Skilled Volunteers

January 5, 2017

Paula Serios

Paula Serios is an accomplished marketing executive having served as a Chief Marketing Officer for several mid-cap corporations in the healthcare and retail sectors after a successful tenure at world-class advertising and marketing agencies.  She has managed teams of 8 to 80 and budgets up to $100MM+.  Her experience in omnichannel marketing includes integrated marketing experience with deep expertise building and leading digital marketing teams. She is known for her passion around doing well (building profitable revenue) and doing good (contributing to the world in a meaningful way.)  Paula is currently leading a virtual customer experience consultancy while pursue her […]
September 20, 2016

Phoebe Schiff

I decided to start my own company after I managed the marketing department for a clothing line. I wanted to leverage my knowledge of all aspects of a department in a way that helps businesses prioritize their marketing needs. I am a strategist specializing in fashion, lifestyle and entertainment marketing. I work with all small businesses and advise clients on how best to allocate their budgets.
June 8, 2016

Nousha Navaie

Nousha studied fine arts and has worked as an artist and graphic designer for small and big companies for years. She found her real passion in solving problems and finding solutions and that was the beginning of her journey in entrepreneurship! In her current project she wants to create an opportunity for women to express their personal style through their appearance and feel more confident and empowered. She finds tremendous amount of joy in having a positive impact on others’ lives. Nousha also is a firm believer in the value of learning.
May 9, 2016

Huy Nguyen

Huy Nguyen is a successful sales and marketing professional with extensive experience in information technology marketing, management, business development and consulting. He is an entrepreneur by heart and has a unique and diverse background, holding executive management positions in various industries and organizations from startups to the Fortune 100. Most recently, Huy was the head of sales and client relations for PointBurst, an innovative startup, that specializes in building social advocacy tools, content marketing strategies, and connecting global brands and influencers. Currently, Huy is the CEO and Principal Consultant of The Growth Hack, Inc, which helps emerging brands identify and […]
March 12, 2014

J. Brandon Johnson

Brandon Johnson is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer with over eight years of experience envisioning, architecting, and implementing enterprise solutions using Microsoft and open source technologies. Brandon’s discriminating talent is his ability to solve real business problems with software by bridging the gap between the out-of-the-box functionality and the true business needs of the client. His business leadership and communication skills set him apart from the average developer, and his ability to understand the needs of the end user make him a positive force for change in any organization. Brandon obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science and […]
March 12, 2013

Nithin Jilla

Nithin is a passionate educator and social entrepreneur who believes in educating & empowering the next generation of young innovators. He aspires to help spread the “learning by doing” model to the younger generation with the philosophy: “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” ~ Confucius Nithin’s journey as a social entrepreneur started when he entered high school in 2006. He co-led Kenya Dream, an organization that aims to support students in Kenya with scholarships and enhance the quality of education, and went on to start the first college branch at UC […]