About Us

Leadership

Staff

Aneeta Akhurst

Aneeta Akhurst

VP, Content & Community

Vigo Andreev

Vigo Andreev

Product Manager, IT & Infrastructure

Hossein Atoufi, Ph.D.

Hossein Atoufi, Ph.D.

Technical Lead of XPRIZE Water Scarcity

Jillian Augenstein

Jillian Augenstein

Executive Assistant, Biodiversity & Conservation, Climate & Energy, Business Affairs, and Learning, Innovation & Society

Christian Ayuste

Christian Ayuste

Prize Designer

Nikki Batchelor

Nikki Batchelor

Executive Director, XPRIZE Carbon Removal

Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman

VP, Individual Giving

Augustus Boateng

Augustus Boateng

.NET Full Stack Developer

Samantha Bours

Samantha Bours

Contracts Compliance Associate

Annette Brinson

Annette Brinson

Executive Assistant, Finance, IT & Infrastructure, Health, and People & Culture

Alexis Carfagno

Alexis Carfagno

Social Media Manager

Caitlin Chase

Caitlin Chase

Senior Director, Communications

Chris Classen

Chris Classen

VP, Brand

Esther Count

Esther Count

Senior Associate, Chief of Staff

Giulia D’Amico

Giulia D’Amico

Senior Director, Advancement

Justin D'Angona

Justin D'Angona

Senior Manager, Partnerships & Impact

Roopa Dandamudi

Roopa Dandamudi

Specialist Team Relations, XPRIZE Carbon Removal

Zach David

Zach David

Specialist, Programmatic Giving

Laika De Los Santos

Laika De Los Santos

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

Mary Beth Dickerson

Mary Beth Dickerson

Producer

Susan Emmer

Susan Emmer

SVP, Alliances and Sponsors

Jordan Giali

Jordan Giali

Senior Manager, Partner Engagement and Program Impact

Raven Gomez

Raven Gomez

Project Manager, Global Visioneering

John Greisberger

John Greisberger

Program Director, XPRIZE Rainforest

Monica Groves

Monica Groves

Program Director, XPRIZE Connect

Elizabeth Guyman

Elizabeth Guyman

Team Relations Manager of XPRIZE Water Scarcity

Rachel Hefner

Rachel Hefner

Senior Manager, Global Visioneering

 Sofia Hernandez-Tapia

Sofia Hernandez-Tapia

Events Specialist

Jamie Hoffman

Jamie Hoffman

Multimedia Designer, Creative Services

Elaine Hungenberg

Elaine Hungenberg

Senior Vice President, Partnerships & Impact

Fran Kang

Fran Kang

Web Systems Analyst

Heeseung Kim

Heeseung Kim

Alumni Program Manager

 Caroline Kolta

Caroline Kolta

Program Director, XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion

Cat Kutz

Cat Kutz

Integrated Marketing Manager

Jason Lederman

Jason Lederman

Director, Digital Marketing

Danielle Leedeman

Danielle Leedeman

Integrated Marketing Manager

Michael Leitch

Michael Leitch

Senior Technical Lead, XPRIZE Carbon Removal

Wesley Liu

Wesley Liu

Help Desk Associate

David Locke

David Locke

Executive Program Director, XPRIZE Water Scarcity

Stacie Locke

Stacie Locke

Executive Assistant, CEO

Anna Lucier, JD

Anna Lucier, JD

Senior Director, Individual Giving

James Lynch

James Lynch

Copywriter

Jon Madjidov

Jon Madjidov

VP, Technology

Osama Mansour

Osama Mansour

.NET Full Stack Developer

Kevin Marriott

Kevin Marriott

Technical Lead, Rainforest XPRIZE

Sarah Miguel

Sarah Miguel

Senior Manager, XPRIZE Water Scarcity

Kelsey Miller

Kelsey Miller

Project Manager, XPRIZE Carbon Removal

Sarah Morain

Sarah Morain

Senior Financial Analyst

Meredith Morris

Meredith Morris

Sr. Director, Advancement

Terry Mulligan

Terry Mulligan

Director, Advancement

Laura Newton

Laura Newton

Manager, Individual Giving

Cammie Njue

Cammie Njue

Executive Assistant, Partnerships & Impact, Advancement, Marketing, and Food, Water, & Waste

Carlos Nolard

Carlos Nolard

Associate Attorney

Tracy Olson

Tracy Olson

Alumni Coordinator, Partnerships & Impact

Gemma Paolo

Gemma Paolo

Director, Content

Colin Peartree

Colin Peartree

Manager, XPRIZE Wildfire

Lauren Pierpoint, Ph.D.

Lauren Pierpoint, Ph.D.

Technical Lead, Healthspan

Whitney Pitkanen

Whitney Pitkanen

Product Manager, Climate & Energy Roadmap

Anna Prince

Anna Prince

Vice President, Integrated Marketing

Allison Ramiller

Allison Ramiller

Prize Designer

Tatum Rapa

Tatum Rapa

Generalist, People & Culture

Lindsey Roark

Lindsey Roark

Integrated Marketing Manager, Climate & Energy and Deep Tech & Quantum Grand Challenge Areas

Michaella Rogers

Michaella Rogers

Project Manager, XPRIZE Feed The Next Billion

Rachel Rose

Rachel Rose

Chief of Staff

Ailan Samuel

Ailan Samuel

Junior Copywriter

Andrea Santy

Andrea Santy

Program Director, XPRIZE Wildfire

Katharine Schwer

Katharine Schwer

Director, People & Culture

Madeline Segura

Madeline Segura

Senior Manager, Events & Experiences

Serena Shapero

Serena Shapero

Director, Individual Giving

Eti Shechtman Tucker

Eti Shechtman Tucker

Prize Designer

Michelle Siqueira

Michelle Siqueira

Manager, XPRIZE Rainforest

Kevin Snyder-Kelly

Kevin Snyder-Kelly

CRM & Data Insights Director

Kathrin Spendier

Kathrin Spendier

Technical Prize Director, XPRIZE Quantum

Amy Stack

Amy Stack

VP, Integrated Strategy & Solutions

Jay Stalnacker

Jay Stalnacker

Technical Lead, XPRIZE Wildfire

Katerina Stamatiou

Katerina Stamatiou

Director, Content and Community

Elke Stoll

Elke Stoll

Senior Associate, Systems

Frances Tran, Ph.D.

Frances Tran, Ph.D.

Prize Designer

Edward Wagner

Edward Wagner

Front-End Web Developer

Barry Wandel

Barry Wandel

Senior Director, Software Engineering

Brianne Ward

Brianne Ward

Team Relations Manager, XPRIZE Connect

Mariann Yattaw

Mariann Yattaw

Creative Director

Anna Yergat

Anna Yergat

Director, Accounting

Jessica Yoon

Jessica Yoon

Manager, Healthspan