HDAW '21 Keynote Speaker

The Entrepreneurial Mindset:  Lessons Learned from Leading Through Change

Presented by Steve Bryan, Technology Leader & Entrepreneur
Moderated by David Seewack, Founder & CEO, FinditParts

It's safe to say the last year has challenged our industry in new and unexpected ways.  The ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome has never been more crucial.  Steve Bryan is no stranger to leading through change.  As founder of Vigillo and several other start-ups and emerging companies, he has built a career on overcoming challenges in evolving landscapes, including major acquisitions.

In this moderated conversation, hear Steve's perspective on today's changing landscape.  Listen in as he shares his thoughts on some lasting impacts of the last year and what's on the horizon, including impacts on business culture and how AI is changing the way we look at problem-solving.

About Steve Bryan
Steve is a veteran technology leader who founded Vigillo in 2007.  Vigillo was acquired by SambaSafety in 2017.  Steve served for 3 1/2 years on the Executive Team at SambaSafety as the EVP and GM of Transportation, overseeing the regulated trucking industry offerings within the broader SambaSafety business.

Steve is now comfortably back in the role of Entrepreneur and is exploring a range of opportunities in the Trucking Industry.

Prior to founding Vigillo, Steve combined his legal and business experience to lead five software start-ups and emerging companies to successful exits.  Earlier in his career, he worked as a District Manager for Dow Jones & Co. and served for six years in the United States Army as Maintenance Sergeant.

Steve earned a Masters of Business Adminstration, JD and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Willamette University.

Steve lives with his wife of 29 years in Portland, Oregon where they divide their time between their 5 adult children and planning the next Springsteen road trip.