Qualifying Round Judges

Al Budris
Al Budris

Business Development Consultant at Alpha Sports Associates LLC
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Al Martin
Al Martin

President A. J. Martin and Associates, Ltd.
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Ange Nariswari
Ange Nariswari

Assistant Professor, CSUMB College of Business

Bill Sarris
Bill Sarris

CEO Linqto, Inc
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Bob Kasavan
Bob Kasavan

Owner at Robert Kasavan Marketing
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Bob Maffei
Bob Maffei

Accounting and Business Instructor, Samuel Moore Walton Fellow, Past Entrepreneur Champion at Hartnell Community College
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Brigid McGrath-Massie
Brigid McGrath-Massey

Business Consultant/Professional Speaker/Author
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Chuck Erikson
Chuck Erikson

Seasoned Executive Coach, Executive Mentor, Business Revitalizer, Process Troubleshooter
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Cindy Merzon
Cindy Merzon

SBDC Director at California Coastal Rural Development Corporation
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Clint Cowden
Clint Cowden

Dean of Career Technical Education and Workforce Development at Hartnell College
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Dante Di Gregorio
Dante DiGregorio

Associate Professor, California State University Monterey Bay
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Fred Cohen
Fred Cohen

Keiretsu Forum Pebble Beach, Management Analytics, Monterey Incubator
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Gary Schneider
Gary Schneider

Professor at California State University, Monterey Bay
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Heiko Wieland
Heiko Wieland

Assistant Professor, Marketing at California State University, Monterey Bay
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John Dicconson
John Dicconson

CEO at Tech Care Now
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Karl Zalazowski
Karl Zalazowski

President of California Coastal Rural Development Corporation
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Kristina Chavez-Wyatt
Kristina Chavez-Wyatt

President/Owner, Farmhouse Communications, LLC
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Leanne Troy
Leanne Troy

Mng at Aerofund Financial
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Lou Panetta
Lou Panetta

Faculty, School of Business at California State University, Monterey Bay
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Nathan Dorn
Nathan Dorn

CEO & Founder at Food Origins
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Richard de Andrade
Richard de Andrade

Advisory, Governance, Private Equity, Start Up
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Steve Troy
Steve Troy

Providing Account Receivables Loans Nationwide since 1987
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Ted Cocheu
Ted Cocheu

Lecturer and Consultant
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Final Round Judges

Ange Nariswari
Ange Nariswari

Assistant Professor, CSUMB College of Business

Ben Holber
Ben Holber

Co-Founder, CEO at YoDerm
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Brad van Dam
Brad van Dam

CEO | Company Culture Cheerleader | Candy Maker
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Brooks McChesney
Brooks McChesney

Adjunct Faculty at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
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Catherine Hambley
Catherine Hambley

LeapFrog Consulting
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Denny Paul
Denny Paul

Chartered Financial Analyst, Member of Stanford Alumni Consulting Team
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Doug Yount
Doug Yount

Talent Advisor – Expedia, Inc
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Gary Schneider
Gary Schneider

Professor at California State University, Monterey Bay
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Ian Crosno
Ian Crosno

Ian Crosno LLC
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John Derrick
John Derrick

CEO at Skywriter Systems, Inc.
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Marci Bracco
Marci Bracco

Chatterbox Public Relations
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Ryan Hambley
Ryan Hambley

Founder, Chief Product Officer at YoDerm
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Tamme Shinshuri
Tamme Shinshuri

Founder at Oracles of Truth Academy
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Otter Tank Judges

Craig Vachon
Craig Vachon

AnchorFree
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Erik Johnson
Erik Johnson

President/ C.E.O. at Erik’s Delicafe, Inc
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Joe Mathai
Joe Mathai

Region Executive/SVP at City National Bank
LinkedIn

Kelly O'Brien
Kelly O’Brien

Partner & COO, Sensortech Services LLC
CSUMB Business Advisory Council

Kevin Murphy

CEO, Driscoll’s
CSUMB Business Advisory Council

Luis Alvarez
Luis Alvarez

Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
LinkedIn

Richard de Andrade
Richard de Andrade

Solare Inc.
LinkedIn

Bethany Mayer
Shyam Kamat

Dean, College of Business at California State University, Monterey Bay
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