STL TechWeek 2023


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April 24, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

World Wide Technology Headquarters

World Wide Way Maryland Heights, Missouri 63146

(Seating is extremely limited. This event will also be live-streamed)

Our 2023 Lineup of Presenters

Governor Mike Parson

Governor of Missouri

Mayor Tishaura Jones

City of St. Louis

Bob Olwig

EVP Global Partner Alliances, World Wide Technology

Kathy Osborn

President & CEO, Regional Business Council

Emily Hemingway


Robert Cardillo

Chairman, Planet Federal

Chris Krehmeyer

CEO, Beyond Housing

Kelvin Taylor

CIO, Midwest BankCentre

Jack Scatizzi

Executive Director, Missouri Technology Corporation

Craig Unruh

President, AT&T

Johnathan M. Holifield

Senior Vice President of New Economies, Bitwise Industries

Dom Papa

US Leader, Cloud Innovation Centers, AWS

Mike Barnes

Director of Technology Workforce Solutions, CompTIA

Event Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 AM    |  Security & Registration

9:00 – 9:15 AM     |  Welcome by Emily Hemingway, Executive Director of TechSTL

9:15 – 9:30 AM     |  Opening Presentation by Mayor Tishaura Jones, Mayor of the City of St. Louis

9:30 – 10:00 AM   |  “Driving St. Louis Innovation” by Bob Olwig, EVP Global Partner Alliances, World Wide Technology

10:00 – 10:30 AM  |  “2023 Workforce & Talent Development” by Kathy Osborn, President & CEO of Regional Business Council

10:30 – 11:00 AM   |  “Broadband Access, Beyond Connectivity” by Craig Unruh, President of AT&T Missouri

11:00 – 11:30 AM    |  “Maximizing the St. Louis Competitive Edge” by Robert Cardillo, Former Director of NGA

11:30 – 12:30 PM   |  Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 PM    |  “Building a More Connected Future, Once & For All” by Chris Krehmeyer, CEO of Beyond Housing

1:00 – 1:30 PM      |  “Community Investment in Digital Transformation” by Kelvin Taylor, Midwest BankCentre

1:30 – 2:00 PM     |  National Models in Innovation Hubs with Johnathan Holifield, Senior Vice President of New Economies at Bitwise Industries

2:00 – 2:30 PM    |  National Models in Tech Talent Development with Mike Barnes, Director of Technology Workforce Solutions at CompTIA

2:30 – 3:00 PM    |  National Models in Data Leadership & Workforce with Dom Papa, US Leader of Cloud Innovation Centers, AWS

3:00 – 3:30 PM    |  “Catalyzing Missouri Entrepreneurship & Innovation” by Jack Scatizzi, Missouri Technology Corporation

3:30 – 4:00 PM    |  Closing Statement on the “Forward Momentum with Missouri Innovation” by Governor Mike Parson

4:00 – 5:30 PM    |  Event Reception in WWT Lower Level Atrium

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