EvoNexus, MENTOR & tDM – How to Develop an AI Roadmap for Startups and SMB

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EvoNexus, MENTOR & tDM – How to Develop an AI Roadmap for Startups and SMB

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In partnership with EvoNexus, MENTOR, and theDevMasters:
Big tech companies are pouring tens of billions of dollars into research on artificial intelligence; how can SMB and startups hope to leverage AI to compete effectively?

In this workshop founders, owners, startups, and SMB will be walked through how to develop their own AI Roadmap. This session is being held inside the EvoNexus Irvine office, at University Park in Irvine.

All attendees are expected to know what their:

Vision is for their venture
Ideal AI vision
Current state of products or services
theDevMasters will walk though a case study to allow attendees to see how AI can help businesses compete and scale quickly. At the end of the session each attendee will be handed a worksheet to discuss cost leadership, their future state, and developing a differential focus.


6:00 PM: Mingle | Munch | Beer!

6:30 PM: Workshop

9:00 PM: Thank Yous | Goodnight


Zia Khan – theDevMasters (Senior Data Scientist)

Zia earned Master of Science, Computer Science, and a MBA from Preston University. As the Senior Data Scientist at theDevMasters he is the leading consultant for businesses and individuals.


Jessica Acosta Jaquez – Startup Grind (Director)

Marketing director, entrepreneur, connector, mentor, Pepperdine MBA graduate, wife, and mother… aka Wonder Woman/Caffeinated Woman

Malek Moubasher – Mentor Global Consultants (President)

With nearly two decades of consulting experience in entrepreneurship, organizational development and business transformation, combined with insight into the dynamic developments of the blockchain sector, Malek serves as a strategic partner to organizational leaders and advises them on how to maximize business value from blockchain technology.

Bob Genthert – EvoNexus Irvine (Managing Director)

Bob has 35 years of experience in executive Finance & Administrative positions including CFO/VP roles at Fortune 50 companies including TimeWarner & at the $5.5B home entertainment division at The Walt Disney Company. Bob has been involved in many internal corporate organically grown start-ups, including the Disney Publishing Group, ESPN Magazine, MovieLink & Matrix Mass Multiplayer Online Game.

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September 10, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Startup Grind


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