Executive Advisors, Mentors, and the SAGE Advisor Program

Connecting founders with experienced mentors that have experience in their industries is one of our highest priorities. Our highly-engaged mentors include advisors from the SAGE Program, the Scientific Advisory Board, and the Executive Advisor program.

Innosphere Executive Advisors:

Innosphere advisors are a group of over 50 executive level individuals. They actively work to support the commercialization journey of CEOs and founders by working on issues which are unique to CEOs such as hiring and firing, working with a board of directors, strategy, and accelerating top line revenue growth.

SAGE Advisors:

Innosphere has over 100 SAGE advisors who understand the value of giving their time to support high-impact companies and dedication founders.

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Interested in becoming a SAGE Advisor or an Innosphere Executive Advisor?

Both types of Advisors (SAGE and Executive) are encouraged to complete the below application!

Complete the Advisor Application Here!

Executive Advisors:

George Hayes – Health Care Advisor

Jim Sergi – Regulatory, Scientific and Medical Advisor

Praful Shah –
Angel Advisor

DuWayne Peterson – Angel Investing Advisor, Angel-in-Residence

Over 20 years experience in advising, mentoring and investing in startups with emphasis on information technology companies. Vice Chair of the Colorado Angel Investors and the Fort Collins angel group affiliated with Rockies Ventures Club.

Information for existing SAGE advisors:

Fort Collins SAGE meetings take place on Wednesday mornings from 8:00 – 10:30AM in the north conference room at the Innosphere, 320 E. Vine Street, Fort Collins, CO  80524.  These meetings are typically the first Wednesday of each month.

Boulder SAGE meetings take place on Wednesdays afternoons from 4:30 – 7:00PM in the Sievers Room (S228) of the Sustainability, Energy & Environmental Community (SEEC) building on the CU east campus, 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303.  These meetings are typically the third Wednesday of each month.

NOTE:  All SAGE meetings are being held virtually via Zoom until further notice.  In addition, the Fort Collins SAGE meetings will start at 8:30 rather than 8:00AM.

2020 SAGE Schedule

  • June 3 – 8:30 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins (via Zoom)
  • June 17 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder (via Zoom)
  • July 1 – 8:30 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins (via Zoom)
  • July 15 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder (via Zoom)
  • August 5 – 8:30 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins (via Zoom)
  • August 19 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder (via Zoom)
  • September 2 – 8:30 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins (via Zoom)
  • September 9 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder (via Zoom)
  • October 7 – 8:30 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins (via Zoom)
  • October 21 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder (via Zoom)
  • November 4 – 8:00 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins
  • November 18 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder
  • December 2 – 8:00 – 10:30AM – Fort Collins
  • December 9 – 4:30 – 7:00PM – Boulder

We look forward to seeing you there.

Bill Dieterich, Susan Strong, Doug Bartlett & Scott McClure

Click here to read more details about the Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations of a SAGE Advisor.

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