Sunil Bhargava
Founder & Managing Partner
Tandem Capital

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

Sunil is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tandem Capital a collection of hands-on entrepreneurs who have built multiple successful businesses. Tandem was founded in 2007 and after two successful funds is now investing from Tandem 3 which is a 100M global seed fund. Tandem works with founders who have proven product building capabilities and helps them find their product …

Ann Miura-Ko
Co-Founder
Floodgate

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

Ann Miura-Ko is a co-founding partner at FLOODGATE where her investment interests include the innovations in e-commerce, security, and big data. Her board seats include Modcloth, Refinery29, Chloe and Isabel, Wanelo, Ayasdi, Xamarin, Rise, and Inscopix. She was previously a board member and lead seed investor of TaskRabbit and Lyft. In addition to serving at FLOODGATE, Ann is a lecturer …

Andy Tsao
Managing Director, SVB Global Gateway & SVB Global Private Equity Services
Silicon Valley Bank

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

Andy Tsao is a Managing Director with SVB Global Private Equity Services, working with SVB’s international private equity and venture capital clients. In addition, Tsao leads SVB’s Global Gateway, which assists innovation companies with their international market expansion. He brings more than 20 years of experience banking dynamic companies in technology industries worldwide. In his roles, Tsao manages SVB’s relationships …

Joseph Okpaku
Director of Public Affairs
Lyft

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

Joseph is the Director of Public Affairs at Lyft. Since joining Lyft in 2013, Joseph has worked on countless legislative and regulatory matters at the Federal, state and municipal levels, including overseeing over 120 state bills relating to ridesharing that have been introduced in 2015. Joseph has drafted legislative language and negotiated regulatory principles for ridesharing, and has testified on …

Travis LeBlanc
Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement
Federal Communications Commission

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

Travis LeBlanc is Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement at the Federal Communications Commission where he leads the Commission’s largest organizational unit, including its 24 field offices around the country. Prior to joining the FCC, LeBlanc served as Special Assistant Attorney General of California and a senior advisor to Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. In this capacity, he oversaw the …

John Cabeca
Director, The Silicon Valley
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

As the Director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), John Cabeca carries out the strategic direction of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, and is responsible for establishing and leading the Silicon Valley satellite office. Focusing on the region and actively engaging with the community, Mr. Cabeca ensures …

Shelly Kapoor-Collins
CEO & Founder
Tech Hill Advisors

Vanessa Zucker Panelist

Shelly is Founder and CEO of Enscient, specializing in innovative workforce management programs for Government and the Private Sector. Enscient is a boutique advisory firm which develops workforce management programs to recruit, attract, and integrate top notch, hard to find Tech Talent critical to solving Technology challenges in Government. Shelly has extensive experience in aligning public sector officials with relevant …

Zack Urlocker
Software Executive, Board Member, Investor
Duo Security

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Zack Urlocker is an executive, investor, advisor and board member with over twenty-five years of experience in the software industry. He has helped scale revenues in startups from under $6 million to over $100 million and has had multiple billion dollar exits at Zendesk, MySQL and Active Software. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Duo Security. He is …