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Thursday, April 20 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology for Good Conference: Flash Talks | Cville’s Most Innovative Startups

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Come join us for an exciting round of lightning talks from 7 hot Charlottesville startups. We’ll learn about each startup and something interesting they’ve learned building their startup. All this is followed by some time for a meet-and-greet.

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avatar for Marty Weiner

Marty Weiner

Founding Engineer of Pinterest. First CTO at Reddit.
Marty was a founding engineer at Pinterest and spent 4.5 exciting years building Pinterest from tiny to big. In 2015 he joined Reddit as its first CTO tasked with helping bring the company into working order. Much gray hair was created, but now Reddit is well on its way toward IPO.Marty... Read More →
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Kevin Eisenfrats

Co-Founder & CEO, Contraline, Inc.
Kevin co-founded Contraline and has been CEO since its inception in 2015. Contraline is a medical device company developing paradigm-shifting innovations in reproductive health, starting with the world's first long-lasting, reversible male contraceptive known as ADAM. Kevin has led... Read More →
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Eric Mayton

CEO, Cerillo
Eric Mayton is the President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board at Cerillo, a Charlottesville, VA based life sciences firm focused on removing boundaries of traditional equipment for scientific researchers. Eric spent the first decade of his career managing academic and commercial laboratories... Read More →
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Melissa Phillips

Data Scientist and Community Engagement Coordinator, GA-CCRi
Melissa Phillips is a Data Scientist and the Community Engagement Coordinator at GA-CCRi, a Charlottesville-based geospatial data science company.  As a Team Lead on the Tracking team, Melissa's work involves extracting features and fusing data sources to empower decision-makers... Read More →
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Ed Rogers

Chief Executive Officer, Bonumose, Inc.
Mr. Rogers is the CEO and co-founder of Bonumose, Inc., a food ingredient and enzyme innovation company based in Virginia, USA. Mr. Rogers has 30 years of business experience as a technology company founder, CEO, investor, adviser and attorney. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rogers founded... Read More →
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Tom Barker

Co-Founder, CSO, Vasarya Therapeutics
Dr. Barker is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Virginia and the Co-Founder of two biotech Start-ups, SelSym Biotech and Vasarya Therapeutics, serving as CSO for the later.  Dr. Barker received his Bachelor... Read More →
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David Johnson

CEO, Icarus Medical
Dave Johnson is the CEO and founder of Icarus Medical Innovations. Dave suffers from early-onset knee arthritis and realized there are no effective ways to manage this problem. Dave is an avid snowboarder and kiteboarder but could no longer do these activities due to severe knee pain... Read More →
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Dr. Silvia Blemker

Chief Scientific Officer, Springbok Analytics
Silvia Salinas Blemker, Ph.D. is the Chief Scientific Officer and a co-founder of Springbok Analytics. She is fascinated by skeletal muscle biomechanics and physiology and is well-known in the field for developing novel computational and experimental approaches to study muscle, with... Read More →


Thursday April 20, 2023 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
Common House