Cecilia Wessinger - Inventures 2023

Cecilia Wessinger

Director for Global Community

, Global Entrepreneurship Network

Cecilia Wessinger is an entrepreneurial ecosystem builder and founder of Mass Collaboration. She is also the Director for Global Community with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN). Prior to joining GEN, Cecilia was a consultant with the Kauffman Foundation, Future Agro Challenge and has led small group mastermind workshops and cohorts around the world. She has extensive experience mentoring and advising startup founders, ecosystem builders and organizations. Cecilia has served as a speaker, facilitator and panelist at innovation and entrepreneurship focused events such as Shift, Tom-Tom Festival and ESHIP Summit, and is a member of the US State Department’s Speaker Bureau. She has judged and supported pitch competitions for SXSW, U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology program. She currently serves on the executive board of the Institute for Work and the Economy and Startup Champions Network.


  • What the Heck is Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building and How Do You Do It? – May 31, 2pm