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Friday, June 17 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Why and How to Partner With a Big Company

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Startups frequently don't realize the large amount of opportunities there are to partner with large companies. Many larger corporate entities invest significant resources in identifying and partnering with promising early-stage companies, and have large teams dedicated to finding and working with these companies.Learn why and how technology giants Cisco and Qualcomm go about finding and partnering with startups to expand their portfolio of new technologies and solutions. 

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Gary Hoffman

Managing Director, XiXI LLC
Gary Hoffman is an organizer for San Diego Startup Week Growth Track and the San Diego startup speaker series Vital Intake. Gary mentors local startup CEOs and coaches at startup events.Gary is Managing Director for XiXi, LLC an international trading company.
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Ryan Willemsen

Founder / CEO, Solar to the People
I'm happy to talk about web and product analytics, finance, and growth. And of course, solar! https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanwillemsen

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Alex Goryachev

Managing Director - Co-Innovation Centers, Cisco
I am a Managing Director of Innovation Strategy and Programs at Cisco, the $50-billion technology leader. In this role, I lead global network of Co-Innovation Centers, enabling the company’s innovation ecosystem, and lead a corporate-wide portfolio of employee innovation programs.I... Read More →
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Navrina Singh

Head of Qualcomm Innovation | Director Product Management, Qualcomm
I am crazy passionate about technology, world-changing ideas and people making those ideas a reality. I have over 14 years of experience in mobile technology, creating & leading invaluable innovation strategies and developing business & technology commercialization plan. I am excited... Read More →

Friday June 17, 2016 12:15pm - 1:15pm PDT
701 B Street 16th Floor, Room B