2019 Bay Area Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference

2019 Bay Area | Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference

April 11-13, 2019

The Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC), the alumni engagement arm of Princeton’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and Princeton Club of Northern California cordially invite you join fellow Princeton alumni and their guests at the second Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference to be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 11 through 13, in Sunnyvale and San Francisco, per schedule below. The conference objectives are to educate, inspire, and engage the vibrant Princeton entrepreneurial community.

The conference will feature a wide range of content:

  • Several Princeton professors teaching classes from the University's rich array of entrepreneurial curriculum

  • Keynote speakers and alumni panels addressing a range of topics from the perspectives of both founders and investors

  • Princeton entrepreneurs sharing insights from across technology, life sciences, consumer, social impact, and arts enterprises

  • A Startup Showcase

  • Evening receptions

  • Skills-based workshops

The Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference is part of a larger Princeton Entrepreneurship Week in the Bay Area. It kicks off on Wednesday evening with a separate event in San Francisco at which selected startups will present at the Princeton Alumni Angels Spring 2019 Pitch Night.



Keynote Speakers

Kathy Ireland, P21
Founder and CEO, kathy ireland Worldwide
Tom Siebel, P11
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, C3

Conference Speakers

Abhinav Agrawal, '04
Co-Founder and CEO, Rocket
Don Albert, '79
Former President, North America, AdsWizz; Former Skype and eBay executive
Charity Goodman Allen, '00
Former Senior Product Counsel, Waymo
Jack Altman, '11
Co-Founder and CEO, Lattice
Luke Armour '13
General Partner, Chaac Ventures
Brian Ascher, '89
Partner, Venrock
Loic Bailly
Management consultant
Sara Wallace Beatty, '12
Head of Communications and Marketing, Global Development Incubator
Kimberly Betz
Executive Director, Career Services, Princeton University
Erik Blachford, '89
Venture Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures
Arts entrepreneur and investor
John Y. Chang, '91
Co-Founder and CTO, Willow
Bethany Coates, '98
Founder and CEO, BreakLine Education
Matthew Cooper, '05
Co-Founder/CEO, EarnUp
Karen Roter Davis '94
Director, Early Stage Projects - X (fka Google X)
Adriana De La Rosa, '95
Chief Development Officer, 2-1-1 Orange County
Valerie Delva, '06
Senior Director, R&D Strategy and Operations, Gilead
John Diekman, '65
Founder and Managing Partner, 5AM Ventures
Paul Dornier, '17
Founder and former CEO, Meetingbird
Karen Drexler, '81
Founder and CEO, Sandstone Diagnostics
Ted Gagliano, '82
President, Feature Post-Production, Twentieth-Century Fox
Ruth Gerson, '92
Singer and vocal coach
Max Greenwald, '17
Product Manager, Google; Founder/CEO, IgniteSTEM
Richard (Chip) Hay
Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations, Princeton University
Cornelia Huellstrunk
Executive Director, Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, Princeton University
Kathy Ireland, P21
Founder and CEO, kathy ireland Worldwide
Minqi Jiang, '12
Co-Founder, Macro
Brendon Kim, '89
VP, MD, Global Head, Samsung NEXT Ventures
Ilya Kirnos, '99
Founding Partner, SignalFire
Stephanie Rosenbaum Klassen, '90
Food writer and critic
Derek Lidow, '73
Author; Lecturer, Keller Center; Former CEO, iSuppli
Jaclyn Long, '98
Founder/Director, Mind Body Moms; Founder/Director, Mindful Child & Family Therapy, Inc.
Jamie Lowrey, '18
Public Policy and Strategy Analyst, Greenfield Labs (Ford Motor Company)
Julia Macalaster, '12
COO, Def Method
Anne-Marie Maman '84
Executive Director, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council
Trevor Martin, '11
Co-Founder and CEO, Mammoth Biosciences
Christine Marzano, '07
Actor and Co-Founder, DNABlock
Will McCalpin, '12
Product Manager, Swoop
Laura Melahn, '07
Partner, GV
Tom Meyer '87
Managing Partner, Nassau Street Ventures
David W. Miller, Ph.D.
Director, Faith & Work Initiative, Princeton University
James Mister, '10
Senior Investment & Expansion Manager, Bavarian U.S. Offices for Economic Development
Anita Gupta Modi, '08
Vice President of Product Strategy, Science37
Michelle Yang Moon, '99
Co-Founder/Director, Princeton Alumni Angels
Amit Mukherjee, '10
Partner, NEA
Brett Paschke, '90
Head of Equity Capital Markets, William Blair & Co.
Mark Poag '93
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Fitz Gate Ventures
Matthew Quilter, '74
Partner, Fenwick & West LLP
Joelle Rauh, '02
Co-Director, Princeton Alumni Angels
Jeff Russakow, '90
CEO, Boosted Boards
Emily Glassberg Sands, '09
Senior Director, Data Science, Coursera