Greg has 25+ years of experience in the industrial sector. He has held senior executive positions at Autodesk and Ansys where he helped build and grow two of the most valuable businesses in the industrial software space.
Karthik is one of the pioneers of the field of AI-augmented computational physics. He is a professor at the University of Michigan where he specializes in computational modeling, with an emphasis on data-driven computational physics.
Jim brings 30+ years of excellence in information technology, including key positions at Sun Microsystems and Cisco, as well as participation in the creation of several successful technology companies, including Active Software, webMethods, and Composite Software. His management experience includes extensive experience and success in several CTO and VP/engineering roles, including the creation of several industry leading products.
Lee has 20+ years experience creating and delivering high-impact solutions for intelligent systems design and simulation to customers in energy, mobility, electronics and industrial automation. He has led product and customer-facing organizations at companies such as Synopsys, Ansys and CyDesign Labs.
Kevin is a recognized leader in emerging technology strategy and has advised the world’s leading industrial companies on their innovation and digitalization plans. He has a broad background across materials, energy, electronics, and AI, and advised leaders in industries including chemicals and materials, energy, and electronics. He received his B.S. at Cornell University, and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. He previously spent time at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and held research and product leadership roles at Lux Research.
Rob has 20+ years of experience in successfully selling and implementing enterprise software across the globe including time as an Eisenhower Fellow where he spent time in Asia looking at emerging technology in China and Southeast Asia. He's had successful runs at stops including Lux Research, AppDynamics, and Arthur. He has a deep focus on driving customer value from deployed software.
T. M. Ravi is Managing Director and co-founder of The Hive. Ravi has been a pioneer as an investor and co-creator of startups that apply AI in the enterprise. He has started over 25 startups including three where he was founder & CEO: Mimosa Systems, Peakstone Corporation, and Media Blitz. Prior to co-founding The Hive, Ravi was CMO for Iron Mountain, VP of Marketing at Computer Associates (CA) and VP at Cheyenne Software. Ravi earned an MS and Ph.D. from UCLA and a Bachelors of Technology from IIT, Kanpur, India.
JC Jaecheol Lee is a Sr. Director leading AI and deep tech investment at SK Inc. tasked with accelerating digital transformation and preparing for the future of SK group. JC has 20+ years of experience in AI research and business development at Samsung Research and AWS Korea.
Faran is a Vice President at Lam Research and founding Managing Director of Lam Capital. She joined Lam Research after two decades in the Semiconductor industry, which included multiple startups. Faran has developed several commercially successful products and has a track record of developing business opportunities at both startups and large companies. Faran earned a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado in Boulder and M.S. in Management from Graduate School of Business at Stanford. Faran was named to Global Corp Venturing Powerlist 100, a list of the top 100 corporate venture leaders globally, in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Srikanth is a serial entrepreneur known for his ability to rapidly scale emerging businesses and build high-performing executive teams. Srikanth has been the force behind several highly successful technology talent organizations and is best known for pioneering Talent as a Service in the United States. He has led multiple international teams and worked in both the public and private sectors. Srikanth’s career has consisted of multiple successful exits in the technology, talent, and Federal sectors. In addition to his executive leadership skills, his vision into broader corporate management and strategy provides a unique skill set for rapidly and efficiently scaling companies.
Ashwin Bharath is the Co-Founder and CEO of Revature, the largest employer of emerging technology talent in the USA. Ashwin co-founded Revature over 15 years ago after seeing first-hand that although talent availability is equally distributed, opportunity was being reserved for the elites and privileged. Today his mission is to train over 1M people and to provide employment pathways for those that have the aptitude and attitude to reach their full potential. Ashwin is responsible for Revature’s strategic vision and strives to fuel the future of work by providing diverse technology talent at scale, while bridging the skills gap and equalizing opportunity for all.
Michael Dolbec is Managing Partner at Momenta Ventures, a Venture Capital firm backing the next generation of digital and deep tech innovators and disruptors building the future of industry.For more than 30 years, Michael has been an executive in institutional and corporate venture capital in Silicon Valley, most recently serving as executive managing director for GE Ventures. Michael began his investment career with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and continued with Greylock. He went on to Venture Capital leadership roles at IBM, 3Com, Orange, and LG Electronics.
Kishore Khandavalli is a General Partner at Sentiero Ventures. He is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in starting, scaling, acquiring, and exiting companies. He currently owns and runs several companies including SevenTablets, RiseIT Solutions, and iTech Data Services. Previously he founded Primesoft, which later merged with Goldstone Technologies. He was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2009, 2010, and 2022. He is an avid flying enthusiast and a private pilot. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Akron.
Srini Palavajjhala has 25+ years of experience implementing real-time ML solutions at oil refineries, chemical factories and solar power plants and currently is the Principal Consultant & President of Singular Control Technologies. Prior to this, he worked at DMC Corporation, Aspen Technology, and Bass Rock Consulting. His work experience includes troubleshooting, modeling, optimizing and controlling process equipment and reactors. Srini is a Dr of Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.
Kamesh Raghavendra is Chief Product Officer of The Hive. He works with entrepreneurs to address market segments in areas of privacy & security, applications, and blockchain, in the general enterprise, industrials, financial services, insurance, and healthcare. Kamesh has a deep enterprise product background from a wide spectrum of roles across marketing, product management, and product strategy at NetApp. Kamesh received his MBA degree from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and undergrad B.Tech. degree in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Madras.
Nirpal Sihota is Director of Industry Sales at Rockwell Automation and a seasoned adviser to manufacturing executives developing their digital transformation journey. He brings 20+ years of experience in key industries such as Food and Beverage, Water, Life Sciences, Oil & Gas and Metals, Mining, and Cement. Prior to Rockwell automation, Nirpal held executive sales positions at Western States Controls and Siemens Energy & Automation. Sihota graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, with a Mechanical Engineering Degree.
Hyuk-Jeen Suh is the General Partner of SkyRiver Ventures, a deep tech and digital health focused cross-border venture capital fund investing in frontier technologies. He created and was the US East Coast Head of Samsung Ventures America. He brings 25 years of experience in the semiconductor, biotech, consumer electronics, and finance industries at companies like Intel, Sequenom, MEMSIC, and J.P. Morgan. Hyuk-Jeen advises startup companies and is a mentor at various startup accelerators in the U.S., Canada, and Asia.