Jessica Gelman, CEO of Kraft Analytics Group (KAGR)
Jessica Gelman is an experienced CEO, industry leader, and entrepreneur with a data-driven, customer-centric approach to innovation. She is the CEO of Kraft Analytics Group (KAGR), a technology and services company that helps sports & entertainment organizations get analytics right–increasing value and impact along the way. KAGR's data management platform, analytics and strategic services is driving industry redefinition through data and technology. KAGR's clients include all major US professional leagues, colleges, industry movers and in 2021, partnered with J.P. Morgan Private Bank.
Entrepreneur, Writer, Board Chair
Marina Hatsopoulos was Founding CEO of Z Corporation, an early market leader in 3D printing out of MIT. She is Board Chair of Levitronix Technologies and President of Hellenic Innovation Network. She is on the MIT Corporation Visiting Committee for Mechanical Engineering. She is on the Advisory Board of MIT Enterprise Forum Greece, Eurobank's EGG incubator, and Mindspace. She was member of the National Board of Research & Innovation for the Republic of Cyprus. She was a Director of Cynosure Inc., a $400 million leader in laser aesthetics; the GSI Group, a $300 million supplier of laser-based equipment; and Contex Holding, a $100 million leader in large-format scanners. Her articles, essays and stories (windystreet.com) have been published in Venturebeat, CEOWORLD, Antioch Review, and elsewhere. She holds B.A. degrees (Math and Music) from Brown University and an M.S. (Mechanical Engineering) from MIT.
Tanisha Sullivan, President of Boston NAACP
Ms. Sullivan is an accomplished attorney and business leader with over 25 years of experience working with companies in the life sciences industry. Currently, Ms. Sullivan is Head of External Engagement and Strategic Partnerships for Sanofi. Committed to public service, from 2013- 2015, Ms. Sullivan served in a cabinet level position with the Boston Public Schools as its inaugural Chief Equity Officer. Ms. Sullivan is serving her third term as president for the NAACP Boston Branch, a volunteer led organization advancing the mission of the national NAACP in Boston. Over the past six years, Ms. Sullivan has built a reputation as an impact-driven leader and she champions policies that advance racial, economic, and social justice in communities across Massachusetts. Ms. Sullivan frequently comments for major media outlets including: The Boston Globe, NPR Boston, GBH, WCVB, NECN, CBS Boston, and NBC. Taking a step into deeper public service, in 2022 Ms. Sullivan ran for Massachusetts Secretary of State, and in June 2022 she became the first woman of color to be endorsed by the Massachusetts Democratic party in a statewide race.
Ashley Green, Sports Agent and Entertainment Marketing Consultant
Ashley S. Green is an experienced consultant in the field of global education, sports, entertainment and philanthropy. Driven by service, she takes pride in curating programming and events for underrepresented communities, while assisting athletes and entertainers with building lasting legacies. Ashley has worked with professional athletes and entertainers to enhance their personal brand and civic engagement. Ashley's expertise ranges from strategic planning and organization design to media and marketing strategy. She is responsible for managing event logistics and seeking new opportunities that support the mission and vision for athletes and entertainers. Ashley holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Georgia Southern University.
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