Founder & CEO | Crimson Founders
Anoosheh is the Chief Business Officer and board member at Six Star Bulk Bag, a leading vertical packaging manufacturing company in the Middle East. In her earlier role, as the Director of Business Development, she quadrupled the production line and secured the country's largest market share. Anoosheh co-founded one of the region's largest manufacturing sector organizations and is an investor in Guofu Hydrogen Energy Equipment Technologies in the UAE. With strong expertise in event management, she organized a series of successful and impactful events with renowned guest speakers for MIT, including the MIT Female Founders Pitch Competition. She served as Marketing and Tech Chair of the MIT Sloan Club of New York as well as an executive board member. Anoosheh holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, AAS and BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design, and a BASc in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto.
VP of Product Strategy | Springtide Child Development
Karen has spent the last 15 years of her career building and scaling mission-driven, high-impact start-ups in healthcare, environmental sustainability, education, and agriculture. She has been a part of 2 early-stage teams that went on to make successful exits (one through acquisition and one through IPO). Taking on roles in Product and Operations, Karen is passionate about building teams and crafting products that will solve meaningful problems. She is a graduate of MIT’s Sloan Fellows MBA program as well as NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
FounderFounder | AEON Foundry
In 1995 Peter founded TGIX, a software development company which he ran for 25 years. During that time he managed numerous global enterprise engagements for companies including Pfizer, Hewlett Packard, and Hearst Publishing, as well as helped dozens of startups get launched, incubating one to a successful exit, and taking another from idea-on-a-napking all the way through to an IPO. Six years ago he took a break from managing a consulting company to focusing on the startup ecosystem. During that time he managed a small venture fund (AEON Foundry), co-founded a medical device startup based in Switzerland (Biospectal), and worked with numerous accelerators, incubators and angel groups to help entrepreneurs in various stages of their journey. He is currently working with several startups an advisory capacity, helping with fundraising, product roadmap, technology and operational strategies.