2019 Mentors

2019

Special thanks to our outstanding mentors and entrepreneurs in residence that helped our student teams launch their startups!
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Laure Ménétrier

PhD, Business Development Director
@ Business France NYC
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Glen Patterson 

New Venture Advisor/Mentor, Entrepreneur
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Valerie Donohue 

Founder at ChatterBoss
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Budd Goldman

Final Word Investments –
Active Seed and Venture Investor
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Brian Asingia 

CEO DreamAfrica Consulting
& DreamGalaxy Platform
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Brendan Reilly 

Academic Data & Medical Researcher Engineer, Medical Devices
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John Ason

Professional Angel Investor
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Jan Renner

Media & Tech Entrepreneur, Advisor & Investor
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Kevin Kimick

Tech & Growth Hacker
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Bens Hilaire

The DreadHead in Tech
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Gail Yancosek 

Executive Director, CUNY-TV
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D.K. Smith

CMO at dxDigital.com, Managing Director at Brooklyn Innovation Center
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Swatick Majumdar

Venture Partner at Digital Entertainment Ventures and Co Founder of Survive and Thrive Today
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Craig Kenesky

IP Associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC
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Joyce Timberlake

Chief Executive Officer at Timberlake Designs
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Brian Shoicket 

COO at Uncubed
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Nga Nguyen 

Interdisciplinary Design | Strategy
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Jannette LaSota

The Fitness Detective, Founder
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Aaron B. Heisler 

Chief Operating Officer at 8of9
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Matt LeBris 

Content Coordinator for
Daymond John & Entrepreneur
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Christopher Hollinger

Managing Director at Blackwell Hollinger & Company LLC
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Jeanne Pfordresher

Artist / Designer
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Alexander Honcharenko

Head of Operations at BLACK
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