Emma Arakelyan & Dr. Armen Kherlopian Speaking at Startup Lithuania International Competition on September 9, 2020 @ Virtual - Digital conferencing platform
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

BAJ Accelerator Co-Founding Partners Emma Arakelyan and Armen Kherlopian, PhD will be speaking at the Startup Lithuania International startup competition Startup Fair Pitch Battle. It will take place in Lithuania on September  9th, 2020. Mrs. Emma Arakelyan will speak about “Protecting and Monetizing Your Innovation and Product” and Dr. Kherlopian will cover “Storytelling to Enable Growth and Resilience of Your Company” topics. Learn more about the event at this link

Armen Kherlopian, PhD Session Outline
Storytelling to Enable Growth and Resilience of Your Company

  • The relationship between storytelling and being a rainmaker
  • The structure of a good story
  • Behaviors that entrepreneurs can internalize to increase the value of their company
  • The importance of rapport
  • Drills for attendees to boost acumen
  • Case studies

Speaker Bio Dr. Armen Kherlopian is a world class data and strategy leader as demonstrated by repeatedly driving new venture growth and ecosystem impact. Moreover, his industry experience is cross-sector including Global Fortune 100 Companies, elite asset managers, startups as well as government organizations such as the FDA and NASA. He is a founding partner at the BAJ Accelerator hosted at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute as well as a Venture Judge in the Columbia University Entrepreneurship Community and a Science Mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab. At Genpact (NYSE: G, 100,000+ Staff) his contributions have included driving transformation in global drug safety to that of analytics insights in Formula E racing, for champion standing across three continents including the Paris, Santiago and New York ePrixs. At Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH, 25,000+ Staff) he was key in developing the advanced analytics book of business and received the firm’s highest accolade, the Booz Allen Innovation Award. As a thought leader, he co-authored the Field Guide to Data Science, the most successful publication in the firm’s 100+ year history, as well as co-founded the Data Science Bowl, which is the largest data challenge for social good. Armen is an awardee of the U.S. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, and is a U.S. delegate to the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings. He holds a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on Algorithms from Columbia University, a PhD in Biophysics with a focus on Machine Learning from Cornell University, and completed a fellowship in High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence at Princeton University.

Emma Arakelyan Session Outline
Protecting and Monetizing Your Innovation and Product

  • Innovation Trends and Exponential Technologies
  • Innovation patentability requirements in the U.S.
  • Protecting your innovation and product
  • Monetizing your IP

Speaker Bio: Emma is a world-class management consulting executive, angel investor, author, speaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist, coach and professor.  Emma brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership across business strategy, IT Architecture & Transformation, M&A, governance and compliance credentialed by global professional services and technology companies as a Partner at EY (Ernst & Young) and Managing Director at Accenture.  Emma has first-hand experience in business transformation and technology solutions implementation for Fortune 500 companies. Emma is a founding Partner of the BAJ Accelerator which focuses on enabling startup growth. She is the CEO and Founder for Orion Worldwide Innovations offering IP Management & Acquisition solutions to the innovators and investors market globally. Emma operates her multimedia company Open Mind Productions and was an adjunct professor at New York University, and is a Featured Speaker at Columbia Business School and is a mentor at Singularity University. She published her book on leadership and how to navigate, succeed and make an impact in the world of international business: The Business Caring Formula: Building Your New Leadership Lifestyle.  Emma is a strategic advisor to multiple startups, cultural organizations and educational programs. Recognized both as a seasoned business professional and accomplished speaker, she is often requested to judge startup competitions, present at private meetings and public events.

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Speaking at EY Long Island PWN Event – January 14, 2021 @ EY Office in Long Island
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Speaking at EY Long Island PWN Event - January 14, 2021 @ EY Office in Long Island

Emma Arakelyan is invited to speak at EY Long Island’s Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Event on January 14, 2021.
The event is sponsored by EY Long Island PWN and all women from all service lines are invited.
Emma will cover key messages from her book “The Business Caring Formula” about building leadership lifestyle using seven key ingredients of the caring formula (visit for details).

The is Emma’s second speech at EY about leadership and building strong women leaders in the firm.

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