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Read About the Harvest Summit Experience

Did you join us last week for the inaugural Harvest Summit?  If you were one of the 300 lucky attendees thank you for being a part of a special first time event.  I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.  Couldn’t make it?  Make sure you are on our mailing list, we have announced our dates for next year, October 20, 2017.  Be a part of Harvest Summit 2017! Attendee and speaker Sandy Carter shares her top 12 observations from the event, Shawn Nason shares his top 10 takeaways including what he learned from Harvest Summit Keynote speaker…

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Bringing Big Data to Wine

Join us at Harvest Summit this October, read about the Harvest Summit experience and apply to attend here. If you’re not Hungry for Wine you will be after reading Cathy Huyghe’s dynamic, thought provoking insight both on her Enolytics blog and her Forbes column. Cathy has a long history of innovation in both wine and media. She is co-founder of Enolytics (2016) a new data analysis tech startup for the wine industry, the founder of Harvard Alumni in Wine and Food (2009), and the founder of 365daysofwine.com (2006) and Red White Boston (2008), a digital media company for the wine industry.…

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Becoming Thoughtfully Ruthless with Val Wright

Join Val at Harvest Summit this October, read about the Harvest Summit experience and apply to attend here. We are thrilled to welcome Val Wright back to our Harvest Council for our second annual Harvest Summit.  Val is a card carrying member of the #harvestsummit community, a leading innovation expert, and one of only 64 experts inducted into Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame.  With her unique mix of passions, from leadership consulting to writing (she is the author of Thoughtfully Ruthless: The Key to Exponential Growth) to speaking she embodies the cross pollination spirit of Harvest Summit. Val left a successful career at…

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Harvest Summit In The News

We are just one week away from Harvest Summit, and people are talking about our upcoming Innovation Field Trip.  Check out Harvest Summit Founder Jessica Kilcullen’s tips for conference networking in Avery Blank’s piece in Forbes.  Have you ever thought about your conference networking strategy in advance of attending? Don’t forget the downtime, including bathroom breaks.  “The time between sessions at a conference can be some of the most valuable networking time you have at an event.” Wondering what Wine Country Casual means and what to wear to an event being hosted outside?  Read on!  

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Claire Diaz-Ortiz Talks Productivity and How to Lead The Better Life

INTERESTED IN JOINING US THIS NOVEMBER?  NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE.  WHO WILL BE THERE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT WE’LL DISCUSS. Claire Diaz-Ortiz is one of those women who seems to have figured it out. She’s a productivity, work/life guru. She was an early employee at Twitter, Inc. and was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, working with brands around the globe to understand and leverage Twitter to make a difference. She’s a six-time author (Twitter for Good), speaker and startup advisor. Yes, you’ll want to follow her @Claire. She’s also a LinkedIn…

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Harvest Summit In The News

As we kick off October we are just over one-month away from the inaugural Harvest Summit and people are buzzing about the upcoming event.  Check out two recent pieces of press on Harvest Summit.   In Sunset, the editors got a sneak peak of the Sonoma County estate where Harvest Summit will be held. A 300-acre private estate housing a truffle farm, olive grove and press, planted garden, and unique architecture. In an in-depth interview in Huffington Post Harvest Summit Founder and Chief Harvester Jessica Kilcullen talks about her inspiration for Harvest Summit and entrepreneurship. Interested in joining us on November 4?  Request an invitation or…

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Silicon Valley Bank Joins Harvest Summit

We are thrilled to announce Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has joined Harvest Summit as an Innovation Partner.  For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. “Harvest Summit is a novel Innovation Field Trip bringing together a diverse mix of thinkers, including leading minds from technology and wine – two important verticals in our ecosystem,” said John China, Head of Relationship Banking at Silicon Valley Bank. “We share the founder’s vision that breakthrough innovation…

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Tech, Wine & Human Business

INTERESTED IN JOINING US THIS NOVEMBER?  NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE.  WHO WILL BE THERE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT WE’LL DISCUSS.   Alder Yarrow embodies the cross pollination mindset of Harvest Summit, a tech executive by day at Cibo where he is CXO and a prominent wine blogger by nights and weekends at Vinography.  Alder was an early adopter of using tech to share his wine passion and become one of the first wine blogs with a prominent following, starting in 2004.  Today Alder has achieved success both personally and professionally in both realms, having been nominated for a James…

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Media & The Art of Storytelling

INTERESTED IN JOINING US THIS NOVEMBER?  NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE.  WHO WILL BE THERE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT WE’LL DISCUSS.   John Canning has been at the forefront of the changing media landscape for the past 15 years, both as an executive with NBC and at Producer’s Guild of America where he leads the New Media Council. As we all know, today content creation and distribution is in the hands of anyone with a mobile phone. Social media and the constructs of the sharing economy have changed the storytelling game. Big brands now employ in house and agency teams…

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Epic Wine blogger by Night: Alder Yarrow’s Perspective

INTERESTED IN JOINING US THIS NOVEMBER?  NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE.  WHO WILL BE THERE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT WE’LL DISCUSS.   Alder Yarrow embodies the cross pollination mindset of Harvest Summit, a tech executive by day at Cibo where he is CXO and a prominent wine blogger by night and weekends at Vinography.  Alder was an early adopter of using tech to share his wine passion and become one of the first wine blogs with a prominent following, starting Vinography in 2004.  Today Alder has achieved success in both realms, in 2013 he was nominated for a James Beard Award and…

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