DIG SOUTH TECH SUMMIT
APRIL 26-27, 2023
Theme – Transformation
Tracks: Emerging Tech, Business Growth, Marketing
SaaS, Software, Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Business Services & Strategy, Venture Funding, Cybersecurity, HealthTech, Sustainable Tech, Transportation, Supply Chain, AI, E-Commerce, Social Media, FinTech, Web3, Metaverse, Blockchain, NFTs, Video/Streaming, Gaming, Talent Attraction, Growth Strategies and more.
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."
Tony Berry, CEO & Founder, Interloop
“DIG SOUTH was actually part of what helped us to decide to move Interloop to Charleston.”
Why we love Dig South
Dr. Melissa E. Milanak
Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Chief Wellbeing Officer
Dr. Milanak is a licensed clinical psychologist, executive consultant, and internationally recognized speaker specializing in reducing anxiety and improving sleep, workplace effectiveness and quality of life. She founded MIND Impact Consulting, putting her expertise in workplace wellbeing into effective practical applications for business executives and their organizations.
Founder & CEO
General Creativity, Author of Vaporized
Robert Tercek is an award-winning author and the world’s leading authority on dematerialization and the virtual economy. He has supervised the launch of new digital services that are used by hundreds of millions of people every day, including:
The world’s first streaming video on mobile phones
The world’s largest live educational program on the Web
computers and mobileThe first animated multimedia games for personal
The first multiplayer online games
During his 30 year career, Tercek has worked on both sides of the entertainment industry, as a leader inside established media giants that were facing disruption and also as a co-founder of several disruptive startup ventures. Before founding General Creativity, Tercek served in senior executive leadership at MTV, Sony Pictures Entertainment and at The Oprah Winfrey Network, where he was the President of Digital Media.
Time Management Coach
Founder, Take It Easy Personal Concierge & Take It Easy Group
Tarra Stubbins is a certified Lifestyle Manager, Accountability and Time Management Coach, Celebrity Concierge and the self proclaimed Marie Kondo for tech startups. She is also the founder of Take It Easy Personal Concierge Inc, a luxury boutique concierge firm, and Take It Easy Group - A Fractional EA service business helping startups grow at a rapid pace.
Tarra helps time-strapped executives and entrepreneurs get their to-do lists under control so they can focus on growing their business and doing more of the work they love.
Tarra has over twenty years of experience working as a personal assistant and spent a decade on the road with some the world's most famous musicians and entertainers - including The Rolling Stones, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kenny Rogers, Nickelback, and KISS, just to name a few.
Thanks to her many years spent managing the demanding schedules of rock star celebrities and 7-figure CEOS, Tarra brings a ton of hands-on expertise and real-deal time management strategies to the table for her clients, spanning everything from calendar management and outsourcing to goal-setting and prioritization.
Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund
Mahati Sridhar is a Principal on the investment team at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. She joined the firm in 2021 and focuses on sourcing, due diligence, and supporting existing portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Revolution, Mahati was an Associate at Bull City Venture Partners, a Durham-based venture capital fund where she worked on seed and series A software and internet investments in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Mahati is also a Venture for America Fellow and served her fellowship in Charlotte where she helped launch CFV Ventures, an early-stage fintech-focused venture fund.
She started her career in Investment Banking at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey where she worked on the healthcare coverage team. Mahati received a B.S. in Business Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mahati originally hails from Raleigh but currently calls New York City home.
Founder & Owner,
Kenny Haisfield is the founder of Kenny Flowers, a modern resortwear brand known for putting a bloomin’ remix on your dad’s classic Hawaiian shirt. We’ve bootstrapped the company to where it is today and we now offer a full line of stylish golf attire, and luxe swimwear too, so our customers can embrace the feeling of vacation every day and enjoy leisure at its finest. Kenny Flowers’ products are made fresh in our favorite places around the world (Bali, Colombia), so, no matter where you wear KF, you have a bit of paradise with you at all times.
President, VIP Marketing & Advertising & Craft Creative
With years of experience in the industry and a proven track record of success, Eric is the perfect partner to help you reach your goals. Not only is he a highly skilled digital marketing expert, but he is also an engaging and dynamic speaker who can provide valuable insights and inspiration to your team. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with Eric and take your digital marketing to the next level.
Co-founder & CEO
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Srikant founded Engagedly in 2015 to create a new performance management software that bridges the gap between people and strategy, securing the likes of Experian, Deloitte, Rite Aid, and Upwork as clients.
Under his leadership, Engagedly has landed a spot on the 2021 & 2022 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America.
Outside of his day to day work, Srikant hosts The People Strategy Leaders Podcast and regularly contributes to the Forbes HR Council. Prior to his career in tech, he was a producer, director and writer for several films that are broadcasted on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Showtime, etc.
301 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Located in the heart of the Charleston peninsula, the College of Charleston TD Arena is the perfect venue for the 10th anniversary of DIG SOUTH Tech Summit. The 142,750 square-foot multi-purpose venue offers an open circular concourse for exhibitors, a gorgeous hospitality suite featuring a skyline view of the bridge, plus three stages and breakout rooms. TD Arena is within a stone's throw of Charleston's world-class food & beverage scene and the finest accommodations in the Lowcountry at various price points – and only 15 minutes from two gorgeous, white-sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean.