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Tuesday, March 11 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin, Texas: A City with a Soul

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Cities “come of age”, just like people do and Austin is a city of the 21st century. Austin is regularly ranked as one of the top cities in the US in terms of growth, job creation, cost of living, and quality of life. In this session we will discuss:
* What makes Austin such a desirable place to visit, live and work and a perfect place for a diverse conference such as SXSW?
* What are some of the most important things that people should know about the essence of Austin?
* How is the flood of new influences entering into the city affecting Austin's culture?
* Why do so many people find the spirit and soul of this city so precious and worth preserving?
We have all heard about the theme “Keep Austin Weird”, but how do we "Keep Austin - Austin"? Join is for what is sure to be a spirited discussion on what makes this city so special and how each of us can take actions to help preserve the essence and soul of the city that we love so much.

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John Arrow

Founder & Chairman of the BoardMutual MobileJohn Arrow, Founder & Chairman of the Board John Arrow is a veteran of entrepreneurship with a passion for harnessing disruptive and emerging technologies. His ability to combine market vision with methodical execution has propelled Mutual... Read More →
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Jeff Genung

VP Strategic PartnershipsMutual MobileJeff is an experienced executive and entrepreneur. He has developed and managed partnerships for some of the world's largest companies. Currently Jeff serves as VP of Strategic Partnerships for Mutual Mobile, the nations largest custom mobile... Read More →
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Kim Overton

CEOSPIbeltKim Overton launched the SPIbelt™ (“Small Personal Item Belt) at the Austin Marathon in 2007 with her own capital and a lot of passion from her studio apartment in downtown Austin. Four years after launch she debuted on the Inc. 500 list at #175 as one of America’s... Read More →

Jerry Sullivan

InvestorJerry retired as a General Partner at Adams Capital Management in Austin, TX. Prior to working in venture capital, he spent 20+ years in executive level positions in the information technology, semiconductor and consumer electronic industries both internationally and in the... Read More →

Tuesday March 11, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber Offices 500 E 4th St

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