Our Team

  • Eric Glustrom
    CEO & Founder
    Recognized as an Ashoka fellow, Echoing Green fellow, and one of Forbes 30 social entrepreneurs under 30, Eric’s work is driven by a simple belief: to solve the toughest challenges facing humanity, the place to start is within the hearts and minds of the next generation.
  • Andrew Lippi
    Managing Director, South Florida
    Andrew supports the development of Watson Institute at Lynn University, as well as hiring and managing the Watson team, fundraising philanthropic and impact investments for Watson scholars, and serving as a liaison to Lynn University.
  • Brin Enterkin
    Managing Director, Boulder
    Before joining Watson, Brin founded the African SOUP, co-founded a commercial renewable energy company, and was recently recognized as a Forbes' 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur
  • Jenna O'Brien
    Director of Programs, Boulder
    Jenna comes to Watson after serving as the Project Manager of Social Enterprise & Research at the IDP Foundation. She leads up curriculum development, manages a team of preceptors, and coordinates Watson's mentor network.
  • Megan Christensen
    Director of Search, Boulder
    Megan leads the Boulder Institute's global search and admissions process to find and select the most promising young innovators by improving, expanding, and diversifying Watson’s nominator network and key partnerships.
  • Misa Grenier
    Director of Student Life, Boulder
    After graduating from Watson in 2017, Misa joined the team to lead up student life and campus logistics. She brings her experience of event planning and trip coordination from her time at Up With People and her role as a Community Advisor during her time at Watson.
  • Tyler Tornaben
    Director of Programs, South Florida
    Tyler is a native South Floridian, formerly of the global social enterprise community center Impact Hub. She has a Masters in Social Entrepreneurship from Goldsmiths College of London. She leads up all of the elements to our programming at the Watson Institute at Lynn University including curriculum design and ideation, the Mentor Network, facilitating workshops, and the support of Master Course Teachers.
  • Jorge Mendez
    Director of Search, South Florida
    Jorge joins the team from the Idea Center at Miami Dade College. In addition to leading the search and selection process for Watson scholars in South Florida, he also heads up Watson's external communications and marketing.
  • Angela Thieman Dino
    Preceptor - Boulder
    Angela has served on the Board of Directors of local and national human rights, human services, and development organizations, including Amnesty International USA and United to End Genocide. She teaches Virtuous Entrepreneur and Leap of Faith.
  • Sam Elmore
    Preceptor - Boulder
    Sam Elmore is an organizational development consultant and experiential coach. He is the co-founder of OrgDev, a boutique consulting firm serving startups in the Boulder/Denver region. He is teaching the Watson Lab and Transformative Team.

Our Board and Advisors

  • Erin Krampetz
    Co-founder, AshokaU
    As Co-founder and former Community Director of AshokaU, Erin has been a key player in supporting colleges and universities everywhere to become hubs of social innovation.
  • Teju Revilochan
    CEO and Co-founder, Uncharted
    Uncharted (formerly Unreasonable Institute) is on a mission to unite and resource the people most likely to put a dent in the world's biggest problems. His course is called "Return on Relationships."
  • Roshan Paul
    Founder, Amani Institute
    Roshan is the Founder of Ashoka’s Globalizer and the Amani Institute. He is a guest lecturer at over a dozen universities - from Harvard to Paris’ HEC Business School. His course is entitled: "Scaling Social Enterprises Globally."
  • David Burstein
    Founder, Run for America
    David is a writer, filmmaker, and passionate believer in the millennial generation. He is the author of the book Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation is Shaping our World.
  • Scott Sherman
    Transformative Action Institute
    Scott Sherman is the Executive Director of Transformative Action Institute and has worked on nonviolence and social justice projects from the war-torn island of Sri Lanka to the inner city ghettoes of America.
  • Kevin Ross
    President, Lynn University
    Under Kevin’s leadership, the university has implemented a redesigned core curriculum, the nationally recognized Dialogues; a first-year student experience titled The Citizenship Project; and a three-year undergraduate degree program.