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Meet Sangam Sangameswara, Event Chair and Company Founder

Sangam Sangameswara, founder of several companies and event chair of the upcoming “Young Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Living The American Dream” event on January 30 was recently interviewed by VLAB blogger Michelle McIntyre. During their lively chat, they discussed his motivation for success, his time working with Intel Founder Andy Grove, the reasons why Mahatma Gandhi and [...]

By | 2018-01-26T17:09:41+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Vivek Kumar, VLAB Chair

VLAB Chair, Vivek Kumar, known for his positivity and ready-to-change-the-world mindset, was recently interviewed by VLAB blogger, Michelle McIntyre. Vivek had a lot to say about the application of artificial intelligence, why VLAB works, his early days with the organization, and whom he admires the most and why. 1. Silicon Valley is a special place partially [...]

By | 2018-01-25T15:54:42+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet Vivek Kumar, VLAB Chair

VLAB Panelists Join Forces: John Deere Acquires Blue River Technology

When Blue River Technology co-founder, Jorge Heraud, joined the VLAB AgTech panel in September 2015, little did we know his company would be acquired two years later by the company seated next to them on the stage. Blue River was recently acquired by Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment for $305 [...]

By | 2018-01-25T15:55:15+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAB Panelists Join Forces: John Deere Acquires Blue River Technology

Meet the Teenaged Co-Chairs of the Sports Analytics Event

According to Research and Markets analysts, the sports analytics industry is expected to reach 3.97 billion dollars over the next five years. However, controversy is involved: athletes feel concerned about who has the right to their personal data, but many experts have speculated that this data could help determine player salaries and draft. On May [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:13:45+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet the Teenaged Co-Chairs of the Sports Analytics Event

Freedom Defined by a Volunteer Event Chair

As an all-volunteer organization, VLAB has the “best of the best” greeting you at events, putting together thought-provoking panels, and working behind the scenes to make it all run smoothly. This week, we caught up with Anshuman Tripathi, Event Chair for  "The Future of Transportation: Freeways or Flyways?" at SRI International on November 15, 2016 [...]

By | 2016-11-14T20:10:14+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized, Volunteers|Comments Off on Freedom Defined by a Volunteer Event Chair

VLAB Volunteer “Sawe” the Light and Became an Event Chair

As a volunteer run organization, VLAB is lucky to have phenomenal volunteers helping out in every aspect of its operation. This week, we caught up with Anil Sawe, event chair for “Augmented Reality: Where Virtual and Physical Worlds Converge” at SRI International on October 18, about his volunteer experience. Here’s what Anil had to say. [...]

By | 2016-10-03T09:46:20+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAB Volunteer “Sawe” the Light and Became an Event Chair

Nathan Yi: Chatbots Event Chair and Volunteer Extraordinaire

As a 100% volunteer organization, VLAB is fortunate to have amazing volunteers helping out across the organization.  This week, we caught up with Nathan Yi, Event Chair for Chatbots: The Machines Are Talking Back, about his volunteer experience. Here's what Nathan had to say: Who is Nathan Yi? I'm a Bay Area native, an average guy doing [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized, VLAB|Comments Off on Nathan Yi: Chatbots Event Chair and Volunteer Extraordinaire

Founder of RegenMed Systems Joins Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth Panel

Daniel Kraft, founder of RegenMed Systems and the Chair of Medicine at Singularity University joins the Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth panel on June 21, 2016. Kraft joins the panel with over 20 years of experience in biomedical research, healthcare innovation, and clinical practice. Kraft holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University, as [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Founder of RegenMed Systems Joins Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth Panel

Dr. Brian Kennedy From Joins Launching Longevity Panel

Dr. Brian Kennedy, CEO of Buck Institute for Research on Aging joins the Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth panel on June 21, 2016. Kennedy has years of teaching experience as well as being published in over 80 prestigious journals. Kennedy holds a Ph.D. in Biology from MIT and is well known for his [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:10+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dr. Brian Kennedy From Joins Launching Longevity Panel

Ted Driscoll to Moderate VLAB Gene Editing Event

Ted Driscoll, Director of Claremont Creek Ventures, will be moderating Rewriting DNA: Big Returns from Gene Editing on April 19, 2016. Driscoll has 30 years of experience in health and imaging technology fields as both an investor as well as entrepreneur. Driscoll holds a Ph.D. from Stanford, a Masters from Harvard and a Bachelors degree [...]

By | 2017-06-29T13:52:37+00:00 April 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ted Driscoll to Moderate VLAB Gene Editing Event