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Silicon Valley Tech & AI With Gary Fowler

Silicon Valley Tech & AI With Gary Fowler

By GSD Venture Studios

Gary Fowler is the CEO, President, and Co-founder of GSD Venture Studios. Previously, he co-founded top CIS accelerators GVA and SKOLKOVO Startup Academy, where over 30% of the companies went on to achieve success. He has founded 15 companies, including Yva.ai and DY Investments, and has a successful IPO and CKSW under his belt.
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Gary Fowler and Lubos Brzobohaty: Robotic Solutions
Gary Fowler and Lubos Brzobohaty: Robotic Solutions
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Lubos Brzobohaty. Guest: Lubos Brzobohaty, CEO & Co-founder of SANEZOO.   After majoring in computer science and electrical engineering at the Technical University of Brno in the Czech Republic, Lubos went through several software engineering, project management, and product management roles. When working as a CEO for IBA corporation, an SW development, and IT outsourcing house, he built and led an executive team, while building relationships with major clients at the same time. Prior to co-founding SANEZOO, Lubos was part of a few fin-tech, prop-tech, and AI startups. Lubos is now happy to run SANEZOO as a CEO and has been busy building strategic partnerships and acquiring major manufacturing clients.  SANEZOO performs human-like manipulation and/or quality control of components during manufacturing. Using advanced computer vision, AI, and manipulation SANEZOO handles tasks that are typically performed by skilled human operators. Show less
30:49
January 27, 2023
Gary Fowler and Kingsley Kobayashi: Managing Businesses in Asia and Afric
Gary Fowler and Kingsley Kobayashi: Managing Businesses in Asia and Afric
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Kingsley Kobayashi. Guest: Kingsley Kobayashi, Managing Businesses in Asia and Africa.   Kingsley has over 25 years of experience building and managing businesses, with more than $250m in turnover, in Asia and Africa. He has delved deep and engaged in a vast array of fields, ranging from commercial real-estate, renewable and clean energy, trading, hospitality, natural medicine and for the past 6 year, Kingsley has been involved in every aspect of Blockchain and Fintech Technology, investing, structuring and marketing projects based on blockchain, around the world.   With their dedicated international team, they strive to build highly skilled blockchain community, by training and educating people, to understand the basic use cases of blockchain and how it can benefit them and their communities.   Kingsley holds the belief that the measure of a person's life is the effect they have on others. As such, he has dedicated much of my life to giving back and helping different international charities across Africa and Japan.
39:21
January 27, 2023
Gary Fowler and Deepak Jha: Talent Management Marketplace
Gary Fowler and Deepak Jha: Talent Management Marketplace
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Deepak Jha. Guest: Deepak Jha, Founder, CEO of Remote Symphony  After two decades of successful career in Corporate America with the likes of General Electric, Accenture, Oracle, and Tata, my entrepreneurial aspirations have taken over. I have the pleasure of founding and leading RemoteSymphony.com that hopefully will revolutionize how talent is sourced, onboarded and deployed by firms globally to overcome the chronic shortage of professional white collared talent in Finance, IT, Accounting, and other lines of business. RemoteSymphony.com provides an online talent management marketplace where companies have on-demand access to long-term white-collar professionals using an AI-powered SaaS platform for optimally matching talented professionals with client needs for IT, Finance, and Accounting.
32:13
January 20, 2023
Gary Fowler and Dr. Anurag Rai: Startup Ecosystem in India
Gary Fowler and Dr. Anurag Rai: Startup Ecosystem in India
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Dr. Anurag Rai. Guest: Dr. Anurag Rai, Director, Kalchuri LNCT Group Incubation Centre  Dr. Anurag S D Rai is Director (Innovation, Incubation and Collaboration), Kalchuri LNCT Group Incubation Center, LNCT Group of Institutes & Universities; formerly Executive Officer at AIC-RNTU Foundation Supported by ATAL INNOVATION MISSION, NITI AAYOG; and also Mentor of Change at ATAL INNOVATION MISSION, NITI AAYOG, GOI, also mentor at MeitY Startup Hub, GOI. Along with this he is catalyst to the startup eco-system in connecting startups to the relevant industry and venture firms also as an innovator mentoring startups and budding entrepreneurs in different aspects of their entrepreneur journey. Formerly Associate Professor in Rabindranath Tagore University, Raisen at Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering and formerly Assistant Professor at UIT RGPV Bhopal. His research area are Renewable technology, Microgrid, Wind Technology, Small Signal Stability, Power electronic application to power systems and having 9 years of working experiences in Industry and Academic. He has published more than 60 research papers in International and National Journals also guided 21 Mtech Power System Research Scholars. He is Professional Member of Engineering council of India ECI, also Skill Council for Green Jobs Certified Solar Trainer. He is Master trainer of Entrepreneurship of PMYUVA and have 6 IPRs in Renewable Technology. He is BOSCH Certified Trainer for Skill Entrepreneurship. Presently Having 110+ incubated startup at KLIC-LNCT and they are also connected globally. He is State Secretary to MSME & Startup Forum Bharat also Bhopal Chapter President also.
32:42
January 20, 2023
Gary Fowler and Beny Rubinstein: Startup Ecosystem in Brazil
Gary Fowler and Beny Rubinstein: Startup Ecosystem in Brazil
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Beny Rubinstein. Guest: Beny Rubinstein, VP Global Strategy & Innovation & Head of BV Israel Beny is a Senior Strategic Advisor at Evolution.Inc (“We do AI for AI”), leading their global business development and growth strategy. Between 2016 and 2019, Beny led Microsoft’s eCommerce business across 104 markets in Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, spanning multiple categories including gaming, business applications and devices and served as Digital Transformation Area Sales Leader in Microsoft Middle East & Africa, where he devised, built and led a sales incubation team to help enterprises’ business decision makers think through and execute their Digital Transformation roadmap with the adoption of Cloud & AI industry solutions across multiple verticals such as Health, Government, Retail, Financial Services, Communications & Media.
29:58
January 16, 2023
Gary Fowler and Greg Slota: The Future Of Weather Forecasting
Gary Fowler and Greg Slota: The Future Of Weather Forecasting
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Greg Slota. Guest: Greg Slota, Master of Science, CEO and co-founder of MeteoTrack   Grzegorz Slota's vision of the inevitable weather around us says that we should start planning any activities by determining its impact. Greg has over 20 years engineering experience in IT. The best technical and economic universities in Poland, combined with experience in multi-million projects. Flexibility, dialogue, understanding along with openness to different views and changes are part of the game-defining his approach to project management, product implementation, and organization leadership.  Greg Slota holds a master’s and engineering degree in Environmental Engineering from Cracow University of Technology, postgraduate degrees obtained in the field of mathematical methods, IT and databases in meteorology and hydrology as well as R&D projects from Warsaw University of Technology and Cracow University of Economics.
26:03
January 11, 2023
Gary Fowler and Adrian Niculescu: The Democratization of Opportunities
Gary Fowler and Adrian Niculescu: The Democratization of Opportunities
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Adrian Niculescu. Guest:  Adrian Niculescu, CEO at TOMORROWerse Capital  + 20 years business experience in building and developing companies + 10,000 students in my online and offline marketing and business courses since 2013 + 30 tech start-ups mentored since 2014 + 500 gigs spoken at events, consulted, coach, mentored on all continents since 2010 + 250 real estate transactions completed since 2008
39:53
January 11, 2023
Gary Fowler and Uria Fiano: Startup Chicken and Egg Question
Gary Fowler and Uria Fiano: Startup Chicken and Egg Question
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Uria Fiano. Guest:  Uria Fiano, Strategic Advisor and Startup Mentor   Uria Fiano is a strategy expert and independent board advisor with 15 years of experience driving successful go-to-market, growth and expansion plans of Israeli and European tech startups. Driven by his enthusiasm for innovation and human relations, Uria helps CEOs and leadership teams of early and growth stage startups to anticipate and solve as many challenges as possible in their strategic outlook and roadmaps. Uria co-founded his first 3 startups back in 2002 and very soon he realized that his true passion is working as an advisor side by side with founders and investors, especially when he can leverage his international and multi-sector experience to help startups achieve killer execution. In addition to his role as a board advisor, Uria’s concrete commitment to the innovation ecosystem as a mentor and coach has been recognised by leading accelerators as techstars.com. When he is not busy guiding founders through their challenges, you can find Uria playing bass guitar in Tel Aviv or (more often) running after his two fantastic kids in Milan, Italy.
29:57
January 11, 2023
Gary Fowler and Stratos Davlos: Investment Opportunities
Gary Fowler and Stratos Davlos: Investment Opportunities
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Stratos Davlos. Guest: Stratos Davlos, AI Expert, Partner and Angel Investor Stratos is an executive, investor, master inventor and expert in data science and software engineering. He has two decades of leadership in artificial intelligence and software engineering from Apple, Jio and IBM. He has 5 exits under his belt and an eye for hero products that make a dent in the universe.
39:49
December 22, 2022
Gary Fowler and Emily Hak: How To Survive And Succeed In Silicon Valley
Gary Fowler and Emily Hak: How To Survive And Succeed In Silicon Valley
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Emily Hak. Guest: Emily Hak, Managing Director at Private Capital Markets Emily Hak is the Managing Director of the newly created Private Capital Markets team at Insperity, a national provider of HR solutions. In the role, Hak will help optimize Insperity processes and service offerings, lead marketing strategy, and expand upon business development education and partnerships specific to venture capital, private equity and family office relationships. Hak has served Insperity as a district manager and business performance advisor. Prior to Insperity, Hak held production management and creative services positions at Lions Gate Films, Blink Digital and Sony Pictures.
38:04
December 14, 2022
Gary Fowler and Rafeh Saleh: Vibrant Resilient Ecosystem
Gary Fowler and Rafeh Saleh: Vibrant Resilient Ecosystem
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Rafeh Saleh. Guest: Rafeh Saleh, Founding Partner at Cubit Ventures Rafeh launched Cubit Ventures, Founder Institute Egypt, and is an advisor to Toronto based Loyal VC. He previously led one of the largest consulting firms in Egypt. Rafeh is an experienced executive, entrepreneur, and management consultant where he advised numerous companies of all sizes on growth, turnaround, and business restructuring strategies. He is es extremely plugged into the Egyptian startup and VC ecosystem. Founding Partner at Cubit Ventures Former Board Member at Falak Startups a leading seed accelerator in Egypt Former Committee Member at Egypt Ventures, the government backed fund-of-funds Former Country Director at Founder Institute and a graduate of its VClab program Former Managing Partner at CID Consulting the largest consulting firms in Egypt Judge at Jack Ma’s Africa Business Heroes program Rafeh obtained his MBA from Paris based ESLSCA business school Awarded 2017 Distinguished Mentor by Endeavor Exclusive winner from Egypt for the Top 50 Management Consultants of 2017 by CEO Monthly Magazine
29:27
December 09, 2022
Gary Fowler and Marcus Teo: Realistic Avatars and the Metaverse
Gary Fowler and Marcus Teo: Realistic Avatars and the Metaverse
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Marcus Teo. Guest: Marcus Teo, CEO at Image Machine Marcus has experience in AI computer vision, and robotics, and is passionate about creating new technology through engineering. Image Machine uses computer vision technology to recreate people as realistic avatars that reflect them in real time. They started by selling their computer vision technology to other companies in the AI space.
26:53
December 09, 2022
Gary Fowler and Sarid Smadar: Healthcare Digital Transformation
Gary Fowler and Sarid Smadar: Healthcare Digital Transformation
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Sarid Smadar.  Guests: Sarid Smadar, CEO & Co-founder at DragOnFlow Systems Prior to co-founding of DragOnFlow, Sarid co-founded Cellesense Technologies which specialized on NLP for search. Prior to Cellesense, Sarid worked at leading companies such as Nice Systems. Sarid holds a BA degree from the Hebrew university of Jerusalem in International Relations and East Asia Studies and also an advanced one year of Chinese language studies in the University of Nanjing China.
25:29
December 02, 2022
Gary Fowler, Wolfgang Rams and Enzo Cenci: Impact Investing
Gary Fowler, Wolfgang Rams and Enzo Cenci: Impact Investing
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Wolfgang Rams and Enzo Cenci.  Guests: Wolfgang Rams, Co-founder / CFO / COO at Africa GreenTec Wolfgang is the Co-founder / CFO / COO of Africa GreenTec. He has a track record of founding and developing more than 10 businesses, with extensive experience in corporate strategy, and product & marketing management. He is a teacher of entrepreneurship and accumulates more than 20 years of experience in finance & venture capital. Enzo Cenci, Finance & Risk Manager at Africa GreenTec Enzo has Master's degrees in Finance from ESCE and Sustainability entrepreneurship from ESCP. Wrote a thesis about impact investments and professional experience in investor relations, crowdfunding, and banking.
25:47
December 01, 2022
Gary Fowler and Daniel Kottke: Lessons from an Original Apple Team Member
Gary Fowler and Daniel Kottke: Lessons from an Original Apple Team Member
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Daniel Kottke. Guest: DK was a close friend of Steve Jobs at Reed College and was the first employee of Apple, building & testing Apple-1’s in the Jobs’ garage in 1976. He was at Apple 8 years, as a technician on the Apple-II, Apple-III and a co-designer of the Macintosh 1981-4. He’s been involved with a dozen startups since, including Greenleaf Science/Areca Science (physio. data mon.), Lucidity Inst., Gen’l Magic, Silicon Gaming, Vertical Networks. The ill-fated Hobergs Resort project 2010-2014 led to immersion in IoT and smarthome tech and in recent years a focus on smarthome integration for co-living/eldercare markets. Kottke’s early friendship and trip to India in 1974 with Steve Jobs will be the focus of an upcoming memoir.
49:56
November 29, 2022
Gary Fowler and Sarah Han: Korean Startups Going Global
Gary Fowler and Sarah Han: Korean Startups Going Global
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Sarah Han. Guest: Sarah Han, manager, business development, KOTRA (Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency) Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency, otherwise known as KOTRA, operates under South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE), as the national trade and investment promotion organization. KOTRA is a not-for-profit agency that promotes and facilitates bilateral business relationships between Korea and the world since its foundation in 1962.
30:56
November 23, 2022
Gary Fowler and Niv Herev-On: Energy Efficiency
Gary Fowler and Niv Herev-On: Energy Efficiency
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Niv Herev-On. Guest: Niv Herev-On, CEO of EneriqsAI Niv Herev-On is the CEO of EneriqsAI which is a software company that developed a predictive AI algorithm that controls and optimizes commercial cooling systems. Niv is an energy-efficiency expert with 15 years of experience in initiating, leading, executing, and managing end-to-end energy-efficiency projects in the industrial and commercial global markets. Niv has vast experience in building business models for companies and assisting companies in fulfilling their activities from concept to fully operational status. Niv holds a mechanical engineer B.A. from Ben-Gurion University and in the past years held senior positions in high-tech energy-efficiency companies.
30:20
November 18, 2022
Gary Fowler and Gin Takashi Mizuoka: The Future Of Web3 Security
Gary Fowler and Gin Takashi Mizuoka: The Future Of Web3 Security
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Gin Takashi Mizuoka. Guest:  Gin Takashi Mizuoka, Founder and CEO of Upbond  Gin has held a number of positions in tech startups, including as a co-founder of UNDONE JAPAN (a customizable watch brand) and CTO/ investor in Coinbook (a blockchain business).
35:06
November 16, 2022
Gary Fowler and Andrew Yates: The Future Of Commercial Search And Discovery Tech
Gary Fowler and Andrew Yates: The Future Of Commercial Search And Discovery Tech
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Andrew Yates. Guest: Andrew Yates , CEO and Founder of Promoted.ai   Andrew Yates is the CEO and founder of Promoted.ai, a Y Combinator startup company. Formerly, Andrew led ads ranking, auction, and marketplace engineering and research teams at Facebook and Pinterest. He specializes in designing billion-dollar content marketplaces that maximize long-term revenue while protecting both seller and user experiences and has published over a dozen patents in commercial media optimization.
29:12
November 10, 2022
GSD Network: Going Global Via Silicon Valley with Jordan Wahbeh
GSD Network: Going Global Via Silicon Valley with Jordan Wahbeh
Join Jordan Wahbeh, Managing Partner of SV Venture Group in a discussion with Gary Fowler on scaling your startup from both inside and outside Silicon Valley. Jordan partners with startups and investors to grow, scale, fund for growth and scale through operations, fundraising, business development, product development, and team leadership. As an leader and advisor, he assists or leads in business operations and development, market growth, org transformation, and customer management. As SV Venture group Managing Partner, Partner at Network.VC,  and X-Managing Partner at Bay Angels’, Jordan has a strong network of resources and SMEs along with a varied portfolio of startups companies.  His engagements include VCs, Angels groups, Accelerators, and Corp VC in Silicon Valley, across USA, Korea, Denmark, Dubai, MENA region, and EC.  With 20+ years’ hands-on and leadership experience, he is quite skilled in engineering, business, SW development, IT, Hi-Tech, customer management, AI, Big Data/Analytics, Industrial IoT, and manufacturing.
52:09
November 04, 2022
Gary Fowler and Kendrick White: Diversification Of Kazakhstan’s Economy
Gary Fowler and Kendrick White: Diversification Of Kazakhstan’s Economy
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Kendrick White.  Guest: Kendrick White, Vice Rector for Commercialization at Almaty Management University (AlmaU) Kendrick White has nearly 30 years of experience in corporate finance, VC fund management and angel investing. He is the founder of Marchmont Capital Partners, (2005) a leading tech scouting & media firm and the former Vice Rector for Innovation, at Lobachevsky University (2013-2015) where he created a pioneering tech transfer and commercialization infrastructure. He was the Director of the highly successful first generation EBRD VC fund (1998-2005) and has developed unique investment experience in early-stage technology. commercialization. Kendrick has an MBA from Kellogg (1990) and a BA in economics from Stetson 1985. Currently, he is a Vice-Rector for Commercialization at Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan focusing on the creation of Technical Commercialization Center.
33:27
November 04, 2022
Gary Fowler and Jerry Geronimo: How To Invest In Startups. Best Practices
Gary Fowler and Jerry Geronimo: How To Invest In Startups. Best Practices
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Jerry Geronimo. Guest: Jerry Geronimo, CEO & Co-Founder of Fijo Technologies Inc. Jerry leverages decades of work experience with market pioneers such as Nasdaq (online trading), Tandem Computers (business continuity) & Pitney Bowes (postage meters and mail sorters), to disrupt and replace Uber with a democratized and simplified platform for drivers to split away from Uber’s financial lease and to conquer the ride hailing market to themselves. An avid golfer and amateur photographer, he values the essence of timing, attention to details and staying in focus on things that the team can control. The key to success is building a team of experts, creative decision makers and have fun in and out the work place.
27:41
November 03, 2022
Gary Fowler, Vivek Chaudhri and Rakesh Sahay: The Benefits of Effective Cash Management
Gary Fowler, Vivek Chaudhri and Rakesh Sahay: The Benefits of Effective Cash Management
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Vivek Chaudhri and Rakesh Sahay. Guests: Vivek Chaudhri, CEO & Co-Founder at SimpliCapital Senior executive with over 20 years experience in leading large-scale business transformations, data strategy/analytics, process innovation and operations excellence for GE across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Deep operational expertise in cash management across multiple industries. Rakesh Sahay, Co-Founder at SimpliCapital Senior executive with over 25 years experience in business strategy, marketing and innovation at Fortune 500 institutions including GE (Ex-Chief Marketing Officer), Citizens Bank (Ex-Head of Strategy and Innovation), FedEx and Toyota. Deep expertise in application of AI in financial services
29:34
October 26, 2022
Gary Fowler and Nick Larson: Community Building 101
Gary Fowler and Nick Larson: Community Building 101
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Nick Larson. Guest: Nick Larson CRO at Unity Central, Host of Silicon Zombies Nick Larson is an ‘ambitious beach bum,’ focused on empowering creative entrepreneurs with integrity. A Silicon-Valley native, Nick has founded and scaled mission-driven startups, including: -Willow (backed by Google, Green Park Ventures) took from $0-1M ARR in 3 years -OnePiece Work (backed by UpHonest Capital) took from $0 - $3M ARR in 3 years. In 2021 Nick was named one of the 25 most influential people in communications technology by PRWeek. Currently advising a number of startups, ranging from digital-health (Untitled Kingdom), IoT (LedsReact), and Ad-tech (PayTrippa), and a mentor at Europe's top Accelerator, the imec.istart program. Also runs Silicon Zombies, a live podcast featuring top innovators, investors, and entrepreneurs.
36:32
October 22, 2022
Gary Fowler and Marina Chilingaryan: The Role Of TikTok In Driving Growth For Startups
Gary Fowler and Marina Chilingaryan: The Role Of TikTok In Driving Growth For Startups
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Marina Chilingaryan. Guest: Marina Chilingaryan Sr. Brand & Community Strategist, TikTok Studio Lead at NoGood Marina is an experienced creative brand & community strategist with expertise in brand strategy and community-led growth for VC-backed startups and legacy brands. Marina comes from the worlds of tech and editorial, helping companies of all sizes and verticals gain (or regain) momentum with strategies rooted in powerful branding, storytelling and effective performance. Marina has built NoGood’s one-of-its-kind TikTok Studio, a team of in-house content creators, performance managers and community experts that help startups and mature brands establish a strong presence across leading short-form video platforms, accrue social capital, and leverage cultural conversations for sustainable growth in the long term. Under her leadership, the Studio has also built a proprietary network & community of leading content creators, influencers and UGC creators. Marina has a B.A. in Media Studies and Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley and a M.S. in Strategic Communication from Columbia University in New York.
27:02
October 19, 2022
Gary Fowler and Dr. Irène Kilubi: Diversity In Startups
Gary Fowler and Dr. Irène Kilubi: Diversity In Startups
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Dr. Irène Kilubi. Guest: Dr. Irène Kilubi Initiator and Organisational Lead, Joint Generations Irène spent several years in companies such as BMW, Siemens and Deloitte. For four years now, she has been anchored in the start-up and online scene, implementing social selling activities and implementing target group-oriented go-to-market and branding strategies. She is also an Expert Advisor to the European Innovation Council Accelerator of the European Commission. She supports the global start-up scene in her activities as a mentor and coach at Techstars, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Health Accelerator, Insurtech Hub and as a juror at BayStartup, the African Leadership Award, as an Advisory Board Member of Ignite Mental Health and as Partner of the Unicorn Pitch & Battle. She is one of the Xing Top Minds 2020 and co-author of the Spiegel bestseller "Zukunftsrepublik" published in 2021. Dr. Irène Kilubi is a lecturer for digital marketing and entrepreneurship at various renowned universities and is a sought-after speaker at conferences and events where she enthusiastically shares her knowledge.
31:21
October 17, 2022
Gary Fowler and Aki Balogh: Building AI Companies
Gary Fowler and Aki Balogh: Building AI Companies
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Aki Balogh. Guest: Aki Balogh Co-Founder and CEO, DLC.Link Aki is an entrepreneur who focuses on building technologies that empower society. He's currently the Co-founder & CEO of DLC.link, a Web3 company that provides infrastructure that lets apps on any blockchain accept native Bitcoin. He's also Co-founder & President at MarketMuse, an AI-based content optimization platform where he pioneered the use of AI to analyze web content for comprehensiveness and depth. Aki also advises Dakai.io, a software development firm that built Chivo, the Bitcoin wallet for El Salvador. He holds two patents around the use of topic modeling for search. Prior to MarketMuse, Aki was a VC Associate at OpenView Venture Partners where he invested into Big Data and AI companies.
29:50
October 13, 2022
Gary Fowler and Amos Dare: AI Technology Application in Healthcare
Gary Fowler and Amos Dare: AI Technology Application in Healthcare
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Amos Dare. Guest: Amos Dare CEO and Founder, MedMatch Network, Inc. A Yale-trained medical doctor, board-certified neurological surgeon with over 22 years in private practice and academic research, a leader and a founder, Dr. Dare is a physician and an entrepreneur recognized by Time Magazine & Newsweek among other achievements. As a lead investigator in the beta trials of Electronic Health Record systems (EHR) for EClinicalWorks, Dr. Dare gained first-hand experience with the process of launching software within the healthcare industry. Leveraging on his insights and observations on the shortcomings of patient referral management, Dr. Dare launched MedMatch Network, a B2B2C, SaaS, AI-enabled patient referral management platform in July of 2021. The award-winning design of the MedMatch Network platform is embraced as a “game changer” with early adopters - medical providers and patients alike. As a first to market, it is an alpha disruptor, fully integrated, and scalable referral platform for patients and doctors. Dr. Dare envisions a world in which medical providers and their patients communicate and exchange health information easily and securely to improve the delivery of care. MedMatch Network leads the healthcare IT interoperability space as the go-to-platform for patients and their providers. See less
25:60
October 07, 2022
Gary Fowler and Daniel Uribe: BioNFTs: Building Blocks Of The GenoVerse
Gary Fowler and Daniel Uribe: BioNFTs: Building Blocks Of The GenoVerse
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Daniel Uribe. Daniel Uribe CEO and Co-Founder, GenoBank.io Co-Author of BioNFTs (ERC721 for Biosamples) & Award winning peer reviewed paper "Privacy Laws, Genomic Data & NFTs", +18 years in Cybersecurity, +5 years in Blockchain, Genomics and Privacy Laws.
28:32
October 05, 2022
Gary Fowler and Mel Larossa: Healthcare innovation ecosystem in Israel
Gary Fowler and Mel Larossa: Healthcare innovation ecosystem in Israel
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Mel Larossa. Mel Larossa CEO, Innovation Center | Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel Mel Larrosa specializes in developing industry partnerships in the Life Sciences, Biotech and Pharma sectors. Originally from Brazil, Mel brings 18+ years of experience in ideation, tech evaluation, market analysis, IP strategy, regulatory affairs, business modeling, and contract negotiation, leading to hundreds of commercial deals and to the establishment of 20+ well-funded startups. All done in multicultural environments - Israel, Europe, US, LATAM, India, China. She served at the Board of Directors in several Biotech Companies. Mel holds an MBA from Open University and an MSc in Molecular Biology from the University of Brasilia. She earned her BSc in Biology from the University of São Paulo and is currently pursuing an additional MSc in Nutrigenetics & Nutrigenomics.
27:05
October 05, 2022
Gary Fowler and Francisco dos Santos: Rewarding People via Social Platforms
Gary Fowler and Francisco dos Santos: Rewarding People via Social Platforms
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Francisco dos Santos. Francisco dos Santos Co-Founder, BSOCIAL Industrial Engineer passionate for leading and coaching talented teams focusing in continuous business growth. Startup mode is his passion! He believes that differentiation only comes with a lot of creativity, determination and tons of talent. For this, it is fundamental to generate an ecosystem that allows teams to develop their full potential to accelerate growth and beat the competition.
26:58
September 28, 2022
Gary Fowler and Martin Rajasalu: HR-Tech Evolution
Gary Fowler and Martin Rajasalu: HR-Tech Evolution
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Martin Rajasalu. Martin Rajasalu, Co-Founder and CEO, Moticheck Martin has been working for 20+ years in the life insurance, and retirement asset management area. He studied business administration and banking at Estonian Business School which was and is the most business-orientated and modern university in the country. In his professional life, he did a short stint in the public sector and non-life insurance before he became a development manager in SEB Life Estonia after which he had a 10 year career in Nordea, the largest Scandinavian banking group. He was the CSO and COO in his management board member roles for the Estonian pension fund management company and in the pan-Baltic team, and worked closely with Nordic colleagues. The highlights were acquiring a competitor's retirement funds in 2014 and having a significant role in the merger of Nordea and DNB Baltic units to Luminor, a unicorn shortly acquired by Blackstone. He decided to quit banking and find a good use to my leadership know-how and entrepreneurial passion at the beginning of 2020, just before the covid crisis. His current startup Moticheck was founded in January 2021
24:27
September 22, 2022
Gary Fowler and Csaba Dancsházy: Social Media Analytics
Gary Fowler and Csaba Dancsházy: Social Media Analytics
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Csaba Dancsházy. Csaba Dancsházy, Founder & Head of Analytics at D-Tag D-TAG’s next-generation platform uses sentiment analysis, and verifiable forecasts combined with industry-specific language packs to identify drivers of purchases as well as health-related trends. The platform measures marketability, market value, and future ROI of products for brand owners/ managers to enable adequate decision-making.
30:60
September 21, 2022
Gary Fowler and Peter Green: #GoGlobal And Digitalization
Gary Fowler and Peter Green: #GoGlobal And Digitalization
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Peter Green. Peter Green, Founder, Rehaboo! Peter is an innovator within digital and involving concepts, thinking of how to connect humans with digital services. His passion is not to have a box, and think widely on how we experience the change that the modern technology surrounding us brings to our lives. Peter started in this role, before graduating from business school (International business) at Satama Interactive, one of the first and largest "new media agencies" in 1997, and has since been working with digital and involving concepts at several startup companies and also at Finnish Mobile Association, an organization taking Finnish mobile tech expertise out to the world. He is also one of the #NordicMade ambassadors, organising the annual Nordic showcases at SXSW festival (Austin, Texas)
30:40
September 14, 2022
Gary Fowler and Emile Munyangabe: Tech Startups in Africa
Gary Fowler and Emile Munyangabe: Tech Startups in Africa
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Emile Munyangabe. Emile Munyangabe, Founder and CEO at WazoPlus.com Emile was born and raised in Rwanda and relocated to the US at the age of 20. His background is retail, e-commerce, Saas startups in various tech roles most recently as a lead software developer in test. He is currently building the next-gen Africa modern media platform.
30:05
September 14, 2022
Gary Fowler and Jason Williams: The Next Generation Of The Artist-Fan Relationship
Gary Fowler and Jason Williams: The Next Generation Of The Artist-Fan Relationship
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Jason Williams. Jason Williams, Founder & CEO, Artist And Audience Jason is an International Management MBA with 17+ years of international business and IT experience gained in Asia, Europe and the United States building successful businesses and multicultural teams from the ground up. Additionally, Jason has strong Business Development experience gained working directly with senior executives at Fortune 500 companies including HSBC, JP Morgan, Cathay Pacific, KPMG and PWC to name just a few.
24:21
September 07, 2022
Gary Fowler and Sanjay Bhatia: How Transformers Will Change Business
Gary Fowler and Sanjay Bhatia: How Transformers Will Change Business
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Sanjay Bhatia. Sanjay Bhatia, Founder at Runday.AI Sanjay is an AI & Analytics Entrepreneur who has founded and invested in several companies in the space(Runday, Fit:Match, Formidium, CoolLeaf) after founding Izenda (Now Logi Analytics) in his grad school dorm room. He's also a gaming enthusiast and acro yoga instructor and super excited about transforming the world with conversational AI.
27:35
September 05, 2022
Gary Fowler and Tina Butler: The E-bike Revolution
Gary Fowler and Tina Butler: The E-bike Revolution
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Tina Butler. Tina Butler, Marketing Manager for Royal Dutch Gazelle North America Tina is a Bay Area native with a BA in Media Studies and an MBA in Sustainable Management. After many years of working in tech and ecommerce, Tina made a move to the bike industry and is stoked to be working with real physical objects and technology everyday. When she is not staring at a screen, Tina is usually out and about riding on the various roads, groads, and trails of Santa Cruz County and is now a mom to five bikes, which is a perfectly reasonable amount for one person.
34:04
August 31, 2022
Gary Fowler and Kevin Neal: Corporate Culture & Digital Transformation
Gary Fowler and Kevin Neal: Corporate Culture & Digital Transformation
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Kevin Neal. Kevin Neal, President & CEO, P3iD Technologies Kevin is a recognized expert in the digital transformation industry for over 30 years with his well-rounded experience as a network administrator, plus working at leading hardware and software companies in the Capture market. He has held several executive management positions in marketing, sales, and business development resulting in hundreds of millions in revenue while moving companies into innovative and high growth market segments. Kevin is a member of two non-profits including AIIM (Association for Information Management) as well as Board Member and Marketing Chair of the TWAIN Working Group. Currently, as President & CEO of P3iD Technologies Inc., Kevin is building the next generation business process automation platform that allows small-to-medium companies to reduce operational costs associated with manual data entry and workflow tasks.
24:45
August 26, 2022
Gary Fowler and Stefano D'Alberti: The Next Generation of The Heavy Equipment
Gary Fowler and Stefano D'Alberti: The Next Generation of The Heavy Equipment
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Stefano D'Alberti. Stefano D'Alberti, Co-Founder of MachineryScanner European young entrepreneur and marketing expert with international experience.
25:59
August 24, 2022
Gary Fowler and Sarath Kolli: Reimagining Drug Discovery with AI
Gary Fowler and Sarath Kolli: Reimagining Drug Discovery with AI
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Sarath Kolli. Sarath Kolli, Founder & CEO, Boltzmann Sarath Kolli is the founder of Boltzmann Labs, which provides AI solutions to accelerate Drug Discovery and empower scientists & researchers in the pharma industry. Sarath has more than 7 years of experience in AI research. Coming from a computer science background, he has developed an entrepreneurial passion for accelerating scientific research. Sarath has spent 7 years in various AI R&D teams and has mastered AI solutions creation for any industry. Sarath graduated from IIT Bombay, a top technology university in India.
25:29
August 19, 2022
Gary Fowler and Jay Potter: Carbon Negative Manufacturing and The Circular Economy
Gary Fowler and Jay Potter: Carbon Negative Manufacturing and The Circular Economy
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Jay Potter. Jay Potter, Cofounder & CEO at ECOR Global Mr. Potter is a determined, 20-year veteran of sustainable innovations. He has invented, designed, built, led, managed and invested over $100 million in a host of innovative cleantech and renewable energy companies. Mr. Potter’s extensive efforts have led to several first to market technologies with global impact.  His major accomplishments include the founding of Greencore Capital and the cofounding ECOR Global and Beam Global (Sym: BEEM) that went public on NASDAQ in 2019.
31:23
August 17, 2022
Gary Fowler and Guillaume Kloof: Opportunities in Emerging Markets
Gary Fowler and Guillaume Kloof: Opportunities in Emerging Markets
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Guillaume Kloof.  Guillaume Kloof, Managing Director of Valley Date Tech Guillaume Kloof is an entrepreneur that worked his way up from web developer to learning the ins and outs about business, to helping numerous startups and scale-ups grow their business from around the world. From there, transitioned to currently running an online accelerator program and helping multiple startups/scale-ups through a strong ecosystem
28:25
August 12, 2022
Gary Fowler and Chaitanya Sinh: The Next Generation of Logistics in India
Gary Fowler and Chaitanya Sinh: The Next Generation of Logistics in India
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Chaitanya Sinh. Chaitanya is CEO & Founder of Bombax Logistics. He worked as an Equity trader (primarily GDR arbitrage) for companies like Nomura / Bear Stearns / Peregrine etc. for a few years before venturing out on his own. In 2004 he set up A La Concierge Services Pvt. Ltd. - a hugely successful support-services company that provides concierge and value-added services to the top companies in India. In 2012 he set up a JV with a Hong Kong based company called ValuAccess Asia – the leading stored value Giftcard provider in India. He successfully exited that business when Givex bought out the entire company in 2017. In 2017 – Chait co-founded Bombax Logistics to address the gap in the $250 billion Indian logistic sector which is highly fragmented and inefficient. Bombax has been built to service businesses and consumers in every corner of India that require Delivery + Pick up Services with transparent pricing. Bombax’s physical supply side network connect smaller airports with rural distribution hubs so as to be able to provide flexible and reliable services to the underserved 1.2 billion consumers and over 65 million small businesses eager to serve them via its digital platform. He is keen to build Bombax into a dominant logistics company in India! Chait was also the Captain of the Indian Rugby Team from 1999 – 2004 and led his country to numerous honors on the Asian circuit. He retired from Captaincy in 2004. He is passionate about building winning teams!
22:39
August 11, 2022
Gary Fowler and Annika Kessel: Creating Compassionate Humanity
Gary Fowler and Annika Kessel: Creating Compassionate Humanity
In this Silicon Valley Tech & AI episode presented by GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler interviews Annika Kessel. Annika Kessel is CEO and Co-founder of Cosmiq Universe AG. Annika is a personal development enthusiast, and loves to be in deep touch with nature and to decode the meaning of human existence. She understands love as the essence for everything. As a business graduate from Stanford University and former consultant to the United Nations, she is a start-up passionist and investor, with a deep background on building commercial and technology ventures and bringing them to global success. Before founding Cosmiq Universe she ran the digital and global strategy and clients expansion as Chief Digital Officer for an international software house. Cosmiq Universe is combining the Multi- and Metaverse opportunities sowing the seeds of love together in swarm intelligence avatar-creations, incl. a crypto token and global DAO love game with millions of communities. About GSD Venture Studios: We travel the world investing in resilient teams bold enough to #GoGlobal. For too long self-motivated entrepreneurs have navigated the minefield of challenges to launching a global company with very little support. The last thing you should bet on in this situation is an unproven team that you don’t trust. GSD Venture Studios travels to   every  corner of the globe inviting resilient teams to establish partnerships that ensure organizations grow the right way, without games or gimmicks.  Unlike traditional investors, we take senior operational (often  co-founder) roles in these companies, capitalizing on our trusted reputation, experiences, and network to drive explosive growth. More information can be found at: https://www.gsdvs.com/post/interview-with-derek-everything-you-need-to-know-about-gsd About Gary Fowler: Gary has 30 years of operational, marketing, sales, and executive leadership experience including a $1.35 billion dollar exit and a successful Nasdaq IPO. He has founded 15 companies: DY Investments, Yva.ai, GVA LaunchGurus Venture Fund, GSD Venture Studios, Broadiant, etc. Under his leadership, Yva.ai was named one of the Top 10 AI HR Tech  companies globally. Gary was recently named one of the top 10  Most Influential AI Executives to Watch in 2020. He is a writer at Forbes Magazine and published over 180 articles on AI and Technology over the last year. More information can be found at: https://www.gsdvs.com/post/meet-gary-fowler
28:18
August 08, 2022