Day 1
02 May 2019

Berkeley Welcome @ Free House Pub with “CXOs who will Change the World of Data”

VENUE: FREE HOUSE (back courtyard) @ 2700 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. Parking: Telegraph-Channing Garage 2450 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 (8 min walk)
Day 2
03 May 2019

Early Bird with barista & light breakfast + registration

VENUE: Microsoft Reactor (tentative), 680 Folsom St #145, San Francisco. Parking @ 3rd and Harrison (5 min walk) Seating is LIMITED, please be sure to REGISTER (, cc: for the morning program and...
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Earlybird 1-1 meetups w CXOs & Industry, Investors

Industry & Investor attendees contact GVF for requests to meet with CXOs (

Session 1: Data Innovation Trends, Unlocking Value & Scaling the New Architecture

Rainer Sternfeld, VP Data Platforms, Intertrust (2014 Top 25 Data Tech alumn) Charis Kaskiris, Principal Data Scientist, Autodesk Raj Yarlaggada, VP Technology, eCommerce & Big Data, Kohl’s Moderator: IBM Ventures...
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10:05 - 10:25

Networking break & refreshments

Session 2: Testimonials from Top25 Data Tech (AI, Data Orchestration, Blockchain, Cloud, Robotics & Connected Industry

“2019 Top 25 Data Tech”. Startups and Scaleups changing the world of data through AI, Data orchestration, Data privacy, Security, Blockchain, Edge Computing, Robotics, IoT
12:10 - 12:45

Networking & lunch (1-1 meetings)

Session 4: Reverse Engineer Data Innovation

2018 Panelists: Rodrigo Prudencio, Lead Alexa Accelerator – Amazon Alexa Fund; David Putts – Chairman, Billon Group; Industry & Investor leaders. Moderator: Marco Marinucci – CEO, Mind The Bridge with...
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Session 5: Industry, Investors & Founders in Small Groups

Small specialized groups facilitated by industry, experts and veterans — 2 CEOs, 2 industry leaders, 2 investors & 2 influencers. Groups discuss a topic related to challenges and successes in growing solutions in AI,...
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The Exit – Head to Calistoga (for dinner & optional Retreat)

Official close. AI and Industry 4.0 Drive to Calistoga, VIP dinner social evening. Blockchain founders & CXOs go to Berkeley for one of top Bay Area blockchain gatherings of the...
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Day 3
04 May 2019

Venturing Backwards — from IPO/Exit to Market Leadership to Product Market Fit

Format: Informal panel, with lots of interaction within small groups for story sharing between entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders. Look at entrepreneurship and market acceleration in reverse. Share insights into...
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Calistoga Decompression: Human, Wine Tour and AI/Blockchain Chat

“We are the Technology we Seek” Developmental Culture change and Human potential. We believe culture and people are the secret to successful technology companies, happy career and quality of life...
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