iOS Engineer, Wealthfront
Adam is a Junior iOS developer and new grad from Iowa State University, with interest in computation finance. He's currently contributing to the Wealthfront iPhone App. Previous work experience includes LinkedIn, Clearwater Analytics, and Principal Financial Group.
Senior Manager - IT, Amazon
Adam leads the development of technology and services to support internal meetings and events at Amazon. Before this Adam led internal IT support for North and Latin America. Prior to Amazon, Adam was a global service delivery manager and program manager for a two of Australia's largest engineering firms. Adam began his career in technical support and relocated to the bay area from Sydney four years ago.
Manager, Private Markets, Washington University in St. Louis
Adam is the manager of private markets for Washington University Investment Management Company. He is responsible for research, sourcing, due diligence, and manager selection and monitoring for private equity and venture capital investments for the WUIMC portfolio. Adam earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wisconsin Lutheran College and a master’s degree in applied economics from Marquette University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations.
Director of Product, Facebook
Adam leads the News Feed product team at Facebook. Before this role, Adam was the design director for Facebook’s mobile product group. Before Facebook he worked at TokBox as the company’s first and only designer in 2007 and 2008. Adam began his career by founding a design consultancy in 2003 with offices in New York and San Francisco.
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Adam is the CEO and co-founder of NS8 Inc, a cyber security company that protects online business from fraud and abuse and enables them to provide optimal user experiences for their customers. He has founded a number of SaaS companies. Adam began his online endeavors as a programmer for Vegas.com where he was quickly elevated to the CTO position. Upon a successful exit from Vegas.com he founded Load, an early SaaS provider. Load provided white labeled services for many large web properties in the late 90's and early 2000's. Adam is originally from Las Vegas.
Building web3. Adi believes decentralization and blockchains are transformational initiatives that redefine major markets. At Picolo, they are actively exploring opportunities that are ripe for disruption by web3 and decentralization. Feel free to shoot me an email.
Vice President of Communications
Adi Raval is currently the vice president of communications at Academia.edu, one of the world’s largest Edtech platforms. Prior to this role, Adi served as a consultant for Lime and was also the head of communications and public relations at TaskRabbit. Adi was also a journalist for 12 years with the BBC and ABC News, including in Iraq, the broader Middle East and Afghanistan. He was also in charge of the BBC’s White House coverage for several years. Adi also served as the communications director for President Obama’s “Power Africa” initiative. He also was stationed in southern Afghanistan as a diplomat for the State Department. Adi has a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University SAIS and an undergraduate degree from Middlebury College.
Senior Designer, Flipkart
Adit is a product designer based in Bangalore, India, working for Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce player. He leads the design on core experiences like Cart, Checkout and Payments on the app. Previously, he was a lead designer at Housing.com, an online real estate company. He loves doing side projects. He’s the creator and designer of Skim, a Flipboard for adventures in different cities, for instance.
VP, Engineering, Dropbox
Aditya is the vice president of engineering at Dropbox. He oversees the different engineering teams including new product development, infrastructure, platform and technical operations. Aditya came to Dropbox via the acquisition of Cove, a company he co-founded that was focused on improving group collaboration and communication. Prior to Cove, Aditya Agarwal was the Director of Product Engineering at Facebook where he oversaw the development of core products such as News Feed, Search, Photos, Profile and Applications. He holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
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Aditya is a technology entrepreneur with a deep interest in solving problems related to education. His other interests include artificial intelligence, physics, mathematics, and biology. Aditya studied physics at IIT Kanpur in India. Aditya has co-founded a few companies and also worked for a some Fortune 100 companies. For the past three years, he's been running TurnToTech, an education-focused venture in New York City.
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Co founder and CEO of Clip, Mexico's leading mobile payments company and one of LatAm's top startups Previously, Adolfo worked at PayPal in the Bay Area, where he was responsible for Customer Engagement for LatAm and developing new money transfer services (patented). Before focusing on product, Adolfo launched PayPal Mexico Prior to PayPal, Adolfo studied an MBA @ MIT. While at MIT, he specialized in Entrepreneurship and Economics of Information. Before studying his Master’s, Adolfo made a living by raising and launching The Carlyle's Group first Mexico buyout fund. Adolfo educational background is a mix of general management, economics, marketing, political science, and finance. Although, Adolfo should have been a designer.
Director of Communications, Drive.ai
Leading comms and policy for self driving cars at Drive.ai, previously built partnerships and marketing at Nextdoor. Trained urban designer, transportation nerd, and civic technologist. Elected council member and Vice Mayor in my hometown of Palo Alto.
Senior Associate, Strategy&
As a business graduate from Switzerland Adroamis currently working as a strategy consultant with a focus on financial services. Adrian has a strong interest in entrepreneurship and technological developments in general as well as FinTechs and the Crypto Space in particular.
CEO, Speak With Me, Inc.
Ajay designs compassionate AI systems which know who you are, how you feel, and can understand and express emotion in addition to finding things for you, doing things for you, and speaking back to you like a normal human being. Ajay is also very knowledgeable about the automotive and autonomous driving industry.
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creative intelligence, Shareability
A digital native with a passion for how emerging technologies are impacting the arts, tech, & media landscapes. Extensive experience working alongside global brands (inc: Pepsi, AT&T, Disney, Olympics, Hyatt) to leverage creative formats, usage and storytelling.