People

Speakers

Check this page daily as we add to our SUM2019 speaker lineup!


Workshops & Panels

Alex Birdsall
Operations Manager
Mount Desert 365
Ali Sarafzadeh
Chief Operating Officer
Trace
Almudena Fernandez
Industrial Engineer PMP
Amanda O'Brien
Organizer
Social Media Breakfast Maine
Amy Bassett
District Director
U.S. Small Business Administration
Amy Marchessault
Community Happiness Manager
Grove Collaborative
Anca Gooje
Founder
Chid Kala
Andrea Suter
Counsel
Pierce Atwood
Andrew Butcher
Pioneer
Fourth Economy Consulting + Smart Communities Maine
Andrew Hobbs
Manager, Product & Technology Strategy
Village Capital
Andrew Wood
Director
Opus Consulting Group
Audra Sinclair
Product Manager
IDEXX
Bernardo Escudero
Business Development
Brad Currie
Senior Area Manager
U.S. Small Business Administration
Brenton Wilson
Software Engineering Manager
WEX
Brian Walker
President
Trailguide Consulting, Inc.
Briana Warner
CEO
Atlantic Sea Farms/Ocean Approved, Inc.
Charlie Emmons
FAME Director of Commercial Lending – Emeritus
Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)
Daren Hebold
Managing Director
LUXOLO Financial
Dean LaChance
Chief Operating Officer
Catholic Charities Maine
Deborah Hawkins
Outreach & Loan Officer
Cooperative Fund of New England
Dory Waxman
Owner
Old Port Wool & Textile
Dr. Fiona Wilson
Executive Director
University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise
Dr. Samir Haydr
CEO and Co-Founder
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Elyse Nielsen
Founder
Webgistixs
Emily Brackett
President
Visible Logic / Branding Compass
Eric Kingsley
Founder
Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, LLC
Erika Gabrielsen Neumann
Founder
The EGGroup
Erin Pelletier
Executive Director
Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation
Fortunat Mueller
President and Co-Founder
ReVision Energy
Irene Ketelaar - Moon
VP of Marketing
Bristol Seafood
Jacob Gordon
Principal
North Atlantic Capital
James Demer
Founder
Demerbox
James LaPlante
President
Sputnik Animation
Jason Cianchette
President
Group MarketShare
Jason Harkins
Managing Director
Scratchpad Accelerator
Jeremy Lombardo
President
CyberNorth
Jessica Schulte
Community Happiness Manager
Grove Collaborative
Joe Migliaccio
Director of Business Development
Maine Technology Institute
John Burns
Managing Director
MVF
John Burton
Board Chair
Distributed Ledger Governance Association
Jonathan Gelchinsky
Partner
Pierce Atwood LLP
Joyce Wilson-Sanford
Expert Coach for OD Professionals
Karen Martin
Executive Director
Scarborough Economic Development Corporation
Karen West
SBIR Consultant
Maine Technology Institute
Kate McAleer
Owner
Bixby & Co.
Kate Plowman
Senior Product Manager
IDEXX
Kathleen O’Heron
CEO & Co-Founder
Jynx Productions
Ken Greenleeaf
Business Advisor
MaineStream Finance
Kerem Durdag
President
GWI
Kristina Egan
Executive Director
Greater Portland Council of Governments
Lena Geraghty
Director of Innovation and Performance Management
City of Portland
Maddie Purcell
Founder
Fyood Kitchen
Mark Carter
VP Sales
RealTerm Energy
Martha Bentley
Director of Innovation Infrastructure
Maine Technology Institute
Matthew Bray
Head of Grove Portland - Community Happiness
Grove Collaborative
Michael Ly
Co-Founder
BlockchainVT
Misty Parker
Economic Development Manager
City of Lewiston
Nana Batumike
Owner
NanuSka Style
Nick Branchina
Associate Director, Fisheries & Aquaculture
Coastal Enterprises, Inc (CEI)
Olga Goldberg
Counsel
Pierce Atwood LLP
Patrick Arnold
Co-Founder and CEO
New England Ocean Cluster
Peggy Schaffer
Executive Director
ConnectME Authority
Ralph H. Hershberger
President
Madera Associates, LLC
Rick Fournier
Vice President
Bangor Savings Bank
Rob Brown
Director
Cooperative Development Institute
Robert Abrahamsen
Partner
Pierce Atwood LLP
Rodrigo Meirelles
New Business Ventures, Partnerships and Product Innovation
WEX
Sandra Stone
Chair Emerita
Maine Angels
Sebastian Belle
Executive Director
Maine Aquaculture Association
Shamir D Ozery
Founder
Sivenso
Shannon Byers
Certified Business Advisor
Maine SBDC at CEI
Shannon Kinney
Founder & Client Success Officer
Dream Local Digital
Sheena Nicolay
Workplace Experience Manager
Grove Collaborative
Steve Musica
President
Lean East
Steven Buck
City Manager
City of Sanford
Susan Desgrosseilliers
Certified Business Advisor
Maine Small Business Development Center
Susan Morris
Principal
NewHeight Group
Tae Chong
Manager, Social Enterprise and Workforce Development
Catholic Charities Maine
Ted Kerkam
Senior Product Manager
WEX
Thomas Conley
Director of Defense Industry Maine and Trade Specialist
Maine International Trade Center
Tim Hoechst
Former CTO
Accenture Federal Services