Vincent Arena




Vincent Arena is a designer, innovator, and social entrepreneur with a passion for sustainable problem solving. Vincent has a dual degree in Mechanical Engineering and Design, Innovation, and Society from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). For the last two years, he has been working with family in Italy to build an authentic Italian coffee and food brand, distribution company, and cafe franchise called Tazzetto. With a focus on sustainability and innovation, Tazzetto has built two operational café locations in Long Island and had products such as it’s “edible biscotti cup” in over 300 stores in the US. Vincent is also the founder of Catalist, a digital social network and search engine aimed to connect people to unlock value and catalyze positive impact.