Our Team

ELIZABETH BRAMSON-BOUDREAU | President 

 Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau is the CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's media company. MIT Technology Review's analysis, features, interviews, and events explain the impact of new technologies on business and society. 

Elizabeth is leading the growth, expansion, and modernization of MIT Technology Review's media platforms and products, including U.S. and international websites, newsletters, events, and an award-winning print magazine. Elizabeth also serves as chair of the global entrepreneurial network MIT Enterprise Forum.  
 
Elizabeth has a 20-year background in building and running teams at world-leading media companies. She maintains a keen focus on new ways to commercialize media content to appeal to discerning, demanding consumers as well as B2B audiences.
 
Prior to joining MIT Technology Review, Elizabeth was the global managing director of the Economist Corporate Network (whose parent company publishes The Economist magazine), where she led editorial content creation, sales, marketing, and event operations. She also spent a decade working as a consultant.
 
Elizabeth holds an executive MBA from the London Business School, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College.

ANTOINETTE MATTHEWS | Executive Director and Legal Clerk

Antoinette Matthews is the VP of Licensing & Communities at MIT Technology Review and Executive Director and Legal Clerk of MIT Enterprise Forum Global. 


Ms. Matthews is responsible for building out the international licensing and community business for MIT Technology Review. Her responsibilities include evaluating existing licensing contracts to increase profitability and quality, expanding MIT Technology Review’s licenses internationally, and ensuring that contractual obligations are met and that quality controls are measured and adhered to. She provides support services to licensees across all MIT Technology Review product lines, including the MIT Enterprise Forum and Innovators Under 35 communities. As Executive Director of MIT Enterprise Forum, she is tasked with not only aligning MITEF more closely with the MIT Technology Review, but also with determining a new path forward for the organization, developing a sustainable business model and further expanding the global reach and impact of the MIT Enterprise Forum. 


Additional entrepreneurial professional activities outside of MITEF involve supporting multiple startup and accelerator initiatives, such as the student-led MIT Global Start-up Workshop (2007 –2009). She also supported content production and syndication and raised visibility for the MIT Student Clean Energy Prize Competition in collaboration with the MIT Enterprise Forum (2008 - 2012). Ms. Matthews also served as a mentor for the MIT $100K Business Plan Competition (2013) and judge for competitions including Pipeline Entrepreneurs in the Midwest.

Prior to coming to the U.S.A. in 2001, Ms. Matthews was the Relationship Marketing Manager for JD Group Pty Ltd in South Africa, at that time the largest group of national retail chains in the Southern hemisphere, and the Marketing Manager for the first IT chain South Africa.


Ms. Matthews has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Financial Management from the University of Pretoria. 

 

 

 

ENEJDA XHEBLATI | Treasurer

 

Enejda Xheblati is treasurer of the MIT Enterprise Forum and the Finance and Accounting Manager at MIT Technology Review.

Ms. Xheblati is responsible for managing all accounting and financial matters for both MIT Enterprise Forum and MIT Technology Review, including budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, reporting and preparation of financial statements. She also oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash management. 

Before joining MIT Technology Review, she was a financial analyst at State Street Global Advisors, where she worked closely with senior executives to provide strategic decision-making analysis and reporting. She also worked for State Street Corporation as a mutual fund performance analyst and fund administration manager.  

Ms. Xheblati holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Management and Accounting, with a minor in Economics, from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is currently pursuing her CPA certification. She is fluent in Albanian, Spanish, and a beginner in Italian and German. 



JOYCE CHEN | Director of Communications


Joyce Chen is part of the MIT Enterprise Forum Global team as the Director of Communications.

Ms. Chen comes to MITEF with extensive experience working with globally-focused organizations, including Sister Cities International, Wokai--a microfinance organization based in China, and the U.S. government. She has worked in event planning and management, and has helped plan the transportation logistics for U.S. President Obama’s Inauguration in 2009. Before joining the MIT Enterprise Forum, Joyce was at the Volpe Center, a systems research center within the U.S. Department of Transportation, where she helped build their communications function from the ground-up, launching a revamp of their intranet and external websites, as well as leading their rebranding efforts. 

Ms. Chen graduated Wellesley College with a degree in Psychology and Economics. She speaks fluent Cantonese Chinese and is working on improving her Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. 


 

GAYLEE DUNCAN | Director of Chapter Leadership and Process


Gaylee Duncan is Director of Chapter Leadership and Process for the MIT Enterprise Forum.

Ms. Duncan’s focus with MIT Enterprise Forum is to develop training curricula and best practices to help recruit and nurture chapter leaders. 

Her areas of expertise include leadership development, strategic market planning, communications and public affairs in the high tech, consumer and entrepreneurial/start-up sectors. 

She has served on the Global Advisory Board of Directors and chaired the Leadership, Process and Development Working Group. She is a former chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest chapter and has been engaged with the organization for more than 15 years. 



STEPHANIE ENG | Marketing & Events Coordinator

 

Stephanie Eng is the Events & Marketing Coordinator for MIT Enterprise Forum Global team. 

Stephanie is responsible for MIT Enterprise Forum’s digital media presence, brand identity, and global marketing/communications strategy. She will also execute events in tandem with and cultivate relationships with our international clients and partners.  

Stephanie's background includes international event planning and digital marketing. She managed clients and logistics for luxury events at Freespin, a Chinese consulting firm, and worked on advertising campaigns for clients like Ermenegildo Zegna, Estee Lauder, and Huawei at Wunderman Shanghai. She has also spearheaded numerous digital marketing and branding campaigns for EF Educational Tours and The Port Authority of NY & NJ. 

Stephanie has a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and Marketing from Northeastern University, with minors in Chinese and International Affairs. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.



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