Veronica Severini

VERONICA SEVERINI
CONTENT CREATION & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Veronica received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Art History with a minor in Italian Language from the University of Illinois in 2018. She has over three years of experience in content writing and editing. Veronica enjoys social media management and analyzing the various ways that widespread consumption of digital media influences the modern human experience.

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XINYU HE

XINYU HE
PRODUCT MANAGER

Xinyu received his B.S. in chemical engineering with a minor in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Xinyu has an entrepreneurial mindset focusing on the promotion of health and well-being in medical, biomedical, and general consumer and subsistence markets. Xinyu has worked on multiple start-up, R&D, and engineering projects in collaboration with professors, UIUC students, and the Thiel Fellowship community.

TIM HOERR

TIM HOERR
DIRECTOR | PRINCIPAL OF SERRA VENTURES

Tim Hoerr, CEO of Serra Ventures, is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years of experience spanning a variety of industries. He has worked with numerous high technology start-ups including those in the life sciences, bio-tech and material sciences sectors. Tim serves the University of Illinois technology community in the role of Entrepreneur-in-Residence at EnterpriseWorks business incubator in the Research Park.

BITA VAEZIAN

BITA VAEZIAN
TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

Bita received her M.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010. She has 5+ years of work experience on production management and quality control. Prior to joining Serionix, she worked at ATSP Innovations and Micron Technology. She has also led NSF and NASA SBIR projects as a principal investigator.

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