Dr. Sugath Warnakulasuriya, Managing Director of Thalamus Labs, is a strategic advisor and entrepreneur with 25+ years of experience in innovation and growth for enterprises and startups. He has been a consultant with McKinsey & Co, and co-founded two companies: 10EQS and eLink Commerce. He has helped 75+ Fortune 1000 companies incl. GE, Microsoft, Cisco, SAP, Oracle, and Realogy build new ventures, launch products, develop growth and competitive strategies, and build capabilities across the globe. He has been an advisor/investor with Sand Hill and Pasadena Angels, and AmplifyLA Accelerator. He has a PhD in EE and an MS/BS in CS from USC, and studied Entrepreneurship at the Marshall School.