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“Creating a technical team for your start-up”
Don’t miss this ‘must attend’ event.
This is part of a series of ”Go to market” workshops we will held to cover the main areas you need to work on to start your company in the technology space.
Great speakers, great energy, great food, and the most important..great women founders!
- 9:00 - 10:30 Office Space Open / Working Time + Breakfast
- 10.30 - 11.30 Morning discussion
Share your challenges, ask advise, give feedback, share your progress....it’s all about co-thriving!
-11.30 - 12.30 Brainstorming Session
Open up questions about your project, ideas, visions, and get open feedback from everyone in the room.
- 12:30 - 2.30 Speaker lunch Session
“Building the right technical team for your start-up: Where, How and What to look for...”
Guest speakers: Sajjad Masud and Michel Floyd
- 2.30 - 4:00 Co-working time
About our guest speakers:
Sajjad Masud is the Co-Founder and CEO of Simplicant, a cloud-based platform transforming the way companies approach talent acquisition. Simplicant's cloud-based recruiting technology brings agility, efficiency and relevance to the process of sourcing and building great teams. Sajjad enjoys working with entrepreneurs and has been actively involved in the silicon valley entrepreneurial eco-system. He also helped start the HBS alumni angels group which now has global presence and chapters around the world. Sajjad started his career at Oracle and has held leadership roles with a variety of technology companies. Sajjad's thought/ s on technology, social media and cloud computing related topics can be found on Mashable, Huffington Post and several other publications. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MSE in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Dr. Michel Floyd is the Chief Technology Office of YouGov, a global online opinion research company. In this role he manages a globally distributed team of software engineers and data center staff developing and operating large scale research and analytics applications. Dr. Floyd has worked for numerous startups in Silicon Valley since 1984, building and managing technical teams using a variety of technologies and development methodologies. He has two IPOs and has been involved in numerous acquisitions both sides. And he's also bombed a couple times. Michel earned his BS, SM, and ScD degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. He is on the board of the MIT/Stanford Venture Lab (VLAB) and advises a number of startups on technology architecture and strategy. Michel tweets from @MichelFloyd and can also be found on LinkedIn.
Don’t miss this great opportunity! You will leave energized, empowered and full of new ideas..ready to shake the world.
Delicious breakfast and lunch will be served.
About our Sponsor:
Pillsbury law firm Pillsbury is a full service law firm with a strong focus on startup companies. They represent companies throughout their lifecycle from formation to exit. For more information, please check: http://www.pillsburylaw.com