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Board of Advisors

The Foundation will also have various Strategic and Scientific Advisory Boards in their respective disciplines. It's anticipated that there will ultimately be over 30 members participating in this capacity.

The Board of Trustees, Strategic Advisors and Scientific Advisors are unpaid positions.

 

Strategic Advisory Board

Nkoli Akaigwe, Founding Strategic Advisor
Analyst with Morgan Stanley

Stacey Albert, Founding Strategic Advisor
Director of Business Development & Sales for Internet Routing in Space (IRIS), Cisco Systems

Peter Balbus, Founding Strategic Advisor
Founder & Managing Director of Pragmaxis, LLC

Randy Blue, M.Ed., Founding Strategic Advisor
Former Educator and Entrepreneur

Raymond P. Boucher, Founding Strategic Advisor
Senior Partner of Kiesel, Boucher & Larson, LLP

Marya Daniels, Founding Strategic Advisor
Former North American Manager at Hewlett-Packard

Samuel Simon Dychter, MD, Founding Strategic Advisor
Senior Medical Director for Halozyme Therapeutics
President for SoCal Pharmaceutical Medicine Group

Darshan Gadkari, Founding Strategic Advisor
Operations Manager, Sony Electronics

Jonathan Hare, Founding Strategic Advisor
CEO & Founder of Resilient Trust Networks

Patti D. Hill, Founding Strategic Advisor
CEO/Founder, Penman PR, Inc.

Lynda J. Jensen, Founding Strategic Advisor
National Director of Business Development, Perkins+Will

Mark F. Leep, MA, JD, MBA, Founding Strategic Advisor
Principal of Human Research Law Group
Formerly of Feil, Pettit & Williams

Lee Lovely, Founding Strategic Advisor
Former Vice President of Stryker

Scott McLeod, JD, PhD, Founding Strategic Advisor
Associate Professor, Iowa State University
Coordinator, Educational Administration Program
Director, CASTLE
UCEA Associate Director, Communications and Marketing

Michael Parks, Founding Strategic Advisor
Former VP of Corporate Communications at Johnson & Johnson

Balaji Prasad, Founding Strategic Advisor
Director with Cognizant Technology Solutions
Keynote Speaker, Presenter & Author

Sandra Taylor, Founding Strategic Advisor
Former Director of Finance & Business Operations,
UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering

Yatin B. Thakore, PhD, Founding Strategic Advisor
PhD Co-founder & Managing Partner of TechnologyPark.com

Michael S. Tomczyk, Founding Strategic Advisor
Managing Director of the Mack Center for Technological Innovation
The Wharton School - Univ. of Pennsylvania

Tiah Velazquez, Founding Strategic Advisor
President of Magneteyez Professional Services
Former COO of Powers International

Hilory Wallk, Founding Strategic Advisor
Intellectual Property Consultant

Kimberly Walzer, Founding Strategic Advisor
President of Aclare Strategy

Jeffrey Young, PMP, ACP, MCP, Founding Strategic Advisor
President of INVANTAS Solutions Corp.

Thomas Young, Founding Strategic Advisor
Former senior executive in US State Department

 

Scientific Advisory Board

Gaurav Arya, PhD, Founding Scientific Advisor
Department of NanoEngineering at UCSD

Jennifer Cha, PhD, Founding Scientific Advisor
Department of NanoEngineering at UCSD

Sadik Esener, PhD, Founding Strategic Advisor
Director for the NanoTumor Center of Excellence for Cancer Nanotechnology

Shaheen Lakhan, MS, MEd, PhD, AFACB, MICR, MD (c.), Founding Scientic Advisor
Executive Director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation

Kenneth Vecchio, PhD, Founding Strategic Advisor
Professor and Chair of NanoEngineering at UCSD

Joseph Wang, Founding Scientific Advisor
Professor of NanoEngineering at UCSD

Dominic J, Yee, PhD, Founding Scientific Advisor
Researcher at UCSD, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Liangfang Zhang, PhD, Founding Scientific Advisor
Department of NanoEngineering at UCSD