CITRIS Foundry | Team
CITRIS Foundry is the University of California accelerator for founders building deep technology startups. We bring extensive experience at the leading edge of university-driven innovation and entrepreneurship to guide startups and institutional partners in bridging the gap from lab to market.
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Team

MEET THE CITRIS FOUNDRY TEAM

We are dedicated to helping you build the next transformational innovation.

INNOVATION HUB TEAM
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Maher Hakim

Executive Director
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Kira Gardner

Foundry Incubator Lead
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Jing Ge

Innovation Week Lead
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Dan Gillette

Foundry Generator Lead
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Madhuri Gujje

Brand Strategy & Social Media
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Cassidy Hardin

Data & Communications
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Janhavi Pillai

Design & Outreach
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Nithya Rajakumar

Research & Operations
GENERATOR TEAM
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Dan Gillette

Foundry Generator Lead
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Madhuri Gujje

Brand & Website
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Patricia Moore

Generator Advisor
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Brian McMahon

Generator Advisor
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David Lindeman

Generator Advisor
CREATIVE & MEDIA
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Dan Chapman

Prototyping & Fabrication
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Adriel Olmos

Multimedia
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Chris Meyers

Industrial Design & Prototyping
FOUNDRY FOUNDERS
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Patrick Scaglia

Co-Founder; Managing Partner@BBV
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Peter Minor

Co-Founder
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Alic Chen

Co-Founder; Partner@BBV
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Julie Sammons

Knowledge Management Director, CITRIS
FOUNDRY CONTRIBUTORS
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Deepak Gupta

Managing Partner, BBV
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Kyle Clark

Program Manager
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Eugene Noh

Partnerships Lead
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Paul Wright

Director Emeritus, CITRIS
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Steve DeMello

Co-Founder, Emeritus
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Joanne Lin

Design
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Christian Kaas

Startup Growth
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Katherine Yip

Events
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DAVID CORFIELD

Strategy Lead
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JASON HOU

Engineering Fellows Lead
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ETHEL YANG

MBA Fellows LEAD
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DAX VIVID

Science Fellow
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Lana Dann

Marketing & Social Media
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Steven Truong

Foundry Fellows Program Coordinator
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BRAD CRIST

MBA Fellows Lead
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Uzma Amin

Marketing & Social Media
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Aakash Ranavat

MBA Fellows Program Coordinator
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Shantanu Mittal

MBA Fellows Program Coordinator
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Andrew Lee

Marketing & Social Media
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Danielle Lauber

Program Manager
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Quinn Shen

Engineer in Residence
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CHRISTOPHER I OLIVARES

Science Fellow
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Prashan Dharmasena

Engineer in Residence