Connect Partner Itinerary for INBOUND

September 3rd-6th, 2019 | Boston Convention Center

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Keynotes & Breakout Sessions

September 4th - September 6th | Boston Convention Center

Below you will find the list of breakout sessions at INBOUND that we recommend our Connect Partners attend to learn more about HubSpot's approach to platform. As a reminder, to attend any breakout session content, you will need an All-Access Pass (as a Connect Partner, you are able to redeem the exclusive discounted All-Access pass. Please find the discount link in the pink banner at the top of this page). Additionally, if you would like to see the full list of awesome INBOUND speakers, be sure to check out

  • Scott Brinker, VP Platform Ecosystem @ HubSpot

    With over 150 platform ecosystem partners who have built and integrated apps into HubSpot, you have access to an incredible array of specialized capabilities. In this whirlwind tour, we'll look at the diverse range of categories of certified apps that plug seamlessly into HubSpot and show you a number of examples of the most popular ones. You are certain to have numerous ah-ha moments of, "I didn't even know that was possible!"

    Key Takeaways

    • Learn how easy it is to add certified apps into your HubSpot portal
    • Discover the range of specialized capabilities available to you through HubSpot's platform ecosystem
    • Take away a collection of new ideas for how ecosystem apps can help grow your business

    Intended Audience

    • SMB to mid-market companies, for both B2B and B2C use cases
    • Customers running HubSpot who want to discover how to expand their capabilities
    • Prospects who are considering buying HubSpot and want to know what's possible
    • Marketing enthusiasts who want to discover some of the hottest new tech out there
  • Brian Halligan & Dharmesh Shah, Co-Founders @HubSpot

    Brian and Dharmesh have led the inbound movement as co-founders of HubSpot since the company was created in 2006.


  • Christopher O’Donnell, SVP Product @HubSpot

    Christopher leads all things product at HubSpot. With the "keys to the castle," he'll share the latest and greatest from the HubSpot product roadmap.

  • Andrew Lindsay, VP Business & Corporate Development @HubSpot

    As HubSpot Ventures' lead investor, Andrew Lindsay keeps a close eye on the fastest-growing companies in our ecosystem. What do they have in common, how do they go to market, and what can we learn from their success? In this talk, you'll hear the data and strategies behind HubSpot's 100 fastest-growing customers' success, and share strategies you'll be able to implement at your own company.

    Key Takeaways

    • Which go-to-market strategies have the highest impact on growth
    • What the most successful HubSpot customers have in common
    • The shared behaviors of high-growth companies

    Intended Audience

    • Startups
    • Entrepreneurs
    • CEOs
  • Jon Dick, VP Marketing @HubSpot

    The shift from funnel to flywheel has transformed the way modern companies do business. But what does that shift look like, and what tactics can you use to make your flywheel spin faster? In this talk, HubSpot VP of Marketing Jon Dick will share lessons from HubSpot’s own go-to-market transformation and provide a tactical primer on how to fight friction in your go-to-market and how to transform your selling motion to match the way your buyers want to do business.

    Key Takeaways

    • How to change your sales process to delight prospects
    • How to use conversational marketing to reduce friction in demand generation
    • How to use automation to align with modern buying behaviors

    Intended Audience

    • Sales, marketing, and operations leadership


  • Hugh Durkin, Director of Product Development @HubSpot

    It seems like every company is becoming a platform—platform companies see high retention and are more difficult to disrupt. But the proliferation of platforms has led to an explosion in opportunities for consumers, too. Platform companies create wealth and economic activity far beyond their four walls, and opportunities for entrepreneurs and independent developers to create new types of businesses.

    Key Takeaways

    • Why every platform functions like its own micro-economy
    • How platforms create different types of economic activity
    • How entrepreneurs and third-party developers can benefit from entering the platform space

    Intended Audience

    • Developers
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Startup founders

HubSpot Village: Roundtables & Office Hours

September 4th - September 5th | Westin Hotel

The HubSpot Village is a space that celebrates our community of customers and general attendees alike who want to learn more about how to Grow Better with HubSpot. It is located in the Westin Hotel, directly next door to the rest of INBOUND in the Boston Convention Center. This year we are excited to announce we will have an exclusive Partner Workspace in the village - a space where all partners (both Agency and Connect) can meet, work, and engage with HubSpot and each other. Within this workspace, we will be hosting Product Manager roundtables, as well as Developer Relations team office hours - exclusively for our Connect Partners!

Roundtables and office hours will each take place on both September 4th and September 5th. Product Manager roundtables will be held from 9:30AM - 11:30AM, and Developer Relations office hours will be held from 1:00PM - 2:30PM. No registration/RSVP required, simply show up during the designated time slots and we will seat folks on a first-come, first-served basis.

Founder's Day

September 5th | 10:45am - 3:15pm | Laugh Boston, Westin Hotel

  • This year at INBOUND, we're hosting a special, invite-only, Founders Day as part of the event. Brian and Dharmesh are excited to invite founders from across SaaS to join us in a private day of fireside chats for an intimate room of founders only in the audience and on stage as well as some Venture Capitalists. 

    Founders Day is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 5 from 10:45am - 3:15pm and will include various breaks in the agenda for peer-to-peer sharing.  

    REGISTER NOW: There is limited capacity for this private, intimate, invite-only event. Please let us know if you’d like to attend as soon as possible by reaching out to  - note that this event is for company founders only, please do not reach out to be registered unless you are a founder. We’ll then add you to the list. Once you are registered the INBOUND team will reach out with further details as the day gets closer.

    • Des Traynor. Co-Founder, Intercom.
    • Scott Dorsey. Co-Founder, Exact Target & High Alpha.
    • Monti Saroya. Principle, Vista Equity Partners. 
    • Moderated by Stacey Bishop. Partner, Scale Venture Partners.
    • Wade Foster. Co-Founder, Zapier.
    • Jason Cohen. Founder, WP Engine.
    • Moderated by Lorrie Norrington. Operating Partner, Lead Edge Capital.
    • Jon Miller. Co-Founder, Marketo & Engagio.  
    • Hande Çilingir. Co-Founder, Insider. 
    • Mark Organ. Founder, Influitive.
    • Moderated by Pat Grady. Partner, Sequoia Capital.
    • Avishai Abrahami. Founder, Wix.
    • Art Papas. Founder, Bullhorn.
    • Stephan Dietrich. Co-Founder, Neolane. 
    • Moderated by David Fialkow. Partner, Generalcatalyst.
    • Brian Halligan. Co-Founder, HubSpot
    • Jason Lemkin. Co-Founder EchoSign & NanoGram. Investor, SaaStr. 
    • Moderated by Lorrie Norrington. Operating Partner, Lead Edge Capital. 

    • Chris Savage. Co-Founder, Wistia. 
    • Dharmesh Shah. Co-Founder, HubSpot.
    • Rand Fishkin. Founder, Sparktoro.
    • Moderated by Sarah Hodges. Partner, Pillar Ventures.


Evening Event

September 5th | 6:00pm-8:00pm | Scorpion Bar Boston

Come join your fellow Connect Partners at a fun evening event at The Scorpion Bar - just a 12-minute walk from the Boston Convention Center where the rest of INBOUND takes place. From 6pm-8pm there will have food, drinks, and countless opportunities to mingle with folks ranging from some of our best Agency Partners to HubSpotters on the Marketing, Product, and Developer Relations teams. RSVP below - hope to see you there!