Entrepreneurs In Residence

The Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) and Entrepreneurial Advisor Program is one of the primary ways that we connect the Georgetown campus to the “real world” of entrepreneurship. These accomplished entrepreneurs are on campus and “on call” throughout the term to act as mentors and coaches to students. Come meet them at our weekly chalk talks, or reach out and schedule a meeting/call – they are ready and willing to help. The profiles are listed below – click on the photo for their bios and contact details.

Entrepreneurs In Residence (EIR)

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Laura Clark

Expertise: Brand Creation, Management, Retail, Messaging,  Start-ups, Customer, and Community Relations
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Shye Gilad

Expertise: Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategy, and Leadership Development

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Patricia Henriques

Expertise: Startups, Growth Strategies, Board Development, Operations, and Finance

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John Jabara

Expertise: Pharma/Biotech, Cleantech/Sustainability, Healthcare, Retail, Enterprise, and Residential Real Estate

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Fiona Macaulay

Expertise: Scaling Social Ventures, Emerging Economies, Major Partnerships, and Thought-Leadership
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Mike Malloy

Expertise: Social Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Pitching, and Fundraising

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Peter Mellen

Expertise: Publishing, Online Media, Commercial Real Estate, E-Learning , New Product Development, New Venture Creation, and Financing

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Miguel Monteverde

Expertise: Early-stage startups and Media

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Jill Monk

Expertise: Startups, Ideation to Launch, Customer Discovery, Product and Business Model Validation, Strategy, Marketing, Messaging, Positioning, and Partnerships.
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Meghan Roman

Expertise: Branding, Messaging, Press Relations, PR Strategy, and Venture Capital

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Mark J. Silverman

Expertise: Tech and Non-Tech Startups, International Matters, Organizational Development, and Business Development

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Mark Steren

Expertise: Startups, Customer Discovery and Design Thinking, and Product Positioning

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Dave Terzian

Expertise: Franchising, Foodservice, Real Estate Entrepreneurship, and Structuring Deals
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S. Tien Wong

Expertise: Technology Services and Startups, CRM (customer relationship management), Middle Market Buyouts, Venture Capital, Business Strategy, and Entrepreneurship

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David Fogel

Expertise: Finance, Financial Services, and International Law

Jay Kenny

Expertise: Initial Startup Growth, Tech, Product Management, Marketing, and Advertising

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Khuram Zaman

Expertise: Digital Marketing, Technology, and Online Security
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Talia Fox

Expertise: Leadership, Strategist, Team Management, and Partnerships

Experts On Call (EOC)

Jenny Abramson

Expertise: Social Impact Tech, Education, Personal Data, and Media

Rahul Bhandari

Expertise: Starting and Scaling Businesses, Product Development, Business Development, Team Development, and Fundraising

Paul Centenari

Expertise: Sales, Manufacturing, Operations/Logistics, Venture Finance, and Personal Development

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Shaun Johnson

Expertise: Technology Startups and Startup Accelerators, Seed Stage Investment, Product/Concept Development, and IT Analytics

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Ryan Kuder

Expertise: Business Development, Venture Capital, Product Marketing, Marketing Strategy, and Strategy/Operations
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K. Shelly Proges

Expertise: Product and Marketing Strategy, Public-Private Partnerships, Entrepreneurship Ecosystems, Social Enterprises, and Global Entrepreneurship

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Pat Sheridan

Expertise: Innovation in Large Organizations, Mobile Development, Web Development, Startup Management, and Leadership Development

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Cherian Thomas

Expertise: Mobile, Tech, Fundraising, Sales, and Customer Acquisition Strategy

Tiffany Norwood

Expertise: Technology, Public Speaking, Product Development, Digital Market, Education, and Storytelling

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Rick Toren

Expertise: Hospital and Medical Device Development, Healthcare Technology, Healthcare Management, Business Development, and Startups

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Jaime Vasquez

Expertise: Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Operations, and Leadership

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Sara Zulkosky

Expertise: Venture Capital, Startups, Business Development, Strategy, Operations, and Sustainability

Nathaniel Ru

Expertise: Product Development, Operations, Marketing, Food Industry, Startups, and Business Development

Dave Weinberg

Expertise: Digital Services, Government, Team Management, and Technology

Eric Woods

Expertise: Strategy, Operations, Finances, Technology, Venture Capital, and Growth