Moderator | David S. Chang
David is the Chief Executive Officer of Gradifi and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School. As a leader in the entrepreneurship community, he has held operating roles at five startups and made 40 angel investments in early stage startups. Awards include Boston Business Journal’s Power 50: Most Influential Bostonians, BostInno’s 50 on Fire: Education Winner / Investment Winner / Tech Finalist, and Finalist for NEVY Angel of the Year.
Presentation Mentor | Margaret Ake
Margaret Ake is an instructor for the Corporate Learning Division of Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School. She is also a partner at Herter Associates, a corporate training
firm that offers customized courses for financial analysts and relationship managers at commercial and investment banks worldwide.
Entrepreneur, experienced higher education administrator and philanthropist. Executive Director of External Relations, Harvard Business School (retired)
Founder, Kennedy Merchant Partners; Board member, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation
President, Eastern Bank; Immediate past Board Chair, of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts; Board member, Greater Boston Food Bank, Bottom Line and Zoo New England’ Board of Overseers, Greater Boston YMCA
Marylou Sudders is the former Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health & Human Services, oversaw $23 billion budget, twelve agencies and the MassHealth (Medicaid) insurance program.