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Lolita Taub          

Latina Tech Venture Capitalist & Chief of Staff at Catalyte

Lolita Taub is the chief of staff at Catalyte, a workforce data science company that uses artificial intelligence to identify individuals, regardless of background, who have the innate potential and cognitive ability to be great software developers. Taub’s interests lie at the intersection of AI and business. She has interviewed investors, founders and experts in the field, written an Enterprise AI series on Huffington Post, given a TEDx talk on Raising AI and was featured in Forbes' article Why We Need More Women Taking Part In The AI Revolution.

Outside of Catalyte, she is a current Venture Partner at NexGen and LP at Portfolia’s Enterprise Fund; and a former VC at Backstage Capital and K Fund. Prior to her venture career, Taub spent nearly a decade in B2B tech, consulting and selling solutions to enterprises cross-industry at IBM, Cisco Systems, Silicon Valley and NYC startups.

Taub holds a BA in International Relations (Global Business, Finance) from the University of Southern California and an MBA with an emphasis in Tech and Venture Capital from the IE Business School. She lives with her husband in Baltimore, enjoys matcha lattes and long walks in nature.

Speech Topics

Diversity in Tech

Lolita shares why girls, women, and people of color need to break into tech and how to do it.

Future of Work

Lolita discusses the tech talent supply problem the business world is facing and how to address it through upskilling underestimated and underrepresented members of society.

Artificial Intelligence

Lolita talks about AI’s ability to amplify or reduce bias in talent, products, and services.

Venture Capital

Lolita explains how high-returns will be achieved by increasing the number of dollars going into companies and funds led by underestimated founders.


The 3 “Don’t”s for Creative Female Millennial Entrepreneurs

This weekend I was blown away by the TEDxSanDiego 20/20 Vision event! Wow! Malika Chopra, daughter of Deepak Chopra, advised us to “be present” and live a life of intention. Yao Huang, founder of The Hatchery & Forbes favorite, inspired us to go fix problems...

3 Gender Stereotypes Crushed by Two Female Millennials in Robotics

The Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator class of 2015 awarded 10 companies $120 thousand dollars in funding and a 16 weeks acceleration program to get them off the ground...

3 Ways Female Millennial Entrepreneurs Can Achieve the UN's Education and Gender Equality Goals

This past Sunday, the United Nations reached its 70th anniversary. The United Nations Association of San Diego (UNA-USA SD) celebrated in style at the Prado Ballroom in Balboa Park...

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