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Founder Institute Mentors

Honolulu Summer 2013

The Founder Institute carefully recruits 20-40 Local Mentors per cohort, and we typically only accept Mentors that have built or led fast-growth technology businesses.  

Our Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through the Founder Institute's Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program, and many have become formal advisors and investors to our Alumni. 

See the list of current and past mentors for the local program below.

Mentors

Adeo

Adeo Ressi

Founder/CEO, Founder institute
Aline

Aline Hemmo

Consultant, Pilsoft
Andrea

Andrea Ramoino

VP Product, Elliptic
Andy

Andy Cox

Principal Consultant, Digital Gurus
Ben

Ben Larson

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gateway Incubator
Bill

Bill Jarvis

Founder & CEO, MobiPCS
Bob

Bob Nakata

FI Mentor
Brian

Brian Nelson

FI Mentor
Charlie

Charlie Regis

Co-Founder, Styliff Tech
Charlie

Charlie Cliff

FI Mentor
Christina

Christina Trampota

Engagement Director, Innovate :: Grow :: Scale
Court

Court Lorenzini

Co-founder, DocuSign
Daniel

Daniel Leuck

CEO, Ikayzo, inc.
Darren

Darren Kimura

Individual, Outlier Ventures
Dave

Dave Mori

Director of Development, University of Hawaii Cancer Center / UH Foundation
Dean

Dean Levitt

Chief of Culture, Mad Mimi
Donavan

Donavan Kealoha

Sr. Associate, Startup Capital Ventures
Emin

Emin Can Turan

Award-Winning Marketing Strategist | Go-to-Market Consultant | Lecturer at GA, Various
Evan

Evan Leong

Venture Partner, Enerdigm Capital
Fabian

Fabian Geyrhalter

Founder and Principal, Finien
James

James Kerr

Founder & CEO , SuperGeeks
James

James Murphy

CEO & CMO, Squid 40
Jared

Jared Goralnick

VP of Product, Upwork
Jeremy

Jeremy Glassenberg

Founder, Consultant, API Strategist
John

John Holt

President, RC Holsinger Associates
Jonathan

Jonathan Greechan

Co-Founder, Founder institute
Kamal

Kamal Hassan

Founding Partner, Loyal VC
Lanai

Lanai Tabura

FI Mentor
Lauren

Lauren Chan Lee

Senior Director of Product Management, Care.com
Mercedes

Mercedes Bankston

Founder, Jump Start Venture Capital
Mike

Mike Hulser

CEO, The Biz MD
Mike

Mike Suprovici

FI Mentor
Newton

Newton Paskin

President & CEO, Explorer Technologies
Patrick

Patrick Lee

Co-Founder, Hobo Labs
Paul

Paul D'souza

President and CEO, The D'Souza Group
Phnam

Phnam Bagley

Partner and Creative Director, Nonfiction
Rachel

Rachel Sheppard

FI Mentor
Ron

Ron Flavin

President, Ron Flavin, Inc.
Russell

Russell Brand

Member, Keiretsu Forum
Ryan

Ryan Esaki

Co-Founder, Ukulele Underground
Ryan

Ryan Micheletti

Head of Global Operations, Founder institute
Sam

Sam Merullo

CEO, ScootFleet Group
Sean

Sean Casey

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Space Center
Shannon

Shannon Pierce

FI Mentor
Shreyas

Shreyas Deshmukh

Product Manager, Google
Steve

Steve Sue

Founder, BizGym.com
Steve

Steve Bennet

Trustee, Cross Coin Ventures
Suhas

Suhas Ghante

Entrepreneur, SVEthos
Tanna

Tanna Dang

Founder & CEO, Wedding Cafe, and Eden in Love
Tim

Tim Dick

General Partner, Startup Capital Ventures
Tim

Tim Seears

Chief Digital Officer, Innowell
Tom

Tom Charman

CEO & Co-Founder, Nava
Torrey

Torrey Smith

Co-Founder & CEO, Endiatx
Walter

Walter Roth

CEO, inward.me

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