Ignite TAO: Tech v9

Event Details

Apr 25, 2018
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211

TAO Member - $5

Non Member - $10


What is Ignite?

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get onstage and share their personal and professional passions. Quick, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, and global - Ignite is all of these and more. This Ignite is focused on all things tech.

Why attend Ignite?

As an attendee, you'll learn about emerging, innovative, unconventional, inspiring, locally-sourced concepts and tools, and connect with a diverse and passionate crowd of like-minded innovation enthusiasts. Most of all, you will have fun!


  • Tony Rost - A Sense of Software Craftsmanship
  • Angela Glatz - Let's Utilize Technology to Revolutionize Construction
  • Matthew Timberlake - Digital Inclusion and the Digital Pipeline
  • Doug Gursha - Product Evolution & the Art of the Prototype
  • Linda Adams - When School = Learning
  • Walker Bolger - Making Devices 'Dumb': The New Paradigm of IoT
  • Lindsay Gupton - Interactive Broadcasting: The Next Mass Media
  • Kerri Fry - A Cybersecurity Center of Excellence for ALL Oregonians
  • Tyler Holmes - Machine Learning: The new coding paradigm
  • Rob Jordan - Ethics-Driven Growth: How I Did It
  • Kristina King - Uplevel your community's voice through curated and inclusive content
  • Michael Nielson - Git for Everyone - a Non-Coders Intro to the Most Used Tool in Software
  • Angie Wean - Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person at Work
  • Kurt Brendley - Smart Cities means Safer Cities

Presenting Sponsor

Thank you, Unosquare!

Premier Sponsors

Thank you, DiscoverOrg & Portland Trailblazers!






Underwriting Sponsor

Thank you, Cascade Strategy!


Interested in sponsorship?

Please email Rylee O'Brien at