November 2017

Jim Dougherty


Business Strategy, Venture Capital, & Startups Jim Dougherty is a Senior Lecturer in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Dougherty has extensive experience working directly with investors to execute highly successful turnarounds of troubled companies. Great Hill Partners recruited Dougherty to be their first-ever Operating Partner. He has stabilized and recapitalized such companies as Gartner, IntraLinks, Prodigy, and Small Business ISP. At Lotus Development Corporation Dougherty was the founder of eApps (Internet Division), and he created the NOTES: NEWSSTAND business publishing service which was later sold successfully. [...]

Jim Dougherty 2018-02-20T20:26:18+00:00

October 2017

Donna Levin


Startup Strategy Donna Levin is an experienced executive with a history of strategic leadership and hands-on value creation. Her specific expertise resides in building and scaling online consumer focused businesses, as the Co-Founder of, the world's largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care, with more than 19 million members, spanning 16 countries.  She scaled the organization from start-up stage, through 5 rounds of funding and IPO. Levin is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and a Senior Lecturer in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of [...]

Donna Levin 2017-11-22T02:13:02+00:00

September 2017

Cristina Dolan


Blockchain, Technology, Entrepreneurship Cristina Dolan is the founder and CEO of InsideChains, which works with organizations to digitally transform business models through blockchain ecosystems with economic layers that offer members greater visibility, richer data and new business models. She is a co-founder of InsureX Technologies, an alternative blockchain marketplace for insurance. In the early days of the Internet, MIT Media Lab alumna Cristina Dolan co-founded, which grew to be the tenth largest ISP after a successful IPO. At OneMain, Cristina served as the provider's Geographic Communities Division President & Strategic Alliances Officer. In [...]

Cristina Dolan 2017-11-22T02:40:10+00:00