Meet the Team

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Team

Suraj Kripalani

Co-Founder and CEO, BonBillo

Mentor at Startupbootcamp; Previously Strategy Consultant & Portfolio Manager

Dan Thiffault

Dan Thiffault

Co-Founder and Tech Advisor, BonBillo

Senior Software Engineer, BookBub

Rachel O'Neil

Chief People Officer, BonBillo

Founder, Peoplenova

Julia Turnbull

Program Advisor, BonBillo

Fellowship Program Associate, MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship

Mayank K

Mayank Kumar

Product Lead, BonBillo

Co-Founder, McAwesome

Payal Thiffault

Creative Director, BonBillo

Co-Founder, Atelier ID Global

Vandana Goyal

Advisor, BonBillo

Board Member and Ex-CEO, Akanksha; Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum

Mentors and Advisors

Entrepreneurship

Patricia Cotter

Associate Managing Director, MIT Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship

Imran Sayeed

Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, MIT

Catherine Mahugu

Founder, Soko; Forbes 30 under 30

John Breslin

Senior Lecturer, NUI Galway; Director, Galway City Innovation District

So-Young Kang

Founder & CEO, Gnowbe; Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum

Aditya Pittie

Director, Pittie Enterprises Group

Siddhartha Goyal

CEO, Nivi

Swapnil Shah

Founder and CEO, Freight Tiger

Rukaiya Rangwala

Head - Zaakpay, MobiKwik

Serge Lavallee

Co-Founder & President, Jobillico

Vaibhav Hegde

Founder & CEO, Superbites

Ritvik Singh

Co-Founder & CEO, PsyInnovations

Avinash Advani

Senior Vice President, StarLink

Zachariah George

Managing Director, Startupbootcamp

Vinit Nijhawan

Managing Director, Technology Development, Boston University & Co-Founder, LearnLaunch

Balaji Srinivasan

Vice President and Senior Associate Provost, The University of Chicago

Lauren Abda

Founder, BranchFood and Co-Founder, Branch Venture Group

Neil Kothari

Co-Founder, Drip Capital, Y-Combinator backed Trade Finance company

Zoe Schlag

Managing Director, Techstars

Blake Sims

Program Director, Social Innovation at Innovate@BU, Boston University & Founder, Epiic Solutions

Micah Chase

Adjunct Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Founder, eInvite

Jalal Ghiasi-Razavi

Director, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

Ebrahim Nalwala

Founder & MD, IOTAP

Darby Hobbs

Founder and CEO, Social3 & Co-Founder and Chairperson, Conscious Capitalism Boston Chapter

Cheryl Kiser

Executive Director, Lewis Institute & Babson Social Innovation Lab

Ameet Parikh

Director, Tranzmute Capital & Management; Previously Partner and Head of Risk & Business Advisory Solutions, E&Y India

Suraj Kripalani

Co-Founder and CEO, BonBillo

Mentor at Startupbootcamp; Previously Strategy Consultant & Portfolio Manager

Julia Turnbull

Program Advisor, BonBillo

Fellowship Program Associate, MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship

Investing

Zachariah George

Managing Director, Startupbootcamp

Lauren Abda

Founder, BranchFood and Co-Founder, Branch Venture Group

Neil Kothari

Co-Founder, Drip Capital, Y-Combinator backed Trade Finance company

Zoe Schlag

Managing Director, Techstars

Andy Kaufman

Senior Portfolio Manager, Community Capital Management

Maya Chandrasekharan

Principal, Menterra Venture Advisors

KL Mukesh

Mentor, Villgro & Founder, Akeso Healthcare

Sachin Rudra

Chief Investment Officer, Acumen Fund

Rahil Rangwala

Director, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Arun Nair

Treasury & Investment Professional, UNICEF

Katia Ostrovsky

Associate Director, The William and Flora Hewitt Foundation

Brian Waldner

Vice President, Natixis Global Asset Management

Jess Brooks

Senior Vice President, Boston Community Capital

Jacqui D'Angelo Smith

Vice President, Private Client Associate, U.S. Trust, Bank of America

Anuj Shah

Managing Director, Rally Assets

Sunay Shah

Executive Director, Axioma

Gunjan Banati

Director of Risk Management, Royce & Associates

Kunal Paymaster

Principal, Sightline Partners

Marc Rovers

Senior Portfolio Manager, Legal & General Investment Management

Ishan Manaktala

COO & Managing Director, Markit, India

Shamik Shah

Investment Analyst, Sheffield Asset Management

Yury Geyman

Managing Director, BlackRock

Tarek Fahim

Partner, Endure Capital

Suraj Kripalani

Co-Founder and CEO, BonBillo

Mentor at Startupbootcamp; Previously Strategy Consultant & Portfolio Manager

Social Impact

Zoe Schlag

Managing Director, Techstars

Blake Sims

Program Director, Social Innovation at Innovate@BU, Boston University & Founder, Epiic Solutions

Jalal Ghiasi-Razavi

Director, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

Andy Kaufman

Senior Portfolio Manager, Community Capital Management

Maya Chandrasekharan

Principal, Menterra Venture Advisors

KL Mukesh

Mentor, Villgro & Founder, Akeso Healthcare

Sachin Rudra

Chief Investment Officer, Acumen Fund

Rahil Rangwala

Director, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Arun Nair

Treasury & Investment Professional, UNICEF

Katia Ostrovsky

Associate Director, The William and Flora Hewitt Foundation

Brian Waldner

Vice President, Natixis Global Asset Management

Jess Brooks

Senior Vice President, Boston Community Capital

Jacqui D'Angelo Smith

Vice President, Private Client Associate, U.S. Trust, Bank of America

Anuj Shah

Managing Director, Rally Assets

Darby Hobbs

Founder and CEO, Social3 & Co-Founder and Chairperson, Conscious Capitalism Boston Chapter

Cheryl Kiser

Executive Director, Lewis Institute & Babson Social Innovation Lab

Design

John Breslin

Senior Lecturer, NUI Galway; Director, Galway City Innovation District

Neha Swaminathan

Associate Director, HSBC Global Banking & Markets

Joshua Porter

Product Designer, Principal and Co-Founder, Rocket Insights; Previously Director of UX, HubSpot

Adoniram Sides

Senior Product Manager, Upserve

Ryan Mulloy

Vice President, Customer Engagement & Innovation, Carter Edwards & Co

Carlos Baez

Senior Experience Designer, Carter Edwards & Co

Sarah McDermott

UX & Product Designer, Panera Bread

Michelle May

Co-Founder, Atelier ID Global & Founder, Cirque Du Noir

Mayank K

Mayank Kumar

Product Lead, BonBillo

Co-Founder, McAwesome

Payal Thiffault

Creative Director, BonBillo

Co-Founder, Atelier ID Global

Engineering and Data Science

Brian Ustas

Software Engineer at BookBub

Ciprian Stratulat

Senior Software Engineer, Data Engineer, Consultant

Garud Iyengar

Department Chair and Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University

Karthik Durvasula

Assistant Professor, Linguistics & Data Analysis, Michigan State University

Moody Hadi

Senior Director, Innovation and Product Research, S&P Global

John Breslin

Senior Lecturer, NUI Galway; Director, Galway City Innovation District

Siddhartha Goyal

CEO, Nivi

Ebrahim Nalwala

Founder & MD, IOTAP

Dani Ghaida

Head of Technology, Dar Group

Dan Thiffault

Dan Thiffault

Co-Founder and Tech Advisor, BonBillo

Senior Software Engineer, BookBub

Leadership, Teamwork and Culture

Sean Gallagher

Founder, Influence Success

Kari Heistad

CEO, Culture Coach International

Jung Starrett

Co-Founder, SoulCo

Charles Starrett

Co-Founder, SoulCo

Rama Kannan

Executive Coach and Mentor, Villgro Innovations Foundation

Lara Kumar

Global Director Total Rewards, McCann Worldgroup

Jasmin Ghoul

Ex-Google, High Performance Coach and Startup Mentor

Sales & Marketing

Lauren Abda

Founder, BranchFood and Co-Founder, Branch Venture Group

Anuj Shah

Managing Director, Rally Assets

Sunay Shah

Executive Director, Axioma

Zoey Farooq

Media Relations Lead, West Region, Accenture

Shruti Rya Ganguly

Filmmaker & Founder, Honto88; Board Member, Center for Social Innovation New York City

Kara Zanni

eCommerce Manager, FGX International

Per Heistad

President, iztek - Sales Startup / Scale up

Marc Blackmer

Product Marketing Manager, Threat Intelligence, Cisco; Founder, 1nterrupt

Darby Hobbs

Founder and CEO, Social3 & Co-Founder and Chairperson, Conscious Capitalism Boston Chapter

Lubna Maria Elia

Senior Director, Root Capital & Founder, New England Impact Investing Initiative

Mayank K

Mayank Kumar

Product Lead, BonBillo

Co-Founder, McAwesome

Strategy & Operations

Patricia Cotter

Associate Managing Director, MIT Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship

Imran Sayeed

Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, MIT

Aditya Pittie

Director, Pittie Enterprises Group

Rukaiya Rangwala

Head - Zaakpay, MobiKwik

Avinash Advani

Senior Vice President, StarLink

Balaji Srinivasan

Vice President and Senior Associate Provost, The University of Chicago

Micah Chase

Adjunct Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Founder, eInvite

Jalal Ghiasi-Razavi

Director, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

Zoey Farooq

Media Relations Lead, West Region, Accenture

Cheryl Kiser

Executive Director, Lewis Institute & Babson Social Innovation Lab

Lubna Maria Elia

Senior Director, Root Capital & Founder, New England Impact Investing Initiative

Frederic Bonfanti

Advisor, Cyber-security and Defense

Ameet Parikh

Director, Tranzmute Capital & Management; Previously Partner and Head of Risk & Business Advisory Solutions, E&Y India

Swami Swaminathan

Ex-Chairman, Manipal Health Enterprises; Previously MD & CEO, Infosys BPO