• Our Advisors

    Travis Granfar

    Startups

    Former attorney with Ropes & Gray LLP turned producer and entrepreneur. Creator of television series Late Night Republic, Xtreme Campus Music and founder @ LICIOUS, Bestir Group, LEVEL. Clients include State Farm, Starwood Hotels, Pringles/P&G and Coca-Cola.

    Daniel Makoski

    Design

    Chief Design Officer @ Lloyds Banking Group, Ex. Head of Design @ Google and Fortune 1. Dan started Project ARA at Google, designed the original Surface at Microsoft, led design research globally at Motorola, and was the first VP of Design at Capital One.

    Cecilia Tham

    Innovation

    Serial entrepreneur and awarded the Creative Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 by the Creative Net, a designer and biologist by training, Cecilia is a 4-times TEDx speaker and a founder @ MOB, FabCafe Barcelona and FutureFunded.

     

    Adam Hayes

    Systems

    Partner @ Openshop, a design centered studio providing Strategy, Experience Design and Architectural services. Adam’s quintessential Deep Play method is the ethos that guides his multidisciplinary work across retail, hospitality, mixed-use commercial and residential sectors.

    Cynthia Artin

    Communication

    President of Artin Arts, a strategic marketing, branding and communications company headquartered in New York. Clients include private equity groups, hedge funds and venture capital firms, supporting their portfolio companies with growth strategies and market positioning.