Resident Experts

ERA’s Resident Experts are highly experienced engineers, designers and operations experts who are available to our startups.

Resident Technologists

Matt Pestritto Startup CTO
Elie Toubiana CTO, CardFlight
Andrei Rebrov CTO, Scentbird
Dan Goldin Director of Engineering, TripleLift
Vinay Pai CTO, Monaeo
Michael Grassotti CTO, LiftForward
Cagatay Ozgur Technologist, Expert Software Developer
Baris Ergin Technologist, Expert Software Developer
Karl Baum CTO, View The Space
Can Ozturk Technologist

Resident Product Experts

Pierre Wooldridge Mobile UX Expert
Liis Peetermann User Experience Expert
Gokce Gizer Design, Marketing and Branding Expert

Resident Growth Hacker

Cassie Lancellotti-Young Analytics and Growth expert

Resident Graphic Design Expert

Sevcan Caliskan Graphic Designer

Resident Accent and Communications Coach

 Lisa Marie Patti, M.S. CCC-SLP Accent and Communications Coach


If you’re interested in becoming an intern at ERA or for our companies, we want to hear from you! We run programs for college and grad students looking to get involved in startups and work in an entrepreneurial environment. Our founders look for interns across many functional areas from engineering to market research and UI/UX to business plans.

Please email us to learn more about being an intern at ERA.