2017 Steering Committee

Tina Aufiero
Managing Director
Safeguard Scientifics

Jeffrey Bodle
Partner
Morgan Lewis

Jason Bannon
Director, Marketing & Communication
Ben Franklin Technology Partners SEP

Valerie Caldron
Manager, Business Development & Marketing
Morgan Lewis

Jennifer Cohen
Director of Programs, PACT
Liaison, Recruiting/Selection

Richard Cohen
Partner, Duane Morris LLP
Co-Chair, Technology, Content

Sean Denham
Office Managing Partner, Grant Thornton
Host & Chairman, IMPACT 2016 Capital Conference

David Drahms
Partner, Osage Venture Partners
Co-Chair, Recruiting/Selection, Technology

Ira C. Gubernick
Member, Cozen O’Connor
Co-Chair, General Sessions Content
Former Host Co-Chairman, IMPACT 2016 Conference

Andrew Hamilton
Partner, Morgan Lewis
Co-chair, Early Stage – Content & Recruiting/Selection
Host & Co-Chair, IMPACT 2017 Capital Conference

Michael Harrington
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Co-Chair, Recruiting/Selection, Technology

Michael J. Heller
Chief Executive Officer, Cozen O’Connor
Former Host Co-Chairman, IMPACT 2016 Conference

Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson
Director, PACT
Conference Director, Sponsorship, Content, Internal

Katelyn Johnson
Senior Associate
Safeguard Scientifics

Gary Kurtzman, MD
Managing Director of Healthcare, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
Industry Track Vice Chair – Healthcare Track

Marc Lederman
General Partner, NewSpring Capital
Industry Track Vice Chair – Technology Track

Dave Maturo
Director, Business Development, Grant Thornton LLP
Host & Vice Chairman IMPACT 2016 Capital Conference

Chris Miller
Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Oversight Chair, Outreach – Investor, Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Dean Miller
President & CEO, PACT
Chair – Partner, Sponsorship, General Content

Amanda Nardi
Program Specialist, PACT
Liaison, Marketing/PR

Dave Nelson
Member, Cozen O’Connor
Co-Chair, Early Stage – Content, Technology
Recruiting/Selection

Tom Olenzak
Strategy, Innovation, and Investment Professional, Independence Blue Cross
Co-Chair, Healthcare Content

Joseph Purcell
Director, Business Development, EisnerAmper, LLP
Chair, Sponsorship

Michael Purcell
Partner, Deloitte
Former Host, IMPACT 2014 Capital Conference

Louis M. Rappaport
M & A, Private Equity and Venture Capital Partner
Blank Rome

Roy Rosin
Chief Innovation Officer, Penn Medicine
Co-Chair, Healthcare Recruiting/Selection Committee
University of Pennsylvania

Bryan Snellman
Senior Manager, EY
Co-chair, Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Eric Steager
Director, Corporate Development & Innovation
Managing Director Strategic Innovation Portfolio

Sandra G. Stoneman
Partner, Duane Morris LLP
Chair, Entrepreneur Outreach

Ellen Weber
Executive Director, Temple University’s Innovation
Entrepreneurship Institute; and
Robin Hood Ventures

Seth Zuckerman
Senior Associate, Safeguard Scientifics
Industry Track Co-Vice Chair – Healthcare Track

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