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EvoNexus & Cooley AI Use Cases at the Edge of the Network SIG

December 13, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Free – $5

EvoNexus & Cooley AI Use Cases at the Edge SIG

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EvoNexus Partners receive complimentary admission. General admission only $5!

Join us on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 5:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time) for an exciting in-person event at EvoNexus. This event will delve into the fascinating world of AI use cases at the edge, showcasing real-world applications and innovative solutions.

Discover how AI is transforming industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. From autonomous vehicles to smart cities, this event will explore the cutting-edge advancements in AI and its impact on various sectors.

Network with industry experts, thought leaders, and fellow enthusiasts as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of deploying AI at the edge. Gain valuable insights, exchange ideas, and get inspired by the possibilities that AI offers.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be part of the EvoNexus & Cooley AI Use Cases at the Edge SIG event. Mark your calendars and get ready to immerse yourself in the future of AI!

*Please note that this event has a hard capacity limit, so get your RSVP in ASAP!

If you have recently been exposed to and/or tested positive for COVID-19, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to determine if you should attend this event.

Additionally, if you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or any other contagious illness, please do not attend. Thank you for your cooperation.

Parking: The Boardwalk offers free parking to all visitors in the surface lots surrounding all 3 buildings within the complex.

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Steve Przesmicki, Partner, Cooley

Steven M. Przesmicki specializes in corporate and securities law, and regularly acts as outside corporate counsel to public and private companies. Steve represent clients on SEC and corporate governance matters, public financings, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and venture capital and other private financings. He has represented issuers and underwriters in offerings involving well over $2 billion of securities, and advised clients on M&A transactions ranging in value from under $10 million to up to several billion dollars. Steve has also represented clients in a number of other complex transactions such as debt redemptions, joint ventures, option-exchange tender offers and strategic commercial transactions.

Steve represents clients across multiple industries, including analytics, gaming technology, consumer software, diagnostics, enterprise software, ecommerce, life sciences, medical devices and semiconductor equipment manufacturing. These companies range from start-ups to public companies with over $500 million in annual revenues.

Steve previously led the internal legal department of a public technology company, where he managed seven attorneys. There he was responsible for all of the company’s legal affairs, including general corporate governance, SEC and Nasdaq matters, securities/financing transactions, strategic investments, commercial transactions, joint ventures, international operations, real estate and facilities matters, patent and trademark prosecution, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, contests and sweepstakes, and litigation matters. His role also involved active support of the company’s accounting, finance, tax, banking, insurance, investor relations, lobbying and business development activities.

Steve has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America. He was also recognized in the 2013 edition of San Diego Super Lawyers, and the 2014-2016, 2018-2019 editions of Southern California Super Lawyers.

Steve received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an associate editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Prior to attending law school, Steve served as an officer in the United States Navy.

Steve joined the Firm in 1995 and is resident in the San Diego office.


Matt Grob, CTO, Globalstar

Matt Grob serves as Chief Technology Officer of Globalstar. Prior to joining Globalstar, Grob served as Chief Technology Officer of XCOM Labs from 2018 until joining Globalstar in 2023.

Grob previously spent over 26 years at Qualcomm in technology and engineering leadership roles. He served as Qualcomm’s EVP and CTO from 2011 to 2017, overseeing R&D and managing a global team of 2,200 employees across various divisions worldwide, and later as EVP of Technology.

Grob holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Bradley University and M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He is a trustee of the Fleet Science Center in San Diego and a volunteer for over a decade at FIRST, the robotics and education organization inspiring future leaders in science and technology.

Dr. Albert Wang, Senior Director, Qualcomm Ventures

Albert Wang is a Senior Director at Qualcomm Ventures. His investment focus areas are mobile/5G, cloud, internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and Web3. Albert led the investments and serves as a board observer for Uhnder, Plume, SiFive, Oosto, AttackIQ (an EvoNexus company), Clarifai, BlueStacks, Workspot, Mountain Digital, and Avalanche. Previously, Albert led the team’s investments in FreedomFi (acquired by Nova Labs), Ring (acquired by Amazon), Cavendish Kinetics (acquired by Qorvo), Bracket Computing (acquired by VMware), CurbSide (acquired by Rakuten), Ineda (acquired by Intel), MapR (acquired by HPE), PLUMgrid (acquired by VMware), and Gaikai (acquired by SONY). Albert helped launch the Qualcomm AI Fund in 2018 and currently manages the Qualcomm 5G Fund.

Prior to Qualcomm Ventures, Albert worked in various engineering and management roles in the wireless industry. Most recently, he worked at Lux Capital focusing on MEMS and nanotechnology startups. He also spent a few years at Skyworks Solutions and managed the product development of several wireless chips that power the most popular smart-phones today. Albert received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University.

Mouna Elkhatib, CEO/CTO/Co-Founder, AONDevices

Mouna Elkhatib, CEO, CTO, and Co-Founder of AONDevices, Inc., is an innovative and passionate entrepreneur who successfully grew AONDevices into one of the leading Edge AI providers. An industry expert in voice and audio processing, Mouna has over 20 years of experience in semiconductor technology with a successful track record in both engineering and leadership. Prior to AONDevices, Mouna architected and led the development of cutting-edge voice and audio semiconductor solutions for smartphones, PCs, smart speakers, and Internet of Things (IoT) at Qualcomm and Conexant. Mouna is a member of several industry organizations and actively contributes to the advancement of Edge AI. She holds an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electricité et de Mécanique (ENSEM), thirteen US patents and fourteen pending patents.


Cooley is the go-to law firm for companies developing cutting-edge technologies and has a long tradition of representing clients in a range of issues relating to AI and machine learning. We deploy a multidisciplinary team of lawyers with deep subject matter knowledge who understand the intricacies and complexities of large language models, machine learning and artificial intelligence technology.


EvoNexus is California’s leading nonprofit technology startup incubator located in San Diego. EvoNexus has successfully incubated over 260 startups with a survival rate of over 85%. Since the incubator’s formation in 2010, EvoNexus companies have secured over $1.6B in venture funding, $10B in pre-exit valuation, and had over 45 acquisitions valued at over $2.1B. YTD $240M invested. EvoNexus is supported by corporate partners, including some of the largest multinational corporations in the world such as Qualcomm, Viasat, muRata, pSemi, and more! For more information, please visit

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