Tucson Festival of Books

Mike Evans



Anna Cillan

Mike Evans founded GrubHub in his spare bedroom and grew it into the multi-billion-dollar online food delivery colossus that is a household name. Since leaving GrubHub, he founded Fixer.com, an on-demand handyperson service focused on social impact. He lives in Chicago with his wife, daughter, dog and bike. "Hangry: A Startup Journey" is his first book. 

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Scheduled events:
The Future of Tech
In this session, a start-up genius and a quantum researcher will discuss how far things have come and where they might go in this tumultuous time of technological advancements.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 195)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Science City (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mike Evans, Nicole Yunger Halpern
Moderator: Robert Griffin
The Evolution of Free Enterprise
American entrepreneurs and innovators are reshaping how we interact with each other and the way we do business. In this session, our authors will trace the historical rise of the free marketplace and how it works today ... for better and sometimes worse.

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Erik Conway, Mike Evans
Moderator: Tony Paniagua
Games Big Biz, Innovators Play
How did big business get so powerful? What's it like inside that world? The creator of GrubHub, a veteran of Wall Street and a historian who's traced "the myth of the free marketplace" answer these questions and many more.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Erik Conway, Mike Evans, Jamie Fiore Higgins
Moderator: Ford Burkhart

Book:
Hangry
A Startup Journey
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Grand Central Publishing
January 2022
ISBN 9780306925535
272 pages