Sunday, March 11, 2007

Still more of the 303 extraordinary people in the Swamp Fox Community you want to know

Immediately upon registering to attend InnoVenture 2007, you'll be able to see everyone else that is registered. As of today, there are 183 incredible people you'll want to know in the Swamp Fox Community, which is growing daily.

William Gartner
Clemson University

Clemson, SC
William B. Gartner is the Arthur M. Spiro Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University. He is one of the co-founders of the Entrepreneurship Research Consortium, which initiated, developed and managed the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (PSED). He was the lead editor of The Handbook of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, which provides an overview of the PSED research project.
Gregory Zaic
Nexus Medical Partners

Boston, MA
Gregory F. Zaic is a general partner with Nexus Medical Partners. Mr. Zaic has over 20 years of venture capital investment experience, focused on companies in the medical technology/life science area. Prior to Nexus, he had a role in the management of six venture capital funds (general partner of four of them).
Jeff Doose
Adena Ventures

Athens, OH
Jeff Doose is a Partner of Adena Ventures and a member of the fund's investment committee. He serves on the Boards of Directors of BestTransport,Visum, and Mersive Technologies.
Mark Boxer
AFL Telecommunications

Duncan, SC
I have a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and have worked in the fiber optics industry for close to 20 years. I currently work with municipalities, residential home developers, internet service providers, and telephone companies to develop fiber to the home telecommunications systems.
Sean Ryan
Traction, Inc.

Mt. Pleasant, SC
Mr. Ryan is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He spent his early career as a Senior Manager with Accenture Consulting. He was then offered an opportunity to join DigitalRiver (NASDAQ:DRIV) where he was the Senior Director of Software Engineering. Later, he became the Chief Technology Officer for ExactTarget, a highly successful VC funded startup.
Mike Fiddy
UNC Charlotte/CMOT

Charlotte, NC
Michael Fiddy received his Ph.D from the University of London in 1977, and was a post-doc in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University College London before becoming a faculty member at Kings College, London University in 1979. Dr. Fiddy moved to the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 1987 where he was ECE Department Head from 1994 until 2001.
Russell Cook
SC Launch!
Columbia, SC
Russell Cook, SCCED, is the Program Director for SC Launch!, a South Carolina Research Authority collaboration. SCRA leads the Knowledge Economy in South Carolina and the nation by successfully advancing applied research and technology through collaboration.

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