Our Team

Graduate VCIC Executive Committee


Tianyin Shi

Chair

Albert Mii

Judges & Partnerships Lead

John Thompson

Entrepreneurs Lead

Lokesh Kesavan

Marketing & Communications Lead

Cynthia Kuan

Fundraising and Sponsorships



Undergraduate VCIC Executive Committee


Julius Ritter

Judges Lead

Angel Ko Yik Wu

Entrepreneurs Lead

Sarthak Jain

Marketing Lead



Our Instructors


Matt Kirmayer

Perkins Cole

Elan Tye

Jazz Venture Partners

Bill Reichert

Pegasus Tech Ventures

Terry Kelly

Dorsey & Whitney LLP



VCIC Executive Team


Rhonda Shrader

Executive Director

Adeeba Fazil

Program Manager



2020 Judges


  • In Sik Rhee - Vertex Ventures
  • Courtney Chow - Battery Ventures
  • Richard Harroch - VantagePoint Capital Partners
  • Cindy Padnos - Illuminate Ventures
  • Lauren McCollom - Grasshopper Bank
  • Mike Grandinetti - mike.grand@gmail.com
  • Marc Moesser - marc@thecreatorfund.com
  • Nicolas El Baze - neb@partechpartners.com
  • Namrata Banerjee - nmalik@alumni.cmu.edu
  • Claire Veuthey - claire@rizoma.ventures
  • Oam Patel - opatel@morgancreekcap.com