Tufts Venture Accelerator

People

Leadership

Elaine Chen

Elaine Chen

Cummings Family Professor of the Practice in Entrepreneurship and Director, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts

Carol Denning

Carol Denning

Assistant Director, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts

Idicula Mathew

Idicula Mathew

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts; Cofounder & CEO, Hera Health Solutions

Tina Weber

Tina Weber

Lecturer, Derby Entrepreneurship Center; Co-Founder & CEO, A Starting Line

Speakers

George Blount

George Blount

Lecturer, Tufts Gordon Institute

Simone Castillo

Simone Castillo

President and Founder, Velvet Canary Advisors

Elaine Chen

Elaine Chen

Cummings Family Professor of the Practice in Entrepreneurship and Director, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts

Jack Derby

Jack Derby

Professor of the Practice, Derby Entrepreneurship Center; CEO, Derby Management

Wendy Swart Grossman

Wendy Swart Grossman

Lecturer, Derby Entrepreneurship Center; Co-Founder & CEO, Creative Re/Frame

Paul Halpern

Paul Halpern

Managing Director, Head of Deposits and Banking Services at Morgan Stanley

Idicula Mathew

Idicula Mathew

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts; Cofounder & CEO, Hera Health Solutions

Matt McMahan

Matt McMahan

Assistant Director, Comedic Arts, Emerson College

Brawner Quan

Brawner Quan

Cofounder and Head of Growth, MarkIt Social

Avital Shira

Avital Shira

Lecturer, Derby Entrepreneurship Center; Director of Strategy and Engagement, Creative Re/Frame

Will Trevor

Will Trevor

Director of Programs and Operations, Tufts Gordon Institute

Joe Volman

Joe Volman

Lecturer, Derby Entrepreneurship Center

Mock Board Members

Gavin Finn

Gavin Finn

Professor of the Practice, Tufts Gordon Institute; CEO, KAON Interactive

Jason Garbis

Jason Garbis

Chief Product Officer of Appgate, Inc.

Kevin Oye

Kevin Oye

Executive Director, Tufts Gordon Institute; Director, M.S. in Innovation & Management Program Professor of Practice, Business Strategy and Innovation

Sezin Yigit

Sezin Yigit

Cofounder & Advisor, Mori

Mentors

Jeremy Arak

Jeremy Arak

Associate, Polsinelli

Simone Castillo

Simone Castillo

President and Founder, Velvet Canary Advisors

Christina Chase

Christina Chase

Co-Founder and Managing Director, MIT Sports Lab

Marilyn Davison

Marilyn Davison

Entrepreneurial Coach in Residence, Fletcher School at Tufts University

Pamela Goldberg

Pamela Goldberg

President and CEO, MDIC; Chair of the Finance and Fundraising Committee, Board of Advisors, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts

Paul Halpern

Paul Halpern

Managing Director, Head of Deposits and Banking Services at Morgan Stanley

Albert Huang

Albert Huang

Co-Founder and Former CTO, Optimus Ride

Oscar Kutch

Oscar Kutch

Co-Founder and Former CTO, Optimus Ride

David Jen

David Jen

Director & Head of Finance and Strategy, X

Lisa Levine

Lisa Levine

Owner, ZONE Sports Media Consulting

Farah Momen

Farah Momen

Founder and FoodX Designer, Bondhu

Vimala Palaniswamy

Vimala Palaniswamy

Head of Organizational Development, Metrika

Irena Pereira

Irena Pereira

Cofounder and CEO, Rainbow Unicorn Games

Catherine Popper

Catherine Popper

Angel Investor, LaunchPad Venture Group

Omer Trajman

Omer Trajman

Founder, AskFora

Matt Whitehead

Matt Whitehead

Partner, Feinberg | Hanson LLP

Alex Wulkan

Alex Wulkan

Cofounder and COO, Estateably