Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
Tina helps companies with market strategy and development. She is the founder/CEO of A Starting Line, whose clients include the Boston Asian American Film Festival, and she also runs Lean Startup Challenge, a startup accelerator program that provides guidance and mentoring based on the Lean Startup principles. She has served as mentor and judge for the Tufts 100K Business Competition and has been an appointed Expert-In-Residence at Tufts University’s Entrepreneurs Leadership Program. She has also mentored/coached startups at Harvard iLabs, Harvard University’s startup incubator.
Previously, she was the Chief Engagement Officer of GearSay.com, responsible for launch strategy, customer acquisition and engagement. She had previously founded a marketing/technology consulting firm and also worked at companies such as eBay Enterprise/ e-Dialog, and Digitas; leading and managing teams to build/implement marketing and business intelligence solutions. Tina’s earlier career was spent leading teams and working on market analysis, business intelligence/reporting, SAP implementation, and business process re-engineering projects.