The Executive Council is essential to the development of successful startup companies. Comprised of experienced executives and entrepreneurs with expertise across a broad range of industries, members of the Council provide coaching and contacts to support company growth. Objectives and activities of Council members include:

  • Leverage industry, business and technical expertise to evaluate company plans and determine resource needs and success milestones;
  • Provide one-on-one executive mentoring and facilitate key introductions to support strategic and fundraising goals;
  • Participate in Institute and partner events in areas such as business plan judging and public speaking;
  • Advocate for a globally competitive knowledge-based economy in Florida.

Representative list of Executive Council members