Internet Pioneer and MIT Media Lab alumna, Cristina Dolan, co-founded OneMain, which grew to be the 10 largest Internet Service Provider. The company was later acquired by Earthlink after a highly successful public offering. Cristina is currently Head of Marketing and Head of Content and Communications Products at TradingScreen, where she also leads initiatives in BlockChain. At Hearst and Disney she headed up technology and built the first Consumer Internet Websites. In addition to executive roles at IBM and Oracle, Cristina was CEO of Wordstream.
An engineer and self-described “solutionist”, Cristina appreciates the value of applying engineering skills to problem solving, which was the topic of her TEDx talk “Just Solve It”. In 2013 she launched the global student competition “Dream it. Code it. Win it.” which has been honored with a Trader Magazine Charitable Contribution Award, and four Stevie Awards for Best Organization, Best Female Innovator and Best Executive of the Year. Currently, Cristina serves as the MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC Chair.