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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr Jonathan Gander

Head of the Department of Creative and Cultural Industries · Kingston University

His research addresses the commercial aspects of self-employed professionals and creative arts companies.

Branding Fashion Industry Freelances Business of Creatives Creative Industries

Randy Rayess

Cofounder · VenturePact

Cofounder at VenturePact, Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Entrepreneurship Valuation Remote Work Software Development Software Developer Hiring

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

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

Paul Slaby

President · Yariba Tech

Conquistador CEO - Tales of boldness, courage and adventure

Leadership Entreprenership Startups

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