Adam Quinton

Adam Quinton is a VC Mentor at XRC Labs. As the Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures, Adam invests in and advises early stage companies. He focuses on supporting diverse management teams. His investments include The Muse, Glassbreakers, Venuebook, Pinks and Greens, Snaps, Rapt Media, Hire an Esquire, and Validately. In 2014 Adam was named by AlleyWatch one of “25 Angel …

Al Sambar, Kurt Salmon

Al leads Kurt Salmon’s North American Retail and Consumer Group. For more than 20 years, he has been providing retailers and consumer companies with strategic planning, organizational design, consumer insights and operating performance improvement services, with deep specialization in omnichannel retailing and global brand management. He writes frequently about innovation in retailing and apparel brand management and is regularly cited …

Carolyn Rush

Carolyn Rush rebelled from the world of executive coaching to join Worn and open the New York office. Worn is a mission-based creative agency and their mission is to empower women to lead. Carolyn leads strategy and client relations with a bottomless energy that has earned her the nickname Crush. She’s built national campaigns from start to finish for startup brands …

Cheryl Solomon, Self-Employed

Most recently, Cheryl Solomon was the Chief Legal Officer of TOMS Shoes, advising the business on global legal issues and ethics and compliance on both the commercial and the giving side of the business. Prior to that, she was global General Counsel for Gucci Group, which included the Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Sergio Rossi, Boucheron, and …

Chris Gorges

Chris Gorges is a Managing Director at Infinia Group, where he leads Infinia Ventures, a practice dedicated to the startup ecosystem (previously known as Rocketure). Before Infinia, he was a Senior Strategist at Havas Worldwide New York. Chris has done strategy consulting work in brand, digital, and growth strategy for Fortune 500 and government clients, as well as the ventures below: + …

Elias B. Cohen Insurance

E.B. Cohen Insurance & Risk Management welcomes you to experience caring, professional and personalized attention for your risk management and insurance needs. Their experienced insurance professionals take the time to carefully assess your exposures and identify your needs. By continuing their tradition as a consultative boutique firm, they establish and maintain relationships with distinguished clients interested in long term success. …

Erik Huberman

Erik Huberman has focused on the execution and delivery of consumer facing e-commerce companies since 2008. From being an owner, consultant, head of marketing, he has learned how to properly execute a strategy that does the most difficult thing in this internet age: get interested eyes to the page. From analyzing existing strategies to implementing completely new ones; his experience …

Evan Bienstock

Evan Bienstock is a corporate attorney focusing on startups and early stage companies. He regularly represents digital media, energy and clean technology, and life sciences companies and advise them on their growth and development from inception and beyond. He specializes in venture capital and private equity financings, representing both the funds providing capital and the companies seeking funding, and he …

Harrison Hines

Currently co-founder and CEO of Seashells (www.shopseashells.com). Remain active in early stage investing. Also advise a few startups and teach customer acquisition classes. Prior to Seashells, I led due diligence at SeedInvest. I was responsible for performing business, financial, and legal due diligence as well as deal evaluation on hundreds of companies from pre-seed through Series F. Before joining SeedInvest, I …

Hitha Prabhakar- Herzog

Hitha Prabhakar has been a television regular for almost ten years, talking about retail, consumer spending, and the economy. She is currently the Chief Research Officer at H Squared Research LLC, which is a boutique market research firm that provides timely, relevant, actionable consumer and retail research to institutional, hedge fund and investment banking clients. Founder and industry influencer Hitha Prabhakar helps clients …