Maria Pienaar

Maria Pienaar US Investor Readiness, Go-To-Market Strategy, Corporate Innovation, Fintech, Telecomm Maria Pienaar is senior executive with demonstrated expertise driving breakthrough revenue growth, profitability, and market share for ambitious technology product/service organizations. Key product niches worked in to date include Cybersecurity, Mobile/Telecommunications, IoT, Enterprise Software, Cloud/SaaS, and Social Media. Skilled at helping startups and growth […]

Sandra Miller

Sandra Miller Business Development, Investor, Leadership, US Market Entry Sandra Miller is CEO of Runway, a premiere innovation hub at the epicenter of San Francisco’s tech ecosystem. Runway was founded in 2013 to provide the connections, services, and community high quality tech startups and innovation ecosystem players need to succeed. In addition to fostering a […]

Christian Litsch

Christian Litsch Market Intelligence, Corporate Innovation Christian Litsch has a proven track record of driving results across a range of situations from startup ventures to multi-billion dollar operations including Tesla, Daimler Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Adyen, LVMH / Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal, Otto Group (Crate & Barrel), and various startups within the Technology, Mobility, Automotive, FinTech, […]

Hayley Leibson

Hayley Leibson Startup founder, Angel Investor, Consumer Tech and Marketplaces Hayley is a serial venture-backed startup founder, product manager, and writer with expertise in consumer tech and marketplaces. Hayley was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 2020 for Consumer Technology and one of “15 Entrepreneurs Under 30 to Watch Out For” by Entrepreneur. Hayley is […]

Paul Kallmes

Paul Kallmes IP, US Market Entry Paul Kallmes is an independent technology professional with a focus on foreign start-ups coming to the US, with a specialty in the strategic management of intellectual property. My nearly 20 years of IP and technology licensing and management have given me a broad base in the nuance and complexities […]

Joyce Haven

Joyce Haven Startup Ecosystem I am inspired by technology, science, innovation, and the mindset that accomplishes technical wonders. Although I am not a scientist or technologist by training I speak fluent geek and can act as interpreter between the world of business and the worlds of science and technology. I connect diverse and disparate people, […]

Jeremy Glassenberg

Jeremy Glassenberg Product Management & Platform Leader, APIs, Fintech, Security, AI Experienced Product leader of over 13 years with a proven track record of building APIs and growing developer ecosystems at successful startups such as Box and Tradeshift. I’ve managed and expanded communities of tens of thousands of developers, executed high-profile integrations promoted by Salesforce […]

Barry Brown

Barry Brown Leadership for Startup CEOs Barry Brown has engaged in the field of individual and team transformation for the past 30 years. He works with entrepreneurs, start ups, and leaders in transition who desire to bring impact into new levels of performance. As former counselor/presenter to the GSP/Ventures of SU, Co-Founder of “be/do labs”, […]

Steve Adelman

Steve Adelman Business Development, US Market Entry, Corporate Venturing & Strategy Steve Adelman is the founder and Managing Director of Nexus Partners, a Silicon Valley consultancy that works with early-stage companies on accelerating revenue and value growth and with Global 500 companies on innovation. Steve is passionate about working with clients to define their long-term […]

Zack Jenkins

Zack Jenkins Brand Growth & Marketing Energetic & dynamic, full-stack marketing team leader with ten years of experience building effective, branded content initiatives as a high-level strategist and hands-on collaborator. I use my enthusiasm for telling a great story and a strategic, engagement-focused mindset to deliver large-scale projects that reinforce brand ideals and generate successful […]