Date: 31st October 2017 at 4:30pm
Location: Debating Chamber, Cambridge Union Society, 9A Bridge St, Cambridge, CB2 1UB
SVC2UK is excited to announce ‘Our Future’, a thought leadership event exploring the disruptive technologies which are going to drastically change the way we live, communicate and do business in the years to come.
Bringing their specific industry perspectives to the table, this year’s guest speakers will include:
Shiza Shahid – Shiza Shahid is a social entrepreneur, television personality, speaker and women’s rights advocate. She is passionate about leveraging philanthropy, venture capital, technology, and the media to drive scalable social impact. Shiza co-founded the Malala Fund with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and Ziauddin Yousafzai, and led the organization as founding CEO. She is Co-Founder of NOW.Ventures, the world’s first funding platform dedicated to enabling early-stage companies with transformative solutions for a prosperous world. Shiza is the founder of The Collective a global community of influential entrepreneurs, investors, artists, business leaders, human rights advocates, thought-leaders united by a desire to collaborate and improve the world.
Ellen Levy – Ellen is Co-Founder of SVC2UK and Managing Director of Silicon Valley Connect, working with organizations and entrepreneurs on opportunities for “networked innovation.” Additionally, she actively manages a portfolio of roughly 25 startups either as an angel investor or advisory board member. Ellen spent much of the last decade working with LinkedIn, including having served as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, head of Corporate & Business Development and member of the Executive Team, and her original role as Advisory Board member when the company was first founded.
Stephanie Tilenius – Stephanie is an entrepreneur and “intrapreneur” who built products, platforms and businesses from the ground up. She is CEO & Co-Founder of Vida Health Inc which is set to disrupt the mobile healthcare space which will be $25B by 2018. Vida is a next generation continuous care platform and health marketplace for both consumers and businesses. They provide expert, personalized, on-demand health coaching and programs from a network of experienced health care providers and leading medical institutions. Stephanie was formerly VP of Commerce and Payments at Google and SVP at eBay & PayPal. She founded Planetrx.com, an online pharmacy and disease management company. Stephanie is also on the Boards of Coach, Seagate, and Tradesy.
Rahul Vohra – An entrepreneur at heart, Rahul Vohra has been involved with a number of startups, headed up the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs while attending college there. Rahul founded Rapportive, which kickstarted the Gmail extension ecosystem and was acquired by LinkedIn. Rahul is founder of Superhuman, a lightning-fast gorgeous email for professionals & power users. Rahul is most well known as a computer scientist, gamer, and entrepreneur.