October 14-15, 2016

Savannah, Georgia

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“Awesome 48 hrs connecting with some of the most amazing tech innovators and makers!”

– Thomas Troisch, Art Director / Illustrator at Troublefish

“There’s nothing else like Geekend. It’s fun, it’s educational, and best of all, it’s full of entrepreneurial energy.”

– Kevin Lawver, Senior Web Developer at Lynxsy

“Come for the tech talks, stay for the cotton candy!”

– Nate Lynch, Design Manager & Lead User Interface Designer at Earlybird Creative

“It really was a fantastic weekend, and it was amazing to see so much powerful talent come together!”

– Ian Nott, Co-founder of Aetho

“The Geekend attendees gave me hope that there are people who fearlessly invent and make things that better the world.”

– Geekender

“Geekend made me want to immediately go home and start building things. Very inspiring speakers.”

– Steven Scarborough, Director of Interactive Design at Savannah College of Art and Design

“Biggest takeaway from Geekend? Savannah and its surrounding areas have a TON of creative and passionate entrepreneurs.”

– Meredith O'Malley Johnson, Community & Public Relations Director at One Spark

“Geekend is where I recharge my batteries every year – I get to see what everyone else has learned, all the stuff they’re excited out, and share my passions.”

– Kevin Lawver, Senior Web Developer at Lynxsy

“Geekend shows you don’t need 30,000 people flooding the streets for a great festival celebrating the best of the next generation of makers and doers.”

– Doug Gross, CNN.com

“The Geekend conference – where startup operators, business owners and entrepreneurs from the technology field get together to explore and swap ideas.”

– Gordon Deal, This Morning - America's First News radio program

“What I liked best – the entrepreneurial spirit, energy and passion that was very obviously present throughout the program.“

– Geekender

Meet the Geekers

(Geekend Speakers)

Kevin Dewalt

Founder, All Aboard!


Prateek Jain

Startup Co-Founder, Aerodynamics Engineer

Baha Zeidan

CEO and co-founder, Azalea Health

Eric Sharpe

Chief Surgeon, Founder and Owner; Digital Doc LLC

Charles Bowen

Business Attorney

Lindsey Johns

Owner, Flutter Media

Sanjay Parekh

Founder, raconteur & startup anthropologist

Yvonne Jouffrault

Founder, Tour Buddy Apps

Ashlee Perkins

Senior Director of Marketing

Soumya Reddy Neravetla, MD

Medical Director of SJ/C Robotic Thoracic Surgery and of the Valve Clinic

Jason Premo
Ray Owens


Francisco Aguilar

Founder and CEO, Bounce Imaging

Russ Clark

Senior Research Scientist

Nathan Wood


Greg Foster


Brian McSharry

Senior Executive

Ben Sykes

Product Design Director, UXDESIGNER.IO

James Nickerson

Director of Comms & PR, Dynamic Signal

Tommy Linstroth

LEED Fellow; CEO, Green Badger; Principal, Trident Sustainability Group

Mike Astle

Technical Architect, Somo Ltd.

Shea Glenny

Director, Founder; weVENTURE

Tristan Steele

CEO, Quickit

Jennifer DeLia

Partner, Poverty Row Entertainment

Annie Eaton

CEO and co-founder, ATLvr

Robin Fay

Portal Manager, ATCx3

Vasanthi Chandra

Entrepreneur and Intrapreneur

Hanson Hosein

Director, Communication Leadership Master's Program, The University of Washington; Founder, HRH Media

Dennis Barber

Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the Small Business Institute, Armstrong State University

Jake Lance

Creative Director, ATLvr

Ajit Pai

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission


Jillian Stafford

Creative Director, Jam Social Media Lab

Kevin Lawver

"Web Wizard"

Peter Stolmeier

Chief Technical Officer, ATLvr

Bree Thomas

Developer, Mode Set

Jeremy Boeh

Entrepreneurship Director, Next High School

Steve Ross

Co-Founder, Oak.Works

Brian McDonaugh

Creative Director, Zubie

J. Blake Long, MD

Chief Clinical Officer, Mosaic Health Solutions

Brian Criscuolo

Member of Technical Staff, eBay Enterprise; Principal, warmwinds software

Renay San Miguel

Sci-Tech Correspondent, Georgia Public Broadcasting

Laura Lee Bocade

Relationship and Business Development Manager, DIRTT Environmental Solutions

Clegg Ivey

Guildmaster, The Guild Hall

John Warner

Co-founder and CEO, Concepts to Companies, LLC

Jose Mallabo


Matt Heider

Director of Strategic Accounts, Andela

John Burke

Venture Capitalist, Founder of True Ventures


Katheriin Liibert

Growth Hacker

Ian Nott

Co-Founder and CTO

Josh Nichols

Software Developer; Operations, GitHub

Brian Bason

CEO, Bark

Dave Ropes

Co Founder & Chief Pet Finder, MobiPET

Elva Jiang

Founder and CEO, ELVAINE

Jacqueline Verdier & Dominic Suszanski



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Tickets are on sale for a limited time on a first come first serve basis. So get them while you can…snooze you lose.

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(October 14 - 15)

Day 01

Thursday, October 15th

Welcome to the annual conference of the Geek Tribe! We hope you are as excited about getting your geek-on as we are and we can't wait to meet each and every one of you!

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Day 02

Friday, October 16th

Get ready to rumble! It's the first day of sessions and workshops. So come ready to learn, share and meet some seriously cool geeks. Don't worry, there'll be coffee! We promise.

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Day 03

Saturday, October 17th

Geeks go hard! Never mind the after party on Friday, it's another full day of interesting topics and inspiring ideas. We know you're going to need a little more coffee than usual. We're ready!

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