What we're about

Dear Colleagues,

We are a "invitation-only" community of Silicon Valley C Level professionals engaged in Cloud and AI Enterprise adoption by facilitating collaboration between with CTO, CIO, CXO of F2000 comanies and Top 200 startups and Senior executives from -

1) Technology companies - e.g. Google / GCP, AWS, Microsoft / Azure, Cisco, SAP, Oracle, Facebook, IBM, VMWare, Alibaba, PaloAlto Networks, Splunk, GitHub, Linkedin, AirBNB, Twitter, Uber and others.

2) Consulting firms - e.g. Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG, E&Y, PwC and others

3) Start Ups

4) Venture Capital Firms

5) Accelerators & Incubators

6) Angel Groups & Platforms

7) Services Providers including Law firms, Banks and others

To be invited to join the group, send an email to

Atul Padha -atulpadha7@gmail.com

Miten Mehta - mitennmehta@gmail.com

Check our recent events (posted on SIPA group):

Monday, December 10, 2018

BLOCKCHAIN for Enterprise and Social Impact @ Oracle


Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 4:30 PM to Friday, February 8, 2019, 12:00 PM

DataAI National Summit@ Google DANS2019


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

U First Capital Summit


Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Tech Startup Summit: AI/ML in the Cloud


Saturday, July 27, 2019

Partner event - Silicon Valley Tech Fair


Upcoming events (5+)

AAPM Excellence in Precision Oncology 2019 (ExPO2019)

Ohana Floor, Salesforce Tower East, San Francisco, CA

REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. REGISTER below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSce5rberfPGS2Q67ExW1ocCf_vkuOWzBUVDA4uqeL71w6FNmA/viewform (<= REGISTER and then BUY TICKET here). Upon submission of the form, you'll see a link to BUY TICKET to attend the program. (Use code: MEETUPDGLExPO to get 95% off.) The AAPM Excellence in Precision Oncology 2019 (ExPO2019) is bringing together top experts, thought leaders, and stakeholders in the precision oncology field to the San Francisco Bay Area. With the theme as “Leading the Way to the Future of Cancer Care,” the inaugural ExPO2019 forum celebrates and inspires the cancer survivors, as well as recognizes the contributions of experts, leaders and the stakeholders. The summit is bringing together, celebrity supporters, top cancers scientists, oncologists, cancer patient advocates, entrepreneurs, investors, industry executives to share their insights to achieve the common goal to prevent and cure cancer. Excellence in Precision Oncology (ExPO) 2019 Agenda 5:00-5:15 Welcome, networking and refreshments 5:15-5:30 ExPO 2019 Opening Ceremony[masked]:45 ExPO Program Chair: Welcome and Introductory Remarks[masked] Opening keynote: When Someone You Love Has Cancer (Family members' perspectives of caring for patients with cancer and challenges of accessing the right information on cancer over the web) 6:00 to 6:45 Keynote Panel (with Q/A): Leading the Way to the Future of Cancer Care (Speakers TBA)[masked] Award Ceremony: Awardees to be announced before the ExPO[masked] -7:30 Awards Panel (with Q/A): To be announced a before the ExPO[masked]:00 Breakthrough Panel (with Q/A): Recent Breakthroughs in Cancer Research and Therapy (Speakers TBA)[masked]:30 Technology Panel (with Q/A): New Technologies that will Transform the Way Cancer is Treated (Speakers TBA) 8:[masked] Closing remarks 8:35-9:00 Networking and dinner

Latest on StanfordNLP & CoreNLP Libraries


Co-hosted by The Future of AI in IT, Bay Area NLP and CSPA. We invite you to see the Stanford NLP Group present the "StanfordNLP Library", a new python library for many languages, and take part in a hands-on tutorial of the Multilingual Neural Pipeline. 6:30 - 7:00pm: Refreshments and networking 7:00-7:10pm: Overview & history of the StanfordNLP & CoreNLP libraries by Stanford Professor Christopher Manning 7:10-7:30pm: Walkthrough of the CoreNLP client interface in StanfordNLP 7:30-7:50pm: Intro to the Multilingual Neural Pipeline and Biomedical NLP Pipeline 7:50-8:20pm: Interactive tutorial of the Multilingual Neural Pipeline + QA by Stanford Doctors Jason Bolton, Peng Qi & Yuhao Zhang 8:20-9:00pm: Mingling with speakers and new friends GRATITUDE to our sponsors: Host: Astound (www.astound.ai) - Service Management. Reimagined. Refreshments by: First Republic Bank (www.firstrepublic.com) - It is a privilege to serve you.

Tech Startup Summit: FinTech


REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSgTR1NJUXQvYTTfq2dRT79hEcmPgRnTgjsQE9GknMF4T5Aw/viewform (<= Click to REGISTER) It's a FREE community event is organized by SVI Hub, CSPA, SIPA, SVCA & AAPM. FORMAT 3:00 PM Doors Open 3:55 PM Welcome 4:00 PM 10 Pitches & Demos (5 min each) 5:00 PM 2 Panels 6:00 PM Break 6:30 PM 5-6 Panels 8:30 PM Networking & Closing SPEAKERS/INVESTORS/FOUNDERS .................. TBA soon

Community Hackathon: Week 4- Building An Innovative Business Model And A Product

REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdi40FJluovL4pkCqvYerGJdsA6Pd2-eBijvCQ0iOO9ANgQFg/viewform (<= REGISTER here) Organizers: AAPM, CSPA, SIPA, SVCA & ICC Sponsors: SVIHub & TechCode The goal of this Hackathon is to bring together entrepreneurs and investors to focus on industry sectors/segments that are attracting investments and eventually get innovative ideas seed-funded by potential investors. "More powerful than the might of all the armies on Earth is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo This Hackathon is for all kinds of investors, hackers, inventors, innovators, entrepreneurs, developers, technologists, researchers, experts in various domains, technology professionals and even business and marketing professionals, whose area of professional focus includes Cloud, IoT, Big Data, AI, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Medicine, Biotechnology, AR/VR, Blockchain, Enterprise or Consumer, etc. "Your cell phone has 10 sensors, and your car has 400. But your body has none - that's going to change." - Vinod Khosla We encourage participation from those who believe in radical innovation, those who want to explore new markets or try out new approaches and new models that change traditional systems/practices and even those who would otherwise shy away from participating in innovation outside their area of professional focus. "Human progress depends on the socially maladjusted." - Martin Luther King INVESTORS: Register to join the panel of judges and share your investment strategy with participating teams/startups. You would be amazed at seeing how participating teams bring up creative ideas in the area of your interest and transform them into sustainable business models. You should expect 30 - 50 teams pitching on the demo day at the Hackathon. INNOVATORS: Register to participate, build (or join) a team, develop a business model, demo your product and get seed funded by potential investors. You would be amazed at seeing how investors judge pitches, identify transformational and sustainable business models and write checks to seed-fund select winners. However, funding decision rests with individual investor, so organizers are not making any promise of funding. You should expect 5 - 25 investor judges on the demo day at the Hackathon. OTHERS: If you are a developer, hacker, researcher, domain expert, technologist or a business and marketing professional, then this hackathon is for you and your expertise are in demand. Register to learn about teams that are looking for your expertise. This is the right opportunity for you to join a founding team and be part of the innovation. GUIDELINES: - Only REGISTERED members will receive communication emails. - It's an open event having no bar and no criteria to participate. - Any investor can join the panel of judges. - Judges and participants must share their LinkedIn links. - Participants are requested to bring their own laptops every time. - All investors and attendees will be judging the pitches. - Votes and scores are shared with all REGISTERED members. - 30 - 50 teams are expected to pitch their ideas on the demo day. - 5 - 25 potential investors are expected to judge. - Each presentation is for 5 minutes, including Q&A, in each round. - Participants receive quantitative and qualitative feedback from judges. - Top nominated participants receive tokens and gifts. - Winners receive prizes. - Select winners secure a chance of receiving seed funding. PROGRAM: Week 1 Prepping Week 2 Picking A Compelling Idea Week 3 Building A Founding Team Week 4 Building An Innovative Business Model And/Or A Product Week 5 Learning about Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Week 6 Learning about Critical Factors for Obtaining Funding Week 7 Participating in the Screening Round Week 8 Pitching The Idea To Potential investors On The Demo Day Each week, details will be sent through emails to REGISTERED members.

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