Big names. Familiar faces. Here’s a sneak peek at Connect19’s speaker list.
See You Next Year
Keynote sessions will feature stories of reinventing industries, finding motivation from tragedy, inspiring teams and more.
Yext Founder and CEO Howard Lerman knows all about making an impact by building a team of talented people. And, he’s agreed to let us in on some of his secrets.
Actor, author and U.S. Army veteran J.R. Martinez is full of heart and sure to inspire your inner go-getter with his story of survival, strength and spirit.
Serial entrepreneur Randy Artman has spent his career helping businesses of all sizes reduce expenses, improve productivity, and grow sales through the use of technology.
Serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and NYU Professor Scott Galloway is one of the most influential keynote speakers. His equation to happiness helps entrepreneurs everywhere overcome obstacles and thrive.
Thryv CEO Joe Walsh has helped thousands of entrepreneurs build thriving businesses. He’s led multiple technology and marketing companies to success.
Breakout sessions will give you the opportunity to soak up actionable advice from real-life business owners and small business experts.
Ever heard of immersive theater or experimental performance? Thanks to Thryv superuser and Artstillery Founder Ilknur Ozgur, now you have.
Mark is the Executive Director for the North Texas SBDC Network, responsible for economic development in 49 counties in North Texas. America’s SBDC provides free consulting and low-cost training to businesses of all types.
Thryv CMO Gordon Henry practically wrote the book on the evolution of print and internet marketing services into business management software, and what that means for entrepreneurs. (He knows a little something about branding, too.)
Thryv CRO James McCusker is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning, recruiting, training and execution. He is an advocate for small business growth and success across the nation.
VP of Digital Ryan Cantor is Thryv’s resident expert in all-things-online. He uses leading digital tools and developments to anticipate small business software needs and turn them into reality.
Thryv VP of Client Success Grant Freeman focuses on delivering exceptional experiences to clients at every interaction. Grant also oversees all learning, development and recruiting of Thryv team members to ensure they are advocates for the success of small business.
Thryv Foundation director Matt Gourgeot shapes the nonprofit’s vision, direction and strategic partnerships. The Thryv Foundation aims to empower, develop and invest in Small Business America.