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Has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Statistics from the University of Michigan. Has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Works as Senior Director of Technical Leadership Development at the Board Institute of MIT and Harvard University.
Is an executive coach and leadership development advisor. Works part-time for the Broad Institute. Has a private practice intermixing coaching, advising, training, and consulting to make leaders and their teams happier, more effective, and driving toward excellence. Was the site lead and Engineering Director for the Google office in Cambridge. Served on several nonprofit boards. Was a leading advocate for K12 computer science education in Massachusetts.
Founder and CEO of Tomorrow’s Equity Now (T. E. N.), a Strategic Planning, Organizational Assessment, Staff Management, Leadership Development, and Executive Coaching firm supporting BIPOC leaders and organizations. A Pahara Institute 2022 Fellow and Board Treasurer of the Hildreth Institute. Executive Director of Zero Debt Massachusetts, a community organizing initiative to mobilize those most affected by student debt and the lack of affordable post-secondary education. He also co-directs Boston University’s School of Social Work BRIDGE (Building Refugees and Immigrant Degrees in Graduate Education) and MSW Pathways Programs. Member of the inaugural class of the Barr Foundation Fellows Program and a Mel King Community Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Previously worked as a Senior System Analyst for Epsilon Data Management/American Express, designing and analyzing complex database systems projects for major businesses and non-profit clients. Led The Hyde Square Task Force for 25 years. In recognition of his efforts, was appointed the Board of Directors of the Boston Foundation, the Youth Violence Prevention Funders Learning Collaborative, and Boston After School and Beyond.
Was appointed to the Massachusetts Governor’s STEM Advisory Council by Governor Patrick, and to the Commission for Digital Innovation and Lifelong Learning by Governor Baker. Is the Founder for Latino STEM Alliance. Is a committee member of the Latino Equity Fund at The Boston Foundation. Is an advisor at Tech Hire Boston at the Boston Private Industry Council. Is also a Member of the Risk Committee at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Corporate Member of the Mass General Brigham health system, and a Board Advisor at the Museum of Science.
Has been recognized as Emerging Leader by the Boston Business Journal, GK100: Boston’s 100 Most Influential People of Color, GK10: 10 Most Game Changing Equity Ideas, and PowerMeter 100: Massachusetts’ Most Influential People for Latinos.
CyberWarrior.com trains Cybersecurity engineers in both the USA and Latin America and puts them to work. The talent development program has received recognition from both CISA and Microsoft (co-presented at Ignite with Microsoft Global Head of Philanthropy). Graduates of the program are now protecting firms such as Massachusetts General Hospital, Akamai, Santander Bank, among many others.
Has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Skidmore College. Has a Master of Public Administration in Public Administration and Policy from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Works as a Selectman for the town of Whately. Works as the Chief Operating Officer for CyberWarrior.com
Was the Chief Operating Office and Vice President of SmartPower, a clean energy marketing firm that facilitates, creates and manages clean energy and energy efficient products and programs (2003-2012). Was Chief Operating Officer for Pioneer Valley Renewables, a company that manufactures and operates hydrokinetic turbines to create large-scale base load electricity generation (2013-2015). Worked at Pioneering Strategies helping organizations develop solutions for strategic and organizational growth (2012-2020).
Has a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of North Florida. He is a proven innovation ecosystem builder and specialist. Is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in Technology and Innovation. Has extensive leadership experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Was the Interim President and CEO of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, working to catalyze continued innovation and growth in the life sciences, attract people, jobs and investment to the Commonwealth, and support vital scientific research that will improve the human condition (2020). Was the Senior Director of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship at The Boston Foundation (2013-2018).
Completed her Bachelor’s in Communications and Economics at Boston University and her Master’s in Philanthropy and the Media at Suffolk University. Recognized with Emerging Philanthropic Leadership Award by The Council of Foundations for creating The Power of Philanthropy campaign (2005). Was a member of the Clinton Global Initiative delegation for Puerto Rico (2014). Focused her work on increasing educational & professional opportunities for Boston students (2015-present). Was Director of Corporate Donors at Citizen Schools and Assistant Dean for Communications & Marketing at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Designed the first Communications & Marketing Plan for Harvard Graduate School of Education, a plan that helped increase the number of applicants to the school. Was a board member of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) and represented ALPFA as a board member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs – Education Foundation and a scholarship selection committee member.
Designed Wings for Women, a career program for women that created pathways from entry-level to management positions in Fortune 100 companies. Worked as Deputy Advisor for the First Lady of Puerto Rico, where she helped launch a Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign and led the drafting of public policy to establish a multi-government agency plan to support victims. Helped re-establish the Governor’s Commission for Community Service and Volunteerism along with the Federal Corporation of National Community Service.