The mentors for our 2018 IdeaMakers Challenge are
IT and business professionals with extensive experience in industry and entrepreneurship.

The mentors will provide guidance to the top 6 teams on how to strengthen their pitches for the finals.

 


TEAM MENTORS


Chris Murphy, MBA

Vice President of Marketing, Quinn Snacks,
Founder, Sharp Foods and BSchool Consulting

Steve Garguilo

Partner, Cultivate
Co-Founder, Action Surge

Todd Bacastow

Director of Strategic Alliances, Radiant Solutions

Laurie Danison, MS

Senior Systems Engineer, Endo Pharmaceuticals
Founder, Lemon Branch Design Studio and Print Shop

Peter Vuong, MBA

Manager of Program and Portfolio Management, PwC

Hermes Frangoudis

Augmented Reality Developer, Blippar


PRACTICE PITCH MENTORS


Alison Murphy, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor,
Co-Chair 2018 Penn State Startup Week,
College of Information Sciences and Technology

 

David Norloff, MBA

Assistant Teaching Professor,
Co-Chair 2018 Penn State Startup Week,
College of Communications