Sheryl Tullis leads Strategic Communications and Marketing for TA Group, a private equity and investment portfolio in Bellevue, WA.
She’s known for challenging the status quo, graduating from West Point in the first decade of women alumni. From military information systems to tech marketing leader, her career spans P&G, Microsoft, mobile experience agencies and technology consulting. Sheryl automated the first decision support system for the Army Directorate of Information Management in Germany, then created and led Procter & Gamble’s first e-commerce business. At Microsoft she served as Chief of Staff to the Chief Marketing Officer, helping transform the company’s shift to digital marketing. When Sheryl joined TA Group, she helped pioneer the country’s first tech certification program for transitioning military veterans.She then led the Bellevue office for Launch Talent/Averro. She became a Direct Technology Partner in 2015 and a Launch Partner in 2017. She now directs marketing and communications for all TAG portfolio companies.
A strong advocate for women leaders in STEAM, Sheryl founded the Seattle chapter of mBolden (formerly Women in Wireless) and has served as Co-President of the global nonprofit for the past two years. When she unplugs, Sheryl likes to travel with family and friends, and seek new adventures of every kind.
Priya Nevrekar is a business Strategy consultant, advising on growth across mobile, digital, video, advertising, and connected home for clients including Refinery 29, Verizon, and Astronauts Wanted (SONY).
Most recently, Priya was a Director of Strategy and Business Development at NBC Universal where she launched Dyle Mobile TV, the mobile network that utilized broadcast spectrum to deliver live TV to consumers on-the-go. CNN included Dyle and one of its 5 Gadgets to Watch at CES and PC Magazine described Dyle as a "promising technology" with "great potential". Before joining NBCU, Priya tacked operational and strategic challenges of Fortune 500 Companies as a consultant at A.T. Kearney and held positions at JibJab, ABN, AMRO, and UPS.
Priya has expanded her adtech professional network and knowledge base and has become a better coach throughout her role on the advisory board of mBolden (since 2012) and as co-head of the NY Chapter (2015).
Priya holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and B.S. in Engineering from Northwestern University.
Rimma Perelmuter is CEO & Global Board Director at MEF (Mobile Ecosystem Forum), the global trade body that works with members to accelerate the growth of a sustainable mobile ecosystem, drives inclusion for all and delivers trusted services that enrich the lives of consumers.
She is passionate about the unique opportunities enabled by mobile as a platform for traditional sectors to deliver innovative consumer services & locally relevant solutions which empower citizens and support economic development.
Since its launch in 2001, Rimma has been a driving force at MEF, establishing it as the premier mobile trade association for the broadening mobile ecosystem and growing its global footprint with hubs in EMEA, Asia, North and Latin America. As CEO, she has a strategic and commercial role across the organisation focused upon MEF’s expanded remit to accelerate the mobile opportunity for its members.
As Co-Founder of MBolden UK in 2012, she launched the UK Development Committee which delivered a Personal Development & Inspiration speaker series and the ‘UK State of Play’ survey. More recently, she has championed Mbolden’s UK strategy & governance policy to advance its growth ambitions.
Previously, Rimma worked for an internet startup and several global trade associations based in Washington DC. A bilingual EnglishRussian speaker, she holds a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and a Bachelors degree from Cornell University.
Emily Robinson is the VP, Marketing at Tapjoy, a global leader in mobile app-tech and monetization, where she is responsible for driving the global strategic direction and oversight of product marketing, direct marketing, and Tapjoy brand awareness with marketers and developers. She is also an Advisor of MBolden, a 12,000-member nonprofit organization that connects, inspires and empowers female leaders in mobile and digital media.
Prior to Tapjoy, Emily was the international Associate Communications Director for Universal McCann, where she led media planning and buying for Microsoft in the US and also in Australia. Emily graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of California, Davis.
At Eniac, we call Nihal the human rolodex, thanks to the thousands of connections he has made with of the world's top companies and brands. He developed many of these connections over the past 20 years while founding five different tech startups. Most recently, Nihal was the founding CEO of Local Response, where he grew revenue 2153% in three years and landed them at #204 in the 2014 INC. 5000's Fastest Growing Companies. Prior to Local Response, Nihal founded buzzd, the first real-time mobile city guide and ipsh!, one of the first full-service mobile marketing agencies in 2001, which was acquired by Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) in 2005.
Even before founding Eniac, Nihal honed his ability to spot top entrepreneurial talent by investing in Admob (acquired by Google), Swiftkey (acquired by Microsoft), Tala, Tapad (acquired by Telenor), and Uber to name a few. Because of his experience both building and finding top technologies he frequently guest lectures at business schools around the country on entrepreneurship and mobile marketing and is published in over 15 books and white papers on the subject.
Outside of the office, Nihal loves to spend time with his wife Reshma and is a big supporter of her non-profit, Girls Who Code. Around town you will usually see him with his son Shaan and beagle-bulldog Stanley, Nihal is the life of the party, which is why he always spearheads Eniac Ventures. Nihal graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Philosophy and BSE in Computer Science.
Diana is co-head of mBolden's San Francisco chapter and leads Enterprise Sales at Lattice, the leading technology for the digital transformation of employee experience. She's an accomplished sales leader with demonstrated success in breaking into new territories, building books of business from scratch and leading teams. Creative, technical and a natural, relationship builder she has deep experience working with brands and agencies, across SaaS, media, and data solutions.
In her non-business life, she's a passionate traveler, board sports fanatic, and all-around adrenaline junkie.