2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Think Like a Founder Meet Up

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Are you an entrepreneurial-minded brand marketer with a passion for innovation? At this meet-up, Dave Knox, co-founder of startup accelerator The Brandery & CMO of digital agency Rockfish, leads a networking session for marketers interested in driving innovation within their organizations.

Through conversation and networking, attendees will dive deep into startup secrets to success that can benefit leaders in every industry — and learn how, by embracing technology and thinking like a startup, you can drive innovation from the inside out.



Dave Knox

Chief Mktg Officer


Dave Knox is Chief Marketing Officer for Rockfish, one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the country. Prior to Rockfish, Knox was a seven year veteran of Procter & Gamble, where he was instrumental in the digital turnaround that led to P&G being named to AdAge’s Digital A-List.

Author of the industry leading blog, HardKnoxLife.com, Dave was named to the iMedia 25 Class of 2010, by Cincinnati Magazine as a “Next Power Broker” and by The Internationalist as a “Agency Innovator.” Dave speaks frequently on brand and digital marketing, including appearances at Mashable Connect, SXSW, TEDxCincy, American Express Innovation Summit, and the Web 2.0 Summit

Dave is active in the entrepreneurial community, serving as a Board Observer / Advisor to multiple venture-backed companies. He is a Managing Partner in the VC firm Vine St Ventures, serves on the Board of VCU Brandcenter in Richmond, VA, and is the co-founder of The Brandery – one of the top 10 startup accelerators in the country. In Cincinnati he serves on the United Way of Greater Cincinnati Strategic Council and on the Board of Directors for the Mercantile Library and Bow Tie Foundation.

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