Meet the mentors

Accelab mentors are some of the best in the world at what they do. Whether it's innovation, strategy, design, or marketing, our mentors have decades of experience, and in many cases, wrote the book on their subject.


Justin Lokitz

Innovation Mentor

& Co-founder

Justin is a bestselling author, a professor, a startup advisor,  and an experienced strategy designer and managing director of  (BMI•US).  He co-founded Accelab to help students and businesses accelerate change.


Maarten van Lieshout

Design Mentor

& Co-founder

Maarten is a strategic storyteller and a prolific prototype. He is the Creative Director of Business Models Inc and has been working with students, startups, and corporates for decades. Maarten is co-author/designer of Design a Better Business (2016) and Business Models Shifts (2020). 

Meg Luce

Mentor & Co-founder

Meg is a strategy designer and innovator. Based in NYC, Meg works with both large corporations and startups to design and model their futures. She has an MBA in Design Strategy from California College of the Arts where she mastered the ability to combine both design and business practices for innovation.

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Roberto Gutierrez 

Marketing Mentor

Roberto is a well-known marketing leader who has launched multiple new-to-the-world products, shaped go-to-market strategy, built long-term partner relationships, and multinational sales pipelines. 


Interested in being a mentor?

We're always looking for mentors who want to help both students and businesses. If you're a master in your field of business and want to connect, please reach out to us!


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