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A panel of esteemed thought leaders will discuss the impact of emerging technologies in the sectors of Digital Health and Citizen Tech.
Iris Sherman MBA - Visionary leader with 15+ years of experience directing startups and innovative solutions within multi-billion-dollar life science and digital health market spaces. A key player in 6 successful life science, health and technology ventures increasing revenue from seed to over $150 M with high valued returns to investors, Iris holds a BS in Health Science with advanced studies in Immunology along with MBA from Northeastern University.
Shaun Daniels- A veteran political operative with over 10 years of experience working on political and issue advocacy campaigns. Shaun has managed 16 campaigns, ranging from local municipal elections to statewide campaigns for Senate and Governor, across seven states. As a strategic advisor and consultant he has helped dozens more campaigns across the country. Shaun has worked almost exclusively on challenger campaigns and has experience in every aspect of electoral politics from managing budgets and media plans to press relations and fundraising.
Dr. Luke Reding
Dr. Luke Reding - A data scientist at Cerebri AI, Luke graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a PhD in integrative biology. As a graduate student, he brought the era of big data to his lab and the quantitative study of animal behavior. As a data scientist for Cerebri AI, he uses models and AI to better understand human behavior to allow companies to drive KPIs. He has also been active in the startup scene in Austin, where he led teams of graduate students on market research projects for startups through the Texas Venture Labs program.
Habeeb Syed J.D. - A Corporate and Securities Partner at B.J. Kang Law, PC. Mr. Syed also: heads the ICO and STO Working Group of the Government Blockchain Association; speaks at and organizes blockchain conferences around the world; is active with startup and blockchain organizations in Washington D.C. and California, bringing together regulators and the private sector to foster understanding and innovation; and serves on the executive committee of OPEN Washington D.C., an organization focused on fostering entrepreneurship.
Following the panel, a group of our Vive DC accelerator alumni startups will present their ventures to the panel, and receive feedback on how AI & Blockchain could be applied to enhance their value propositions.
TrustWire - Secure file exchange and distributed wallet
HerDomain - Social Impact for women and technology
LifeTagger - Social and Citizen Tech
Junebrain - Medical Device in Neuro-tech.
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