Monday, November 29, 2021

Summit Series 2018: General Partner Keynote Speaker

Hosts: Shannon Maxson, Leah Vu, Rory Reid and Liz Toohey

Who to pitch: ResMed, Expedia, Slack, Inc.

Demo: Jason Kimball and Elizabeth Payne, ResMed

Why they picked ResMed: Working full-time life coaches, Jason Kimball and Elizabeth Payne provide consulting and leadership development for millennials, today’s generation of leaders. Since ResMed has been a key member of Summit Series and ShotSpotter, their businesses are local hotspots for high-growth tech startups and global innovators.

Why they chose Slack: With 165+ million users and deep integrations with third-party apps, Slack represents a powerful tech platform for constant collaboration.

Why they chose Expedia: Elizabeth Payne and Jason Kimball aim to offer travel with value for clients who thrive on the pursuit of great experiences and deep connections. The cost-effectiveness of Expedia’s travel and hotels platform offers value to every stage of their business life cycle.

Panelists for Startup Showcase

Syd Barlamaz, CEO/Founder, Evanfar Corporation

Helena Leventhal, Founder, HASSU

Thomas Ahmanson, CEO, Project Ivy

Greg Bowler, Co-Founder/CEO, PoKak

Diane Hunziker, Co-Founder/CEO, The Center for Luxury Brands

Madeline Rael, Marketing, Public Relations and Branded Entertainment, Nordstrom

Nick Rizzo, Managing Director, Latrobe Capital

Lenny Radke, CEO/President, Eventbrite

Berner Aebi, Founder and CEO, Last Mile Opportunity

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