Mayra Ceja ’03
- President, Princeton Entrepreneurs Network (PEN)
- Entrepreneurial Manager, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC)
- Entrepreneurial Manager, Alumni Entrepreneurship Fund (AEF)
Prior, Mayra was the Founder/CEO of Tiger Cub Advisors, a consulting firm with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. In 2013, Mayra Ceja was elected President of PrincetonEN and led the 2014 PrincetonEN Conference and the 2015 PrincetonEn Conference. In addition to our national annual events, she has helped built local chapters such as PrincetonEN-NYC, Silicon Valley and more coming soon.
Mayra received her M.B.A. from The Wharton School of Pennsylvania University and her A.B. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University.
Languages: Fluent in Latin, French, Spanish, “student”, “alumni”, beginners “Nassau”. Awards: Perfect Princeton Reunion Attendance.Publications: “Cooking-Up A Business” (amazon best seller); expert blogger for Bplans.com (1.8 million unique viewers)
Eric is an owner of TELEGRID, a manufacturer of communications and networking equipment for the US military. At TELEGRID Eric’s roles include business development, sales, and marketing. Prior to joining TELEGRID Eric was a bond and credit default swap trader for Lehman Brothers and Barclays. Eric left banking to get back to his engineering roots and pursue his dream of running a small business.
Eric is active in the New York and New Jersey technology community. In addition to the Princeton Business Plan Competition Eric co-founded the PEN NYC chapter and regularly holds events for NYC alumni.
Eric graduated from Princeton in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science Engineering.
Sabrina Parsons ’96 – Chair and PEN President ’96-’11
Sabrina has served as CEO of Palo Alto Software since 2007. She and her husband, Noah, founded a UK software distribution company in 2001 that was acquired by Palo Alto Software in 2002.
She is a staunch supporter of entrepreneurs, and supports entrepreneurial organizations. Sabrina has also chaired and sponsored both the Princeton Business Plan Competition and the Willamette Angel Conference in Eugene, Oregon for several years. She additionally gets invited regularly to participate as a judge for other business plan competitions across the U.S., as well as to speak on business planning, leadership, and women in technology.
She is a graduate of Princeton University, class of 1996.