Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Advanced Materials Characterization Corrosion Engineering Lightweight Alloys Plasma Physics Thin film deposition and characterization

Rick Rasmussen

Managing Director · Concordia Ventures

Silicon Valley industry Expert. International Business Development, Venture Capital and Angel Investing, Incubators and Accelerators

Venture Capital & Private Equity International Business Development Incubators and Accelerators Corporate & Business Strategy

Emily Jarvis

Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physical Chemistry Chemistry Modern Quantum Chemistry Chemistry of Wine Characterization of Inorganic Molecules

David Perry

Board Member Chief Talent Officer, CATAAlliance // Managing Partner · Perry-Martel International Inc.

Rogue Recruiter or Personnel Hit Man

Leadership Job Search Retention Employee Engagement Talent Acquisition

Trion Technology

Owner · Trion Technology

Owner at Trion Technology

Plasma Rie Reactive Ion Etch Plasma Deposition Pecvd Photoresist Strip

Pierre Villeneuve

Founder & General Partner · Equity Management Partners, LLC

Pierre Villeneuve is an expert in the startup world, bringing technology and entrepreneurial leadership to investing and advisory roles.

Telecommunications Semiconductors Industrial Process Analysis Venture Capitalism Startups

Nazmul Ula

Associate Dean and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Electronic Device Simulation Vlsi Design Techniques Semiconductor Physics

Dr. Laurence Nagel

Chair, Circuit Seed Technical Advisory Board · Circuit Seed

Electrical Engineering consultant with 45 years of experience in integrated circuit simulation and design.

Patent and Trade Secret Litigation Integrated Circuit Processing Technology Analog Circuit Design Semiconductor Device Modeling Circuit Simulation

Diya Soubra

Managing Partner · SCH Consulting

A speaker that is able to communicate the connection between the underlying technology and the business case

Cloud Based Services Business Model Design Broadband Technology

Victor Assad

CEO · Victor Assad Strategic HR Consulting

I consult, speak, and write about improving recruiting, HR operations, leaders, teams, and cultures. My new book is, "Hack Recruiting."

Executive Search Recruiting and Hiring Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Human Resource

Thomas Kessler

Managing Partner, CEO · Kessler Praxis Consult

Accelerate your M&A Integration to create value from your transaction and solidify your competitive positioning

Post Merger Integration M&a Integration Due Diligence M&a Target Selection

Peter Adams

Vice President · VieLight

Innovation commercialization, Innovation acquisition, innovation community creation

Neurological Technology Mobile Health Technologies Healthcare Efficiency and Technology Healthcare 2.0 Life Sciences

Don Dingee

Chief Story Officer · Left2MyOwnDevices

Explorer on the IoT

Internet of Things Microcontrollers Mems Sensors Embedded Computing Wireless Sensor Networks

Peter Adams

Technology Commercialization and Strategy · Consultant

Senior executive manager with consistent track record of high achievement in Europe, USA and Canada.

Neurological Technology Healthcare Efficiency and Technology Life Sciences Healthcare Funding International Market Development Strategy

Daren Chen, Ph.D.

Professor and Floyd D. Gottwald, Sr. Chair in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

The applications for Chen’s research are varied and include atmospheric and combustion aerosol and particulate emission control

Particle instrumentation and characterization Nanoparticles and nanotechnology Particle processing (i.g. classification charging dispersion...) Drug target delivery and release control Air pollution and indoor air quality control

Richard Platt

Senior Managing Partner · The Strategy + Innovation Group LLC

Senior Managing Partner | Innovation Manager | Intellectual Property Strategist

Strategy and Innovation Corporate Innovation Management Systematic Innovation

Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.

NCC Scientist · VCU School of Engineering

Chemical engineering expert, with a focus on X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Electron beam-assisted polymerization Electron beam lithography for graphene electronics Molecularly imprinted polymers for sensor applications Chemical and biological miniature sensors Polymer nanomaterials developed by supercritical fluids and solid-state photopolymerization

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

George Szekely

Founder and Principal · Evinco Consulting, LLC

George Szekely has run businesses world-wide and worked with people from over 30 nations and lived on three continents.

Transformational Consulting and Coaching Organizational Development in Cross-Cultural Setting Team Building in Cross-Cultural Setting Strategic Thinking and Business Development Employment Networks

Dr. Susan Schober

Co-Founder · Circuit Seed

Dr. Schober is an inventor and entrepreneur with expertise in the area of electrical engineering and analog integrated circuit design.

Integrated Circuit Design Cadence Analog & Digital IC Design CMOS Complementary Current Field Effect Transistor (CiFET)