WELCOME!

The Idea Center supports entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to life through courses, special events and training programs. We serve all MDC students, alumni and the greater Miami community. Get inspired, think big, innovate and change the world.

WE’RE AWESOME

We offer a support network for all MDC students and community members to make creative, innovative and entrepreneurial ideas come true.

The Idea Center supports entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to life through courses, special events and training programs. Come to our one-of-a-kind conferences and meet people just like you who are eager to learn through experience. The Idea Center serves all students of MDC, its alumni and the greater Miami community. Get inspired, think big, innovate and change the world.

THE STUDENTS

The students are the ones who make The Idea Center what it is today, an amazing hub for innovation.

THE TEAM

BOARD OF ADVISORS

South Florida’s top entrepreneurs offer support and strategic direction for The Idea Center. We are thankful for their guidance.

Ricky Arriola CEO, Inktel Holdings
Ricky Arriola
CEO, Inktel Holdings
Jorge Benítez Former President, Accenture
Jorge Benítez

Retired CEO, Accenture North America

Jeb Bush Jr. Managing Partner, Jeb Bush & Associates
Jeb Bush Jr.

Managing Partner,  Bush Ventures

Nabyl Charania Managing Director, Rokk3r Labs
Nabyl Charania
Managing Director, Rokk3r Labs
Alberto Daire President, Liberty Power Company
Alberto Daire

President,  Liberty Power

José Estabil Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, MIT Skoltech Initiative
José Estabil

Managing Director and Advisor, inTeahouse Inc

Charles P. Garcia CEO, ALPFA

Charles Garcia

CEO, ALPFA
Manny García-Tuñón President, Lemartec Engineering & Construction Corp.
Manny García-Tuñón
President, Lemartec Engineering & Construction Corp.
Eloise González President, Commercial Interior Contractors
Eloise González

President, Commercial Interior Contractors, Corp.

José A. Hernández-Solaun President, The Easton Group

José Hernández-Solaun

President, The Easton Group
Alice Horn Executive Director, NFTE South Florida
Alice Horn
Director of New Business Development, Resort Homes of Florida
Laura Maydón Managing Director, Endeavor Miami
Laura Maydón
Managing Director, Endeavor Miami
Manny Medina Chairman & CEO, Medina Capital

Manny Medina

Chairman & CEO, Medina Capital

Bernie Navarro President, Benworth Capital Partners LLC
Bernie Navarro
President, Benworth Capital Partners LLC
Camilo Padrón Sr. Marketing Strategist for TPG Group
Camilo Padrón

Chief Experience & Digital Strategist, The TPG Group

Rudy Pittaluga Principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Rudy Pittaluga
Principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Isaias Sudit CEO, Trove
Isaias Sudit

CEO, Trove

Mike Tomás President & CEO, Bioheart Inc.
Mike Tomás

President & CEO, U.S. Stem Cell, Inc.

Rudolph Moise President of Comprehensive Medical Center
Rudolph Moise

President, Comprehensive Health Center

René Hagen
René Hagen

Interim Senior Executive, Quattuor Group

Beatriz M. Sanchez

Managing Director, Private Wealth Management Latin America, Goldman Sachs & Co.