Date
September 29, 2022
Time
6:30-9:00 p.m. CT
Event Type
In-person
Location
The Park on South Lamar,
4024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX, 78704, United States
This Is a Past Event

Calling all Austin-based Harvard alumni! 

On Thursday, September 29, alumni in cities around the world will come together to welcome members of the Class of 2022 to their new cities! Harvard alumni who graduated between 2012 and 2022, from the College or any of the graduate schools, are invited to participate.

If you live in Austin or have plans to move there, the Harvard Club of Austin welcomes you to register here for their Welcome to Your City event. The evening promises a welcome to Austin while meeting and connecting with alumni in the area. Attendees will also learn about the many Harvard Clubs and Shared Interest Groups available to you and more.

Whether you are new to Austin or have called it home for years, the Harvard community is your community—so we hope you will join us on September 29! Register with your LinkedIn profile or other social media accounts to see who's coming and connect with others before, during, and after the event.
 

Contact
Harvard Club of Austin
John Miri AB '98
Attendance Policy
Registration required

Who's Coming (53 + guests)

Kelsey Nowell
’13
Harvard College
Machine Learning Engineer
Hernan Cepeda
’18
Harvard College
Manager of FinanceUS Fertility
Madeline Kinkel
’18
Harvard Divinity School
Anna Asendorf
’16
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Rachel Thompson
’16
Harvard College
Judicial Law ClerkU.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Sangyoon Park
’21
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Software EngineerLinea
Hye Lee
’17
Harvard Law School
Daniel Slaw
’21
Harvard College
Eduardo Rosales
’13
Harvard Kennedy School
PartnerWiljan Consulting
Harvard MPA, Princeton MPP, Consultant on Public Affairs, Softlanding strategies in LATAM
Jason Green
’22
Harvard Business School
Chief Revenue Officer and EVP, Business UnitsNational Instruments
David Friedeberg
’15
Harvard University Extension School
Founder & CEOOXOMIO
Riley Hawkins
’19
Harvard Law School
VP Sales EngineeringEvisort
Lucas Ward
’20
Harvard College
Nestor Rincon Ambriz
’20
Harvard University Extension School
Project Specialist Fluor
Khang Nguyen
’13
Harvard Medical School
Assistant ProfessorUT Austin
Brenda Lu
’20
Harvard College
Consulting
Sak Sethaphong
’00
Harvard College
HPC EngineerGeneral Motors
part time Navy Reservist (Commander), one time Chemistry Professor, and aspiring screen writer/novelist...
Amy Jiravisitcul
’19
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Program Officer, K-12 Measurement Learning EvaluationBill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Been in Austin since 2020. Background in education, non-profits, racial equity. Hope to meet nice, interesting people.
Shenghao Wang
’20
Harvard Law School
Reem Shaikh
’21
Harvard Divinity School
Nevin Kamath
’09
Harvard Law School
Managing DirectorKamath Coaching and Consulting
Raised by two immigrant entrepreneurs in South Texas, Nevin Kamath has been passionate about organizational health since he discovered Peter Drucker's writings in high school. Today, Nevin is an organization development consultant based in Austin, Texas, USA. Nevin and his team help leaders with strategic change in their organizations: strategic planning, cultural adaptation, teambuilding/coaching, board development, group coaching, leadership coaching, 360s, and other custom services.
Cameo Brown
’13
Harvard Kennedy School
Director of HospitalityFast Friends Beer Co.
Jon Gallegos
’20
Harvard Business School
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial OfficerCity Mobile Group
Cliff Haigler
’85
Harvard Business School
Chief Financial OfficerComanche Ventures
Penny Chung
’22
Harvard University Extension School
Principal LT Commercial Group
I am the principal and co-founder of a small Commercial Real Estate in Austin. I specialize in investment sale , assets management .
Eric Hollowaty
’02
Harvard Business School
Charrise Barron
’17
Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor of MusicHarvard University
I'm a faculty fellow at the University of Texas at Austin for the 2022-2023 school year.
Raissa Fabregas
’18
Harvard Kennedy School
Jonatan Lemus Avila
’12
Harvard College
PhD StudentUniversity of Texas at Austin
Kyle Martin
’11
Harvard College
Pete Phillips
’18
Harvard Business School
Director Global Operations Risk Compliance & Sr Site Lead Austin Amazon
Multi-talented professional possessing a broad range of expertise in strategic and operational levels of planning, disaster recovery/response, project management, community development, community revitalization, homeland security (anti-terrorism/force protection), homeland defense, continuity of operations, contingency operations, information analysis, inter-agency coordination, legislative affairs, aviation operations, technology assessment, and strategic communication.
Evan Covington
’12
Harvard College
Product ManagerMicrosoft
I recently relocated to the Austin area and am looking to meet other Harvard alumni in the area! I'm interested in entrepreneurship, financial literacy, community volunteering, political engagement, and trying to get better at growing a green thumb in gardening.
Prajya Sharma
’22
Harvard Business School
Product ManagerAmazon
Manjunath Subburathinam
’17
Harvard Business School
Principal Product ManagerAmazon
Jackson Reynolds
’18
Harvard College
Nora Picasso
’09
Harvard Law School
Immigration AttorneyCAPDS
Carl Grant
’19
Harvard Business School
CEOConnexa Partners
Have served on the management team of two venture-backed companies, was the first business development hire at PricewaterhouseCoopers and served 20 years as global head of business development for Cooley. Now, CEO of Connexa Partners, a consulting company that provides outsourced business development and training to professional services organization and helps growth stage companies obtain funding and exits.
Richard Coffman
’13
Harvard Kennedy School
General OfficerUS Army
Recently assigned to Army Futures Command in Austin.
Samantha Pickette
’13
Harvard College
John Kidenda
’17
Harvard Kennedy School
Chief of Utility Operations PowerGen
I am the Chief of Utility Operations at PowerGen Renewable Energy, a leading Private Power Utility operating in in East, West and Central Africa. I lead several teams developing cutting edge software to monitor and control decentralized energy resources while ensuring sector leading customer support. Prior to joining PowerGen, I was a Senior Consultant in Dalberg’s Nairobi office where I worked in the areas of agriculture, access to finance and energy with a functional focus on value chain analysis, business strategy, learning management and stakeholder convening and coordination. Before Dalberg, I worked as an Associate Director at the Austin, TX office of The Advisory Board Company (ABC), a Washington D.C. based research, technology and consulting firm focused on healthcare and higher education. While at ABC, I managed the deployment and maintenance of ‘Crimson’, the company’s flagship physician performance management technology platform at 15 national hospital systems. I also headed CSR at the company’s 400-person Austin office I holds a master’s degree in Public Administration in International Development (MPAID) from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
John Miri
’98
Harvard College
Chief Administrative OfficerLCRA
I currently have the honor of serving as President of the Harvard Club of Austin, and I would love you tell you more about out club. In my day job, I'm a technology and operations executive for LCRA, which is a billion dollar public utility providing water and energy to central Texas. I graduated from Harvard College in 1998 with a degree in Physics.
Max Vani
’19
Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Jonathan de Wolff
’22
Harvard Kennedy School
CPOinKind
Background in federal government and startups. Currently working as part of the ET at a growth-stage fintech in downtown Austin.
Abhijith Ravinutala
’19
Harvard Divinity School
Emerging Tech FuturistDeloitte
Born in India, raised in Texas, graduate of HDS '19. My passion is writing about Hindu-American experiences through literary fiction short stories and novels. My day job is to research and write about emerging technologies as a consultant for Deloitte.
George Zhang
’21
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Sanjeev Sehgal
’22
Harvard Business School
Transformation LeaderHasbro
Lori Blewett
’18
Harvard University Extension School
Director of CommunicationsSt. David’s Episcopal Church
Jessica Feliciano
’13
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Director of Student RecruitmentKIPP Texas Public Schools
Charles Lincoln
’13
Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Regan Turner
’13
Harvard Business School
InStride
Christopher Galiardo
’15
Harvard Kennedy School
Assistant Attorney GeneralTexas Office of the Solicitor General
Jesse Garcia
’12
Harvard Business School
DirectorHines Investment Management
Ryan Reza
’22
Harvard Business School
AssociateMcKinsey & Co

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