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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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Ferey Faridian

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FEREY FARIDIAN Ferey has been involved with Larta for a good part of the last two decades to help startup CEOs raise funds from Government agencies. He specializes in…

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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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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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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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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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William Dougan

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, William brings more than twenty years of experience in commercialization, venture design, venture finance, and management of technology and innovation. He…

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Jeff Smith

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Jeff is a Principal Advisor for Larta Institute. Jeff has over 30 years of enterprise software, clean technology and environmental NGO business development, strategic partnerships, corporate venture, sales and marketing…

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