Topic: Richmond’s Startup Scene

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 5:00 pm

Seats are limited, so register now, and you won’t forget later.

Location: VCU Depot, 814 West Broad St., Richmond, VA


Mark Wensell, CEO – Mark is an accomplished leader in the technology industry, having developed many innovative business solutions. We’ll learn about APIVista’s vision for the future of business interconnectivity and what the implications are for legacy and emerging platforms.


Chris Eide, CTO – Chris and the team at Connexus are developing an innovative secure payment process that is set to transform the way financial institutions handle data and transactions. As financial technology continues to evolve, Connexus Secure leads the charge to harness the power of secure data to provide better experiences for service providers and customers alike.


Paul Hurlocker, CEO – Notch is a consulting firm that applies its expertise in machine learning and software development to deliver solutions that help businesses leverage data more effectively. Notch works with companies ranging in size from startups to the Fortune 500 to provide the predictive capabilities that are changing the competitive landscape.


Ankit Mathur, CIO – Roundtrip is leveraging data and mobile technology to provide healthcare professionals with an easy-to-use platform that connects patients with on-demand transportation when and where they need it. Ankit’s experience in healthcare IT and software product development will ensure Roundtrip’s rapid adoption brings efficient service and a better quality of life to those in need.

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

The Association of Information Technology Professionals ( was founded in 1951 to provide learning and growth opportunities to data processing managers and staff through networking, chapter activities, conferences, seminars, special interest groups, and several other benefits. Today, AITP offers industry leadership and opportunities for professional development and personal growth to its 7,000 professional and student members in 140 professional and 250 student chapters.

For more information please contact AITP VP Programs at

The Richmond Chapter ( provides the local presence and meeting forum to deliver the most tangible benefits associated with AITP. Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month (except December).

You may also join the AITP LinkedIn Group to keep informed about programs and other networking opportunities.