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Nishita Henry, Chief Innovation Officer at Deloitte, kicks off Fed Supernova with a bang in these opening remarks.
General John Michael “Mike” Murray streams in to Fed Supernova live from Austin, Texas in his introductory remarks for the event.
Doug Wolfe of BlackLynx sits down with General John “Mike” Murray and the CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Andy Jassy, for this opening fireside chat during Fed Supernova.
Erica Bertoli of the US Army serves as MC for Day One of the Army Futures Command Innovation Combine opening ceremony, with Dr. Robert Hart of the US Army giving opening remarks.
Jason Kelley of IBM and Maj. Gen. Dawn Ferrell of the Army National Guard in Texas sit down for a fireside chat on COVID Innovation in Texas and beyond.
Joe Lonsdale from 8vc chats with Silpan Patel of Ultra Labs. The subject? Building a dual-use technology company on the back of Venture Capital, and investing in Artificial Intelligence companies that serve commercial and national security customers.
Mellie Price hosts a panel of Army, Air Force, and TMDx representatives on the process of pivoting DoD innovations to help find COVID-19 solutions.
Building Talent to Operationalize Data Science with Deloitte and Army Futures Command’s Software Factory
Meagan Metzger, CEO of dCode, sits down with Army Futures Command, Joint Special Operations Command, the US Air Force, and startup Striveworks to talk about how military organizations attract, train, and retain top data science talent.
Jack Fitzsimmons of Deloitte moderates the AI Startup Showcase with Sisu, Imandra, Rizse, Veraset, and StreamSets, all sourced by Deloitte and touching on AI Applications on an operational level.
Discover new COVID-19 solutions from companies in the Capital Factory ecosystem that are on the front lines developing technology to fight COVID-19 in the COVID Technology Startup Showcase.
Sit down with Sandy Carter and Dr. Portia Crowe as they discuss automation, cloud-to-edge challenges, and the future of the cloud in this fireside chat.
Opening remarks for the second day of the Army Futures Command Innovation Combine by Douglas Tamilio of the US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center, and Erica Bertoli of the US Army as MC.
Capital Factory’s Kevin Landtroop sits down with Nicolas Chaillan, the Chief Software Officer for the Air Force to discuss how the Air Force does DevSecOps using their dedicated Platform One and Kubernetes.
Sean Duffy of Capital Factory moderates as Major Alex “Stoiky” Goldberg and Major General Tracy Norris tell the story of TMDx, highlighting how TMDx finds companies and how one can navigate the bureaucracy of the DoD, AKA Mount Everest.
Amazon Web Services representatives Even Glemmstead and Shayn Hawthorne sit down in this panel to discuss the technical capabilities of extending the cloud to the edge and beyond.
Lieutenant Colonel Cindy Storoy of the Texas Military Department sits down with Jordyn Fetter of AFWERX, as well as Guardsmen Edwin Vasquez, Brian Stevens, and Andrew Williams for a moving panel on how the Texas Military Department connects Texans to their National Guard through service, fellowship programs, business opportunities, and Honorary Commands.
Moderator Wilfred Justin of Amazon Web Services leads an exploration of cloud solutions focusing on AI and machine learning with EdgeTensor, Parasanti, and IoT/AI.
Enjoy a Startup Showcase featuring startups sourced by TMDx who have found success in connecting with the Department of Defense and won contracts, moderated by Major Alex “Stoiky” Goldberg.
General John “Mike” Murray closes out the day and MG John George announces the Army Futures Command Innovation Combine winners.
Join Sean Singleton from Oglethorpe Capital as he explores the Capital Factory success stories with founders and companies that connected to over $63 million from DoD innovation programs in the last year.
Tune in as Managing Director at Accenture, Tamara Fields, gives a warm welcome to the Cybersecurity programming on the third day of Fed Supernova.
Join Dr. Charlene Stokes as she gives a warm welcome to those participating in the Human Performance track for the last day of Fed Supernova.
Join in on the Human Performance track keynote from Brigadier General Michael Talley who is followed by a fireside chat with Matthew Quinn and Dr. Mark Buller of Medical Research and Development Command, Dr. Charlene Stokes, and Capital Factory’s own Sean Duffy.
George Franz, Managing Director for Accenture Federal Services, sits down with Lieutenant General Tim Haugh, Commander of the 16th Air Force and Air Force’s Cyber in San Antonio Texas to discuss the challenges and opportunities with standing up and operating the Air Force’s operational cyber command.
Bill Marion II from Accenture sits down for a panel discussion with BG Edmonson (United States Army), Bob Butler (Cyber Strategies LLC) and Guy Walsh (UTSA) on the Cybersecurity Melting Pot.
Celebrate and cheer on the finalists as Fed Supernova is capped off with the $100,000 Human Performance Investment Challenge, with several Capital Factory startups all vying for a $100,000 award!
Explore innovative startups focusing on the cybersecurity ecosystem in the Texas Cybersecurity Startup Showcase, featuring Rick Lipsey of Alamo AFCEA, Bobby Blount from MITRE, Jim Perschbach & Will Garrett of Port San Antonio, Melissa Unsell-Smith of Rectify, Jorge Jimenez from Accenture, and Richard Valdez of IPSecure.
Heather Richman, founder of Defense Investor Network, moderates a panel on investing in dual-use human performance tech and highlighting the Triad between defense industry, startups, and venture capital with Scott Hastings of Zpeg, Dave Vitale of CACI, and Eric Frahm of AFWERX.
About Fed Supernova
Fed Supernova, presented by Deloitte, is a virtual conference highlighting defense innovation in Texas. This first-of-its-kind interactive experience will draw national attention and connect leading entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders, corporations, and decision makers from around the world.
About Capital Factory
Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gather day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and coworking. With boots on the ground in Austin, Dallas and Houston, we meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2013.