Member Event

LA Tech Week: The Future of Work

16 Aug 2022

 / 5:30pm to 7:00pm
 / Free

1370 N St. Andrew's Place
Los Angeles, CA

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With teams spread across different cities and the majority of our meetings taking place over Zoom, cultivating creativity and culture within companies is a whole new ballgame. Second Home is partnering with Grid110 to bring you LA Tech Week: The Future of Work, a conversation with entrepreneurs and investors about functioning, leading, and adapting in the new landscape of work culture.

Topics will include:

  • The benefits of hybrid and in-person experiences for leading companies in the future of work
  • Trends we are seeing for the future of work
  • How to deal with the challenges of managing a remote team
  • Why In person interactions are still highly relevant and important​

About the speakers:

​Najva Sol is currently Head of Product at Calm Company Fund, where she’s leading the charge on building, launching, and iterating products that align with the mission of supporting sustainable, profitable tech-enabled founders. At Calm Fund, her recent focus includes producing this year’s Founder Summit Camp, PM-ing the custom internal platform + deal-flow build, and a few unannounced special projects. Previously, she led Quartz’s community and partnership team and the marketing team at Spankchain. She also teaches “Branding for Bootstrappers” workshops and consults with companies navigating the crossroads of product, community, strategy, experience design, and brand. Most recently, she found out that Beyonce featured her product photography in her online shop, and she’s still not over it.

​Shiloh Johnson, a long-time accountant and financial trauma advocate is the founder and CEO of ComplYant. This digital tax assistant helps small businesses organize, save, and pay various business taxes. ComplYant has raised $5.5M in seed funding.

Michelle Pellizzon (she/her) is the founder and CEO of Holisticism. Upon being diagnosed with epilepsy at 17, she was launched into the wild world of wellness, first as a patient and eventually as a certified holistic nutritionist. After a slight six-year detour into the world of tech, Michelle returned to wellness to launch Holisticism as a platform for more accessible, inclusive well-being for all. Holisticism provides low-cost resources and education on alternative, complementary, and mystical wellness practices. Michelle was the recent recipient of the Cocokind Impact Foundation Grant and is a Startup Boost and Grid110 accelerator alumnae. She is also a certified Akashic Records reader, true crime lover, and dog parent.

​Elisabeth Tuttass is the Head of Community at Grid110, where she focuses on building an engaged community for entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. She is passionate about supporting early-stage companies and getting more women and minorities into the startup and venture capital ecosystem. Outside of work, she is active in promoting gender equity and diversity in the workplace and advocates for a broader representation of women in Tech as the Managing Director of Girls in Tech LA and as a member of the All Raise Steering Committee.