2018 Winterim



Video Overview

Keynote

Neal Keny-Guyer is a social entrepreneur driven by the belief that a better future is possible.

Judges

  • John Bates - Retired Professor, Life Trustee
  • Jim Huston - Managing Director of Portland Seed Fund
  • Cliff Johnson - Co-founder of Vacasa
  • Mohan Nair - Chief Innovation Officer at Cambia Health
  • Nitin Rai - Managing Director of Elevate Capital, President of TiE Oregon
  • Suzanne Stevens - Editor of the Portland Business Journal
  • Linda Weston - Principal of Rapporto, former Exec Director of OEN

Speakers

  • Sara Conte - Entrepreneur, Management Consultant at SGC Ventures
  • Meredith Goddard - Founder of Five Years In, Start Up Weekend Pdx
  • Neal Keny-Guyer - CEO of Mercy Corps
  • Michelle Lantow-retired CAO/CFO - New Seasons, McCormick & Schmicks & Lucy
  • Irving Levin - Exec Chairman, Genesis Financial Solutions
  • Ben McKinley - Founder/CEO Cascade Web Development
  • Ron Sakaguchi - Design Thinking/Innovation/Entrepreneurship professor at OHSU
  • Dave Underhill - President, Underhill Training and Development
  • Gene Wang - Entrepreneur, CEO of People Power

Mentors

  • Bill Etheredge - Principal of WCE Consulting Group
  • David Evans - CTO of Uncorked Studios
  • J.B. Handley - Partner, Handley Capital Management, Board of Wildfang
  • David Harris - Executive at Harris Oil plus exec in banking and insurance
  • Mikey McKennedy - Owner of Sizzle Pie
  • Dana Plautz - Entrepreneur, co-President MrsP.com
  • Mark Reed - Owner of MJP Management - real estate (affordable prefab apts)
  • Matt Rhoades - Creative Director of MatteLab
  • Paul Vogel - Communications Strategist, Vogel Communications

Roaming Mentors

  • Jeff Cruttenden - Founder of Acorns
  • Edith Dorsen - Managing Director of Women’s Venture Capital Fund
  • Liz Duffet - SVP at Orca Capital Securities - Portland boutique investment bank
  • Brent Hutchings - CEO of North River Boats
  • Michelle Janke - Partner at Coraggio Group
  • Anita Ramachandran - Director of MicroMentors at Mercy Corps
  • Serilda Summers McGee - Dynamo, Dep Director of HR for City of Portland
  • Rick Turoczy - Founder - Silicon Florist, PIE, TechFest NW, Oregon Story Board
  • Robin Wang - Executive Director of Ascent Funding