Visage is a Co-Founder of Eventbrite. He also serves as a Venture Partner at Index Ventures. He is the Board Member at Tribe. He started his career as an environmental consultant with Geomatrix Consultants where he designed and managed large-scale environmental cleanups. He is also an accomplished architectural and travel photographer. His work is represented by various stock photo agencies around the world like Getty Images, Age Fotostock or Alamy. His work has been used in magazines, books, movies, brochures and advertisements in more than 20 countries. A portfolio of his work can be seen on his photography web site. He has a Master of Engineering from Cornell University and from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France).
John Hanke is the Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Niantic. He also serves as Vice President at Google. He is the Director of SourceTrace Syste He's also a Co-founder and served as a President and the Chief Operating Officer at Big Network. He leads an innovative "startup" within Google called Niantic Labs. Niantic was founded by Hanke as an independent group within Google to explore new kinds of mobile applications at the intersection of mobile, location, social, and with eye towards an emerging class of wearable devices. The group has launched two very well received products to date - Field Trip, a guide to the hidden secrets and amazing places of the world, and Ingress, a mobile app that turns the entire world into an interactive, multiplayer game. Hanke began his business career in 1994 when he left the foreign service and moved to California to attend the MBA program at UC Berkeley with the dream of reconnecting with his childhood passion for technology. While at Berkeley Hanke joined with a classmate who was founding a company to create a new kind of online computer game. The startup (Archetype Interactive) created one of the first 'massively multiplayer' Internet games. It was acquired by 3DO in 1996. The next step happened when Hanke met a group of former software executives from Silicon Graphics and Disney. Together they founded 'Keyhole' and created a new kind of map - a digital earth. Hanke led the team as CEO which launched the first ever online 3D globe based on satellite imagery and mapping data. The company agreed to be acquired by Google in 2004. The team relaunched Keyhole as "Google Earth" (an application that has been download by more than a billion users). Hanke eventually became the VP of the 'Geo' group at Google which launched a number of innovative projects including scaling up Maps and Earth to cover the entire world, launching a fleet of Street View cars, creating an innovative aerial photography platform, creating Google's own global basemap, and many more. Hanke received his MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley in 1996 and has a BA in Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin.
Newt Global Consulting
Neeta has more than 25 years in the IT industry. Her IT experience spans Telecom, Entertainment, Technology, Education and other industries. She has led strategic initiatives in capability development including setting up an R&D center for IT application teams. She also developed new processes for technology identification and training to keep IT forces at the cutting edge of technology. As part of the global consulting team at NIIT, she was instrumental in setting up a delivery center in the Philippines. Her technical savvy is impressive, but her passion is people. In work, she has collaborated cross-functionally and cross-culturally having worked on teams located in Japan, Singapore, India, America, and the UK. Neeta is well-known for her work in Verizon’s Information Technology Organization. She acted as lead architect on the end-to-end design for a broadband ordering application platform for Verizon’s FiOS initiative. She also managed programs for many product launches of pricing and ordering systems for enterprise and small business at Verizon. Neeta holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from MREC, Jaipur (Now MNIT) and a Master’s in Business Administration from FMS, Delhi University, India where she was awarded a gold medal. Her personal interests range from flying (she is a licensed pilot), and mountaineering (she has completed a Himalayan expedition), to photography and travel.
NMS Properties. Inc
Neil Shekhter is the CEO and Founder of NMS Properties, Inc., a prominent Los Angeles-based property management company. NMS’s portfolio of mixed use commercial and multi-family properties are well-known in populated Southern California locales such as Santa Monica, the Wilshire Corridor, Brentwood, Sawtelle Japantown and the San Fernando Valley. Neil Shekhter and NMS Properties are known for developing “modern luxury” apartment homes in highly desirable areas that are walkable and central to large employers, schools, colleges, shopping, and dining. Shekhter’s developments include luxury finishes such as stainless steel appliances, attractive bathroom tiling, and modern finishes throughout. Spacious closets and pet-friendly rental options have also become a core trait of apartment buildings that Neil Shekhter is associated with. For nearly two decades, Neil has dedicated his career to providing high-quality rental housing in Southern California's most sought-after locations. Neil is also a devoted husband and father. He enjoys hobbies such as photography and technology.
Founder of Levitate Meditation. Levitate is a drop-in neuroscience informed meditation studio and workplace mindfulness business in London. Please get in touch if you'd like to chat. Previously, I have had a diverse career in advertising, marketing, tech, documentary photography and social enterprise. The new direction hopes to combine all of the learnings, and the best bits from each of these fields, and adds purpose to make something meaningful with them. -- What follows is a somewhat marketing-focused rundown of my strengths and experience: 1) I have over 10 years' marcomm experience at some of the world's top advertising agencies for some of the world's most loved brands. 2) I have expertise in visual communications, social enterprise, marketing, creative direction, digital/ATL/truly integrated account management, strategic planning, and launching a startup. 3) I am also a passionate documentary photographer, who wants to leave the earth a little better than I found it. 4) I bring an extremely positive outlook to every challenge, inspiring and energising those around me and keeping smiling when the going gets tough. 5) I combine these skills & passions to help craft narratives to illuminate & tackle big social & business challenges. And what do the workplace psychologists say about me? - My MBTI profile is ENFP - My Belbin key personality traits are 'Plant' & 'Resource Investigator'
Anuj is the founder of Zyoin, he is also a passionate recruiter and recruitment evangelist, and he is currently in charge for developing company strategy, operations & ensuring customer delight. His core expertise is in building strong business and delivery models around recruitment, in his entire career span he has successfully built partnerships with clients by offering effective and efficient hiring solutions. He loves networking (has 10000+ connections in LinkedIn), in free time he loves going for a drive, doing photography and reading Business Biographies. Anuj holds B.E. from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal.