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Plug and Play是一个全球性的创新平台。我们建立创业公司与企业桥梁,每年投资100多家公司。

我们在全球有22处分支机构,成功案例包括PayPal, Dropbox, SoundHound 和LendingClub.




Silicon Valley Startup Accelerator




团队成员

奇迹背后的团队


总裁办公室

Saeed Amidi

创始人&总裁

Saeed Amidi

Saeed Amidi is the Founder and CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center.

Saeed also holds the position of General Partner in Amidzad. The fund has been investing in technology companies for over 15 years and holds successful investments in over 70 technology companies, some of which are: PayPal, Powerset, Danger, Bix, Powerset, DropBox, Lending Club, Zoosk, etc.

A serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 28 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies. He has successfully started and grown businesses both nationally, as well as internationally, in countries like: Spain, Germany, France, and Austria.

Saeed’s current passion is inspiring and helping entrepreneurs and startups out of universities. His objective is to identify great entrepreneurs with a passion to execute on their ideas.

Saeed is an active member of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous charitable foundations. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), a world-class network of Fortune 500 CEOs, accomplished serial entrepreneurs, and veteran financial executives.

Tracey Laden

总裁行政助理

Tracey Laden

Jojo Flores

联合创始人&副总裁

Jojo Flores

Jojo is currently involved in the overall strategic planning and prioritizing of Plug and Play. Jojo’s immediate focus is on building strategic alliances in the Philippines and other reigns of South East Asia.
创业项目 投资和导师团队

Laura Marcolin

投资社区

Laura Marcolin

Alireza Masrour

管理合伙人

Alireza Masrour

Yassi Taromi

创业营主管

Yassi Taromi

Startup Camp Director

Neda Amidi

投资经理

Neda Amidi

Investment Principal

Shelby Golan

投资部行政助理

Shelby Golan

Investment Executive Assistant
企业合作关系 战略交易

Michael Olmstead

企业合作关系副总裁

Michael Olmstead

Michael Olmstead is the founding partner and director of Plug and Play Retail, an investment vehicle and accelerator focused on technology startups in the brand and retail space. Michael led 22 investments in 2014 and is in charge of managing all strategic corporate partners in the retail space. Some of his partners include Target, Panasonic, P&G, Kohl’s, Mars, Simon Properties, Pizza Hut, and Home Depot. Prior to his current role, Michael was in with a Plug and Play portfolio company called Zuli, a bluetooth automation company backed by Menlo Ventures and Logitech. Michael graduated from Whittier College with a BA in both Business Administration and Economics with minors in International Business and Marketing.

Bo Sakowski

商业拓展

Bo Sakowski

Business Development – Travel & Hospitality

Scott Robinson

金融科技主管

Scott Robinson

scott (at) plugandplaytechcenter (dot) com
Scott Robinson is the founder partner and director of Plug and Play FinTech, the financial and security focused startup accelerator in partnership with Citi, Deutsche Bank, USAA, Capital One, Intuit, Assurant and other corporations. Scott has worked with Plug and Play, a global startup accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley, for the past two years managing a number of FinTech and Bitcoin related initiatives. Additionally, Scott is the founder of Plug and Play Bitcoin, the co-organizer of the world's oldest Bitcoin Meetup and founder of the first nationally syndicated Bitcoin Job Fair. Scott is responsible for Plug & Play’s investments in 37 coins, Pavilion, SFOX, Bitwage, Purse.IO, Blockscore among others. Scott graduated from UCLA in 2008, where he received his B.A. in History.

Katie Jarve

商业拓展

Katie Jarve

Business Development – Media & Mobile

Megan Ramies

企业运营

Megan Ramies

Corporate Operations

Winston

宠物主管

Winston

Phillip Vincent

物联网主管

Phillip Vincent

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Tessa Imbrie

物联网运营

Tessa Imbrie

Pouya Tehranian

商业拓展

Pouya Tehranian

RJ Carver

商业拓展

RJ Carver

Corporate Development Manager

Omeed Mehrinfar

商业拓展

Omeed Mehrinfar

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Sobhan Khani

商业拓展

Sobhan Khani

Corporate Partnership Associate

Connie Weisman

医疗主管

Connie Weisman

Service Partner Manager

Alex Cobos

墨西哥主管

Alex Cobos

Corporate Partnerships Mexico

Amir Amidi

管理合伙人

Amir Amidi

Managing Partner of Travel and Hospitality Center of Innovation

Seena Amidi

商业拓展

Seena Amidi

Corporate Partnerships

Kelly Detro

零售部运营

Kelly Detro

Julia Belaya

医疗部运营

Julia Belaya

Robin Ardeshir

媒体&移动部主管

Robin Ardeshir

Director of Media & Mobile

Utpal Kaul

战略顾问

Utpal Kaul

Strategic Advisor - Travel & Hospitality

Candace Widdoes

企业创新负责人

Candace Widdoes

Candace is the SVP and Head of Corporate Innovation Platforms at Plug and Play Tech Center

Candace oversees and defines corporate-focused initiatives within Plug and Play’s various themed acceleration programs.

Candace’s initiatives at Plug and Play include developing and running the Plug and Play Volkswagen Accelerator, Insurance Accelerator, Brand & Retail Accelerator, Internet of Things Accelerator, and Financial & Security Accelerator.

Prior to Plug and Play, Candace worked in the financial services industry as a broker, mutual fund wholesaler, and loan counselor. She has previously held Series 7, 63, and 66 certifications for her roles at Charles Schwab and Old Mutual.

Candace holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Max Koenig

金融科技运营

Max Koenig

Corporate Partnerships Operations
运营、法律&人资 让一切成为可能!

Amy Castro

前台

Amy Castro

Front Desk Coordinator

Jessica Sanchez

运营部协调员

Marc Steiner

法律顾问

Marc Steiner

Legal Counsel

Nicole Link

前台

Nicole Link

Front Desk Coordinator

Roja Amrollah

房地产经理

Roja Amrollah

Kate Reardon

Legal Operations

Kate Reardon

Jackie Hernandez

运营部副总裁

Jackie Hernandez

Jackie is the Vice President of Operations and Customer Engagement at Plug and Play Tech Center. Jackie is the chief evangelist and founding member of Plug and Play. She oversees the operation of the headquarters and the real estate division and has been instrumental to the creation and maintenance of the Plug and Play community. Jackie has over 20 years of experience in field operations, communications and resource management driving operational profitability and cross-functional relations. Previously, Jackie has worked in diverse corporate and international environments for the petrochemical and automotive industry, with emphasis on supply chain management and international trade. Her passion for innovation and education has taken her to share her startup expertise in several international forums like TEDx, Stanford University, and many other universities and incubators. Jackie holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Oscar Gutierrez

房地产经理,加州森尼维尔市

Oscar Gutierrez

Real Estate Manager, Sunnyvale
市场 扩散好消息。

Yelena Kasianova

市场经理

Yelena Kasianova

Allison Romero

视频营销经理

Allison Romero

Charlie Hilton

市场部主管

Charlie Hilton

风险投资 需找下一个最大的机遇。

George Damouny

高级经理

George Damouny

Investment Associate

Kadi-Ingrid Lilles

投资经理

Kadi-Ingrid Lilles

Ventures Associate

Emiko Pond

投资运营

Emiko Pond

Ventures Operations Manager

Fam Alonto

投资经理

Fam Alonto

Kristians Karlsons

投资经理

Kristians Karlsons

Ivan Zgomba

投资经理

Ivan Zgomba

Investment Principal

Andy Toth

高级经理

Andy Toth

Ventures Associate
International Working across the planet.

Claire Xiong

国际运营经理

Claire Xiong

Chinese Operations

Vanessa Yang

国际拓展经理

Vanessa Yang

Li Shing

国际运营经理

Li Shing

Chen Zhao

管理合伙人-中国

Chen Zhao

chen (at) plugandplaytechcenter (dot) com
Chen is currently spearheading Amidi Group and Plug and Play's startup accelerator and investment initiatives in China. He manages a team that are specialized in both growing local technology startups and helping cutting edge global companies enter into and expand their businesses in China market. Since 2013, Plug and Play China has been in operation in 5 cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou), and Chen’s led and participated in investment and cross-border acceleration of over 50 startups in both China and the U.S., including Intviu.com, Xberts.com, iDareX.com, Vocore.io, Lepow, Acton, Kadho, Crazybaby.com, etc.
Prior to Amidi Group and Plug and Play, Chen worked as the team lead and Sr. Software Engineer at Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG), where he led a development team in designing and implementing various Equity and Foreign Exchange trading analytics applications for institutional investment firms.
Chen holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, MS from USC and BS from Beihang University in Computer Science.
Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/chenzhaomba

Jupe Tan

国际运营副总裁

Jupe Tan

international (at) plugandplaytechcenter (dot) com
Jupe is overall responsible for international initiatives at Plug and Play, which includes the Plug and Play Accelerator programs for international startups as well as partnerships with multi-national corporations and governments from around the world. He also drives the international expansion and other strategic initiatives for Plug and Play. Plug and Play International has accelerated more than 300 startups from around the world in Silicon Valley and has launched programs and activities in Singapore, Canada, Spain, Russia and Germany. Plug and Play has also invested in over 50 international startups globally. Prior to Plug and Play, Jupe worked for National University of Singapore (NUS) as Program Director of NUS College in Silicon Valley, where he was responsible for managing the Silicon Valley operations for NUS. Jupe has led Plug and Play’s investments in ThoughtBuzz, First Meta and Zukami. Jupe holds a BA in Economics from National University of Singapore.

Yael Oppenheimer

国际运营经理

Yael Oppenheimer

活动&餐饮 创造难忘瞬间!

James Beaumier

厨师长

James Beaumier

James Beaumier is the Executive Chef here at Plug and Play. James provides a hot, fresh lunch for the Plug and Play community, Monday through Friday. He is directly involved in all of Plug and Play's events; from EXPOs to break services for board meetings.

Heather Michaels

活动市场销售经理

Heather Michaels

Kevin Withstandley

活动协调员

Kevin Withstandley

Events Coordinator

Lauren Robinson

活动主管

Lauren Robinson

Head of Events
I.T. 技术监护人

Michael Fong

系统管理员

Michael Fong

Syed Azhar

技术和云基础设施副总裁

Syed Azhar

VP of IT

Joe Krupowicz

系统管理负责人

Joe Krupowicz

Lead Systems Administrator
导师 在最聪明的导师帮助下。

Michael Calbert

KKR前零售主管

Michael Calbert

Former Head of Retail for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co

Mohsen Moazami

诺华科技公司创始人

Mohsen Moazami

Founder of Columbus Nova Technology Partners

Zarko Maletin

风投合伙人

Zarko Maletin

Joe Taylor

松下北美公司总裁

Joe Taylor