TiE – PACT TopPitch
3RD PITCH EVENT OF 2018
Monday, November 5th , 2018
Chuck Sacco is an Assistant Dean of Strategic Initiatives and Director of the Baiada Institute for Drexel University’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.
Chuck Sacco is a technology entrepreneur, educator, advisor and public speaker. His career includes a track-record of launching and growing businesses in the fields of enterprise software, business process management and mobile applications.
At Drexel University, Chuck works with students, faculty and alumni entrepreneurs in creating and launching their ventures. In addition to leveraging his startup experience while teaching entrepreneurship, Chuck also works with a wide variety of internal and external organizations that are important to the Close School’s mission, helping them to gain significant value from Drexel University’s innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives.
Dr. Imran Shah is a co-founder of IBB Consulting Group, a premiere consulting firm for wireless and mobility, media and cable companies which was recently acquired by Accenture, a leading global professional services company.
Under Imran’s leadership, IBB Consulting Group has achieved consistent annual growth that has seen the firm develop expertise and capabilities in the industry’s most important existing and emerging focus areas. IBB has been acknowledged in Consulting Magazine’s top firm rankings six times including the past four years in a row.
Imran holds a BS, MS and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Columbia University, along with 15 patents. He has been recognized as a Top 25 Consultant by Consulting Magazine, and has been honored in the Asian American Business Development Center’s Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award programs. Imran serves on the Columbia Engineering School’s Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.
Kevin B. Mahoney
Kevin is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Executive Vice Dean for Integrative Services for the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. During his 22-years at Penn, his leadership posts have included serving as Senior Vice President of UPHS, Executive Director of Phoenixville Hospital, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for Clinical Care Associates, and Director of Network Development.
Kevin has led several transformative projects which have expanded and enhanced Penn Medicine’s clinical care, teaching and research missions, including the Perlman Center for Advanced Medicine, Smilow Center for Translational Research and the Henry A. Jordan M’62 Medical Education Center. Currently, Kevin is directing the development and construction of a new $1.5 billion hospital, The Pavilion, on Penn Medicine’s West Philadelphia campus, which will house inpatient care for the Abramson Cancer Center, heart and vascular medicine and surgery, neurology and neurosurgery and a new emergency department. The Pavilion, the largest capital project in Philadelphia’s history, will open in 2021.
Kevin is dedicated to serving the community through a variety of volunteer efforts benefitting youth and improving wellness throughout our region. He has worked with Community Volunteers in Medicine, Puentes de Salud, the United Way, Boy Scouts of America, the American Heart Association, and he served as an elected member of the Tredyffrin-Easttown School District School Board for 10 years. He lives in Malvern, PA with his wife Pamela. Pam and Kevin have 3 children.