BerkleeICE Brown Leadership Institute Program

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James Maloney, M.S.

James coordinates the Caltech Classroom Connection (CCC), a program which pairs Caltech volunteers with local K-12 classrooms to increase precollege student understanding, appreciation, and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), while also providing the Caltech community with valuable classroom-based teaching experiences. He co-founded the Summer Research Connection (SRC), which utilizes hands-on and project-based learning methods to give students and teachers a deeper understanding of the nature of science and the scientific process through participation in authentic research experiences. He has always been passionate about teaching and sharing his love for math and science. In his free time, he likes to compost, cook, and play guitar with his son.

He holds a B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Florida, and a M.S. in Physics from Caltech.

Daniel McQuade

Instructor and Advisor
Lecturer in the Discipline of Digital Marketing
Columbia Business School

Due to his strength in marketing and business development, Daniel has founded companies that have been thought leaders and pioneers in developing change in old industries such as the first to market a nationally branded and certified Natural Light Beef Company, founded a for-profit supermarket cooperative company, and led a seafood start-up to become the largest processor of its type in the US in seven years.

Throughout the course of his career, Daniel has worked with and volunteered at many non-profit organizations in capacities ranging from being a founder, president, executive board member and trustee along with providing over $5M in grants to a wide range of non-profits institutions focusing on education, and health and wellness programs.

Daniel has been a noted speaker and marketing counselor for the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center and continues to present workshops on marketing and branding to new business entrepreneurs and expanding small business ventures at Columbia Business School.


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