Global Entrepreneurship Week Ohio Global Entrepreneurship Week Ohio

Speakers

Speakers

Adam Salon
Jumpstart, Partner, Entrepreneurial Services
Aja Hardy
gBeta Cleveland, Director
Akib Amin
GAFFL, Co-founder & CEO
Alex Hilleary
Gather, Co-Founder, VFA '16 (Cleveland)
Ali Briggs
LifeWeb 360, CEO and Co-founder
Alison Leddy
Bust A Move, Co-Founder, VFA '16 (Columbus)
Alysha Ellis
Mas LaRae, Founder & Creator
Amanda Epp
ScriptDrop, CEO & Founding Team Member
Amiah Sheppard
Sheppard Consulting Group, Pitch Coach
Amy Haschak
JumpStart, Partner, Network Management
Amy Nelson
Venture For America, CEO
Anne Richie
The Mezzanine Fund, Fund Manager
Anthony Gillespie
Keen Point Consulting, LLC, Founder
B. Fae Harris
National Development Council, Consultant, Cleveland Market
Baiju Shah
The Cleveland Foundation, Senior Fellow for Innovation
Brandon Cohen
University of Toledo, College of Business and Innovation, Senior Lecturer
Brandon Wong
University of Michigan, PhD, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Brian J. Halliday
Green and Spiegel Midwest, Partner, Co-Director
Calvin James
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Carlin Jackson
Theo. Wyes David, Ltd. | Content Status, Founder/Principal Consultant | Co-founder/CTO
Carlton R. Collins
Engines That Work, Co-Founder
Carrie Murphy (Host)
Venture for America, Senior Director of Community Partnerships
Cheryl Turnbull
Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship at The Ohio State University, Senior Director
Chris Berry
Ohio X, President
Chris Rumpf
Flyght, CEO
Christopher Smith
Jumpstart, Senior Deal Flow Manager
David Topoleski
Toledo Lucas County Public Library, Reference Librarian and Manager
Dora Rankin
Honeycomb Credit, Cleveland City Manager
Doug McCollough
City of Dublin, CIO
Douglas C. Spitz
I2Pure Corp., CEO
Dr. Cynthia Barnhart
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chancellor
Dr. Joseph Fox
Akron University Department of Management and theFitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Associate Professor of Practice & Director
Edward Redden
Evermore Industries, Co-Founder & President
Elizabeth Murawski
Center for Innovative Food Technology, Business & Workforce Development Manager
Eric Clark
Technology Incubation and Innovation Office at the NASA Glenn Research Center, Acting Deputy Director
Giorgio Morocica
Yenox, Founder
Hadar Borden
University at Buffalo, Director, Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars
Hardik Desai
Jumpstart, Senior Partner, Investing
Heather Hall
Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Isabelle Byusa
Wheaton College Massachusetts, Director, Youth Development Programs
Jack Thompson
StartHuddle, Co-founder
Jaclyn Williams
Jumpstart, Senior Market Research Analyst
Jake Zajkowski
StartHuddle, Outreach Director
Jay Black
Toledo African American Chamber of Commerce, Vice President
Jay Williams
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, President
Jeff Clawson
Growth Opportunity Partners, Chief Credit Officer
Jeff Epstein
MidTown Cleveland, Director
Jeff Hoffman
Global Entrepreneurship Network, Chairman
Jeffrey Goldstein
Onward Global, Founder
Jennifer Thomas
Plug and Play Cleveland, Managing Director
Jill Badger
Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Interim Director of the Small Business Development Center
Jim Matzinger
Economic and Community Development Institute, Community Outreach and Lending Specialist
John Lewis
BioOhio, President & CEO
Jon Husted
Ohio, Lt. Governor
Jonathon Ortmans
Global Entrepreneurship Network, Founder and President
Jordan Valdiviez
University of Toledo, Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation Program
Josephine Ndao
African Development Bank Group, Chief Entrepreneurship and SME Development Officer
Judith Cone
UNC Chapel Hill, Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Julianne Roseman
Plug and Play, Ventures Associate
Justin Vogt
Evermore Industries, Co-Founder & CEO
Karen C. Gibson
Digital Health for Quidel, SVP
Kate Volzer
Wisr, CEO
Katie Pettee
Enjoy Zest, Chef + Event Planner
Katy Fuerst
Hebrew Free Loan Association, Director of Programming and Community Engagement
Kim Kirkendall
International Resource Development, President
Laura Brege
BridgeBio Pharma, Senior Advisor
Leopoldo Peña
The Opportunity Exchange, Co-Founder, VFA '16 (Cleveland)
Lindsay Sims
Predictable Results Marketing, Founder & CEo
Maria R. Davila
U.S. Small Business Administration, Outreach & Marketing Specialist
Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly
World Bank, Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini
Mark Urrutia
Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC), Regional Director
Matt Deal
SydeWyrk, Co-Founder
Max Herzog
Cleveland Water Alliance, Program Manager
Michael Cao
IC3D, Inc., Founder & CEO
Michael Elliott
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Director of Neighborhood Economic Development
Michael Goldberg
Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship at Case Western Reserve University, Executive Director
Michael Schum
Fortun Brands Global Plumbing Group, Vice President, Product Development
Mike J. Walker
Microsoft, Senior Director, Applied Innovation and Digital Transformation
Nathan Sundheimer
Plug and Play Cleveland, Program & Operations Manager
Olivia Holden
ASSETS Toledo, Executive Director
Pam Davis
Hidden Spirits Cocktails, Founder & Creator
Paul Riser
TechTown, Inaugural Director
Ramanath I. Ramakrishnan
Eaton Corp., Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (Retired)
Ras Asan
BREAUX Capital, Co-Founder
Rob Painter
I2Pure Corp., COO
Rob Paskar
Pasker Real Estate, Owner & Broker
Rob Richardson
Disruption Now Media, Founder & Host
Robert Huebner
Latham BioPharm Group, Principal Consultant
Ron Stubblefield
Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Ryan Cleary
FloatMe, Co-Founder & COO, VFA '17 (Cleveland)
Ryan Helon
Rev 1, Executive Vice President
Sabrina Weaver
Women of Toledo, President
Scott Allen
John Carroll University, Associate Professor of Management
Scott S. Cowen
Case Western Reserve University and former President of Tulane University, Interim President
Shana Black
Black Girl in the Cle, Founder
Su He
He & Associates, Founder and Managing Partner
Tagan Horton (Moderator)
Founders Get Funds, Founder, VFA '19 (Cleveland)
Todd Federman
Managing Director, North Coast Ventures
Whitney Gaskins
University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science, Assistant Dean of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement