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Kristina Serafim
Managing Director Verizon Ventures
Kristina Serafim is a Managing Director at Verizon Ventures, focusing on early stage investments in metaverse, Web3.0, Immersive tech, data management, ML & AI, 5G and the future of connectivity. Prior to Verizon, Kristina was a Managing Director at Intellectual Ventures, where she led investments in immersive tech, gaming, ML and vertical AI technologies. Kristina’s entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding and leading two enterprise SaaS start-ups, from inception to acquisition by global Fortune 500 companies. Kristina also spent several years on the strategy, ventures and corporate development teams at IBM and at NAGRA. She has an electrical and mechanical engineering degree from Kettering University and an MBA from Harvard University.

TALKS

Jun 2

01:00 PM - 01:50 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Investor Q&A - Ask Us Anything!

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Moritz Baier-Lentz | BITKRAFT Ventures

Gregory Castle | Anorak Ventures

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Jun 2

02:00 PM - 03:20 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Startup Pitch Competition: Part 1

Jenny Xu | Talofa Games

Dan Furman | Arctop

Timothy Porter | Mod Tech Labs Inc.

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Alex Porter | Mod Tech Labs Inc.

Alex Westner | Xander

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Yolanda Barton | Revere XR

Jonathan Nowak Delgado | Spree Interactive

Aldo Petruzzelli | Aequilibrium

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Noah Robinson | Innerworld

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Jun 2

03:40 PM - 05:10 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Startup Pitch Competition: Part 2

Chaitanya Ravi | SentioVR

Ofer Baharav | Villa

Quentin Turner | Intrinsic XR

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Giovanni Fantoni Modena | Vitruvian

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Alex Coulombe | Heavenue / Agile Lens

David A. Smith | Croquet Corporation

Sherry Chang | Neural Lab

Ariella Lehrer | Legacy Games

Amber Hawkes | Here LA

Dominique Wu | XReality Academy