Partner, Birchmere Ventures; Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
Mr. Ammirati is a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He started and sold three software and media startups over a dozen years, including LinkedIn’s first acquisition mSpoke where he was CEO and co-founder.
Founder and Managing Director, Thrive
Mr. Killen has more than 20 years experience as a consultant to private, public and not-for-profit organizations around the globe. He harnesses his understanding of personality types to explore the best ways of dealing with conflict, coping with change, leading others and creating high performing teams.
Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Founder/Director, Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon University
Mr. Mawhinney co-founded five successful entrepreneurial ventures, including mSpoke, where he was chairman and CEO. He was a general partner at venture capital firm PNC Technology Ventures. He currently leads the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Carnegie Mellon University.
Brenda Bakker Harger
Director of the Interactive Theatre Company and Professor of Entertainment Technology, Carnegie Mellon University
Ms. Harger is a professor of interactive theater and an experienced improviser. She directs the Interactive Theatre Company, which uses live interactive theater to address controversial issues in the workplace.
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