Tech4Good - Smart Solutions to Homelessness in the Bay Area


Hosted by Ample Labs ft. Cisco, Benetech & Twitter

About this Event

The San Francisco Bay Area is filled with unicorns, innovation and constant change. But how can the tech sector innovate and support Tech For Good?

Join us on March 3rd to explore the role of tech in bridging the gaps exacerbated by COVID-19 and learn about an empathic, AI chatbot that points people facing homelessness to personalized help.

Discover the latest in homelessness prevention technologies and how forward thinking teams can get involved with the future of social impact.


12:00-12:05 - Introduction - Arisa Mohiuddin, Ample Labs

12:05-12:15 -Twitter and Social Impact in the Bay Area- Karl Robillard, Twitter, Corporate Philanthropy & Community Outreach Manager

12-15-12:25 - Homelessness in the Tenderloin - Donna Hillard, Code Tenderloin, Executive Director

12:25 - 12:35 - Software and Innovative Technologies for Social Impact - KP Naidu, Benetech Labs, Vice President

12:35 -12:50 - Leveraging technology to Prevent Homelessness in the Bay Area - CG Chen, Ample Labs, CEO

12:50-1:00 - Wrap up and Q/A with Panel


Tech4Good - Smart Solutions to Homelessness in the Bay Area image Name: Karl Rollibard

Title: Corporate Philanthropy & Community Outreach Manager, Twitter

Bio: Karl is an experienced manager and program leader in the social impact space. He has a background in marketing and public relations from organizations like St Anthony Foundation and Meals on Wheels. Karl now leads Philanthropy and Community Outreach efforts at Twitter managing Twitter for Good initiatives such as Neighbournest.

Speaking on: Twitter and Social Impact in the Bay Area

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Name: Donna Hillard

Title: Executive Director, Code Tenderloin

Bio: Donna is a forward-thinking problem-solver committed to values of transparent communications, collaboration, racial equity and inclusion. She was formerly the Director of Program and Operations at Code Tenderloin and now serves as the Executive Director of the non-profit.

Speaking on: Homelessness in the Tenderloin

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Name: KP Naidu

Title: Vice President, Benetech

Bio: KP is an experienced IT professional and consultant with a background in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Analytics, SaaS and Edge systems. He specializes in building amazing teams to deliver scalable systems. KP is currently the Vice President of Benetech, a tech non-profit that empowers communitites with software for social good.

Speaking On: Software and Innovative Technologies for Social Impact

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Name: CG Chen

Title: Founder and CEO, Ample Labs

Bio: Before Ample, CG was at ecobee designing mobile experiences for IoT devices and before that Tulip designing enterprise software for luxury retailers like Chanel, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, and Frank & Oak. CG is a community builder, she cares about building a more inclusive, accessible and equitable tech sector that includes the most marginalized and vulnerable.

Speaking on: Leveraging technology to Prevent Homelessness in the Bay Area

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Date & Time

March 3, 2021, 3 p.m. - March 3, 2021, 4 p.m.



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