Halle Tecco is a founder and managing director of Rock Health, the first seed fund devoted exclusively to digital health companies. Prior to Rock Health, Halle worked as a business analyst at Intel before moving on to Apple where she worked in the health and medical vertical. Halle is also an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School.
Shaila is the co-founder of Enstitute, a two-year apprenticeship program built off the “learn by doing” model. Enstitute challenges the notion that bachelor’s degrees are a necessity before one can become a successful member of society. Instead, Enstitute seeks out talented digital natives and offers them mentorship opportunities through hands on apprenticeships at companies like The New Republic, The Huffington Post and Thrillist.
Prison inmate turned fitness CEO Coss Marte discussed how he went from selling drugs on a street corner to running a company at Saks 5th Avenue, alongside racks of designer clothes and shoes.