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avatar for Bill Nye

Bill Nye

Science Educator
avatar for Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

Wired Magazine
Senior Maverick
avatar for Charles Adler

Charles Adler

Co-founder and former Head of Design at Kickstarter
avatar for Paul English

Paul English

Co-founder of Lola.com and KAYAK
avatar for Lawrence D. Burns

Lawrence D. Burns

Director of the Program on Sustainable Mobility, Columbia
Business Advisor, Author and Speaker
avatar for Lynn Tilton

Lynn Tilton

Patriarch Partners LLC
Founder and CEO
avatar for Jon McNeill

Jon McNeill



avatar for Mark Albert

Mark Albert

Machine Shop Magazine
Former Editorial Staff
avatar for Krystal Hardy Allen

Krystal Hardy Allen

K.Allen Consulting
avatar for Len Amat

Len Amat

Centier Bank
Senior Vice President and Market President
avatar for Jose Arrieta

Jose Arrieta

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition
avatar for Mike Baldinger

Mike Baldinger

Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Evention LLC
avatar for Ryan Bell

Ryan Bell

1st Source Bank
Small Business Market Manager
avatar for Ana Bermudez

Ana Bermudez

avatar for Matt Bloom

Matt Bloom

University of Notre Dame
Associate Professor
avatar for Matt Brady

Matt Brady

Associate Partner
avatar for Nicola Brown

Nicola Brown

Main Street Match
avatar for Thomas Buccellato

Thomas Buccellato

GE Licensing & Technology Ventures
Managing Director
avatar for Thomas Buckley

Thomas Buckley

University of Notre Dame
Director of Startups IDEA Center
avatar for Mike Buczowski

Mike Buczowski

avatar for Karl Burns

Karl Burns

Strategic Partnerships Manager
avatar for Ned Calder

Ned Calder

avatar for Chris Cali

Chris Cali

The IDEA Center
Pit Road CEO
avatar for Rich Carlton

Rich Carlton

Chief Revenue Officer
avatar for Frederick M. Cartwright, Jr.

Frederick M. Cartwright, Jr.

Pruv Mobility Ecosystem
avatar for Jim Champer

Jim Champer

Kruggel Lawton CPAs
Senior Manager
avatar for Nate Chenenko

Nate Chenenko

Carlisle & Company
avatar for David Cieslak

David Cieslak

Chief Data Scientist
avatar for Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth Clarke

Blockland Cleveland at JumpStart Inc.
Project Manager
avatar for Jodi Clifford

Jodi Clifford

The University of Notre Dame
Director, Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic
avatar for Kathy Crimmins

Kathy Crimmins

General Stamping & Metalworks
Director of Cultural Development
avatar for Gerard Dache

Gerard Dache

Government Blockchain Association
Executive Director
avatar for Lisa Deck

Lisa Deck

Purdue University IN-MaC
Education Workforce Program Manager
avatar for Pat Derksen

Pat Derksen

Visit South Bend Mishawaka
Sales Manager
avatar for Randy Emmons

Randy Emmons

Senior Manager
avatar for Antonio Espinosa

Antonio Espinosa

SUI Capital
avatar for Nicole Fallowfield

Nicole Fallowfield

a Principal and the Director of Wellbeing and EB Operations
avatar for Jim Falvey

Jim Falvey

General Counsel & Chief Regulatory Office
avatar for Ryan Fenstermaker

Ryan Fenstermaker

1st Source Bank
Vice President
avatar for Gavin Ferlic

Gavin Ferlic

Elevate Ventures
Entrepreneur in Residence
avatar for Carolina Foresman

Carolina Foresman

Chief of Data and Analytics
avatar for Mark Garland

Mark Garland

Vice President, Commercialization
avatar for Silas Garrison

Silas Garrison

HealthSpace Data Systems, Ltd.
avatar for Phil Gomes

Phil Gomes

Bloq, Inc. & Chicago Blockchain Center
Chief Communications Officer & Director of Communications,...
avatar for Ken Greene

Ken Greene

Comcast Business
Senior Director of Market Development
avatar for Anna Haldewang

Anna Haldewang

Plan Bee
Founder and CEO
avatar for Jessica Hanyzewski

Jessica Hanyzewski

Lippert Components
CRM solutions lead
avatar for Ed Haug

Ed Haug

Haug Partners LLP
Managing Partner
avatar for John Henry

John Henry

University of Notre Dame
Director of Risk Assessment
avatar for Robert Hess

Robert Hess

Ocean Tomo
Managing Director, Business Design
avatar for Amy Hill

Amy Hill

South Bend Public Transportation Corporation
General Manager and Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Joe Hirl

Joe Hirl

Patent agent
avatar for Marian Hodges

Marian Hodges

Data Realty
Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development
avatar for Mohammed Irfan

Mohammed Irfan

Managing Partner and Head of Research
avatar for Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones

Program Director
avatar for Jitin Kain

Jitin Kain

City of South Bend
Deputy Director
avatar for Corinne Kereszturi

Corinne Kereszturi

Chief Operating Officer
avatar for Christopher Keslin

Christopher Keslin

Lachesis, LLC
avatar for Michael Ketigian

Michael Ketigian

inverse K
Poet & Technologist
avatar for Luke Kim

Luke Kim

Vite Labs
Chief Marketing Officer
avatar for Courtney Kingston

Courtney Kingston

Kingston Family Vineyards​
avatar for Mitchell Kokko

Mitchell Kokko

Pitroad Fund at the IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame
Associate, Pitroad Fund
avatar for Jake Kuczeruk

Jake Kuczeruk

Dispatch Labs & The Bureau
Director Of Partnerships
avatar for Jordan LaFramboise

Jordan LaFramboise

Quicken Loans
Sage of Innovation
avatar for Kate Lee

Kate Lee

South Bend Regional Chamber
Executive Director of Education & Workforce
avatar for Samantha Linnett

Samantha Linnett

City of Syracuse - Mayor's Office
Innovation Design Lead
avatar for Irina Litchfield

Irina Litchfield

avatar for James P. MacLennan

James P. MacLennan

IDEX Corporation
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
avatar for James Malackowski

James Malackowski

Ocean Tomo, LLC
Chairman & CEO
avatar for Sean Manion

Sean Manion

ConsenSys Health, United States
Chief Scientific Officer
avatar for Burke Maxwell

Burke Maxwell

Principal Solution Engineer
avatar for Derrick Mayes

Derrick Mayes

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
Vice President
avatar for Matt McGraw

Matt McGraw

Dispatch Labs
CEO and serial entrepreneur
avatar for Matt McKibbin

Matt McKibbin

Founder and Chief Decentralization Officer
avatar for Dennis McRae

Dennis McRae

West Monroe Partners
Consumer and Industrial Products Practice Leader
avatar for Mark Melnick

Mark Melnick

Ivy Tech Community College
Executive Director, Workforce Strategic Partnerships
avatar for Jeffrey A. Michael

Jeffrey A. Michael

Barnes & Thornburg
avatar for Earl Miller

Earl Miller

Hiler Industries
Director of Innovation and Engineering
avatar for Jason Miller

Jason Miller

South Bend City Church
Lead Pastor
avatar for Nate Miller

Nate Miller

Consensus Networks
avatar for Dustin Mix

Dustin Mix

avatar for Scott Molander

Scott Molander

Lids Sports Group
avatar for Joel Neidig

Joel Neidig

avatar for Michael Noonan

Michael Noonan

Laird Technologies
VP of Intellectual Property
avatar for Matt Norcia

Matt Norcia

StrongArm Tech
Chief Operating Officer
avatar for Susan Oh

Susan Oh

Founder and CEO
avatar for MariClare Osborn

MariClare Osborn

Manufacturing Technology, Inc.
Director of Human Resources
avatar for Nitin Pachisia

Nitin Pachisia

Unshackled Ventures
Founding Partner
avatar for Steven Paladino

Steven Paladino

Innovation and Continuous Improvement for Baltimore Aircoil
Global Director
avatar for Elliott Parker

Elliott Parker

High Alpha
Managing Director, Business Design
avatar for Kris Parmelee

Kris Parmelee

Parmelee Consulting Group
avatar for Dan Peate

Dan Peate

Founder & CEO
avatar for Scott Perkins

Scott Perkins

Quisitive Technology Solutions
Senior Vice President
avatar for Sean Petterson

Sean Petterson

StrongArm Tech
avatar for Monika Proffitt

Monika Proffitt

Rise Housing
avatar for Rajat Rajbhandari

Rajat Rajbhandari

CEO and Co-Founder
avatar for Bryan Ritchie

Bryan Ritchie

University of Notre Dame
Associate Provost and Vice President for Innovation
avatar for Michael Rupchock

Michael Rupchock

Lippert Components
Director of Customer Experience Technology
avatar for Chelsea Rustrum

Chelsea Rustrum

Blox7.com and Blockchain for Good
Co-founder and Founder, respectively
avatar for Dominick Saratore

Dominick Saratore

C&S Machine
avatar for Joe Schneider

Joe Schneider

Managing Director & Co-Lead - Autonomous Vehicles and Insurance...
avatar for Amish Shah

Amish Shah

Kem Krest
avatar for Janelle Shane

Janelle Shane

Boulder Nonlinear Systems
Research Scientist
avatar for Tyler Sherman

Tyler Sherman

Sherman Industries
avatar for Gary Sieber

Gary Sieber

avatar for Ranae Stewart

Ranae Stewart

Purdue University
Associate Director - Statewide Outreach and Partnerships
avatar for Jack Swarbrick

Jack Swarbrick

University of Notre Dame
Vice President, James E. Rohr Director of Athletics
avatar for Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor

SIMBA Chain and the University of Notre Dame
Chief Technology Officer and Professor of Computer Science and...
avatar for David Temeles

David Temeles

SouthBank Legal: LaDue | Curran | Kuehn
avatar for Brad Tener

Brad Tener

Frost Control Systems, LLC
Founder and CEO
avatar for Dr. Nancy Tennant

Dr. Nancy Tennant

avatar for Sydney Thomas

Sydney Thomas

Precursor Ventures
Senior Associate
avatar for Connor Toohill

Connor Toohill

Co-Founder and CEO
avatar for Matt Tyler

Matt Tyler

Vickers Engineering & Red Rabbit
avatar for Mike J. Walker

Mike J. Walker

Senior Director, Applied Innovation Team
avatar for Lawrence Walter

Lawrence Walter

Founding Partner
avatar for Melissa Wasserman

Melissa Wasserman

University of Texas
Charles Tilford McCormick Professor of Law
avatar for Oliver Wells

Oliver Wells

Genius Sports
NCAA LiveStats Lead
avatar for Patty Willaert

Patty Willaert

Beacon Health System
Executive Director, Community Impact
avatar for Philip Wiltshire

Philip Wiltshire

Lippert Components
Technical Director
avatar for Zane Witherspoon

Zane Witherspoon

Dispatch Labs
avatar for Evan Wray

Evan Wray

Swyft Media
avatar for Steve Yelderman

Steve Yelderman

University of Notre Dame
Professor of Law