Dave Gustafson

Dave Gustafson is Executive Director for the Downtown Development Authority, City of Bradenton. Dave is an experienced Urban Planner, Project Manager and Land Developer with an extensive background in property acquisition, site design and site development /...

Jim Stikeleather

For more than 30 years, Jim Stikeleather has designed, developed and implemented award winning information and communications technologies that help businesses and institutions succeed. He has spoken and consulted internationally on digital infrastructures, evaluation...

Dr. Chris Morton

Dr. Christopher Morton has more than 25 years of entrepreneurial and corporate leadership experience in virtually all aspects of the high tech communications industry, including both wireless and wire line applications. He has focused on developing ground-breaking new...

Lou Oberndorf, former CEO METI

Louis H. Oberndorf founded Medical Education Technologies, Inc., the first company to deliver high-fidelity patient simulation to healthcare education. After licensing the Gainesville Anesthesia Simulator from the University of Florida in 1996, Oberndorf grew METI...

Valerie McDevitt

Valerie Landrio McDevitt is a U.S. registered patent attorney and Assistant Vice President at the University of South Florida Division of Patents and Licensing, which acts as the main university contact for industry partners and start-up companies interested in...

Tom O’Neal

Tom O’Neal currently serves as the Associate Vice President of Research and Commercialization at The University of Central Florida (UCF) and Executive Director of the UCF Business Incubation Program (UCFBIP) and also the Florida Economic Gardening Institute (FEGI)....

Jane Muir

Jane Muir’s career spans three decades with a broad range of professional experiences with of marketing, sales, management, and technology transfer. She spent the first decade of her career in the private sector at several international corporations. For the past 20...

Marvin Scaff

Software entrepreneur and technology innovator, lead developer of multiple 1.0 products. Played a significant role in many successful companies that were later acquired. Former founder, CEO, CTO and EIR for a venture capital fund that had a successful portfolio...

Dave Gustafson

David is an experienced Urban Planner, Project Manager and Land Developer with an extensive background in property acquisition, site design and site development/redevelopment. His diverse work experience and employment history ranges from Manatee County Government,...

Wifredo Fernandez

Wifredo, or Wifi to his friends and colleagues, is a social entrepreneur and professor based in Miami. Currently, he is the CEO/Co-Founder of The LAB Miami, a 10,000 sq ft campus for social and tech innovation. He also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Miami Dade College...