Ambassador Program

Denver Startup Week is bringing 50 non-local startup and tech industry leaders to Denver to attend the largest free entrepreneurial event in North America, meet local leaders, and experience the Denver tech scene first hand. The Ambassadors program provides an avenue for local tech and startup companies to build relationships with other startup communities, share best practices, and identify opportunities for collaboration.

Celiena Adcock

Industry Manager - Head of Streaming Entertainment
Facebook
Los Angeles, CA

Adolf Akuffo-Afful

CEO & Founder
Hive Refrigeration
Rochester, NY

Brian Ambielli

Senior Software Engineer
Uptake
Chicago, IL

Eric Bahn

Co-Founder & General Partner
Hustle Fund
San Francisco, CA

Shawn Boyer

Founder & CEO
goHappy
Richmond, VA

Michael Braimah

Business Development Manager
LiveRamp
San Francisco, CA

Keta Burke-Williams

Manager, Marketing & Business Development
Carnival Cruise Lines
Miami, FL

Jeremy Chiu

Director
WestSummit Capital
Menlo Park, CA

Lance Coleman

Product & Digital Marketing Manager
Self-Employed
Oakland, CA

Divyanshu Dasani

Financial Data Engineering Intern
The Boeing Company
Chicago, IL

Vimal Dwivedi

Vice President & Head of Product & Strategy
Sengo
New York, NY

Daniel Fell

Vice President Business Development
OppLoans
Houston, TX

Jill Ford

Principal
Toyota AI Ventures
Los Altos, CA

Kelcey Gosserand

GM & Head of Community
The Block Crypto Inc
New York, NY

Deborah Hanus

Founder & CEO
Sparrow
San Francisco, CA

Whitney Holtzman

Founder & CEO
Social Victories
Tampa, FL

Matt Karazin

CTO
Medean
Chicago, IL

Mahmoud Khedr

Cofounder & CEO
FloraMind
New York, NY

Ross Kistinger

Senior Software Engineer
CarrierDirect
Chicago, IL

Sarah Koo

Senior Product Manager
Workday
San Francisco, CA

Jack Korabelnikov

VP of Engineering
KnowledgeHound
Chicago, IL

Jibran Kutik

VP of Product Design
Root Insurance Co.
Columbus, OH

Tim Lawton

Co-founder & CEO
Frontier7
New York, NY

Hayley Leibson

Founder
Lady in Tech
San Francisco, CA

Jeanna Liu

Managing Director
Cyndx / CDX Advisors
New York, NY

Eric Liu

Founder
Rent Application
Chicago, IL

Ada Nguyen

Data Scientist & Co-Founder
Viasat / Cloudomics
Washington DC

Tomi Onatunde

VP of Operations
Robin Care
San Francisco, CA

Ryan Park

Software Engineer
Foxpass
San Francisco, CA

Arjun Reddy

VP, Partnerships
SafeGraph
Chicago, IL

Lex Roman

Product Designer
InVision
Los Angeles, CA

Elnaz Sarraf

Founder & CEO
ROYBI
San Jose, CA

Jon Shadel

Media entrepreneur, writer & editor
Self-employed
Portland, OR

Casey Shultz

Head of Business Operations
Serverless, Inc
San Francisco, CA

Selena Singleton

Director
New York Life Ventures
New York, NY

Rich Smith

Senior UI Engineer
Netflix
San Francisco, CA

Matthew Spaulding

Group Product Manager
Plated
New York, NY

Simon Spero

Solution Architect
Slalom Consulting
Santa Monica, CA

Francois Toubol

SVP, Technology
SIM Partners / reputation.com
Chicago, IL

Tatiana Tylosky

Engineer
Thinkful
Brooklyn, NY

Jessica Valenzuela

CEO, Co-Founder
GoGoGuest
San Francisco, CA

Melinda Wang

Founder & Principal
MW Projects
New York, NY

J. Ryan Williams

Founder & CEO
SalesCollider
San Francisco, CA