEO, Dialexa

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Co-Founder, Public City

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Principal, Public Relations & Brand Management, Richards Partners

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Senior Manager of Business Development, Sabre Travel Network, Sponsor

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Founder, Social Impact Architects

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Practice Director, Mobile and Modern Web Practice, Randstad Technologies, Sponsor

Tony Fleo

CEO, Social Venture Partners Dallas, Sponsor

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Co-Founder, the DEC

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Chief Impact Officer for Living Cities

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President and CEO, Tech Titans

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Shareholder, Intellectual Property and Startup Ventures Practice, Polsinelli, Sponsor

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Vice President of Client Services, Universal Mind, Sponsor

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Professor, Internal Medicine; Director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health

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Director of innovation, Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, Sponsor

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Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner of Woodbine Development Corporation


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President, Eastfield College, Sponsor

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Registered Nurse, Senior Clinical Consultant

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Executive Dean of Health and Human Services at Brookhaven College

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Enterprise Architect and iLab Manager, Neiman Marcus, Sponsor

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Director of Agile Services

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