SV Academy

We prepare tomorrow's tech leaders for today's jobs. SV Academy’s mission is to democratize access to the tech industry for job-seekers from diverse backgrounds—60% of our learners are women, 42% are African American/Latinx, and 70% are first-generation college graduates. Since 2017, SV Academy has helped produce nearly $100M in job offers for its community. The SV Academy Tech Sales Fellowship helps job-seekers launch careers in tech without worrying about financial limitations. The program balances instructor-led live online classes and industry mentorship with an intensive experiential project at a fast-growing company. Upon completion, graduates are connected with pre-screened employers to fast-track the hiring process to begin a new, more exciting career in the tech industry.



Akhil Cherukupally

Akhil Cherukupally

Corporate Account Executive, Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Alicia Mitchell

Alicia Mitchell

Business Solutions Consultant, InsideView
InsideView
Allie Kaiser

Allie Kaiser

Head of Sales Development, Gainsight
Gainsight
Andrae Washington

Andrae Washington

Sales Enablement Lead, Onna
Onna
Eric Bryan

Eric Bryan

Director of Industry Partnerships, SV Academy
SV Academy
Ernest Owusu

Ernest Owusu

Sr. Director, Sales Development, 6sense, Former NFL Athlete, Minnesota Vikings
6sense
Jarek Coles

Jarek Coles

Product Development Manager, SV Academy
SV Academy
Jolyn Cafferata

Jolyn Cafferata

Sr. Manager, Sales Development, Numerify
Numerify
Lara Arabi

Lara Arabi

Customer Engagement Specialist, Google
Google
Loren Crundwell

Loren Crundwell

Manager, Sales Development & Secretary of Women@Sprout, Sprout Social
Sprout Social
Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin

Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategist, Mandy Bynum Consulting, Inc., and Former Head of Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, New Relic, Inc.
Mandy Bynum Consulting, Inc.
Marcos Serna

Marcos Serna

Account Executive, Okta
Okta
Moise Moodie

Moise Moodie

Former Partnership Development, Jetty
Jetty
NaOmi Furukawa

NaOmi Furukawa

Program Manager, Fellow Success, SV Academy
SV Academy
Paige Caldwell

Paige Caldwell

Strategic Account Development, Alation
Alation
Rachel Gasparini

Rachel Gasparini

Mid-Market Account Executive, Optimizely
Optimizely
Rubab Rizvi

Rubab Rizvi

Operations & People, Fleetsmith (acquired by Apple)
Fleetsmith
Tori Torres

Tori Torres

Inside Sales Representative, Shippo, and Founder & CEO, ThePoshGirlsClub
Shippo; ThePoshGirlsClub