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Corey Menscher


Corey Menscher is a team leader, technologist, and teacher with over 22 years of experience in the NYC tech industry. He has been in senior leadership and developer positions in many industries including newspaper & journalism, financial market data, electronic books & publishing, and travel & hospitality. Corey is a graduate of NYU's ITP program, and has taught there as well as at the Columbia School of Journalism.


Robert Faludi

head of product

Robert Faludi's prior role was Chief Innovator at Digi International. In this position he uncovered new innovation methodologies and created prototypes to spur new product development. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Wired Magazine, Good Morning America, BBC World, the Chicago Museum of Science & Industry and MoMA among others. 

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Jesse Chan-Norris

Software architect

Jesse is a seasoned software architect, with extensive knowledge in Ruby on Rails, Amazon Web Services, and product strategy. Along with platform development, his technology leadership has focused on ensuring  teams do the right thing, the right way, for the right reasons.


John Dimatos


John Dimatos was previously Senior Director for the Design and Technology categories at Kickstarter. Prior to that he worked at MakerBot Industries where he oversaw the launch of the original Replicator and the 3D photobooth. Along with developing a disaster simulation game for UNICEF and selling oriental rugs, John is a graduate of NYU’s ITP program and Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and an advisor to Eyebeam.