Students

The UPRM E-Ship Network has its own “advisory board” composed of external doers looking to help develop our innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem into the largest and strongest nationwide. Meet and contact our FEDs.

Jahannie Torres Rodriguez

Jahannie Torres Rodriguez

Driver and Community Builder

I’m a Computer Engineering and Entrepreneurship student. I’ve founded initiatives that promote STEM skills and entrepreneurial mindset. I’m passionate about multidisciplinary collisions, educational-technology projects and mentoring. I’m part of the Puerto Rico’s first cohort of University Innovation Fellows. I run a scholarship program for disadvantage communities and lead Idea Platform.

Jaran Arroyo

Jaran Arroyo

Tech & Marketing Consultant

I’m an Industrial Engineering and a Project Management student. I’ve collaborated and developed the entrepreneurial mindset in students around campus. I’m fondly invested on interdisciplinary projects. I’m currently the 2nd Gen of University Innovation Fellows and one of VP’s of Idea Platform.

Bianca Quiñones

Bianca Quiñones

Graduate Student Collaborator

I am a specialist in the hospitality industry and a graduate student of finance. I enjoy the collaborative and dynamic spaces where you have the freedom to create, modify and improve processes using your skills. I collaborate with the BEDC which urges the community to dare to be entrepreneurs.

Carolina Marrero

Carolina Marrero

Ecosystem Builder

Helping others has always been my passion. Member of the Business Advisory Board of Enactus RUM during this year. Currently working with the E-ship calendar scheduling activities inside and outside the Campus to spread the “I&E agenda”.

 Nelimar Muñoz Martínez

Nelimar Muñoz Martínez

Marketer & Ecosystem Builder

I am a Master of Business Administration graduate student and collaborator of the Business & Economic Development Center. I lead the marketing efforts for the BEDC and support the marketing as well as ecosystem building activities in the E-Ship Network.
Roberto Irizarry

Roberto Irizarry

Start Up Champion

I’m a Business Administration graduated student. I am a mentor and one of the principal collaborators of the Business and Economic Development Center. I am the contact person of the UPRM Start Up Lab; a co-working space where students can accelerate their business ideas. I teaches courses for small business. I also collaborate with various not for profit organizations.

UIFs

University Innovation Fellows

Cohort 2015

Jahannie Torres Rodriguez

Jahannie Torres Rodriguez

Computer Engineering and Entrepreneurship

CEO at edvo, Lean Startup Program Director and taking the virtual educator certification.

Angie Ramos

Angie Ramos

Civil Engineering

Owner of Piú Bella, an online boutique and blog dedicated to the empowerment of women.  TEDX…

Emanuel Oquendo

Emanuel Oquendo

Mechanical Engineering

CEO at BrainHi, an automated receptionist for medical practices, they have customers in Puerto Rico and USA.

Rodolfo Romañach

Rodolfo Romañach

Accounting and Finance

Offering accounting services for SBIR grants and giving  innovation workshops through the CEO of My Life program.

Jonathan Díaz

Jonathan Díaz

Linguistics

CEO at ALQMY, partner of Engine-4 and in process of creating with Engine-4 the first Internet of Things laboratory in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Bryan Muñoz

Bryan Muñoz

Computer Information Systems & Accounting

Collaborating with Kmilemedia Design, where digital content is developed as well as graphic arts.

Cohort 2018

Jaran Arroyo

Jaran Arroyo

Mechanical Engineering

Project: Elicit
Community with skills ranging from storytelling and filmmaking to coding and writing

Alex Herrero

Alex Herrero

Mechanical Engineering and Visual Arts

Project: Visionary
Virtual Reality technology learning program at UPRM
Rolando Cruz

Rolando Cruz

Agronomy and Agribusiness

Project: AgroSolución
Solutions through internal public policies, recycling, food sustainability and renewable energy
Alejandro Aponte

Alejandro Aponte

Mechanical Engineering

Project: E.P.I.C. Labs
MakerSpace at UPRM