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Innovation Panel with Awesm Ventures, Manos, PayPal & Slack

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Innovation Panel with awesm ventures, Manos via Google Launchpad, PayPal & Slack with Special Focus on Growth Marketing and Growth Hacking

Come join fellow Augmented Reality and Computer Vision/Machine Learning folks for our fun-packed event! We're taking a breather from AR this month and exploring the broader themes of entrepreneurship, innovation, and investing with a special focus on digital marketing, growth marketing, and growth hacking.

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6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm - 7:10pm: Opening Remarks  
7:10pm - 8:00pm: Innovation Fireside Chat and Panel

  • Tommaso Di Bartolo - Founding Partner, awesm ventures. Lead Instructor, UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Mentor, Google Launchpad. Mentor, Alchemist Accelerator. Mentor, Draper University - Entrepreneurship Programs. 

    Tommaso is a serial-entrepreneur w/2 exits and Founding Partner at Awesm Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based early-stage investment firm. He is a UC Berkeley Faculty and book author on "How To Growth Hack your Startup". Tommaso speaks six languages and is a frequent keynote speaker. 

  • Juan Campos - VP of Technology and Partner, Manos Accelerator via Google Launchpad; Former Head of Growth, Admix ($2m VC funded startup)

    Juan Felipe Campos serves as Partner and VP of Technology at Manos Accelerator via Google Launchpad in San Francisco. He graduated his company NomadApp from the largest accelerator in the world, Plug and Play Tech Center, and the Go Silicon Valley program. 

    Juan helps run the digital marketing community in Silicon Valley with over 20,000 members. He teaches Growth Hacking at UC Berkeley Extension and serves on Argentina’s Examining Board of Tech Accelerators (+$34MM USD fund). 

    Venture-backed clients include Admix and Fiverr (IPO NYSE: FVRR). His companies have been featured in major publications including Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine, and Forbes. 

  • Rinoti Amin - Director of Digital Marketing, PayPal; Former Director of Growth Marketing & Strategy, PayPal

    Rinoti Amin is a senior marketing professional with a deep passion for growing marketing functions to drive new to file acquisition and lifecycle engagement for Consumer and SMB Merchants across the international region portfolio of 150+ countries. Her experience includes spearheading PayPal’s Digital Marketing & Strategy function for the Latin America region where she has implemented growth-hacking techniques for acquisition and engagement. As a growth marketer with a talent for creating experiences that focus on delighting the customer, she enjoys partnering with product, analytics & engineering to bring an agile, hypothesis driven testing mindset to the Marketing function.

  • Holly Chen - Head of Digital Marketing, Senior Group Manager, Growth Marketing, Slack 

    Holly drives growth via digital marketing globally at Slack. Previously she led Growth at Google Store, taking Google’s ecommence flagship for hardware devices from stealth mode to global launch in 24 countries. She also advised on go-to-market and innovation strategies for Fortune 500 companies at Deloitte Consulting and A.T. Kearney.

  • Sheng Huang, Moderator - Head of Business Operations & Partnerships, Sturfee

    Sheng Huang is the Head of Business Operations at Sturfee, a computer vision company that creates the world’s first city-scale visual positioning service (VPS). 

    Prior to Sturfee, he was an early member of Niantic Labs, helping them scale user operations to support millions on Ingress. Before Niantic, Sheng was part of the strategy team in Google’s internal incubator for local products such as Wallet, Offers, and indoor maps. Sheng did his MBA at the London Business School and undergraduate business and legal degrees from UC Berkeley.

8:00pm - 9:00pm: Networking


Venue: UC Berkeley Extension - SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS
160 Spear St., Floor 5 (Room 505-506), San Francisco, CA 94105


Notice of Photo/Video Consent: Video footage (including 360 Video) and/or photos may be taken during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. Please be advised, by participating in this event, you agree to allow AR + CV and its partners to use the images in print, digital or web-based formats for promotional and archival purposes.




Type: Event

Vendor: Epic Events