Mara McCann is a creative business strategist with 10+ years experience, specializing in emerging tech, mentorship of start-ups, and partnership development. She has managed key investment partnerships for companies in big data, mobile and smart machines. She was on the business development team at one of the top innovation labs in New York, as well as the acting advisor to the founder of a Silicon Valley early stage technology investment incubator, who is now listed in the top 50 futurists worldwide.

She has coordinated and organized numerous events in the tech and film community in
New York, Los Angeles, and Miami, including Tribeca Film Fest and Sundance. This past year, Mara was chosen as one of 40 entrepreneurs for a select residency for future thinkers and social activists at Sundance.

Currently Mara is launching a girl’s super-hero product line (feature film and video game coming 2022), with proceeds going towards sustainable high-speed internet networks for children without access.