Alex Boone

Chief Executive Officer

As the 2016 CEO for The Entrepreneur Challenge, Alex's vision is to setup the organization as a Foundation in order to set it up for sustainable growth with the ultimate goal of franchising the Entrepreneur Challenge to other universities. Alex has been a part of the Entrepreneur Challenge since 2015 as the COO and is current the founder and CEO for BREWnGO Technologies. He is currently in the executive MBA program at the Rady School of Management in the 2018 cohort. 

Luyanda Mdanda

Chief Financial Officer

Luyanda is an ambitious and driven second-year Cognitive Science undergraduate with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Along with his experience interning at Microsoft and being an Undergraduate Researcher at UC San Diego’s Voytek Labs, he has established himself as an emerging talent in San Diego’s entrepreneurial and data science community, having won multiple hackathons and established a respectable network. His growth mindset has led him to partner with multiple startups as he prepares to launch his own company before graduating.

Nayan Behera

Chief Marketing Officer

Nayan is fourth-year Mathematics/Computer-Science undergraduate with a minor in Business Marketing at UC San Diego. Along with co-founding a marketing agency called Aerial Aesthetic his junior year he does marketing for several startups in the greater San Diego and Los Angeles area. In the near future he hopes to combine his passion for photography and film to start his own digital marketing agency shortly after graduating.

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