HOUSTON

October 26, 2021

Tired of boring Zoom calls? So are we. We’re turning the virtual event world on it’s head with the first Digital Fight Club, Virtual Edition.

Just like IRL, we’re putting 2 experts in their fields up against each other in front of a raucous virtual audience.

What does that look like?

  • Experience the fights with your friends on your own virtual couch
  • React verbally and electronically like you would in person
  • Network by moving to another couch

We do this in front of hundreds CEOs, technologists, entrepreneurs and investors not to mention thousands in the audience.

So there is no pressure.

Then we let the refs and audience (that’s you) vote for a winner within the virtual experience. That’s not boring. That’s fun.

…and you might learn something.

The audience and refs will pick the fight winners within the Digital Fight Club virtual experience. Mayhem, indeed!

Not sure what a Digital Fight Club is?
Watch Dr. Geetinder Goyal spar with Dr. Nick Reddy over the Future of Primary Care

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Fight 1

Energy Transition: What technology is king to get us there?

Moji Karimi

Moji Karimi
CEO, Cemvita Factory
  • Carbon Negative
  • Climate Positive
  • Hates clever phrases

Katie Mehnert

Katie Mehnert
CEO, ALLY Energy
  • Culture change agent
  • Energy expert
  • Ambassador

Fight 2

Space Race: Who will lead space commercialization?

Johnny Founder

Johnny Founder
Founder, Awesomeco
  • Broke the mold
  • Reinvented the wheel
  • Chia pet breeder

Jane Preneur

Jane Preneur
CEO, Fundedco
  • Climbs every mountain
  • Dares to dream
  • Invented Chia pets

Fight 3

Digital Divide: The greatest barrier to bridging the divide

Ashley DeWalt

Ashley DeWalt
Managing Director, DivInc
  • Sports tech guy
  • Accelerator expert
  • Overwatch afficionado

Jane Preneur

Jane Preneur
CEO, Fundedco
  • Climbs every mountain
  • Dares to dream
  • Invented Chia pets

Fight 4

Sweet Teams are Made of This: The post-pandemic employee experience

Johnny Founder

Johnny Founder
Founder, Awesomeco
  • Broke the mold
  • Reinvented the wheel
  • Chia pet breeder

Jane Preneur

Jane Preneur
CEO, Fundedco
  • Climbs every mountain
  • Dares to dream
  • Invented Chia pets

Fight 5

Innovation in a Virtual World: Impossible?

Lawson Gow

Lawson Gow
Founder, The Cannon
  • Entrepreneur
  • Community Builder
  • Lover of Houston

Robert Pieroni

Robert Pieroni
Dir., Central Houston, Inc
  • Startup guy
  • Space advisor
  • CA transplant

Referees

Lead, Partnership Development, NASA

  • Blue Origin vet
  • Boeing ISS vet
  • Knows astronauts

Executive Director, Halliburton Labs

  • Clean energy inveastor
  • Energy vet
  • Voice Actor

Director, Innovation & Engagement, Intel

  • Intel vet
  • Passionate volunteer
  • Only attends schools with purple colors

Dir. Collaborative Innovation, NASA

  • Joined NASA before the ISS launched
  • Crowdsourced toilet design
  • Software engineer

CEO, Big Houston Company

  • Distinguished career
  • Actually influential
  • Profitable in year 1