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Mentors

The Mentor program is for experienced executives and entrepreneurs to have fun, stay fully informed about the latest trends, make friends and help new entrepreneurs learn from their wisdom. I invite you to join us, and I hope that you will enjoy giving back, as I do. Become a Mentor.
Karen BlackMentor
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Karen has been an executive at companies like Boingo, Enfish and Symantec. She can help companies with the software development life cycle including innovation, quality and deployment.

Chris KocherMentor
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Business strategy consultant and adviser with over 25 years of operating experience. Focusing on marketing,sales,new product and business development initiatives to increase revenues and accelerate company valuations. Former Product Group Manager,Symantec

Brian WongMentor
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Mr. Wong has been CEO of three technology companies; Board Director of Technology companies, Non-Profits, and Educational Institutions. As an entrepreneur he has raised over $180M in equity funding, formed strategic partnerships and investments with over a dozen international companies, and completed M&As. .

Todd BrecherMentor
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Todd Brecher is an expert in helping companies grow their businesses through strategic alliances. In his 20+ years as an attorney, including most recently as SVP, Ass. General Counsel, Business Affairs at Cablevision Systems Corporation, Todd has served as a trusted advisor and business partner to senior executives in the evaluation, structuring, negotiation and implementation of acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, and strategic commercial transactions of every variety. Prior to his time at Cablevision, Todd spent 8 years at Time Warner Cable in positions of increasing responsibility. Todd’s background includes several years spent in private practice in San Francisco & Palo Alto during the height of the late 90s Internet boom. Todd is a graduate of Yale University and Boalt Hall School of Law, and resides in New Rochelle, NY, with his wife and 3 children. Todd serves on the Board of Directors of the American Reform Zionist Association and the Board of Trustees of Temple Israel of New Rochelle, and is an avid tennis player and consumer of all forms of digital content.

Robert LeeMentor
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A career entrepreneur and start up addict.Founder and CEO of UTM Systems Corp,1st company to successfully enable online PIN-based debit transactions within the US.Also sits on the advisory and board positions of several brain and injury groups.

Robert DykesMentor
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Bob has been a top level executive at several leading companies. He has expertise in recruiting,building and managing the team,innovative product enhancement and patents.Former CFO of Symantec,Flextronics,Juniper and Verifone

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Patrick Henry is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of QuestFusion, a San Diego-based consulting company that provides strategic guidance to entrepreneurs and startup companies. Patrick is the former CEO of Entropic Communications where he took the company from pre-product and pre-revenue to a successful IPO on NASDAQ, and an eventual $1 billion valuation. Patrick has raised over $200 million of equity capital for his companies, and executed on over $2 billion in M&A transactions. He is a regular contributor to Inc magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, The Huffington Post, and FastCompany. Patrick loves working with entrepreneurs on their most challenging problems. He also enjoys golf, tennis, fine wine, snow skiing, Angel investing, and spending time with his family. You can find Patrick on Twitter @QuestFusion.

Dan SheppardMentor
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Dan pilots products from concept through market development and placement. He can help reduce expenses, leverage technology, enhance performance, improve customer satisfaction, and increase sales. Former VP of Marketing, AST Computers

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Founder and technology innovator at nCourt, safeBond and GovernmentWindow, specializing in the processes of citizen/government interaction. Author of books on business and family law.  Semi-retired attorney, former elected Magistrate Judge, admitted to practice in Georgia, Federal Courts, US Tax Court and SCOTUS.  Founded three companies that grew to +$20m revenue from launch (one is now over $200m).  Licensed USCG Master Captain, 35 year married father of four and lifelong student of human process. Currently spend some time as general counsel/consigliore to several small businesses and non-profits when not tinkering with whatever motor happens to be lying about.

 

Edward LakeMentor
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Mr. Lake is a versatile Financial Executive able to leverage a diverse set of skills as CFO/COO, EVP/Operations, VP CorpDev/M&A, Entrepreneur, Advisor and Investment Banker.

 

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