The Entrepreneur Club Leadership Team

Roi Chobadi is a second year MBA student at Stanford GSB where he is co-president of the Entrepreneur Club and the Jewish Business Student Association. Before coming to the GSB Roi have been developing technology for almost 20 years, 12 years of which professionally (Including at 8200 - Israeli NSA equivalent, Texas Instruments, Giant Steps, Freelancing, JSE and 4 startups).  Academically, Roi have completed 3 (separate) Bachelor Degrees: Electrical Engineering (B.Sc.), Physics (B.Sc.) and Law (LL.B.) 2004-2011    

To this date Roi has founded and led 4 hi-tech startups:

1. ProFind - A social search engine \ crawler for users to find independent service providers and SMBs recommended by their friends. For the professionals – we offer a new customer acquisition platform. (2011-current)

2. An indoor positioning system which allows retail stores to track & analyze the movement of customers in store. (2009-2010)

3. A QR-code based indoor navigation system for garages, malls, hospitals. (2008)

4. A Mobile Social Application which allows people to meet friends & new people in real life in same physical venue. (2007-2008)


Bastiaan Janmaat is a second year MBA candidate at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), where he is co-President of the Entrepreneur Club, and a Director at FounderSoup.  Bastiaan is originally from the Netherlands but he was born in Japan and grew up in Singapore. Bastiaan worked as an analyst for three years in Goldman Sachs’ European Special Situations Group (ESSG) in London.  In this role, Bastiaan was also a Board Director of Nordic Windpower, an early-stage ESSG portfolio company building two-bladed wind turbines. Bastiaan enjoys playing many sports, including soccer, rugby, and tennis.

Bastiaan is co-founder of LifeSwap - a marketplace for job experiences that gives passionate people an opportunity to experience interesting careers by stepping into someone else’s shoes in real life for ~2 hours. LifeSwap is a two-sided marketplace of passionate “hosts” and “guests” – fostering a community that will improve the way people explore their passions and plot their paths in life. Visit:


Katie Fifer  is a second year MBA candidate at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) where she is co-President of the Entrepreneur Club and a member of the Venture Studio advisory committee.   Katie is a co-founder of DropBy, a platform for coordinating last-minute meals with friends.  Prior to the GSB, Katie spent three years as an analyst at Audax Group Private Equity in Boston where she focused on medical technology and industrials.  Katie graduated from Harvard in 2008 with a degree in computer science, and has always been passionate about introducing others to the field, largely in her role as undergraduate teaching assistant.  Katie enjoys playing a number of sports including basketball, skiing, and swimming.  

Co-President & CFO

Alex Gelman is passionate about start-ups, venture capital, and search funds. Alex is a co-founder of Super Fantastic Foods, a start-ups focused on developing healthy snack foods. Additionally, Alex is an officer of BASES, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students.  Prior to the GSB, Alex worked at KKR Capstone, the operating arm of the private equity firm KKR. At KKR Capstone, Alex worked with portfolio companies on making operational improvements to their business. Prior to KKR Capstone, Alex worked at McKinsey & Co. in their NY and Sydney offices. Alex has sat on Young Professional's Council of the Hetrick-Martin Institute, a non-profit focused on helping LGBT youth in the New York City area.