Ventures may be at a wide range of developmental stages, from ideation through commercialization. The goal of our mentor network is to catalyze the entrepreneurial success of I2C founders. Period!

I2C Innovation Mentors are subject matter experts, gurus, doers, advisors, folks who want to genuinely connect, contribute and be a pivotal resource to our companies and entrepreneurs. They are enablers of innovation, entrepreneurship and “getting it done”!

Our Innovation Mentors are available to all I2C virtual / resident companies and faculty / students looking to take their idea forward.

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Our Mentors

Saleemah Ahamed

Saleemah Ahamed

Areas of expertise:

Strategy, capital, corporate law
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David Chan

David Chan

Areas of expertise:

Engineering, product development

Drew Davenport

Drew Davenport

Areas of expertise:

Healthcare, operations, IT, services
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Valentina Iscaro

Dr. Valentina Iscaro

Areas of expertise:

Strategy, social media marketing, entrepreneurship
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Candice Lanius

Dr. Candice Lanius

Areas of expertise:

UX / Design
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Tathagata Mukherjee

Dr. Tathagata (“T”) Mukherjee

Areas of expertise:

Cyber security, machine learning
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Tathagata Mukherjee

Dr. Hassan Naqvi

Areas of expertise:

IP assessment, digital health, innovation management, strategy, technology commercialization
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Megan Nivens

Megan Nivens

Areas of expertise:

Strategy, marketing, entrepreneurship
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Joy Robinson

Dr. Joy Robinson

Areas of expertise:

UX / Design

Rogie Rodriguez-Quiñones

Dr. Rogie I. Rodriguez-Quiñones

Areas of expertise:

Strategy, engineering, product development
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Jarrett Rumoro

Jarrett Rumoro

Areas of expertise:

IP, strategy, entrepreneurship
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Jeff Showalter

Jeff Showalter

Areas of expertise:

Strategy, capital, IP, corporate law
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Jeff Showalter

Axel Strombergsson

Areas of expertise:

Leadership, start-up strategies, business growth, Life Sciences, FDA regulations, technology commercialization, fundraising, R&D, manufacturing, IP
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Martin Sullivan

Martin Sullivan

Areas of expertise:

Innovation management, growth and scale planning, business process implementation, defense and commercial business development
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Ryan Weber

Dr. Ryan Weber

Areas of expertise:

UX / Design
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Jason West

Jason West

Areas of expertise:

Leadership, planning, entrepreneurship
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