Advisory Council

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship would like to extend a thank you to our Advisory Board members who share professional expertise, contribute to the development of the program through quarterly board meetings, and participate in activities throughout the year such as guest speaking, student mentoring, and business idea competition judging.

Amy Cockerham


Chief Development Officer - RiverRock Holdings

Mark Denissen


President & CEO - Anelto, Inc

Christopher Glenn


Director of Strategy & Improvement - Advantix Solutions Group

Sydney Hicks, PhD


Board Member & Co-Founder - DeviceFidelity, Inc.

Nathan Hillman


Head of Business Excellence - Ericsson

Jason Hoover


Director Software Engineering - Capital One

Patrick Humm


Member Technical Advisory Board - Folio Photonics

Jim Lafferty


President - Genesis Biosystems

Stefan Llyod


Founding Partner - Almont Capital

David Matthews


Owner - Trailblazer Capital

Debbie Mrazek


President - The Sales Company

Jennifer Murray


Partner - Hollyford Consulting

Julie Nickols


Attorney - Haynes & Boone, LLP

Dan Owen


Private Investor and Advisor

Paul Pandian


President - Transglobal Technologies, Inc

Paul Peck


CFO/COO - Nwave Technologies

Bo Sartain


Of Counsel - Haynes & Boone, LLP

Jonathan Shapiro


Director, Venture Development - Office of Research

Mabel Simpson


Attorney - Simpson Law

Vik Thapar


Principal - Cypress Growth Capital

Michael Watts


CEO, Chairman - M2M Alerts, Inc.

Jeff Williams


Managing Director - Hangar Ventures

Jim Young


Consultant - Executive Coach - The Margate Group