Entrepreneur Series - Part 3
How to Break Through the Bamboo Glass Ceiling in Tech: 10 Asian American Tech Titans is the last of our three-part Entrepreneur talks.
The biggest wealth transfer in history from one generation to the next is at least $16 trillion of wealth will be passed on to the next generation over this period.
Moreover, there’s never been a time in our human history where so many valuable companies created in such a short period of time (f.g. WeWork, Uber, Airbnb, Stripe). But, who is really in control of these massive successful startups? Harvard Business Research has found that Asian Americans are the least likely group in the US to be promoted to management. With 48% share of the Silicon Valley professional workforce, why are only 25% of the executives are Asian?
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Brian is a startup evangelist, advisor, and angel investor. He is the Managing Partner at the SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain (Formerly Fishbowl Labs), which is the premiere startup accelerator focused on CyberSecurity and Blockchain in the Washington DC area. He is also the Director of Technology for Curator Solutions, which is an Edtech SaaS startup that creates interactive tools for trainers and instructional designers.
He was also formerly the global COO of Startup Grind, which is the one of the largest hi-tech startup communities in the world with over 2,000,000 startup entrepreneurs in 600 cities.
Prior to Startup Grind, he has over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. He has experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise products and services. Brian has started three previous startups. He has previously worked at AOL as a senior software developer and Merrill Lynch as a software developer for hi speed trading platforms.
He has been featured in Forbes as “17 Top Business Gurus to Follow” and other publications such as Washington Post, Huffington Post, Politico, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Washington Business Journal, and DCInno “50 on Fire” 2017 and 2018
He has a BS in Information Systems/Policy & Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
6:00 PM: Networking (Light refreshment will be served.
6:45 PM: Keynote Session, Q&A session
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Paid parking is available underneath the building for $5 after 5pm.