Startup Monterey Bay supports entrepreneurs, innovators and the startup community in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties by providing information about local resources, trainings, workshops, events, competitions and opportunities to connect and network. This is a great region to live and work and we want to enable local entrepreneurs, innovators and startups to be able to succeed in this region.
Startup Monterey Bay is a project of CSU Monterey Bay’s Institute for Innovation and Economic Development.
Brad Barbeau, PhD, Executive Director
Eric Tao, PhD, Director
Mary Jo Zenk, MBA, Program Manager
Associated Professors and Researchers
Miguel Lara, PhD, School of Computing and Design
Krzysztof Pietroszek, PhD, School of Computing and Design
Heiko Wieland, PhD, College of Business
Jarrett Bachman, College of Business
Rachel Kostrzewa, Web Design
Neil Vidal, Marketing
Chris Pon, Event Management
Cassandra Humphrey, Graphic Design
Special thanks to Cassandra Humphrey for designing Startup Monterey Bay’s logo and Rachel Kostrzewa for designing and developing the website.