Snider Executive Fellows

Executive Fellows are business leaders who embody the enterprising sprit of the Ed Snider Center. Through formal learning, personal resilience, and deep engagement with others they show outstanding achievements in innovation and leadership in their industry. Their efforts in business promote thriving workplaces and consensus-driven approaches to problem-solving. Executive Fellows advise the Ed Snider Center and share their expertise with staff, students and faculty. Fellows also connect the Center with organizations and other business leaders encouraging additional collaborations and partnerships.   

Jacqueline Manger

Jacqueline is an experienced, award winning business executive. She has both COO and CFO experience in the Investment Management Industry, and has been instrumental in the growing of two hedge fund firms. Currently, she’s taking her agile and collaborative leadership style to the consumer electronics and software industries as CEO of New Wallet. Jacqueline is an expert in Business Strategy, Business Development, Strategic Partner Relations, Revenue Strategy, and Legal and Compliance Oversight. Jacqueline is a Smith alumni.

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Daniella Taveau

Daniella is a visionary leader with a proven track record of success in designing and implementing global strategies. Daniella works with senior level political officials on complex regulatory, management and policy problems. Daniella is a highly skilled lobbyist, communicator, speaker and presenter who is able to effectively persuade a wide range of international and expert audiences. She has worked with the FDA, EPA and King & Spaulding and is the Founder and President of Bold Text Strategies. Daniella is a Smith alumni.

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David Yang

David has more than 25 years of experience in the technology sector holding various executive positions responsible for driving the growth and adoption of leading-edge technologies. He is currently a Senior Vice President at ITG where he works alongside clients in the public and private sector to create and deliver digital transformation initiatives. He is responsible for driving adoption of emerging technologies enabling digital transformation in the public and private sectors to include Appian, ServiceNow, Salesforce and Amazon Web Services. David is a UMD alumni.

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Oscar Santana Zeballos

Oscar Santana Zeballos has an extensive background as a broadcast host and producer. He is well-known for his work on the nationally syndicated podcast, The Mike O’Meara Show, and also for the Big O, Dukes, and Tech 411 podcasts. In January 2018, Oscar co-founded Podcast Village Studios, a company which regularly produces programming for a variety of clients including ESPN, The Daily Beast, and the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Oscar is a Smith alumni and was recently named the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship.

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