october, 2017

12oct5:00 pm- 6:30 pmEvent OverAustin Startup Week's Media In TechJoin us before Austin Startup Week5:00 pm - 6:30 pm WP Engine


Event Details

We’re going to keep this meetup simple as this week, Austin Startup Week, is incredibly busy for so many of us.   With all the attention turned toward startups, we thought we’d ask a few of Austin’s media thought leaders to get together for a chat, some drinks, and a warm up to Thursday Night’s Startup Crawl.

Join us!  These are people you should know. 
You know what to expect, we’ve asked a great cross section of media so that our chat is varied, thought provoking, and meaningful.

WPEngineWPEngine is hosting us and we’re going to keep this evening casual and meet & greet.  We’ll talk for 40 minutes or so, ensure you get to know these great Austinites, and really just have a good Startup Week time.

  • Austin American-Statesman Technology writer and I Love You So Much podcast host, Omar Gallaga.
  • Melinda Garvey, Magazine Publisher and Owner, ATX Woman
  • Storytelling for Entrepreneurs’ Lyn Graft, Film and Video Producer

From here we’ll head to a stop on the Austin Startup Crawl!


(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


WP Engine

504 Lavaca St. Suite 1000, Austin, TX

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Speakers for this event

  • Lyn Graft

    Lyn Graft


    I'm building a platform to help entrepreneurs create and tell their stories. Storytelling for Entrepreneurs is based on my last 14 years of filming and sharing the stories of over 500 entrepreneurs and producing over 700 videos, TV Shows, and Web series. Clients and projects include CNBC's first Primetime TV series, "American Made," 200 videos for Dell, 2 Most-Viewed Videos for Entrepreneur Magazine, 125 Videos for President Obama's Technology Innovation Campaign, 35 videos for Microsoft, 25 videos for SXSW Interactive, 60 videos for Sweet Leaf Tea, 240 episodes ‘On the Road with iV’, 35 Videos for RISE Austin, and 50 videos for the CLUB E(Entrepreneur) Network.


  • Melinda Garvey

    Melinda Garvey

    Owner & Publisher

    AW Media, Inc., is the heart of Austin—which is its people. Our publications focus on Austinite’s doing something that inspires us, innovating something spectacular or making a difference in our awesome community. That’s why our pick-up rate is so high—it is THE must read if you want to know who is making Austin what it is today. We’re about keeping it local. Our publications are Austin Woman, ATX Man, Guide to Good Health and Pink Pages.

    Owner & Publisher

  • Omar Gallaga

    Omar Gallaga

    Technology Correspondent

    Omar L. Gallaga writes about technology culture for the Austin American-Statesman. He was a technology correspondent for NPR's "All Things Considered," helping originate the All Tech Considered segment and blog. He's also written for Kirkus Reviews, CNN.com's technology section, MSNBC.com and the pop culture website Television Without Pity. He lives in New Braunfels with his wife and two daughters.

    Technology Correspondent

  • Paul O'Brien

    Paul O'Brien


    Long time Silicon Valley technology and startup veteran, Paul O’Brien is known as SEO’Brien for his extensive past in the search industry. Now Texan, O’Brien works in Venture Capital Economic Development, serving the investment and venture capital economies directly, through thought leadership, consulting, and startup development. He’s the founder of MediaTech Ventures, a founder and managing director of the Texas Technology Council, and Director in Founder Institute. Notably O’Brien is a seasoned marketer with an early career at Yahoo! and HP. From there he led the early growth of startups such as Outright.com (Acquired by GoDaddy), Zvents (Acquired by eBay’s Stubhub), and MicroVentures (Venture Capital). With technical expertise, O’Brien has consulted with various web properties, designed and developed sites, online communities, e-commerce stores, and web services. Paul was featured in the book, Online Marketing Heroes, and continues to blog at seobrien.com.