Mentors

DTech mentors are experienced in the tech field and give one-on-one guidance and support to DTech Scholars during their internship experience. These individuals create a second resources for our students--being their internship supervisors at their companies. We welcome both men and women mentors. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, contact program Director Monica Jenkins.
 

2017 Program Mentors

Salman Azhar
Professor/Entrepreneur, OPEN Silicon Valley
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Arup Ratan Banerjee
Technical Lead at Exilant Technologies
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Andrea Blotzer
Senior Program Manager, Zuora
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Allyson Campa
Founder, new health and wellness venture
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Lester Chen
Business and Product Management Leader at FutureAdvisor
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Tory Clark
Senior Consultant at Energy & Environmental Economics (E3)
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Paula Cue
San Francisco Bay Area
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Adams Dudley
Professor at University of California, San Francisco
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Katherine Gilbert Manuel
Senior Vice President, Innovation at Thomson Reuters
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Jennifer Goldfarb
President at ipsy
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Lauren Hasson
Engineering Leader • Speaker • Writer at Lauren Hasson & Co
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Anna Hersh
Senior Consultant, Deloitte Technology Consulting
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Karen Hwang
Healthcare Strategy Consultant at Evolent Health
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Cynthia Kilroy
Healthcare strategist at Huron Consulting Group
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Karen King
Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer at Silver Lake
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Nancy Ku
UX Design Consultant at Punchcut
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Monica Kumar
Vice President, Database and Big Data Cloud Product Marketing at Oracle
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Wendy Liau
Senior Director of Cloud Development at Symantec
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Matt Madrigal
CTO, Fanatics
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Mary McKee
Sr. Manager, IT at Duke University
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Trevor Narayan
Product Manager at Google
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Nikhil Palekar
Engineer at Apple
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Jennifer Preston
Strategy and Business Development Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific
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Lisa Rutta
Director, Ops and Technical Project Management at SoundHound Inc
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Kate Sampson
VP, Risk Solutions at Lyft
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Mythili Sankaran
Senior Director, Western Region at US-India Business Council
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Alisa Seam
Senior Engineer: Emerging Technology, AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, California
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Tejal Shah
Founder/CEO at KidAdmit, Inc.
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Heidi Slater
UX Designer, Okta, Inc.
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Burghardt Tenderich
Professor, University of Southern California Annenberg
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Stephanie Welsh
Senior Director,Global Support and Delivery at Red Hat
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Margo Werner
Global Product Lead at Google
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Franklin Winokur
VP, Product SaaS at Ditto.com
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Steven Yarger
VP - Product @ PSafe Technology, Inc.
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DTech 2016 Program Mentors

Laurie Connor
Pratt Board of Visitors; CEO, The Detection Group
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Sue Gordon
Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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Sue Gregory
Managing Counsel at Merck & Co
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Julie Keenan
Pratt Board of Visitors, Independent consultant, IMPLEX Partners
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Cynthia Kilroy
Healthcare strategist at Huron Consulting Group
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Yun Kim
Engineer, business development, semiconductor industry–Greene, Tweed & Co
Monica Kumar
Vice President, Database and Big Data Cloud Product Marketing at Oracle
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Matt Madrigal
CTO, Fanatics
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Janis Rehlaender
Chair, Pratt Board of Visitors
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Monique Ware
Content and Media Industry
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Kate Williams
Grant Committee Chair of the Rancho Santa Fe Womens Fund
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