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Robert Barkovich

Robert Barkovich is product leader with experience in proteomics, genomics (expression and genotyping), agricultural biotech and digital health.  Robert has successfully released over 30 products in his career in the biotech and pharma vendor space and software (SaaS, mobile and desktop). Robert’s areas of specialty include product management, product marketing, product strategy, customer development, market research, …

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Elizabeth Iorns

Elizabeth Jane Iorns is an Australian scientist, entrepreneur and researcher, and the founder and CEO of Science Exchange, a Silicon Valley startup which operates a platform to allow scientists to outsource their research to scientific institutions such as university facilities or commercial contract research organizations. Science Exchange has received considerable media attention since it first launched in August 2011, particularly following its participation …

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John Storella

John Storella brings over 25 years of experience to biotechnology intellectual property.  He loves working with early stage biotechnology companies to build strong IP portfolios, secure freedom to operate and navigate IP due diligence, which are critical for gaining investor confidence and establishing a position in the market. John has worked in both law firms …

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Arvind Gupta

Formerly Design Director of Product Development and Strategy at IDEO and co-founder of fitness startup Starters, Arvind brings over a decade of experience in helping startups and Fortune 50 companies launch new tech products. He plays a pivotal role in providing purpose-driven design expertise for startups globally. In addition to driving the Leap accelerator program, …

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Kyle Taylor

Kyle was born and raised in the great state of Kansas, where his love of plants evolved out of an interest in the agriculture all around him. This lead him to major in Agriculture Biochemistry and minor in Agronomy at Iowa State University and then pursue a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology at Stanford …

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Antony Evans

Antony has a MBA with Distinction from INSEAD, an MA in Maths from the University of Cambridge and is a graduate of Singularity University’s GSP program. He is both a Louis Frank and Oppidan scholar and worked for six years as a management consultant and project manager at Oliver Wyman and Bain & Company. Prior …

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Cyril Ebersweiler

Cyril is a venture partner at SOSventures and the founder of AXLR8R. He built and run the first mentorship-driven seed funding program in China, Chinaccelerator, home of the Techcrunch Disrupt winner Orderwithme. He also founded HAXLR8R, an accelerator for hardware-related startups based in Shenzhen and the Bay (if you are reading this here, yeah it’s me …

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Kristrun Hjartar

Kristrun Hjartar is a situational designer and entrepreneur. Kristrun brings to market simple, useful things that make people smile. Shortly after graduating from SFSU in Industrial Design Kristun founded Vakna Design, a design consultancy and lifestyle product brand with several products such as the Sawhorse Chair and Bookmark exhibited internationally, went to market in Iceland …

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Erik Moga

Erik Moga is Global Insights Lead at Square, where he does primary research around the world with buyers and sellers and answers strategic questions of the organization. Before Square, Erik worked as a senior consultant and project leader at IDEO, based in Palo Alto. He has an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, …

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Cory Kidd

Cory holds a Ph.D. in human-robot interaction from the MIT Media Lab and is a leading practitioner in the field. His extensive experience in human-robot interaction and developing novel technology for healthcare applications for the last 10 years is a key to Intuitive Automata’s success.

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