Leslie Hitchcock

Leslie currently works as the Director of Events at TechCrunch and Engadget.

Previously at TechCrunch, Leslie was Event Partnerships Manager, working on the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon and Conference as well as various Engadget events. Prior to that, she worked at Investors Title Insurance Company as a Marketing Manager, TechTarget as a Campaign Manager of National Accounts and Marketing Programs Manager.

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  • Last chance to get 2-4-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin

    Last chance to get 2-4-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin

    Okay, European startup fans. You’ve procrastinated long enough. Tomorrow, we’ll be releasing a batch of 50 pairs of tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2017, but in order to take advantage of this limited-time 2-4-1 opportunity, you’ll need to sign up today. Read More

  • 2-4-1 Disrupt Berlin tickets released this Thursday

    2-4-1 Disrupt Berlin tickets released this Thursday

    Alright European startup fans, we’ve got quite the deal for you — we’ll soon be releasing a batch of 50 Disrupt Berlin 2017 tickets at the deeply discounted rate of two for the price of one. Yes, you read that right. This event is best described as the hottest startup show in Europe — you’re definitely not going to want to miss it. Read More

  • TechCrunch Tel Aviv Pitch-Off: Here are your startups and judges!

    TechCrunch Tel Aviv Pitch-Off: Here are your startups and judges!

    On June 28 we’re hosting the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv — and it’s gonna be a blast! We have a great lineup of judges who are going to listen to the startup pitches and crown the winner of the Tel Aviv Pitch-Off. Tickets are still available, so grab yours today. Read More

  • Sign up for 2-4-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin by June 29

    Sign up for 2-4-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin by June 29

    So you missed the first round of deeply discounted tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2017? It’s cool; we’ve got you. On June 29, we’ll be releasing another batch of two-for-one Disrupt tickets, giving you not just one, but two whole tickets to the best startup show in Europe for the same price. Read More

  • Announcing the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup + Pitch-off agenda

    Announcing the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup + Pitch-off agenda

    It’s happening! TechCrunch is coming to Israel for the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv on the evening of Wednesday June 28. It’s going to be an awesome event. TechCrunch doesn’t come to Tel Aviv often enough, so we wanted to do something special for our meetup here. In addition to the usual networking party and pitch-off competition, we’ve lined up a few… Read More

  • User’s Guide to Disrupt London 2016

    User’s Guide to Disrupt London 2016

    Hard to believe that Disrupt London starts tomorrow! Check out this guide for helpful event info. Logistics We want you to have a successful experience at Disrupt. Check out these tips to have a great day.   Official Disrupt Mobile App:  Make sure to download the latest Disrupt app to connect and message with other attendees at Disrupt, check out exhibitors and peruse the agenda. Read More

  • User’s Guide to Disrupt NY 2016

    User’s Guide to Disrupt NY 2016

    Hard to believe that Disrupt NY is just around the corner! TechCrunch has partnered with an amazing array of sponsors who promise to make your experience at the conference better and better. Official Event App: Download the newest version of the official Disrupt app to connect and message with other attendees at Disrupt. (Note: you can only message attendees who have also downloaded the app. Read More

  • A User’s Guide to Disrupt London 2015

    Hard to believe that Disrupt London is just around the corner! TechCrunch has partnered with an amazing array of sponsors who promise to make your experience at the conference better and better.     Official Event App: Download the beta version of our Disrupt app to connect and message with other attendees at Disrupt. (Note: you can only message attendees who have also downloaded… Read More

  • User’s Guide To Disrupt SF 2015

    User’s Guide To Disrupt SF 2015

    Hard to believe that Disrupt SF is just around the corner! TechCrunch has partnered with an amazing array of sponsors who promise to make your experience at the conference better and better. Party with TechCrunch and Cheetah Mobile: Join us on Monday for the Official After Party at Mighty, sponsored by our friends at Cheetah Mobile. Party with TechCrunch and Intuit: Join us on Tuesday for… Read More

  • Get Your Disrupt SF Hackathon Tickets Now

    Get Your Disrupt SF Hackathon Tickets Now

    It’s time. Tickets to the Disrupt SF 2015 Hackathon are now available, and you can get in on the action by snagging a ticket here. The event takes place September 19 and 20 at the historic Pier 70 in San Francisco, and you’re going to want to be there. The Hackathon kicks off Saturday at 12:30 p.m. PT with networking and the forming of the Hackathon teams. On Sunday, after a… Read More

  • Disrupt London Startup Alley Registration Is Open

    Disrupt London Startup Alley Registration Is Open

    The floodgates are open. We are thrilled to announce that budding startups can now sign up to be part of Startup Alley at Disrupt London 2015. Disrupt London will take place December 7 – 8, and in addition to everything happening on the main stage, hundreds of early stage companies will be flooding the Alley to show off their software and hardware products to attendees. They’re… Read More

  • More Tickets Released For The Summer Party At August Capital

    More Tickets Released For The Summer Party At August Capital

    TechCrunch’s annual summer soirée has nearly arrived and we’ve released another batch of tickets! All are welcome to the July 31 event, but as you know, space on the best deck in Silicon Valley is limited. Tickets, which you can buy here, are $85 each and include drinks and food. About the 10th Annual Summer Party at August Capital July 31, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 2480… Read More

  • We Want You To Exhibit In Startup Alley At Disrupt SF

    We Want You To Exhibit In Startup Alley At Disrupt SF

    Disrupt SF is right around the corner, and spots in the Startup Alley are filling up fast. If you want to get in on the action, now is the time to get your act together and sign up. Startup Alley is one of the best parts of Disrupt. In the Alley, hundreds of companies proudly display and discuss their technology to enthusiasts eager to hear their story. For three days, software and… Read More

  • The User’s Guide To Disrupt NY 2015

    The User’s Guide To Disrupt NY 2015

    The TechCrunch Disrupt NY Conference is almost upon us and we’ve partnered with some amazing companies to make your experience this year better than ever. Read More

  • Announcing the Disrupt NY Hackathon Judges, API Workshops And Last Round Of Tickets

    Announcing the Disrupt NY Hackathon Judges, API Workshops And Last Round Of Tickets

    The Disrupt NY 2015 Hackathon kicks off Saturday at noon and we’re excited to announce the judges and API workshops for the event. Tarikh Korula is returning to reprise his role as the Hackathon MC, along with TechCrunch’s own Samantha O’Keefe. He’s the co-founder and CEO of Seen, a platform to reveal instant summaries from the real-time web. Before founding Seen… Read More

  • Disrupt NY Hackathon — All The Prizes Plus Hardware!

    Disrupt NY Hackathon — All The Prizes Plus Hardware!

    Believe it or not, we’re just a week away from the start of the TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon! As usual, TechCrunch will award a $5,000 to the winner of the Hackathon. And to whet your competitive appetites, we’ve partnered with some fantastic companies that have agreed to put up some great prizes for best use of their tools and technologies. Atlantic.net  Host your next… Read More

  • Why Exhibit In Disrupt NY Startup Alley?

    Why Exhibit In Disrupt NY Startup Alley?

    We’ve still got a few spots left for startups to display in Startup Alley alongside dozens of other budding startups at Disrupt New York 2015, so if you haven’t snagged your tickets for the show, now is the time to act. But why should you put your startup on display in Startup Alley? The Alley is the best way to connect you with the hundreds of startup enthusiasts, industry experts… Read More

  • Sign Up To Volunteer At Disrupt NY

    Sign Up To Volunteer At Disrupt NY

    Do you want to attend Disrupt NY 2015 without the the budget hit from buying a ticket? Then sign up to be a TechCrunch Work Exchange Volunteer to help put on the best startup show in tech. We’re now accepting applications for the program. Volunteers selected for the exchange are required to provide up to 16 hours of event assistance during the conference. You’ll be doing things… Read More

  • Today Is The Last Day To Save $1000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    Today Is The Last Day To Save $1000 On Disrupt NY Tickets

    We’ve been warning you all week. We’ve given you ample time to get out ahead of this. But today is the day. And by ‘the day’ I mean the last day to register for Disrupt NY with the early bird pricing, which saves you about $1000. But I shouldn’t have to convince you — our speakers list should do the trick. We’ll be joined by tech bigwigs like… Read More

  • Where Is The Disrupt NY 2014 Hackathon Winner Now?

    Where Is The Disrupt NY 2014 Hackathon Winner Now?

    With Disrupt NY 2015 only a month away, we thought it’d be fun to look back at the winner of the Disrupt NY 2014 Hackathon to see what they’ve been up to in the last year. As you may recall, the virtual reality app Vrban took home the grand prize. So, where is last year’s Hackathon winner now? Read More