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2018 KEY SPEAKERS

Keynote Speakers

William Bray

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, U.S. Navy

Chris Fall

Principal Deputy Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)

Jim Greenwood

Founder, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc.

Manny Oliver

Director, SBIR/STTR Program Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Brittany Sickler

Outreach and Partnership Strategist, Office of Innovation, U.S. SBA

John Williams

Director of Innovation and Technology, U.S. SBA, Office of Investment and Innovation

Key Speakers Include:

Becky Aistrup

Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting

Anthony Aldrich

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

Sloan Armstrong

SBIR/STTR Operations Manager, Dept. of Defense-MDA

Stuart Berkowitz

Founder, Out of the Fog Research

Michael Bloom

Assistant Vice President for Corporate Partnerships, University of South Florida

Lee Ann Boyer

Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, U.S. Navy

William Bray

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, U.S. Navy

Dana Catron

Program Manager, NM FAST

Mary Clague

Program Manager, SBIR, NIST

Chris Fall

Principal Deputy Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)

Mark Flohr

SBIR Program Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Nicole Fox

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Manager, US Army Research Office

Ricardo Garcia

Government Resources, UCF Business Incubator Program

Vince Garcia

Program Manager, SBIR, NOAA (US Department of Commerce)

Jim Greenwood

Founder, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc.

Elden Hawkes

Program Specialist, SBIR, USDA

Jack Henkel

Director of Programs, InBIA, International Business Innovation Association

Ed Jameson

CPA, Managing Partner, Jameson & Company LLC

Daniel Kim

Managing Partner, Kim & Galstad, LLP

Karen Krymski

Procurement Specialist, PTAC at University of South Florida

Chris McNeal

Program Analyst, Office of Investment and Innovation, U.S. SBA

Chris O'Gwin

Outreach and Assistance Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, U.S. Department of Energy

Manny Oliver

Director, SBIR/STTR Program Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Linda Olson

CEO/President, Tampa Bay WaVE

Craig Owens

Systems Engineer, Principal SBIR Program Manager, Lockheed Martin

Larry Pollack

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

Margaret Ramey

Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Center for Technology Commercialization

Rick Schwerdtfeger

SBIR/STTR Program Director, Semiconductors, Photonics, and Internet of Things (IoT), NSF

David Shahady

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

Brittany Sickler

Outreach and Partnership Strategist, Office of Innovation, U.S. SBA

David Sikora

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

Robert Smith

Director, SBIR/STTR, U.S. Navy and DOD Rapid Innovation Fund

Jack Stubbs

Director of the Prototype Development & 3D Printing Lab, University of Central Florida

Steve Sullivan

SBIR/STTR Transition Program, U.S. Navy

Len Tran

Supervisory Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Organization (USPTO)

Kevin Weir

Technology Commercialization Officer, South Carolina Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

John Williams

Director of Innovation and Technology, U.S. SBA, Office of Investment and Innovation




 
 

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