Where? Microsoft's NERD Center, 1 Memorial Drive Cambridge overlooking the Boston skyline. Easily reached on the T at Kendall (Red Line), there is also parking in the building.
What? Join your fellow geeks, tech savvy professionals, DIY-ers, press, and other industry luminaries for this informal gathering. Bring your robots, laptops, OLPC XO's, Amazon Kindles, new cell phones, gadgets, and other new-fangled devices.
Also, office hours will be available with:
- Linda Thayer, Partner, Finnegan
Linda Thayer specializes in high tech patent and trade secret litigation, patent interferences, patent opinions, due diligence investigations in connection with investments, mergers and acquisitions, and worldwide patent portfolio development and management.
- Ben Flaumenhaft, VP Operations, Harvest Automation
Ben is an expert in applying technology to complex material-handling operations. As a systems architect, consultant, and engineering and business manager, Ben has automated processes for banking, pharmaceuticals, government and construction. Most recently he was Vice President of Bear River Associates.
- Peter Hunter, Mananging Director, Axia Capital and Artemis Capital Partners
Peter has over 23 years of experience as a well-respected operating executive. Most recently, Peter was CEO of Innovative Microplate, Inc., where he grew the firm’s revenue by 100% and, led the sale of the company.
- Tom Ryden, COO and Founder, vGo Communications
Prior to starting VGo, Mr. Ryden was Director of Government & Industrial Sales & Marketing iRobot Corporation from 2003 until 2007. Under his leadership annual revenue from its government and industrial products increased from $8M to +$80M, helping position the iRobot to go public in 2005.
- Roger Walton, Partner, Castile Ventures-
Invested in vGo Communications
The short sessions with well known industry connectors will provide premier access for Entrepreneurs in search of advice on how to move their idea and or company forward. Office hours are reserved time slots and you must sign up in advance to reserve your spot.
Please contact Heather Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org if you are intersted in office hours.
Before Tech Tuesday come hear a panel of Robotics Executives talk about how their technologies have shaped their business and are transforming the way we think of robotics companies.
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