Randy S. Fisher
Randy is a business strategist, marketing & education specialist with 20+ years of business experience working with innovative leaders, startups and entrepreneurs.
Randy has mentored startups at Rutgers University, part of the National Science Foundation's highly-regarded Innovation Program to commercialize technology and secure investment / funding.
Randy was involved in TechStars 1st-Global Online Startup Weekend: Unite to Fight COVID-19. He has a Masters degree in Organization Management and Development and executive High Tech MBA training from Newbridge Networks and University of Ottawa.
John A. Fraser
John is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Washington DC. retired from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida as Assistant VP for Research & Economic Development in December 2014.
He was Executive VP and co-founder of UTC, Inc., a venture capital backed, North Carolina-based university licensing/technology transfer firm; and VP, Technology Development Corporation,, a Toronto and Vancouver-based venture capital investment firm. He has co-founded 3 companies, assisted entrepreneurs to launch another 40+ university technology-based firms and created or headed 4 university technology commercialization organizations – 2 in the US, 2 in Canada, 2 for–profit and 2 not-for-profit.
In 2006, he was President and Chair of the AUTM Board, the global association of academic technology transfer professionals. John holds a Master’s Degree in Biochemistry from the University of California - Berkeley.