Local meetup — Austin, TX

OKR Mastery: Lessons learned from startup to enterprise

Join the Dreams with Deadlines community in Austin, TX for an afternoon of learning and connecting with OKR leaders like you.


Wednesday, June 21, 2023
3pm — 6pm CST


Renae Fisher

Enterprise OKR Leader,

John Henry headshot

John Henry

Co-founder & Co-CEO,

Aaron Velek headshot

Aaron Velek

OKR Coach,
Square 1 Strategies

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About the event

OKRs have been the driving force behind some of the world's most innovative companies, but they aren’t just for tech giants. Join us to hear from startup and enterprise OKR leaders as they share tactical insights and valuable lessons learned from their OKR leadership journeys. Walk away with the knowledge and connections you need to amplify the impact of your own OKR program, and steer your team towards success.
3pm: Panel discussion

OKRs real talk

A candid conversation with OKR rockstars Renae Fisher, John Henry, and Aaron Velek as they share the trials and triumphs of running OKR programs at Adobe, LOOP, and Silicon Valley Bank.
4:30PM: Social hour

Inspiring new connections

After the discussion, stick around for a lively happy hour catered by The Peached Tortilla. Make inspiring new connections with peers, thought leaders, and industry experts in the Austin OKR community.
DWD networking

About our speakers

Renae Fisher

Enterprise OKR Leader, Adobe

Renae Fisher is a lifelong curious problem-solver. Over the last four years, she has been tackling strategy alignment and execution challenges within the Adobe enterprise. Building an OKR practice has given her an opportunity to lean into her love for teaching and learning. Her vision is to develop a "neural network" of energized strategic leaders to enable Adobe to achieve its highest business aspirations. In her spare time, you can find her basking in the sun with her children and dogs in Austin.
John Henry
John Henry

Co-founder & Co-CEO, LOOP

John Henry is a Dominican-American entrepreneur, investor, and the co-founder and co-CEO of LOOP, a Public Benefit Corporation and insurance company powered by AI. He has been named in Inc's 30 Under 30, Adweek Creative 100, Forbes 30 Under 30, The Root 100, and Ebony Power 100 lists. He's a passionate advocate for OKRs, leveraging their power to navigate the ever-evolving dynamics of startup life.
Aaron velek
Aaron Velek

OKR Coach, Square 1 Strategies

Aaron Velek is a dedicated strategy execution leader with extensive experience in directing PMOs and leading enterprise-level OKR programs, most recently at Silicon Valley Bank. With certifications as an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and Scrum Master, he is driven by his passion for helping teams achieve their goals in today's fast-paced business environment. Aaron and his family call Boerne, TX home, embracing outdoor adventures like kayaking, hiking, and camping in their spare time.