Members will now need to reserve meeting room space at Rev to use the downstairs conference room, the upstairs classroom, and the upstairs media room. We ask that you please reference the calendar and do not make a request for a space that is already booked.
Contact Ryan at [email protected] with any questions.
The member calendar is a listing of member exclusive events including EIR Office Hours, workshops, and trainings. Recurring workshops and trainings are highlighted below.
Entrepreneurs-In-Residence provide mentorship to Rev members. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a Rev EIR, please email [email protected] with who you would like to meet with, the subject of the meeting, and times you are available to meet. A member of the Rev team will then set up a meeting for you. A list of the Rev EIRs can be found below.
Brian is the Program Director for clean energy programs within Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement. He is a seasoned international energy industry executive with extensive experience in oil, natural gas, chemicals, and renewables. Brian has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and and MBA in Operations and Finance.
Nate Cook is an active attorney in the greater Ithaca community and he represents businesses and individuals in connection with a a wide array of complex commercial business and real estate transactions. Cook has served on the board of directors of several private companies and non-profits.
Amy Cheney is a go-to-market sales and business development executive with 20 years of experience launching new technology solutions across industries. As SVP of Strategic Accounts at Dataminr, Amy is part of the leadership team that is accelerating growth at one of the leading companies in A.I. and Machine Learning Technology. Amy was previously the Global Head of Sales and Business Development for Bloomberg Vault, a SaaS compliance data solution that she co-launched and grew to a profitable business. She was also part of the start-up team at Bloomberg Law, which is used in 99% of the AmLaw 100.
Dr. Fleming is an experienced executive, educator, speaker, angel investor, and mom. Susan has served on the board of directors of numerous publicly traded companies, private companies, and non-profits. She has also served as a senior lecturer for both Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and Johnson Graduate School of Management. Contact Susan at [email protected].
Tony Frontera is a professor of entrepreneurship and marketing for the School of Management at Binghamton University and advisor for Binghamton Enactus, a student organization focused on entrepreneurial activities. Frontera served as an adjunct instructor and mentor for the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program.
Alex Hagen is a serial entrepreneur with almost fifteen years of operational, financial, and business strategy experience at both startups and large corporations. He is currently the CEO at ShrubBucket.com, an online order aggregation business that has the goal of disrupting the gardening industry, and was previously the Director of the Southern Tier Clean Energy Incubator. Alex holds a degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.
Elisa currently serves as the managing partner at Chloe Capital and is a co-founder of PollQ. In 2016, she oversaw a successful acquisition deal with a division of Singlebrook. She has launched several networking groups and regularly serves as a mentor and judge for startup accelerators and competitions.
Greg is a Program Lead and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Regional Economic Advancement and an instructor at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. Previously, Greg served in a number of roles for Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), a program for early-stage technology-based companies. During his time at CDL, Greg worked on expansion, pedagogy, operations, recruiting, and partnerships while based out of Toronto, New York, and Atlanta.
Ken Rother is the Director of Rev and its Hardware Accelerator program, he also manages Cornell’s eLab student accelerator program and teaches entrepreneurship at the Johnson School. Ken has held multiple senior business and technical positions for organizations such as Discovery Communications, Reuters, Matrox, and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Stephen Sauer, Ph. D is a Senior Lecturer of Management and Organizations at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research and teaching activities focus on issues of leadership, team processes, and status and diversity in management. Sauer’s teaching experience includes courses in Leadership, Strategy, Negotiations, and Organizational Behavior at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Bennett Thomas is Co-Founder and General Parter of Triple Impact Capital, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in startups creating products and services driving financial, environmental and social impact.
Previously, he served as a Senior Vice President of Finance & Sustainability with Hersha Hotels & Resorts, a publicly traded (NYSE: HT) investment firm with a portfolio of upscale, luxury and lifestyle hotels in urban U.S. markets. Prior to Hersha, Thomas served as Senior Manager in mergers & acquisitions with Medco, a Fortune 50 healthcare company, as a Senior Technology consultant with Ernest & Young, and as a Fund Manger with BR Ventures, Cornell’s student-run venture fund.
Greg Thomson is an attorney and strategic advisor with over 20 years of experience in digital media, entertainment and technology. His ongoing private law practice work includes intellectual property and software licensing, venture financing, private placements, film financing transactions, media mergers and acquisitions, and corporate sponsorships and endorsements.
Brad is career entrepreneur with an emphasis on technology-driven companies. He is faculty at Johnson at Cornell, Cornell Engineering, and Ithaca College teaching practical entrepreneurship, empathetic leadership, and project management.
Brandon Wright is a serial entrepreneur, most recently co-founder and CEO at Zibby. Wright has co-founded business associations and served on mayoral advisory committees for economic development.
Have you recently expanded? Moved to a new space? Hired more employees? Hit a big milestone? Let us know! Our marketing team is aways looking for good stories to post on the Rev blog, on social media, and share in our newsletters. Share any exciting information from your company with Sara Baier ([email protected]).
Here is a list of services we have utilized in the past. If you have vendors you would recommend, please contact us at [email protected]
Slack is an easy, online instant messaging service. We have created a workspace for Rev members so they can communicate with each other, share ideas and feedback, and get personalized updates. You can access the workspace via the new Member Resources web page (see below). Learn more about Slack here.
Members can utilize Nexudus to pay monthly fees and update billing information .
Please contact Leigh Martino for training on Rev photo & video equipment.
The Rev job board lists member company’s current job openings. The Rev marketing team also promotes open jobs on social media and in monthly newsletters. Submit your job postings to [email protected].