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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Board Officers

Chair

Michael Fowler
Vice President, IT
Florida Power & Light

Co-Chair

David Bates
Shareholder
Gunster

Secretary / Treasurer

Rich Viens
CFO
PeakActivity

Legal Counsel

Howard Gitten
Partner
Lewis Brisbois

Diversity & Inclusion Counsel

Derick Pearson
Co-Founder
Center for Black Innovation

Talent Chair

Mihai Fonoage
VP, Engineering
Modernizing Medicine

Community Chair

Adi Raina
Principal
Improving

Membership Chair

Lonnie Maier
Head of Sales
Crown Castle

Startup Chair

Sarah Lucas
COO
New World Angels

Executive Committee

Adam Steinhoff
CEO
DedicatedIT

Gender Diversity

  • Male
  • Female

Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian
  • Asian / Indian
  • Hispanic
  • African American

Geographic Representation

  • Palm Beach
  • Broward
  • Miami-Dade
  • Treasure Coast

Board Members

Andrew Koenig
President
CITY Furniture

Andy Parry
Vice President, IT
Office Depot

April Fulton
Dir. Engineering
Red Ventures

Cam Collins
CTO
Disaster Mgmt. Group

Christine Vanderpool
CISO
Florida Crystals

Cristina Escalante
COO
The SilverLogic

Deana Pizzo
CEO
IT Solutions of South Florida

Jeremy Lawson
Community Lead
Cognizant Softvision

Jeremy Ring
Venture Partner
ClearSky Venture Capital

Johanna Mikkola
Co-Founder & CEO
BrainStation Miami

John Igoe
Shareholder
Locke Lord

John Machado
CTO
United Kronos Group

Jonathan Wolfe
Senior Director
AutoNation

Kevin Scott
Head of Technology
PGA of America

Khalid Saleem
CDO
TBC Corporation

Mark Volchek
Founding Partner
Las Olas Venture Capital

Martha Poulter
CIO
Royal Caribbean Cruises

Mike Conway
CTO
Bidtellect

Robert Morcos
CEO
Social Mobile

Scott Adams
CEO
STRAX Intelligence Group

Sheela VanHoose
Partner
The Southern Group

Tyler Frederick
Chief Architect
3C Interactive

Government Ex-Officio Members

Michael Udine
Vice Mayor
Broward County

Maria Sachs
Commissioner
Palm Beach County

University Ex-Officio Members

Antonio Delgado
Dean of Engineering, Technology and Design
Miami Dade College

Brent Ferns
Associate Dean, Computer Science
Palm Beach State College

Christian Boniforti
CSTO
Lynn University

Hari Kalva
Associate Chair, Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Florida Atlantic University

John Volakis
Dean of Engineering
Florida International University

Meline Kevorkian
Dean of Computing and Engineering
Nova Southeastern University

Economic & Workforce Ex-Officio Members

Andrew Duffell
President & CEO
Research Park at FAU

Christine Johnson
VP, Innovation
Beacon Council

Leigh-Ann Buchanan
President
aīre ventures

Michael Corbit
Vice President
CareerSource Palm Beach

Rob Evans
Director of Business Development
CareerSource Broward

Shawn Rowan
Vice President
Business Development Board of Palm Beach

Board Committees

Talent

Community

Startup

Membership

Founding Board of Directors

Board Members serving at least one year through 2015-2017

Aaron Wormus | Member
Alan Murphy Jr. | Chairman
Alyson Seligman | Member
AJ Ripin | Committee Chair
Brian Cartland | Ex-Officio Member
Bryan Conklin | Startup Council Chair
Chris Cook | Treasurer

Chris Nielson | Member
Clay Williams | Member
David Bates | Member
Frank Barbato | Member
Gabriel Goldstein | Vice Chairman
Gregg Weiss | Member
Henry Tavarez | Member

Jacqueline Grellinger | Member
Jim York | Member
John Studdard | Member
Kevin Hutchinson | Member
Michael Fowler | Committee Chair
Ryan Boylston | Member
Shawn Rowan | Ex-Officio Member