SACRAMENTO, CA

Current Organizers

Jeff Bennett

Cofounder, President, Executive Director of StartupSac.

Dan Casas-Murray

Dan is the founder at The Lean Innovator, an organization that helps entrepreneurs locate and engage with their target markets, enabling them to build a customer base before launching a startup.

Josh Miller

serial entrepreneur; ceo of mindbox studios; speaker; facilitator; startup community organizer.

Cameron Law

Cameron Law is a Sacramento native who brings his passion for Sacramento as well as his experience in social ventures, venture capital, and management consulting to the Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as the Executive Director. His vision for the Carlsen Center is to serve as the central node of entrepreneurship in the ecosystem by building the entrepreneurial capacity of the region. Prior to starting at the Carlsen Center he served as the Executive Director of Social Venture Partners of Sacramento where he leveraged leaders in business, education, and the arts to create sustainable and scalable impact by reinventing philanthropy. He was responsible for strategic planning, fundraising, building collaborative efforts, and innovating the nonprofit sector. In addition to his work at the University, Cameron is highly active in the innovation ecosystem where he is a member of the iHub network and is an organizer for a community economic development program, 1 Million Cups, where he works to empower and elevate Sacramento entrepreneurs growing a supportive ecosystem for innovation. Cameron also is civically engaged as he serves on the City of Sacramento’s Inclusive Economic and Community Development Investment Committee as well as the nonprofit boards of Square Root Academy, Neighborhood Wellness Foundation, and Culture LabX. Cameron has a Master of Business in both Social Impact & Sustainability and International Business from The University of Queensland, Australia as well as a Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics from UC Davis. He seeks to use his global perspective and passion for supporting entrepreneurs to build a thriving community and create a lasting change on the Sacramento landscape.