Updated: Dec 16, 2021
Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs announced their new cohort of Entrepreneurs-in-Residence on November 3.
Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence and Legal Advisors are seasoned professionals and industry experts with deep experience in the venture space. They are volunteers sharing their time, insights, and experience to help entrepreneurs - from idea to exit - make better decisions and succeed.
For names and bios go to https://www.harvardae.org/experts
Members have exclusive access through HAE Connect to groups of entrepreneurs and industry experts.
The Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs (HAE) is dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship, promotion of innovation, and the ideals of leadership and learning. We are a 501(c)3, volunteer-run, Shared Interest Group of the Harvard Alumni Association. Since our beginnings in 2005, HAE has served as a meeting place for entrepreneurial alumni, students, faculty and staff from all of Harvard's schools.
We are unique among Harvard’s alumni organizations - in global reach, diversity, inclusion and academic degrees. HAE is the only university-wide, alumni-driven organization focused on entrepreneurship officially recognized by the Harvard Alumni Association.
HAE is financially self-sustaining and does not receive any funding from Harvard University.
History of HAE:
Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs was incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit in 2007 when a group of alumni from multiple schools came together to support fellow alumni entrepreneurs. HAE was recognized as a Shared Interest Group for entrepreneurship by Harvard Alumni Association.
In 2013, the organization started expanding outside Boston and launched chapters, starting with Boston, New York and subsequently Chicago, Denver and other cities in the US and around the world. Alumni mentorship and support platform “HAE Connect” was launched in 2019.
Board of Directors:
Regina Ryan (MPA ‘04) - President
Benjamin Bornstein (JD, MBA ‘97) - Treasurer
Howard Zaharoff (JD ‘80) - Secretary
Joseph Martinez (AB ‘90) - Legal Affairs
Anthony L Chirchirillo (OPM ‘03) - Governance
Brett Hickey (OPM ‘11) - Programming and Events
Join as a member - complimentary membership for members of the media, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request free access to events.
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