Tim Visos-Ely

Alumni Spotlight: Tim Visos-Ely - StrideTech

Feb. 3, 2021

Meet Tim Visos-Ely, a 2019 CU Boulder alum and co-founder of StrideTech , a company that produces an embedded walker attachment that provides real-time haptic feedback when incorrect walker use is detected. Tim developed StrideTech by taking advantage of the many entrepreneurial resources at CU Boulder! Tim utilized Design for...

Alex Mulvaney

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Mulvaney - ShineOn

Jan. 27, 2021

Meet Alex Mulvaney, CEO and co-founder of ShineOn , a company providing a unique spin on the typical bike light. Alex graduated from CU Boulder in 2019 with a BS in Aerospace Engineering. Alex and his co-founders, Katherine Vega and Taylor Brooks-Murphy, have a combined history of 10 years of...

Joni Klippert

Alumni Spotlight: Joni Klippert - StackHawk, Inc.

Jan. 13, 2021

Meet Joni Klippert, Founder and CEO of StackHawk, Inc. , a software company that makes it easy for developers to find and fix application security bugs. Joni is a Colorado native and a CU Boulder alumna. After graduating from CU Boulder in December 2004, she worked for a company called...


Alumni Spotlight: Brennie Pellegrini - Techstars to Challenger

Sept. 9, 2020

Meet Brennie Pellegrini, a CU Boulder Alumni and Head of Growth at Challenger Finance , a FinTech company that offers super-powered bank accounts as a financial wellness perk for employees. Today, workers are more stressed than ever and financial strain has one of the biggest impacts on employee satisfaction. Challenger...

Derek Van Wagner

Alumni Spotlight: Derek Van Wagner - Not Your Average Board Game

Sept. 2, 2020

Meet Derek Van Wagner, CU Boulder Alumni and creator of Clay Crusher , a creative board game. Derek graduated in 2010 with a BS in Business Administration, focusing on Marketing and International Business. Growing up in the greater Chicago area, Derek has always been a fan of winter sports, so...

David Goldberg

Alumni Spotlight: David Goldberg - Social Gaming with Friends

May 13, 2020

Meet David Goldberg, CU Alumni and CEO of Cyberspaces , a platform to play social games with friends that has video chat built in. David graduated from the Leeds School of Business in 2010 where he focused on Finance and Entrepreneurship. He always knew that he wanted to be an...

Ron Basak-Smith

Alumni Spotlight: Ron Basak-Smith - Sustainable Packaging Solutions

April 29, 2020

Ron Basak-Smith received his MBA from CU Boulder in 2017, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. With both his parents being entrepreneurs, Ron knew from a young age that starting a business would be his path. And now, he is CEO of Sana Packaging , a sustainable cannabis packaging...

Joe Sanchez Promogo

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Sanchez - Building Better Promotions

March 18, 2020

Joe Sanchez is a 2015 MBA alumni from CU that has spent the last year as co-founder of the tech startup, Promogo . Positioned as “An App for Simplicity and Consistency”, Promogo works to provide software that joins everyone in branded events through one cohesive, user-friendly app. During his time...

Zhenghua "Z" Yang Founder Serenity Forge

Alumni Spotlight: Zhenghua "Z" Yang - Video Games with a Purpose

March 4, 2020

Last week we took a group of students on a field trip to Serenity Forge, a value-driven video game development company here in Boulder, CO. Founder “Z” is a 2014 Leeds alum, a TEDx speaker and was recently named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30. Why video games? A...

artimus robotics development kit

Alumni Spotlight: Timothy Morrissey - A New Approach to Robotics

Feb. 26, 2020

Co-founder and CEO of Artimus Robotics , Timothy Morrissey, graduated from CU Boulder in 2019 with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. After years of research and dedication, Timothy and his team launched Artimus Robotics in 2018. “When you think of a robot, you probably think of something like C-3PO made...