Entrepreneurs in Residence 2019
Meet the Entrepreneurs in Residence for the entrepreneurial simulator 2019 programs!
An Entrepreneur in Residence, a successful entrepreneur who will be your instructor on how to develop your entrepreneurial competencies. The Entrepreneur in Residence will be in charge of all the workshops during the 3-week training program.
2 years as Entrepreneur in Residence @Boston
He is a Startup Coach, Keynote Speaker & Leadership Developer for modern-day entrepreneurs & visionary leaders. He is the founder of SIMPATICO Consulting, the founder of LEAVE YOUR LEGACY & the TrepCamp Entrepreneur in Residence in Boston, Massachusetts USA.
Over the last 17 years, Christopher has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs & startup teams, in all aspects of business, to become transformational leaders & create impact in their business, their industry and their life with situational strategy.
As a coach & advisor, Christopher utilizes his personalized system - The SIMPATICO Development System – to merge psychology, physiology, leadership & mindfulness into one solitary point of focus he calls “Clarity of Purpose”. He believes clarity is the conduit tethering people, places & things...to Purpose-driven success.
4 years as Entrepreneur In Residence @London
Sangita is a serial entrepreneur. She has raised over $33M in venture capital funding, founded three gaming and video start-ups and supported many others.
Sangita is recognized for establishing new ventures, divisions, and expanding into international markets as well as providing expert business strategy plans for cutting-edge consumer technology companies. Her latest company is on the forefront of the changing retail landscape - advising start-ups and brands on how to sell into the US retail market as sales shift from location (physical or digital) to becoming friction free services which anticipate and automate a consumer’s product needs.
Sangita is chairperson for TrepCamp’s Retail and Entertainment Advisory Board, as well as an instructor for their advanced entrepreneurship programs at Imperial College in London, Stanford University and San Francisco State University.
PO CHI WU
2 years as Entrepreneur in Residence @S. Valley
Dr. Po Chi Wu is an Innovation Provocateur & Evangelist and an Investor in Human Capital. Having been an international venture capitalist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley and Asia for more than 30 years, he offers unique insights and perspectives on the challenges of creating successful, innovative businesses.
In the last 10 years, Dr. Wu has been a Visiting Professor teaching at: the University of California at Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon’s Silicon Valley campus, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou) and Peking University (Beijing). In this role, he guides and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs in the startup ecosystem, where his practical experience is most valuable to those trained in science and engineering.
His most recent books are: “Angel Financing in Asia Pacific” (which he co-edited, Emerald Publishing, 2016) and “Agile Innovation: The Revolutionary Approach to Accelerate Success, Inspire Engagement, and Ignite Creativity” (Wiley & Sons, 2014), which he co-authored with his partners at Futurelab Consulting.
Dr. Wu has a PhD from Princeton University and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.
5 years as Entrepreneur in Residence @San Diego
Bernhard has over 20 years of marketing and entrepreneurial experience both as a Senior Partner growing a $1 billion global company and as a former Chief Marketing Officer. Today, Bernhard is a Director at the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University. He has worked with hundreds of start-ups in San Diego, on and off the campus, is a strategic advisor to several start-ups and is quoted frequently in both local and national media and has spoken at TEDx events.
He teaches several entrepreneurship courses (Creativity and Innovation, Entrepreneurship Fundamentals, Business Model/Plan Development for Entrepreneurs) within the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University and in Europe via study abroad programs. He has written three books on entrepreneurship, creativity and branding: Fail Fast or Win Big, Simply Brilliant, Branding and Bulls**t. You can lean more at www.bernieschroeder.com
1 year as Entrepreneur in Residence @New York
Entrepreneur in Residence at GenFKD and Co-Host of The Mentors Podcast.
Vadim Revzin teaches entrepreneurship at the State University of New York. He runs programs at various early stage venture funds, has advised hundreds of startups, and has been both a founder and leader across several early and growth stage companies.
Before founding Tascit, Vadim was VP of Platform and lead product manager at Waywire where he helped develop video web properties for several major publishers reaching millions of visitors, including Time Out Magazine, NYMag, BBC, AARP, and more.
He involved with several high growth tech startups in the advertising and SMB marketing space, including Dashbid, Privy and Yodle.
2 years as Entrepreneur in Residence @Mexico C.
Guillermo career's purpose is both the generation of long-term welfare towards the environment, as well as the creation of sustainable value for shareholders and their companies.
He is founder at SELZ + PARTNERS, an international strategic advisory firm specialized in Industrial Real Estate,Logistics Infrastructure and Special Economic Zones. They assist and advice the leaders of governments, companies and investment firms to catalyst the evolution of a region into a Pole of Development & Competitiveness.
He has forged his experience in Logistics, Retail and Innovation as CFO & Board member at Klustera. The company combines data from wireless sensors with proprietary algorithms based in predictive analytics and AI to turn human behaviour into data to allow their clients to understand how users navigate the physical world.
1 year as Entrepreneur in Residence @New York
Mr. Kadala is an internationally recognized writer, speaker, and facilitator on topics that concern CEO’s and political leaders. He is well versed in economics, engineering, technology, finance, marketing, and most recently algorithm design/machine learning. His op-ed articles are regularly published by prominent industry publications as well as on his personal blog at TomKadala.com. His recent facilitation work included projects for the United Nations, the International American Development Bank (IADB), MIT Tech Review, Flextronics, the Japan Society, SAS, IBM, Genpact, and APLA Brazil.
For 28 years, Tom Kadala was the Founder & CEO of Alternative Technology Corporation (ATC), a boutique marketing/data analytics hardware/software solutions development firm. During his tenure as CEO at ATC, Mr. Kadala was the trusted adviser for CEOs and senior-level managers of large and small companies, many of whom were also his clients. ATC’s clients included major publications as well as their Fortune 500 advertising clients.
Currently, Mr. Kadala launched an online subscription signal service for FOREX trading based upon an algorithm he designed and developed in London over a three year period. The service currently operates under the registered trademark, RagingFX® at (RagingFX.com).
Prior Mr. Kadala held positions as the CFO of Fenix Bioenergy, an international renewable energy company, President of ResearchPAYS, Inc., a NY-based consulting firm focused on surveys and data analytics for community issues, CFO of BCB Electronics, a Canadian high tech firm, equity floor trader at Bear Stearns, and a civil engineering partner for a Spanish/Latin American construction consortium.