GAN Community



Date & Time

  • May 27th, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. EST



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What corporates are focusing on in innovation for 2020.
Amidst a crisis like COVID-19, innovation is more critical than ever. One of the best ways for corporations to incorporate innovation is by working together with startups. Join our community call on May 27 to hear directly from corporates how they’re innovating and engaging startups in 2020 and beyond.


Meet our speakers
Héctor Shibata, AC Ventures
Héctor Shibata is the Investment Director of AC Ventures, a Corporate Venture Capital Fund, where he is responsible for leading the investment processes and managing the portfolio. In addition, Hector is Adjunct Professor for the MBA Entrepreneurial Finance class at the Monterrey Tech. Prior to this, Hector participated in a Fintech Startup. In addition, Héctor held previous positions in Private Equity and in Corporate and Investment Banking in New York and Mexico.

Héctor graduated from the MBA of NYU Stern and Industrial Engineering at the Monterrey Tech in Mexico with honors.


James Wieselman Schulman, Cigna
James Wieselman Schulman, the global design lead for international innovation at Cigna, is a seasoned design strategist and strategic partner focused on translating client challenges into action plans and creatively managing design and development programs through to solution. Leveraging qualitative and quantitative research methods and incorporating business, brand, capability, and marketplace considerations, surfaces a deep understanding of consumer experience to help companies better understand and own their markets. Sell, shape, and lead cross-disciplinary, creative research, design, and strategy projects that combine a view of the big picture with a sensitivity to detail. Turn insights into impactful, actionable solutions through collaborative workshopping, modeling, and prototyping to drive products, services, and experiences that resonate with consumers.


Larissa Maranhao Rocha, Brex
Larissa is Employee #1 at Brex.


Date: May 27, 2020
Time: 10:00 am ET