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Randy Stewart

Randy Stewart Strategic Partnerships, Eventbrite LinkedIn Randy Stewart has 10 years experience in the technology industry and for the last 3 years, he has specialized specifically in higher ed. He leads the University Team at the San Francisco based company, Eventbrite. Eventbrite powers events for hundreds of higher ed institutions around the globe. His team’s…

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Jessica Naeve

Jessica Naeve Director for the Education Vertical, LinkedIn LinkedIn Jessica Naeve joined LinkedIn in March of 2015 as its first Director for the Education Vertical. She comes to LinkedIn with over 15 years of digital media experience. Most recently, she was a Partner and head of the digital and technology practice at DeSilva+Phillips, a tech…

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Michael Troiano

Michael Troiano Partner, G20 Ventures LinkedIn Mike is a venture capitalist who brings nearly 25 years of executive leadership and marketing experience to bear for entrepreneurs. He most recently served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Actifio, a global enterprise data-as-a-service provider he helped turn from an obscure virtualization technology into a venture capital “unicorn”…

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Geshri Gunasekera

Geshri Gunasekera Director, Industry Solutions Management – Higher Education, Salesforce LinkedIn | @EdtechGeshri Geshri Gunasekera is currently Director of Higher Education Industry Solutions at Salesforce.org, focused on Advancement. Geshri previously gained valuable experiences at McGraw-Hill Higher Education and Blackboard. Geshri’s career has spanned both K-12 and Higher Education, as well as diverse education technologies that address…

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Lauren Joseph

Lauren Joseph Senior Product Manager of Growth, Rent the Runway LinkedIn Lauren Joseph is the Sr. Product Manager of Growth at Rent the Runway, focused on user acquisition across all platforms. Through rapid testing and iterating, Lauren is responsible for identifying onsite experiences that engage users and ultimately convert them into customers. Prior to moving…

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Andy Lasselle

Andy Lasselle Research Analyst, Oregon State University Foundation LinkedIn Andy Lasselle is a Research Analyst for the Oregon State University Foundation, where he works closely with the athletics development staff as well as the California regional program. He began his career at the OSU Foundation in Gift Accounting in 2005, before moving to the research…

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Pat Kinsel

Pat Kinsel Founder & CEO, Notarize LinkedIn Pat is the Founder/CEO of Notarize and a Venture Partner at Polaris Partners. He spends his time building and investing in new technology companies. Pat is also an angel investor and a mentor at TechStars Boston, Havard’s Innovation Lab and SparkLabs Korea. He lives in Boston and is committed…

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Anthony LaRosa

Anthony LaRosa Engagement Manager, Email Marketing, UConn Foundation Linkedin | @anthonyjlarosa Anthony is the Engagement Manager, Email Marketing for the UConn Foundation, where he manages UConn’s email outreach to alumni, parents, and donors. Before joining the organization in 2015, he worked at other CT-based nonprofits such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford, and the…

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Jacob Astley

Jacob Astley Director of Prospect Research, Oklahoma State University Foundation Linkedin Jacob is Director of Prospect Research at Oklahoma State University Foundation.  In this role, Jacob oversees the Prospect Research team–which is responsible for individual, corporate, and foundation prospect research–and partners with the Foundation’s Development Team to ensure a continuous flow of promising prospects to…

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Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell Sr. Associate Vice President, Information Strategy, Oklahoma State University Foundation Linkedin Chris Campbell has been with the Oklahoma State University Foundation since December 2004 and has served in several capacities during his tenure. He started in Athletics where he helped secure private funds for the football stadium’s $300 million Next Level Campaign, which…

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