Health/Sport Tech Expert Panel & Networking Mixer- Google SF 6/26
On June 26, 2018 we hosted our Health/Sport Tech Event at Google in San Francisco. This event was filled with networking, making connections, and a discussion with an expert panel about all things health/sport technology related. Couldn’t make the event but are interested in other upcoming events? Visit our events page! These events are perfect for people of all industries and backgrounds who want to network with other professionals and learn more in general.
Our Expert Panel included:
Greg Fisher– CEO of Berkeley Sourcing Group
As founder/CEO of Berkeley Sourcing Group, Greg Fisher has spent the last 13 years working with over 1000 startups to develop and manufacture innovative products. Living in China 1/3rd of that time, he worked with hardware startups to help improve their initial designs for manufacturing, qualify and select factories, manage factory negotiations and relationships, and develop and implement quality control processes. With this history, Greg has a unique perspective of what it takes for startups to compete in a space that was previously dominated by big business.
David Kelly– Employee at Game Golf
The GAME GOLF product is allowed under the Rules of Golf and is permitted in tournament play, allowing automatic shot and game tracking for comprehensive post round analytics and social extension of the game through the GAMEGOLF.com platform. GAME GOLF has partnered with the PGA of America and with Golf Channel. Both organizations believe that golf is ready for technology that inspires the players of the game to play more, extend the game beyond the course and attract younger golfers to the game. The development company behind GAME GOLF is Game Your Game Inc, a privately held company that is pioneering the gamification of sport through its development of the GAME platform with its first product being GAME GOLF.
Gera Rivkin– CEO of 6 Pack Fitness
Gera comes from a CPG background, most recently as a Chief Executive Officer of 6 Pack Fitness, innovative, patented, meal management travel gear and accessories for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Prior, Gera held a position as a Director of Brand Marketing for Zoom Eyeworks, the leading designer and marketer of reading glasses, sunglasses and speciality eyewear. Prior to Zoom Eyeworks Inc., Gera worked as a Brand Manager at Lowepro, an international company known for producing carrying solutions for imaging equipment and consumer electronics. There he developed and launched some of the most successful products in the protective case industry today.
About the host:
David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is the Founder of Oakland based Piedmont Avenue Consulting through which he provides business consulting and marketing services to create brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty and generate new opportunities. David works with a diversity of clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond such as restaurants and retail specialty stores, franchises, professional services firms, start-ups and individual entrepreneurs. He leverages his extensive professional and education background, including a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology to motivate people to create change, while understanding the psychology behind business and marketing decisions. David is an active member, on the executive board, or advisory committees for several organizations. He continually collaborates with several consultant groups, merchant associations, and charities to best serve the community. David is a sought after speaker on a wide range of topics from Social Media to event marketing and through his consulting, lectures, trainings, and keynotes has educated more than 15,000 business owners.