Technology Advisory Board
The technology advisory board is composed of experts in Design + UX, Data Science, Growth Marketing, SaaS, and Philanthropic Tech. As the needs of our users evolve, we seek strategic guidance from experts in the field to ensure that we provide technology that our users value.
STEVEN BOAL is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Matia Mobility, a manufacturer of robotic standing wheelchairs. Prior to Matia Mobility, Steven founded Quotient (NYSE:QUOT) in 1998 and served as its CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to founding Quotient, Steven served as VP of business development for Integral Development Corporation. Steven also previously was VP and head of global emerging markets derivative technology at J.P. Morgan. He is also the Founder and Chairman of electronic gift card company Cashstar (sold to Blackhawk). He has held board positions on the Oshman Family JCC, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School, and Kehillah Jewish High School. Steven holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.
CAMERON CEGALA is a Co-Founder at General Mills, building and scaling a new company to create transformative growth. She began her career at P&G and more recently was co-founder & President of consumer tech startup, AdKaddy.
LAUREN CHEW is the Founder of Love + Chew Brands, a plant-based snack company based out of San Francisco. Before starting Love + Chew Brands, Lauren worked in renewable energy for companies such as Tesla and Stem for 6 years. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego. She currently sits on the Women’s Philanthropy Council for Jewish Nevada and completed her Jewish conversion in 2018. She splits her time between Las Vegas and San Francisco with her husband and new baby.
ANDREW KEENE grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and now lives in Washington, DC. Andrew is very active in the Reform Movement and serves as a board member for several organizations within the movement. Andrew is a Senior Program Manager at BlueLabs, leading a team of data scientists who support Healthcare.Gov public outreach.
MEREDITH LEWIS previously served as the Director of Content, Education, and Family Experience for PJ Library in North America. In that role, she managed the creation of books and other new content, oversaw PJ Library’s role in the field of Jewish education, and served as the chief “knower” of families for the PJ Library enterprise. She also worked at 70 Faces Media (MyJewishLearning.com and Kveller.com) in a variety of roles including managing editor, interim executive director, and chief operating officer, and helped lead My Jewish Learning into a merger with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. She holds an MPA and an MA in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University and a BS in Journalism from Northwestern University. She completed a graduate certificate in Early Childhood Technology from Tufts University. Meredith and her husband Ben live in Northampton, MA with their two children, Ari and Micah.
SEAN LYNCH is a product strategist with an aptitude for transforming large “unsolvable” problems into realizable solutions and opportunities. He is laser-focused on ensuring teams solve the right problems for the right users, with the least amount of risk. During his tenure at Huge, he led transformative engagements for clients such as Canada Goose, Carhartt, Gartner, MongoDB, Northern Trust, United Airlines, National Geographic, Merck KGaA, and Verizon.
BEN WEINBERG is a systems thinker and product leader. He’s currently the Director of Product at Everly, a legacy preservation and grief support startup. Previously, Ben was the Founder and CEO of Encircle and a product manager at a scaling B2B SaaS company. He’s drawn to unifying human experiences, whether it’s exploring mortality or how food gets to our plates. When Ben isn’t building products, you can find him surfing, playing guitar, or working in his garden.
SIMON WENET has been living between Los Angeles and Sun Valley, Idaho for the last year and works as the Director of Product Management at Nightfall.ai, a data privacy and security company. He graduated from the University of Michigan before moving to Tel Aviv to raise capital for early-stage Israeli startups, where he first became exposed to the world of technology. Over the past 5 years, Simon has spent time in leadership roles with local and global foundations including Brothers for Life – a support organization for wounded Israeli combat soldiers – and BikeMS – a fundraising effort in the fight for a cure to Multiple Sclerosis.