You are the architects of the future. For over two decades and across 200+ companies, we’ve stood witness to the fact that people like you are the key differentiator in success. This September, join us alongside other tenacious game-changers who have the optimism and passion to back businesses that make a difference.
Change Makers, let’s gather.
Josh is the CEO and Founder of Particl, an AI platform that uses AI to help brand owners learn what they don’t know about their competitor’s top selling products, pricing strategies and more to benchmark performance and quickly identify profitable opportunities in the market. He has an undergrad degree in Economics and a master’s in Financial Economics.
Kyle is the CEO and Founder of Griptape Leads, a modular open-source framework that allows developers to build and deploy conversational and event-driven AI apps that can access and manipulate data safely and reliably. Previously, he founded 2lemetry (acquired by Amazon) and was a former AWS GM who started and ran IoT, AR/VR, VFX, Nimble Studio, Location Service, and Simulation.
Stephanie is Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Cambio, a software company using data science and AI to automate energy measurement, reporting, and delivery of accretive retrofits for real estate. Prior to Cambio, Stephanie was a commercial real estate investor, helping to build new real estate verticals at KKR and Goldman Sachs where she invested billions of dollars in global commercial real estate acquisitions and financings. She earned an MBA and MS in the Sustainable Built Environment at Stanford and graduated with Advanced Standing from Harvard in three years.
Loren is the CEO and Co-Founder of Videra Health, a company focused on helping measure and assess health status using video and artificial intelligence. Loren is passionate about augmenting healthcare with machine learning to let patients be seen in a scalable way and ensure critical patient data is extracted that would otherwise be missed in a purely human interaction. He is an expert at developing technology that accurately analyzes human language and emotion. He has a BS in computer science from the University of Utah, and a MS in computer science from Clemson University.
Caleb is the CEO and Founder of School AI. He is an educator, founder, and angel investor with 15+ years of experience in instructional design, learning experience design, educational leadership, and early-stage startups. He founded SchoolAI to build AI-powered tools for teachers and school leaders that make their schools magic by bringing personal AI -powered tools, tutors, and learning activities to every classroom. Caleb also founded and continues to support Factor, a non-profit helping students test drive careers and lifestyles by working with professionals from cool companies like Apple, SpaceX, and the San Antonio Spurs.
CEO and Co-Founder, Seis
Trevor believes entrepreneurship is the best form of business. His weekly newsletter "How It Actually Works" is read by over 10,000 founders, investors, and executives.
Seis is banking built 100% in Spanish for Spanish speakers living in the US.
CEO and Co-Founder, Lifeforce
Dugal founded Lifeforce in 2022 alongside Joel Jackson, Tony Robbins, and Dr. Peter Diamandis. An Australian-born technology and healthcare executive, Dugal has held leadership positions in finance (including at BlackRock), management consulting, and healthcare technology across three continents.
Lifeforce is a proactive health and longevity company empowering people 30+ to think clearer, feel stronger, and live longer. They combine convenient diagnostics, science-backed nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals, and practical lifestyle support to help adults live at their best for themselves, their families, and their communities.
CEO and Co-Founder, Trendsi
Ella is co-founder and CEO of Trendsi, a fashion supply chain solution, revolutionizing how retailers and creators nurture and expand their brands through its agile supply chain infrastructure. Zhang grew up in China where her career began in e-commerce as a manager at Google and Tencent. From there, Ella became an investment principal at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), where she invested in JD, the Amazon equivalent in China. Zhang came to the U.S. to pursue entrepreneurship and obtained an MBA from Stanford GSB, where motherhood inspired her to empower mompreneurs and founded Trendsi.
Trendsi is a one-stop shop supply chain solution, empowering small sellers to build and scale e-commerce businesses. The turnkey SaaS platform helps sellers source products, manage inventory with no minimums, and fulfill orders. The platform uses just-in-time manufacturing, aided by AI and machine learning, to predict sales and guide product manufacturing, reducing the costs of excess inventory.
CEO and Co-Founder, Workstream
Desmond Lim is CEO and Co-Founder of Workstream.us, an automated hiring platform for companies hiring hourly workers. He is a graduate of Harvard and MIT Media Lab, former product manager at WeChat and investor at Dorm Room Fund. He is based in San Francisco.
Workstream is the smarter way to hire and retain hourly workers. Their mobile-first platform automates HR tasks like sourcing, onboarding, managing, and communicating with your workforce. More than 20,000 businesses trust Workstream’s smart technology to hire faster and retain better.
Ask me about amateur sailing
I love skiing, dogs, and traveling
Passionate about mental health, art, and outdoor sports.
Family. Faith. Outdoors.
Investing and operating background. Love/hate relationship with golf.
Investor and family man who drives a spec'd up '94 Miata
Sales and Success professional, side investor.
Biggest LeBron fan at this conference.
Golf fanatic, father of three, Chick-Fil-A's best customer.
Talk to me about living longer, building health-tech companies, rugby
Reformed attorney loving investing and running a family office.
Virginian-turned-Utahn, foodie, skier, and dog rescuer.
Experienced entrepreneur, still loving and living life
50 analytics articles, exec. ed. courses, consulted widely Ph.D MIT
Early-stage Investing at Epic Ventures, Fund investing at Obsidian Ventures
Family, Mountain H, Snowbird, CRE, Taylormade.
Private investor, husband/father, sports fan
Father of 5, Grandpa of 5, Skiing, Pickleball. Startups & Foundations.
Outdoor Enthusiast | Stanford MBA | 3 Kids | 1 Wife
Business owner and investor.
Husband, father, seed investor, and ageing hoopster.
Talent Ninja with a strong network, proud mom, and a passion for fashion
18 year business operator and marketer focused on GTM with amazing teams.
Golf, Boating, Fantasy Football
BYU BA. Westminster MBA. Supply chain & operations. Road biking. Tacos.
Husband and father of four, doing whatever they all like
Skier and outdoorsman, investor, and avid learner
Sun seeker, gym lover and in love with my family
Investor who has too many hobbies to count, let's go skiing.
1) Get me outside 2) Doing cool stuff w great people 3) Lucky to know Ben C
Married with 3 children. Most active pre-seed/seed VC investor in Utah.
Managing Director for Northern Trust in the Salt Lake region.
Uncomfortably large hands
Believer when things don't go according to plan, is when adventure begins..
Investor at Peterson Ventures
Father, husband, DataFleets founder/COO/CFO (Peterson portco acq in 2021)
Been in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 30 years
Atypical CFO, husband and father of 4 awesome kids
Forner Co Founder and CFO of EnergySolutions and sPower
People person, entrepreneur, traveler (often on motorcycle)
Serve on numerous boards. 5 kids, 8 grandkids. Fitness enthusiast.
Father of six, five, and three yr old. Rock climb and play soccer together!
My wife thinks I'm nice.
Enjoy family time, skiing, running, water sports, museums
Former Legal Consultant and Account Manager. ESADE & Fudan MBA Co.2023
A loyal "Swiftie" and fan of progressive rock bands from Canada.
Father of four. Avid skier then a dilettante of a few other hobbies.
Product engineering leader
Passionate about startups - I seek innovative early-stage firms.
BYU graduate. Former Credit Suisse M&A.
I solve really hard problems.
Former KKR/Goldman real estate investor now leading industry decarb efforts
Advisor, investor, husband/father, woodworker, skier, student
Retired PE exec focused on service and making space for outdoor adventures
Enjoy spending time on boat and playing golf
Orange Theory junkie, golf enthusiast and dad
Huge Taylor Jones fan.
Dan Hanks' dad. Woodworker.
Former sales leader at Workstream, Lucid, HireVue
Hate small talk, love the outside, love and hate golf.
Father of three. Ski, Mountain bike, Golf, Hike.
Lifelong teacher, cofounded Lambda School, and your tinest coinvestor.
SF / SLC. BYU. M&A / Investment Banking. Qatalyst Partners alum.
Former athlete, passionate founder, now New Yorker
Brand-builder, trail runner, alum: Chatbooks, Oprah
University of Utah Alum (MAcc program).
Private Assets team at Jordan Park. Santa Clara University Graduate.
What I lack in intelligence I make up for in curiosity.
Want-to-be basketball player, drone enthusiast, and amateur fisherman
Taylor Jones is my dad...just kidding
Investor at Peterson Ventures
Third string college football quarterback
Investing in Startups
Trying to figure out why some say “life’s long,” others say “life's short.”
Mother of five, stylist, tennis player, entrepreneur, and investor.
I have been founding, building, and investing in startups for over 15 years
CEO. Dad. Sometimes trail runner. Hoping AI will fix my tennis game.
20+ years in Silicon Valley and now full time in Utah.
2014 West Point graduate, former Field Artillery Officer and Notre Dame MBA
World traveler having visited 30 countries before 30; up next - Tanzania!
Graduate of Harvard and MIT Media Lab
Promoter of clean eating for your pet. Travelling enthusiast. Mother.
I like to talk about entrepreneurship, guitar, and pickles.
Investor on private equity team at Peterson Partners
Lifelong learner. Passions: family, financial stewardship, fly fishing.
Georgetown & Columbia Business School Alum. Former rower, living in CT
Former atheist Bible salesman
Serial and social entrepreneur; live/work in the East but ski in the West.
I like to restore old cars, ride bikes, and be with my family on a boat
We cut pizza at our wedding instead of cake.
Nickelback is my guilty pleasure. Food is my love language.
Former private equity manager and CEO, certainly older and hopefully wiser.
Five Guys is just ok
Mitsui CD/M&A for 12yrs. IB&Buyout background. Wharton MBA (2008).
Entrepreneur, husband, father. Enjoy golf, cars, beaches. MIT, Stanford.
Skier, hiker, and ice cream enthusiast
Founder Portfolio Advisors, Senior Advisor FS Investments, 13 grandkids
Investor (CVV), Operator (DownEast), Consultant (McKinsey)
4 Adult Children; 10 Grandkids
I am active and love nature.
Former benchwarmer & washed up NFL athlete. Current commercial RE broker.
New baby and building a house. I occasionally bike now...
I'm hiking the Grand Canyon rim to rim next week. Pray for me.
I helped my dad when he lost the use of his hands. Now I help my mom.
Following in the footsteps of my late husband, passionate about investing.
Mostly retired. I like to ski, mtn bike, hike and paddleboard.
Father of 8. Mtn biking, snowboarding, outdoors, volleyball, investing
StanfordGSB/Goldman/Founder at Summit Trail Father of 2 Tahoe Skier Biker
B2B Marketer Turned Entreprenuer
Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist
Retired Veterinarian. I enjoyed 38 years as a Small Animal Veterinarian.
Chicagoan. Thin crust > deep dish.
Love all things outdoors, amateur pizza maker, free time consists of kids' soccer games and dance recitals
California transplant, still not used to the winters.
Investor, PowerSchool founder, former Apple VP, boating, eFoiling, 5 kids
Italian is the best cuisine
Entrepreneur, venture investor, mentor, and educator
General Partner at Startup Ignition Ventures, wanna be pro pickleballer 😉
Investor at Sepio / skiing enthusiast & sports fan / live in SLC w/ fam
Proud husband and father of four. Outdoors and ice cream enthusiast!
Founder and CEO at Griptape.
SaaS operator in a previous life
Used to be an avid rower but switched to a soccer spectator with my kids
Photographer, caffeine connoisseur, music enthusiast
Enjoy remote living.
Family, Adventure, Guitar, and BNA Hot Chicken
Recovering accountant, turned SaaS leader, spreadsheet aficionado
VC and Search Funds. Dad: teen daughter. Seattle.
BD Intern with Peterson Partners since Sep 2022.
Proud father and grandfather. Very slowly retiring lawyer.
GP at PV, faculty at Stanford GSB, and a former Founder & CEO.
Never dull with MTB, snow sports, old landcruisers, 3 boys, and 21 chickens
Outside of work I love skiing, water sports and riding motorcycles.
1.Love to visit national parks. 2.Corporate development through VC/PE
Husband, father, engineer, traveler
Outside of Nomad, I love burritos, minivans, and most sports with a ball.
Serial entrepreneur, investor, dad of 3
Father, investor, recovering lawyer and bike racer.
Working in PE for Peterson Partners
NYT daily mini crossword for life.
Husband. Father of four. Love to ski and boat with family and friends.
Former Olympic gymnast, current very sub-Olympic mountain biker.
Love canyoneering adventures. Donor member of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Investor, golfer, baker, triathlete, obsessed with coffee.
Highly skeptical of the current alien discovery buzz
I love real estate, construction, my family, hiking, National Parks, Lego
Current focus on family, Boards of Directors and Family Investments
TECH CEO, MBA Faculty, Founder/Advisor BYU Cougar Capital - student VC Fund
Start-up founder, investor, and survivor. It’s not as easy as it looks.
Moved to the Wasatch Back 7 years ago, no regrets.
Love my privacy!
Love working with people on impactful software companies
Life is Good and Utah is Amazing
Family of six, avid golfer, problem solver