The Next Gen HQ
Dream Team

Joseph Anane
Full Stack Software Engineer

Joseph is a Software Engineer at Next Gen HQ. He enjoys all genres of music and likes to travel.

Agel Baltazar
Media Manager

Agel is the Media Manager at Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Mapúa University ('16) and an avid cinema enthusiast.

Carlo Bergonia
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.

Jhud Ejike
Senior UX Designer

Jhud is a Senior UX Designer at Next Gen HQ. Next to singing at the top of his lungs, he enjoys moving pixels to address user issues.

Alexa Gambardella
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 Gambardella
CEO, Co-founder

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.

Rob Hartmann
Director of Growth Operations

Rob is the Director of Growth Operations at Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, received his MBA from Northwestern University, and has a decade's worth of experience leading software implementations in the healthcare and life sciences industries. Rob spends most of his waking hours enjoying one of the "4 B's" - basketball, books, business and beer.

Franziska Ibscher
Director of Product Design

Franziska is the Director of Product Design at Next Gen HQ. She is a graduate of Babson College and a true food and travel enthusiast.

Miguel Infante
Program Coordinator

Miguel is the Program Coordinator at Next Gen HQ. He enjoys backpacking, sports, and video games, and he aims to make content that can create a real impact.

Jayrinne Isip
Design Manager

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.

John Kangsumrith
Technical Lead

John is the Tech Lead at Next Gen HQ. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and taking walks with his dog

Rich Keller
Brand Advisor

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 Khan
Operations Specialist

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.

Justin Lafazan
CEO, Co-founder

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?'

Malekai Mischke
Strategic Contributor

Malekai is a Strategic Contributor at Next Gen HQ. He is a graduate of Carleton College ('18), former collegiate basketball player, and enjoys playing the guitar.

Maikko Plata
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.

Chris Rontanini
Community Associate

Chris is the Community Associate at Next Gen HQ. He loves playing soccer and can often be found singing to himself.

Pankaj Sindagi
Full-Stack Software Engineer

Pankaj is a Full-Stack Software Engineer at Next Gen HQ. He is a Bitcoin evangelist and Blockchain enthusiast. He loves to go on treks, hikes and enjoys exploring nature.

Thea Torres
Graphic Designer

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.

Ebuka Umeh
Mobile Engineer

Ebuka is one of the core engineer building the Next Gen app. He is very passionate about technology, new ideas, new ways of thinking and finding it rewarding to apply this methods to serve business all over the globe.

Tay Vaughn
Creative Consultant

Tay is a Creative Consultant at Next Gen HQ. He's intensely curious, and usually appears in a different location on each Zoom call.