Independent & Consulting Projects

The below represents independent projects and client-based consulting work, that fall outside my linear professional career.

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Early Stage Politics
Founder

Founded Early Stage Politics, a new event series to convene the venture capital and startup communities with early-career politicians running for public office.  

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Corro

Chief of Staff

Helped DTC e-commerce startup enter market and scale revenue
by leading initiatives across marketing, operations, and business development.

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NYC Media Lab

Augmented Reality Fellow

Led research team to author
7500-word white paper on near-term commercial applications of augmented reality technology.

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InSITE

Fellow

Selected for highly competitive leadership program for graduate students from top universities to help advise startups and technology companies.

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Republic

Consultant

Designed an evaluation framework for digital asset companies that sought to raise capital on Republic, an equity crowd fundraising platform.

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NYCEDC

Consultant

Hired by former employer to conduct market mapping and industry research on blockchain and AI  to evaluate investment trends in New York City.

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Faces of 5G
Executive Director

I lead Faces of 5G, an initiative aimed at educating leaders in the public and private sectors about the coming benefits of
5G technology.

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MEI Facil

Consultant

Traveled to Brazil to conduct market research and advise on business strategy for São Paulo based fintech startup.

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Grand Central Tech

Advisor

Advisor to Grand Central Tech's Urban Technology Hub, a center to support startups and entrepreneurs building urban technology.

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Blockchain Beyond Crypto

Creator

Created and led an event series that explored realistic commercial applications of blockchain technology.

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Electronic Gaming Federation

Consultant

Built a pricing model to help EGF, an
e-gaming company, sell to public and private high schools.

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Fenway Summer Ventures

Consultant

Created fundamental systems to help venture capital fund manage, track,
and analyze deal flow.

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AlleyCorp

Fellow

Investment Fellow for entrepreneur Kevin Ryan’s (Double Click, Mongo DB,
Gilt Groupe, Zola) venture fund and startup incubator.

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Sports Direct

Consultant

Authored white paper on trends in back-end retail technology and innovations in physical retail space utilization for UK's largest sports retailer.

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Columbia Business School

Teaching Assistant

Designed coursework and curriculum for Columbia Business School class: Digital Literacy for Decision Makers, taught by investor Brett Martin.

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Electric

Consultant

Led a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and business school students from Columbia to build a machine learning model using natural language processing in Python.

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Josephine

Consultant

Worked alongside the CEO on general regulatory, political, and business matters and helped lead Josephine's advocacy and political organizing efforts.

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DUCO

Consultant

Expert on one of the world's top consultant on-demand services.

Volunteer & Non-Profit

The below represents non-profit & volunteer work, that fall outside my linear professional career.

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Hillary for America
Advance Staff

Traveled nation-wide to help execute political and campaign events for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

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The Graduate Entrepreneurship Council

Founding Member

Helped create the Graduate Entrepreneurship Council,  an institution founded by Columbia Business School, Harvard Business School, Wharton, to empower entrepreneurially-driven graduate students to easily and meaningfully connect with each other.

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Heat Seek NYC

Advisory Board Member

I sit on the Advisory Board for Heat Seek,  a non-profit designed to aide lower income residents in proving negligence against their landlords over improper heating of their homes. It uses the power of the internet of things to remotely monitor and record the temperature of users' homes, registering heating violations.

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Columbia Entrepreneur Organization

President

Managed a team of 47 and a
budget of $120,000 to foster  the entrepreneurial community at Columbia 
Business School.

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InSITE

Fellow

InSITE is a leadership development program comprised of graduate students from top universities such as Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton. InSITE Fellows and alumni make up a global network of entrepreneurs and leaders in the technology and venture capital industries. Fellows engage in semester-long consulting projects with startups and technology companies

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National Science Foundation

SBIR Grant Reviewer

Reviewed and assessed startup applications for the National Science Foundation's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), i.e. "America's Seed Fund, non-dilutive grant program.

 

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BUILD

Associate Board Member

Former board member at BUILD, an organization founded in 1999 that is dedicated to proving the power of experiential learning through entrepreneurship and igniting the potential of youth in under-resourced communities.