Our Mentors

[Retail Technology Experts]

Our seasoned retail executives and successful technology entrepreneurs are selected for their success, character, and expertise. They work closely with our investments to fast-track their growth.
Matt Alexander
CEO, Neighborhood Goods
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Manolo Almagro
Managing Partner, Q Division
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Ric Anderson
President, Anderson Strategic Brand Concepts
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Mike Barnes
Former CEO, francesca’s & Signet Jewelers
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Peter Benanti
Principal, TractorBeam
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Rachel Bentley
Co-Founder, The Citizenry
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John Bjornson
Co-Founder and CEO, Singletto
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Michelle Bogan
Founder, Equity at Work
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Jon Bolen
CEO, Entouch Controls
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Chris Boult
Chief Information Officer, Center for Autism and Related Disorders, LLC. (CARD)
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Evan Brody
Chief Marketing Officer, Tide Cleaners
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Chris Camillo
Investor, Dumb Money
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Mark Clark
Senior Partner, O2 Works
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Monica Coney
Global Sales, American Airlines
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Jeff Donaldson
Founder/CEO, Intriosity
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Vic Drabicky
Founder/CEO, January Digital
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John Dubois
Consumer & Retail AI Leader, EY Consulting
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Hemant Elhence
Founder/CEO, Synerzip
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Tom Gaunt
CEO, HTS, Inc.
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Gab Goncalves
Principal, Rugula Investments
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Steve Guengerich
Associate VP, Innovation & Commercialization, University of Texas at Dallas
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Aaron Handler
Co-Founder/Partner, Elm Creek Partners
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Charles Haseman
Professor & Director, Center for Retail Innovation and Strategic Excellence (RISE), University of Texas at Dallas
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Sascha Jamall
Director, SAJ Consulting
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Jeff Ketner
President, Ketner Group PR & Marketing
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Stephen LaMure
President and CEO, Dominus Commercial
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Charlie Larkin
Vice President, Information Technology, GameStop
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Gil Marmol
Chief Executive Officer, Viron Therapeutics
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Kent McKeaigg
Founder/CEO, Team Gear Flow
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Al Meyers
Member, Advancement Board, College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism, University of North Texas
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Linda Mihalick
Digital Retailing Research Center, University Faculty
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Sunny Nadolsky
Founder/CEO, MediBookr.com
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Wade Nicolas
President, Nicolas Interests LLC
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Alex Oswiecinski
Co-Founder/CEO, Prospect Direct®
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Adrienne Palmer
Founder & President, Global Impact Advisory
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Susan Parker
President, Parker Marketing Group
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Heidi Potthoff
Managing Director, HMP Accelerating Valuation
Arnie Rivera
SaaS & Supply Sales, Vistar Media
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Andres Ruzo
Founder/CEO/Executive Chairman, LinkAmerica
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Nihar Shah
Head of Retail Strategy & Innovation, Samsung Electronics America
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Jim Skinner
President, JMS Benefit Solutions
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Michael Smith
Senior Director, Brand Management, Thrasio
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Paul Song
Managing Partner, Detail Provisions Co.
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Magnus Stjernstrom
Senior Product Director, Blue Yonder
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Danny Sullivan
Advisory Board Member, Hathway
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Brooks Terrell
Principal, Tierra Advisory Group
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Chris Todd
President/CEO, Theatro
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Kira Wallette
VP of Investments & Operations, Labora Group
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James Walton
VP of Business Development, EnTouch
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Mike Whitaker
Founder/CEO, GuestX
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