Event Organizers

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Premal Kamdar is a healthcare entrepreneur and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Stevens Venture Center. As a co-founder of the annual SVC HealthTech Hackathon, he hopes to advance Stevens Institute’s vision as a technological leader in the healthcare sector. Professionally, he has advised several pharmaceutical and biotech companies across the product life cycle and built commercialization strategies for early-stage companies and hospitals. Premal holds degrees from Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Cambridge and was a Digital Health Fellow at the Texas Medical Center. He also serves on the committee of the NYC Cambridge University Entrepreneurs network.

Premal Kamdar

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Maor Mashiach is a current student pursuing Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. Ever since Maor has attended the Stevens HealthTech Hackathon at the start of this year, his fervor to positively impact the healthcare community grew. Thanks to his previous hackathon, he was able to bring the hackathon organizers together for a good cause: to form a virtual hackathon to bring students and industry professionals together to tackle COVID-19 head-on. Since this past summer, Maor has been working as a software developer at Phone.com, utilizing technologies such as Python and Node.js. Maor is extremely passionate about healthcare: he has co-founded his non-profit organization called Silicone Prosthetics which assists patients who have undergone mastectomy surgery. This organization was able to receive funding from NYU's Entrepreneurial Institute. 

Maor Mashiach

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Hayden Daly is the co-director of Hackathons for the Stevens Venture Center. He is part of the class of 2021 studying software engineering in the iSTEM program and is a varsity athlete on the cross country and track team. He participated in two hackathons his freshman year, realized they foster entrepreneurship and creativity, and wanted to share the same experience with future generations. Hayden is a co-founder of Exire, a concierge startup that makes going out simple and is also involved with research for the Collective Design Lab, under a NASA grant, making trade space data more interoperable.

Hayden Daly

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Justin Trugman is an Accelerated Masters Program student at Stevens, completing his graduate degree in 2021. He is involved as a Director of Hackathons for the Stevens Venture Center, Student Ambassador for the Stevens Business School, mentor for both the Launchpad and iStem entrepreneurship programs and brother of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. This past summer Justin interned at Alphabet's Loon, a company with the mission to connect people everywhere. Prior to this summer, Justin was involved with a special Verizon grant. Pursuing entrepreneurial research into the computer networks space which resulted in two patent applications through the Stevens Intellectual Property Committee

Justin Trugman

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Frank Pinnola is a co-director of Hackathons for the Stevens Venture Center. Frank is studying computer engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in the class of 2022. Frank is a co-founder of Exire, an artificial intelligence focused startup that is making going out simple. Frank also helped develop the minimum viable product for Bauen Motors pilot application and has worked as an iOS development contractor. He found a passion in solving difficult problems after participating in a hackathon during his first semester at Stevens.

Frank Pinnola

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