Advisory Board

One of the greatest assets that we can bring to a company is our network of experts in a variety of fields. The advice and support of this board is responsible for the success of UurgentVC, and will be a valuable asset to all of our portfolio companies.

Public Policy

Curtis ArcherPresident, Harlem Community Development Corp.
Andy BresiauExecutive Director, City Futures
Majora CarterPresident, The Majora Carter Group, LLC
John P. DeVillarsManaging Partner, Blue Wave Ventures and former EPA Region 1 Administrator for the Clinton Administration
James FlorioGovernor (retired), New Jersey;
US Representative (retired), New Jersey
Doug FoyPresident, DIF Enterprises
Randy MitchellSr. Advisor for Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration
Tom J. RossiProfessor, Johnson and Wales University, Graduate School, Providence RI
Keith D. SernickPrinciple, State Street Advisers
Eric StraussePhD, Boston College
Charles TanseySenior Advisor, Neighborhood Reinvestment Co.


Leon AgnewSenior Executive, Enterprise Ireland, Ireland
Titus BrenninkmeyerPresident and CEO, Solgenix
Eric BrissonIlog, IBM
Roger M. Freeman, Esq.Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele PC
Len GreenCEO, Green Group
Tom HarrisonChairman, Morston Assets UK
Andrew KarsgaardVP, Bank of Montreal
Shelley KaplanSustainability Manager, Babson College
Glenn KaufmanPresident, Kaufman and Company
Susan Gluck PappajohnPrincipal, Phillips Oppenheim – Executive Search
Enda O’CoineenKilcullen Kapital Partners, Czech Republic
Paul RichPartner, Rothstein Kass- CPA/Financial Services, New York
Charles RousselMD (retired), Accenture
Patrick WalshVP, Intel Corporation, Intel Capital

Innovation Assessment

Michael DitmoreFounder and Chairman, Novim
Jim DunnDirector (retired), NASA NE Regional Technology Transfer Center
Michael HoffmanDirector, Agricultural Experimental Station, Cornell University; CU-Renewable BioEnergy Institute
Matthew KressyPrinciple, Design Turn Inc.
Alejandro LacreuPresident, Tasher Tech
Ben LinderPhD, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Wilson McGarelDirector, Questor Centre- Environmental Science and Technology Research Centre, The Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Paul SabinProduct and System Design, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering &
Principal, Fikst Product Development
Jessica TownsendPhD, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering