The strategy is delivery.



Darrell Silver

Co-founder & CEO of Thinkful

Engineer, co-founder of Thinkful, and before that Perpetually, acquired by Smarsh/Dell. Darrell Silver is the CEO and co-founder of the career training company Thinkful. Previously, he founded Perpetually in 2009 and sold it in 2012 to Smarsh, a subsidiary of Dell. It is now Smarsh Web Archiving. At 25, Darrell ran trade execution for all statarb strategies at The Clinton Group, a quantitative hedge fund. He is also an active angel investor in New York City.

Haley Van Dyck

Co-founder of the United States Digital Service

Haley Van Dyck is the co-founder of the United States Digital Service, a new "start-up" inside the White House building services for the American people that work better and cost less. Launched following the successful rescue effort of, USDS is bringing the country’s top technology talent into government to fix the highest impact services and reform how our government operates in the digital era.

Erie Meyer

Founding member of the United States Digital Service
Erie Meyer is a founding member of the United States Digital Service, and serves on the HQ team within the White House. Her team is charged with using the best of product design and engineering to transform the way government works for American people. Previously, she served as a Senior Advisor to the U.S. CTO at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she worked on the President’s Open Data Initiatives.

Tricia Wang

Co-founder of PL Data
Co-founded PL Data, a start-up that designs human-centered research systems by integrating data science and social science. With more than 15 years’ experience working with designers, engineers, and scientists, has a particular interest in designing human-centered systems.

Brian Holt

Engineer at Netflix
A resident of San Francisco, currently works as a senior user interface engineer at Netflix. This means he uses JavaScript to enable your (and his) binge watching of House of Cards. Previously he worked as the director of redditgifts front end at reddit.

Paul Ahlstrom

Managing Director and Co-founder, Alta Ventures

In 2007, Mr. Ahlstrom co-founded Alta Growth Capital, based in Mexico City and Kickstart Seed Fund based in Salt Lake City.  Mr. Ahlstrom has directly participated in more than 90 venture capital investments and represented vSpring Capital on the boards of which was sold in 2007 to a private equity firm and went public in 2009 (NASDAQ:ACOM), GlobalSim, which was sold to Kongsberg Maritime (KOG – Oslo Stock Exchange), Senforce, which was sold to Novell (NASDAQ: NOVL), among others.

Jay Fonseca

Josué Fonseca (better known as Jay Fonseca) is a Puerto Rican journalist, radio host, lawyer, and political analyst. Fonseca currently appears in Día a Día and Telenoticias on Telemundo Puerto Rico. Very active on the social media scene he is one of our leading journalist and political analyst on this front.

Chente Ydrach


Vicente Ydrach, mejor conocido como “Chente”, es uno de los comediantes puertorriqueños más populares de la actualidad. Hace cuatro años, adquirió fama en la red social con una serie de vídeos en los que personificaba a un maleante estereotípico llamado “Fico Fronte”. Sin embargo, su fuerte es el stand-up, donde es reconocido como un talentoso y atrevido comediante.

Tim Falls

VP Community,
Tim is the Vice President of Community for Keen IO – a platform and toolset for data analytics.
He previously led the community team at SendGrid and helped with community efforts at Techstars in its early days. Growing up, Tim created overlap in Venn Diagrams of various social circles – the smart kids and jocks, stoners and straight-edged, cool kids and band nerds. Today he helps bring together people from different worlds – be those geographic, professional, spiritual, socioeconomic, or other – fostering environments of inclusion and value.

Andrés Colón Perez

Digital Services Expert, US Digital Service

Serving the public by helping transform the way government builds and delivers digital services to its citizens.  Served as the primary advisor to the Chief Information Officer, performing the equivalent responsibilities of a Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer during this period. A science and technology enthusiast with an entrepreneurial spirit and an unquenchable passion for team innovation, knowledge discovery and accelerated progress.

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