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AI and the New Economics of Disruption
This event is organized by: ( PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE EVENT DESCRIPTION. There is a cover charge for this event. A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation. Space is limited. Please only RSVP "Yes" if you will be attending. $15 plus Eventbrite fees. In order to attend, you must register and pay here: Please bring your printed ticket to the event. Or, pay $20 cash at the door. The speaker will discuss the new economics of AI, including: 1) ​ M&A trends in AI 2) AI disruption by vertical 3) AI and the dislocation of jobs 4) AI and new capabilities for entrepreneurs 5) AI and taxation 6) AI's impact on the disruption of government and more! Please come with questions and comments. Agenda 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Presentation, Q & A 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm Networking About the Speaker Kartik Gada has 20 years of experience across investment banking, hedge funds, and technology business unit management. At Woodside Capital, his focus is on artificialiIntelligence, fintech, and other advanced, high-impact technologies. He was previously a Managing Director at Reliance Capital. Before that, he founded 3D Strategies Management, a commodities futures hedge fund that was among the highest returning small funds during that period, with portfolio returns of 70%/year from 2009-13. Earlier, he was a Director at Netgear, responsible for the full P&L of the $250M consumer products division, launching 14 of Netgear’s 20 biggest products at the time. Kartik is the author of a widely read book on the new economics of technology, The ATOM ( ), that has been featured in a Google Talk, multiple television programs, and numerous keynotes, including at the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. He teaches a popular finance class at Stanford University, and is scheduled to add an additional class about the economics of disruptive technologies. Kartik holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is the entrepreneurship co-chair for the UMichBay Area Alumni Board. Additionally, Kartik studied engineering at Stanford University and Case Western Reserve University. Venue Sponsor: PARISOMA is a space where ideas meet execution. We cultivate an experimental environment through COWORKING, EDUCATION, and EVENTS.


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