Sep 18, 2016 / by clarence

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Our Mentors:

TechLaunch Mentors are industry leaders who voluntarily offer their time and expertise without the expectation of immediate monetary compensation. During the active program, our Mentors will participate in a variety of ways, reflecting a commitment to our eco-system and the TechLaunch Companies themselves. Their time and advice are invaluable to the success of your program.

    All Mentors represent:

  • Excellent professional credentials
  • Recent or ongoing startup or entrepreneurial experience
  • Commitment to helping early stage businesses, including brokering networking opportunities as appropriate
  • Experience in reviewing business models and investor pitches for critical, constructive feedback
  • Willingness to participate in F2F and/or virtual office hours with participating Companies
  • Desire to participate in startup community building

Aaron Mandelbaum

Aaron Mandelbaum

IceBreaker Consulting Founder
Aaron Price

Aaron Price

Founder & CEO at Propeller
Alan Wink

Alan Wink

Director - Capital Markets at EisnerAmper LLP

Director-Capital Markets at EisnerAmper LLP

Allan Berger

Allan Berger

Berger Business Advisors, LLC Principal
Alon Cohen

Alon Cohen

EVP/CTO at Phone.com
Ankit Ranka

Ankit Ranka

Tapfame Co-founder
Annarie Lyles, PhD

Annarie Lyles, PhD

Bio-Gist Ventures, LLC Managing Director
Anthony Frasier

Anthony Frasier

Digital Strategist & Entrepreneur in Residence at Newark Venture Partners

Entrepreneur in Residence at Newark Venture Partners

Ari Rabban

Ari Rabban

Co-founder/CEO at Phone.com
Aswin Chandrakantan, M.D.

Aswin Chandrakantan, M.D.

Strategy Lead of Global Operations at Google
Barry Pincus

Barry Pincus

Consultant/CFO at Sportsrocket Inc.
Bernard Leone, CPA, CITP

Bernard Leone, CPA, CITP

Partner at WithumSmith+Brown
Bill Bartzak

Bill Bartzak

Partner at Kai Equity, LLC
Bob Barbiere

Bob Barbiere

President and COO, Dubset Media Holdings, Inc.
Brad Chun

Brad Chun

CEO at 4f Tech, LLC
Bret Morgan

Bret Morgan

Entrepreneur & Co-founder of BandsOnABudget.com, Cowerks, & Asbury Agile
Brian Kim

Brian Kim

Growth Equity at NewSpring Capital
Brock Butler

Brock Butler

Product Management & Growth Strategy at Spirent Communications
Calvin Wong

Calvin Wong

Consultant in SaaS & brand sales, mobile gaming, native monetization, & operations
Caren Martineau

Caren Martineau

CEO & Founder at bevival.com
Carol A. Curley, CFA

Carol A. Curley, CFA

Managing Director at Golden Seeds

Managing Director at Golden Seeds, Investor & Entrepreneur

Chi Eng

Chi Eng

Founder & CEO at NeuLexa Corp.
Chris Ackermann

Chris Ackermann

Partner Engineering at Facebook
Chris DeMayo

Chris DeMayo

Partner at WithumSmith+Brown
Clark Lagemann

Clark Lagemann

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at MedPro Wellness
Craig Sher

Craig Sher

Managing Partner at Sionic Advisors
Cristian Ossa

Cristian Ossa

COO/CIO at Rosetta Technology Group; Pharmaceuticals Consultant; Angel Investor
D. Scott Harper, Ph.D.

D. Scott Harper, Ph.D.

Sr. Partner/COO at Business Advancement Inc.
Darek Smyk

Darek Smyk

Innovation & Product Development Manager

Founder and CEO, The Catalyst for Excellence

Darryl R. Dobin

Darryl R. Dobin

Principal at DRD Associates
David Deutsch

David Deutsch

Whitman Business Advisors LLC; SynergiSocial LLC
David E. Gross

David E. Gross

Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
David Hahn

David Hahn

EVP Strategy at Integral Ad Science
David Horowitz

David Horowitz

Founder & CEO at Touchdown Ventures
David Rosen

David Rosen

Angel Investor & CEO at TechX Foundry
David Sumka

David Sumka

Sr. Product Manager at Verizon Digital Media Services
David Wechsler

David Wechsler

Entrepreneur
David Wolfskehl

David Wolfskehl

Director of Operations at Whitman Business Advisors
Deborah Smith

Deborah Smith

President at Foxtrot Media, LLC
Dennis Mehta

Dennis Mehta

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

Director, Capital Markets at EisnerAmper LLP

Dennis Mortensen

Dennis Mortensen

CEO/Founder at x.ai
Diana Kyser

Diana Kyser

President at COO on Demand
Domenick Celentano

Domenick Celentano

Entrepreneur & Adjunct Professor at FDU

Food and Beverage Expert

Domenick Cilea

Domenick Cilea

President at Springboard Public Relations
Doug Crisman

Doug Crisman

Investor & VIA Chief Program Officer at Value Prop Interactive

Value Prop Interactive, Investor & Entrepreneur

Ed Sim

Ed Sim

Investor & Founder at BOLDstart ventures, enterprise seed
Eric Abeshaus

Eric Abeshaus

CEO at MetroTek Electrical Service

CEO, MetroTek Electrical Service

Eric Franchi

Eric Franchi

Co-Founder at Undertone
Eric Korb

Eric Korb

CEO at Accreditrust, LLC
Frank Garland

Frank Garland

Angel Investor & Advisor at Realtime Brackets
Frank Graziano

Frank Graziano

CEO at Chromis Fiberoptics
Frank Vallese

Frank Vallese

President and CEO at ePhysics

President and CEO at ePhysics Technologies, LLC

Gavin Furtado

Gavin Furtado

Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at TE Connectivity
George Abraham

George Abraham

Founder & President at Rhodium Strategies

Rhodium Strategies, Business Strategist

Gerald Frungillo

Gerald Frungillo

Entrepreneur
Gilbert Hayat, Ph.D

Gilbert Hayat, Ph.D

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Gina Tedesco

Gina Tedesco

Investor, Entrepreneur, Professor, Mentor
Greg Olsen

Greg Olsen

President of GHO Ventures

GHO Ventures, Investor & Entrepreneur

Hal Stern

Hal Stern

Executive Director of Applied Technology at Merck & Company
Harjinder Sidhu

Harjinder Sidhu

Managing Partner at Sionic Advisors
Henry Wojtunik

Henry Wojtunik

Entrepreneur/Investor

Investor & Entrepreneur

Hyuk-Jeen Suh, PhD, MBA

Hyuk-Jeen Suh, PhD, MBA

Head of Samsung Ventures East Coast
Jack Killion

Jack Killion

Managing General Partner - Eagle Rock Partners

Managing General Partner, Eagle Rock Partners

Jay Melone

Jay Melone

CEO/Co-Founder at New Haircut
Jay Sullivan

Jay Sullivan

Photographic Artist & Entrepreneur
Jeff Harmon

Jeff Harmon

Founder at Brilliance Within Coaching
Jenn Schiffer

Jenn Schiffer

Open Web Engineer at Bocoup
Jennifer Crews

Jennifer Crews

Managing Partner at Pearl Partners LLC
Jill Anderson

Jill Anderson

Partner & Life Sciences/Healthcare Attorney at Moses & Singer LLP
Jim Betlyon

Jim Betlyon

Entrepreneur/Angel Investor & CEO at Best Homes LLC
Jim Caruso

Jim Caruso

SVP, Product & Client Strategy at Varick Media Management
Jim Weeks, CPA, CVA

Jim Weeks, CPA, CVA

Partner at WithumSmith+Brown
Joel Cartun

Joel Cartun

Angel Investor & President at Business Advisory Services
John Ason

John Ason

Professional Angel Investor
John Carini

John Carini

Entrepreneur & CEO at iEnterprises; CTO at Social Smart; Organizer: Morris Tech Meetup
John Crepezzi

John Crepezzi

Entrepreneur & Co-Founder at Broadstreet Ads
John Frei

John Frei

Entrepreneur & Chairman at SpeechTrans Inc
John Petersen

John Petersen

Head of Product at Firehawk Creative, Reverse Engineering Health at Juice Plus+
John W. Kennedy, Ph.D.

John W. Kennedy, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer at NJMEP

Chief Executive Officer at NJMEP

Jon Burley

Jon Burley

Owner, Burley LLC
Jonathan Hakakian

Jonathan Hakakian

MD at SoundBoard Angel Fund; VP at J&S Designer Flooring

SoundBoard Angel Fund, Investor

Justin DiGaetano

Justin DiGaetano

Entrepreneur and Founding Partner at Fidato Partners
Kamran Hashmi

Kamran Hashmi

Program Manager-Tech & Life Sciences at NJEDA
Katherine O’Neill

Katherine O’Neill

Executive Director at Jumpstart NJ Angel Network

Jumpstart NJ Angel Network, Investor

Ken Kolberg

Ken Kolberg

Angel Investor & financial planning, accounting and tax prep
Ken Silbert

Ken Silbert

Angel Investor & Founder/President at Silbert Partners
Krishnamurty Kambhampati (“KK”)

Krishnamurty Kambhampati (“KK”)

Entrepreneur & CEO at Founder Advisor

Business Advisor, Investor & Entrepreneur

Larry M. Weiner, APR

Larry M. Weiner, APR

Independent Public Relations & Communications Professional
Laura McCann Ramsey

Laura McCann Ramsey

President & Co-Founder at ADORAtherapy
Leo F. Collins

Leo F. Collins

President at Leo F.Collins Associates,Inc.
Loraine Kasprzak, MBA, CMC

Loraine Kasprzak, MBA, CMC

Managing Director & Chief Strategist at Advantage Marketing Consulting Services
Lou Wagman

Lou Wagman

Angel Investor & Entrepreneur in Residence at NJIT EDC

Delaware Crossing, Investor & Entrepreneur

Marc Baskin

Marc Baskin

Finance & Operations Executive for High Growth Technology Companies

Founder, Digikist

Mario Casabona

Mario Casabona

Casabona Ventures & TechLaunch, Investor & Entrepreneur
Mark Caron

Mark Caron

Entrepreneur/Executive, Advisor, Board Member in Mobile, IoT, Big Data

Investor & Entreprenuer

Mark LaRosa

Mark LaRosa

EVP of Global Sales at Enhatch; Founder at QuotaCrush; Advisor at STELLAService
Mark Peter Davis

Mark Peter Davis

Managing Partner at Interplay Ventures
Max Alex

Max Alex

Director at Motion Design & Interactive
Michael Fishbein

Michael Fishbein

Inbound marketer & bestselling author
Michael Hamilton

Michael Hamilton

Managing Partner at HME Brand Management
Michel M. Bitritto, Ph.D.

Michel M. Bitritto, Ph.D.

Executive VP, Business Development at The EcoShelf Group
Mike Ajnsztajn

Mike Ajnsztajn

Serial Entrepreneur & Founder at Aceleratech - Startup Accelerator
Neil Rosoff

Neil Rosoff

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Nick Landry

Nick Landry

Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft
Pamela Harper

Pamela Harper

Founding Partner & CEO at Business Advancement Inc.
Paul Grossinger

Paul Grossinger

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor and Adviser, Early-Stage VC
Pavita Howe

Pavita Howe

Principal at Orange B Strategic Marketing
Perry Shelman

Perry Shelman

Managing Partner & CEO at White Birch Capital
Peter Kestenbaum

Peter Kestenbaum

Managing Partner at 1099Partners

Investor & Entreprenuer

Reesa Woolf, PhD

Reesa Woolf, PhD

Entrepreneur & CEO at Confident Speaking
Rich Muhlstock

Rich Muhlstock

COO Marketing & SVP Branding & Acquisition at E*TRADE Financial
Richard Fallah

Richard Fallah

Founder & CEO at SiteforBiz.com, Vbout.com
Rick Sacks

Rick Sacks

Principal at Sacks Media Relations
Rob Caucci

Rob Caucci

Co-Founder & CEO at Pijon
Robert Donnelly

Robert Donnelly

Doctor Business.com; Editor at Chief Executive Magazine
Robert S. Ripp

Robert S. Ripp

President at Fintelligent, LLC

Fintelligent, Business Advisor

Robin Blatt

Robin Blatt

Senior Director, Global Go-to-Market Operations and Chief of Staff to CCO at Juniper Networks
Ron Guida

Ron Guida

Global Partner Manager at Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company
Ron Guido

Ron Guido

President at Lifecare Services, LLC
Ross Malaga, Ph.D.

Ross Malaga, Ph.D.

SEO, Web Development, Entrepreneur, Educator, Disruptor
Ryan O’Donnell

Ryan O’Donnell

Growth Marketer & Co-Founder at SellHack
Sanjay Vankudre

Sanjay Vankudre

IT Professional and Executive, Entrepreneur & Consultant
Satjot (SJ) Sawhney

Satjot (SJ) Sawhney

Co-Founder at Tapfame
Savio Vaz

Savio Vaz

Entrepreneur and Hacker
Scott Barnett

Scott Barnett

Global Sales Leader at GE
Sergei Kovalenko

Sergei Kovalenko

Co-Founder at iTechArt; Co-Founder at Aprenita; Investor & Advisor at Scout Ventures
Seth A. Tropper

Seth A. Tropper

Entrepreneur
Spondon Dey

Spondon Dey

Chief Technology Disrupter at AT&T Labs
Stacee Mandeville

Stacee Mandeville

President at Red Leaf Coaching
Stephen Dyer

Stephen Dyer

Managing Member at SRD Capital Management, LLC

SRD Capital Management, Investor & Entrepreneur

Stephen Socolof

Stephen Socolof

Managing Partner at NJTC Venture Fund 2

Managing Partner, NJTC Venture Fund 2

Steve Lerner

Steve Lerner

Chief Information Officer at Incyte & CEO & Founder at YakStack
Steve Varley

Steve Varley

AT&T Mobile and Emerging Technologies at Salesforce.com
Susan Engelhardt

Susan Engelhardt

Executive Director at Rutgers University
Ted Chan

Ted Chan

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Terry R. Bissonnette

Terry R. Bissonnette

Entrepreneurial software product CTO and technical architect

Entrepreneurial software product CTO and technical architect

Thatcher Bell

Thatcher Bell

Managing Partner at CoVenture; Investor-in-Residence at Cornell Tech
Thomas Chisholm

Thomas Chisholm

Entrepreneur/Angel Investor & CEO at Chisholm Ventures LLC
Thomas Dackow

Thomas Dackow

Independent Early Stage Investor
Todd Nakamura

Todd Nakamura

Technologist & Founder at GDG North Jersey
Tom Olenzak

Tom Olenzak

Strategy, Innovation, and Investment Professional, Healthcare Information Technology
Victor Fabry

Victor Fabry

CEO at Greylock Group
Wayne Tamarelli

Wayne Tamarelli

Venture Investor, Industrialist, Entrepreneur
William Reinisch

William Reinisch

Venture Partner at Paladin Capital Group
William Shane

William Shane

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
William Weaver

William Weaver

Founder & CEO at TrueHit Designs
William Wnekowicz

William Wnekowicz

Developer in Residence at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Yan Auerbach

Yan Auerbach

Co-Founder & CEO at SpeechTrans
Yaniv Sneor

Yaniv Sneor

Founder at Mid Atlantic Bio Angels; President at Blue Cactus Consulting; Trustee at ILSE