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High Performance Leadership Workshop + DinnerJune 4th, 2019
Mintz, 1 Financial Center, 40th Floor, Boston

HFN brought together over 40 Harvard founders for an evening of dinner and workshop, led by CEO and Founder of Valor Performance, Sarah Milby, on how to bring a performance mindset to work, implement a culture of high performance, and manage stress and pressure during times of constant change and growth in business.

Event sponsored by senior technology attorneys from Mintz Levin.

Small Group CEO Dinner
September 13th, 2019
Grafton Street Pub & Grill

HFN hosted a dinner discussion for founders and CEOs of Harvard-affiliated startups, focused on mentoring and sharing of best practices in leading and growing companies. Participants:

  • Jon Hu, CEO Celata Bioinnovations (Harvard Business School)

  • Tarik Bolat, CEO WaveSense (Harvard Business School)

  • Jonathan Lacoste, Co-founder/President Jebbit (Harvard University)

  • Julien Pham, President Genprex (Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health)

  • Brandon Wang, CEO Conduit (Harvard College)

  • Emily Bernard, Cofounder, PlacePass (Harvard College)

Sales Strategies Dinner + Mixer 
June 4th, 2019
Venture Lane, 55 Court St Fl 2, Boston

HFN brought together Harvard founders and their sales execs for an evening over dinner and drinks on Sales Strategies, led by Zorian Rotenberg. Zorian is an experienced CRO and VP of Sales with 15 years of experience in sales and 19 eBooks on Analytical and Data-Driven Sales Management. Zorian is HBS '04. 

Link to the Sales Strategies deck by Zorian Rotenberg, for the Harvard Founder Network.

Product Management Best Practices
March 6th, 2019
UBS, 200 Clarendon St. 24th Floor, Boston

HFN hosted a group of 45 Harvard-affiliated startup founders, CEOs and product executives for an evening of networking and discussions on startup product management best practices.  Speaker: Edward Naim (Harvard College '04 + HBS '07), General Manager of Amazon AWS FSx, a new suite of cloud storage services. Previously, Edward was Head of AWS businesses including Elastic File System.

Planning and navigating a successful acquisition of your company
December 10th, 2018
Hamilton Hall, Harvard Business School

HFN hosted Lou Shipley, CEO at Black Duck Software, and Bob Brennan, CEO at Veracode, on the topic of exit planning. Lou and Bob shared their many major exits, experiences, and learnings in successfully positioning and selling their companies to 25 HFN CEOs.

The event was followed by dinner with the founders.

Founder CEO's Mixer
 
October 1st, 2018
 
PARK Restaurant & Bar

HFN hosted a hand-picked group of founders and CEOs from 35 Harvard-affiliated technology and healthcare startups spanning seed-to-growth stage companies, founded by Harvard alums, students and faculty. Sector themes represented include artificial intelligence and machine learning, robotics, blockchain, healthcare IT, education tech, HR tech, manufacturing, and consumer health.

 

Event sponsored by senior technology attorneys from Mintz Levin.

Small Group CEO Dinner
 
April 11, 2018
 
Henrietta's Table in the Charles Hotel

HFN hosted a dinner discussion for founders and CEOs of Harvard-affiliated startups, focused on mentoring and sharing of best practices in leading and growing companies. Participants:

  • David Potere, Founder CEO of Tellus Labs (Harvard College)

  • Jason Bhardwaj, CEO of Follica (Harvard Business School)

  • Dean Travers, Founder CEO of Luminopia (Harvard College)

  • Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Founder CEO of Her Campus Media (Harvard College)

  • Josh Hoffman-Sen, Co-Founder of Causemo, Co-Founder of The MBA Fund (Harvard Business School)

Small Group CEO Dinner
 
February 7th, 2018
 
Henrietta's Table in the Charles Hotel

HFN hosted a dinner discussion for founders and CEOs of Harvard-affiliated startups, focused on mentoring and sharing of best practices in leading and growing companies. Participants:

  • Daniel Oliver, Founder CEO of Rejuvenate Bio (Harvard Business School)

  • Yassine Boukadoum, Co-Founder of Torch Technology (Harvard Business School)

  • Aditya Julka, EIR at HBS and previously Founder CEO of Paddle8 (Harvard Business School)

Small Group CEO Dinner
 
December 7th, 2017
 
Henrietta's Table in the Charles Hotel

HFN hosted a dinner discussion for founders and CEOs of Harvard-affiliated startups, focused on mentoring and sharing of best practices in leading and growing companies. Participants:

  • Shimon Elkabetz, Founder CEO of ClimaCell (Harvard Business School)

  • Sid Misra, Founder CEO of Perceptive Automata (Harvard Business School)

  • Helen Adeosun, Founder CEO of Care Academy (Harvard University, Graduate School of Education)

  • Evan Schnidman, Founder CEO of Prattle (Harvard University, Kennedy School)

  • Meridith Unger, Founder CEO of Nix Biosensors (Harvard Business School)