Seymor Altucher is currently consulting to several software and internet companies
- wireless Internet company that is at the forefront of technology for mobile
and corporate personnel.
- Internet agency and consulting company
Software - dominates the financial consolidation software martket
and has recently entered the
accounting software marketplace.
A. Keane and Associates - specializes in software for manufacturing
quality applications based on the principals of ISO 9000.
Prior to starting his consulting practice, Seymor was the founder
and CEO of Consco Enterprises, Inc., a producer of packaged
software, primarily in the corporate finance area. Mr. Altucher
subsequently sold the company to Computer Associates and was
instrumental in managing the smooth integration of the two entities.
Previously he held several management positions in the Information
Technology area. He received his BA and MBA from the University
Solid State Physics & Displays
Catanese is currently the Executive Vice President, Corporate
Corporation. He joined the David Sarnoff Research Center in 1970
where his early work was focused in flat panel displays and
color picture tubes. In 1980, he assumed the position of Director
all of RCA’s research and
development in the display area. Under his direction Sarnoff
has developed a number of commercially important successes,
the digital satellite-to-home TV service
the world picture tube standard
Dr Catanese was also responsible for pioneering Sarnoff’s
initiative in Healthcare, and was instrumental in establishing
venture companies in this field.
Dr Catanese is on the Board of Directors of Locus Discovery, Inc., and Lamina
Ceramics, Inc. He serves on the Advisory Boards of Prism Venture Partners,
the National Science Foundation, the State of New Jersey, the Mary Jacobs
Library Foundation and Xavier University. He is a Fellow of Woodrow Wilson Foundation
and National Science Foundation.
Dr Catanese received a BS in Physics at Xavier University and a Ph.D., also
in Physics, from Yale University. Dr Catanese is the author of 13 U.S. Patents.
Ashok Kapoor, Ph.D.
Ashok Kapoor served as Professor of Marketing and International
Business at the Graduate School of Business Administration
of New York University until 1980 when he founded the International
Negotiation Institute, Inc., a private consulting, training
and research organization. His consulting work has focused
on leadership and management challenges faced by senior levels
of a corporation in defining and implementing the desired corporate
culture for rapid, radical and continuous change. The industries/sectors
in his consulting include finance, energy, hotels, healthcare,
construction, manufacturing, and information technologies.
Dr. Kapoor is the author of several books and articles focusing primarily on
the theme of cross cultural conflicts and the role of negotiation in resolving
such conflicts within and between organizations. The essential theme of Dr. Kapoor's
work is that sustained competitive advantage of a company is based on creating
and nurturing the desired corporate culture capable of withstanding the test
Dr. Kapoor received a BA degree with Honors in English Literature from St. Stephens
College, Delhi University, and an MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices
Milstein currently serves as President of Mortar & Pestle
Consulting, Inc., whose clients included leading Venture Capital
groups, large institutional investors, financial analysts,
biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical companies. Among
the services offered are technical due-diligence on companies
and/or technologies as potential investments, acquisitions
or licensing opportunities, and reviews and analysis of papers
and presentations at scientific meetings as well as strategic
planning and financial advisory to fledgling companies in the
Prior to founding Mortar & Pestle, Dr Milstein was President & Chief
Scientific Officer, Emisphere Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical
company specializing in advanced drug delivery. The delivery systems employed
by Emisphere were discovered and patented by Dr Milstein. Previously, Dr Milstein
also served as an Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry at New York University.
Dr Milstein received a BS in chemistry at City College of New York, a M.Sc. in
Physical Chemistry at the University of New Brunswick and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry
at New York University. Dr Milstein was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Sloan-Kettering
A. Thomas, Ph.D.
Dr. Thomas is currently a Professor of Physics and of Biomedical
Engineering at The New Jersey Institute of Technology, and
a researcher at the Photonic and Opto-electronic Materials
Center, Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton
University. Dr. Thomas also consults at Bell Laboratories.
Previously, Dr. Thomas was a Distinguished Senior Research
Associate in the Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory and Visiting
Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr Thomas is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and
the Chair of the Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics of
the American Physical Society.
Dr Thomas received a Sc.B. in Physics from Brown University
and a Ph.D., also in Physics, from University of Rochester.