Meet the MacroAdventure community

We've had the privilege of meeting and interviewing these pioneering entrepreneurs, mentors and investors on our journey across the Americas.

Lauren O'Donnell Founder and MD - Green Pop Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Lauren O'Donnell

Founder and MD - Green Pop

Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Dave Hutchison Founder - Sexy Socks Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Dave Hutchison

Founder - Sexy Socks

Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Debbie Harris MD - Arumloo Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Debbie Harris

MD - Arumloo

Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Max Pichulik Partner - Impact Amplifier Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Max Pichulik

Partner - Impact Amplifier

Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Jonny Harris Director - Isidima Design and Development Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Jonny Harris

Director - Isidima Design and Development

Based:Cape Town, South Africa

Lisa Besserman Founder and CEO - Start Up Buenos Aires Based:Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lisa Besserman

Founder and CEO - Start Up Buenos Aires

Based:Buenos Aires, Argentina

Magdalena Acuna Innovation and Citizen Experience - Buenos Aires City Based:Buenos Aires, Argentina

Magdalena Acuna

Innovation and Citizen Experience - Buenos Aires City

Based:Buenos Aires, Argentina

Martin Frankel Managing Partner - Area Tres Based: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Martin Frankel

Managing Partner - Area Tres

Based: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Juan Andres Camus Co-Founder and CEO - Valhalla Based:Chile

Juan Andres Camus

Co-Founder and CEO - Valhalla

Based:Chile

Franz Gomez Vice President for Latin America and Caribbean - Fundacion Capital Based:Bolivia

Franz Gomez

Vice President for Latin America and Caribbean - Fundacion Capital

Based:Bolivia

Francisco Torrealba Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer - Valhalla Based:Chile

Francisco Torrealba

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer - Valhalla

Based:Chile

Luis Calvo Soux Country Representative - Fundacion Capital Based:Bolivia

Luis Calvo Soux

Country Representative - Fundacion Capital

Based:Bolivia

Ana Maria Giraldo Co-Founder - Dibijaguja Based:Medellin, Colombia

Ana Maria Giraldo

Co-Founder - Dibijaguja

Based:Medellin, Colombia

Alvaro Gomez Co-Founder - Dibujaguja Based:Medellin, Colombia

Alvaro Gomez

Co-Founder - Dibujaguja

Based:Medellin, Colombia

Sofia Redford Director of Communications - Fundacion Capital Based:Bogota, Colombia

Sofia Redford

Director of Communications - Fundacion Capital

Based:Bogota, Colombia

Catalina Quintana Founder and Lawyer - LeanCase Based:Medellin, Colombia

Catalina Quintana

Founder and Lawyer - LeanCase

Based:Medellin, Colombia

Maria Teresa Guzman Marketing Manager - My Office Panama Based: Panama City

Maria Teresa Guzman

Marketing Manager - My Office Panama

Based: Panama City

Juan Jose Arciniega CEO - My Office Panama Based: Panama City

Juan Jose Arciniega

CEO - My Office Panama

Based: Panama City

Sebastian Mendoza Serial Entrepreneur and Mentor Based: Panama City

Sebastian Mendoza

Serial Entrepreneur and Mentor

Based: Panama City

Bastin Vrancken Co-Founder and Director - Manos Unidas Based:Nicaragua

Bastin Vrancken

Co-Founder and Director - Manos Unidas

Based:Nicaragua

Heather 'Blue' van Doorninck Cowboy and Visionary  - Big Sky/Rancho Chilamate Based:Nicaragua

Heather 'Blue' van Doorninck

Cowboy and Visionary  - Big Sky/Rancho Chilamate

Based:Nicaragua

Lord Drayson CEO & Founder - Drayson Technologies Based:London

Lord Drayson

CEO & Founder - Drayson Technologies

Based:London

Philip Wilson CEO - EcoFiltro and El Pintado Organic Coffee Based: Antigua, Guatemala

Philip Wilson

CEO - EcoFiltro and El Pintado Organic Coffee

Based: Antigua, Guatemala

Rich Ambrose Co-Founder - Pomona Impact and Impact Hub Antigua Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Rich Ambrose

Co-Founder - Pomona Impact and Impact Hub Antigua

Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Sarah Sterling Social Impact Metrics Officer - Pomona Impact Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Sarah Sterling

Social Impact Metrics Officer - Pomona Impact

Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Cesar Tzian Manager - Impact Hub Antigua Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Cesar Tzian

Manager - Impact Hub Antigua

Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Irene Rivera Delgado Strategic Development - Alterna Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Irene Rivera Delgado

Strategic Development - Alterna

Based:Antigua, Guatemala

Natalie Cowie Vice President Business Development US - Drayson Technologies Based:San Francisco

Natalie Cowie

Vice President Business Development US - Drayson Technologies

Based:San Francisco

Christine Kenna Principal - Ignia VC Based:Mexico City

Christine Kenna

Principal - Ignia VC

Based:Mexico City

Jimena Albert Marketing & Operations Manager Mexico City - Drayson Technologies Based:Mexico City

Jimena Albert

Marketing & Operations Manager Mexico City - Drayson Technologies

Based:Mexico City

Anastasiya Litvinova Director of Investor Relations - Agora Partnerships Based:Mexico City

Anastasiya Litvinova

Director of Investor Relations - Agora Partnerships

Based:Mexico City

Rafael Jimenez Founder - Seenapse Based:Mexico City

Rafael Jimenez

Founder - Seenapse

Based:Mexico City

Araceli Campos Managing Director - Impact Hub DF Based:Mexico City

Araceli Campos

Managing Director - Impact Hub DF

Based:Mexico City

Pato Bichara CEO and Co-Founder - Collective Academy Based:Mexico City

Pato Bichara

CEO and Co-Founder - Collective Academy

Based:Mexico City

Rafael Camps CEO and Co-Founder - SOMOSFUT Based:Mexico City

Rafael Camps

CEO and Co-Founder - SOMOSFUT

Based:Mexico City

Manuel Villegas CEO - Capptu Based:Mexico City

Manuel Villegas

CEO - Capptu

Based:Mexico City

Bibop G. Gresta Chairman - Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. Founder - JumpStartFund and Digitalmagics Based:Los Angeles 

Bibop G. Gresta

Chairman - Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. Founder - JumpStartFund and Digitalmagics

Based:Los Angeles 

Erin Raab Founder and CEO - RE-ENVISIONED Based:San Francisco

Erin Raab

Founder and CEO - RE-ENVISIONED

Based:San Francisco

Kyle Busacker Director of Sales and Marketing - Global Expeditions Group Based:Portland

Kyle Busacker

Director of Sales and Marketing - Global Expeditions Group

Based:Portland

Christian Sarason Executive Director - Ocean Gate Foundation Based:Seattle

Christian Sarason

Executive Director - Ocean Gate Foundation

Based:Seattle

Ryan Slater Co-Founder - The Juice Truck Based:Vancouver

Ryan Slater

Co-Founder - The Juice Truck

Based:Vancouver

Chin Hing Chang Programme Manager - Spring University Based:Vancouver

Chin Hing Chang

Programme Manager - Spring University

Based:Vancouver

Lance Ahern Managing Director - Launch Alaska Based:Anchorage

Lance Ahern

Managing Director - Launch Alaska

Based:Anchorage

Bill Tsurnos Programme Director - Chanlyut Based:Anchorage

Bill Tsurnos

Programme Director - Chanlyut

Based:Anchorage

Yaso Thiru Business Professor - Alaska Pacific University Based:Anchorage

Yaso Thiru

Business Professor - Alaska Pacific University

Based:Anchorage

Adam Bendell CEO - Toniic Based:San Francisco

Adam Bendell

CEO - Toniic

Based:San Francisco

Pamela Hawley Founder and CEO - Universal Giving Based:San Francisco

Pamela Hawley

Founder and CEO - Universal Giving

Based:San Francisco

Simone Wren Partnership Manager - Social Venture Partners Based:Portland

Simone Wren

Partnership Manager - Social Venture Partners

Based:Portland

Steve Johnson CEO - ImpactHub Seattle Based:Seattle

Steve Johnson

CEO - ImpactHub Seattle

Based:Seattle

Zach Berman Co-Founder - The Juice Truck Based:Vancouver

Zach Berman

Co-Founder - The Juice Truck

Based:Vancouver

Jennifer Chan Co-Founder - Eloqi Based:Vancouver

Jennifer Chan

Co-Founder - Eloqi

Based:Vancouver

Eric McCallum Board Member - MCE Social Capital Owner - Arctic Wire Rope and Supply Angel Investor and Mentor Based:Anchorage

Eric McCallum

Board Member - MCE Social Capital

Owner - Arctic Wire Rope and Supply

Angel Investor and Mentor

Based:Anchorage

Sasha Tsurnos  Case Manager - CITC Based:Anchorage

Sasha Tsurnos 

Case Manager - CITC

Based:Anchorage

Dario Parziale Manager - Toniic Based:San Francisco

Dario Parziale

Manager - Toniic

Based:San Francisco

Pamela Roussos Senior Director - Global Social Benefit Institute Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Based:San Francisco

Pamela Roussos

Senior Director - Global Social Benefit Institute

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Based:San Francisco

Liza Ramirez Founder - Two Tongues Based:Portland

Liza Ramirez

Founder - Two Tongues

Based:Portland

Devon Brooks Director - Futurpreneur Canada, Founder, Mentor, Speaker and Author Based:Vancouver

Devon Brooks

Director - Futurpreneur Canada, Founder, Mentor, Speaker and Author

Based:Vancouver

Allison Audrey Founder - Sangre de Fruta Based:Vancouver

Allison Audrey

Founder - Sangre de Fruta

Based:Vancouver

Valerie Song CEO and Co-Founder - Ava Technologies Based:Vancouver

Valerie Song

CEO and Co-Founder - Ava Technologies

Based:Vancouver

Jamie Kenworthy Manager - 49th Fund Based:Anchorage

Jamie Kenworthy

Manager - 49th Fund

Based:Anchorage

Jason Smith Founder - Alaska Natural Organics Based:Anchorage

Jason Smith

Founder - Alaska Natural Organics

Based:Anchorage

Lindsay Smalling Producer and Curator - SOCAP Based:San Francisco

Lindsay Smalling

Producer and Curator - SOCAP

Based:San Francisco

Simon Love MD - Hatch Innovation Based:Portland  

Simon Love

MD - Hatch Innovation

Based:Portland

 

Julie Sullivan Co-Founder - GroundUp Based:Portland

Julie Sullivan

Co-Founder - GroundUp

Based:Portland

Mark Brand Chef, Mentor and Founder - Save on Meats Based:Vancouver

Mark Brand

Chef, Mentor and Founder - Save on Meats

Based:Vancouver

Wyle Baoween CEO - HRx Tech Based:Vancouver

Wyle Baoween

CEO - HRx Tech

Based:Vancouver

Rachit Khare CTO and Co-Founder - HRx Tech Based:Vancouver

Rachit Khare

CTO and Co-Founder - HRx Tech

Based:Vancouver

Stephen Trimble Founder - Arctic Solar Ventures Based:Anchorage

Stephen Trimble

Founder - Arctic Solar Ventures

Based:Anchorage

Bob Shaw Partner - Alaska Natural Organics Based:Anchorage

Bob Shaw

Partner - Alaska Natural Organics

Based:Anchorage