Yale Entrepreneurial Society

Student Board

We’re training the next generation of Bulldog entrepreneurs.

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Co-President: Adriel SUMATHIPALA

Adriel is a senior at Yale majoring in Statistics and Data Science (B.S.). He is excited to be the Co-President of the Yale Entrepreneurial Society and has been involved since his freshman year. Adriel is passionate about the intersection of entrepreneurship, machine learning, and healthcare. He is a top 20 Google Science Fair Global Finalist, International BioGENEius Challenge Finalist, and the first inventor on an approved US Patent (#14922172). Contact him at adriel.sumathipala@yale.edu.

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Co-President: Andrew Reardon

Andrew Reardon is a junior in Pauli Murray majoring in Electrical Engineering. He is on the board of the Yale Science and Engineering Association (YSEA). Representing Yale, his team won $12,500 at the RPI: Engineering Innovation for Society competition. Last summer, Andrew was a Strategy and Development intern at Ivy Research Council, a startup in DC. He is an active member at Saint Thomas More. You can usually find him eating ice cream, reading a book about entrepreneurship, or working on a new circuit board. Contact him at andrew.reardon@yale.edu.

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Director of Conferences & Competitions: Karina MInanov

Karina Minanov is a sophomore in Pierson College from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a small suburb located right outside of Detroit. She is planning on majoring in Economics with a concentration in Biology. Karina is also a member of the Yale International Relations Association and is the Under-Secretary-General of Outreach for the Specialized & Crisis Simulation at Yale. You can usually find her studying in one of the residential college courtyards or laughing on Old Campus with friends. Contact her at karina.minanov@yale.edu.


Director of Speakers: Raphael Veron

Raphael is a senior in Berkeley College majoring in History. Interested in pursuing a career in green energy, he sees history as the connective tissue between cultures essential to understanding the key dynamics of our 21st century world. Originally from France, he has lived in Asia most of his life, and hopes to live and work there in the future. At Yale, he is also involved with No Closed Doors, is a student associate with the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, and does research. In his spare time, Raphael enjoys books, traveling, and the ocean. Contact him at raphael.veron@yale.edu.


Director of Trips: Michelle Guilbaud

Michelle is a sophomore in Morse College from the greater New York City area. Contact her at michelle.guilbaud@yale.edu.

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Director of Partnerships: Elian Haddock

Elian is a sophomore in Morse College from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is planning to major in Economics. Elian is a goalkeeper for the Yale Men’s Soccer team, and spends much of his time at Yale either in class or on the soccer field. When he isn’t in class or playing soccer, Elian enjoys improvising on the piano, listening to or producing music, watching F.C. Barcelona dominate European soccer, or spending time outdoors. He is also a William F. Buckley Jr. fellow at Yale. Contact him at elian.haddock@yale.edu.


Director of Membership: ChloÉ Fink

Chloé is a sophomore in Pierson College, planning to major in Cognitive Science. Chloé is interested in the intersection of technology and social entrepreneurship. In New Haven, she is the Chapter Manager for the Next Gen Summit and helped run their 2019 flagship event, a Kairos Executive, on the leadership of Yale LAUNCH and in the midst of launching her own start-up, Wayiin.org. Chloé is also a member of Smart Women Securities, a community health educator and participates in a variety of other campus activities. Previously, Chloé has worked at Notion VC, a leading B2B venture capital firm in London and Incentrum, a merchant bank in NYC. Contact her at chloe.fink@yale.edu.

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Director of Fundraising: Brihu Sundararaman

Brihu Sundararaman is a sophomore in Benjamin Franklin College majoring in electrical engineering and computer science. Originally from Naperville, Illinois (the place he considers home), he currently lives in Houston, Texas. Brihu rows on the lightweight crew team and is a part of NROTC at Yale. He is also involved with Yale Launch. In his free time, Brihu enjoys reading, running, and playing with the residential college dogs. Contact him at brihu.sundararaman@yale.edu.



Anna B. is a sophomore in Hopper College and is planning on majoring in Political Science and Government and Environmental Studies. She is a member of the Consumer’s Team for the Yale Student Investment Group and is also involved in Smart Woman Securities, a non-profit organization focused on educating women in financial markets and investing. Contact her at annab.albright@yale.edu.

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Treasurer: Sam Pekarek

Sam is a junior in Morse College from St. Paul, Minnesota. He is an economics major and a member of the Yale Men’s Swimming and Diving Team. He interned this past summer as a Financial Analyst at Ecolab Inc., a water, hygiene, and energy technologies company. Contact him at sam.pekarek@yale.edu.


Director of Marketing: Brandon Peterson

Brandon is a junior in Morse College from San Antonio, Texas. He is majoring in Political Science and Government and Psychology. He previously interned at the De Mott, McChesney, Curtright, & Armendáriz Law Firm in his home town. Contact him at brandon.peterson@yale.edu.