1. Board Chairman

    Rick Nucci

    Rick Nucci

    CEO and co-founder of Guru

    Rick is CEO and co-founder of Guru. Previously, he co-founded Boomi in 2000 (acquired by Dell in 2010), and served as General Manager following the acquisition.

  2. Board Member

    Wil Reynolds

    Wil Reynolds

    Founder of SEER Interactive

    Wil Reynolds founded SEER Interactive, an online marketing agency, in 2002. He also sits on the advisory board of Convenant House, an organization that works with runaway youth in the Philly area.

  3. Board Member

    Amanda Christini, M.D.

    Amanda Christini, M.D.

    Co-Founder of BlackFynn

    Amanda has 20 years' experience in the biotechnology industry, clinical medicine, the business and strategy of medicine and leveraging technology to change clinical practice. Prior to joining Blackfynn, Amanda was Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Innovation.

  4. Board Member

    Emily Foote

    Co-Founder of Practice

    Driven by the ideal of providing equal education opportunities for all learners, Emily co-founded Practice. A former Teach for America and KIPP teacher, lawyer and luddite, Emily has embraced technology’s potential to help educators scale great teaching and learning. Emily received her B.A. and M.S. Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Drexel Law.

  5. Board Secretary

    Danielle Cohn

    Danielle Cohn

    Entrepreneurial Engagement, Comcast

    Danielle is the first entrepreneurs' advocate at Comcast NBCUniversal, focused on startup partnerships and developing Comcast's accelerator in the Comcast Innovation + Technology Center. Danielle helped launch the City's Startup PHL seed fund. Danielle is cofounder of HOSPITALity – a tech startup aiming to improve patient experiences in hospitals through hospitality and communications.

  6. President

    Brock Weatherup

    Brock Weatherup

    Brock Weatherup is a CEO, entrepreneur, angle investor, builder of enterprise value and passionate advocate about the consumer and their interactions with digital media & Ecommerce. Previously Brock was SVP/Chief Digital Officer of Petsmart after selling Pet360 where he was CEO the prior 5 years.

  7. Program Director

    Yuval Yarden

    Yuval Yarden

    Yuval is PSL's first full time employee. Previously she worked at several Philly startups, including Cloudmine, Zoomer and Glass-U as well as DreamIt Ventures, a local accelerator with national reach.

  8. Events Director

    Ali Greene

    Ali Greene

    Ali is the Senior People Operations Manager at DuckDuckGo. Previously she worked at LivingSocial at their headquarters in DC, and a digital ad startup in NYC before deciding to call Philly home.

  9. Marketing Director

    Zac Pappis

    Zac Pappis

    Director of Community at DuckDuckGo

    Zac is a startup entrepreneur, adviser, and one of the first team members at DuckDuckGo, where he now oversees their user and developer communities. Before that, he worked in finance at SEI Investments while leading several Philly-based ventures, including co-founding A-1 Line Painting and joining the board at non-profit, Spells Writing Lab.

  10. Treasurer

    Bryan Schwartz

    Bryan Schwartz

    Bryan is the Finance Manager at Ticketleap and Supply Corps Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He previously was a Senior Associate with PwC.

  11. Former Board Member

    Josh Kopelman

    Josh Kopelman

    Partner & Founder at FirstRound Capital

    Josh is partner and founder at FirstRound Capital. Previously, Josh co-founded Infonautics Corporation and took it public in 1996. He founded Half.com (acquired by eBay in 2000) and helped found TurnTide (acquired by Symantec in 2004).

  12. Former Board Member

    Gabriel Weinberg

    Gabriel Weinberg

    Founder & CEO of DuckDuckGo

    Gabe is founder & CEO of DuckDuckGo and co-author of Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers. Previously he was the Co-founder & CEO of Opobox (acquired by United Online in 2006).