Our Team

At the DMZ, we love what we do and who we do it with. How can we not? There’s something special about waking up every day to help entrepreneurs achieve their wildest ambitions. Each department, from Programs to Operations, Partnerships to Marketing, takes care in making sure our companies receive the tools and support needed to thrive. It’s our priority to put startups at the heart of everything we do.

Abdullah Snobar

Executive Director, DMZ & CEO, DMZ Ventures

Alyssa Torres

Events & Services Coordinator

Amanda Offor

Partnerships Ambassador

Aran Pathmanathan

Accounting Assistant


Co-Director, Happiness

Argentina Nitsopoulos

Satellite Programs Assistant


Co-Director, Happiness

Curtis Dizon

Digital Marketing Ambassador

Daniel Momot

Operations & Admin Ambassador

Emily Collins

Manager, Marketing and Communications

Emily Hall

Satellite Programs Coordinator

Emily Smiley

Head, Partnerships & Investor Relations

Freeman Chow

Senior Financial Officer

Haseeb Khawaja

Digital Marketing and Communications Lead

Janey Buzugbe

Head, Black Innovation Programs and Partnerships

Jose Bonicelli

Space and Tech Assistant

Joy Kim

Graphics Ambassador

Juliesa Adolphus

Partnerships & Investor Relations Assistant

Justin Prajza

Full-Stack Developer

Katlynn Sverko

Manager, Satellite Programs

Luvy Hardy

Public Relations Coordinator

Madavi Sooriyapperuma

Programs & Partnerships Coordinator

Maddy Dinsdale

Community Experience Specialist

Madison Henry

Sandbox Programs Assistant

Maisie Fowler

Marketing and Design Coordinator


Assistant to the Regional Manager

Natasha Campagna

Director, Marketing & Communications

Naveed Tagari

Programs & Partnerships Coordinator

Navneet Gill

Marketing & Communications Assistant

Nouhaila Chelkhaoui

Manager, Women Founders Programs

Olivia Fraxedas

Administrative Support Specialist, Office of the Executive Director

Omar El Araby

International & Recruitment Lead

Reza Jafer

Programs and Investor Relations Lead

Shane Flynn

Director, Incubator

Sherif El Tawil

Senior Director, Programs & Partnerships

Sweeny D’Souza

Partners Success Lead

Vanessa Shiu

Manager, Administration, Diversity & Inclusion

Vartika Manasvi

Program Lead, Incubator

Weronika G

Manager, Office of the Executive Director