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James Keane


Global Director of Disruptive Growth Exploration at  Anheuser-Busch InBev

James Keane is the founder and CEO of Airfoil Co, an advisory firm that partners with venture capital groups, family offices, corporate innovation programs and startups alike to deliver investment and product strategy, with clients in a variety of high-technology and consumer products industries.  James spent the first 20 years of his career creating, scaling, and managing global corporate innovation programs at some of the world's largest companies.




CEO/Founder of  Digital Fly

Derek Peterson is the CEO / Founder of Digital Fly a software products company focused on creating social media awareness tools for safer schools and communities. He has a proven track record in rapidly growing high and software companies.  He previously held senior and key roles at IPS, Symbol Technologies ($1.6B NYSE company), and Neohapsis (bought by Cisco).  He co-founded CBD, Inc. in 2003 in order to apply his experience to assist emerging technologies in libraries and public schools.  At CBD he developed an award-winning package for securing and managing public computers.



President of IVMatters Inc.

IVMatters was formed in pursuit of providing advisory, strategic planning, marketing, product development and regulatory support to med tech companies. Bob is an active angel investor in the medical device and healthcare information technology space. Prior to founding IV Matters, Bob has served in executive roles for Bracco S.p.A and ACIST Medical Systems INC.




Stony Brook University, Class of 2015

Youn Jung Chung is the Founder of Dal Enterprises, an Aazon consulting services company. A Stony Brook University Class of 2015 graduate, she began her company shortly after graduation with $1500 and bootstrapped it to over 6 figures. She is a graduate of The Founder Institute, the world's premier idea-stage accelerator, and a brother of Alpha Kappa Psi, the professional co-ed business fraternity. Youn loves giving back by hiring and mentoring Stony Brook students and connecting them with the larger startup ecosystem. 


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