Mark Evans

Principal · ME Consulting

B2B Marketer, Brand Storytelling, Author

Startups Entrepreneurship Startup Marketing Marketing Strategy Development

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

Sunil Sharma

Managing Director and Chief Connector · Extreme Startups

He always loved Lego! A natural fit for your event is Extreme Startups Chief Connector extraordinaire and mentor to budding entrepreneurs

Venture Capital Private Equity Entrepreneurship Management Consulting for Startups

Bernard Lupien

General Partner · Rhapsody Venture Partners

Bernard Lupien is an expert in commercializing technologies from breakthrough science innovation.

Start Ups Commercialization Entrepeneurship Business Development Product Development

Aron Solomon

Founder · Aron Brand Ventures EU

Startup founder, advisor, investor, board member. Education and legal innovator. FASTCASE 50.

Motivating and Training Leaders Change Management Building & Leading Global Teams Team Building and Motivation Through Personal Challenge and Incentives Legal Technology

April Dunford

Independent Marketing Executive · Rocket Launch Marketing

Aim for the sky but shoot for the stars! Rocket Launch Marketing's experienced startup marketing executive helps expansion-stage startups

Corporate Communications Marketing Strategy Startup Marketing Brand Development & Marketing Product Marketing Strategies

Judith Cone, M.S.

Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, UNC-Chapel Hill · UNC-Chapel Hill

Putting important ideas to use for the public good

Entrepeneurship Innovation & Economic Development Management & Leadership Humanitarian Affairs Commercialization

Mark Coopersmith

Lecturer | Senior Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Growth Strategies Governance and Boards Corporate Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Innovation

Solomon Darwin

Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation | Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the “Father of the Smart Village Movement”

Open Innovation Smart Villages / Smart Cities Business Models Innovation Strategies for Emerging Economies Business Ecosystems

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Expertise Marketing Innovation Business Model Innovation Marketing Thought Leadership

Matt Golden

Founder and Managing Partner · Golden Venture Partners

Content that sparkles! Golden Venture Partners founder tells you how he turns nuggets to diamonds for early stage mobile-focused startups

Venture Capital & Private Equity Early Stage Mobile-Focused Startups Entrepreneurship Mobile Technologies Digital Technologies

Joyce Kim

Stellar cofounder · Stellar

“Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

Financial Inclusion Distributed Systems Nonprofit Leadership fintech Technology

Suresh Patel

Director · BATNA MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING

A global senior executive with a focus on the International markets

Market Analysis Business Plan Execution Sales Leadership Training Deal Structuring and Syndication Legal Term Sheet and Private Placement Agreements

Craig Hunter

Leader · Y Combinator + Stanford University

CEO at Bitmaker Labs, Advisor @ Venture for Canada & Teach for Canada

Startups Technology Industry Technology Careers Hacking Education Career Hacking

Randy Rayess

Cofounder · VenturePact

Cofounder at VenturePact, Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Entrepreneurship Valuation Remote Work Software Development Software Developer Hiring

Andy Yang

Chief Innovation Hunter · Extreme Startups

Wheel, printing press, light bulb, Gummi Bears: Bring leading edge ideas to the foreground with Extreme Startups Chief Innovation Hunter

Startups Venture Capital Mobile Technologies Entrepreneurship Business Model Validation

Barry Cohen

Managing Member · AdLab Media Communications, LLC

Author & Workshop presenter at trade shows & conferences nationwide

Effective Creative & Media Strategies Thought Leadership & Authorship Business Startups

Molly Turner

Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on urban technology

Urban Planning Tourism Policy Economic Development Startups Tech Policy

Kathy Steffan

CPA, CA, Partner · Welch LLP

Experienced in a broad range of private client engagements and solutions, from Assurance and compilation to Start-up enterprises.

Leadership Management Accounting Financial Planning

Alice Armitage

Associate Professor of Practice | Director, Startup Legal Garage · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: armitagea@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4827 / Office 112-200

Legal Innovation Corporate Law Intellectual Property Law Legal Issues Facing Early-Stage Startup Companies Regulation Theory