2020
Daisha Martin
T-Space
Manny Velazco
T-Space
Takanori Kakishita
T-Space
Carolyn Yang
p(art)ner
Natasha Sadikin
p(art)ner
Kloe Ng
Out of the Box
Yu Qian Ang
Out of the Box
Tim Cousin
Roofscapes
Olivier Faber
Roofscapes
Eytan Levi
Roofscapes
Jeremy Bilotti
Goodstuff
David Rosenwasser
Goodstuff
Daniel Acheampong
Goodstuff
Michael Stradley
Elements
Maria Esteban Casanas
Elements
Nicholas Kelly
ECHO
Anson Stewart
ECHO
Thomas White
ECHO
Osamu Kumasaka
Buy-In
Kelly Leilani Main
Buy-In
Vardhan Mehta
acelab
Dries Carmeliet
acelab
Alex Berke
Swarm Mobility
Thomas Sanchez
Swarm Mobility
2019
Karthikeyan Raman
Bandhu’
Rushil Palavajjhala
Bandhu’
Dharmaraj Solanki
Bandhu’
Jacob Kohn
Bandhu’
Chaoyun Wu
DomusAI
Wenzhe Peng
DomusAI
Ricardo Alvarez
PlaceInt
Fabio Duarte
PlaceInt
Penny Zheng
PlaceInt
Bill Cai
PlaceInt
Zhoutong Wang
PlaceInt
Darren Bennett
Ogee!
Mercedes Bidart
Quipu
Gonzalo Ortega
Quipu
Juan Cristobal Constain
Quipu
Jonathan Laguna
Quipu
Francisco Susmel
Quipu
Sonal Singh
Spatio Metrics
Jim Peraino
Spatio Metrics
Chandra Christmas-Rouse
Roux
Dasjon Jordan
Roux
Rhett James
Stakd
Daniel Zillante
Zilper Trenchless
Robert Zillante
Zilper Trenchless
Rahul Agarwal
Zilper Trenchless
Luis Alayon
Zilper Trenchless
Meg Meaney
VP Market OperationsCarbonite
Amy Quigley
PresidentMITX
Molly Heath
Executive VPJLL
Jenny Larios-Berlin
CMOOptimus RIde
Alex Nasson
AdvisorZagster
Mark Gallagher
Co-founderBlack Coffee
Melissa Marsh
Founder and CEOPlastarc
Prataap Patrose
Senior Advisor Long Term PlanningBPDA
Ziad Hourani
Investor
Jeffrey Gates
Senior VPAvisonYoung
Karin Brandt
CEOCo-Urbanize
Meredith McPherron
Co-FounderStudio H Ventures
Chitra Sundaram
Senior AnalystCardinal Capital Management LLC
Leila Kamal
PrincipalDSK Architects+Planners
Jess Charlap
Marketing ManagerPerkins Eastman
Dan Arons
PrincipalPerkins Eastman
Daniel Tsai
Research Fellow and Instructor
John Young
CEOYoung Brands
Christina Luconi
Chief People OfficerRapid7
Pierre Beaudreau
Principal Designer & Urban StrategistOptimus Ride
Jeffrey Cassis
Business Venture Advisor
Kathleen Kennedy
Executive DirectorMIT Center for Collective Intelligence
Amit Seth
Senior Vice President & Head of Global StrategyHana (A CBRE Company)
Angie UyHam
Co-designerCambridge Educators Design Lab/Cambridge Public Schools
Dan Kirsch
Software Engineering Leader
Matthew Claudel
Strategic Design LeadCurative
Jason Lee
FounderFMRA
Ian Howell
Entrepreneur in ResidenceBuilding Ventures
David Block-Schachter
Chief Business OfficerTransit
Travis Connors
Venture PartnerBuilding Ventures
Alex Klatskin
General PartnerForsgate Industrial Partners
Adrian Albus
Director Growth StrategyZagster

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Faculty Director
Gilad Rosenzweig
Executive Director
Joel Carela
Program Assistant
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Entrepreneur-in-Residence
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Alumni Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Andrea Chegut
Head of Research

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