2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Dell

How to Disrupt a Regulated Industry

Sunday, March 13
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Omni Downtown
Capital Ballroom
700 San Jacinto Blvd

Want to compete in a regulated market or against an established industry? Will your revolutionary product change the world or be crushed by regulations written for another era? Learn the steps you need to take as you evaluate the political and regulatory landscape impacting your start up. Engage with experts to establish contacts and obtain strategic advice from those who have navigated large government systems, political relationships, and government contracting. Learn how to effectively engage policy makers, anticipate regulatory impact on new technologies, and clearly communicate your product/offering to the influencers needed to open doors and markets.

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Austin Carson

Legislative Dir

Chairman McCaul

Austin is the Legislative Director for rep McCaul, chairman of the house homeland security committee. He also spearheads the High Tech Caucus and advises the Chairman on all things tech. Prior to w...

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Joshua Mandell

Sr Adviser for Innovation

US Department of Commerce

Joshua Mandell is the Senior Adviser for Innovation and Competitiveness at the U.S. Department of Commerce where he is responsible for the promotion and development of policies to support economic ...

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Laurent Crenshaw at SXSW

Laurent Crenshaw

Dir of Government Rel


"Laurent Crenshaw is the head of federal affairs for Yelp Inc. In this role he serves as the point person in Washington D.C. on federal public policy for Yelp and has worked on issues relating to a...

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Michael McGeary


California Technology Council


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