Founder & CEO
Amie is a collaborative leader of business-driven innovation and strategy for high-tech, B2B companies. Over the past decade in Silicon Valley, Amie has worked extensively with accelerators, VCs, and investors on behalf of corporate clients. She has combined broad industry knowledge with fundamental innovation processes to help clients realize millions of dollars in new market, new product and new technology opportunities. She brings insights from 20 years in high-tech positions, corporate innovation and management consulting. Her innovation-focused career began with international leadership positions with Nokia, Inet Technologies (now Tektronix), Teradyne and Texas Instruments. She holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
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Amie Gray, Founder & CEO of N³ Innovation has been working in the corporate and startup ecosystem for over 20 years. She can speak to working with startups, making cultural shifts within the corporate ecosystem and how innovation is shaping our tomorrow. Recently she has been seen on Silicon Valley Channel KMVT 15 Reverence Point Show and was the featured speaker at the Women's Luncheon Series at the Silicon Valley Capital Club.
Michelle Groff is both a strategic and hands-on leader with a focus on digital transformation, digital strategy and enterprise collaboration, voice of the customer development, process analysis and improvement. She has expertise in driving strategic evolution and tactical improvements in customer experience (CX), including creating new standards and roadmaps, establishing and delivering CX initiatives and evangelizing this new capability. Michelle's expertise includes Enterprise Content Management, Communities and Collaboration and spent the better part of a decade serving as a catalyst for successful community of practice, collaboration, knowledge management and marketing initiatives within the Professional Services and Enterprise Software industries. Michelle holds a BS in Management from Virginia Tech.
Kristy is an expert in project management, visual communication, and client management. She is a Smartsheet Certified Solution Provider, completing the Smartsheet Academy training in Seattle. Her expertise is integral to dashboard development, executive reporting, market research and startup sourcing. She proactively manages project metrics, priorities, timelines, and milestones. Kristy is effective at enhancing written material with a strong visual impact. Kristy has been a consultant for over 10 years. She holds a BFA degree from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Innovation Consultant and Business Development
Adriel is a technology entrepreneur, working on startups in marketplaces, logistics, and recruiting. His favorite (if you can pick favorites among children...) was his role leading sales for an autonomous vehicle company where he launched pilots with Walmart, NAPA Auto Parts, and Best Buy. As a former professor of entrepreneurship and an angel investor in over 12 startups, he's spent his career connecting technology, startups, and innovative corporations. Adriel holds degrees in business and philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Digital Innovation Consultant
Jitendra helps organizations derive insights through Data Science and Analytics. From defining the Analytics strategy to implementing Machine Learning algorithms via pilot projects and scaling, he applies at the intersection of Programming, Statistics and Business. He brings more than two decades of experience in Embedded Communication Systems having worked with British Physical Laboratories, Siemens, IBM, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Qualcomm and Broadcom. He co-founded two startups in VoIP and sensors-based IoT solutions. He has a Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Gulbarga University (India) and an MBA from the Santa Clara University. Jitendra is a Senior Member of IEEE.