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Sudhir Kadam

Sudhir Kadam
Sudhir Kadam is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, and start-up advisor with five successful exits in Telecom CRM, Location-based Apps, Video Streaming, Fraud Analytics, and IIoT for Transportation. He works with early and growth stage tech companies in US, Europe and Asia to help them scale and grow into thriving businesses with game-changing solutions. His focus areas are: growth acc...
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Michael Fragale

Michael Fragale
Michael is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur with Fortune 100 experience and the founder of several small businesses.  Michael has held several key roles in primary business areas including sales, partner alliance, business development, marketing, and client services. Michael’s experience spans more than 28 years in a variety of industries, including cloud technology, healthcare, retail,...
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John T. Kenney

John T. Kenney
Mr. Kenney has extensive experience with Department of Defense and Federal Government Program Management, Test & Evaluation and Business Development projects. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a test engineer for air combat training systems, military simulation systems and Program Element Monitor at HQ. USAF for Command, Control, Communications Advanced Systems and advanced radar research and...
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Michael Newman

Michael Newman
Michael Newman is an internationally recognized senior sales executive with Optical Cable Corporation (OCC, NASDAQ: OCC) with more than 25 years experience in sales management, distribution, strategic planning and marketing. Newman is a key member of the management team that has led OCC to many significant recognitions, including the Inaugural Compass Award for Excellence in International Trade...
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Azmat Malik

Azmat Malik
Azmat Malik has been a senior executive in technology, marketing, and operations, at major US, European and Japanese semiconductor companies. He provides strategy, marketing and operations consulting to early and mid-stage companies on concept and product-market fit, revenue ramp, and profitable growth across the chasm. Azmat’s advisees in US, EMEA, and Asia are coaxed to thoroughly validate th...
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Elise Ravenscroft

Elise Ravenscroft
Ms. Ravenscroft brings to her role more than 20 years of event management and production expertise. She has produced numerous galas, dinners, groundbreakings, memorial dedications, congressional receptions, large scale entertainment productions, conferences, concerts, political rallies, and marathon walks. She has produced and directed events at The White House; The U.S. Supreme Court and The U.S....
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Bevis Cheng

Bevis Cheng
Bevis is a Melbourne-native living in San Francisco where he discovered the world of angel investing and actively connects the Australian startup community to Silicon Valley. A former banker having worked in Australia’s largest banks across the commercial and corporate sector in various roles including lending and product sales. He’s also a founding partner of growing property development firm, ...
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Nikki Lindgren

Nikki Lindgren
With over 15 years of eCom and lifestyle industry experience in digital marketing, Nikki Lindgren has transitioned from managing in-house marketing teams to running the boutique digital marketing firm, Pennock. Nikki oversees all aspects of digital marketing including branding, positioning, and analytics as well as strategy and implementation of paid, owned, and earned media. To-date, she's help...
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Catherine Lee

Catherine Lee
Catherine brings over 25 years of investment, business and real estate experience as an entrepreneur, investor, strategy consultant, and real estate broker. Catherine is an energetic and dedicated professional with a strong commitment to exceptional client service.  Her entrepreneurial spirit and deep ties to the community have helped her build one of the top real estate brokerages in Silicon V...
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Sylvia Weiler

Sylvia Weiler
With over 20 years of travel industry experience and a digital media veteran, Sylvia Weiler serves as Vice President, Audience Strategy & Business Development at Sojern. In her role, Sylvia oversees global data strategy and partnerships with 60 of the leading travel brands including American Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Choice Hotels, Best Western, etc. Sojern is based in San Fran...
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