Current Roles: OTIS Founder & Organizer, Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative Program Director
Experience: Broad range of business and non-profit experience in Alaska's fisheries including management, operations, and finance, Alaskan from Juneau, earned MBA from UAF, spoke at Oceans 2017 Conference and 1 Million Cups
Hidden Talent: Deadpan humor
Current Role: OTIS Organizer, Director of Entrepreneurship at Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative
Current Roles: OTIS Founder & Organizer, Global Entrepreneur in Residence (GEIR)
Experience: University of Colorado Boulder GEIR, co-founded a University spin-out company which raised venture funding and was accepted into the Techstars business accelerator in 2017, co-founded software companies working on technologies ranging from voice recognition, gesture control to IT Network security, spoke at TEDx, judged, mentored or organized 18 Hackathons/StartupWeekends, started businesses in six countries
Hidden Talent: Finding tea wherever he goes
Current Role: OTIS Organizer, Communications and Marketing Manager at Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative, Alaska Fellow - Anchorage
Experience: Broad range of experience in event coordination at Yale University, Center for Teaching and Learning digital coordination, programming at Discovery Channel and environmental education non-profits.
Hidden Talent: Whisperlite repair
Current Role: OTIS Facilitator, Manager of Strategic Engagement at the Center for Economic Development
Experience: Experienced in stakeholder engagement, consensus building, action-oriented strategy, public speaking, grant management, outcome-based metrics, and policy analysis. Currently leads facilitation, strategic planning, and client services for CED. Alaskan from Fairbanks, avid fisherwoman, UAF graduate, Master of Public Policy from Mills College.
Hidden Talent: Epic napper