Our Dream Team
Agel is the Multimedia Specialist at Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Mapúa University ('16) and an avid cinema enthusiast.
Noel is the Operations Specialist at Next Gen HQ. He loves all things creative and is often seen with the 6 string.
Business Development Manager
Ryan is the Business Development Manager at Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington, travel enthusiast, and loves finding the newest hot spots, whether food or nightlife, around the world.
Video Editing Specialist
Carlo is the Video Editing Specialist at Next Gen HQ. He enjoys playing anything on any platforms and has been editing videos for a decade now.
Aszalea is a UX / UI Designer at Next Gen HQ who loves coffee, food, and cats. She is always down to meet new people and loves learning new things.
Marketing & Content Advisor
Andrew is the Marketing & Content Advisor at Next Gen HQ. He is a published author in the space of Mindfulness/Meditation and a huge fitness enthusiast.
Loulou Gaget is the Program Manager at Next Gen HQ. Her mission: lead creatively and intuitively, give back to her community, and create engaging content to foster a mindful learning environment for the next generation. She enjoys writing, exploring new places, and practicing yoga with her puppy.
Head of Product
Alexa Gambardella is the Head of Product at Next Gen HQ. She is a graduate of Emory University, a people-first leader with over a decade of experience implementing enterprise software solutions, and a 3x volleyball state champion.
Dylan is the CEO and Co-founder of Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Duke University ('17) and an avid Blue Devils hoops fan.
Austin is the Data Analyst at Next Gen HQ and is a graduate student at Northwestern University. He is a geography buff and takes travel very seriously. Domestically, he has visited 47 out of 50 states. Once complete, he plans to visit every sovereign nation in the world.
Full-Stack Software Engineer
Rees is a Full-Stack Software Engineer at Next Gen HQ. He is wildly passionate about his home town, Cleveland Ohio, and all of their sport teams. Yet he still thinks Micheal Jordan is the GOAT.
Next Gen Summit Partnerships Manager
Adam is Next Gen Summit Partnerships Manager at Next Gen HQ. He loves learning new things and has spent time as an English teacher in Thailand.
Franziska is the Product Manager at Next Gen HQ. She is a graduate of Babson College and a true food and travel enthusiast.
Jayrinne is the Design Manager at Next Gen HQ. She enjoys exploring new places and aims to bridge the gap between the arts and culture.
Rich is the Brand Advisor at Next Gen HQ. With CATALYST as his ‘One Word’ personal brand, Rich is on a mission to transform one million lives, ‘One Word’ at a time. He travels the country (and virtual world) as a motivational speaker showing young entrepreneurs how crafting their personal brands and their business ventures around their ‘One Word’ core value, is the pathway to Stand-out Conquer Obstacles Reach Excellence and SCORE!
Sufiyan is the operations specialist at Next Gen HQ. He likes to keep busy with anything and everything all the time, and often can be found cosplaying, if not working to improve himself.
Lead Mobile Developer
Jesse Krim is the lead mobile developer at Next Gen HQ. When he’s not working towards achieving his career goals, he can be found golfing, skiing, traveling, or drumming!
Justin is the Co-founder and CEO of Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, keynote speaker, and the author of 'What Wakes You Up?'
Head of Growth
Malekai is the Head of Growth at Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Carleton College ('18), former collegiate basketball player, and enjoys playing the guitar.
Product Engineering Intern
Luke is a backend engineering intern and a rising senior at Duke University. He is an avid sports fan and has enjoyed exploring NYC this summer.
Video Editing Specialist
Maikko is a Video Editing Specialist at Next Gen HQ. She loves learning new things on her own and keeps everything minimal and simple.
JV is the Illustration Specialist at Next Gen HQ. He went to Mapua Institute of Technology and loves playing Basketball, Volleyball and Table Tennis.
Chris is the Community Associate at Next Gen HQ. He loves playing soccer and can often be found singing to himself.
Mariel is the Product Manager at Next Gen HQ. She is pursuing her Masters in Technology Management at Columbia University and is a graduate of Cornell University. Mariel loves to visit the High Line and farmers markets.
Corporate Development Consultant
Natasha is the Corporate Development Consultant at Next Gen HQ. She is a startup executive, entrepreneur, and adviser to startup founders and those starting on a career journey. She grew up in Seattle, earned an MBA from Columbia Business School, speaks fluent Russian, and enjoys travel - anywhere!
Thea is a Graphic Designer at Next Gen HQ. She’s always on the lookout for new forms of art and media while taking care of all her tiny indoor plants.
Tay is a Creative Consultant at Next Gen HQ. He's intensely curious, and usually appears in a different location on each Zoom call.
Full Stack Software Engineer
Katie is a Full Stack Software Engineer at Next Gen HQ. She's an avid foodie and animal lover; she adopted three shelter pets in three years - two cats, one dog!
Julia Harris Wexler
Business Development Director
Julia is a senior executive search and executive coaching professional, who has helped individuals and organizations to attract, retain and motivate their human capital. She’s most recently worked for a Hispanic and Minority serving college, and helped 300+ students to secure Fortune 500 positions. She is an avid runner, and has fostered 28 puppies.
Dominique is the Project Coordinator at Next Gen HQ. She loves to express herself through different creative mediums and sews some of her own garments.
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