Mature, experienced professionals


Our management team is committed to the mission, vision and values of the ANAGO Accelerator.


Ian Howes

Ian brings to the team 25 years of CFO experience in developing early-stage, life sciences companies. He began his career with PwC UK, London, and has completed numerous financing transactions, including two initial public offerings. A chartered accountant, Ian holds an M.B.A. from Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Ed Spence

Ed has launched numerous technology products for international markets and has 25 years of product management and strategic marketing experience. He has Executive Education in Market Strategy and Innovation, MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

Ryan Vet

Ryan is the founder of an international marketing agency and two software startups. He brings business, marketing and social media expertise to the team and holds a B.S./B.A. in Business Marketing and Professional Selling from Elon University.



David Abramson

David managed nonprofit organizations for 25 years and brings retail operations and process improvement experience to the team. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics from Graceland University in Iowa.

Nathan Zimmerman

Nathan is the lead accountant and founder of The Hewn Group, an accounting and financial services company. Nathan specializes in investment banking operations and is an IRS enrolled agent. He holds a B.S. in Business Management from N.C. State University.