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Founder Institute Mentors

San Francisco Virtual Fall 2021

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

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

Mentors

Adeo

Adeo Ressi

FI Mentor
Alexa

Alexa Meyer

Co-Founder and CEO, Beam
Allen

Allen Saakyan

Interviewing the Greatest Minds, Simulation
Altif

Altif Brown

User Strategist, Constellation Network
Anu

Anu Shultes

CEO, LendUp
Anuradha

Anuradha Gali

Engineering Leader, @OXIO
Arun

Arun Nithyanandam

Co-founder and CEO, Cappius Technologies
Asya

Asya Bradley

VP | Channel Partnerships, Socure - Real Identity Verification
Aurelie

Aurelie Guerrieri

CMO, Open Systems
Aviv

Aviv Shalgi

CEO, Solar Simplified
Ayush

Ayush Bharti

CoFounder/CTO, Our Health Mate
Barbara

Barbara Timm Brock

CEO, eTrack Tech
Bastien

Bastien Berthon

Head of New Markets, Insikt Inc
Ben

Ben Larson

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gateway Incubator
Ben

Ben York

Director of Deal Flow, The Arcview Group/Arcview Ventures
Bow

Bow Rodgers

FI Mentor
Bradley

Bradley Mora

CEO, Spacestation
Brandon

Brandon Steelman

Founder, Clear Gene, Inc.
Brett

Brett Fink

Managing Partner, Greater Holdings
Brittany

Brittany Canty

Director of New Product Development, Braven
Bryan

Bryan Fields

Cofounder & CEO, Eighth Revolution
Carlos

Carlos Ochoa

Founder & CEO, Chilango Ventures
Caroline

Caroline Yeh

Director of Procurement, Kiva Confections
Chris

Chris Foltz

VP Global Reach, Sensi Media
Ciaran

Ciaran Byrne

Senior Brand/Product Manager - Global Marketing, Abbott Vascular
Connor

Connor Hutcherson

Principle Investigator, Pall
Cory

Cory Wang

CoDirector, Founder Institute SF
Dan

Dan Arkind

Founder & CEO, JobScore
Dan

Dan Rubins

Founder & CEO, Legal Robot
Daniel

Daniel Idzkowski

Co-Founder & CEO, SkunkLock, Inc.
Daniel

Daniel Takabayashi

CTO, Laguro.com
Dave

Dave Tran

Co-Founder, Farechild
David

David Kuchar

CEO, Coral
David

David Carvajal

Founder & CEO, Cannavest
David

David Gimpelevich

Venture Scout, Kilby Silicon Valley Labs at Texas Instruments
David

David Gibbons

Managing Director, ESA/ESTEC
Diego

Diego Roman

Founder & CEO, Pelotea Inc
Diogo

Diogo Ruiz

CEO and Founder, Bluezup
Dj

Dj Saul

CEO, Khalifa Kush
Dj

Dj Gregory

Project Manager, Skybridge Construction
Elizabeth

Elizabeth Di Gaetano Andrew

Senior Sales, HelloSign
Emna

Emna Ghariani

Chapter Lead Director, The Founder Institute
Eren

Eren Bali

Chairman & Co-founder, Udemy
Eric

Eric Anderson

President , And One Technologies
Erwin

Erwin Hosono

Partner, Kilby Silicon Valley Labs at Texas Instruments
Fabian

Fabian Geyrhalter

Founder and Principal, Finien
Faye

Faye Sahai

Managing Director, Telosity Fund & Partner Mirai Global, Vinaj Ventures- Telosity.io
Frank

Frank Mastronuzzi

FI Mentor
Frederic

Frederic Voyer

Practice Leader & Advisory Director / Ex-FinTech Founder, RCGT Consulting & Swaaap.com
Genau

Genau L. Jr.

Founder & CEO, Yoobe.me
Giselle

Giselle Bisson

Founder , Chain Reaction
Grace

Grace Robinson

Director of Business Development, Ello Capital
Haden

Haden Kirkpatrick

Head of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Esurance
Harmony

Harmony Oswald

Founder & CEO, Legalucy, Inc.
Helene

Helene Servillon

Founding Partner, JourneyOne Ventures
Henry

Henry Lin

Managing Director, Point B Capital
Ian

Ian Richards

CEO, Fitchburg Management
Isaac

Isaac Bock

Managing Director, AlphaRoot
Ivan

Ivan Muccini

VP Product, Cloud4Wi
Ivan

Ivan Goldensohn

CEO, Valis Bioscience
J. Allie

J. Allie Morse

Head of Expansion, Postmates
Jake

Jake Kuczeruk

Business Development, The Arcview Group
Javid

Javid Jamae

Growth & Experimentation, Freedom Financial Network
Jeanne

Jeanne Sullivan

Investor, The Arcview Group/Arcview Ventures
Jed

Jed Katz

Managing Partner, Javelin Venture Partners
Jeffrey

Jeffrey Mazer

Chief Financial Officer, WYLD
Jeffrey

Jeffrey Finkle

CEO, Arcview Ventures
Jeni

Jeni Chang

SVP Commercial Ops, VSP
Jenna

Jenna Cheng

Director of Marketing, PullString
Jeremy

Jeremy Glassenberg

Product Management, APIs, Developer Experiences, Marketplaces, API Strategist
Jessica

Jessica Chin Foo

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, KiwiTech
Jimmy

Jimmy Ku

., SmartBank
Johannon

Johannon Olson

Partner, Kilby Silicon Valley Labs at Texas Instruments
John B

John B Graham

CEO/Co-Founder, iObjx
Jon

Jon O'connell

Partner, Crowell & Moring
Jonathan

Jonathan Greechan

Co-Founder, Founder Institute
Jordan

Jordan Crawford

Founder & CEO, Scout
Juan

Juan Polanco

Founder & CEO, Optimo Capital
Julia

Julia Selander

Vice President S.F, Essen International
Justine

Justine Reichman

Founder, NextGenChef
Karl

Karl Shaikh

Founder , Interpreters-On-Call
Kate

Kate Bunina

Managing Director of Bay Area, U+
Katherine

Katherine O'Connor

Principle, KO Strategy Consulting
Kelli

Kelli Peterson

Principal, Managing Director, The Change Project
Ken

Ken Kruszka

CEO, SnapCheck
Kerry

Kerry Jones

Former Co-Founder / CTO, HubHaus
Kim

Kim Kovacs

CEO, The Arcview Group
Kunal

Kunal Punjabi

Founder, KeenBrain, business courses and coaching to take you to the next level
Lesa

Lesa Hammond

CEO, Profihire
Lizette

Lizette De Arkos

Chief Strategy Officer, Phenotopia
Luba

Luba Lesiva

Founder & CEO, L4C
Madeline

Madeline Duva

Board Member, Fluxx.io
Maia

Maia Bittner

Hustler, Serial Entrepreneur
Marc

Marc Gelfo

Founder & CEO, Modacity
Marcos

Marcos Polanco

CTO, Bellwether Coffee
Mark

Mark Montalban

Founder & CEO, MindfulText
Mark

Mark Busch

Director of Corporate Development, Unity Rd.
Maryam

Maryam Salehijam

Business Expert, MS Consulting
Matt

Matt Mc Ginn

CEO, Fly Beverage
Matt.M.Hill@Gmail.Com

Matt.M.Hill@Gmail.Com Hill

Founder & CEO, Elegen
Matthew

Matthew Pelnar

VC & Startup Attourney, Crowell & Moring
Matthew

Matthew Bradley

VP Machine Learning, SynapseFI
Mercedes

Mercedes Bankston

Founder, Jump Start Venture Capital
Michael

Michael Gorback

Partner, Corporate Group Chair, Hanson Bridgett LLP
Michael

Michael Zaytsev

Founder, High NY
Michael

Michael Sidgmore

Partner, Broadhaven Ventures
Mike

Mike Suprovici

Head of Acceleration, VC Lab
Mike

Mike Siebold

Advisor, FlowerHire
Mike

Mike Simpson

CEO, Omura
Monica

Monica Phillips

President, Spark Plug Labs
Nancy

Nancy Birnbaum

Founding Publisher, Market Director, Sensi Media Group
Nancy

Nancy Wang

CEO, Advancing Women in Product
Natalie

Natalie Wilson

Senior Counsel, Hanson Bridgett
Nathan

Nathan Yagoda

VP of Marketing, PLUS Products
Neil

Neil Gehani

Principal Founder, Katen.AI
Nicole

Nicole De Meo

Founder, Outfront Solutions
Nitin

Nitin Pachisia

Founding Partner, Unshackled
Olga

Olga Mack

CEO | Startup Advisor | Author | Speaker | Women's Advocate, Parley Pro
Omar

Omar Valle

Startup Business Development, Innovation Bay
Pascale

Pascale Diaine

Principal, Storm Ventures
Paul

Paul D'souza

President and CEO, The D'Souza Group
Paul

Paul Rosen

Executive Chairman, Global Go
Pete

Pete Biggam

Co-Lead FI Santa Cruz | CEO @ Blacksite Solutions, Blacksite.Solutions, Inc.
Phil

Phil Libin

CEO & CEO, All Turtles
Phil

Phil McGarr

Co-Founder, Wunder
Qasim

Qasim Salam

CEO, CreativeMorph
Renata

Renata George

Managing Director, Zenmen VC
Rex

Rex Salisbury

Partner, a16z
Richard

Richard Cristina

Founder (Bloom), Director (Founder Institute), Bloom Consulting & Founder Institute
Rishi

Rishi Mallik

FI Mentor
Rohan

Rohan Sampath

Cofounder & CEO, Copilot
Ron

Ron Flavin

President, Ron Flavin, Inc.
Ron

Ron Gentile

Founder, Moodfit
Ruben

Ruben Rohde

Partner, Trimtab
Ryan

Ryan Vinyard

Hardware Startup Consultant, Vinyard Product Development
Ryan

Ryan Mendoza

Partner, Scrum Ventures
Ryan

Ryan Micheletti

Head of Global Operations, Founder Institute
Samantha

Samantha Ford

SVP Business Development, Protis Global
Sarah

Sarah Falvo

Director of Community, Arcview
Sascha

Sascha Karstädt

FI Mentor
Sc

Sc Moatti

Managing Partner, Kilby Silicon Valley Labs at Texas Instruments
Sean

Sean Casey

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Space Center
Shannon

Shannon Hattan

Cofounder & CEO, High Tide Distribution / Fiddler's Greens
Sidd

Sidd Gavirneni

CEO and Co-Founder, Zeguro
Stephen

Stephen Meade

Founder & CEO, MonetaPro
Sumit

Sumit Mehta

CEO, MAZAKALI
Taylor

Taylor Sims

Co-Founder, #HowSheWorks
Theodore

Theodore Moskovitz

Founder, AMMA
Tiago

Tiago Gavassi

Founder, PANIC LOBSTER
Tiarne

Tiarne Hawkins

Vice President, Playable
Tijan

Tijan Watt

Managing Director, African Tech Leaders
Torrey

Torrey Smith

Co-Founder & CEO, Endiatx
Veronica

Veronica Guzman

Founder | Innovation Catalyst, WAMVentures
Vic

Vic Kapur

Founder & Managing Member, VisionPassage
Vincent

Vincent Diallo

Partner, Interlace Ventures
Walter

Walter Roth

CEO, inward.me
Wayne

Wayne Willis

Managing Partner, Nodal Partners
Yasmeen

Yasmeen Turayhi

Global Product Marketing Lead, AdRoll
Zaina

Zaina Orbai

Chief People Officer, The RealReal

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