International Seminar Digital Transformation Silicon Valley




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Who should attend

This week-long seminar is aimed at business professionals from any sector who want an in-depth look into the world of startups and entrepreneurship directly from the source - Silicon Valley.

Participating in the ISDT at Silicon Valley seminar will provide you with knowledge and insights applicable to develop and lead your company's digital transformation or get your startup off the ground.

About the course

Open your mind to the future of business

The bootcamp will allow you to experience the Silicon Valley ecosystem while discovering the secrets of the most relevant companies in the digital world.

Open your mind to the future of business.

This seminar is the story of Silicon Valley, as told over five days from the protagonists themselves. Startups sharing their struggles and success stories. VCs revealing what they look for before investing. Incubators and accelerators showcasing the next big thing. Industry leaders providing behind-the-scenes looks at what keeps them on top. You’ll hear it all in San Francisco, where innovation and entrepreneurship thrive.

The seminar is structured as follows:

  • Sessions held in an exclusive event space in the heart of San Francisco, with topics ranging from startup funding and VCs to digital technologies and business strategies from major players in Silicon Valley companies.
  • In-depth visits to leading startups and companies including LinkedIn, Google, Salesforce, and 500 startups.


Sessions focused on hot topics in entrepenuership and innovation including VC funding, AI, machine learning frugal innovation, new ways of working, and more, all from active professionals thriving in Silicon Valley.

DAY 0.1

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day:

  • The History of Silicon Valley.
  • A Candid Conversation about the Silicon Valley Ecosystem.
  • Operationalizing Responsible AI Practice in Business.

DAY 0.2

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day:

  • Actionable Insights from Startup Ventures
  • Innovative AI Solutions in eCommerce
  • Startups Roundtable

DAY 0.3

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day:

  • Delivering a Winning Pitch.
  • Venture Capital & Alternative Funding Strategies.
  • Digital Pure Players.

DAY 0.4

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day:

  • Business Model Workshop.
  • Actionable Insights from an Angel Investor.
  • Membership Economy

DAY 0.5

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day:

  • Workshop: AI & Machine Learning.
  • The Future of Work.
  • The Future of Leadership.


Marvin Liao

Marvin is a Partner at Micro Venture Capital Fund 500 Startups, running the SF-based accelerator program as well as investing in Seed stage startups. He Invests in Digital Media, Enterprise SaaS, Marketplace, Mobile, AdTech/MarketingTech, Digital Health, Internet of Things, and Fintech startups. ...

Ariel Poler

Ariel Poler is an Internet entrepreneur, mentor and investor. He was the founder of IPRO, the first web analytics company, and of Topica, one of the first email communities. Ariel was board member of Kana Software, LinkExchange, Odeo, LOLapps and Stumbleupon. He currently serves on the boards of ...

Ed Fernandez

With over 25 years of experience, Ed is an accomplished business leader, an experienced Silicon Valley venture capitalist and a technology entrepreneur with a particular focus on machine learning and artificial intelligence. Based in Palo Alto, Ed is an electrical & electronics engineer by t...

Soujanya Bhumkar

Most recently Soujanya was Vice President of Global Partnerships at Yahoo. In this role, Soujanya and his team led all strategic and revenue generating mobile partnerships by syndicating Yahoo monetization, Mail and apps to App Developers, OEM’s and Carriers around the world. Soujanya has a histo...

Steve Cadigan

Steve Cadigan is a highly sought-after talent advisor to leaders and organizations across the globe. As Founder of his own Silicon Valley-based firm, Cadigan Talent Ventures, Steve advises a wide range of innovative organizations that include Twitter, Google, GoPro, The Royal Bank of Scotland, an...

Sally Thornton

An instigator on how to thrive in the future of work, Sally is the CEO of Forshay, a firm that focuses on how people can do their best work through executive recruiting, project-based work, and improving the system of work through increased diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Forshay was awarde...

David White

I have the privilege to be working at LinkedIn - a company that is transforming the world of talent. As a professional, diverse opportunities and the chance to work with amazing people in my life/career have put me in a position to add unique value to the teams and companies I work with. Educati...

Robbie Kellman Baxter

Robbie Kellman Baxter brings over twenty years of strategy consulting and marketing expertise to Peninsula Strategies, her strategy consulting firm focused on helping companies leverage subscription pricing, digital community and freemium to build deeper relationships with customers. Her clients ...

B Cavello

B is a technology and facilitation expert who is passionate about creating social change through empowering everyone to participate in technological and social governance. B is Program Lead at the Partnership on AI, a non-profit multi-stakeholder initiative to address the most important and diff...

Sanjay Jhawar

Sanjay Jhawar is Co-founder, President and Chief Product Officer at RealWear –makers of the world’s first head-mounted tablet computer –a wearable that completely frees the hands of industrial workers. Known as a strategist, innovator and leader for over 25 years, Sanjay has a deep product backg...

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