Bruce Bachenheimer is a Clinical Professor of Management, the Director of the Entrepreneurship Lab at Pace University and a Faculty Fellow of the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Pace University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, primarily in the areas of entrepreneurship, management, and strategy. Mr. Bachenheimer is a member of the Board and past Chair of the New York City Chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum. He serves on the Board of Directors & Advisors of LeadAmerica and has served as a consultant to the New York City Department of Small Business Services and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He is also the organizer of the Pace Business Plan Competition and the Pace Pitch Contest.
Nikhil Kalyankar is the Associate Director of the Entrepreneurship Lab (eLab). Nikhil plays the role of a mentor and a guide to students interested in entrepreneurship. He helps students fashion their business strategy and implement technology. He leads a team of student assistants to create and organize events including Annual Pace Pitch Contest, Speaker Series and Workshops.Nikhil has worked as a Graduate Assistant for the Management Department. He played a key role in organizing the Seventh Annual Pace Pitch Contest. Nikhil is tech savvy and started programming at a very young age. He has worked for Capgemini India as an Associate Consultant which involved developing an Enterprise Application Software. Nikhil holds an MBA degree in Entrepreneurial Studies from Lubin School of Business, Pace University and Bachelors in Engineering from Osmania University, India.
William is an MBA student in the Lubin School of Business majoring in Financial Management. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication and a Master degree in Telecommunication and Information System. He taught Calculus and Signal System classes in two colleges in 2011. In addition, he has experience in diverse domains such as website designing, fund placement and wealth management. William has an academic background in both finance and computer science and is committed to helping startup businesses with the business plan and increase synergy where technology intersects with business operations.
Yash is an MS student in the Lubin School of Business majoring in Accounting. Originally from Naperville, Illinois, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Yash has experience in the corporate finance sectors at GE Capital and IBM, with a focus on financial planning & analysis and forecasting. His primary duties at the entrepreneurship lab at Pace University are to promote various e-lab events and assist budding entrepreneurs with their business plans and financial statements. Yash is an avid sports fan and enjoys exploring New York City and traveling.
Jia Kang is a graduate student at Lubin School of Business, majoring in Investment Management. He used to work at private banking division of China Construction Bank as a Lobby Leader. In addition, he has technical skills in multimedia software, such Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects. At eLab, his work covers photography, video editing and graphic design. Also, he has a Bachelor's Degree in English with a concentration in interpreting.