2019 ALUMNI

Meet the Board-Ready Bootcamp’s 2019 cohort of 94 experienced leaders. To learn more about this program and to apply to join the next session, 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
Amy Bermar
Founder and President

Corporate Ink

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Andre Black
Vice President of Products

Allego, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Yuchun Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Allego, Inc.
LinkedIn
Lindsey Bleimes
Software Engineering Director

Wayfair

Executive Sponsor
John Mulliken, CTO, Wayfair
LinkedIn
Martha Blue
SVP - Business Development

CarGurus

Executive Sponsor
Kirk Arnold, XIR, General Catalyst
LinkedIn
Elizabeth Borowsky
VP, Platform Engineering

Akamai Technologies

Executive Sponsor
Dr. Robert Blumofe, EVP Platform and GM Enterprise, Akamai Technologies
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
Bobbie Carlton
Founder

Innovation Women and Carlton PR

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Annabel Cellini
Principal

The Pomfret Group

Executive Sponsor
Don Kilburn, CEO, Umass Online
LinkedIn
Helena S Chapman
Director

IBM

Executive Sponsor
Robert McDonald, VP Support Transformation, IBM
LinkedIn
Kelley Chunn
Principal

Kelley Chunn and Associates

Executive Sponsor
Colette Phillips, CEO, Colette Phillips Communications
LinkedIn
Soojin Chung
Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Kyruus, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Graham Gardner, CEO & President, Kyruus, Inc.
LinkedIn
Mariana Cogan
SVP of Digital Marketing Strategy and Operations

PTC

Executive Sponsor
Ellen Nussbaum, CEO, Humanyze
LinkedIn
Steve Crusenberry
VP, Infrastructure and Platform Engineering

Wayfair

Executive Sponsor
John Mulliken, CTO, Wayfair
LinkedIn
Karen Devine
SVP of Customer Success & Services

Rapid7

Executive Sponsor
Corey Thomas, CEO, Rapid7
LinkedIn
Joanne Domeniconi
Co-Founder

The Grommet

Executive Sponsor
Jules Pieri and Lynda Applegate, CEO, The Grommet
LinkedIn
Julia Donnelly
Head of Finance and Accounting

The Grommet

Executive Sponsor
Steven Conine, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Wayfair
LinkedIn
Erin Farrell
Former Sr. Director of Worldwide Sales Operations

Adobe

Executive Sponsor
Meg Meanet, VP, Marketing and Channel Operations, Carbonite
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
Yuly Fuentes
Project Manager for Fiber Technologies

MIT

Executive Sponsor
Sophie Vandebroek, MIT Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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
Katie Guido
Senior Manager, Account Management

Acquia

Executive Sponsor
Lynne Capozzi, CMO, Acquia
LinkedIn
Grace Heintz
Global Head of Merchandising

Wayfair

Executive Sponsor
Steve Conine, Co-Founder, Wayfair
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
Jeanne Hopkins
CMO

Lola.com

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Melissa James
CEO and Founder

The Tech Connection Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President & CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Philip Jefferson
VP of Engineering

Salesforce

Executive Sponsor
Wayne Whitcomb, Advisor to Salesforce Co-Founder and CEO
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
Jocelyn Keegan
Payer Practice Lead and Sr Healthcare IT Consultant

Point-of-Care Partners

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO, MassTLC
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
Stanley King II
VP, Corporate Development

Emulate,Inc.

Executive Sponsor
James Coon, CEO, Emulate, Inc.
LinkedIn
Katheryn Kosuda
Chief Scientific Officer

Vaxess Technologies

Executive Sponsor
Michael Schrader, CEO, Vaxess Technologies
LinkedIn
Heather Larkin
Senior Director, FInance

Kronos

Executive Sponsor
John Butler, CFO, Kronos
LinkedIn
Margaret Lawrence
VP, General Manager B2B

Wayfair

Executive Sponsor
Steve Conine, Co-Founder, Wayfair
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
Jasmine Lombardi
Chief Customer Officer

Locus Robotics

Executive Sponsor
Rick Faulk, CEO, Locus Robotics
LinkedIn
Maria Loughlin
VP of Engineering, Toast Inc.
Executive Sponsor
Fidelma Russo, CTO & EVP, Iron Mountain
LinkedIn
Laura Lu
VP Engineering Platform and Foundations

CarGurus

Executive Sponsor
Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO, MassTLC
LinkedIn
Meredith Mahoney
President

Follain

Executive Sponsor
John Mulliken, CTO, Wayfair
LinkedIn
Joseph Maxwell
CEO, Parlance Corporation
Executive Sponsor
Jack Reilly, Chairman of the Board, Parlance Corporation
LinkedIn
Amy McAndrews
VP, Finance

Teradyne, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Walter Vahey, VP Business Development, Teradyne, Inc.
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
Jennifer Milne
Product Manager

Formlabs

Executive Sponsor
Dávid Lakotos, Chief Product Officer, Formlabs
LinkedIn
Kathleen Mitford
EVP Products PTC
Executive Sponsor
Jim Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC
LinkedIn
Melissa Moore
Chief Scientific Officer

Moderna Therapeutics

Executive Sponsor
Stephen Hoge, M.D., President, Moderna Therapeutics
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
Courtney Oliver
Program Management Lead

Accion Systems

Executive Sponsor
Natalya Bailey, CEO, Accion Systems, Inc.
LinkedIn
Maribel Olvera
Senior VP, Operations

The Predictive Index

Executive Sponsor
Daniel Muzquiz, President, The Predictive Index
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
Alex Quigley
Director of Technology Operations

Pegasystemsq

Executive Sponsor
Mike Pyle, Senior VP, Engineering, Pegasystems
LinkedIn
Luis Quiroga
VP Product Marketing & Growth

Agero

Executive Sponsor
Jeffrey Blecher, Chief Strategy Officer, Agero
LinkedIn
Marjorie Radlo-Zandi
Managing Director, VICAM

Waters Corporation

Executive Sponsor
Jeff Mazzeo, VP, Marketing, Waters Corporation
LinkedIn
Catherine Reid
Chief Human Resources Officer

Veracode

Executive Sponsor
Sam King, CEO, Veracode
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
Lynn Sommer
Managing Director

Cabrillo Advisors

Executive Sponsor
Wade Hansen, Chairman and CEO, Cabrillo Advisors, Inc.
LinkedIn
Aravinda Souza
VP, Global Communications

Bullhorn

Executive Sponsor
Gordon Burnes, CMO, Bullhorn
LinkedIn
Kelly Starman
Vice President, Marketing

athenahealth

Executive Sponsor
Jennifer Condon, Director Executive Recruiting and Talent Acquisition, athenahealth
LinkedIn
Anu Suren
Director of HR and Operations

Logan Data

Executive Sponsor
Krishna Kodeboyena, President, Logan Data, Inc.
LinkedIn
Laura Taylor
SVP Marketing

WordStream Inc

Executive Sponsor
Howard Kogan, CEO, WordStream Inc
LinkedIn
Rati Thanawala
Advanced Leadership Initiative Coalition Member

Harvard University

Executive Sponsor
Professor Lynda Applegate, Harvard Business School
LinkedIn
Vera Tice
Senior Leader and Advisor in Healthcare Innovation and Technology
Executive Sponsor
Holly Chaffee, Care
LinkedIn
Attila Török
Director of Security Assurance

LogMeIn

Executive Sponsor
Kayla Williams, Director of GRC, LogMeIn
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
Susan Whittemore
Sr. Director, Global Sales Operations

Kaminario

Executive Sponsor
Itay Shoshani, Chief Revenue Officer, Kaminario
LinkedIn
Kayla Williams
Director, GRC

LogMeIn, Inc.

Executive Sponsor
Gerald Beuchelt, CISO, LogMeIn, Inc.
LinkedIn
Linda Ystueta
CEO

Franklin Robotics

Executive Sponsor
Rory MacKean, COO, Franklin Robotics
LinkedIn
Julie Zeiler
VP Finance

Julie Zeiler

Executive Sponsor
Alison Dean, CFO, iRobot
LinkedIn
Susan Zellmann-Rohrer
Director/Architect User Experience and Innovation

One Door

Executive Sponsor
Tom Erskine, CMO and SVP, Product, One Door
Melanie Ziegler
Founder

VPE Forum

Executive Sponsor
Maria Loughlin, VP, Engineering, Toast

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

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