APRIL 2019 COHORT

Meet the Board-Ready Bootcamp’s inaugural cohort of 51 experienced leaders. To learn more about this program and to apply to join the October, 2019, cohort, click here.

Shakeeb Alam
Co-Founder & President

East Bridge Capital Management

Executive Sponsor
Mohamad Ali, President & CEO, Carbonite
LinkedIn
Meg Aranow
CEO

Edaris Health

Executive Sponsor
Michael Kaufman, Investor/Board Member Edaris Health, KBT Partners
LinkedIn
Lynn Bailey
CEO

Index Data

Executive Sponsor
Sebastian Hammer, President and Co-Founder, Index Data
LinkedIn
Andre Black
Vice President of Products

Allego, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Yuchun Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Allego, Inc.
LinkedIn
Martha Blue
SVP - Business Development

CarGurus

Executive Sponsor
Kirk Arnold, XIR, General Catalyst
LinkedIn
Laurel Britt-Webb
Director of National Accounts

illy caffe, North America

Executive Sponsor
Sarah Joyce, CEO & Founder Lean In Boston, Healthcare Source
LinkedIn
Lori Brock
Head of Innovation Americas

OSRAM

Executive Sponsor
Michael Flieger, Vice President and CFO, OSRAM
LinkedIn
Michelle Burtchell
VP, Marketing

Buildium

Executive Sponsor
Chris Litster, CEO, Buildium
LinkedIn
Helena S Chapman
Director

IBM

Executive Sponsor
Robert McDonald, VP Support Transformation, IBM
LinkedIn
Soojin Chung
Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Kyruus, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Graham Gardner, CEO & President, Kyruus, Inc.
LinkedIn
Karen Devine
SVP of Customer Success & Services

Rapid7

Executive Sponsor
Corey Thomas, CEO Rapid7, Rapid7
LinkedIn
Nirva Fereshetian
Chief Information Officer

CBT

Executive Sponsor
David Nagahiro, CEO, CBT
LinkedIn
Nicole Fitzpatrick
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Aaron Ahola, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Akamai Technologies, Inc.
LinkedIn
Renee Foster
Former President

previously Curriculum Associates

Executive Sponsor
Jim Daniell, Chief Transformation Officer, NetHope
LinkedIn
Heather Fraser
Founder

Fraser Consulting

Executive Sponsor
Susan Schiffer, Board President, LexFarm
LinkedIn
Jodi Gernon
Director, Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School

Executive Sponsor
Lynda Applegate, Professor, Harvard Business School
LinkedIn
Jackie Glenn
VP, Global Diversity and Inclusion

previously Dell/EMC

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President & CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Kamala Grasso
President

KJG Consulting

Executive Sponsor
Tim Saeger, EVP & Chief R&D Officer, iRobot
LinkedIn
Deborah E Gray
VP and General Counsel

The Achievement Network

Executive Sponsor
Charles J. Gray, Vice President and General Counsel, Teradyne Inc.
LinkedIn
Gail Greener
SVP, Product Management and Innovation

Iron Mountain

Executive Sponsor
Fidelma Russo, EVP and CTO, Iron Mountain
LinkedIn
Tara Hendricks
VP of Finance & Operations

Talla Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Rob May, CEO & Co-founder, Talla Inc.
LinkedIn
Len Ho
Division Counsel

Zipcar

Executive Sponsor
Tracey Zhen, President, Zipcar
LinkedIn
Melissa James
CEO and Founder

The Tech Connection Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President & CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Carlton Jones
Director Global Services

ObserveIT

Executive Sponsor
Mike Mckee, CEO, ObserveIT
LinkedIn
Amy E Keating
Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering, MIT
Executive Sponsor
Anantha Chandrakasan, Dean of Engineering, MIT
LinkedIn
Lauren Kelley
CEO, OPEXEngine
Executive Sponsor
James Orsillo, CFO/O, Underscore VC; Advisory Board Director, OPEXEngine
LinkedIn
Michal Kimeldorfer Rabinowitz
VP of Human Resources, Teradyne
Executive Sponsor
Mark Jagiela, CEO & President, Teradyne, Inc.
LinkedIn
Nancy Lazaros
COO/CFO, Pixability, Inc.
Executive Sponsor
Bettina Hein, Founder & Board Member, Pixability, Inc.
LinkedIn
Pamela Lindahl
Senior Vice President Projects, Cantina Consulting
Executive Sponsor
Matthew Chisholm, CEO, Cantina
LinkedIn
Maria Loughlin
VP of Engineering, Toast Inc.
Executive Sponsor
Fidelma Russo, CTO & EVP, Iron Mountain
LinkedIn
Joseph Maxwell
CEO, Parlance Corporation
Executive Sponsor
Jack Reilly, Chairman of the Board, Parlance Corporation
LinkedIn
Meg Meaney
Vice President, Marketing Operations Carbonite, Inc.
Executive Sponsor
Norman Guadagno, SVP, Marketing, Carbonite, Inc.
LinkedIn
Debbie Millin
Chief Operating Officer, Globalization Partners
Executive Sponsor
EY Snowden, President & CEO, One Door
LinkedIn
Kathleen Mitford
EVP Products PTC
Executive Sponsor
Jim Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC
LinkedIn
Reinier Moquete
CEO

Advoqt Cybersecurity

Executive Sponsor
David Krupinski, Co-Founder and CTO, Care.com
LinkedIn
Kimberly Nugent
Vice President, Global Talent Management

Kronos, Inc

Executive Sponsor
David Almeda, Chief People Officer, Kronos
LinkedIn
Ellen Nussbaum
Senior Vice President - Services/Customer Success

Veracode

Executive Sponsor
Chris Wysopal, CTO/Co-Founder, Veracode
LinkedIn
Janice O'Reilly
Partner

AAF CPAs

Executive Sponsor
Tee Taggart and Kathleen Hagan , Board Members, Boston Club
LinkedIn
Jackie Paulino
SVP, Customer Success

Pixability

Executive Sponsor
Bettina Hein, Founder, Board Member, Pixability, Inc.
LinkedIn
Colette Phillips
President & CEO

Colette Phillips Communications, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Mohamad Ali, CEO, Carbonite
LinkedIn
Jules Pieri
Co-founder and CEO

The Grommet

Executive Sponsor
Lynda Applegate, Professor, Harvard Business School
LinkedIn
Daphne Psacharopoulos
Sr. Director, Digital

CVS Health

Executive Sponsor
Jeff Hoffman, VP Digital, CVS Health
LinkedIn
Luis Quiroga
VP Product Marketing & Growth

Agero

Executive Sponsor
Jeffrey Blecher, Chief Strategy Officer, Agero
LinkedIn
Mustapha Shaikh
CEO

Boston Byte, LLC

Executive Sponsor
Lynda Applegate, Professor, Harvard Business School
LinkedIn
Emmanuelle Skala
SVP Customer Success

Toast

Executive Sponsor
Chris Comparato, Chief Executive Officer, Toast
LinkedIn
Cindy Smith
CFO

Swoop.com, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Sim Simeonov, Co-Founder & CTO, Swoop.com, Inc.
LinkedIn
Kelly Starman
Vice President, Marketing

athenahealth

Executive Sponsor
Jennifer Condon, Director Executive Recruiting and Talent Acquisition, athenahealth
LinkedIn
Laura Taylor
SVP Marketing

WordStream Inc

Executive Sponsor
Howard Kogan, CEO, WordStream Inc
LinkedIn
Kathleen Vieira
Chief Portfolio Officer

Blackboard Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Bill Ballhaus, Chairman, CEO & President Blackboard, Blackboard
LinkedIn
George White
Chief Innovation Officer

Cantina

Executive Sponsor
Matthew Chisholm, Chief Executive Officer, Cantina
LinkedIn
Kayla Williams
Director, GRC

LogMeIn, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Gerald Beuchelt, CISO, LogMeIn, Inc.
LinkedIn

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“MassTLC Board-ready Bootcamp more than delivered, it inspired!  They provided a massive amount of content, best-in-class experts and real-life CEO & Board members from the most impressive Boston.  I highly recommend the course and, of course, its graduates.”
– Laura Taylor, SVP Marketing, WordStream, Inc.

“The boot camp was a day filled with lots of learnings that’s important for anyone wanting to serve on a board. Excellent speaker who knew their stuff and was willing to share.”
– Jackie Glenn, Author, Former Chief Diversity Officer, Dell/EMC

“The Board-Ready Bootcamp provided by the MassTLC has given me the necessary insights into the Boardroom and Board selection process that will propel my career and assist me in my journey to joining my first Board of Directors.”
– Kayla Williams, Director, GRC, LogMeIn, Inc.

BOOTCAMP UNDERWRITERS

Thank you to the following organizations for providing the financial support and thought leadership to make this initiative possible.

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