OUR TEAM

International Accelerator is designed to help non-US founders to raise funds and expand their startups in the US.

Board of Directors

Angelos Angelou : FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, CEO, ENTREPRENEUR

Angelos Angelou

FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, CEO, ENTREPRENEUR

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Carmelo Gordian : BOARD MEMBER & PARTNER, ENTREPRENEUR

Carmelo Gordian

BOARD MEMBER & PARTNER, ENTREPRENEUR

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Jaime de La Garza : BOARD MEMBER & PARTNER, ENTREPRENEUR

Jaime de La Garza

BOARD MEMBER & PARTNER, ENTREPRENEUR

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Barry E. Walker : BOARD MEMBER & MANAGING DIRECTOR OF IA GLOBAL FUND, ENTREPRENEUR

Barry E. Walker

BOARD MEMBER & MANAGING DIRECTOR OF IA GLOBAL FUND, ENTREPRENEUR

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Our Staff

Anya Razina : BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGER

Anya Razina

BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGER

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Greg Ewing : DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Greg Ewing

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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Morgan Messick : MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Morgan Messick

MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

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Moses Park : ASSET MANAGER

Moses Park

ASSET MANAGER

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Mentors

IA matches each portfolio company with a mentor whose experience, knowledge, and network of relationships that complements the needs of the portfolio company. The mentor helps the portfolio company develop plans, goals, and objectives over the portfolio’s yearlong participation in the IA program.

IA mentors have been successful in their fields and they are eager to roll up their sleeves and use their experience to help their companies reach their fullest potential.

If you are interested in learning more about or joining the IA mentor program, please contact us.

ARIE BRISH : Israel

ARIE BRISH

Israel

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Ying McGuire : Vice President of International Operations in Technology Industry

Ying McGuire

Vice President of International Operations in Technology Industry

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Tom Evans : Compelling Product Management & Product Marketing (Consultant & Trainer)

Tom Evans

Compelling Product Management & Product Marketing (Consultant & Trainer)

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Ted Doucet : Senior Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield

Ted Doucet

Senior Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield

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Stan Tims : Senior Vice President Business Operations at ChiroTouch

Stan Tims

Senior Vice President Business Operations at ChiroTouch

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Scott Gardner : CFO at Fluence Bioengineering

Scott Gardner

CFO at Fluence Bioengineering

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Reza Shirazi : Product and Agile Leader

Reza Shirazi

Product and Agile Leader

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Ray Wolf : CEO|COO|CTO Transformational Growth & Innovation Leader

Ray Wolf

CEO|COO|CTO Transformational Growth & Innovation Leader

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Nikos Michalakis : Director of Cloud Platform and Big Data at Toyota Research Institute

Nikos Michalakis

Director of Cloud Platform and Big Data at Toyota Research Institute

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Nikos Iatropoulos : Chief Operating Officer at Kairos Ventures

Nikos Iatropoulos

Chief Operating Officer at Kairos Ventures

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Monica Landers : CEO StoryFit (Authors, Inc.)

Monica Landers

CEO StoryFit (Authors, Inc.)

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Mike Lehrter : CEO at Re:creation Ltd

Mike Lehrter

CEO at Re:creation Ltd

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Martin Tyson : Founder at High Five Inspirations, Director of Sales at Peak Activity

Martin Tyson

Founder at High Five Inspirations, Director of Sales at Peak Activity

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Luis Berga : Co-Founder at Music Meets Video

Luis Berga

Co-Founder at Music Meets Video

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Katina Kenyon : VP of Sales & Marketing at Applaudo Studios

Katina Kenyon

VP of Sales & Marketing at Applaudo Studios

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Ioannis Papapanagiotou : Netflix Architect & Entrepreneur

Ioannis Papapanagiotou

Netflix Architect & Entrepreneur

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Gayatri Sakar : Venture Capital | Blockchain

Gayatri Sakar

Venture Capital | Blockchain

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Christine Lerios : Operations at Metanautix

Christine Lerios

Operations at Metanautix

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Brett Butler : Founder at ClearGem.com for Project Mgmt

Brett Butler

Founder at ClearGem.com for Project Mgmt

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BOB BRIDGE : Advisor and Mentor for Startup Companies

BOB BRIDGE

Advisor and Mentor for Startup Companies

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BILL HERRMANN : VP of Operations for Structured Polymers

BILL HERRMANN

VP of Operations for Structured Polymers

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APOSTOLOS “TOLI” LERIOS : Chief Technology Officer at Metanautix, Inc.

APOSTOLOS “TOLI” LERIOS

Chief Technology Officer at Metanautix, Inc.

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ANTONIO LOPES : COO and Director at Kinematix

ANTONIO LOPES

COO and Director at Kinematix

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ANDREW DRACH : Entrepreneur, Scientist, Tech Enthusiast

ANDREW DRACH

Entrepreneur, Scientist, Tech Enthusiast

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ANDRES CARVALLO : CEO of CMG, Board Director of Gridmates, and Former CIO at Austin Energy

ANDRES CARVALLO

CEO of CMG, Board Director of Gridmates, and Former CIO at Austin Energy

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ALEX BROWN : Chief Procurement Office at GLOBALFOUNDRIE

ALEX BROWN

Chief Procurement Office at GLOBALFOUNDRIE

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Krurram Qureshi :

Krurram Qureshi

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Dave Manzer :

Dave Manzer

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Salvador Apud : Founder & CEO US Mexico Consulting & Itim America

Salvador Apud

Founder & CEO US Mexico Consulting & Itim America

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David Boikess : Executive Advisor & Business Consultant--Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Start Ups

David Boikess

Executive Advisor & Business Consultant--Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Start Ups

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Country Advisors

Country Advisors are IA’s points of contact all over the world. They help us identify and reach out to the best start-ups in the entrepreneurial ecosystems of their respective regions.

Our Country Advisors are highly entrenched and active in their local start-up scenes. They have great reputations and networking skills because they themselves have seasoned entrepreneurial experience.

If you are interested in learning more about or joining the IA Country Advisor Program, please contact the Country Advisor Manager.

Farouq Hassan : Egypt

Farouq Hassan

Egypt

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Zeeshan Shahid : Pakistan

Zeeshan Shahid

Pakistan

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Thomas Bebis : Greece

Thomas Bebis

Greece

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Tommy Hodinh : Vietnam

Tommy Hodinh

Vietnam

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Tomas Denecken : Argentina & Chile

Tomas Denecken

Argentina & Chile

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Steve Glange : Luxembourg

Steve Glange

Luxembourg

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Philip Robertshaw : UK

Philip Robertshaw

UK

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Ludwig David Zuluaga Botero : Colombia

Ludwig David Zuluaga Botero

Colombia

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Kyrill Zlobenko : Ukraine & Germany

Kyrill Zlobenko

Ukraine & Germany

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Josué Delgado : Mexico

Josué Delgado

Mexico

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Giacomo Ghiraldo : UK & Italy

Giacomo Ghiraldo

UK & Italy

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Farley Duvall : Spain

Farley Duvall

Spain

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Emil Abirascid : Italy

Emil Abirascid

Italy

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Diego Echecopar : Peru

Diego Echecopar

Peru

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Christian Boas : Germany

Christian Boas

Germany

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ARIE BRISH : Israel

ARIE BRISH

Israel

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Augustin Jarack : Croatia

Augustin Jarack

Croatia

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Omkar Kulkarni : India

Omkar Kulkarni

India

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Phil Trench : United States

Phil Trench

United States

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Strategic Partners

FUTURE PARTNER : Contact us if you're interested

FUTURE PARTNER

Contact us if you're interested

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India TechBridge : India

India TechBridge

India

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Invest India : India

Invest India

India

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UGLOBALLY : Brazil

UGLOBALLY

Brazil

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RAICAP : Chile

RAICAP

Chile

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INCMTY : Mexico

INCMTY

Mexico

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STARTUP CHILE : Chile

STARTUP CHILE

Chile

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THE HELLENIC INITIATIVE : Greece

THE HELLENIC INITIATIVE

Greece

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Our Global Strategic Partners are International Accelerator’s trusted institutional partners overseas. They can be an accelerator, incubator, government agency, and other startup organizations. They help us identify and source the best start-ups in their respective countries.

IA seeks to expand our partner network worldwide. If you’re interested in becoming our Outreach Partner, please email our Global Outreach Partner Manager.

Program Advisers

JIM GRAHAM : Bio-Tech

JIM GRAHAM

Bio-Tech

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RONALD B. RICHARD : The Cleveland Foundation

RONALD B. RICHARD

The Cleveland Foundation

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JOHN EDGE : Innovation, Digital Economy

JOHN EDGE

Innovation, Digital Economy

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JASON DORSEY :  Generational Kinetics

JASON DORSEY

Generational Kinetics

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NIKO BONATSOS : Early Stage VC

NIKO BONATSOS

Early Stage VC

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MEHRON AZAMEHR :  Immigration Law

MEHRON AZAMEHR

Immigration Law

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Applications Are Now Open. Don't Miss Out!

Apply today if you are a non-US startup looking to expand and raise capital on the USA.