Professional Experience

Background & Expertise

2017 - Present

Founder and CEO at 18Loop

• Founded 501c3 nonprofit that deploys VR to kids with cancer
• Won Fast Company Honorable Mention World Changing Ideas 2021
• Develop ecosystem of tech, hospital and nonprofit partners
• Conduct joint scientific research on xR impact on pediatric cancer
• Develop multi-player software for patient communication
• 91% of 18Loop kids report better hospital stays with VR                              • Secured ongoing program funding from Servier Pharmaceuticals

2016 - 2017

Program Coordinator at AmeriCorps

• Coordinated ServiceWorks at Jersey Cares/Newark Street Academy
• Helped 13% of youth in program to attend college or start careers
• Recruited and trained over 50 volunteer mentors and facilitators
• Solicited new program cohorts by working with community orgs
• Solicited Newark City Council support for ongoing program activities
• Recruited Goldman Sachs financial education team
• Spoke on behalf of ServiceWorks at Mayor Ras Baraka’s press events

2012 - 2014

Senior Account Executive at Verizon

• Managed relationship with NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation        • Led account team including inside sales, consultants and partners
• Presented telecom and cloud strategy to a CIO audience
• Targeted clinicians in med-cloud adoption campaign
• Total annual sales volume of account base 30M

2008 - 2012

Principal at CloudScience Group

• Business architected to capitalize on cloud computing market growth
• Negotiated resale agreements with Atlantic Metro and Rackspace
• Assisted key partners in a business development role
• Provided consultation on adoption of public/hybrid cloud
• Targeted key clients in education, electronic trading and retail

Training/Certification

• IBM Data Science (Orientation, Methodology, Tools)
• Cisco Certified Entry Technician
• Cisco Sales Expert
• HIPAA Certified Privacy & Security
• NJ HIMSS Member
• Rackspace CloudU
• Target Account Selling (TAS)
• Toastmasters International

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