Marc Hedlund | @marcprecipice Co-founder and CEO of Skyliner Specialties: Corporate Setup and Funding; Early sales tactics; anything related to software engineering. Marc is co-founder and CEO of Skyliner. He has worked as VP Engineering at Stripe, SVP Product Development & Engineering at Etsy, co-founder/CEO at Wesabe, EIR at O’Reilly Media, and General Manager of Lucas Online (a Lucasfilm subsidiary).

Marc Hedlund | @marcprecipice

Co-founder and CEO of Skyliner

Specialties: Corporate Setup and Funding; Early sales tactics; anything related to software engineering.

Marc is co-founder and CEO of Skyliner. He has worked as VP Engineering at Stripe, SVP Product Development & Engineering at Etsy, co-founder/CEO at Wesabe, EIR at O’Reilly Media, and General Manager of Lucas Online (a Lucasfilm subsidiary).

Nima Elyassi-Rad | @nima3rad Investor at indie.vc Specialties: Bootstrapping and scaling sales; Fundraising; Hiring. Nima is an investor at O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund focused on partnering with bootstrapped businesses and helping founders build independent and profitable businesses. He has over a decade of business development and operations experience, having helped scale businesses from $0 to $10M and $1B to $2B in annual revenues.

Nima Elyassi-Rad | @nima3rad

Investor at indie.vc

Specialties: Bootstrapping and scaling sales; Fundraising; Hiring.

Nima is an investor at O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund focused on partnering with bootstrapped businesses and helping founders build independent and profitable businesses. He has over a decade of business development and operations experience, having helped scale businesses from $0 to $10M and $1B to $2B in annual revenues.

Irv Remedios | @irv CEO of Voxer Specialties: Product and product-market fit; Fundraising; Team Building. Irv Remedios is the CEO of Voxer a messaging app which makes voice communication easy.  Before joining Voxer, Irv served as the vice president of product at Mr. Number a communication service (acquired by WhitePages). Prior to that he was vice president of product at Mozes, Inc. (acquired by ePrize) where he led product strategy for its SaaS based mobile marketing platform.

Irv Remedios | @irv

CEO of Voxer

Specialties: Product and product-market fit; Fundraising; Team Building.

Irv Remedios is the CEO of Voxer a messaging app which makes voice communication easy.  Before joining Voxer, Irv served as the vice president of product at Mr. Number a communication service (acquired by WhitePages). Prior to that he was vice president of product at Mozes, Inc. (acquired by ePrize) where he led product strategy for its SaaS based mobile marketing platform.

 
Doug Speight | @dougspeight CEO of Cathedral Leasing Specialties: Intellectual property and technology licensing; Alternative energy tech; 3D Printing and composite materials. Doug Speight is founder and CEO of Cathedral Leasing, and 2016 Entrepreneurs in Residence for CODE2040. Speight has served as co-founder and/or founder for four tech startups, and led technology transfer and commercialization divisions for NC A&T State University, NASA and the Department of Energy.  He has served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the GIGTANK venture accelerator, the nation’s first 3D printing venture accelerator and holds several patents for 3D printing technology. 

Doug Speight | @dougspeight

CEO of Cathedral Leasing

Specialties: Intellectual property and technology licensing; Alternative energy tech; 3D Printing and composite materials.

Doug Speight is founder and CEO of Cathedral Leasing, and 2016 Entrepreneurs in Residence for CODE2040. Speight has served as co-founder and/or founder for four tech startups, and led technology transfer and commercialization divisions for NC A&T State University, NASA and the Department of Energy.  He has served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the GIGTANK venture accelerator, the nation’s first 3D printing venture accelerator and holds several patents for 3D printing technology. 

Michelle Jun Of Counsel to Centric Legal Specialties: FinTech; Financial services policy/regulatory issues; Data privacy. Michelle Jun is Of Counsel to Centric Legal and an active member of the California Bar Association. She focuses on designing custom privacy programs to help clients set up information privacy and data security processes and policies. For over a decade, as Senior Attorney at Consumers Union, she led the Payments Project, creating regulatory and marketplace consumer protection policies. She worked closely with federal and state policymakers, financial services executives, industry, advocates and individual consumers.

Michelle Jun

Of Counsel to Centric Legal

Specialties: FinTech; Financial services policy/regulatory issues; Data privacy.

Michelle Jun is Of Counsel to Centric Legal and an active member of the California Bar Association. She focuses on designing custom privacy programs to help clients set up information privacy and data security processes and policies. For over a decade, as Senior Attorney at Consumers Union, she led the Payments Project, creating regulatory and marketplace consumer protection policies. She worked closely with federal and state policymakers, financial services executives, industry, advocates and individual consumers.

Kari Kelly Partner at Centric Legal Specialties: Technology Transactions; Intellectual Property Strategy; Data Privacy. Kari Kelly, Co-Founder of Centric Legal Services, is a tech transactions attorney focused on information privacy and data security issues. Her work is focused on helping HealthTech, AdTech,  FinTech and software, and mobile app companies navigate the regulatory environment surrounding privacy, cyber security and protection of customer data. She designs custom privacy programs and helps clients implement sustainable policies to meet the demands of their customers, regulators, business partners and employees.

Kari Kelly

Partner at Centric Legal

Specialties: Technology Transactions; Intellectual Property Strategy; Data Privacy.

Kari Kelly, Co-Founder of Centric Legal Services, is a tech transactions attorney focused on information privacy and data security issues. Her work is focused on helping HealthTech, AdTech,  FinTech and software, and mobile app companies navigate the regulatory environment surrounding privacy, cyber security and protection of customer data. She designs custom privacy programs and helps clients implement sustainable policies to meet the demands of their customers, regulators, business partners and employees.

 
Aylin Oncel Legal at Stripe Specialties: Entrepreneurship; Law; Startups. Aylin is a lawyer and an entrepreneur. Before working on the Legal and Atlas teams at Stripe, she had her own wine delivery company.

Aylin Oncel

Legal at Stripe

Specialties: Entrepreneurship; Law; Startups.

Aylin is a lawyer and an entrepreneur. Before working on the Legal and Atlas teams at Stripe, she had her own wine delivery company.

Chloe Wood User Operations at Stripe Specialties: Setting up a business; Payments; Human-centered design. Chloe works on Stripe Atlas, which gives entrepreneurs access to the basic building blocks for starting a global internet business. Previously, she was at Jump Associates, a growth and innovation strategy consultancy. She's excited about helping founders build and launch their dream companies. 

Chloe Wood

User Operations at Stripe

Specialties: Setting up a business; Payments; Human-centered design.

Chloe works on Stripe Atlas, which gives entrepreneurs access to the basic building blocks for starting a global internet business. Previously, she was at Jump Associates, a growth and innovation strategy consultancy. She's excited about helping founders build and launch their dream companies. 

Taylor Francis Atlas at Stripe Specialties: Partnerships, Operations, International Business. Taylor works at Stripe, where he helps to lead the team building Stripe Atlas, an easy way for entrepreneurs everywhere to start an Internet company. He previously worked on Stripe's International team launching Stripe in Latin America. Before Stripe, he worked at Facebook, Square and Coursera.

Taylor Francis

Atlas at Stripe

Specialties: Partnerships, Operations, International Business.

Taylor works at Stripe, where he helps to lead the team building Stripe Atlas, an easy way for entrepreneurs everywhere to start an Internet company. He previously worked on Stripe's International team launching Stripe in Latin America. Before Stripe, he worked at Facebook, Square and Coursera.

 
Karen Mok | @kmok88 New Markets at Stripe Specialties: Market Growth; Operations; User Experience. Karen currently works on the New Markets Team at Stripe. Prior, she was a VC focused on early-stage tech entrepreneurs in the emerging markets and a social entrepreneur.

Karen Mok | @kmok88

New Markets at Stripe

Specialties: Market Growth; Operations; User Experience.

Karen currently works on the New Markets Team at Stripe. Prior, she was a VC focused on early-stage tech entrepreneurs in the emerging markets and a social entrepreneur.

Carolina Huaranca Mendoza | @carohuaranca Principal at Kapor Capital Specialties: Enterprise sales; Business strategy; Fundraising. Carolina is a Principal at Kapor Capital with a focus on education, future work, and marketplaces. Prior to becoming a VC she founded an edtech company, Spriggle, a marketplace for parents to identify educational products. 

Carolina Huaranca Mendoza | @carohuaranca

Principal at Kapor Capital

Specialties: Enterprise sales; Business strategy; Fundraising.

Carolina is a Principal at Kapor Capital with a focus on education, future work, and marketplaces. Prior to becoming a VC she founded an edtech company, Spriggle, a marketplace for parents to identify educational products. 

Sarah Adeel | @sarah_adeel Lead at Kiva | Founder of Lettuce Bee Kids Specialties: Entrepreneurship; Strategy; Brand. Sarah is Kiva San Jose and Peninsula lead. She a Fulbright scholar, a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and an Igniter from Stanford. Sarah is also an Acumen, iCats and Rajeev Circle fellow.

Sarah Adeel | @sarah_adeel

Lead at Kiva | Founder of Lettuce Bee Kids

Specialties: Entrepreneurship; Strategy; Brand.

Sarah is Kiva San Jose and Peninsula lead. She a Fulbright scholar, a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and an Igniter from Stanford. Sarah is also an Acumen, iCats and Rajeev Circle fellow.

 
Lili Gangas | @lilsg31 Chief Technology Community Officer at Kapor Center for Social Impact Specialties: B2B Strategy; Software and Product Management. Lili is the CTCO at the Kapor Center focused on building tech skills, increasing diverse entrepreneurship, mobilizing tech sector for good. She looks forward sharing entrepreneurship resources the Oakland Startup Network offers.  Previous to the Kapor Center, she was an Associate Principal on the Open Innovation team at Accenture focused on B2B startups & Fortune 500 cross sector collaborations. 

Lili Gangas | @lilsg31

Chief Technology Community Officer at Kapor Center for Social Impact

Specialties: B2B Strategy; Software and Product Management.

Lili is the CTCO at the Kapor Center focused on building tech skills, increasing diverse entrepreneurship, mobilizing tech sector for good. She looks forward sharing entrepreneurship resources the Oakland Startup Network offers.  Previous to the Kapor Center, she was an Associate Principal on the Open Innovation team at Accenture focused on B2B startups & Fortune 500 cross sector collaborations. 

LeShane Greenhill | @LSGreenhill CEO & Co-Founder of Sagents Specialties: Sales; Business Development; Developing your personal brand. LeShane is CEO and Co-Founder of Sagents, a cloud B2B sales and procurement platform, and President of Pishon Sales Outsourcing. LeShane is also the leading voice of SalesCocktail.com, the leading blog dedicated to sales development for minority and women owned enterprises. Prior to branching out he worked as a sales development advisor to small and medium businesses. LeShane currently serves as a Google and Code2040 Entrepreneur in Residence.

LeShane Greenhill | @LSGreenhill

CEO & Co-Founder of Sagents

Specialties: Sales; Business Development; Developing your personal brand.

LeShane is CEO and Co-Founder of Sagents, a cloud B2B sales and procurement platform, and President of Pishon Sales Outsourcing. LeShane is also the leading voice of SalesCocktail.com, the leading blog dedicated to sales development for minority and women owned enterprises. Prior to branching out he worked as a sales development advisor to small and medium businesses. LeShane currently serves as a Google and Code2040 Entrepreneur in Residence.