2016 Austin xCHANGE

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
9am – 4pm

IBM Design Studios
11501 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78759


Presentation by Oen Michael Hammonds, Head of IBM Design Bootcamp Experiences


Oen Michael Hammonds

Oen Michael Hammonds

IBM Design

Oen Michael Hammonds, a designer, mentor and lead facilitator at IBM Design, has designed across the gamut—advertising, graphic, interactive and environmental. Oen’s previous work with diverse clients in the consumer, business and technology industries demonstrate his ability to jump in and solve tough challenges. At IBM Design, Oen works with the award-winning Education + Activation team to develop education programs and experiences for executives, software development teams and sales. In this role, Oen facilitates workshops that activate participants to effectively apply IBM Design Thinking to build iconic products with human centered experiences.

Alex Withers

Alex Withers

inMotionNow - CMO

Withers is a seasoned digital technology and marketing executive with over 15 years of experience driving both B2B and B2C marketing strategy and implementation. His impressive resume includes fostering cross-channel messaging, building audience engagement, and driving revenue growth at a wide range of organizations, from well-established brands like Pepsi and ESPN to on-the-rise growth stage organizations. Most recently, Withers was the Vice President of Marketing at LexisNexis, where he led product marketing, demand generation, creative services, marketing operations and communications for the LexisNexis software division.

The Attendees

  • IBM
  • American Campus Communities
  • Capital One
  • Association of Texas Professional Educators
  • Bazaarvoice
  • Dell
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • National Instruments
  • Pedernales Electric Cooperative
  • YETI
  • Dreameroo.com
  • Fossil
  • Sanders\Wingo
  • GM
  • John Soules Foods
  • Harte-Hanks
  • Imaginuity Interactive
  • Keller Williams Realty
  • NRG Energy

The Program

xCHANGE is an interactive, high-impact, one-day conference. Everyone in the room is a thought-leader.

This experience includes a rich, dense program, focused on connecting our audience and providing high-value content. Roundtable discussions, main-stage speakers, and immersive workshops are on the agenda, with plenty of breakout networking components.

For this xCHANGE, be gathering the top creative leaders in Texas at the IBM Studios in Austin, TX.

Here is a peak at the program:

8:00am Registration
9:00 Welcome remarks + speaker
10:00 Roundtable discussions
12:00pm Catered Lunch
12:30 Speaker
1:00 Studio Tours + Creative Labs
2:00 Keynote speaker + workshop
4:00 Happy Hour

The Sponsors