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AI GLOBAL TECH SUMMIT 2018

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$55 - $550

The next event is AI GLOBAL TECH SUMMIT 2018, May 11, 2018 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, at SOMO Village Event Center 1100 Valley House Drive Rohnert Park, CA 94928

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Join us for a mind-bending AI & Tech Summit on how our present and future world will be enlightened by AI – Artificial Intelligence. The well-regarded Jonathan Miranda, Director of Strategy at Salesforce, presents the final in a series of talks on the positive impact of tech in our business and personal lives. Add a program of over 21 Tech C-level and Founder panelists speaking about the risks/rewards of AI, how to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem, what funders/investors are interested in funding for a full program.

About This Event

Join us for a mind-bending AI & Tech Summit on how our present and future world will be enlightened by AI – Artificial Intelligence. The well-regarded Jonathan Miranda, Director of Strategy at Salesforce, presents the final in a series of talks on the positive impact of tech in our business and personal lives. Add a program of over 21 Tech C-level and Founder panelists speaking about the risks/rewards of AI, how to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem, what funders/investors are interested in funding for a full program.

A special segment on WomenInTech showcases the work of Tech Bay Area Advocates Women In Tech Group, where Bay Area Women in STEM and Tech can learn and network with over 2,500 Women In Tech around the world.

Tickets include food and appetizers at 3 pm then dinner at 6:30 pm, while speakers present.

Network with some of the 2018 Top Female Founders of the UK as well as tech experts, funders and diplomats from around the world.

Tech Bay Area Advocates (TBAA) is the North Bay to Silicon Valley Hub of Global Tech Advocates, a consortium of over 6,000 tech experts, leaders and investors in 50 countries. Dedicated to the mission of connecting, championing and supporting tech entrepreneurs and tech professionals in large companies, TBAA provides the network and overall community, including students ages 12 through 99, with up to date education in tech verticals, and initiatives.

For those interested in helping STEM students and students who want to design a startup or pursue a career in tech, please consider sponsoring a table for students and faculty of Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa City Schools and other public schools in Sonoma County. Individual tickets are $55 and tables of ten are $550.

Big Thanks to Salesforce, Affmeter, ebizteam, the Press Democrat, North Bay Business Journal, Profinda, Global Tech Advocates and Rotate2Black for your generous sponsorships and support.

See you on May 11th!

 

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PANELISTS

Jonathan Miranda
Director of Strategy & Technology at Salesforce
Gabe Turner
Executive Director, Draper Venture Network
Che Voigt
CEO, AltWork & President, North Bay Angels
Avi Tuschman
CEO, Pinpoint AI
Janet Coyle
Acting Director, UK Trade & Investment, MD, SVC2UK and former Director of London & Partners
Steve Goody
Founder/CEO of PocketRadar, Sonoma County
Chris Neumann
Early Stage Investor, Formerly 500 Startups
Professor Gurman Gill
SSU Science & Technology
Jan Beránek
CEO/Founder, U+
Kate Bunina
Managing Director, U+
Alicia Garabedian
Investor, Samsung NEXT
Clarence Wooten
CEO/Founder Steamrole and Rolecoin.io
Christina D'Ambrosio
Diversity & Inclusion Officer, HackerOne
Pip Jamieson
CEO/Founder, The Dots. 2018 Top UK Female Founder
Mahesh Ram
Founding CEO, Solvvy
Jessica Taylor
Founder, Managing Director, Preloaded
F. Kennedy McDaniel
Operations Head, Koniku
Steven McIntosh
Tech Bay Area Advocates Board Member
Lannie Medina
Founder & Board Chair, Tech Bay Area Advocates
Oli Barrett
Tech London Advocates
Andrew Whittaker
British Consul General of San Francisco

 


PROGRAM

 

Friday, May 11th, 2018

 


3:00-3:20

Registration

Snacks & Beverages


3:20-3:30  

Compère/ Moderator Chair Welcome

  • Jim VanOver, Paypal (t)

Thanks & Tech Bay Area Advocates Update

  • Lannie Medina, Founder/ Board Chair, Tech Bay Area Advocates
  • Janet Coyle, UK Acting Director Trade, and Head of Female Founders

3:35-4:10 

Funders Fire Panel

Angel and VC Investors discuss funding trends, how they are disrupting traditional funding models and culture, and what they need to see from pitches.

  • Che Voigt, President, North Bay Angels -Moderator
  • Gabe Turner, Executive Director, Draper Investment Network
  • Jan Beránek/Kate Bunina, CEO, Founder & Mging Dir, U+
  • Alicia Garabedian, SamsungNEXT
  • Michael Fluhr, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Ashmeet Sidana, CEO, EngineeringCapital.com

Funders Fire Q&A Jim VanOver, Paypal, Chairperson (t)


4:15-4:45 

Women and Diversity in Tech

2018 Top Female Founders of the UK plus regional entrepreneurs speak about their startups, journeys and plans to scale. D&I Experts discuss how diversity and inclusion efforts are changing the landscape of large and small tech companies.

  • Oscar Chavez, Asst. Director, Sonoma County Human Services- Moderator
  • Clarence Wooten, CEO/Founder Steamrole and Rolecoin.io
  • Christina D’Ambrosio, D&I Head, HackerOne
  • Pip Jamieson, CEO/Founder, The Dots
  • Neeraja Rasmussen, CEO/Founder Spyglaz
  • Professor Gurman Gill, Asst. Professor, Sonoma State University

Women/Diversity in Tech Q&A – Jim VanOver, Chairperson


4:50-5:10 

Holodeck Time

  • AR/VR Installation – Yoni Koenig, Cofounder, ExitReality VR

5:10-6:05 

AI and BLOCKCHAIN KEYNOTE

  • Jonathan Miranda, Salesforce Director of Strategy, Technology

6:10-6:45

Entrepreneurs Panel

Local and Global entrepreneurs discuss how they built their startups, secured funding, conquered challenges and scaled. Review How/Why Sonoma County and North Bay are attractive to tech entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

  • Steve McIntosh, CIO Consultant – Moderator
  • Jessica Taylor, Founder, Preloaded & 2018 Top Female Founder
  • Neeraja Rasmussen, CEO/Founder, Spyglaz
  • Clarence Wooten, CEO and Founder, Steamrole and Rolecoin
  • Marco Marinucci, Mind the Bridge, San Francisco
  • Steve Goody, CEO, PocketRadar
  • Mahesh Ram, CEO, Solvvy (t)
  • (Chris Neumann, Angel & former Venture Partner, 500 Startups)

6:45

Dinner

(Roasted Organic Chicken or Vegetarian/Vegan Option)

Note: Last panel will present during dinner


7:00-7:25

On the Edge

  • Kennedy McDaniel, COO, Koniku, Neurotechnology
  • Tiffany Devitt, CXO, CannaCraft and CEO, NearSpace, CannaTech
  • Avi Tuschman, CEO/Founder Pinpoint Predictive, Pinpoint Predictive brought to market the first privacy-safe and commercial applications of psychometric targeting and analytics.

7:25-7:30

Closing Comments

Lannie Medina, Founder, Tech Bay Area Advocates


 

 

 

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$55 - $550
Website:
http://bit.ly/2hNKv0m

Organizer

Tech Bay Area Advocates
Email:
lannie@techbayarea.org
Website:
http://www.techbayarea.org

Venue

SOMO Village Event Center
1100 Valley House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 United States
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