True Fit Corporation
Bill has 20+ years of leadership experience and a strong track-record building global brands and
scaling successful businesses across retail, apparel, software and service.
Silicon Valley Bank
Ezra specializes in private equity services. Prior experience includes serving as a Commercial
Lines Underwriter and Financial Analyst at Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Sigma Prime Fellow
Sigma Prime Ventures
David has over 17 years of experience in technology innovation working with companies of all
sizes, from early stage startups to publicly traded companies in the US, South America and Israel,
covering Web, Mobile, Bio-Tech, IT & network security, SaaS/Cloud and enterprise software
solutions. He is also Chief Technology Officer at Mobile Messaging Solutions.
COO, Dispatch & Early Stage Investor
Alex has a broad range of experience across many Industries and is considered a thought leader
in the Converged Communication and Interaction Management space. In his previous roles, Alex served
as a member of the Deloitte and Touch Business consulting team, a CIO for a multi-national
organization, Sr. Director of Advanced Services at Polycom, and as CEO of one of the top Microsoft
Systems Integrators, Sentri.
Larry is scientific executive who guides a product from inception to market. He has broad experience
in large pharmaceutical and start-up venture capital based companies which have yielded numerous strong
patents. He is also a biotech consultant with YDA Consulting. His previous experience includes Baxter
Healthcare and Epic Therapeutics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Baxter Healthcare.
Founder & President
National Maintenance Systems, Inc.
Uri is an entrepreneur and executive. In addition, he is President & CEO of BK Management Inc. which
manages residential real estate in the Boston Metropolitan area, a Principle at GNY Realty Inc., and
President & CEO of East Coast Lot and Pavement Maintenance Inc.
Mark S. Bressler
Sassoon & Cymrot LLP
Mark’s expertise includes the purchase and sale of businesses, real estate and other assets; advising investors and developers of commercial real estate on acquisition, title,
land use permitting and regulatory matters; construction, finance and development of commercial real estate; commercial leasing and property management; and loan workouts and debt restructure.
Eugene Buff, MD, PhD
Founder & President
Primary Care Innovation Consulting
Eugene is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) and Certified Licensing Professional
(CLP) with expertise in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, biotechnology, medical
devices, consumer products, materials and chemical manufacturing. He is also Co-Founder & Principal of
UsTech Discovery LLC.
President & CEO
Oleg is a business technology professional with broad international experience. He is also Principal
at Verdance Consulting Services. His specialties include strategy development and planning, service and
product management, enterprise system rollouts, management control systems, strategic cost management,
operations management and restructuring, and business information systems. Previously he was VP,
Director of Infrastructure Delivery Services at Wellington Management and VP, Senior Manager/Architect
at Putnam Investments.
Instructional Designer & Training Consultant
Yoav is a freelance instructional design consultant advising organizations including universities
and non-profits to understand their training requirements and develop optimal online experiences. His
previous experience includes designing, developing and delivering Hebrew language courses as well as
Shareholder & Patent Attorney
Greenberg Traurig LLP
David is a registered patent attorney, shareholder, and co-chair of the Intellectual Property
Department at Greenberg Traurig with over fifteen years of experience in patent and intellectual
property law. His practice focuses on securing worldwide intellectual property protection and related
business strategy for high tech clients, with particular expertise in medical devices, nanotechnology,
information technology and life sciences.
Medical Device Industry Executive
Bill serves as Chairman of the Board for Vitathreads LLC, NewVert, Ltd., Highland Instruments, Inc.,
Paragonix Technologies, Inc., Medivalve, Ltd., and Cardioflow, Ltd., and is CEO for ETView, Ltd.,
(TASE: ETVW). He serves as Board Member for MindChild Medical, Inc. and Advisor on the Heathcare Board
for Northeast Securities, Inc., Advisor to First Light Bioscienses, Inc., and member of the Advisory
Council for the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Jacob is a medical device executive with 15+ years experience developing new medical technologies
and bringing them to market. Prior to becoming COO, Jacob was VP of R&D and Manufacturing at Intrinsic.
He previously served as Director, Product Development (Japan/Asia) at Stryker and as Product
Development Engineer, Strategic Innovation Group at Pfizer.
Founder at Hyperion Law
After serving clients at a leading law firm, Cynthia created Hyperion Law to focus on the needs of
small and medium technology companies. Her experience ranges across a variety of technology
disciplines, including virtualization, cloud computing, network security, computational linguistics and
information retrieval, wearable devices, and mobile technology.
Sergey has 20 years of experience in IT across such sectors as software development, VoIP,
bioinformatics, finance, internet, social networks, and e-commerce. He has been founder or top manager
in startups in the USA, Israel, and Russia. He is Managing Partner at Startup Access, Co-founder & VP
of Strategy at Abrys Consulting / AB Systems, and Owner of SAG Development.
Independent Education Management Professional
Joel G. Kinney
Fort Point Legal PC
Fort Point Legal represents the open source, internet startup and entrepreneur communities. Joel is
also a Lab Ambassador at WeWork Labs, judge and mentor at MassChallange, and previously was Partner at
Goldstein & Herndon, LLP.
Director of Institutional Advancement, Harvard Hillel
Miriam is an experienced non-profit and for profit manager, administrator, fund-raiser, executive
and marketer. She is Director of Institutional Advancement at Harvard Hillel. Among her many positions,
Miriam has served as Managing Director at Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative and Executive
Director of the Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Dror is a Sales/Business Development executive with extensive experience in driving adoption of
emerging technologies in the marketplace, establishment of sales and pricing strategies and driving new
business. Previously Dror was VP of Global Sales Engineering at Rapid7 and Senior Director of New
Business Development at EMC.
Senior Investment Management Professional
MIP Global Inc.
For the past ten years Eli has been focused on investor marketing and raising capital for
alternative fund managers, like hedge funds, private equity, and real estate firms. He is also Managing
Director of The EastSide Group. Areas of expertise include investor marketing, capital raising,
corporate development, investor relations, strategic consulting.
President & CEO
Cambridge Biomedical Inc.
Cambridge Biomedical is a laboratory contract research organization (CRO) and diagnostic laboratory
providing bioanalytical support to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries for
more than sixteen years. Since its founding in 1997, Cambridge Biomedical has specialized in custom
assay solutions for life science companies.
Lead OEM System Engineer at Philips Connected Sensing Venture
Philips Medical Systems
Avi has lead cross functional teams across three different continents overcoming cultural differences and physical distance. He is a program manager with 4+ years of experience and has served as technical manager
for contract manufacturers overseas. He has 8 years of hands-on R&D experience in GSM, CDMA cellular phone, 3G routers and Class3 Patient Monitoring medical devices and 5 years
hands-on new product introduction experience in Patient Monitoring Medical devices
Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives Management Group
Ernst & Young LLP
Roy leads business growth & operations initiatives at EY. His specialties include strategic planning, goal setting, customer acquisition, international growth, marketing & go-to-market, business development, product management, project management (PMP), business process re-engineering (BPR), cross-functional & cross-border facilitation, coaching. Roy is also a mentor for MassChallenge .
MedData Group, LLC
Bill is a seasoned entrepreneur with over twenty years of expertise building interactive media and
technology-enabled service organizations. After starting his career co-founding the internet-based
recruitment advertising and job search startup, Help Wanted Online, he spent a dozen years with
International Data Group in a variety of senior management roles running events and interactive
businesses. He was founder and CEO of ITworld.com, one of the leading portals for information
technology professionals. He co-founded and was President & CEO of Accela Communications.
David is a management and technology professional with executive and line management experience. He has served as CIO, CTO, Director of Technology Strategy and Software Engineering Director managing large teams as well as experience guiding startup and early stage ventures. He is also President & Managing Director of Viztrex LLC, a multidisciplinary consulting/advisory firm focusing on technology, business processes and the alignment between the two. David is a Mentor for Business, Technology and Investor/Partner Presentation with MassChallenge.
Former Executive Director, Office of Technology Commercialization & Ventures
University of Massachusetts
Bill has expertise in technology transfer, licensing, business development, and nonprofit
management. He is currently consulting, providing assistance with technology commercialization as well
as advising, mentoring, and supporting early stage companies.
Founder & CEO
Apptopia provides services in app analytics, data mining and business intelligence for the mobile
industry. Eliran is also Founder and Board Member of Dispatch, a 21st-century mobile workforce
Parker & Bailey Corporation
Parker & Bailey has been distributing fine wood care products since 1879.
Health Technology Entrepreneur
Writer and Business Developer
Robert has over 15 years of experience in technology innovation and has mentored, advised and
shepherded over 50 early stage startup companies. A serial entrepreneur, Robert is passionate about
patient-focused health technology and helping entrepreneurs to optimize their impact. He has worked
with companies in the United States, Europe, South America, India, and Israel in high tech industries
like biotech, wearable computing, fiber optic telecommunications, SaaS/Cloud, and enterprise
Segterra (Inside Tracker)
Rony has 15 years of experience in growth strategies for the health & technology markets. He held senior executive positions in operations, general management, strategy, and business development with NorthPoint Domain and I.C. Sciences after working at Deloitte in Europe and the US.
Previously, Neal was VP of Search Marketing at LeadKarma LLC, Director of Engineering at
AgileClicks, and Senior Software Engineering Manager at Lycos.
Fidelity Investments Asset Management
Sammy is responsible for managing the Fidelity Emerging Markets Fund and Fidelity International
Capital Appreciation Fund. Previously, he was an equity analyst at Fidelity Management & Research
Company, focusing on Emerging Markets energy, materials, and industrials from 2003 to 2007, U.S.
Regional Banks from 2001 to 2003, and real estate, hotels, and emerging telecom from 1998 to 2001.
Before joining Fidelity, he worked as an equity analyst at JPMorgan, and as a senior trade analyst at
Trans Alliance Group, Inc.
True Wealth MD
A partner in First National Corporation since 2008 and Treasurer since 2010, Jason joined True
Wealth MD in 1998 as an Investment Advisor Representative. Previously, he worked as an account
executive with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. He developed TrueWealth MD as a site dedicated to providing
clients with a clear roadmap to guide them toward their life’s vision.
Dononghue Barrett & Singal
Cal focuses on the areas of corporate and commercial litigation, healthcare litigation, and
white-collar criminal defense. He represents corporations and individuals in matters involving
commercial/business disputes (including contract issues, business torts, and alleged violations of ch.
93A), employment matters (including pre-litigation HR matters and wrongful termination/whistleblower
disputes), professional and regulatory matters, and federal and state white-collar criminal
investigations and prosecutions.
Josh is a passionate innovator of Jewish education. ShalomLearning is committed to bringing
technology and education expertise to enhance Jewish learning and connection. He is also President and
CEO of JChoice.org. Before co-founding JChoice, Josh held teaching and administrative positions at The
Rashi School, The Rodeph Sholom Day School, The Kesher Community Hebrew School, Kehillath Israel, The
Rebecca and Israel Ivry Prozdor High School, Camp Ramah, Camp Edward Issacs, and Storahtelling.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Amiel specializes in Estate Planning and Life Insurance. Previously, he was General Counsel at Thomas Brady & Associates.
David E. Williams
Health Business Group
The consulting firm, Health Business Group, helps health care and pharmaceutical companies,
investors, government agencies and non-profits develop and execute innovative business strategies.
David leads consulting teams, advises CEOs, is a member of corporate and non-profit boards, and chairs
review panels for the federal government. He co-founded the company in 2003 after more than a decade as
a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group and The LEK Partnership.