CEO of Emerge Americas. Entrepreneur, Advisor and Organizer serving as a White House Fellow for President Oboma's Domestic Policy Advisor, President & CEO of Clearpath and an Advisor to the Biden Cancer Initiative.
Joe Russo is the founding Executive Director of the Palm Beach Tech Association, a nonprofit committed to Building the Palm Beaches into a Tech Hub. Joe led the organization to attract over 150 corporate members and over 8,000 professionals to their community, with an annual budget over $250,000.
Former professional tennis player turned VC. Transitioned into venture capital and real estate business full time, where he has completed transactions totaling more than $50 million. At First Serve Partners, Waylon led an investment in Splyce, one of the worlds top eSports organizations.
Co-Founder of Carve Communications.
For more than 20 years, David Barkoe has been developing, managing and executing successful PR campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands and most promising start-ups.
Managing Director of Miami Angels, formerly known as AGP Miami, brings together exceptional entrepreneurs and accredited investors to fuel success. As Florida's largest angel investor collective, our group is comprised of over 100 investors who are passionate about early-stage ventures and seeing entrepreneurs succeed in big ways. Beyond providing capital, we collaborate with founders to ensure they have access to best-in-class resources, advisers, and follow-on funding.
@The Lab Miami
Managing Direct at The LAB Miami - facilitating the growth of the startup, tech, and innovation ecosystem in Miami. The LAB Miami is a creative campus for entrepreneurs and innovators in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District. Miami’s original co-working space, The LAB Miami is a 10,000 sq ft warehouse converted to an event venue and collision point of Miami’s forward thinking minds. Learning from the best, acting on your inspiration and building great companies.
Director of WIN lab Miami at Babson College
Responsible for program vision, direction, oversight and board management of Babson College's WIN (Women Innovating Now) Lab accelerator program.
Cumulatively, WIN Lab as raised over 10 million in capital, created over 60 jobs in Miami and engaged over 100 local community leaders who've donated over 750 hours to growing and scaling female founders ventures.
Katherine Leiva @Radical Partners
As a Leadership for Educational Equity member, I have been chosen as one of thirty Policy Advisor National Fellows. This fellowship is specifically for teachers to help policy leaders across the U.S. understand how current legislation affects our schools and neighborhoods. I will be adding an educator's perspective to the work being done in the Miami offices.
Gabriela Sabate @Health Semantics
Founder / CEO of Health Semantics
Tech entrepreneur, executive, innovator and investor experienced in leading, creating and operating startup companies and new corporate businesses. Passionate about innovation, building world-class teams and companies in tech, healthcare, biotech, and environmental, fintech, social impact.. Gabriela is the former Executive Director and Head of Miami Office for SoftBank Latin America Ventures, a $150M venture capital fund and invested over 52% of disbursements in Miami tech startups. 2016/7/8 Finalist "Female Leader in Tech" Greater Miami Chamber.
@New World Angels
Director of NWA - One of the largest angel syndicates in the Florida.
Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Miami Office of Technology Transfer - Bob helps The U's faculty commercialize their IP. Helping them incorporate their company, find management, and raise funds.
Co-founder of Base Miami which helps forward-thinking companies from Latin America with their expansion into the US Market. They’re passionate about building and scaling businesses and believe that Miami is the best entrepreneurial hub in the US to connect with the talent and innovation that occurs in Latin America.
@Cambridge Innovation Center
Senior Relationships Manager at the CIC. Has spent her career working in entrepreneurship and innovation communities across the private, nonprofit and government sectors creating solutions that promote growth and economic development. I’ve carried that passion as a golden thread throughout my career and the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) was a natural next step, bridging my learnings from the South American market and leveraging the potential that the city of Miami holds.