About Barbara Bickham.

Award winning CTO and VC helps entrepreneurs and investors understand emerging technology. If you desire to understand emerging tech (Blockchain, AI, Quantum Computing, Augmented Reality, Internet of Things), build emerging technology products, and invest in the next big emerging technology companies then I can definitely help you. My accomplishments include:

Education

  • VC University Fall 2019 Certificate
  • Venture Deals Spring 2019 Statement of Achievement
  • University of Chicago, New Entrepreneurs Program
  • MS Computer Science from West Coast University
  • BA Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley
  • Work History

  • Has 35+ years experience in Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Spent 10+ years in the Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Ran an Angel Investing Group in Los Angeles with 450 Angel Investors
  • Raised Millions of Dollars as a CEO and CTO
  • Worked the last 5+ years as a CTO Architecting and Designing Blockchain, AI and other Emerging Tech products
  • Created a Virtual Accelerator teaching the 8 week Due Diligence and Sustainability Intensive
  • Mentor Companies Globally
  • Board of CryptoKidsCamp
  • Advisory Board of the MIND Institute, Project New Dawn and Freeman Capital
  • Awards, Titles and Designations

  • Best Emerging Tech Fund & Accelerator 2020 & Finance Innovation Award in Equal Opportunity Private Equity 2020, Acquisition International
  • Best Qualified Opportunity Fund Managers 2019, Investment Fund Awards, Wealth and Finance International
  • The 10 Most Influential Women Leaders 2019
  • Women in IT, Female CTO of the Year 2019, Nominee
  • Heart Centered Tech Award, 2019
  • Gartner Cool Vendor Award, REST API 2014
  • Founding & Speaking

  • Founded TechGenii, Inc., a digital strategy company; Wilderforex.com, a Forex Software company
  • Been written up in Forbes Magazine
  • Spoke at the Inaugural Congressional Black Blockchain Briefing - October 2019 on Blockchain Funding Gaps
  • Spoken in 5 countries on Blockchain Funding Trends
  • Spoken Virtually on Decentralized Finance, Blockchain Funding, Blockchain 101, Global Funding Trends, Remote Work
  • Global Pitch Judge Evaluating Companies Investor Presentation
  • Spoke at Pasadena Angels and Women's Venture Summit on Emerging Tech Investing
  • Fun Facts

    • Worked at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
    • One of 8 women in the Los Angeles CTO Forum
    • Write a blog called Unbound, Life Decentralized a curated newsletter discussing Emerging Tech Trends and Space
    • Raised Million of Dollars using the Due Diligence Intensive
    • Remote working since 1993
    • Took an acting class to become comfortable with being on camera and speaking in front of people
    • Learning Korean and Russian so I can better understand my global partners
    • Minimalist Traveller, can pack for 1 week with 1 backpack and 1 purse

    When you want to understand emerging technology (Blockchain, AI, Quantum Computing, Augmented Reality, Internet of Things), most of what you need is help, instruction, and encouragement from someone who has "been there and done that!" with emerging technology.  I can help you understand emerging tech (Blockchain, AI, Quantum, AR/VR, IoT), build emerging technology products, and invest in the next big emerging technology companies!

    YES! I'm Ready To Create A Roadmap For Investing In, Fundraising For Or Building Emerging Technology Companies With The "60-Min Emerging Tech Session" For $750.00.

    About Han Ko.
    Strategic Global Advisor

    President & CEO, USAKO Group has 3 decades of experience in international investment in technology and business scale-up. Based on his engineering background, Han has successfully launched and operated multiple ventures. His in-depth expertise includes (a) startup accelerator and scale-up for tech industry and (b) real estate development, financing, TDD and TIF for commercial real estate. He engaged numerous speaking and lecture engagements at venues such as Cambridge Innovation Center, universities and economic development centers. He also has played various leadership and advisory roles in multiple for-profit organizations over the decades, serving as an investor/board member/advisor/mentor for multiple startups and mid-size companies in U.S. and Asia. In addition, he has been serving on multiple boards of non-profits, including AACC Chamber of Commerce, the official Presidential Advisory Council member of S. Korea (NUAC), FIRST Robotics and International RoboCup Federation. His media feature includes Year 2020 Top 100 People in Finance by the magazine for his achievement.