Jennifer gill roberts
Jennifer Gill Roberts is a startup investor, entrepreneur and technologist. She has over 20 years of early-stage hardware venture experiences in Silicon Valley and is known for her work founding Watermark, the leading organization for women entrepreneurs. Before her career in venture, Jennifer led product and technical efforts at Apple, HP and Sun Microsystems. Jennifer is an active Stanford alum (GSB and SOE) and a mentor at Stanford's StartX incubator, the Stanford Venture Studio and ICME at the School of Engineering. Jennifer also serves on the JCEI West Coast Advisor Board for Indiana University and is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum. She holds a BSEE from Stanford, an MSEE from UT and an MBA from Stanford.
Kelly is deeply immersed in the Silicon Valley start-up community. Having grown multiple start-ups from conception to over $100M valuations, she is a leading Go-To-Market expert. After earning her MBA from Oxford University, Kelly served at the helm of several early-stage hardware companies (Lily, Mimosa, Candl) and advised many others. Kelly has broad technology experience, but specializes in guiding Robotics, AI, AR/VR and computer vision companies from concept to launch. She has tremendous experience managing successful betas, developing use cases, connecting products to the right customers, and leading successful product launches. She has also seen some of the extreme pitfalls of SV start-ups - this unique knowledge helps her guide new companies to success. She is a Techstars and Oxford Creative Destruction Labs mentor.
Mike is a passionate sales-focused startup investor and advisor. With decades of sales and technology experience, Mike is an expert when it comes to an understanding of the mindset of the consumer. He is very active in the Pittsburgh community and entrepreneurial ecosystem; as a founder, investor, and advisor in the fields of Machine Learning, Robotics and PropTech. Having “run the gauntlet” as both founder and investor, Mike has deep insight regarding all aspects of the startup journey. Mike holds a B.S. from Purdue University. An avid adventurer seeker, you can often find Mike cycling, heliskiing, mountaineering or playing ice hockey – usually with at least one of his kids in tow.