The Intersection of Creativity and Technology

Friday, October 13th • 8AM-5PM •Wake Forest University Law School, Winston-Salem, NC
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So, What is ConvergeSouth?

ConvergeSouth, founded in 2004, has become the region’s premier technology and creativity conference for businesses, non-profits, and emerging entrepreneurs alike. We are run by an amazing group of volunteers and sponsors, who all strive to empower businesses who are equally as passionate and self-motivated in their community and work!

Our goal is to bring you panels of speakers with invaluable ideas, insight, and advice to share. The conference is limited to only a few hundred tickets, which ensures that there is always time for plenty of Q&A’s and informal networking! With past speakers such as Robert Scoble, Craig Newmark, Bob Knorpp, and Mark Schaefer, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to run your next venture by this years players.

This incredible one-day event is packed with panels, key-note addresses, networking and break-out sessions, DIY workshops, and more! Those looking to expand their business by creatively utilizing all that the internet and technology have to offer don’t want to miss out on this once a year event.

Our speakers specialize in all things tech, design, and web, and they’re ready to let you in on all the tips and tricks! Learn how to create meaningful content, the most efficient way to run your social media sites, how to use data to get the most out of your audience, and much, much more.

Join the entire ConvergeSouth team the night before the conference at a VIP event at one of our area’s most unique venues, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art better known as SECCA. As a VIP Guest, you’ll enjoy a more intimate networking experience with the players you’ll be hearing from the next day.

Friday, October 13th
8AM-5PM
WFU Law School
Winston-Salem, NC

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There is still time left to get in on the areas best tech and creativity conference. Don’t miss out. Join us at ConvergeSouth for our VIP event where you can mix and mingle with conference speakers and guests, or for our general sessions where the learning begins.

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Meet our Keynote Speakers

Kelley O’Brien

Director of Social Media
Krispy Kreme

Morning Keynote Presenter: Kelley O’Brien

Kelley O’Brien is the director of social media at Krispy Kreme. Joining the company in 2011, she and her team are responsible for implementing programs and campaigns for the global branded social media channels and branded digital platforms. Kelley and team develop the best practices for the regional branded social media channels across the globe, connecting over 11.5 million people. Together they provide strategies to local teams and manage communities, living out the brand’s mission to bring joy to fans.

Falon Nye

Director of Marketing
Novant Health

Morning Keynote Presenter: Falon Nye, MBA

Falon Nye, MBA currently serves as the director of marketing on the Novant Health marketing and communications team. She leads a team focused on integrated marketing campaigns that reach Novant Health’s primary consumer and patient audiences. Prior to her role on the marketing team, Falon served as the manager of marketing and public relations at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. Falon has spent the last 10 years on the marketing and communications team at Novant Health working in various roles that impacted projects across the health system’s multi-state footprint.

Morning Keynote Presenter: Falon Nye, MBA

Falon Nye, MBA currently serves as the director of marketing on the Novant Health marketing and communications team. She leads a team focused on integrated marketing campaigns that reach Novant Health’s primary consumer and patient audiences. Prior to her role on the marketing team, Falon served as the manager of marketing and public relations at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. Falon has spent the last 10 years on the marketing and communications team at Novant Health working in various roles that impacted projects across the health system’s multi-state footprint.

Falon Nye

Director of Marketing
Novant Health

Lunch Keynote Presenters: Victor Jimenez & Phillip Oakley

Victor Jimenez

Founder
Elevate Peer to Peer Mastermind Groups

Victor Jimenez is a small business mentor and the founder and facilitator at Elevate peer to peer mastermind groups. He also hosts The Flywheel Podcast where he talks about entrepreneurship and creating meaning in our lives. He has been a trusted advisor and enabler, helping people have fun and do what they love for nearly 30 years. A consummate entrepreneur, Victor has founded many small businesses focused around his passions of fitness, cycling, business, marketing, and conversation. The one thing that has connected all of his ventures is helping people do what they love.

Phillip Oakley

Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer
Common Giant

Phillip Oakley is a creative marketer, speaker, foodie, dreamer, founder of Common Giant and a proud father of 2 boys. A Triad Business Journal 40 Under 40 recipient in 2014, his personal mission is to inspire others to become their best – from clients to campaigns from to friends to employees. For nearly 15 years he has been digging to the core of businesses and campaigns to create meaningful relationships with clients and consumers. His work experience ranges from Fortune 50 companies to local non-profits to global industry leaders. Phillip is driven by an unquenchable curiosity to learn – new ideas and old. His energetic style injects dynamism and creativity into every effort.