Bio: Mohit has immense knowledge in Telecommunications, Crypto, Clean-Tech and Ed Tech. He is very passionate about sustainability and at the young age of 15 years he presented his idea, Artificial Regeneration of Ozone in the Stratosphere‚ to his Excellency, the then President of India, Dr. Abdul Kalam at the 94th National Science Congress. Since then he has contributed extensively to reverse the effects of climate change. He has interned with Purple Arch Ventures under the leadership of David Beazley and he is currently working as a Project Manager in the Networks domain for Ericsson, a firm leading the 5G revolution in North America. Mohit is an honor graduate from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Master of Business Administration majoring in Finance and a Master of Management Science.
Bio: Maria is Chief of Staff at Octane, a point-of-sale financing platform for powersports. Prior to Octane, Maria worked at J.P.Morgan Chase as an investments analyst. She is graduate from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Georgetown University.
Bio: Matthew is a NYC native and member of the Columbia Business School 2020 class. Matthew is interested in consumer products, hospitality, and food & beverage. Matthew enjoys cooking, squash, and SCUBA diving.
Bio: Leland has a background in strategy consulting across multiple industries. In his current position as a generalist at L.E.K. Consulting, he conducts growth strategy and due diligence across industries including biotech, energy, healthcare, and transportation. While at Accenture, Leland focused on healthcare IT and assisted federal agencies with implementation of machine learning and robotic process automation solutions. He has a BA in biology and global development studies from the University of Virginia.
Bio: Tyrone is a naval officer who will soon be transitioning back to the private sector. Tyrone attended undergrad at New York University and recently graduated from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology where he received his MBA.
Bio: Danielle is a Product Operations Manager at Google where she represents over 100 million users on the Google Classroom platform. While in business school she gained early stage investing experience as an MBA fellow at Harlem Capital and Venture Partner at Contrary. Previously, she worked at Cox advising CxOs on post-merger integration planning and as a strategy and operations consultant at Deloitte. She holds a BA in Journalism from Howard University and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business where she graduated as a Zell Lurie Fellow.
Bio: Ben is an experienced financial services strategy professional with both Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) and retail financial services expertises. Currently a Strategy Manager at Charles Schwab, he works on delivering high-impact strategies across the Retail business. Prior to Schwab, he spent two years with the Investment Banking Strategy group at BNP Paribas in New York. Graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering degree from the University of Michigan, Ben have lived and worked internationally in four different countries, namely the United States, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.
Bio: Nicole has cofounded two startups and has seven years of experience building engineering, product, and data science teams for seed through Series C stage startups in domestic, APAC, and EMEA market. Nicole has two years of experience driving early stage talent strategy and in-house recruiting operations.
Bio: Mario has a background in supply chain, strategy, and entrepreneurship. In his home-country Venezuela, Mario led operational improvement efforts for a large CPG company and founded an online retailer and a social venture. In the US, Mario gives strategic advice to early stage ventures and portfolio companies of an international conglomerate. Mario holds a Bachelors in Business Sciences, a Master in Marketing, a JD, and is currently pursuing his MBA at UVA’s Darden School of Business.
Bio: Dexter McAuley is currently a vice president of global business development at Morningstar, where he works collaboratively with clients to bring new solutions to the market, helping empower investor success. He’s been at Morningstar since an internship in 2010 and has worked as a client relationship manager and senior product manager prior to his current role. Dexter earned 4 varsity letters playing football at the University of Chicago where he received his B.A. in Public Policy in 2011. He also received an M.B.A. from Chicago Booth, in 2016, concentrating in entrepreneurship, general management, strategic management, and managerial and organizational behavior. Dexter currently serves on the Emerging Leaders Council of Bottom Line, an educational non-profit providing one-on-one support to first-generation college students from low-income communities across Chicago.
Bio: Samaria O’Brien is currently a second-year MBA student at The Wharton School where she is majoring in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Samaria is also completing an MA focused on International Business with a focus on European affairs. Prior to Wharton, she worked as a Product Manager at Disney and Consultant at Accenture. This past summer, Samaria interned as a Technology Investment Banking Summer Associate with Bank of America Merrill Lynch where she evaluated a potential acquisition of a leading enterprise software company. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in Political Science, Business-Economics, and Italian.
Bio: Lisa is currently a supply chain analyst at Chevron Lubricants, where she supports the global leadership team on strategic initiatives and provides data insights. Prior to that, Lisa worked as a project manager using remedial technologies to address environmentally impacted properties at Chevron Environmental Management Co., and as a business analyst on a major capital project. She has also conducted due diligence for several startups as an intern for Sand Hill Angels. Lisa holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan and serves on the Alumni Board for San Francisco.
Bio: Sheila is an accomplished dot-commer and management consultant, who has advised top executives on the purchase and sale of multi-billion-dollar companies in the technology and finance sectors. As a multilingual entrepreneur and trusted advisor, she is passionate about amplifying the impact of innovation and admires AVG’s pioneering approach to venture capital. She started her career in big data and cybersecurity in Silicon Valley. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, an MS with Distinction in Research in Computer Science from Stanford University and a BS with Honors in Computer Science from Northwestern University.
Bio: Olivia has over eight years of experience in accounting and taxation in the investment management industry. After three years at KPMG, Olivia transitioned to Adams Street Partners, where she is now a Vice President in Finance. Olivia graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in finance and managing organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Olivia is an Illinois Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Bio: Greg Stevens is currently a Senior Manager in Business Development & Partnerships at Avanade, a joint-venture between Accenture and Microsoft. At Avanade, he leads and supports client digital strategies in transformation and emerging technologies for enterprise financial services, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors. Greg received a B.S. in Finance from Ohio University and holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve.
Bio: Andrew is a Product Management leader and advisor to early-stage companies. His experience is founded on 15+ years of building delightful user experiences, and pushing the envelope on technology that simplifies complex workflows and problems. Andrew currently leads the transformation of several product areas at Sailthru, the pioneer of scalable personalization email marketing for media companies and retailers alike. Andrew holds a BA Economics from New York University.
Bio: Crystal is a class of 2020 Stern MBA graduate with experiences interning in the investment banking and venture capital industries. Prior to Stern, she worked as a Relationship Manager at Bloomberg LP, covering the Buy-Side community in New York and the Midwest. Crystal graduated from Boston College in 2014 with a B.A. in Economics and is a New York native.
Bio: Changhao is currently an MBA student at Chicago Booth. He has 6 years of work experience at Medtronic, where he led efforts for enterprise data privacy strategy development and post market product support. Prior to this, Changhao has roles in R&D, marketing and investor relations functions. In his part-time, Changhao had interned at DigitalDx Ventures, G51 Capital and FedTech Startup Studio. He holds an M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai University of Electric Power.
Bio: Bin has a background in finance and human capital. At Morgan Stanley, Bin monitored market risk for the firm’s global equity trading business. Bin has worked as an advisor, consultant, and researcher in the HR and tech spaces, most recently as the Chief Marketing Officer of Livewell Interactive and Growth Advisor at BeenThere Buddy. Bin has an MBA from the Wharton School, an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BSc from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce.
Bio: Angie has over 6 years of professional experience in financial services space. She has deep experience advising both large public conglomerates and small privately-owned businesses in navigating operational challenges, growth planning, and capital raising needs in her investment banking advisory role. In addition, she has guided the diligence of early-stage to late-stage investment opportunities across technology and consumer sectors at various private investment firms. Outside of her finance profession, Angie has led data analytics and product development efforts at a VC-funded mobile app start-up, and advised on go-to-market strategy for an infrastructure technology company in a consulting capacity. Angie holds a B.S. in Finance and an M.S. in Accounting from NYU, as well as an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Bio: Giancarlo heads finance and operations at Twenty, a lifestyle app with the core mission to help friends have more real-life, in-person experiences. He brings entertainment, media and technology industry experience from Fortune 500 companies (Viacom, Universal Music) and high-growth businesses (NBC Local, Reval). His diverse roles include financial planning and strategic analysis, talent acquisition and retention, corp dev, and sales operations. On his free time, he enjoys Formula One and competes in triathlons. Giancarlo is pursuing his MBA from NYU Stern and graduated with a Bachelor’s from Binghamton University.
Bio: Perpetual learner. Tech investor with equity markets experience and top-down early stage investing experience.
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