LFG New York Enterprise Operators Retreat

Bear Mountain

Decorative Rhomb


Decorative Rhomb


June 15, 2022

10am - 7pm

99 Service Rd,
Tomkins Cove, NY 10986

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After two long years, our community vibes are back and we’re thrilled to launch the very first NYC Enterprise Operators Retreat!

The NYC Enterprise Community is more on fire than ever 🔥 with 10x VC funding over the past 8 years thanks to the grittiest operators powering our ecosystem!

Our LFG: NYC Enterprise Operators Retreat is meant to be a fun, full-day IRL event for 75+ of NYC’s top enterprise operators to connect and learn with others who are also fighting the good enterprise fight.

We’ve got an incredible lineup of speakers who have scaled some of the country’s fastest growing enterprise companies, awesome attendees, and epic plans for a beautiful summer day in Bear Mountain, with outdoor unconference talks on bean bag chairs, boating, archery, lawn games, a brewery dinner, and meeting great people.

Come connect with new and old NYC friends and swap notes with the best of the best in NYC enterprise - there is no cost to attend thanks to our sponsors!


Our Speakers

Lane Bess

Former COO of Zscaler, Former President & CEO

Bob Tinker

Co-Founder and Former CEO

Ashley Miller

Senior Director of Engineering

Amy Holtzman

Chief Marketing Officer

Zachary Smith

Co-Founder and Former CEO of Packet, and Head of Edge Infrastructure

Marc Jabobs

Chief Revenue Officer

Kris Beevers

Founder & CEO

Scott Mullin

VP of Sales

Teresa Dietrich

Chief Product & Technology Officer

Brooke Burdge

SVP of Brand Marketing

The Agenda

08:00 AM

Bus Pick Up from Union Square

*See below for more transportation details

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Welcome from Work-Bench

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Getting to Escape Velocity: Lessons from PANW, ZS, and Space Fireside Chat with Lane Bess (Palo Alto Networks, Zscaler)

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

From $1M to $100M: How to Supercharge Your GTM Engine Keynote from Bob Tinker (MobileIron)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Unconference Breakout Sessions

  • Bottoms-Up/Top-Down/Self-Service/OSS: Deciphering GTM for Infra Companies with Kris Beevers (NS1) & Zachary Smith (Packet, Equinix)
  • Enterprise Marketing 202: Demystifying Enterprise Marketing (And Tactics That Work!) with Amy Holtzman (Spring Health) and Brooke Burdge (Attentive)
  • Secrets to High Touch Customer Success and Implementation with George Chedzhemov (BigID) and Nondas Virvidakis (ActionIQ)
  • Scaling Your Engineering Team from 10 to 100 with Jordan Lewis (Cockroach Labs) and Suchit Agarwal (Okta)

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Unconference Breakout Sessions

  • Engineering & Product: Behind the Scenes of Fast Growth, High-Speed EPD Teams with Ashley Miller (Datadog) and Stephen Lynch (AlphaSense)
  • Enterprise Sales: Scaling for 3x Hypergrowth with Marc Jacobs (Spring Health) & Scott Mullin (FireHydrant)
  • This Sh*t is Hard: Hiring, Leadership & Org Design with Andrew Myers (RippleMatch)
  • Finding Light in a Dark Forest: Early Product Market Fit with Bob Tinker (MobileIron)

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM


3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Activities (boating, archery, lawn games, & more!) & Networking

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks from Work-Bench with Special Treats

5:30 PM

Dinner at River Outpost Brewing Company

7:00 PM

Bus Back to NYC


Work-Bench Buses

Work-Bench Buses

Work-Bench is providing a complimentary coach bus service to/from NYC and Bear Mountain Inn. If you are spending the entire day with us, we've got your transportation covered!

8am: Buses pick attendees up between 16th & 17th Street on Union Square East Northbound and leave promptly at 8am. Don't be late!

5pm: After the conference, buses shuttle those needing to leave early to the Metro North Peekskill Train Station to catch a 5:32pm train. All others will be shuttled to dinner at River Outpost Brewing Company, then back to Union Square. We expect to arrive back in Union Square around 9pm.



If you prefer, you are welcome to drive directly to/from NYC and Bear Mountain Inn.