JHTV Mentors-In-Residence (MIRs) operate under nondisclosure agreements and share their business and technical expertise with FastForward startups.

NEW! Starting Oct. 1, we are offering John Hopkins faculty and JHTV startups monthly Office Hours with several of our mentors. Click here for more information and to schedule your session.

Current Mentors-in-Residence

Arthur (Skip) Colvin

Arthur (Skip) Colvin is a senior technical executive and serial entrepreneur with a consistent 35+ year record of technical innovation and successful leadership of entrepreneurial product creation and development programs.

M. Christina De Mur

Christina is a global business/technology leader, who is passionate about innovation and solving global challenges in healthcare.

Graham Dodge

Graham Dodge is the founding CEO of Sickweather, a disease prediction company that reaches an audience of over 10 million daily active users and powers an estimated $320 million in digital health care advertising.

AJ Donelson

AJ Donelson is a Johns Hopkins alumnus who has been mentoring JHU start-ups and researchers since 2015. Donelson also serves on the review committee for the Cohen Translational Engineering Fund.

Richard (Ric) Hughen

Richard (Ric) Hughen’s 30 years of professional experience in the life science industry span three startups, a mid-cap and three Fortune 500 companies. He is currently CEO of Cellth Systems, a startup based upon proprietary Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) analysis technology.

Bill McNamara

Bill McNamara is President of EcoEnergy LLC, a renewable energy consulting and project development company in Old Lyme, Ct. EcoEnergy serves utility and commercial clients, and develops privately financed solar and energy storage projects in the North East US.

Joseph M. Migliara

Joseph M. Migliara is a senior level biomedical executive and proven builder of successful fast-growth businesses. He is an experienced CEO and group president of a multinational operating division.

Daniel J. Roche

For more than 25 years, Daniel J. Roche as advised business and government on the strategic use of technology to improve the value and service of their organizations.

Sean R. Tunis

Sean Tunis, MD, MSc. is the founder and senior strategic advisor with the Center for Medical Technology Policy in Baltimore.