Mentors & Speakers

The Silicon Y’all network consists of experienced investors and operators that bring incredible value to our participants.

The 2021 group is currently being finalized, but take a look at some of our previous mentors and speakers.

Ronan Kennedy

M12 | Microsoft’s Venture Fund

Anna Talerico

Beacon9

Zane Tarence

Founders Advisors

Ripan Kadakia

Zelnick Media Capital

Noam Bergelson

XLMedia

Shiv Narayanan

How to SaaS

Brannon Huntz

Wells Fargo

Cecil Bostany

Warren Averett

Alex Stratoudakis

Warburg Pincus

Chris Curtin

Visa/HP

Austin Woody

Upland Software

Carter Griffin

Updata Partners

Jeff Gale

TicketBiscuit

David Brasfield

Temenos/ThreatAdvice

Frank Young

Sverica

Hunter Witherington

SSM Partners

Bill Smith

Shipt

Stewart Lynn

Serent Capital

Tim McCormick

SaaSOptics

Erik Budde

RothIRA

Fred Sturgis

Resurgens Technology Partners

Rick Morse

Rennovation Brands

Jeff Mumford

Red Ventures

Brian Henley

Recurring Capital Partners

Tim Stevens

QuinStreet

Ron Hess

Primus Capital

Bryce Youngren

Polaris Partners

Eric Wilkins

Pamlico Capital

Garret Gray

Next Gear Solutions

James Outland

New Capital Partners

Tom Worner

MVF

John Yates

Morris, Manning, & Martin, LLP

Mark Solovy

Monroe Capital

Bill Fox

Momentum Telecom

Greg Owens

IronPlanet

Shamit Mehta

Guidepost Growth Equity

Jack Perkowski

Green4U Technologies

Bill Nix

Greater Sum Ventures

Mario Moore

Advisory Board Company

Jamie Hutchinson

Goodwin Procter

Shamus McBride

Goldman Sachs

Frank Dalton

Fulcrum Equity Partners

Liz Pharo

Featheringill Capital

James Tieng

Lumos Capital

David Gray

Daxko

Sanjay Singh

CTS

Josh Roberts

Sterling National Bank

John Hoesley

Sterling National Bank

Chris Speltz

Bankrate

Brian Goldsmith

Bain Capital Ventures

Tyler Wick

Abry Partners

Matt Picciano

Alpine Investors

John Leonard

Wells Fargo

Santhosh Keshavan

Voya

Matt Hamilton

Summit Partners

Marco Ferrari

Providence Equity

Robert Faber

Ballast Point Ventures

David Cusimano

Accel-KKR

Ross Croley

Ministry Brands

Alan Spurgin

CIBC

Bob Crutchfield

American Cancer Society

Bruce Cook

LendingTree

Dan Groen

Clearlake Capital

David Siegel

LLR Partners

Jason Caplain

Bull City Venture Partners

Jody Shechtman

PWP Growth Equity

John Smola

Alabama Power Company

Kent Elmer

TechCXO

Larry Contrella

JMI Equity

Leon Chen

Kayne Anderson Capital

Marc Munfa

Silversmith Capital Partners

Meg Crosby

PeopleCap Advisors

Rod Westmoreland

The Westmoreland Group

Satoshi Harris-Koizumi

Battery Ventures

Scott Morris

Clearent

Shegun Otulana

TheraNest

Steve Kriter

ACS Technology

Ted Roxbury

Clearlink

Todd Dickerson

ClickFunnels

Zach Sadek

Parthenon Capital

Weston Gaddy

Radian Capital

Deepak Sindwani

Wavecrest Growth Partners

Erik Sewell

Osceola Capital Management