2016 KEYNOTES & SPEAKERS

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2016 SPEAKERS & PANELIST:


Anthony  Aldrich

Anthony Aldrich

SBIR Program Manager
U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

David Bray

David Bray

Senior Executive & CIO
FCC

Barbary Brunner

Barbary Brunner

CEO
Austin Technology Council

Michael Caccuitto III

Michael Caccuitto III

Chief, Technology Integration and Outreach Division
Army Research Office

Bertrand Cambou

Bertrand Cambou

Professor of Practice Invention Ambassador AAAS & Lemelson Foundation
Northern Arizona University

Alf Carroll

Alf Carroll

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Black Belt
Raytheon

Jacob Choi

Jacob Choi

Regional Manager
USPTO

Gordon Daugherty

Gordon Daugherty

Managing Director & General Partner
Capital Factory

Doug Deason

Doug Deason

Director, Advanced Research
Missile Defense Agency

Scott  Dockum

Scott Dockum

Program Coordinator, SBIR
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Stephanie Fertig

Stephanie Fertig

Director, NINDS Small Business Programs
NIH/NINDS

Mark Florh

Mark Florh

Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program Manager
DTRA

Ray Friesenhahn

Ray Friesenhahn

Advanced Technology Scout, SBIR and Technology Transition Manager
TechLink

Vince Garcia

Vince Garcia

SBIR Program Manager
NOAA

Aziz Gilani

Aziz Gilani

Partner
Mercury Fund

Joseph Grant

Joseph Grant

Deputy Program Executive, SBIR/STTR
NASA

Jim Greenwood

Jim Greenwood

Founder
Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc.

Carlos Gutierrez

Carlos Gutierrez

Strategic Alliances Outreach Specialist
Texas Minority Business Development Agency

Eric Hoenes

Eric Hoenes

Innovation and Growth Lead, Austin Business Center, Survivability, Targeting and Sensing Solutions
BAE Systems

Ed Jameson

Ed Jameson

CPA, Managing Partner
Jameson & Company LLC

Rick Jocz

Program Manager, Research Directorate
U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research

Norton Kaplan

Norton Kaplan

President & COO
Foresight Science & Technology Inc.

Carlos A. Kemeny

Carlos A. Kemeny

Assistant Director, Office of Innovation and Strategic Investment
The University of Texas System

Joseph Kopser

Joseph Kopser

President
moovel Group

Glenn Larsen

Glenn Larsen

Head, SBIR/STTR Education Applications and Technologies
NSF

Bijo Mathew

Bijo Mathew

Director, Technology Commercialization Center
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Tony Mulligan

Tony Mulligan

Founder and CEO
Hydronalix, Inc

Chris O'Gwin

Chris O'Gwin

Program Manager SBIR/STTR
US Department of Energy

Manny Oliver

Manny Oliver

Director, SBIR/STTR Program Office
US Department of Energy

Craig Owens

Craig Owens

Systems Engineer, Principal SBIR Program Manager
Lockheed Martin

Erick Page-Littleford

Erick Page-Littleford

Project Director SBIR Road Tour and SBA PMO Support Services
Dawnbreaker

Rick Peters

Rick Peters

Chief Information Officer, Dell Medical School
The University of Texas at Austin

Thomas  Piazza

Thomas Piazza

SBIR/STTR Program Manager
USSOCOM

Larry Pollack

Larry Pollack

Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, Joint Science & Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JSTO-CBD)
Defense Threat Reduction Agency

John Pucci

John Pucci

SBIR Manager
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

G. Nagesh Rao

G. Nagesh Rao

Chief Technologist & Entrepreneur in Residence
SBA

Ruben Rathnasingham

Ruben Rathnasingham

Assistant Dean for Health Product Innovation
Dell Medical School, UT Austin

David Shahady

David Shahady

Managing Director, SBIR/STTR Program
U.S. Air Force

Jennifer  Shieh

Jennifer Shieh

SBIR Coordinator and Program Director
NIH

Dave Sikora

Dave Sikora

SBIR/STTR Program Administrator, Acting
U.S. Department of Defense

Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Director, SBIR/STTR
US Navy and DOD Rapid Innovation Fund

John Stockton

John Stockton

Venture Partner
AutoTech Ventures

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

Project Director Office of Career & Entrepreneurship Advancement (CEA)
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

M. Craig Tyler

M. Craig Tyler

Partner
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Atul Varadhachary

Atul Varadhachary

Managing Partner
Fannin Innovation Studio

John Williams

John Williams

Director of Innovation and Technology
SBA, Office of Investment and Innovation

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