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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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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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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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Earle Hager

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• Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Program. • Thought leader with understanding of commercialization process in the evaluation of technologies. • Completed over 300 technology assessments and over 300…

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Joel Balbien, CFA, Ph.D.

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Joel is an accomplished & visionary consultant, and former venture capital partner and S&P 500 executive with a proven success in managing the commercialization of CleanTech, Semiconductor, and Life Sciences…

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David Whelan

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David J. Whelan is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. A long-time strategy consultant, advisor, and interim operational executive, Dave has devoted his career to building businesses and…

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John Selep

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John is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, currently focused on Ag-&-Food technology innovations. An accomplished technology executive, John has been bringing new technologies to market for nearly…

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