Ms. Moran is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of business experience, and has hands-on expertise in all aspects of starting and running a business. She is the founder and president of a New Media Entertainment company in New York City, ology.com, where she was responsible for day-to-day operations for the company, as well as product direction for all Ology properties. Prior to Ology, she was Senior Director, Product & Partner Management at Yahoo Corp., responsible for developing, launching and integrating communications products across the Yahoo Network. Before Yahoo, Vivian founded and operated a consulting firm, Moran Corp., providing product development, marketing, strategic planning, and business development services for start-ups and large companies that were moving their operations online. Vivian also served as a Vice President of Business Development and Director of Product Management for InfoSeek Corporation and The Walt Disney Company. Before moving to the Internet industry, Vivian was a senior principal with Arthur Andersen & Company’s operational consulting practice. Vivian has her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Claudia Rogoff is an experienced small businesswoman and committed to the education of her two young children. Ms. Rogoff began her career as a stylist working at the center of the NYC fashion industry and has worked with some of the top world-renowned stylists and fashion insiders. Her clientele has ranged from household celebrities to models at fashions shows all over the world including London, Milan, Paris and here in New York City.
Currently, Ms. Rogoff’s passion has turned to her children’s education and thus she has become actively involved in the academic and neighborhood community. Ms. Rogoff served as PTA co-president 2012-2013 at Amistad. During her tenure, Ms. Rogoff was instrumental in bringing programs to the school such as Chess, and Yoga, and continues to pursue programs to bring to the community. Ms. Rogoff co-led this year’s fund-raising and auction for Amistad helping bring in a record fundraising year, with a growth of over 200% from the previous year.
Ms. Rogoff also contributes her time to fundraising for charities including AIDS research and outreach programs for the elderly and the disabled. Look for her yoga donation class coming soon at Mind Body and Soul in Washington Heights! She is also pursuing a Vinyasa yoga instructor certification at “Mind Body and Soul” in Washington Heights .