EVENT VENUE:  Epic Bible College, 4330 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95841


EVENT PROGRAM

KEYNOTE: YES, A 9-YEAR-OLD COULD HELP BRIDGE THE GENDER GAP IN TECHNOLOGY: Samaira:  Samaira is a 3rd grader that invented a STEM coding board game CoderBunnyz at the age of 7, to teach coding to kids age 4-104. She has done over 40 workshops with her board game in Silicon Valley, teaching over 1400 kids, including over 50 at Google HQ. She also started an initiative "Girls U Code" to teach coding to underrepresented girls.

KEYNOTE: THE LINK BETWEEN DIVERSITY & INCREASED INNOVATION: Danny Guillory, Head of Global Diversity at Autodesk

KEYNOTE: HOW UNCONSCIOUS BIAS RELATES TO THE BAMBOO CEILING:  Ruha Devanesan, Global Diversity & Inclusion Symantec

KEYNOTE: WOMEN and TECH:  Yumi Hoskana Clark, Vice President, New Product Development at Capital One

 

PANEL: HOW TO ACCELERATE THE GROWTH OF THE GREATER SACRAMENTO AREA TECH ECOSYSTEM

  • Lokesh Sikaria, Moneta Ventures (venture capital)
  • Jack Crawford, Impact Venture Capital
  •  Niki Peterson, Sr Program Manager, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  •  Henry Chang, CoFounder & CEO, apiNXT
  •  Oliver Chen, Startup and Innovation Enablement, Intel
  •  Jeff Bennett, StartupSac
  •  Tracy Saville, Fourthwave & SofiiaAi

 

KEYNOTE:  INNOVATION TRENDS IN HEALTHTECH: Karen Lee, Leader of Innovation Partnerships, Humana and Advisor with HealthTech Capital

 

 PANEL: THE LATEST NEWS ON IMMIGRATION AND PREPARING FOR THE IMPACT IT MAY HAVE ON TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

  • Austin Heyworth, Public Affairs Manager, Uber
  • Charlotte Danielsson, Founding Attorney, Infiniti Law
  • Prashanthi Rao Raman, Sr Public Policy Manager, Lyft
  • Mark Ranneberger, FWD.us

 


TECH EXPO EXHIBITING SACRAMENTO STARTUP COMPANIES

Tenkiv

Sactown

Eze System

Modis

DSI Data Specialties

TPX Communications

Ravata Solutions

ShopTalk

Special Agent X

Dermveda

Square One Clubs

Nascent Games

Chicken 'N Bits Games

Tablestar Games

Raining Snakes

Zephyr Fox Games

Castle Quest: Educational Games Studio

One Shot Games


PHOTOS FROM EVENT PROGRAM

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's apiNXT Accelerate Tech Summit in Sacramento! The program was a huge success with over 350 participants!


PHOTOS FROM TECH EXPO