Meet Our Experts

Ajay Houde, PHD, MBA

Co-founder and CEO
TGen Tech

Albert Di Rienzo, PHD

President & Chief Innovation Officer
Radicle Innovation

Amy Hester, PhD, RN, BC

Chairwoman and CEO
HD Nursing, LLC

Austen Hayes, MS

Co-founder, CEO
Recovr, Inc.

Carlos Aldarondo, JD

US Reg. Patent Attorney
Aldarondo & López-Bras

Charles Christ, PHD

President
C2 Consulting

Cody Reynolds, PHD

Technology Transfer Manager
Prisma Health

Cole Johnson, MBA, PHD

Vice President
P33

David Willbrand, BA, JD

Partner
Thompson Hine

Deacon Stone, MFA

Manager: The Center for Innovation; Coordinator: STEM Education & Maker Programs
Marshall University, CO: Robert C. Byrd Institute

Dov Rosenberg, MBA

COO
enosix

Ellen Brune

CEO
Boston Mountain Biotech

Gary Keller, MS, CLP

CEO
Xomix

Hershel Fancher, PE, MBA

President
Inventio, Inc.

Holly Meadows, JD

Attorney
Walding

Jeff Amerine, MS

Founder & Managing Director
Startup Junkie Consulting

Jerry Chang

Managing Partner, President, Managing Partner/COO
Vigilant BioServices, 42Bio LLC, Samaritan Biologics

Jesse Goodwin, PHD

Chief Innovation Officer
Medical University of South Carolina

Jim Nelson, MHA, MS

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
West Virginia University Hospitals, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Joe Wyse, PHD

President
Wyse Innovations LLC

Lawrence Boyd, PHD, MEM


Bioventus

Nancy Gray, PHD

President
BioVentures, LLC

Paul Asper, MBA

Vice President of Commercialization
Zucker Institute for Applied Neurosciences

Paula Estrada de Martin, PHD, JD

Patent Attorney
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C.

Richard Sullivan

CEO
CIBOR

Robert Browning

Account Manager
Intellectual Property Insurance Services

Steve Abell, BA

Vice President, Strategic Innovations and Investments
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield