Skuid founder and CEO Ken McElrath is slated to speak at tech conference 36/86u00a0in Nashville this summer. (Photo: Contributed)

Chattanooga entrepreneur and Skuid founder Ken McElrath will join high-profile speakers at entrepreneur and technology conference 36/86 in Nashville this summer. 

“We are excited that Ken McElrath from Skuid will be sharing his company’s phenomenal success on the main stage and that [Chattanooga’s] own Alison Lebovitz will be the emcee for the entire conference,” Launch Tennessee CEO Charlie Brock said via email. 

Brock is the former executive entrepreneur of Chattanooga’s The Company Lab. 

Now he heads Launch Tennessee, which hosts and organizes 36/86. 

Recent Chattanooga Gig Tank graduate Collider will be one of the companies vying for $50,000 in the conference’s pitch competition, called Village 36

Organizers also recently announced participation from Walmart Executive Vice President Jeremy King.

King, who is also Walmart’s chief technology officer, will speak at the conference, which will be June 4-7. 

He is joining FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith, AOL co-founder Steve Case, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Sen. Bill Frist in the lineup. 

The conference is named for the latitude and longitude coordinates of Nashville.

Click here for more information, including how to get tickets to the conference.