MONTEGO BAY

DEC 5-7, 2024

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TBR Jamaica

Our flagship summit connects the Caribbean tech ecosystem with the major technology hubs of the world. TBR Jamaica has successfully developed a platform that provides unmatched access to a community that includes the largest and most influential brands in technology Our campus styled environment allows a next level opportunity to build relationships, all while having the time of your life!

NOT YOUR AVERAGE CONFERENCE

Our Past Speakers Include

At Tech Beach Retreat you can expect world class keynote speakers, panel discussions, fireside chats, workshops, nightlife and live entertainment

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DR. DANA MORRIS DIXON

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Jamaica 

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MONICA LENART

Principal Engineer, Technical Director, Google

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SHAUN VANWEELDEN

Manager Human Data, Open AI

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CHRISTOPHER HUIE

Astronaut, Virgin Galactic 

GARY STEWART

Managing Director, Techstars

ADRIAN FENTY

Former Mayor, Washington DC

X EYEE

CEO Malo Santo, Former Google AI

KWAME ANKU

Founder, Black Star Fund

MARLON LINDSAY

Founder & CEO 21stcented

JULIE AVEY

EVP People & Culture Massy Group

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Join us in the beautiful 5 star Iberostar Resort for this year's summit as we leverage experts from companies like Meta, Google, AWS, Tiktok and more

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2 Nights All Inclusive - Iberostar Hotel | Grand Hotel | Pricing From

TBR Jamaica 2024 $1,390.00/pp

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    TBR Jamaica 2024 $1,260.00/pp

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    3 Nights All Inclusive - Iberostar Resort | Grand Hotel | Pricing From

    TBR Jamaica 2024 $1,685.00/pp

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    TBR Jamaica 2024 $1,490.00/pp

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    Day 2 & Day 3 Passes TBR Conference - Ticket Only - Dec 6 & 7

    TBR Jamaica 2024 $900.00/pp

    Day 2 & Day 3 Passes TBR Conference - Ticket Only - Dec 6 & 7

  • Conference Access on the 6th & 7th of December 2024 between 9am and 5pm only
  • Includes Lunch + Coffee Break

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    Day 2 Pass TBR Conference - Ticket Only -  Dec 6th

    TBR Jamaica 2024 $500.00/pp

    Day 2 Pass TBR Conference - Ticket Only - Dec 6th

  • Conference Access on December 6th 2024 between 9am and 5pm only
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    Day 3 Pass TBR Conference - Ticket Only - Dec 7

    TBR Jamaica 2024 $500.00/pp

    Day 3 Pass TBR Conference - Ticket Only - Dec 7

  • Conference Access on December 7th 2024 between 9am and 5pm only
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    OUR PAST AGENDA

     MONTEGO BAY, Nov 30-Dec02 2023

    A dynamic agenda featuring renowned brands, speakers and innovators from around the globe

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    Day 1 - Nov 30th

    03:00 - 06:30 | Hotel Check-In

    • By Iberostar - Grand, Suites, Beach

    06:30 - 10:00 | Welcome Cocktail Reception Presented by: First Atlantic, FCIB & 21stCentEd

    • Location: Iberostar Beach Sky Deck
    • (Between Iberostar Suites & Beach)


    06:30 - 06:45 | Opening Remarks

    • Event Host - Kamilah McDonald


    06:45 - 07:00 | Welcome Words by The Founders

    • Kirk- Anthony Hamilton and
    • Kyle Maloney


    07:00 - 07:30 | Opening Presentation

    • Christopher Brown - The Development Bank of Jamaica
    • Sen. The Hon. Aubyn Hill - Minister of Industry, Investment, & Commerce


    07:30 - 07:45 | Keynote

    • Daniela Carvajalino


    07:45 - 10:00 | Cocktails, Buffet & Entertainment on the Beach

    Day 2 - Dec 1st

    07:00 - 09:00 | Roundtable Sessions at Breakfast

    • At Respective Hotel Breakfast Areas


    08:00 - 09:00 | Guest Registration

    • By Black River Theater - Suites Hotel


    09:00 - 09:05 | Welcome Remarks

    • Kirk-Anthony Hamilton - CoFounder, Director, TechBeach Retreat


    09:05 - 09:20 | Shaping Tomorrow: The Synergy of AI and Collective Intelligence 

    • Presentation: Monica Lenart - Principal Engineer, Google.


    09:20 - 10:00 | Artificial Intelligence as a Driver of Business Growth

    • Moderator: Christopher Reckord - Chairman, National Artificial Intelligence Task Force, Gov. of Jamaica.
    • Monica Lenart - Principal Engineer, Google. 
    • Shaun Vanweelden - Human Data, OpenAI.
    • X Eyee - Founder, Malo Fanto; Former Google AI.
    • Dr. Mark Moyou - Sr. Data Scientist, NVDIA.


    10:00 - 10:45 | The Shifting Sands of Data, Privacy, and Security

    • Moderator: Lisa Godwin - Creative Technologist, NY Times
    • Delroy McLean - Director, CW Business.
    • Mick Baccio - Global Security Advisor, Splunk.
    • Aditi Joshi - AI Program Lead, Google Cloud.


    10:45 - 11:00 | Morning Coffee Break


    11:00 - 11:40 | Open Finance: Scaling Fin-Tech Solutions to Mainstream Impact

    • Moderator: Kadian Tinto, General Partner, Venture Island.
    • Xesus Johnston - CEO, Supreme Ventures Fintech Ltd.
    • Christopher McFarlane - Associate Director, Innovation and Lending Channels, First Caribbean International Bank.
    • Mariame McIntosh - Managing Director, Qenta.


    11:40 - 12:30 | Building Digital Payment Infrastructure

    • Moderator: John Matthew, Chief Product Officer.
    • Lesley Hernandez - Ecosystem Enablement, Visa.
    • Christopher Burns - CEO, First Atlantic Commerce.
    • John Outridge - CEO, TTIFC.
    • Aldwyn Wayne - CEO, WiPay.


    12:30 - 2:00 | Lunch


    12:30 - 02:00 | LUNCH


    02:00 - 02:45 | Shaping the Future: How Established Corporations Drive Innovation

    • Moderator: Lisa Godwin - Creative Technologist, NY Times
    • Steven Livingston - Director, Sneaker Division, Ebay
    • Julie Avey - SVP People and Culture, Massy Group
    • James Walker - Group Strategy Officer, Agostini
    • Dr. David Walcott - Founder, Novamed


    02:45 - 03:30 | The Evolution toward the Intelligent Enterprise: People, Culture, Technology

    • Moderator: Dr. Georgette Fraser-Moore, Transformation Lead LLC. 
    • Nigel Edwards - Executive Director, Unit Trust Corporation.
    • Steven Whittingham - Deputy CEO, Grace Kennedy Group. 
    • Ruben Harris - Co-Founder, Career Karma. 
    • Sheldon Powe - Founder & CEO, Innovate10X.


    03:30 - 03:40 | CLOSING REMARKS

    • TBR Jamaica Host


    03:45 - 04:45 | WORKSHOP - Unlocking AI Potential in Business: Harnessing Prompt Engineering with OpenAI 

    • Shaun VanWeelden - OpenAI.
    • Learie Hercules - HeftIQ.
    • Location: Main Stage.


    04:45 - 05:45 | WORKSHOPS - Crafting Compelling Content & Amplifying your Business on TikTok

    • Maliq Hill - TikTok.
    • Hans Malzar - TikTok.
    • Location: Main Stage.


    04:45 - 05:45 | WORKSHOPS - Cybersecurity in Action: Protecting Your Digital Assets.

    • Aditi Joshi - Google 
    • Location: Blue Moon Music Room.


    05:45 - 06:45 | STARTUP SHOWCASE  

    • Featuring the best startups in the Caribbean.

    07:00 - 09:30 | Dinner at your respective Iberostar Hotel, Suite & Grand. 


    09:00 - 12:00 | BonFire 

    • Location: Iberostar Suites.

    Day 3 - Dec 2nd

    08:00 - 10:00 | Roundtable Sessions at Breakfast

    • At Respective Hotel Breakfast Areas

    08:30 - 09:30 | WORKSHOP - Unlocking Opportunities: The Power of Partnerships in Payment Innovation

    • Eldred Garcia - First Atlantic 
    • Location: Main Stage.


    08:30 - 09:30 | WORKSHOP -Tech-Powered Wellness: Insightful Management of Workplace Stress.

    • Richard Zwicky - Zwicky Consulting.
    • Location: Blue Moon Music Room.


    10:00 - 10:10 | Welcome Remarks

    • Kyle Maloney - Co-Founder, TechBeach Retreat

    10:10 - 10:35 | Moonshots and Big Visions: A Space Encounter

    • Moderator: Marlon Lindsay, Founder and CEO, 21stCentEd
    • Christopher Huie - Virgin Galactic Astronaut


    10:35 - 11:00 | Keynote: Shaping Y(our) Future

    • X Eyee - Founder, Malo Fanto; Former Google AI


    11:00 -  11:40 | From Idea to Scale: The Evolving Entrepreneur Archetype

    • Moderator: Sydney Paul, Snr. Manager Business Intelligence, RT Park
    • Gordon Swaby - Co-Founder and CEO, Edufocal
    • Lindsay Williams - Head of Product, Drop Caribbean
    • Christopher Brown - Program Manager, Development Bank of Jamaica
    • Allison Kern - Partner, Morro Ventures

    11:40 - 12:20 | Fueling Business Ascent: Mastering the Art of Capital Stacking for Growth

    • Moderator: Rachel Welch-Philips - Partner, Dentons
    • Gary Stewart - Managing Director, Techstars

    12:20 - 01:30 | LUNCH BREAK


    01:30 - 2:00 | Innovative Investing: Kwame Anku in Conversation with Ty Heath

    • Fireside Chat Moderator: Ty Heath, Director Market Engagement, B2B Institute, Linkedin
    • Kwame Anku - Managing Partner, Black Star Fund


     02:00 - 2:10 | KEYNOTE

    • Anya Ayoung-Chee, Co-Founder, Nudge

    02:10 - 2:40 | Harnessing the Power of Story Telling, Community & Culture

    • Moderator: Anya Ayoung-Chee, Co-Founder, Nudge
    • Cavel Khan - Chief Commercial Officer, Group Black
    • Cristina Urdaneta - Program Coordinator - International
    • Subira Willock - Brand Storytelling Lead, Meta
    • Julian Bryan - Content Partnerships, YouTube


    02:40 - 02:50 | CLOSING REMARKS BY TBR FOUNDERS

    • Kyle Maloney.
    • Kirk-Anthony Hamilton. 


    04:00 - 04:45  | WORKSHOP - Google For Startups Leveraging Google's Ecosystem for Startup Success

    • Nigel Hammett - Google
    • Location: Blue Moon Music Room.


    04:00 - 04:45 | WORKSHOP - Elevating Corporate Strategies: LinkedIn’s Blueprint for Performance Branding and Growth

    • Ty Heath - LinkedIn 
    • Location: Main Stage


    04:45 - 05:30 | WORKSHOP - Demystifying the Algorithm & Creator Tools.

    • Julian Bryan - YouTube. 
    • Location: Main Stage.


    04:45 - 05:30 | WORKSHOP - Startup Investing: Strategies for Success. 

    • Allison Kern - Morro Ventures.
    • Location: Blue Moon Music Room


    05:30 - 06:15 | WORKSHOP - Harnessing the Power of Instagram Reels and Creators by Meta. 

    • Brittany Johnson -Creative Strategist, Instagram. 
    • Foluke Tuakli - Creative Expert 
    • Location: Main Stage.


    05:30 - 06:15 | WORKSHOP - Breaking Barriers: Empowering Business with Platform Banking Innovation.

    • Jesse Owens - Creative Cache Labs 
    • Location: Blue Moon Music Room




    07:30 - 09:30 | Farewell Dinner Cocktails, Buffet & Entertainment on the Beach

    • Location: Iberostar Grand Beach 


    09:30 - 12:00 am  | After Party

    • Location: Iberostar Grand Beach

    Our Team

    Our Team comprises a dynamic group of Founders, Investors and Executives with industry experience dedicated to shaping the agenda and ensuring that the Tech Beach experience is exciting, energetic and valuable. Expect to see them serving double duty as moderators and as speakers on panels during the course of the event

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    KIRK HAMILTON

    Co-Founder

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    KYLE MALONEY

    Co-Founder

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    NICOLAS MALONEY

    Director, Design & Branding

    KEISHA WALTERS

    Director of Projects

    DAMIAN MCINTYRE

    Startups Engagement Lead

    Our Partners

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    What Our Community Says About TechBeach Retreat

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    JACK DORSEY

    Co-Founder & CEO of Twitter & Square

    “TechBeach is an amazing global ecosystem of thriving technology enthusiasts in the Caribbean”

    ANNIE JEAN-BAPTISE

    Head of Product Inclusion, Google

    “It was a pleasure to partner with TechBeach. Their events, workshops and entire development programs are world class.”

    JEFF PULVER

    Co-Founder, Vonage 

    “It’s rare to find a group of people who are so committed to continuous improvement of the technology space. Attending TechBeach is a hallmark of the year.”

    PILAR MANCHON

    Senior Director of Research Strategy @GoogleAI

    "You meet people from Silicon Valley who you’d never imagine meeting in Silicon Valley. It’s amazing what you can accomplish in this community."

    KOME EMUH

    COO Securities Division Operations and Engineering, Goldman Sachs

    "Technology is the future and TechBeach is leading the way in moulding a more competitive future for the Caribbean."

    HON. E. DAVID BURT, JP, MP

    The Premier of Bermuda

    “Bermuda has truly benefited from their access to the TechBech global fintech ecosystem and the numerous opportunities delivered.

    JON ORINGER

    Founder, Shutterstock

    "TBR Miami has created a fresh & dynamic ecosystem for the emerging markets of LATAM and the Caribbean. It was an honor to be a part of such a vibrant community"

    Who We’ve Worked With

    The Founders and Catalysts behind Tech Beach Retreat have global community reach and a track record for hosting noteworthy influencer events that attract global business leaders, celebrities, tastemakers and royalty. They are super connectors.