Juliana Garaizar | Head of Houston Incubator | VP of Innovation | Greentown Labs Houston.
A Kauffman Fellow and Board Member of the Angel Capital Association, Juliana is a Lead Investor of the Portfolia Rising America Fund, Consumer Fund, and Rising Tide Fund. She is the President of the Business Angel Minority Association and an Advisory Board Member of the Cougar Venture Fund and the Houston Diversity Fund. Juliana was the Director of the Texas Medical Center Venture Fund and the Managing Director of the Houston Angel Network.
She was the Manager of the Sophia Business Angels network in the French Riviera and of Antipolis Innovation Campus, as well as Project Manager of several International Projects funded by the European Commission. Previously, Juliana worked for 5 years in Singapore: first as an International Trade Consultant for the Trade Commission of Spain in a broad range of industry sectors and then as a Project Manager for the Asia Technology Office of Citigroup, leading projects at the international level. Juliana obtained an MBA at the London Business School, specializing in Entrepreneurship.
Kay (Mann) McCall | Executive Director | Renewable Energy Alliance - Houston
Renewable energy CEO and board member intrigued by change and undaunted by ambiguity. Energy transition bridge builder, energized by learning, creating, and problem solving.
Most recently served as CEO in a private equity-backed wind energy company, but with big public company credentials. Currently leading the launch of the Renewable Energy Alliance - Houston, a non-profit group formed to connect, promote and grow the renewable energy industry in the Greater Houston area.