Monday's Featured Guest for our Weekly Virtual Happy Hour, 8/16/2021, 5:30 PM EDT
Amanda Cavaleri, Managing Director of APRÉS TECH, a Bitcoin advisory firm
Join us Monday, 8/16/2021, for another virtual happy hour and interactive discussion around everything #natsec innovation. With featured guest, Amanda Cavaleri, Managing Director of APRÉS TECH, a Bitcoin advisory firm, and partner with Pearl Snap Capital.
Cavaleri's entrepreneurial work resides at the intersection of emerging technology and wisdom. She has worked alongside world-renowned technology pioneers, Dr. David Chaum (founder of DigiCash — the predecessor to Bitcoin) and Dr. Marc Fleury (professionalized open-source via JBoss). Cavaleri received her Master of Science in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. Cavaleri consults regarding technology commercialization, go-to-market strategy, funding, and government relations. She also works in alternative investments, including Bitcoin. Cavaleri has been involved in academic business and product development as a Thought Leader with Carnegie Mellon University & UPMC’s Quality of Life Tech Center and as an Innovation and as a Business Partner with University of Denver's Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging. She was recognized as a Top 50 Influencer in Aging by PBS’s Next Avenue and was an Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Fellow with AARP where she worked to solve skills and generational gaps within the 50+ workforce. Her work has been featured nationally and locally in publications ranging from the Stanford Longevity Center and Colorado Health Insitute to American Society on Aging and The Daily Beast. Cavaleri's work has been featured on the TEDx stage, a lifestyle feature in The Denver Post, and a PBS NewsHour segment. She has guest lectured at the University of Malta, University of Maryland, Baltimore Country, University of Colorado, and University of Southern California.