Mentors & Advisors

Kate Banaszynski
Product Model Marketing Manager, Pearson
Dan Besse
Director, RSM US Wealth Managment
Mousumi Bhattacharya
Management Professor, Dolan School
Mousumi Bose Godbole
Marketing Professor, Dolan School
Invited Speaker
Craig Goos
Managing Director, North Capital Private Securities
Jim Dugan
Director, Bank of America
Patrick Dunleavey
Manager, Blum Shapiro
Dan Fahy
New Business Director, Ceros.com
David Furth
President, Leap the Pond
Denise Graziano
President, Graziano Associates
Chris Hamer
CEO/Founder, CrowdFlik, inc.
Entrepreneur in Residence
Brian Harniman
Managing Director, Brand New Matter, Inc
Derek Koch
Founder & CEO, Independent Software
Marc LeClair
Economics Professor, Fairfield University
Dan Leitao
VP, CometaWorks
Paul Lukas
Vice President, Cierant Corporation
Jason Maloney
Membership Experience Director, Critical Mix
David Mangini
IBM Analytics IOT Business Development, IBM
Gene Mauro
Chairman and CEO, Rithm
Tom McCabe
Managing Director, W. W. Mentorprises, Inc
Michael McDonald
Finance Professor, Dolan School
Kathi Mettler
Accounting Professor, Dolan School
Desmond Morris
Chief Technology Officer, attn:
Ryan Munden
Assistant Dean of Engineering
Peter Murrugarra
Managing Director, ClearVest LLC
John Neal
Marketing Professor, Dolan School
Mariano Portocarrero
Financial Analyst, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
LinkedIn Manager
Matt Powers
Chief of Product, WayUp
Mike Roer
President, Entrepreneurship Foundation
Jeff Roseman
President, David Harvey Jewelers
Chris Sacchinelli
Managing Partner, Swaave Holdings, LLC
Mark Selinger
VP Strategy, Exago, Inc.
Jeri Silverman
Independent Product Development Consultant
Chris Snyder
Founder, PeerVantage / EIR Emeritus, Dolan School
Mark Willkehr
Executive Director, UBS Securities LLC

Last Year's Investors

Michael Anderson
Head of Sales, Toluna North America
Mary Campbell
Managing Director, EDF Ventures
Lynn Anne Casey
Founder and CEO, Arc Aspicio
Michael Garvey
Founder and Managing Director, License Monitor Inc
Showky Kaldawy
Owner and President, Mondial Automotive
Andrew McMahon
Founder and CEO, Vitae Analytics, Inc
Kickoff Speaker

Executive Board

Donald Gibson
Dean, Dolan School of Business
Program Sponsor
Chris Huntley
Information Systems Professor, Dolan School
Program Director
Patricia Pivarnik
Program Coordinator, Dolan School
Media & Communications
Carl Scheraga
Management Chair, Dolan School
Entrepreneurship Program Lead
Hugh Davis
Founder and Co-CEO, Critical Mix
Special Advisor
Shahrohk Etemad
Mechanical Engineering Chair, SoE
Engineering Coordinator
Cathy Giapponi
Management Professor, Dolan School
Lead Strategy Advisor
David Murray
VP of Business Development, NCM Media Networks
Mentor Coordinator
Rajasree Rajamma
Marketing Chair, Dolan School
Lead Marketing Advisor

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