September 15-18, ASPEN
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Sept 15-18, 2019 | Aspen, CO


Leadership | Performance | Culture

Lessons on Growth in the Exponential Era


The Aspen Software Leadership Summit is now in its fifth year and brings together software leaders from some of the world's top engineering teams to be challenged, grow personally and professionally, exchange ideas and form lasting friendships. This year we'll focus on building a culture of performance in the exponential era.

MeadowsLogo.pngBased at the home of the world-renowned Aspen Institute, you will engage in honest and insightful dialogue with industry peers.


To ensure privacy and build a trusted environment there will be no sales presentations, press releases or recruiters present. 


Register early as space is limited. 


Who Comes to Aspen? 

Netflix AARP Morningstar Capital One VMWare Mathworks Home Advisor Walmart Labs Armory Eastbanc Technology WebMD Dimensional Mechanics Geotab NowSecure Sonatype SyncDog Communiclique SAP Agile Data Kenzan Breakout Capital Scopely Interapt

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View photos of the inaugural 2015 event through today. If what you see speaks to you, consider making memories of your own by registering for the 2019 Summit in Aspen.


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  • Sunday, Sept 1          
    6:00 - 7:00 PM Mel & Bren Simon Terracerrace Welcome reception  
    7:00 - 9:00 PM Plato's Dinner at Aspen Meadows  
        Welcome Remarks by Pete Erickson - How Knowing our 'Why' Changed the Equation for Modev  
    Monday, Sept 16    
    7:00 – 8:30 AM Davis Commons Breakfast   
    9:00 AM Lauder Seminar Roomm Opening Session: Applying Positive Psychology in the Workplace, with Mary Beth Rettger  
    10:00 AM Lauder Seminar Roomm BREAK  
    10:30:00 AM-11:30AM Lauder Seminar Roomm Opening Session Part II  
    11:45 AM Davis Commons Lunch at Aspen Meadows  
    1:00 PM Lauder Seminar Room Afternoon Session: Maintain and Enhance Culture in a Growing Organization with Roy Lurie, VP of Engineering at The MathWorks  
    2:30 PM Leave for Maroon Bells  
    4:00 PM Maroon Bells Talk Elwin Loomis, Bremmer Bank  
    5:30 PM Return to Meadows     
    7:00 PM DINNER Dinner at L' Hostaria   
    9:00 PM   Dinner concludes and can meet at Gondola Plaza on the 00/30 for pickup or call for shuttle pick up (970) 925-4240  
    11:00 PM Gondola Plaza  Last shuttle to Aspen Meadows   
    Tuesday, Sept 17    
    7:00 – 8:30 AM Davis Commons Breakfast  
    9:00 AM Lauder Seminar Room Opening Session: The Empathetic Leader by Jerry Carter, Dell EMC  
    10:30 AM Koch Lobby BREAK   
    11:00 AM Lauder Seminar Roomm What's Missing? The relationship between large organizations and small consulting firms and where the true value lies. Presented by John Whalen and Pete Erickson
    12:00 PM Davis Commons  Lunch at Aspen Meadows  
    1:30 PM Session Bremmer Bank - Input / Feedback from Maroon Bells Session  
    3:00 PM Break    
    6:00 PM DINNER Dinner at Jimmy's Aspen  
    9:00 PM   Dinner concludes and can meet at Gondola Plaza on the 00/30 for pickup or call for shuttle pick up (970) 925-4240  
    Wednesday, Sept 18    
    7:00 – 8:30 AM Davis Commons Breakfast and airport shuttles as needed   
    8:30 – 10:00 AM Davis Commons Roundtable discussions for those still at Meadows   
    10:00 AM Aspen Meadows Lobbyby Remainder of attendees free time or depart for airport   

About Aspen Meadows

We've created an unmatched experience at the historic Aspen Meadows Resort, home of the Aspen Institute. Nestled on 40 sweeping acres in the Rocky Mountains, the campus will be surrounded in bright yellow Aspens in September- providing a stunning backdrop. 

The food, drinks, guest rooms and faciliities are all best-in-class, without being pretentious. This allows our executives to focus on the event in comfort. 

Aspen Room
Aspen Cafe
Aspen Park

The executive fee includes Aspen airport pickup / dropoff, three nights at the Aspen Meadows Resort, meals, receptions, excursions and event gift. 

September 15-18, ASPEN