Dario Vasquez currently serves as the Partnerships Program Manager for the Innovation Space and supports relationships with universities and students. Dario has experience managing entrepreneurship programs at Columbia University including the NSF I-Corps program, startup bootcamps, and pitch competitions. He has a continued proven track record of managing programs for entrepreneurs to scale their startups across several sectors including technology, health, and engineering. Dario is an avid supporter of the Open Startup organization based in Tunisia that provides young entrepreneurs with resources from US universities and international partners to scale their startups. Prior to Columbia, Dario managed grants for the Rockefeller Foundation and other private foundations. He studied Environmental Studies at Dickinson College, PA and interned for a Brooklyn, NY based startup to support business development operations for a producer of eco-friendly cleaning products. Dario will graduate in May 2023 from Columbia University’s SIPA program with an EMPA degree, concentration in Innovation & Management.