Previous GSBI Mentors


2012 GSBI Mentors

"The mentors gain an appreciation for the real obstacles that many of these social entrepreneurs face in developing countries, obstacles that just do not exist here, where we take our infrastructure for granted. It's a learning experience for all of us."-Bob Dench 2010 lead mentor
  • Barbara Adey
    Senior Director, Product Management
    Cisco Systems  
  • Steve Albertolle
    Calegari and Morris Certified Public Accountants 
  • Lynne Anderson
    Environmental Management Consultant 
  • John Apgar
    Owens Design 
  • Tracy Barba
    Executive Director
    Golden Seeds  
  • Juli Betwee
    Managing Partner
  • Chris Bowers
    GVP Corporate Initiatives
    Applied Materials 
  • Ed Buelna
    Clinical Supervisor, Urgent Care
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation 
  • Sean Casey
    Senior Scientist
    Universities Space Research Association  
  • Cynthia Dai
    Dainamic Consulting, Inc. 
  • Arvind Deogirikar
    Founder and CEO
    ATMA Consulting Service 
  • Deepak  Deolalikar
    Vice President, Customer Development
  • George Deriso
    Director of Member Services
    Toniic, LLC 
  • George Economy
    Amani Holdings, LLC 
  • Jordan Engel
    Regional Mentorship Chair
    Clean Tech Open Incubator 
  • Taia Ergueta
  • Michelle Ewoldt
    eCommerce Technology
  • Wilson Farrar
    Founder and CEO
    ASK Silicon Valley
  • Jose Flahaux
    Senior Vice President
    Worldwide Operations
    Corsair Memory
  • Davis Gilmer
    Counsel, Director of
    Intellectual Property
  • Raj Gollamudi
    Director, Investments
    Omidyar Network
  • Stephen Goodman
    Director, Cambridge Office
    and Partner
    Nexus Partners SV
  • Brian Haas
    Vice President and General
  • Tim Haley
    Founding Partner
    Redpoint Ventures
  • Larry Hambly
    Former Corporate Executive
    Sun Microsystems
  • Patrick Hehir
    Business Value Group, LLC
  • Kimberly Hendrix
    Associate Partner
  • Ashley Howell
    Business Development Analyst,
    New Business Solutions
    Lockheed Martin
  • Robert Hum
    Vice President
    and General Manager,
    Deep Submicron Division
    Mentor Graphics
  • Anne-Louise Kardas
    Manager, Emerging
  • Theo Keet
    Corporate Controller Guided Delivery Systems
  • Jamie Kole
    Vice President, Finance and Administration
    Ion Torrent,
    a LifeTechnologies company
  • Kevin Kraver
    Product Line Manager
  • Dan Kreps
    Greenbrae Advisory LLC
  • Damon Krytzer
    Eclosion Limited
  • Dennis Lenehan Retired Executive
    Intel Corporation
  • Ricardo Levy
    Catalytica Energy Systems, Inc. and Catalitica Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Daphne Luong
    Principal Software Development Manager
    Microsoft Tellme
  • Bob MacDonald
    Chief Technology Officer
    Skyline Solar, Inc.
  • Karen Matthys
    Principal Indigo Partners Corporation
  • Julie McDonnell
    Axiom Law
  • Sean McKenna
    McKenna Ventures
  • Paul Meissner
    Former CEO
    Santur Corporation
  • Deepa Menon
    Senior Engineering Program Manager Synaptics
  • Jeff Miller
    President and CEO JAMM Ventures
  • Lee Ng
    Director of VentureTechnology SiemensTechnology-to-Business Center
  • Naresh Nigam
    Management Consultant
  • Ken Nussbacher
    Center Advisory Board
    Santa Clara University
  • John Orcutt
    CEO Pie Digital, Inc.
  • Bruce Paton
    Chair of Management Department and Associate Professor, College of Business San Francisco State University
  • Andy Paul
    CEO and Founder Corsair Components
  • L Prasad Managing Director -Re-engineering, Head Customer Risk Management Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
  • Sundar Ramamurthy
    Vice President & General Manager of Metal Deposition Products Silicon Systems Group Applied Materials
  • Francis Raquel
    Director of Strategic Services Marketing KLA-Tencor
  • Dennis Reker
    Retired Executive
  • Pamela Roussos
    President and Chief Executive PSR Strategies
  • Kyna Sah
    Sr. Director of Big Data Products Huawei
  • Patrick Scaglia
    Consultant and Technology Advisor
  • Bill Scull
    President Catalyst Consultants
  • Shani Shoham
    Managing Director, Boardmember, Yushan Ventures 
  • Juris Silkans
    Retired Founder and President Life Network, HGTV Canada and Atlantis Broadcasting
  • Sriram Sundararajan
    Founder and Principal BuildAVenture, LLC.
  • Bret Waters
    Founder and CEO Tivix
  • Tracy Weatherby
    Principal & Founder Active Ingredient
  • Steven White
    CEO Svaya Nanotechnologies
  • Phyllis Whiteley
    CEO Didimi
  • Michael Wray
    Partner Hall Wray Consultants