Byron Auguste

Byron Auguste

Director

Byron Auguste is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Opportunity@Work, a non-profit workforce development organization. Prior to co-founding Opportunity@Work in 2015, Byron served for two years in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. Until 2013, Byron was a senior partner at McKinsey & Company in Washington DC and in Los Angeles, where he was elected Principal in 1999 and Director in 2005. Byron earned a B.A. summa cum laude in economics and political science from Yale University, where he was awarded a Truman Scholarship and the James Gordon Bennet Prize, and a M. Phil. and D.Phil. in economics from Oxford University, as a Marshall Scholar.

Julie Hanna

Julie Hanna

Director

Julie Hanna is Executive Chair of the Board of Kiva, a crowdfunding marketplace for small business and micro-entrepreneurs, since 2009, and is also an active investor and advisor to technology companies. Julie is a senior advisor for X (formerly Google X), Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory, and a Venture Partner at Obvious Ventures. She previously served on the board of the Mozilla Corporation, Esalen Institute and Socialtext. Julie has been founder, Chief Executive Officer, and/or founding executive of five business-to-consumer and business-to-business venture-backed companies, including Healtheon, VoIP pioneer onebox.com (acquired by phone.com), and Portola (acquired by Netscape). In 2015, President Obama appointed her Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship to help develop the next generation of entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad.

Lee Linden

Director

Lee Linden

Lee Linden

Director

Lee Linden is an active angel investor and has been a managing partner of Quiet Capital, an investment firm that seeks to make private company investments, since 2017. Previously Lee co-founded Karma Science, which was acquired by Facebook in 2012. Lee then led Facebook’s emerging initiatives in commerce, including Gifts, Facebook Card, and Dynamic Ads. Prior to Karma, Lee co-founded Tapjoy, a leading mobile advertising firm. His work experience also includes investing as an associate at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and product development at Microsoft. Lee has received numerous awards for his work including 30 under 30 Best Young Tech Entrepreneur by Bloomberg Businessweek 2012, 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2012, and The Silicon Valley 100 by Business Insider in 2013. Lee obtained an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and received a B.A. in Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Linda Rottenberg

Linda Rottenberg

Director

Linda Rottenberg has served as Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Endeavor Global, Inc., a leader of the global high impact entrepreneurship movement, since 1997. She also oversees Endeavor Catalyst LP Funds, which had over $250 million of assets under management as of September 2020 and co-invests in Endeavor Entrepreneurs to raise outside capital. Linda serves on the board of Globant SA, a software developer; and Olo, a private digital food-ordering platform. She previously served as board director of Zayo Group, LLC, a leading bandwidth infrastructure company. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Linda has been named among TIME’s "Innovators for the 21st century" and U.S. News and World Report’s "America’s Best Leaders". In 2018, she received the Heinz Award in Technology, the Economy, and Employment.