Mentors

This accomplished group of professionals will be involved throughout the ideation, evaluation and vetting processes and will be available to Founders as they scale their businesses.

kunesh_jason
Jason Kunesh
Director of User Experience
Obama for America

hanlon_tim
Tim Hanlon
CEO
Vertere Group

jennifer hill
Jennifer Hill
Int’l Venture Lawyer
Gunderson Dettmer

coleman_andy
Andy Coleman
VP of Business Development
Sears Holdings

Naomi Sachs
Naomi Sachs
Chief Operating Officer
Sittercity.com

harper reed
Harper Reed
Former CTO
Obama for America

genevieve thiers
Genevieve Thiers
Founder, Sittercity.com,
ContactKarma.com and OperaModa.com

stuart larkins
Stuart Larkins
Co-Founder and Partner
Chicago Ventures

chuck templeton
Chuck Templeton
Managing Director
Impact Engine

devin johnson
Devin Johnson
Former General Manager
NBC Digital Works

steve collens
Steve Collens
Senior Vice President
Pritzker Group

Sarah Allen
Sarah Allen
CEO
Blazing Cloud

ray grady
Ray Grady
EVP of Global Business Development
Acquity Group


Rayid Ghani
Former Chief Scientist
Obama for America

tony bombacino
Tony Bombacino
CMO
BrightTag

john bracken
John Bracken
Director, Media Innovation
Knight Foundation

mark achler
Mark Achler
SVP Strategy, Innovation & New Business
Redbox

AntheaTie
Anthea Strong
Google Politics and Civic Innovation

Jordan Dolin
Jordan Dolin
Founder
Emmi Solutions

Alison Scholly
Alison Scholly
COO
Chicago Public Media/WBEZ

Bill Ready
Bill Ready
President
Braintree Payments

mark tebbe
Mark Tebbe
Operating Executive
Lake Capital

Dave Friedman
David Friedman
Former President of Marketing at Sears and Former President of the Americas for Razorfish

Guy Turner
Guy Turner
Managing Director
Hyde Park Venture Partners

Jace Mouse
Jace Mouse
CTO
EarlyShares.com

Holly Lynch-8
Holly Lynch
Founder and CEO
The 85-Percent

Dan Feldman
Dan Feldman
Co-founder
StartUp Health

Cindy McLaughlin
Cindy McLaughlin
Co-founder
Style for Hire

Core team

moog matt
Matt Moog
Chief Executive Officer
Wavetable Labs
LinkedIn
@mattmoog

corey haines
Corey Haines
Chief Technology Officer
Wavetable Labs
LinkedIn
@coreyhaines

zach walsh
Zach Walsh
Senior UX Designer
Wavetable Labs
LinkedIn
@walshstudio