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L. Felice Gorordo

Biography: Felice Gorordo (COL ’05) is a serial entrepreneur, advisor and operator in the tech sector. After losing his mom to pancreatic cancer, Felice joined StartUp Health as Global Director and works to organize, support and invest in entrepreneurs known as “Health Transformers” committed to accomplishing 10 “Health Moonshots” — like curing cancer. In the Obama Administration, Felice served as the White House Fellow to President Obama’s Domestic Policy Advisor and worked on Latino, immigration and business engagement. Previously, he was CEO of Clearpath, Inc., (acquired by L1BRE, LLC), a venture-backed tech company focused on revolutionizing the confusing, costly and paper-based U.S. immigration filing process – just as TurboTax transformed tax filing. Following the acquisition of Clearpath, Felice was CEO of L1BRE, a tech company that aims to transform urban mobility in Latin America. Felice is a senior fellow at the Georgetown University Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation and co-founder Roots of Hope, Inc., a nonprofit focused on youth empowerment in Cuba through technology and entrepreneurship.

Education: Georgetown University (COL ‘05)

Hometown: Miami, FL

Favorite Quote: “Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation . . . It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” – Robert Kennedy

What I’m Reading Now: Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden

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Building Ethical Design Into Blockchain

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