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.
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.
Global Director of Community Outreach, Freshworks
Alan is a technology veteran just trying to make sense of things. He has extensive technology and startup experience, as an entrepreneur and most recently as an employee at Freshworks. Alan's current focus is on customer engagement, employee engagement, and collaboration. There are very few people older than I am who started programming as young as Alan did.
World Economic Forum
Alan is a business engagement specialist at the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution based in Beijing, China. It is a newly established tech-focused hub that aims at co-designing innovative policies and governance for emerging technologies. Prior to the Forum, Alan was a management consultant at Gao Feng Advisory Company, a premium China-rooted strategy consulting boutique. He is passionate about bridging the intellectual gap between Chinese and Western tech scene. He frequently travels around Asia in particular Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
GM, Tandem Studio, Tandem Capital
Alan is currently leading Tandem Capital's Go-To-Market Studio helping companies craft business strategies, build brands, acquire customers and extend distribution channels. Prior to joining Tandem, Alan was leading the business and revenue teams at Omniata consisting of sales, customer success, marketing and finance. Omniata was acquired by King (Activision) in January of 2017. Prior to joining Omniata Alan served on the management team at SugarSync leading growth, corporate development and business development. SugarSync was acquired by J2 Global Communications in March of 2015. Before that he spent time hanging out in the corporate lands of Intuit and Google.
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Technology Communications Manager, Ford Motor Company
Alan is Ford Motor Company’s communications manager for Ford technology, research and innovation. He is responsible for leading launch and communications strategies for Ford technology products and Ford smart mobility research programs, including management of media relations for the vice president of Ford research and advanced engineering, and the director of connected vehicle and services.