Next Gen is home to some of the most innovative and groundbreaking movers and shakers. Learn more about our members and how they're effecting real and exciting change with their ventures and leadership.
Meet Alex Banayan - Bestselling author of The Third Door, which chronicles his seven-year quest tracking down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Mark Zuckerberg, and dozens more of the world's most successful people to uncover how they broke through and launched their careers.
Meet Judith Martinez - Founder of InHerShoes and Social Impact enthusiast mobilizing people to break things - one glass ceiling at a time.
Meet Logan Koshenka: A recent Ohio University graduate, Logan is the Founder of new nearby social networking app called 'Skyway.’
Meet Chloe Belangia: As a creative entrepreneur, Chloe is pioneering empowerment for multipassionate-minded students.
Meet Emma Butler -The Founder of Intimately, a lingerie company for women with disabilities, Emma is creating a startup that will empower a market of at least 35 million American women.
Meet Abbas Jessa: COO of Automation Finance, Abbas aims to to utilize automation and analytics to manage various consumer debt asset classes.
Meet Nelson Guerrero - He’s a first generation Latinx and the Cofounder of the Cannabis Cultural Association, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized and underrepresented communities engage in the legal cannabis industry.
Meet Courtney Brand - Founder of thelighthouse - the online career community for young professionals, which connects you with industry insiders for video calls. She shares her best career networking hacks.
Meet Dan Murphy- A full-time Student Entrepreneur who works for Gusher, which helps to launch companies with equity rather than money.
Meet Sophie Beren - A Wichita, Kansas native who used her passion for human connection to found TableTalk Global.
Meet Jennifer Windbeck - The Managing Vice President of Capital One Cafes & Branches, she was part of the founding team that evolved the Capital One cafe concept.
Meet Sunjay Pandey — He’s started his own company, he worked for Amazon on the Alexa team, and he is now Capital One’s VP of Product and site leader for their Seattle innovation hub.
Meet Clark Varin - After realizing the only way to pursue an idea with grit was to create a business around his passions, he embarked on a mission to help entrepreneurs discover their own passions and pursue their destiny.
Meet Sarah Barut – Since she was a young girl, she was fascinated by innovation (and even came up with her own idea that had to do with corndogs!) - and after learning the financial ropes, she now helps entrepreneurs get their finances aligned.
Meet Sandy Joy Weston - Founder of Weston Fitness & SJW Productions, author, speaker & mindset expert, she has overcome self-doubt and times that she was too hard on herself to bring her ideas to life.
Meet Ivan Tchatchouwo - After his athletic days were over, he translated his skills from the basketball court to the business world by becoming the Founder of The Zone LLC and the Sports Performance Director for Prime Performance & Development.
Meet Antoine Voyer - Co-founder of a small cryptocurrency mining company as well as CFO and co-founder of Boho Bracelets.
Meet Suzanna Keith - Founder and CEO of Hello Career Guru and Co-Founder Women In Innovation
Meet Carlos Granados - Making entrepreneurship accessible to children through the Tales of a Venture series.
Meet Tiffany Yau - Founder & CEO of Fulphil and Founder & Executive Director of Hult Prize Ivy
Meet Adam Lofquist - Helping organizations create an amazing brand and culture, and the Founder of Social Proof, a tool to help consumers find the best coach.
Meet Arianna Armelli - Founder and CEO of Dorothy, a platform mainstreaming flood risk and disaster preparedness.
Meet Paige Soucie - Director of Community Engagement at Harvey Mackay Academy and #yesphx activist.
Meet Albert Dong - A Brown University student and a Design Partner at Dorm Room Fund
Meet Miki Ljuboja -- A Brown grad who is launching a basketball-centric podcast "3 The Hard Way" this fall.
Meet Angela Oliva - Founder of The Millennial Mentors & Empowering Young Professionals in their Career Journeys
Meet Michael Chiang - Co-Founder of JoyRide (HQ for Uber app) and FitBark (Fitbit for dogs). He's currently working on creating in-car experiences to make ridesharing more fun and less awkward with strangers.
Meet Marianne Birkner- Incoming Data Scientist at Facebook.
Meet Zach DeBottis - Passive Income Enthusiast and Media Producer
Meet Andy Rivera - Marketing Communications Manager at Boss Media and life coach.