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The RIHub Team

These are the amazing people working behind the scenes.

United by a shared mission to help transform Rhode Island through helping local entrepreneurs, innovators, students, educators, and professionals reach their “Next”. RIHub is driven by seasoned innovators who have been working within, and helping shape, the Rhode Island start-up ecosystem for over two decades.

Annette Tonti

Managing Director

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Mia Nolan

Program Director, RIHub VMS

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Ted Weil

Director Marketing, Data & Analytics

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Ronen Siman-Tov

CTO in Residence

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Dieny Charlot

RIHub VMS Coordinator

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Dylan Kennedy (URI)

Community Outreach

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Board of Directors

Katharine Flynn

Executive Director

URI Business Engagement Center

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Pete Rumsey

Director

Rhode Island Commerce

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Stephen Piper

VP Tool & Technology, Enterprise Operations

IBM

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Hope Hopkins

Managing Director

MassChallenge RI

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Karen Sibley

Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

Brown University

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Ji Mi Choi

Associate Vice President, Knowledge Enterprise

Arizona State University

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Advisory Board

Avi Nevel

Founder & President

Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC)

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Rebecca Webber

General Manager

Cambridge Innovation Center, Providence

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Michael Katz

Associate VP, IP Management & Economic Development

University of Rhode Island

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Neil Veloso

Executive Director

Brown Technology Innovations, Brown University

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