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Startup Grind with Jerry Jones

  • Old Chicago 1010 Main Street Conway, AR, 72032 United States (map)

Join the Conductor for Startup Grind with Jerry Jones, Acxiom’s Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President.

Startup Grind is a monthly fireside chat presented in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs. Conway is one of 200 cities in the world with a Startup Grind chapter. Each month, the Conductor hosts a fireside chat with a local influencer/entrepreneur. To date, the Conductor has hosted Conway Mayor Bart Castleberry; Amy Fecher, Executive VP of Operations at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission; Earnest Sweat, California-based venture capitalist; Jeff Amerine, Principal of Startup Junkie Consulting; Jeff Standridge, Chief Catalyst of the Conductor; and Alison Williams, Chief-of-Staff for Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, among others.

Don't miss a chance to hear Jerry Jones' life and business advice, and network over Old Chicago food & drink.

This is free and open to the public.


5:00 p.m. - Doors open + networking

6:00 p.m. - Fireside chat with Jerry Jones

7:00 p.m. - Networking

About Jerry Jones:

Jerry C. Jones is the Company’s Chief Ethics and Legal Officer and Executive Vice President. He joined Acxiom in 1999 and oversees legal and data ethics matters. He also assists in the strategy and execution of mergers and alliances and the Company’s strategic initiatives. Previously, he was employed for 19 years as an attorney with the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, representing a broad range of business interests. He is a member of the board of directors of Agilysys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGYS), a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries, where he serves on the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Heifer International and on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Board of Visitors, and is a co-founder of uHire U.S. He is a Special Advisor to the Club de Madrid, an organization composed of over 100 former Presidents and Prime Ministers from more than 60 democratic countries. He was a member of the board of directors of Entrust, Inc. until it was purchased by private investors in 2009 and is former chairman of the board of the Arkansas Virtual Academy. Mr. Jones holds a juris doctorate degree and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Arkansas.