Colorwave was founded by a collection of founders, venture capitalists, senior tech execs, and non-profit leaders committed to equity and inclusion in the innovation economy.


These leaders have come together through Stiles Hall, a 135 year-old non-profit pipeline to equity that helps 200+ Black, Latinx, and Native high school and community college students gain admission to top universities annually. Through their collective experience, they’ve realized the critical role that economic freedom plays in achieving lasting change.

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John Roussel
Executive Director

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Touré Owen

Director of Partnerships & Development

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Joey Zwillinger

Co-founder & CEO, Allbirds

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Leandrew Robinson

General Manager, Mesh Logistics
Co-founder, Hingeto Co.

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Sherice Torres

VP Marketing, Facebook

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Josh Fisher

Healthcare & Technology Investor, Stiles Hall Board Member

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David Stark

Executive Director, Stiles Hall

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Sydney Thomas

Principal, Precursor Ventures

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Jose Lopez

Senior Director, Legal, SamsungNEXT