An Unexpected Path

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Do you ever stop to calculate your odds for success? Isaiah Kacyvenski has refused to let probability define him and, in turn, has paved a path few have walked. A path from poverty to Harvard, Harvard to the NFL, the NFL to Harvard Business School, and from Harvard Business School to successful entrepreneur and investor. Isaiah graduated from Harvard University with honors in Pre-Medicine. He played eight years in the National Football League, and was captain for the Seattle Seahawks first Super Bowl team. After transitioning from the NFL by earning his MBA from Harvard Business School. Isaiah is the Global Head of Business Development at high tech company MC10 Inc. Isaiah is also an investor in, and advisor to, several companies in technology, sports, biotech, media and sports medicine.


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