Founder and CEO, Acme Packet
Professor of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
The Joint Committee on Economic Development & Emerging Technology of the Massachusetts state legislature, together with the Massachusetts Legislative Biotechnology Caucus, the New England Venture Capital Association, MassBio, MassMEDIC, Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, MITX and the New England Clean Energy Council, is organizing a morning of presentations by innovative technology companies in the state.
The event will include opening remarks from Secretary Greg Bialecki, State Representative Brian Dempsey, State Senator Karen Spilka, and State Representative Michael Rodrigues, as well as a discussion on venture-funded “innovation stars” with panelists Michael Greeley, of Flybridge Capital Partners, Carl Stjernfeldt of Castile Ventures, Amir Nashat of Polaris Venture Partners, Eran Egozy or Harmonix Music Systems, Ellen Rubin of CloudSwitch, Don Young of Aspen Aerogels, Scott Savitz of Shoebuy.com, and Jim Luchese of EchoNest.
A company showcase will include:
Harmonix Music Systems
Rapid Micro Biosystems
MTLC Robotics Cluster