Pemo Theodore: Executive Producer FinTech Silicon Valley
Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher & Event Producer and a great people connector.. She is Founder/CEO Silicon Valley TV which has served the San Francisco Bay Area for 11 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 9 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. In 2010 Pemo published an ebook (the findings of 1 year research with VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” available for free download on Scribd. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 5 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo’s events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of podcasts & videos of panels & interviews in Silicon Valley. startup ecosystem.
Pemo is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 16 years. She has been in small business for 47 years in Silicon Valley, Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. In 2010 She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington PostFollow @pemo
Pavan Katepalli, Adjunct Instructor UC Berkeley He resides in San Francisco where he teaches data analytics and web development at UC Berkeley, creates decentralized applications and plays in the San Francisco Football League. Pavan entered into the cryptocurrency space in 2013 and has worked and programmed with renowned core bitcoin developer, Jimmy Song. In 2014, Pavan co-founded and was CTO of INRTracker.com and raised $100k in seed funding from Rodger Ford, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Co-Founder of Reliantheart Inc, a biotech company in Houston, Texas leveraging NASA technology to replace the left ventricle of the heart. In 2015, Pavan co-founded a Series A stage Technology Company that has raised 30 million dollars of venture funding and has expanded internationally. Before that Pavan led an elite team of developers at MediaMath, a leader in the ad tech space to put in technology systems to scale the $300 million dollar company towards an inevitable billion dollar IPO. Pavan has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Rutgers University. Shortly after he was a speaker for TedX.
Steven Li , Ajunct Instructor UC Berkeley for Data Science & Web Development He is currently the CTO of a startup in the cryptocurrency space. He has built trading systems has handled over $3+ billion dollars of open trading volume in cryptocurrency mainly serving Venture Capital and Hedge Funds. At UC Berkeley he teaches algorithms, data structures, computer architecture, machine learning and natural language processing. Steven actively trades and mines cryptocurrency. Before, Steven was a Senior Software Engineer at Walmart Labs and studied Computer Science and Economics at UC Berkeley.
Jae Yang CEO Tacen Inc He started out as an aerospace engineer, but he found his passion in writing software. He is passionate about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He is active in the cryptocurrency community, often explaining technical details to newcomers. In his spare time, Jae develops various open source softwares in Node.js and is an avid reader.
Buck Perley Senior Software Engineer Tierion and was Engineering Lead Purse.io Buck works full-time on bcoin and derivative projects. He will be joining to talk about how bcoin can help you develop better, more secure cryptocurrency applications, how an alternative implementation can make the ecosystem and network stronger, and some of the exciting projects their team is working on including bPanel, the world’s first Blockchain Management System (BMS).
David Goldberg CoFounder BlocTrax He is also a Software Engineer at Salesforce. BlocTrax is a freelance smart contract development and security audit consulting company. Previously, David taught programming at the advanced software engineering immersive program, Hack Reactor.