StartupGrind MB's 6th meetup of our monthly 2023 series hosts 6 South Bay CEOs focused AI, the metaverse and CPG (spirits and drinkware this month). Wrapping the event with a fireside chat with President of Product Management Associaion of LA - PMA.LA - Ethan Cole, a Redondo resident and serial leader in the tech space.
About this event
Uniquely to StartupGrind-Manhattan Beach, our 2023 series of events focuses on our seasoned local professionals here in the South Bay and host multiple new CEOs sharing their new ventures:
Our event will start with a short roundtable of these 5 local CxOs sharing their latest launches:
GetInference.com - Taro Koki is a partner in GetInference which teaches professionals how to use AI for marketing and develops innovative AI-based solutions like StyleMyRide.ai. He is also a founding member of ThinkingMedia.ai which develops next generation media platforms.
Cooper.ai - MB CEO Jenny Cooper shares her latest platform - an AI-driven decision-intelligence platform for business leaders.
Lockerverse.com - South Bay newcomer and Lockerverse Cofounder Marcus Rance shares his community platform that integrates core creator tools to enable fans to access communities, merchandise, content, utility-based digital collectibles, and experiences from the creators and brands that define the culture.
We've developed a tradition of having local leaders share their latest Brand Launches and we are excited to have
>> Karl Petersson joining us from amroth.io - a new spirits distributor who connects brands with retailers and consumers using a refreshingly modern, digital approach.
Fireside chat featured guest:
Ethan Cole, Phd (from UCLA!) is a Redondo Beach executive for URUIT and has lead the Product Managment Association of Los Angeles for the last 6 years.
LA's largest Product Management professional organization is composed of over 2,500 of LA’s top Product Management talent.
• He built a 20+ volunteer organization that services 2,000 of LA’s best and brightest in digital Product Managers with members from over 500+ companies.
• PMA.LA offers a Mentorship Program that connects students from underrepresented populations to foster diversity, inclusion and equity in Product Management. Over 270 minority candidates have been mentored.