TechConnect World 2018

2018 Key Speakers Included:

Mason Ailstock

Mason Ailstock

Vice President, Operations, TUFF

Becky Aistrup

Becky Aistrup

Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting

Anthony Aldrich

Anthony Aldrich

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

Christie Bell

Christie Bell

Certified Licensing Professional(CLP), Montana Department of Commerce

Stuart Berkowitz

Stuart Berkowitz

Founder & CEO, Out of the Fog Research LLC

Lee Ann Boyer

Lee Ann Boyer

Program Manager, Navy SBIR/STTR

Maria Burns Ortiz

Maria Burns Ortiz

Co-Founder and CEO, 7 Generation Games

Dana  Catron

Dana Catron

Program Manager, New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership (NM FAST) program, New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center

Susan Celis

Susan Celis

Program Director Small Business Programs Office, DARPA

Kirstie Chadwick

Kirstie Chadwick

President & CEO, InBIA

Mary Clague

Mary Clague

SBIR Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Captain Joseph Cohn

Captain Joseph Cohn

Chief, Research Program Administration Division, Defense Health Agency

Joseph Cohn

Joseph Cohn

Director for Advanced Development, U.S. Navy

Mark Davidson

Mark Davidson

Small Business Innovation and Technology Partnerships Office, California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Douglas Deason

Douglas Deason

Director, Advanced Research, Missile Defense Agency

Scott Dockum

Scott Dockum

Program Coordinator, SBIR, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Jason Dunn

Jason Dunn

CTO, Made in Space

Christopher Earl

Christopher Earl

Director of the Grants Department, Riverside Community College District

Mark Flohr

Mark Flohr

SBIR Program Manager, DTRA

Darlene Forrest

Darlene Forrest

Program and Logistics Specialist (CTR), SBIR

Vince  Garcia

Vince Garcia

Program Manager, NOAA, Department of Commerce (DoC)

Jere Glover

Jere Glover

Attorney, Seidman & Associates, P.C.

Jim Greenwood

Jim Greenwood

Greenwood Consulting Group

Elden Hawkes

Elden Hawkes

Program Specialist, SBIR, USDA

John Hinton

John Hinton

Branch Manager, DCAA, San Fernando Valley Branch Office

Ed Jameson

Ed Jameson

CEO, Jameson & Company CPAs

Lisa Kearney

Lisa Kearney

SAS Technology Manager, SC, Raytheon

David Kenney

David Kenney

President & Executive Director, Oregon Best

Daniel Kim

Daniel Kim

Managing Partner , Kim & Baum, LLP

Steve Koziol

Steve Koziol

Assistant Regional Director, Silicon Valley regional office, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Carol Lewis

Carol Lewis

SBIR/STTR Technology Transition Lead, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Christopher Lorenzana

Christopher Lorenzana

Assistant District Director, Small Business Administration

Heather Luzzi

Heather Luzzi

District Director, Small Business Administration

Misty Madero

Misty Madero

Industry Contracts Officer, University of California, Riverside (UCR) Office of Technology Partnerships

Silvia Mah

Silvia Mah

CEO/Founder, Hera Fund

Michael McComas

Michael McComas

Director of External Innovation, BAE Systems Electronic Systems

Dave McEwan

Dave McEwan

SBIR Program Manager, Idaho Small Business Development Center

Chris McNeal

Chris McNeal

Senior Advisor for Strategy and Operations, Office of Innovation and Technology, SBA Office of Investment and Innovation

Nathan Miller

Nathan Miller

National Ombudsman and Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Enforcement Fairness, Small Business Administration

Linda Molnar

Linda Molnar

Program Director, National Science Foundation

Natalie Muzzio

Natalie Muzzio

Contract and Grant Officer, Stanford University

Israel Nery

Israel Nery

Assistant District Director for Lender Relations - Los Angeles District Office, Small Business Administration

Israel Nery

Israel Nery

Assistant District Director for Lender Relations, Small Business Administration (SBA), Los Angeles District Office

Natalie Nodianos

Natalie Nodianos

Industry Contracts Officer, UC Irvine

Chris O'Gwin

Chris O'Gwin

Manager, SBIR/STTR Outreach and Assistance, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SBIR/STTR

Rosibel Ochoa

Rosibel Ochoa

Associate Vice Chancellor Technology Partnerships, University of California, Riverside

Manny  Oliver

Manny Oliver

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

Craig Owens

Craig Owens

Program Manger, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, Lockheed Martin

Anna Pickren

Anna Pickren

Director of Partnerships, Alice

Larry Pollack

Larry Pollack

Joint Science & Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JSTO-CBD), Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Matthew Portnoy

Matthew Portnoy

NIH SBIR/STTR Program Manager, National Institutes of Health

John Pucci

John Pucci

SBIR Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Margaret Ramey

Margaret Ramey

Outreach Manager , Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC), University of Wisconsin

Jordan Reynolds

Jordan Reynolds

Deputy Operations Manager, SBIR/ STTR Program, Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

April Richards

April Richards

Program Manager, SBIR, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Jennifer Rocha

Jennifer Rocha

Executive Director, Corporate, Federal & Defense Programs, TechConnect

Chris Sasiela

Chris Sasiela

Regulatory Specialist, National Heart Lung Blood Institute/NIH

Andrew Schmeder

Andrew Schmeder

President & CEO, Co-Founder & Inventor, EnChroma

Rick Shie

Rick Shie

Chief Strategic Officer & Senior VP, Physical Optics Corporation

Rohit Shukla

Rohit Shukla

CEO, Larta

Ruth Shuman

Ruth Shuman

Program Director for Biological Technologies, NSF SBIR/STTR

Brittany  Sickler

Brittany Sickler

Outreach and Partnership Strategist, U.S. Small Business Administration

John Smith

John Smith

SBIR Program Manager, US Army

Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Economic Development Specialist & District International Trade Officer, Small Business Administration

Robert Smith

Robert Smith

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

Mike Sovacool

Mike Sovacool

Economic Development Specialist, Small Business Administration - San Diego

Jennifer Stewart

Jennifer Stewart

Office of Research and Technology Applications (ORTA) Representative, Naval Surface Warfare Center

Brian Suh

Brian Suh

Director of Technology Commercialization, University of California, Riverside (UCR) Office of Technology Partnerships

Rich Terrile

Rich Terrile

Science Mission Directorate Liaison for the NASA SBIR Program, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Bill Waldo

Bill Waldo

Senior Business Consultant, TRITECH Small Business Development Center

Nicole Washington

Nicole Washington

Director of Innovation and Growth, OCTANe

James Wasson

James Wasson

Founder and President , Growth Strategies International, LLC

Lloyd  Whitman

Lloyd Whitman

Principal Assistant Director, Physical Sciences and Engineering, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

John  Williams

John Williams

Director of Innovation & Technology, SBA, Office of Investment & Innovation