Samantha Ealy is the CEO & Founder of Generation Wealthy, a video-based financial literacy non-profit with the mission of teaching personal finance and starting the money conversation among millennials. She envisions a world in which all are equipped to make smart financial decisions, and hopes to be one of the trail blazers leading the way to increased prosperity for future generations.
With the goal of immersing herself into as many aspects of personal finance as possible, Samantha worked at Google on the Executive Compensation team.
In an effort to grow her own leadership skills, Samantha stepped away from Google in 2017 to attend the Stanford Graduate School of Business as a candidate for her MBA. A creative at heart, Samantha received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film & Digital Media from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Lauren Magrisso, Innovation & Growth Advisor
Lauren Magrisso is an innovation and growth advisor to Fortune 100 companies and venture-backed startups. She has worked across sectors and regions — from leading teams to address malnutrition in India, to developing new global products for underserved markets in the beauty industry, to exploring the future of retail in the States. Lauren trains teams in a variety of specialties: human-centered design, 21st-century leadership skills, strategic insights, lean startup methodology and for-benefit business practices. Across all her work, she helps individuals increase their capacity for empathizing with others, being willing to learn and evolve, and having the courage to act quickly and boldly.
Lauren lives on Stinson Beach north of San Francisco with her partner Will and their dog Obi. In her free time, she enjoys playing frisbee on the beach, singing in the community choir and learning about the latest apps from her 15-year old sister.
Omar Hmaissy, Senior Strategy Associate - Google
Omar is a strategy expert working on the Business Operations & Strategy team at Google where he helps new and incumbent businesses develop their business models and monetization strategies. His work spans all Google products and has included YouTube, Search, Ads, and Google Play, among others. Omar's main focus is on making sure Google products address a need in the market and are well positioned to be successful. Omar also helped define Google's emerging markets strategy and is closely involved in conducting diligence on acquisition and investment opportunities. Prior to joining Google, Omar was a consultant at Booz & Company in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice. Omar holds an MBA from Chicago Booth and a bachelor in Electrical and Computer engineering.
Jamie Moskowitz, Senior Social Media Associate, Editorial - Google
Jamie is currently a social media manager on Google's Editorial team (called Google Ink!), where she helps tell the stories of what Google is working on across all social media platforms. Right out of college, she started at Google on the small business sales team, helping customers around the country better reach their business goals through Google's ad products. Previously, she worked in social media at a fundraising startup called Omaze and interned on the social media team at eyewear company Warby Parker. She graduated with a degree in Communication from the University of Southern California. Aside from everything professional, she loves making puns, chatting with strangers, taking photos, watching Seinfeld, petting dogs, traveling, and spending time in nature.
Lena Gratz, Product Operations Manager - Google
Lena is passionate about operations and execution. She enjoys establishing and improving processes that enable growth and scale. Lena started her career in various start-ups in Berlin, Sao Paulo and San Francisco: She built operations teams and processes from the ground up in the fashion, beauty and home services world, and helped teams at Homejoy and Glossybox execute efficiently.
Today, Lena works as Product Operations Manager at Google where she's responsible for expanding a new ads product across the globe. Her role is at the intersection of Product, Eng, Sales, UX and Operations, driving the strategic direction of product growth and feature development.
Jason Liu, Senior Product Marketing Manager - Fivestars
Jason Liu is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Fivestars. He joined Fivestars recently and is responsible for understanding the company's target customers, telling the powerful stories of the company's products to drive adoption and impact, and launching products efficiently and with maximum impact. Previously he was in product marketing and product management at Cisco, as well as private wealth management at UBS.
Jason holds a Master of Business Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Mannie Ajayi, CEO & Co-Founder - Pnyka
Mannie Ajayi is the CEO and co-founder of Pnyka, an online platform that bridges divided communities by using respectful conversations. He started the venture while attending Stanford’s Graduate School of Business where he graduated from this summer. He previously worked at TPG, a private equity firm in SF. Prior to TPG, he spent two years in NYC at Morgan Stanley. He earned his B.Comm from the University of Virginia. Growing up around the globe (mainly Vancouver, Dubai and Philadelphia) has made him appreciate the value of learning from those with different experiences than his own. During his free time, Mannie likes to travel, attend live music events, and supports the Vancouver Canucks.
Ivan Ho, Business Operations & Strategy Associate - Google
Ivan is currently an Associate at Google's Business Operations & Strategy team (BizOps) - a small team which works with Google's leadership to define and drive strategic, operational and organizational improvements across the company. Prior to BizOps, he was in Google’s Global Partnerships team, leading a team of business analysts on go-to-market strategy and operations. Originally from Hong Kong, Ivan spent time living in Singapore and Tokyo, before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area. Outside of work, Ivan provides advice to NGOs, social enterprises, and underrepresented entrepreneurs. He is also an avid sports fan who used to play soccer competitively.
Orian Almag, Strategic Partnerships - Google
Orian is in business development, doing strategic, product-enabling partnerships for Google. She is currently supporting Area120, Google's internal incubator.