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    1. 1. We can change the world By opening minds… How your support for the Global Leaders, Entrepreneurs, & Altruists Network (glean) will change the world
    2. 2. What is glean ? Global Leaders, Entrepreneurs, & Altruists Network. With roots in a cluster of great organizations Invisible. No dues. No budget. No bricks and mortar. glean Other Universities, Non-Profits, Governments Other Global Entrepreneurial Firms BASES, NUSEA, Exitera, SEC, SWIB SCPD Stanford SoE MS and E STVP Educational Network: (via, MySpace, Linkedin) NUS, KTH, SSE, SSES, HBS, &… Industry Network(via, MySpace): BDA, EA, VCs, BigTent, glean startups, &…
    3. 3. glean Mission & 5 Objectives (What we want to achieve) <ul><li>To promote world peace by helping global leaders, entrepreneurs, altruists do 5 things: </li></ul><ul><li>Build trustworthy networks </li></ul><ul><li>Transcend culture, time and distance </li></ul><ul><li>Create true value </li></ul><ul><li>Save the planet </li></ul><ul><li>Share the wealth. </li></ul>
    4. 4. glean Strategies (How we will achieve the mission & objectives) <ul><li>Help entrepreneurial leaders to build trustworthy companies, networks, and markets around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop new generations of global entrepreneurial leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>Help women entrepreneurs and “new kids on the block” get access to capital, customers, and talent. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver world class learning to entrepreneurial teams whenever, wherever they need it. </li></ul><ul><li>Blend education and entertainment. </li></ul>
    5. 5. glean hot spots Current Focus: Singapore Stockholm Silicon Valley Seattle, Boston Future Initiatives: Shanghai; Beijing; Copenhagen; LA; San Diego; Hong Kong; Palau; Ho Chi Min City and a cluster of cities in India…
    6. 6. Why Mobile? Why India? Why Now? <ul><li>Why Mobile? We’ve been mobile road warriors since college. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tomk – Stanford in 1981 – Osborne, then Compaq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mohit – College of Engineering Pune in 2005 – Compaq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From “Suitcases” to notebooks to Treos and Blackberries to the i-Phone… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why India? Because in the mobile world, India is no longer an “emerging market” – It has momentum that is impacting the globe. </li></ul><ul><li>Why Now? An army of Global Entrepreneurial Leaders Appeared. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mohit aced my GEM course – earned my trust. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>His entrepreneurial skills and passion inspired me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He persuaded many global entrepreneurs to participate in the project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BDA lead by Kunal Bajaj & Ted Dean brought complementary skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualcomm led by Jeff Belk and Nagraj Kashyap sponsored this evening </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Mobile Momentum Our Vision <ul><li>A forum to facilitate a dialogue between the mobile communities of academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, carriers, investors in Silicon Valley and Asian Mobile Markets through periodical detailed briefings, discussions, case studies, round tables and projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Align with and complement the efforts of many other organizations at Stanford and in Silicon Valley that build bridges to Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Momentum Co-Founders: </li></ul><ul><li>Mohit Gundecha and Tom Kosnik </li></ul><ul><li>Founding Advisory Board member: Chetan Sharma </li></ul>
    8. 8. Mobile Momentum Next steps <ul><li>Recruiting an Advisory Board consisting of experts, investors and entrepreneurs in the Mobile industry from Asia and North America </li></ul><ul><li>Inviting your feedback on what you’d like the forum to be </li></ul><ul><li>Designing and executing the next project and event </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting a team of volunteers to organize and execute </li></ul><ul><li>Inviting research and industry partners </li></ul>
    9. 9. How can you participate? <ul><li>Let us learn from you as Global Entrepreneurial Leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>Come as guest speakers for our classes or BASES events. </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as a judge or mentor in a business plan competition. </li></ul><ul><li>Let us tell your story in the books we write. </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor a research project with us and our students. </li></ul><ul><li>Hire us in for an educational workshop or offsite. </li></ul><ul><li>Hire our students and alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with us in venture philanthropy </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in the Mobile Momentum initiative </li></ul>
    10. 10. Vote of Thanks <ul><li>You All </li></ul><ul><li>Panelists </li></ul><ul><li>BDA </li></ul><ul><li>Qualcomm </li></ul><ul><li>Ashwin Rangan </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Monday, US-IVCA, Stanford/MIT VLAB </li></ul><ul><li>STVP and MS and E and Stanford SoE for creating the environment that makes this possible </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul><ul><li>For more info pls contact </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Kosnik kosnik@ </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +1 650 450 3330 </li></ul><ul><li>Mohit Gundecha [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +1 650 799 5495 </li></ul>