Richard Tharin, MS, RAC has more than 20 years of experience in global regulatory affairs in the diagnostic, infectious disease, CNS, cell therapy, surgical and vaccine spaces. He has developed working teams in product development to ensure innovative therapies are successful from concept to commercialization. As the founding CEO of The Cerneos Group, LLC he is implementing programs for MDR and IVDR readiness for medical device firms and preparing diagnostic firms for the development of COVID-19 diagnostics. He has launched more than 25 companies in the USA since forming The Cerneos Group. (more…)
Kevin Bennett is the CEO of MotoRefi, a mission-driven fintech startup revolutionizing consumers’ financial relationships with their cars. An experienced CEO, Kevin has spent over 10 years launching and leading startups from early to late stage. (more…)
David is an entrepreneur and angel investor who has held operating roles at six startups and invested in 60 companies. He was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of Gradifi, which was acquired by E*TRADE. Previously, he was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School and Director of the Babson Summer Venture Program. (more…)
Stage TEN is a live streaming platform to create, distribute and discover interactive and transactable content. We enable creators, brands and retailers to monetize their content and interactions through various mechanisms such as eCommerce transactions, tipping/ donations, pay per view and pay to play. (more…)
Lacy has spent her two-decade career at the intersection of women’s empowerment, financial services and education.
She brings deep experience in wealth management to Willow having served as Vice President, Head of Marketing & Communications and a Relationship Manager at Deltec Bank & Trust Limited. Previously, she was a Vice President at Weber Shandwick where she advised a fortune 50 bank on its post financial crisis local market reputation campaign, the launch of the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University and the Massachusetts Conference for Women. (more…)
Patrick Boyaggi is co-founder and CEO of Own Up, a technology company changing the way people shop for and secure a mortgage. Prior to co-founding Own Up, Patrick was a Senior Vice President at Leader Bank, where he led a team that closed over $11B in residential mortgages. Patrick also served as a Management Consultant in Accenture’s Financial Services practice. (more…)