Tania Fernandez

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Program and the National Science Foundation Program, Dr. Fernandez brings to Larta deep domain expertise in the biotech and healthcare industry both…

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Robert Calcaterra

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As a Principal Advisor, Dr. Calcaterra provides strategic and business advice to recipients of federal grants from the NIH, USDA, NOAA and DOE. Additionally, he also serves as a subject…

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Robert Dullien

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Rob Dullien is Managing Partner at Dullien Associates, LLC, a management advisory firm headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Rob has enabled hundreds of companies to enter new areas with new technologies….

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Steven Spalding

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Steven is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. He brings over 30 years of business experience with deep expertise in strategic business planning, commercialization strategies, market strategy, incubators,…

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Lou Scarmoutzos

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As a Principal Advisor in Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, Lou works extensively with Larta life sciences entrepreneurs. He is an expert in intellectual property, market strategy and strategic business planning….

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James Budzynski

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Dr. Jim Budzynski is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. Jim brings over 30 years of direct agrifood and related markets experience, primarily in the areas of structuring…

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Xiao-Wei Zhu

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Xiao-Wei Zhu (“Wei”) is a Commercialization Advisor for SBIR grantee companies with phase I and phase II awards from NSF, NIST, NIH, and DOE, help awardees build business models with…

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Brett Morris

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Brett is a Principal for TechAccel LLC, a venture development and technology organization that invests across the agriculture, animal health, and food science industries. Brett leads venture investing and due…

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Olga Yermolenko

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Olga Yermolenko is a broadly experienced investment and operating executive, working at the intersection of strategy, technology and disruption. Her passion is helping businesses and individuals reach their maximum potential…

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Vijay Chauhan

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Vijay Chauhan has over 26 years business management experience; 18 years within Life Sciences (Medical Diagnostics, Renewable Energy – seed to fuel, Functional Foods/Consumer Nutrition) and 10 years in Management…

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