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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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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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Tien Bui

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Tien Bui is a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute. Tien has 20+ years of work experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She is a healthcare executive experienced in initiating…

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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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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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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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Bandhana Katoch

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Bandhana has been actively involved in innovation-driven economic development by promoting technology transfer and commercialization activities, academic-industry collaborations, and developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem. She has worked as Marketing and Business…

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