Panelists

Tony Lazar

 

Mr. Lazar is the Chief Operating Officer at DocuStream, Inc. is a leader in high-volume transaction processing for the healthcare industry that serves health plans and providers nationally.

Also, Mr. Lazar is the founder of  NeuroSapient. NeuroSapient uses MUIR technology and provides continuous, non-invasive, unattended monitoring of TBI patients and issues just-in-time alerts when a delayed brain injury is detected. 

Paul Twombly

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Mr. Twombly is a serial entrepreneur and high tech veteran with over 40 years of experience in telecommunications, software and computer networking. He began his career in the telecommunications industry in the late 1960’s, started his own highly successful communications engineering company in the mid-1970s, held management and executive positions with ROLM Corporation, IBM, WarpSpeed Communications, NICE Systems and Foundry Networks.

He’s currently a General Partner with XF Ventures where he is actively involved in advising and investing in seed and early stage companies. In addition he is a prominent and active member in several well known angel groups including The Angels Forum, the Band of Angels and the Keiretsu Forum.

Fred Drinkwater

Fred Drinkwater is an angel investor and technical program manager. He was a Principal at Drinkwater Consulting, with experience in consulting and project management for developing products in the mobile communication fields. He has worked with major OEMs such as Nokia, HTC, Samsung, and Motorola, and most recently managed production of generic and custom products for fortune 100 OEM companies. Fred graduated from the University of California at Berkeley.

Maryanne Morrow

Maryanne is a FinTech and MarketingTech Expert. She is connecting Startup innovation with the Fortune 1000. Maryanne has over 20 years of consistently successful business development and relationship management in highly competitive markets. She has a broad disciplinary expertise across the financial services industry with experience in: mutual funds, separately managed accounts, unified managed accounts and structured products.

Maryanne is a member of the Keiretsu Forum angel investor group as well as the CEO and founder of SurgeXLR, a new kind of accelerator that is breaking the Silicon Valley model to help our founders fast-track growth and success by building business from the ground up.

Maryanne’s specialties include: Advertising, Multi-Media, Marketing and Communication Strategies, Fee-Based Asset Management, Mutual Fund Industry, Advisor Practice Management, Relationship Management.

Bruce Walicek 

 

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Bruce Walicek is a global executive with experience sitting on all sides of the table – Public and Private Company Board Member, CEO, Senior Executive, Investment Banker, Analyst and VC - provides a unique perspective on a wide range of facets of a company. He combines extensive operating experience with deep understanding of Wall Street and markets to provide value to shareholders and stakeholders. Also, he builds high performance collaborative team environments and executes solutions to introduce impactful change management able to pivot a company.  He is highly successful in building and closing Strategic Partnerships with industry leading customers and partners that result in impactful business outcomes.