THE TEAM

Jourdan Urbach

Jourdan Urbach

Managing Partner

Helped build McKinsey’s New Ventures Tech Accelerator. Former CTO @ Mass Lab Inc. & Dir. R&D @ Mimedia. Previously, neuroscience researcher @ HarvardMed and @ MIT Broad Institute. B.A. Yale.
Kevin Rustagi

Kevin Rustagi

Engagement Manager

Hardware engineer turned startup marketing guru. Co-founded Ministry of Supply from his MIT dorm room, setting the kickstarter record and generating millions in revenue. Formerly product engineering @ Apple, BSc MIT, MBA Stanford GSB, MSc Stanford Mech Eng.
Jonathan Lang

Jonathan Lang

Senior Expert

As the seventh employee at Sonos, Jonathan managed product, manufacturing, and innovation throughout his tenure. He also designed the intellectual property strategy responsible for Sonos' collaborations with Google, Amazon, and Microsoft.
Romi Kadri

Romi Kadri

Partner

Manages innovation at Sonos. Former engineer, Rolls Royce Power. Serial entrepreneur with four profitable exits. Partner at Capella, B.S. MIT.
Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen

Business Analyst

Writer, researcher, and investor. VC analysis for Social Starts, Joyance Partners, and other boutique firms. B.A. in Philosophy at Columbia.
Sirah Mora

Sirah Mora

Ops Manager

Led operations for McKinsey New Ventures Tech Accelerator. Later joined Digital McKinsey within the Marketing & Communications division.
Clayton Kim

Clayton Kim

Senior Expert

Data Science & machine learning expert, with experience building machine learning solutions with companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 500. Currently overseeing Data Science Enablement at Wayfair. Sc.B. Brown University.
Alec Bretton

Alec Bretton

Expert

Digital tactician specializing in product launches and messenger marketing. Former strategist @ Zynga & DigitalMarketer. Managed paid social for Deepak Chopra. Keynote speaker TEDxRedmond, TEDxSantaMonica. B.A. Princeton.
Aaron Foreman

Aaron Foreman

Expert

Led content & digital marketing at Sonos, created novel marketing strategies for Universal and Sony in the early days of the internet music revolution.
Kirk Hayes

Kirk Hayes

Senior Expert

Led McKinsey & Company’s Cloud Control Tower solution. Consultant to multiple Fortune 500 companies on sustainable energy strategies. Formerly directed SunEdison’s utility-scale construction operations in North America. U.S. Marine Corps Scout Sniper, Ret.
Christian Kaczmarczyk

Christian Kaczmarczyk

Expert

Venture investor @ AVG Blockchain Fund & Bascom Ventures.
Dan Korpman

Dan Korpman

Associate

One of the world's leading business development specialists with an emphasis on strategic partnerships development. Ex-GE and UBS, primary architect of fintech unicorn Acorn's BD strategy. B.S. VA Tech
Stu Wilson

Stu Wilson

Partner, Market Research

Research wonk dedicated to clarifying market opportunities for discerning clients. Focus on helping companies understand & engage with the emerging landscape. Parter @ boutique startup factory PreHype (Bark, Roman, Managed by Q).
Kevin McLendon

Kevin McLendon

CEO, Telegraph

Kevin is the CEO of Telegraph Creative, helping brands and businesses with brand strategy, content, design, full stack development, digital strategy, and much more in the creative meets digital marketing space.
John Cobbs

John Cobbs

Dir. Development, Telegraph

Two decades of experience building enterprise-scale webapps. Created tech solutions for AmEx, Xerox, IBM, HP, UPS, Caterpillar, and Regions Bank. React Native expert. Led tech for 2 startups acquired by Salesforce and Sapient.
Michael Donovan

Michael Donovan

CEO, Donovan/Green

Decades-long career as a pioneer in American graphic arts. Vice-Chairman, Parsons School of Design. Board member, American Institute of Graphic Arts. Advisor @ Aspen Design Conference. NEA Fellow.
Nancye Green

Nancye Green

Chief  Strategist, Donovan/Green

Designed and produced experiences in multiple media for diverse clientele including the American Museum of Natural history, IBM, GM, P&G, Sony, and American Girl. Formerly CEO & Chairman, Waterworks.
Heather Furman

Heather Furman

Executive Creative Director 

Extensive experience developing, deploying, and managing in-depth brand and communication strategies for demanding clients. American Graphic Design Award winner. BFA, MD Institute College of Art.