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Friday, Mar 1

How to Strategically Launch + Effectively Build Your Company | Marketing + Developing your company brand and products

Hosted By

Doug Y.

CS + Stats @ Harvard

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Date & Time

Fri, March 1, 2024
1:00 PM - 1:35 PM


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About this event


35 minutes

I will interview Neel Prekumar about launching and effectively building your company strategically, including strategies for marketing and developing your company’s brand and products.


We will have a Q&A after the discussion.


Brief background on Neel:


Neel Premkumar is an American serial entrepreneur whose consumer products have sold over $1 billion dollars.


Neel is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year award winner and judge, a Board Member of Human Rights Watch, and an Advisory Board Member.


Neel is the Founder and CEO of Dyla Brands, a hydration beverage company, Dyla’s better-for-you beverages are made by hundreds of passionate employees. and are sold in 70,000 retail stores nationwide, generating over $100 million in annual revenue.


Dyla builds its brands in partnership with CPG industry leaders as well as professional athletes Shaquille O’Neal, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Megan Rapinoe, Michelle Wie and others.


Previously, Neel was a marketing executive at both Nestle and Pfizer and was a founder of CreativeHub.

Neel holds an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, a Graduate Marketing degree from The University of Chicago, and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. He is an active investor in several startups and venture capital funds.


A little background on me. I am an ML engineer at Harvard's Physics Department. He built Hong Kong's largest peer tutoring platform and served as an analyst at multiple VC firms, including Sequoia China.

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Harvard University
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