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About the Tech & Entrepreneurship Council

History

The Boston College Technology and Entrepreneurship Council was established under the leadership of University Trustee Peter W. Bell ’86 and Daniel J. Nova ’83 in October 2001. A West Coast Chapter was established in 2003 under the leadership of William S. McKiernan ’78.

Membership

The Boston College Technology and Entrepreneurship Council has two main organizational levels: executive committee and general membership. Those eligible for general membership are alumni, parents of students and graduates, and established friends of the University who are involved in the technology community.

To become a general member, please complete this form. For questions, please email bctc@bc.edu

Executive Committees

There are two executive committees, one representing the East Coast and one representing the West Coast. Committee members serve terms of two years and may serve more than one term.

East Coast Leadership

Co-Chairs

John S. Gallant '79

John S. Gallant '79
Chief Content Officer &
Senior Vice President
IDG Enterprise

Miguel Galvez '12

Miguel Galvez '12
Cofounder & CEO
NBD Nanotechnologies

Chair Emeriti

Jere Doyle '87, P'15
Executive Director
Shea Center for Entrepreneurship
Managing Director
Sigma Prime Ventures

Daniel J. Nova '83
Managing General Partner
Highland Capital Partners

 

Executive Committee

Karen Walker Beecher '87
Chief Operating Officer
The Bowdoin Group

Matthew Carroll '95
General Partner
WestView Capital Partners

Tom Coburn '13
CEO
Jebbit 

Diane P. Coletti '81
Managing Partner
DHR International

Michael Cote '83, P'17,'11,'09,'07
President and CEO
SecureWorks

Carina D. Edwards MBA'07
Sr. VP, Customer Experience
Imprivata

Brendan Feinberg '11
Manager - Finance & Strategy
WeWork

William J. Geary '80
Partner
Flare Capital Partners

Mike MacKeen '86, P'20,'17
Partner
Bulger Partners

Andrew Oddo '11
Director of Growth
Bowery Capital

Patrick Osborne '97
Senior Director of Product
Management and Marketing
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Sofia Papastamelos '13
Product Manager
Drizly

Neeraj Prathipati '11
Associate
The Beekman Group

Claudio Quintana '16
Business Development Specialist
MarketMuse

Justin Robinson '11
Co-Founder
Drizly, Inc.

Pardees Safizadeh '10
Custome Success Manager
Evergage

Randy P. Seidl '85, P'13
CEO
Revenue Acceleration, LLC.

Eugene Signorini '94
Founder & Principal
42 Kings Advisors


Harvey Simmons '11
MBA Candidate
Cornell University

Peggy Glander Ward '84
CFO
Cross Country Group

Cindy Xu '17
Associate, M&A Advisory
PwC
Recent Graduate Representative

West Coast Leadership

Co-Chairs

Michael Dixon '06

Michael Dixon '06
Partner
Sequoia Capital

Sophie Miller '07

Sophie Miller '07
Google X
Google

Executive Committee

Richard Aberman '07
Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
WePay

Mark W. Adams, ’87
VP of Worldwide Sales
Micron Technology Foundation, Inc.

Adejire Bademosi '14
Policy
Twitter

Peter Bell '86
General Partner
Highland Capital Partners 

Cathryn Bryck Arnell, Esq., ’79
Vice President, Tax and Treasury
Equinix, Inc.

William Clerico '07
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
WePay

Paul Coghlan, ’66, P’00
Vice President, Finance & CFO
Linear Technology Corp.

David Donatelli '86
Exec. Vice President, Enterprise Services
Hewlett Packard.

Judith A. Feeley, ’84
Vice President Strategic Sales
Blue Coat

Robert A. Ferris, ’63, P’07
President
Celtic Capital, LLC

William J. LePage, ‘84
Senior Vice President, Global Sales Operations
Cisco Systems Inc.

John A. Malloy, ’81
Managing Partner
BlueRun Ventures

William S. McKiernan '78
President
WSM Capital, LLC

Kevin J. Morris, ’01
Business Analyst
Goldman Sachs & Company

Timothy R. Morse, ’91
Chief Financial Officer
Yahoo! Employee Foundation

George A. Pavlov, ’85
General Partner
Tallwood Venture Capital

Walter T. Rossi, Jr., ’85
Sr. Director, Business Development
DemandTec

Michael Saign '05
Senior Managing Director
Newmark Cornish & Carey

Philip W. Schiller, ’82
SVP, Worldwide Product Marketing
Apple Computer Inc.

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