Here is the list of mentors, their superpowers, conveniently organised in their 'SuperPower Team' so that you know who to call on for what.
For the sake of making it easy for participants to leverage the mentors' input, each mentor's superpowers is loosely summed up below and the mentors fall in one of six SuperPower Teams:
Peeps Team = focused on personal fulfilment/advancement
Comms Team = focused on engagement/articulation
Erika Harvey | Identifying true value proposition, creating a solid presentation, crafting and delivering a pitch
Jonny Lim | Empathetic research, user experience, user interface design
Jo Allum | Communication design and Mentor Wrangler
Geek Squad Team = technology
Lisa Wong | Matching the right technology to the right problem, making the stack work together, solving challenges using automation
Christian Sykes | Technology enabled solutions, commercialisation
Andy van der Gugten | Teamwork, getting most important things done
Money Penny Team = financial modelling/viable sustainability
Mike Barton | Financial forecasting, revenue modelling, data analysis
Rose-Anna Feist | Financial forecasting, revenue modelling, data analysis, planning
Suits Team = business modelling/analysis
Allison Munns | Data analysis, business model finding, articulation of findings and value
Julian So | Business model finding, articulation of value, pitching
Paul Dow | Business development, sales
Travellers Team = on their entrepreneurial journey now/covering all bases
Anne Blakeway | Identifying value, business modelling for profit, fulfilling the brand promise
Sam Kidd | Business model, prototype, sanity check, team work
Jose Ganga | Organising tasks, using technology to create value, business modeling, processes and systems, technology strategy and business analyst.
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