NYC Enterprise Operators Retreat: Journey from Zero to One
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Wednesday, June 5th, 2024

from 9:30am to 6:30pm

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Bear Mountain Inn

99 Service Rd, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986

*This event is free to attend

After receiving such amazing feedback from our inaugural LFG: NYC Enterprise Operators Retreat in 2022, we're thrilled to be back this year with an incredible lineup!

Join us for a packed day with 125+ of NYC’s top enterprise operators across Sales, Marketing, Product, Developers/Engineering, and more.

Our lineup of speakers who have been through the trenches will dive into the art and science of growing your company from zero to that first product, pivotal customer, $1 million in ARR, and more. They’ll reveal the tactics, challenges, and mindset required to overcome these initial hurdles.

Morning Keynotes
Morning Keynotes

Be inspired by the real-life success stories, decisions, and biggest lessons learned from and BetterCloud founders on how they transform their company vision into scale and reality.

Afternoon Bean Bag Sessions
Afternoon Bean
Bag Sessions

Explore a number of tactical, unconference talks on the real talk tactics that work.


Enjoy a beautiful day in Bear Mountain State Park with fun lawn games, drinks at a brewery, but most importantly, the opportunity to meet the best enterprise and SaaS operators in NYC!


The Speakers

David Politis


Douglas Hanna

Former COO

Nitzan Shapira

Co-Founder & CEO

Nan Yu

Head of Product

Peggy Rayzis

Senior Director of Developer Experience

Bear Douglas

Director of Developer Relations

Eliot Knudsen

Director, Field Engineering

Jane Kelly

Previous Head of Growth

Rachel Dines

Head of Product & Solutions Marketing

Varun Anand

Head of Ops

Robert Williams

Director of Commercial Sales

Taylor Linton

Enterprise Sales & Partnership

Jake Moshenko

CEO & Co-Founder

Danny Sigurdson

CEO & Founder

The Agenda

8:00 AM

Bus Pick Up from Union Square

*See below for more transportation details

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Welcome from Work-Bench

11:30 PM - 12:30 PM

Keynote from David Politis, Co-Founder of Bettercloud

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Unconference Breakout Sessions

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM


2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Unconference Breakout Sessions

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Activities & Networking

5:00 PM

Happy Hour & Dinner at a Local Brewery

6:30 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!

After the conference, buses shuttle those needing to leave early to the Metro North Peekskill Train Station to catch a 5:08pm 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 8:30pm.



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

About Work-Bench

This event is hosted by Work-Bench, an enterprise venture capital firm based in NYC.

We lead Seed rounds in enterprise software startups throughout the country. We are laser focused on supporting early-stage startups on all things go-to-market and have built a dynamic enterprise tech community in NYC and beyond.

For any questions, please contact