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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

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Noah Robinson | Innerworld

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Aldo Petruzzelli | Aequilibrium

Jonathan Nowak Delgado | Spree Interactive

Yolanda Barton | Revere XR

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Jenny Xu | Talofa Games

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Alex Westner | Xander

Dan Furman | Arctop

Timothy Porter | Mod Tech Labs Inc.

Alex Porter | Mod Tech Labs Inc.

Jun 2

03:40 PM - 05:10 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Startup Pitch Competition: Part 2

Dominique Wu | XReality Academy

Amber Hawkes | Here LA

Ariella Lehrer | Legacy Games

Sherry Chang | Neural Lab

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

David A. Smith | Croquet Corporation

Alex Coulombe | Heavenue / Agile Lens

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Chaitanya Ravi | SentioVR

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Quentin Turner | Intrinsic XR

Giovanni Fantoni Modena | Vitruvian

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Ofer Baharav | Villa