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Greenstreet Cafe,
3468 Main Highway, Miami, FL, 33133, United States
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Date
October 21, 2021
Time
6:00-8:30 p.m. ET
Event Type
In-person
Location
Greenstreet Cafe,
3468 Main Highway, Miami, FL, 33133, United States

Calling all Miami-based Harvard alumni!

On Thursday, October 21, alumni in cities around the world will come together to welcome members of the Class of 2021 to their new cities! Harvard alumni who graduated between 2011 and 2021, from the College or any of the graduate schools, are invited to participate.

If you live in Miami or have plans to move there, the Harvard Club of Miami welcomes you to register here for their Welcome to Your City event. This event is co-hosted with the Harvard Business School Club of South Florida, the Harvard Black Alumni Society, the Harvard Latino Alliance, the Harvard Alumni in Wine and Food, and the Harvard First Generation Alumni. The evening promises a welcome to Miami 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 Miami or have called it home for years, the Harvard community is your community—so we hope you will join us on October 21! 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.

Shared Interest Group Contacts:
First Generation Harvard Alumni, Tracy Ellis
Harvard Alumni in Wine and Food, Pulkit Agrawal

Who's Coming (82 + guests)

Peter Morrissey
’21
Harvard College
Valentina Vargas
’21
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director of ResearchUniveristy of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas
Joy Chen
’21
Harvard Business School
CHRISTOPHER COUNTS
’01
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Design Principal Perkins and Will / Counts Studio
Recently moved to Miami from NYC
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Stuart Sechriest
’89
Harvard College
Kat Hemsing
’20
Harvard Kennedy School
Director, Strategy & Business DevelopmentMcGraw Hill Education
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Patricia Rotsztain
’15
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Real Estate Broker, Lic. Psychotherapist and Business Coach www.agentwisdom.club
jack smith
’80
Harvard College
Attorney Law Office
Aramis Perez
’06
Harvard College
Tracy Ellis
’84
Harvard College
Elevate Prize Foundation
FGHA board member: Currier House, UCLA MBA, born again swimmer, and crazy dog mom.
Chang Liu
’20
Harvard Business School
Vice PresidentStochastic Partners
Ricky Li
’19
Harvard College
Calixto Global Investors
Brandy BENJAMIN
’20
Harvard University Extension School
Richard Offutt
’14
Harvard Business School
PrincipalApollo Global Management
Amaka Anyanwu
’21
Harvard Business School
Snr MgrRBI
Jeff Bartel
’88
Harvard College
Chairman and Managing DirectorHamptons Group
President, Harvard Club of Miami. Harvard Alumni Association director.
Pulkit K. Agrawal
’15
Harvard College
Founder & CEOThe 5th Ingredient
Startups. Entrepreneurship. Craft Beer. New to Miami from San Diego! Let’s grab a beer / coffee and chat.
Adham Koura
’14
Harvard Business School
PartnerBoston Consulting Group
Katherine Huang
’12
Harvard College
Chief of StaffBubble
Cam Parra
’17
Harvard University Extension School
Corporate DevelopmentBCG
My name is Camilo Parra I lead corporate development efforts across top 50 SaaS companies, where I have led the acquisition of more than $2b in deal value across Series B - E startups focused in the AI/Ml and analytics space. I help organizations fuel growth via M&A or venture investments in leading technologies. Over the last 10yrs, I have also manages a family office hedge fund where I focus on investments across technology and software companies with a focus on public equities. Over the last 5yrs I have expanded the fund to cover crypto and DeFi assets, as I believe this to be the next internet-sized opportunity. I hope to meet fellow alumni who are interested in Angel Investing, Equity Investing, and Crypto investing as I look to establish a larger hedge fund platform to deploys more assets. Please connect with me if these are areas of interest.
Alberto Castellon
’20
Harvard Kennedy School
Housing CoordinatorCity of Miami - Housing and Comm. Development
Tarik Safouan
’21
Harvard University Extension School
Director of digital transformation
Combining design and technology skills to solve CX challenges.
Narayana Prasad
’21
Harvard University Extension School
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Seamon Chan
’20
Harvard Business School
Co-Founder and Managing PartnerPalm Drive Capital
Joshua Gray
’90
Harvard College
AttorneyKenny Nachwalter
Our family moved to Miami before Covid for work.
Victor DuBois
’21
Harvard University Extension School
ControllerCedar
Amy Storer
’17
Harvard University Extension School
Homeland Security Investigations
Professor and National Security Professional
April Dobbins
’22
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Director of ProgrammingCoral Gables Art Cinema
https://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/article254610137.html#storylink=mainstage_card6 Formerly, Director of Prestigious Awards at the University of Miami.
Glenn Harris
’81
Harvard Law School
Pancho Malmierca
’02
Harvard Business School
COOSpendlab
Cameil Rainford Brusch
’82
Harvard College
J. Gerard Legagneur
’98
Harvard College
Corporate Attorney, Sole MemberGL Esquire Consulting, LLC
I have over 20 years of transactional corporate legal experience. I have a history of negotiating and closing multiple high-value transactions for private equity clients. I have also provided unique representation to various entrepreneurs in all corporate matters, from entity formation to deal and contract negotiations.

 In my current role as the sole member of GL Esquire Consulting in Miami, Florida, I provide corporate legal expertise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, startup ventures, equity investments, entity formation, corporate governance, joint ventures, bank finance, and contract negotiation.


Moshe Libbin
’21
Harvard Business School
AssociateMcKinsey and Company
Leonel Azuela
’00
Harvard Business School
Founder & CEOQuaxar
Lana Newishy
’02
Harvard Business School
Ashley Etemadi
’21
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Research AssistantHarvard GSE
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Christopher Lee
’06
Harvard College
Managing PartnerRTC Partners
jack Smith
’80
Harvard College
Attorney Law Office
Dan Bucevski
’03
Harvard University Extension School
Financial AdvisorMorgan Stanley
Edge Bullock
’86
Harvard Business School
International Client AdvisorMorgan Stanley
Izabella Sabharwal
’21
Harvard College
Jeremy Denbow
’16
Harvard University Extension School
CEOAir AI Corporation
Marlin Medina
’17
Harvard University Extension School
Relationship ManagerSSGA
Christi Lee
’21
Harvard College
Zinzi Bailey
’14
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Erin Sharoni
’23
Harvard Medical School
Chief Product OfficerFOXO Technologies
Ryan McCartney
’18
Harvard Law School
Assistant Public Defender Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office
I am a felony trial attorney committed to indigent criminal defense. I am interested in comparative criminal law and traditional justice practices. I also love to cook and hang out in art museums.
Neil Shah
’00
Harvard Business School
President and Chief Operating OfficerHersha Hotels and Resorts
Isra Hamdi
’21
Harvard College
AnalystAcuityMD
Jonathan Weiss
’96
Harvard College
Founder & CEOHealthEngine
Serial healthcare entrepreneur currently on Company Number 4.
Sara Berliner
’98
Harvard College
Co-FounderKinspire
Archil Cheishvili
’16
Harvard College
CEOGenesisAI
David Kim
’94
Harvard Business School
Equity PartnerApax Partners
David Baum
’96
Harvard Business School
Managing PartnerStage 1 Ventures, LLC
David Baum is an experienced general partner with 36 years in the information technology industry, including 26 years in technology finance and 10 years in entrepreneurial operating management roles. As an entrepreneur, David founded two companies including Pensoft Corporation, a venture-backed (Mohr Davidow, IVP, and Bay Partners) mobile communications company that was sold to AT&T in 1994. David was a key principal that raised, launched, staffed, and managed Prism Ventures. During his tenure at Prism, the firm grew from zero to over $1.25B under management. Investments include Softricity (Microsoft), Network24 Communications (Akamai), DotBank (Yahoo), Altaworks (Opnet), Integral Access (Telco Systems), Syncra Systems (Retek), Salesnet (RightNow) and Bitfone (HP). In January of 2006, David launched Stage 1 Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm. Investments include AliasWire, ArtLifting, Banshee Wines(Foley Wines), Carbonite (IPO), ChaosSearch, CloudTruth, e-Centives (Catalina), Fisker (FSR), GigWage, Gravyty, JumpCloud, Marxent Labs, Nexercise, Paydiant (PayPal), PureCars (Raycom Media), Skyhook Wireless (TruePosition) , Splunk (IPO), Promoboxx, Reticare, Smartvid.io, TalkMap, Talla, Thrive Fantasy, trender.ai, ViralGains, Vivox (Unity), WiTricity, and WyeBot. In June of 2010, David launched Stage 1 Growth Fund, LLC, a later-stage secondary/growth equity investment vehicle. In 2018, David Founded and Launched Sustainable Advanced Technology Partners, which invests in frontier technologies, EV ecosystems, digital transformations, AI/ML, plant science, transformational bio-platforms and special situations to accelerate the Low Carbon Economy.
Karen Olivares
’96
Harvard Business School
Carolina Rolim
’21
Harvard University Extension School
CFOBLU Products
Oren Kozlowski
’18
Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
VPShyft
Nira Gautam
’08
Harvard College
Amadeus
Javier Asis Lopez
’05
Harvard Law School
Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton
Marta Zwierz
’20
Harvard Business School
Corporate Startegy LeadIBM
Maura Alvarez
’21
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Robert Cecot
’08
Harvard College
Portfolio ManagerBalyasny Asset Management
Data driven investing
HUGO RUIZ-TABOADA
’13
Harvard Business School
Elisabeth Eljuri
’92
Harvard Law School
ArbitratorElisabeth Eljuri, P.A.
I completed my exit from a private equity portfolio company in 2019. I am now working from home, part time, sitting as an independent arbitrator in major Latin American disputes. I play tennis every morning and also bike and do yoga. I have two children, at the high school and middle school at Ransom Everglades.
Matthew Schaefer
’19
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Researcher/ Medical Student Baptist Health South Fl/ HWCOM
I am currently a second year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at FIU. I am also a researcher at Miami Cancer Institute. My career interest are merging clinical medicine with community care. My hobbies include outside activities such as scuba diving, fishing, sailing, snowboarding, and hiking. I also love hiking. I hope to network with alumni in Miami who are in similar careers as well as others in different careers to learn from.
Claudia Romero-Lopez
’20
Harvard University Extension School
I am currently a credit officer at Ocean Bank and a real estate investor. Some of my hobbies include playing the piano, bike riding, and surfing. I'm excited to be able to meet in person with everyone and network with fellow alumns.
Jeannie Regidor
’20
Harvard College
Senior Real Estate ParalegalVazquez & Associates
Mark McIntosh
’99
Harvard College
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Theresa Borden
’14
Harvard Law School
Assistant general counsel Bacardi North America
Luis Araujo
’13
Harvard Kennedy School
PartnerPrestigio & CLA Consulting
Lana Khabarova
’12
Harvard Business School
Samantha Singh
’14
Harvard College
May Jones
’19
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Just moved to Miami-Dade less than 2 months ago. Looking forward to meet the Miami Harvard alum community.
Seth Bour
’11
Harvard College
McKinsey
Bernadette O'Connell
’20
Harvard University Extension School
FounderSanalytica
I am currently establishing collaborative partnerships to transition my research in infection prevention to the commercialization phase. The basis for my work is cognitive load optimization intended to mitigate infection contagion risk.

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