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Robert Morris

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Robert is a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute and is an accomplished executive with extensive operational financial and international business experience. He brings over 30 years of experience in the…

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Sudeshna Pabi

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Sudeshna Pabi has extensive experience working on climate and clean energy industry. She has conceptualized and managed numerous projects from conception to completion. She has led large scale decarbonization related…

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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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Laura Shenkar

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Laura Shenkar is a Larta Principal Advisor and will serve as a Workshop Facilitator (Introductory Workshop). She is the Founder and Principal at Artemis Water Strategy. She is one of…

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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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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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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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Brad Fabbri

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Brad is a Principal Advisor for Larta Institute. He has over 20 years of leadership, strategic, and business experience in plant biotechnology and agribusiness. While employed at Monsanto Company, Brad…

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BreAnn Brown

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, BreAnn brings more than 18 years of leadership and commercialization experience in start-ups and small business in the construction, hospitality and…

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Brent Giles

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Brent is a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute. He brings 15 years of experience helping develop technology and strategy for companies of all sizes. He has strong technical expertise in…

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