Guest Speaker for 2017
We were proud to have Onyeka Nchege, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Interstate Batteries, as our guest speaker for the 2017 event.
Before joining Interstate Batteries, Onyeka led Coca-Cola Bottling in leadership and management of IT platforms, services and infrastructure with his expertise in new business development, sales support and application development. He is known for modernizing technology in the field and delivering large digital initiatives. Onyeka also served the Pillowtex Corporation, where he directed software application development and implementation of many solutions as well as developing, enhancing and maintaining working relationship with end-users, technical staff, management, consultants and vendors.
Become a Table Host
We are looking for Table Hosts who will commit to reaching out to their coworkers, technology partners and friends here in DFW and invite them to join you at your table. The price to Host a table with 10 seats ranges from $300-$400 depending on the date, so go to our Table Host Sign up Page and submit your information today.
Become a Sponsor
There are sponsorship packages available for you to support this event and connect your company to our attendees and supporters. If you want to learn more about being a sponsor, go to our Sponsorship Package Page for information.
If you have questions contact us at [email protected].
Merv Tarde Values in Leadership
The Merv Tarde Values in Leadership Circle (MTVLC) is designed to recognize leaders who are boldly living out their faith in Jesus Christ as they serve others in the Technology Community of DFW. In 2016 Mark A. Stone joined Jeffrey Blackwell and Phil Farr in this group of Technology Leaders who modeled Servant Leadership here in the DFW area. Submit our nominations at our submissions page.
There is a place on our planning committee for you. Sign up to volunteer and help us make our 2017 the best yet.
2016 – We had over 700 people in attendance to hear Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VM Ware, share how he lives out his faith in his personal and professional life. We added Mark A. Stone, CIO for the Texas A&M University System, as the 2017 Merv Tarde Values in Leadership Circle. Visit our Facebook page to see photos from this event.
2015 – Our guest speakers were Todd Stewart of Gulf Wind International and Gary Peek of Rent-A-Center and we more than doubled our attendance from 2014 to see almost 500 people in attendance. Jeff Blackwell and Phil Farr were our first two inductees into the Merv Tarde Values in Leadership Circle. Visit our Facebook page see pictures from our 2015 event.
2014 – Our inaugural event held at the Irving Convention Center. Our guest speakers were Don Cosbie, President of SSIClaimsnet, and Steve Reiter, Executive VP and Chief Revenue Officer for entegra Technologies. We were excited to see over 200 people join us for our first event and excited to see where GOD will take the event in the future. See photos from our first event on our Facebook page.