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Vishnu Amble

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Vishnu Amble has over 17 years of work experience in the Energy, Power, Utilities & Technology Industries, primarily as an investor across stages & geographies. Mr. Amble currently serves as…

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Ben Margolis

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Ben Margolis is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. He is an experienced renewable energy executive with over a decade of experience in both entrepreneurial ventures and large,…

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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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Luis Jimenez

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Luis is an Expert Resource for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. He is an innovator, passionate entrepreneur, and life-sciences executive. His experience includes operations, quality control in cGMP manufacturing, regulatory affairs…

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Farida Fotouhi

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Farida Fotouhi is President of Reality2, a marketing, branding, and creative agency she founded to help clients address new realities in the business environment. She has spent 30 years working…

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Tim Raines

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Mr. Raines is an experienced commercialization executive with a primary focus on early stage technology marketing, sales, business development and SBIR/STTR grant development. Tim has worked in Technology Transfer with…

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Henry Martinez

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Henry Martinez has a broad spectrum of experience in the application of Information Technologies (IT) including: traditional IT, as well as embedded within consumer electronics, the utility industry, aerospace, and…

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Jim Wasson

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As a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute, Jim brings more than 37 years of experience in leading research, product development and technology commercialization in the electronics manufacturing industry, and has…

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James Brown

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Jim is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. He is also Principal at J. L. Brown & Co., a strategic advisory firm for deep technology ventures. He helps…

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Andrew Berkhausen

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Andrew Berkhausen’s career has involved initiating and managing business operations at all stages for startup companies: from proof-of-concept/validation, to fundraising, to market integration/launch, to scaling/growth, to operations improvement, to acquisitions/exits. …

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