Join 450 other entrepreneurs, large tech companies, venture capitalists, incubators/accelerators, educators, tech professionals and students from Silicon Valley and the Greater Sacramento Region at the apiNXT ACCELERATE TECH SUMMIT 2017.
- How to accelerate the growth of the Greater Sacramento Area tech ecosystem
- Latest Technology & Innovation Trends
- The role ethnic & gender diversity plays in increasing innovation & profitability
- The latest news on immigration and preparing for the impact it may have on technology & innovation
When: Sat, May 6, 2017, 1:00 PM – 4:00
Where: EPIC, 4330 Auburn Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95841
- Jianxiong Xiao (a.k.a., Professor X) who is the Founder and CEO of AutoX Inc., a high-tech startup working on A.I. software solution for self-driving vehicles. AutoX’s mission is to democratize autonomy and make autonomous driving universally accessible to everyone. Its innovative camera-first self-driving solution amounts to only a tiny fraction of the cost of traditional LiDar-based approaches.
- Anarghya Vardhana, Maveron, the nation’s top VC who concentrates on consumer startups only. Investments include Capella University, Cranium, ebay, Groupon, Pinkberry, Shutterfly, The Motley Fool, Trupanion, Zulily, etc
- Karen Lee, Leader of Innovation Partnerships, Humana and Investor with HealthTech Capital
- Lokesh Sikaria, Moneta Ventures (venture capital)
- Jack Crawford, Impact Venture Capital
- Niki Peterson, Sr Program Manager, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Henry Chang, CoFounder & CEO, apiNXT
- Oliver Chen, Startup and Innovation Enablement, Intel
- Danny Guillory, Head of Global Diversity at Autodesk
- Ruha Devanesan, Global Diversity & Inclusion Symantec
- Yumi Hoskana Clark, Vice President, New Product Development at Capital One
- Samaira: Samaira is a 3rd grader that invented a STEM coding board game CoderBunnyz at the age of 7, to teach coding to kids age 4-104. She has done over 40 workshops with her board game in Silicon Valley, teaching over 1400 kids, including over 50 at Google HQ. She also started an initiative “Girls U Code” to teach coding to underrepresented girls.
- Austin Heyworth, Public Affairs Manager, Uber
- Charlotte Danielsson, Founding Attorney, InfinitiLaw
- Prashanthi Rao Raman, Sr Public Policy Manager, Lyft
- Mark Ranneberger, FWD.us