NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship's leadership, staff and advisory board are dedicated to promoting a culture of entrepreneurship throughout the university and in the Triangle area.
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Board of Advisors
NC State Entrepreneurship offers our sincere thanks and gratitude to all of our advisors for their support and guidance.
- Andy Albright | President and CEO, National Agents Alliance Corporate
- Donnie Barnes | Retired, Red Hat
- Kevin Barry | Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Second Nature
- Scott Bolin | Co-Founder and CEO, Next Century Spirits
- Dick Daugherty | Retired, IBM
- Scott Daugherty | Senior VP, Global Business Development, Cormetech Inc.
- Matthew Davis | Chief Marketing Officer, TradePending
- Chris Evans | Executive Chairman, Tethis
- David Gardner | Founder and Managing Partner, Cofounders Capital
- Julie Gavaghan | Owner, Blue Heel Development
- JiNan Glasgow George | Founder, NEO IP
- Donnie Goins | Entrepreneur, Former Chief Engineering Officer of Software Development Europe
- Brian Harry | Technical Fellow, Microsoft
- Patti Key | Chief Revenue Officer, TPx Communications
- Aly Khalifa | Co-owner and Director of Innovation, Designbox
- Alagu Periyannan | Entrepreneur, Former Co-Founder & CTO of Blue Jeans Networks
- Hans Peterson | CEO, Superior Industrial Maintenance
- Ven Poole | Senior partner, Dewitt Carolinas; board member, GFL Environmental
- Lee Prevost | Advisor and Investor, Cofounders Capital
- Hersh Tapadia | Co-founder and CEO, Allstacks
- Donald Thompson | CEO, Walk West and Founder and CEO, The Diversity Movement
- Grant Willard | Co-founder and President, Joulebug
- Scot Wingo | Founder and CEO, Spiffy
- Steve Yauch | President, Carolina Electrical Assemblers