Bill has independent management consulting experience as well as experience serving in the strategic planning division of FMI Corporation in Raleigh, North Carolina. At Raymond James Financial in St. Petersburg, Florida, Bill served as Vice President of Office Services and managed the firm′s national portfolio of real estate. He also served in the Corporate Marketing Department for Raymond James Financial to help develop the firm′s corporate marketing plan.
A designer and creative director in Gainesville for over 25 years, Jim founded the design studio MetaVisual, specializing in branding and visual systems. His graphic work, featured in multiple solo gallery exhibitions, has won numerous Gold and Best in Show ADDY awards, and is in the collection of the 图书馆 of Congress Prints & Photographs Division. He is a past recipient of a prestigious SAPPI Paper “Ideas That Matter” grant, and the founding Vice-President of AIGA Gainesville — the local chapter of the professional association for design.
Cris holds a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Florida where her research focused on the affects of corporate culture on organizational partnerships, including NASA's early program involving small businesses in space-based R&D on the shuttle. She has been president of the Gainesville Area Innovation Network, is a certified facilitator of commercialization methodology, and has served as a judge for the Cade Prize for Innovation.
挖琼斯 is the overall administrator responsible for the Center for Innovation & Economic Development (CIED), which includes overseeing 继续教育 & Corporate Training, 社区教育, CIED and GTEC 孵化器.
Philip N. Kabler, Esq. is a Senior Counsel at Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. Mr. Kabler holds law licenses in Florida, Connecticut, and Virginia (Associate Status), as well as admissions to various Federal Courts including the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from Brandeis University (Waltham, MA) in 1982, Magna Laude with High Honors in Philosophy, and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Philadelphia, PA) in 1985.
Karl served as a CTO for TruVitals, an 企业家在住所 for the Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research, and a Licensing Officer for the University of Florida Office of Technology Licensing where he closed over 150 technology-based licensing deals. He also led new product development teams for two Johnson & Johnson companies and other medical device startup companies and directed product development teams to launch products to diagnose breast cancer, treat coronary artery disease, heal wounds, and improve human vision.