Our BOARD

Dream big and get things done.

Rachel Vas

Position: Global Production and Logistics Director, GrainPro

Rachel Vas

Global Production and Logistics Director, GrainPro

Sarah Allaire

Position: Founder, Click Learning

Sarah Allaire

Founder, Click Learning

Gira Wieczorek

Position: Founder, Aleberry

Gira Wieczorek

Founder, Aleberry

Kaela Schram

Position: Manager, Sales Development, BeyondTrust

Kaela Schram

Manager, Sales Development, BeyondTrust

Anthony Craigwell

Position: Sales Development Representative, Lumafield

Anthony Craigwell

Sales Development Representative, Lumafield

Christian Souza

Position: Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank

Christian Souza

Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank

Catherine Lee *Chair*

Position: Senior Network Engineer, Okta

Catherine Lee *Chair*

Senior Network Engineer, Okta

Joseph Chang

Position: Senior Program Manager, Cisco

Joseph Chang

Senior Program Manager, Cisco

JP Giannini

Position: Vice President of Early Stage Practices, Silicon Valley Bank

JP Giannini

Vice President of Early Stage Practices, Silicon Valley Bank

Katie Hurley

Position: VP of Marketing, unitQ

Katie Hurley

VP of Marketing, unitQ

Shantu Jain

Position: Lead Technical Product Manager, Venmo

Shantu Jain

Lead Technical Product Manager, Venmo

Magaly Perez

Position: Enterprise Security Architect, Intel Corporation

Magaly Perez

Enterprise Security Architect, Intel Corporation

Dan Siegel

Position: Head of Customer Success, Paladin Cyber

Dan Siegel

Head of Customer Success, Paladin Cyber

Shannon Sloss

Position: Assistant Director, EY

Shannon Sloss

Assistant Director, EY

Wanda Lee

Position: Assistant Vice President, Temasek

Wanda Lee

Assistant Vice President, Temasek

Brian Wei

Position: Analyst, BMW i Ventures

Brian Wei

Analyst, BMW i Ventures

Cameron Van

Position: Chief Legal Counsel, Dahlia Collective and Founder, Victory Athletics Network

Cameron Van

Chief Legal Counsel, Dahlia Collective and Founder, Victory Athletics Network

Jose Gallo Alvarado

Position: Coordinator, Santa Clara Law

Jose Gallo Alvarado

Coordinator, Santa Clara Law

Katie Ambrose

Position: Business Marketing, Reddit
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Katie Ambrose

Business Marketing, Reddit

Ian Mabie

Position: Senior Product Manager, Current
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Ian Mabie

Senior Product Manager, Current

Kelly Augustine

Position: Entrepreneur, KellyAugustine.com

Kelly Augustine

Entrepreneur, KellyAugustine.com

Brock Ballard

Position: Investment Executive, CVC Capital Partners

Brock Ballard

Investment Executive, CVC Capital Partners

Matthew Barton

Position: Associate Creative Director, Mullen Lowe

Matthew Barton

Associate Creative Director, Mullen Lowe

Nicholine Bach

Position: Manager, Hubspot

Nicholine Bach

Manager, Hubspot

Gifty Boakye

Position: Entrepreneur, Afrofuture

Gifty Boakye

Entrepreneur, Afrofuture

Rashan Brown

Position: Founder + Product Manager, poetry me, please + Disney/ESPN

Rashan Brown

Founder + Product Manager, poetry me, please + Disney/ESPN

Michael Cianciotta

Position: Director of Strategy and Transactions, EY-Parthenon

Michael Cianciotta is a Senior Associate at EY where he consults financial institutions on growth, integration, and business planning through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He previously worked as a consultant at Capco focusing on the Capital Markets space. Michael is passionate about entrepreneurship and utilizing his experience to enhance the education of young entrepreneurs.

Michael studied Finance and Economics at the Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Michael Cianciotta is a Senior Associate at EY where he consults financial institutions on growth, integration, and business planning through...

Michael Cianciotta

Director of Strategy and Transactions, EY-Parthenon

Rosie Johnson Conneely

Position: Vice President, Marketing, Blackstone

Rosie Johnson Conneely

Vice President, Marketing, Blackstone

Haley Baron

Position: Vice President, JP Morgan Asset Management

Haley Baron

Vice President, JP Morgan Asset Management

Alex Eacker

Position: Learning Designer, Multiverse

Alex Eacker

Learning Designer, Multiverse

Akene Farmer-Michos

Position: Specialist, Adobe

Akene Farmer-Michos

Specialist, Adobe

Rena Ferrara

Position: Research Coordinator, NYU Langone Health

Rena Ferrara

Research Coordinator, NYU Langone Health

Jessie Goldman

Position: Partnerships, Cofertility

Jessie Goldman

Partnerships, Cofertility

Yash Jain

Position: Co-founder, ForagerOne

Yash Jain

Co-founder, ForagerOne

Camille Gray

Position: Market Development & Insights Professional, IBM

Camille Gray

Market Development & Insights Professional, IBM

Sebastian Hooker

Position: Senior Customer Engineer, Google Cloud at Google

Sebastian Hooker

Senior Customer Engineer, Google Cloud at Google

Daniel Iglesias

Position: Technology Investor, APAX

Daniel Iglesias

Technology Investor, APAX

Andrew Jasen

Position: Finance and Operations Manager, FinLync

Andrew Jasen

Finance and Operations Manager, FinLync

Ethan Kessinger

Position: Director of Product, Real World

Ethan Kessinger

Director of Product, Real World

Arushi Kewalramani

Position: Analyst, Apax Digital

Arushi Kewalramani

Analyst, Apax Digital

Cristen Koufakis

Position: Global Marketing, Executive Office, Goldman Sachs

Cristen Koufakis

Global Marketing, Executive Office, Goldman Sachs

Ajay Menon

Position: Analyst, Apax Digital

Ajay Menon

Analyst, Apax Digital

Greg Minetti

Position: Director of Corporate Development, Togetherwork LLC

Greg Minetti is an Associate on Togetherwork’s Corporate Development team where he works on the Company’s Mergers & Acquisitions strategy. Specifically, Greg is involved with deal sourcing, modeling and financial analysis, market research and deal diligence. Prior to joining Togetherwork, Greg worked in Advertising Sales at AMC Networks. Greg is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and History. In his spare time, Greg enjoys going to the movies, running, reading and watching sports.

Greg Minetti is an Associate on Togetherwork’s Corporate Development team where he works on the Company’s Mergers & Acquisitions strategy....

Greg Minetti

Director of Corporate Development, Togetherwork LLC

Ike Oji

Position: Strategic Analysis, Oncology at Regeneron

Ike Oji

Strategic Analysis, Oncology at Regeneron

Rameen Rama

Position: Investor, Samsung Next

Rameen Rama

Investor, Samsung Next

Deshawn Ross

Position: Software Engineer, Etsy

Deshawn Ross

Software Engineer, Etsy

Raquel Scott

Position: Investment Consultant, The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund

Raquel Scott

Investment Consultant, The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund

Sami Soma

Position: Strategic Partnerships, Google

Sami Soma is a Partner Lead at Google, working on Advertising and Marketing strategies for large clients within the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Prior to her role at Google, Sami worked at L’Oreal on digital media efforts across the Luxury product division. She has also held roles in Finance and Marketing across L’Oreal Paris, Active Cosmetics Division and Lancome.

Sami graduated from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing where her passion for supporting under-resourced schools began. Since graduating she has volunteered with various organizations such as The Posse Foundation, The Exodus Foundation and iMentor.

Sami Soma is a Partner Lead at Google, working on Advertising and Marketing strategies for large clients within the Consumer...

Sami Soma

Strategic Partnerships, Google

Claire Storement

Position: GM, Nogin

Claire Storement

GM, Nogin

Wickel Titalom

Position: Head of Partnerships, Grailed

Wickel Titalom

Head of Partnerships, Grailed

Jai Toor

Position: Product Manager, Datafold

Jai Toor

Product Manager, Datafold

Pete Van Oot

Position: Director, Dasher Retention Marketing, DoorDash
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Pete Van Oot

Director, Dasher Retention Marketing, DoorDash

Jake Wieseneck

Position: Principal at Maniv Mobility

Jake Wieseneck

Principal at Maniv Mobility

Cornell Yarbrough

Position: DJ, iHeartRadio

Cornell Yarbrough

DJ, iHeartRadio

Jason Yen

Position: Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Citi

Jason Yen

Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Citi

Donovan Tyson

Position: Real Estate Agent, Compass Real Estate

Donovan Tyson

Real Estate Agent, Compass Real Estate

Brianne Lucot

Position: Senior Associate, PwC

Brianne Lucot

Senior Associate, PwC

Carrie Miller

Position: Global Trade Associate, Goodwin Procter

Carrie Miller

Global Trade Associate, Goodwin Procter

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

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