Meet The Team

 

Robert Locascio
Founder

 

Rob (right) is the Founder & CEO of LivePerson, Inc. and the Dream Big Foundation.  Since 1997, LivePerson has been the leader in intelligent engagement solutions, allowing companies to create meaningful online connections with their customers.  Prior to LivePerson, Robert was the Founder & CEO of Sybarite Media.  He is a Founding Member of the NYC Entrepreneurs Council of the Partnership for the New York City, and a Mentor of the NYC Venture Fellows, a fellowship program designed to help the next generation of global entrepreneurs succeed in New York City.  Passionate about community and helping others, Robert founded the Dream Big Foundation and Feeding NYC, a volunteer-based organization that delivers Thanksgiving Day meals to thousands of families in need throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

 

Pernell S. Brice, III
Executive Director

 

Pernell (left) is the Executive Director for the Dream Big Foundation.  Pernell is responsible for overseeing Dream Big Foundation’s programmatic, fundraising, and volunteer goals. He is also charged with developing and overseeing our Entrepreneurial Programs and works directly with our entrepreneurs to support their growth and ensure their long-term success.  Pernell has extensive experience developing and delivering Entrepreneurial programs focusing on adult and youth entrepreneurs.  In addition, he has strong background in Community Development through his work in the federal government, non profit, and research consulting arenas.   He is a mentor with Imentor and NY Needs You and serves as a Board member of the Center for Educational Pathways and the Lenguire Institute of Fashion.