Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO Vaynermedia
"This is one of the only conferences in my life that I’ve been to more than once. And, I believe that there is an enormous opportunity for some of the biggest brands in the world, biggest companies in the world."
Christopher Bernat, CRO
“If it wasn’t for DIG SOUTH we would not have this new business development relationship with Jet.Com and Walmart.Com. In a time when marketplaces demand so much focus to create success within your business, the networking at Dig South delivered the opportunity to create success."
Liza Landsman, President Jet.com (former)
"I came to DIG SOUTH because Charleston is an amazing town and I just love the idea of building hubs of tech and innovation outside of New York and San Francisco."
Meet a few of our experts, additional speakers announced each week!
FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Nick Vujicic, Founder
Life Without Limbs
Nick Vujicic (“voo-yi-chich”) is an Australian-American born without arms or legs who has become a world-renowned speaker, New York Times best-selling author, coach and entrepreneur.
Sangram Vajre, Chief Evangelist, Terminus
Sangram ran marketing at Pardot (acquired by ExactTarget and then ExactTarget was acquired by Salesforce for $2.7B). Soon after, Sangram co-founded Terminus which hit $1M in the first year. Within 6 years, Terminus has raised over $120M with a team of over 250 terminators, and the company ranks No. 21 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list and is recognized as one of
the best places to work.
Osman Nur, Associate, Revolution Growth
Osman Nur joined the investment team at Revolution Growth in 2019. He supports the fund across the full spectrum of investment activities. In 2021, he was recognized as an Emerging Venture Leader by HBCUvc.
Prior to joining Revolution, Osman was an Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. At BAML, Osman provided financial advice to large corporations and financial sponsors across a spectrum of strategic alternatives and secured $15bn in M&A value across various industries.
Dr. Brandon Welch, Associate Professor, MUSC, Doxy.me
Doxy.me is the simple, free, and secure telemedicine solution. Founded in 2014 by Dr. Brandon Welch, doxy.me enables healthcare organizations to provide virtual care that's easily accessible to everyone, everywhere, on any device.
Burunda Prince, COO, Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
As COO of the Russell Center, Burunda continues to expand on the work begun at Comcast NBCUniversal The Farm supporting entrepreneurs and enabling sustained wealth generation for all communities. Burunda is the consummate value creator, excelling in leading complex organizations and high performing teams with extensive experience across Fortune 500 corporations, management consulting, innovation, education and civic engagement.
6:00–8:00pm | Upload Charleston Welcome Shindig at Bishop Robert Smith House
The oldest building on the College of Charleston campus, this handsome Georgian mansion serves as the President’s House; it was also the home of the College’s first president over 200 years ago.
9:00am–6:00pm | Day 1 Summit | Sottile Theatre
Emerging Tech, Business Growth, Digital Marketing
9:00am–Noon | Day 2 Summit | Sottile Theatre
Wild Pitch: The South's Startup Pitch + Sessions
Q & A Session
Sottile Theatre at
College of Charleston
44 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Located in the heart of the Charleston peninsula, the College of Charleston's beautiful and historic Sottile Theatre offers a 785-seat venue, several lobby areas, an outdoor balcony terrace, and the lovely adjacent Barnet Courtyard. From operas, plays, musicals, ballets and conferences, the Sottile Theatre is the perfect venue for DIG SOUTH Tech Summit 2021. The Theatre recently reopened after a major stage renovation and mural restoration project.
Apply now to join Wild Pitch at DIG SOUTH Tech Summit on Friday, July 30! Wild Pitch is "the South's Capitol of Capital" where startups pitch to a panel of judges in front of a live audience of top-shelf investors, founders, tech executives and other business leaders. Wild Pitch is open to early and growth-stage startups.