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Professor Michael J. Caslin, III- GCSEN Foundation Board Chair, President & CEO.

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Anthony M. DiMarco, GCSEN Managing Director, Global Platforms

Tony DiMarco has 35 years of experience in new product development, business development, and entrepreneurship. His experiences are diverse and include 20 years with IBM, 6 years with Marist College, and 9 years as an entrepreneur. Tony is a consummate innovator with a passion for doing things that have never been done before, and for doing things in new ways, with a track record of creating breakthrough business results. Tony has been leading an initiative over the past 5 years to develop a startup ecosystem across the Hudson Valley. His efforts have led to the formation of the Hudson Valley Startup Fund, and a sizeable network of entrepreneurs and the resources that support them. He is an expert in entrepreneurship, startup incubation, business coaching, business strategy, business plans, funding, new product development, brand management, marketing communications, consultative/solution sales, collaboration and team building, business operations, financial management, knowledge management, talent management, and career management. His degrees include a B.S. Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and MBA with a Marketing emphasis, from Union College.



Ronald Zorrilla, GCSEN Director of Operations and Special Projects

Ronald is founder and CEO of Outdoor Promise, a nonprofit that uses the outdoors as a classroom to expose urban youth to nature as well as spark interest in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.). His background is in finance and he holds a bachelors degree in Finance and Investments from Baruch College Zicklin School of Business.

Consultants and Staff

Kris Van Nest, GCSEN Videographer, Photographer

  • Host / Founder / Executive Producer, THISLEARNING®
  • TVHost / Creator / Executive Producer, TREKKEN TV
  • Host / Creator / Executive Producer, FREESPORT TV
  • Director/Lead Multimedia Developer, Intelligent Applications Development
  • MS Educational Technology & BA Cognitive Science, Lehigh University