Fernando Albertorio, PhD

Dr. Albertorio brings a background spanning biotechnology and physics and has raised over $1 million in grant funding throughout his career. He is the co-founder of three successful organizations: Libboo, a TechStars company and The Cambridge Hackspace, a non-for-profit maker-space with over a thousand registered makers. Currently, Dr. Albertorio is the co-founder and CEO of Sunu (focused on wearable devises for the visually impaired) a 2014 MassChallenge winner and recipient of the 2014 Perkins Assistive Technology Prize, and the 2015 LATAM Concordia XCala prize. He serves as an advisor to various companies, is an alum in residence at MassChallenge, and one of the co-organizers for Boston Startup Weekend Edu.

Steven Munevar, PhD, MBA

Dr. Munevar is a multidisciplinary professional and founder of the life science technology development and commercialization firm, Munevar & Associates, Inc. He is an avid supporter of the entrepreneurial space serving as a regularly invited mentor and speaker to programs such as the New England Science Symposium, the OneStart Healthcare Accelerator, and is the founder of the ongoing event and networking series, Science Shaping Our World-SHOW. Dr. Munevar is also the founder of the non-profitvirtual research incubator, the Helix Bioscience Institute-HBI Dr. Munevar also serves as an advisor and board member for various companies.