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Our speakers are experienced investors, founders of successful startups, top managers of major corporations (Apple, Google, Netflix, Amazon, and others), as well as professors from leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley.

David Yan
David Yan

A Titan of Artificial Intelligence
Founder ABBYY,

David Yan stands as a testament to innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in the realm of artificial intelligence. As the co-founder of, founder of ABBYY, and the visionary behind, he has firmly established himself as a Silicon Valley luminary. His journey encompasses the founding of 12 transformative companies, each contributing significantly to the AI landscape. At SAN FRANCISCO INNOVATION HUB, David shares his wealth of experience, offering invaluable insights into navigating the competitive world of AI entrepreneurship.
Nik Davydov
Nik Davydov

Venturing into the Future with Davidovs VC
Founder Davidovs VC

Nik Davidov is a paragon of venture investing and entrepreneurial brilliance. As the founder of Davidovs Venture Capital, he has created a collaborative hub for over 75 founders, fostering innovation and growth. His co-founding roles at Cherry Labs, Gagarin Capital Partners, and have solidified his reputation as a community builder and a guiding force for entrepreneurs worldwide. Nik brings his extensive network and venture expertise to SAN FRANCISCO INNOVATION HUB, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
James Terranova
James Terranova

Managing Director, WS Investment Company at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

James Terranova is the Managing Director at WS Investment Company based in Palo Alto, California. With a background in investments, venture capital, private equity, and more, James brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. He has extensive experience in investments, venture capital, and private equity, is skilled in due diligence, and mergers & acquisitions, and is passionate about mentoring and developing talent. His current role in the Stanford University Continuing Studies Program demonstrates his commitment to continuous learning and personal growth.
Alex Dantas
Alex Dantas

Founder and CEO of Circuit Launch

Alex Dantas is the founder and CEO of Circuit Launch, a company that helps entrepreneurs bring their hardware products to market. Alex is also the founder and CMO of Sensimob, a company that makes mobile sensors for smart cities, and the product manager and technical advisor for Imervista, a company that makes watercraft for the US Army. Alex Dantas has a technical background in mechanical engineering from CEFET – Goiânia (Brazil). Alex also has a law degree from PUC – Goiânia (Brazil).
Bernt Wahl
Bernt Wahl

Executive in Residence at Skydeck

Bernt Rainer Wahl is an accomplished mathematician, mentor, entrepreneur, and author with a rich history in technological innovation and education. Formerly serving as CEO for Factle Corporation, Datahunt, and Dynamic Software, Wahl also held a prestigious position as a member of the UC Berkeley faculty. He currently imparts his expertise in engineering as an Industry Fellow at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and as an Executive in Residence at Skydeck. Wahl's commitment extends beyond business and academia into social advocacy. He has worked with the United Nations on ecotourism projects and assisted the U.S. National Park Service in developing its first website. Furthermore, Wahl supports social causes, engaging with organizations like The International Justice Mission to promote global information dissemination.
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