About

IDEA began in 2009 with strong student leadership and university support, the program was developed to provide resources and support for entrepreneurs across all disciplines. Our unique stage gate process provides a framework that can be applied to any venture across all industries. Today, IDEA continues to develop and expand in order to meet the needs of ventures and the entrepreneurs behind them.

Who are we?

Management

The IDEA management team is led by Northeastern Undergrad students passionate about helping ventures succeed and growing the IDEA program to reach its full potential.

Nabeel Sherazi

Rotational Associate

Wesley Jiang

Rotational Associate

Keith Corso

Investment Analyst Special Projects

Guillermo Saracco

Tech Director

Anthar Nieto

Events Associate

Abhishek Balakrishnan

Investment Analyst

Carly Rudiger

Social Media Manager

Margot Vincent

Marketing Associate

Hugh Flood

Marketing Associate

Emalie Hermans

Invest Stage Coordinator

Tyler Mangini

Investment Committee Analyst

Joanna Moore

Investment Analyst

Nicholas Parente

Investment Analyst & Prototype Operations

Kyle Dolce

Set Stage Coordinator

Vasuki Kaushik

Rotational Associate

Kaustubh Bansal

Investment Analyst

Carlos Fuentes

Technical Analyst

Rebecca Salzman

Investment Analyst

Connor Gross

Events Lead

Robert Hartman

Investment Analyst

Giovanni Armonies-Assalone

Investment Analyst

Katie Mulligan

Investment Lead

Katelin Murdock

CEO

Vidhan Bhaiya

Ready Stage Coordinator

Sarah Sienkiewicz

Marketing Lead

Jordan Vallinino

Investment Analyst

Faculty / Staff

Kevin Scanlon

Faculty/Staff

Katie Dempsey

VMN Program Manager

Marc Meyer

NUCEE Managing Director

Bob Lentz

Entrepreneur in Residence

Greg Dalle-Molle

Director of NUCEE Operations

Dan Gregory

NUCEE Co-Director

Coaches

Our coaches are made up of alumni, current graduate students, or experts in their field who want to help entrepreneurs.

Rose Bleakley

Coach

Joseph Savoia

Coach

Rob Durant

Coach

Anthony Belliveau-Flores

Coach

Sai Praneeth Macherla

Coach

Rich Kelleher

Coach

Tanner Elvidge

Coach

Nicholas Myers

Coach

Ankur Tantia

Coach

Somya Thakker

Coach

Sean Napier

Coach

Dyan Khor

Coach

Abbie Kaiser

Coach

Mary Tobin

Coach

Daniela Pachon

Coach

Andrew Poling

Coach

Ali Kothari

Coach

Ryan Lee

Coach

Rayan Mansour

Coach

Joydeep Singh

Coach

Bhakti Varma

Coach

Alan Zwicker

Coach

Andrew Wilson

Coach

Ashley Coon

Coach

Tanay Shah

Coach

Blake Billiet

Coach

Connor Gross

Events Lead

Johnny Fayad

Coach

Ramesh Jayavaram

Coach

Pedro Cesar C. Gomes

Coach

Nalani Genser

Head Coach

Carthic Subramanian

Coach

Ted Wolf

Coach

Ben Bungert

Coach

Omkar Bhat

Coach

Advisory Board

Raj Echambadi

Dunton Family Dean, D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Gene Fay

Advisory Board

George Overholser

Advisory Board

Annika Morgan

Advisory Board

Krish Nangegadda

Advisory Board

Rich Corley

Advisory Board

Deb Boedicker

Advisory Board

Marc Meyer

NUCEE Managing Director

Bob Lentz

Entrepreneur in Residence

Dan Gregory

NUCEE Co-Director

Robin Devereux

Advisory Board Chair

Roy Liu

Advisory Board

Jim Bourdon

Advisory Board

Alan Mateo

Advisory Board

Dan McCarthy

Advisory Board

Max Kaye

Advisory Board

Tom Durkin

Advisory Board

Chris Wolfel

Advisory Board

Neel Desai

Advisory Board

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