Boston Startup Week is an Event Organized For the Community, By the Community.

Stephanie Roulic – Founder & Lead Organizer 


An enthusiast of the Boston startup community, Stephanie Roulic most recently created internal workflows and marketing campaigns for nDash Marketing, and successfully facilitated the re-branding of this content marketing agency into, the marketing SaaS platform the company is currently known for today.

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Jay Neely – Organizer/Head of Programming

Jay Neeley

Jay is a digital maker / marketer, startup founder, and community builder, active in the Boston startup community for the past ten years. Currently Jay runs Boston Startups Guide, a community resource site dedicated to bringing more attention to Boston startups and resources for them.

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Jonathon Mahon – Organizer/Design

Jon Mahon

Jon is the CEO and founder of Six Foot Designs, a Boston-based startup offering graphic design and marketing services. He has worked for a number of startups in Philadelphia and Boston, and has a passion for entrepreneurship, graphic design and marketing. Six Foot Designs was the obvious next step. He loves movies/TV, traveling, enthusiastically rooting for Boston sports, and networking (seriously, shoot him a message on Linkedin)!

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 Daniela Field – Organizer/Volunteers

Daniela has 10+ years of experience as a technology professional. She enjoys working with clients, understanding their business needs and offering solutions that move clients towards efficiency, productivity and profitability. She has delivered apps and technical solutions for various Fortune 500 companies as well as privately held organizations in the education, logistics, insurance and finance verticals.

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Anum Valliani – Organizer/Venues

A fan of both tech-based startups and big corporate innovation, Anum balances her role as an Offering Manager for IBM with co-founding, a nationwide service that aims to use artificial intelligence to link people to events they care about that also happen to have free booze.

Anum moved to Boston from Texas after a stint in TV reporting and consulting. She definitely misses the tacos and barbecue down south. Luckily, the mountains and beaches make up for it!

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Kristine Ravenscroft – Organizer/ Volunteers

Kris is excited to have been an integral part of the successful acquisition of her last endeavor and is now venturing out on her own as the CEO and founder of Beauty Gourmet, an edible beauty products company. Having battled nutrient deficiencies her whole life, she believes beauty nutrients are the key to looking and feeling our best and is on a mission to make them a tasty and effortless part of every woman’s daily life.

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Chad Jones – Supporter Network

As a socially conscious “agent of change”, Chad Jones utilizes his skills as an entrepreneur, thought leader and venture investor to take unique ideas from inception through execution for startups and F50 companies alike. Guiding effective and profitable outcomes – including six exits to companies such as Microsoft, VMware and Intel – Chad continues to pursue his vision of achieving a better world through non-intuitive technology use and entrepreneurship.

Chad splits his time as a board member, operational executive and mentor across a wide spectrum of companies. Before his current position of CEO at Plesso Ventures, Inc., he held positions of Chief Strategy Officer at Deep Information Systems, VP of Internet of Things Strategy at LogMeIn, Strategy and PM for DynamicOps (acquired by VMWare) and VP Product Management with Neocleus (acquired by Intel). Additionally, he was co-creator of Softricity app virtualization, acquired by Microsoft, which grew to revenues topping $6 billion.

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