Chairman - Luis Pedemonte - EMA Partners International
Luis Pedemonte is the Managing Partner for Miami office of EMA Partners International and co-leads EMA Partners’ Technology and Communications practice group for the Americas. Luis is also a key member of the firm’s Consumer Markets and Global Payments and Transactions practice groups, and he has assisted many institutions in identifying and acquiring top tier talent across all functional areas including Sales and Marketing, Technology & Operations and General Management.
VP Marketing - John Bejarano - First Class Alliance (FCA), CEO & Head of Strategy
As CEO & Head of Strategy for First Class Alliance (FCA), John is responsible for leading the agency’s creative vision, design, promotion strategies, celebrity endorsements, and brand licensing.
VP Membership - Chris Callahan - President Startup Palm Beach
Chris is the Founder and President of Startup Palm Beach, an initiative for Resource Center in West Palm Beach, FL. He is focused on supporting an ecosystem for entrepreneurship in South Florida. Chris is also the lead organizer of Entrepreneur Week and Startup Weekend West Palm Beach.
Howard Gitten - Locke Lorde LLP, Counsel
Having worked both in-house at a cutting edge photonics company, and in private practice, Howard brings a unique perspective to technology law.
Amy Austin Renshaw - Co-founder & Executive Director at Code Art Miami
Code Art holds workshops, digital art exhibitions, art hackathons, and speaker symposiums that focus on generative art — create art through computer programming, or coding.