Richard is currently a Technical Product Manager for Neustar, focusing on the Multi-touch Attribution advertising platform development. Prior to that he has also worked at various advertising & information technology companies such as Ogilvy, Accenture, Acxiom, Dentsu in the fields of media Planning, technical consulting, and Marketing Analytics. Richard has strong expertise in media channel strategies, data analysis, and branding, as well as project management for technical products.
John is a Principal at NexStar Partners, a venture capital firm. Prior to that, John was a Director of Strategy & Transformation at GE Digital’s Predix platform, leading industrial IoT ecosystem, where he drove M&A, technology partnerships, and the global launch of Predix. Before GE, John was a Principal at Exigen Capital and an Associate at GE Antares Capital, GE Energy Financial Services, and Fog City Capital. He began his career in consulting where he was an Engagement Manager at Deloitte. John holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and has a BA in International Relations andRussian Studies from Tufts University.
Maria is an accomplished stylist, fashion editor, and a content creator specializing in lifestyle and interior design. Maria has styled numerous executives and celebrities including but not limited to NBC’s Matt Lauer and multiple cast members of the reality show “”.Major brands she has worked with include Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Ave, Lancome, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, Pantene, Lord & Taylor, Manolo Blahnik, Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, Hermes, Maria is bringing her unique talent and vast experience to help students at ChampAmerica understand how to create their personal brand. She helps them capitalize on their personal style so that they can feel confident making first impressions. http://www.mariasantoro.com