Jan 28, 2016

StartingBlock: Second Gear

Presented by:  StartingBlock
Location:  Madison Central Library   (201 W Mifflin St, Madison)
Time: 6pm-8:30pm
Featured Speaker: Robbie Bach, former Chief Xbox Officer at Microsoft

StartingBlock is excited to announce its entrepreneurial conference series, StartingBlock: Second Gear. This inaugural event will feature keynote speaker, Robbie Bach, former Chief Xbox Officer at Microsoft, and will be produced by Madison Startup Grind. Following Bach’s presentation, Capital Entrepreneurs, VR Meetup and the Madison Game Alliance will each hold their monthly meetup.

The free evening program features our keynote speaker, Robbie Bach former President of Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft & author of  Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal.  Bach led the division that was responsible for Xbox, Xbox 360, Zune, Windows Games, Windows Mobile and Microsoft TV.  He was the Chief Marketing Officer for Microsoft Office when it grew from 20% to 80% market share during his tenure.

Following the interview, three co-located monthly meetup groups will hold gatherings: Capital Entrepreneurs, VR Meetup, and the Madison Game Alliance. Capital Entrepreneurs is a group dedicated to creating new connections and a community around the amazing startups in and around Madison. Madison VR is a meetup group comprised of game developers, artists, students, and other members from the community that are interested in the future of virtual reality. Madison Game Alliance is a network of video game industry enthusiasts set on growing the greater Madison region. Meetups will begin at approximately 7:30 pm.

The event is free but RSVP is highly encouraged: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startingblock-second-gear-tickets-20114663500