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#MyStory featuring Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, Founder & CEO, ...
Apr 13, 2021
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM (America/Los_Angeles)
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My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur Featuring Dr. Ann Marie Sastry – Leading the future of online learning!

Through technological disruption accelerated by the global pandemic, the future of work has been reshaped – and to be able to compete, people urgently need new skills. Gone are the days when an earned degree is the end of “education.” Instead, every generation expects to learn continuously, and almost all professional learning will be online. Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, Founder and CEO of Amesite Inc. [Nasdaq: AMST] describes her team’s journey to addressing one of the most critical issues facing humanity: how to keep people upskilled in the face of the most rapidly evolving technology era in history.

Amesite is a high-tech artificial intelligence software company offering a cloud-based platform and content creation services for courses and programs that are branded to its customers. The company’s mission is to improve the way the world learns. The team is passionate about understanding the needs of learners and instructors and builds products that deliver—for each and every one.

Using artificial intelligence to provide customized environments for learners, easy-to-manage interfaces for instructors, and greater accessibility for learners, Amesite has focused on the user experience, enabling the company to work with a wide variety of enterprises. Its cutting-edge technology provides cost-effective, scalable, and engaging experiences for learners anywhere.

Join us for this inspiring talk, ask all your questions, learn from the experiences of a highly successful entrepreneur who is known for building and scaling successful companies, and connect with other aspiring entrepreneurs virtually on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

About Ann Marie Sastry

Ann Marie Sastry is President and CEO of Amesite, an award-winning artificial intelligence software company focused on improving learning, and a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Awardee (2020). Dr. Sastry was previously CEO, Board Director and co-Founder of Sakti3, recognized as one of MIT’s 50 Smartest Companies (2015), and as a Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work winner (2017). The company was acquired by Dyson in 2015 for $90M. Sastry was invited to the White House in 2015 to be recognized for her technology entrepreneurship, and meet with President Barack Obama. Her technology and business work have been featured in WSJ, Fortune, Forbes, The Economist, USA Today, The New York Times, and on the cover of Inc.

Prior to starting her companies, she was Arthur F. Thurnau Professor (UM’s highest teaching honor) at the University of Michigan, for 17 years. Tenured and promoted early, Sastry was recognized with some of the highest honors in her scientific fields, including the ASME Frank Kreith Energy Award (2011) and NSF’s Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (1997). She has co-authored over 100 publications and 100 patents and filings and has delivered over 100 invited lectures and seminars globally (NIH, NSF, NAE, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Oxford, Cambridge, etc.).

Sastry is active in business mentorship and philanthropy, with emphases on education, the environment, and poverty alleviation. She serves on the Boards of the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), the Alpha House Family Homeless Shelter, Laidlaw Venture Partners, and the Oxford Company, among others. She holds Ph.D. and MS degrees from Cornell University, and a BS from the University of Delaware, all in Mechanical Engineering.

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So, you want to know how she did it? What are her learnings that you can apply in your businesses and startups too? Then come and join us for this inspiring talk virtually on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

TiE Host:
Naveen Bisht, Chair, My Story Program, TiE Silicon Valley

Schedule:
6:00 PM – Introduction and Program
6:40 PM - Q & A
7:00 PM- Adjourn

For more information contact:

Vrushali Malpekar [email protected]

My Story – TiE SV Original Program

This talk is part of TiE SV’s monthly program “My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur” to celebrate entrepreneurship and bring stories from successful entrepreneurs in their own words that are both inspiring and educational. The invited speaker(s) share their entrepreneurial journey and talk about lessons learned, mistakes they wish they avoided, and key decisions that helped make their venture successful. Besides questions from the moderator, audience questions are encouraged.

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