Mentor Idea Review
Silicon Valley Winter 2011 Semester
Can you pitch your idea in three minutes and survive the scrutiny of seasoned CEOs? How viable is the idea itself? Can you present the idea in a meaningful and articulate way? Have you done the research necessary to understand the market and prove that the idea is valid?
Review your idea with Mentors.
2012-01-17, 06:30 PM
Product Manager, internet.org @ facebook
David is a Product Manager for internet.org at Facebook, bringing Internet access to the world. David has been programming since he was five and has coded for MIT, Harvard, Stanford, There.com, atWeb, and Legato. David wrote the first layman's description of MP3 in early ...
CEO , Mouth Foods
Craig is currently the CEO of Mouth, the leading destination for indie foods and spirits -- small-batch, artisanal products made by passionate food makers.
Craig is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience at the nexus of business, technology and design a...
Chief Customer Officer, InfoStretch
Avery Lyford is deeply experienced in the rapid, profitable scaling of businesses. He was on the founding team of IBM x86 server business and ran product management as that business scaled to over $1B in revenue. Subsequently he joined McKinsey & Co where he focused on bu...
Managing Partner, Nodal Partners
Wayne is Managing Partner of Nodal Partners, a network of investors, senior advisors and executives who collaborate with early stage companies. Wayne was co-founder of Hyatt Legal Services, and Chairman or CEO of several other companies, as well as serving on various Boa...
Founder/Chief Scientist, BitTorrent
I'm Bram Cohen, mostly known for inventing BitTorrent and I now work as Chief Scientist at BitTorrent Inc. Previously I worked as a very early employee at a bunch of startups you've never heard of. I was in the Time 100 for 2005, have been profiled in feature articles in ...
Founder & CEO, Lenddo
Jeff Stewart is the Founder of Lenddo, the world’s first online community that empowers the emerging middle class to use their online social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services. Jeff is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor,...
Dan Gertsacov - CEO, Americas Region (Bogota FI)
Dan Gertsacov, CEO, Americas Region, Lenddo -- the world’s first online platform that empowers the emerging middle class to use their online social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services.
5 year Google veteran, where his last ro...
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The Institute is the eighth startup that Mr. Ressi has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. Mr. Ressi...
Bob Rosin - VP Business Development, LinkedIn (San Francisco FI)
Bob is VP of business development for LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with over 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Bob's scope includes leadership of all partnership activities and ecosystem for LinkedIn, incl...