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Alan Creutz

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, Alan has mentored a diverse group of companies in areas including cleantech, IT, software, life sciences, education, and biotechnology. He is…

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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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Diane Hickey

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Diane is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. She is a commercialization expert with over 20 years of experience translating technology into products and revenue. In addition to…

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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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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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August Fern

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August has been a consultant to the venture capital and cleantech industries for the past 14 years. In this capacity, she has seen thousands of business plans and companies across…

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James McArthur

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I’m a seasoned creative director, experience designer, technologist & CX expert. As a “transformative creative” I specialize in the merger of user-centered design & cutting-edge techniques (like rapid prototyping). Creating…

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Ed Beardsworth

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Edward Beardsworth is a marketing strategy and business development consultant who brings to the cleantech industry a deep understanding gained over 30+ years as a physicist, technology scout, and strategic…

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Gunjan Siroya

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Gunjan Siroya is a Larta Principal Advisor and Sr. VP at a niche technology, consulting, and solutions firm. Gunjan’s diverse roles include operations, sales, marketing, business development, management, M&A, and…

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David Andresen

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David is veteran in cleantech, early stage technologies, and cross-border transactions. He has negotiated and structured dozens of private equity financings, from both within the hedge fund buy-side as well…

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