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  Executive Committee

Chair

Robert A. Adelson

617‐951‐9980, radelson@engelschultz.com is a corporate and tax attorney and partner at a 6 attorney Boston law firm, Engel & Schultz, LLP, www.engelschultz.com.  With over 25 years of experience, Rob represents startup and smaller companies with issues of LLCs and incorporation, allocation of founders’ equity, shareholder arrangements, employee recruitment, trademarks and IP protection, M&A and strategic alliances, licensing and commercial contracts, VC, angel finance and term sheet negotiations. He also represents employees and executives negotiating employment terms, stock, options, non‐competes, severance and termination and consultants on liability issues, IP protections, and vendor, client and subcontractor contracting arrangements. 



Vice Chair - Operations

Millie Kwan, President, The WSI Touch (www.thewsitouch.com)

Millie Kwan is Founder and President of The WSI Touch, a digital marketing agency that has been serving small to medium-sized businesses in Greater Boston since 2009. Millie has over 20 years’ experience in IT development, management, education and research. She received her Doctor of Business Administration degree from Boston University and M.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in St Louis. She has taught at Babson College, University of Hong Kong and Boston University. She has published research on knowledge management, process redesign and workflow management. In her early career, she specialized in the field of library automation and has led the implementation of various library systems for the University of Rhode Island, the HELIN Library Consortium of Rhode Island, and Washington University in St Louis. https://twitter.com/thewsitouch


Vice Chair - Alliances

Maureen Mansfield

MaureenMansfield@Post.Harvard.EDU, Maureen is a co-founder of iTravelNow. Maureen has been a television reporter, has started two charities, and has worked in business development for professional services firms. She organizes "The Joy of Law" series offering conversations over coffee with counselors.

   
 

Vice Chair - Programs

Daniel Skiba, President & CEO GOT Interface

Human Machine Innovation. Orchestrating the design and manufacturing of Leading-Edge Products and Delivering Industry Leadership. As a Product Development and Company Executive, I provide strategic leadership in product innovation and managing global teams, delivering award winning products to the international market.

   
 

Treasurer

Chris Reardon

781-277-4987

   

 

Secretary

William Mansfield

Patent Attorney, Mansfield Law, mailto:attorneywilliammansfield@gmail.com

Attorney William Mansfield is a patent attorney and is a lawyer in MA & NY; high bar exam scores allowed him to waive into D.C. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He won the CALI Award for perfect grades in an IP course, and he has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam covering all types of engineering. He assists clients with corporate and IP law using trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, licensing, patents, strategic partnerships, and succession planning.

From 2004, he has worked on legal matters & he has counseled entrepreneurs/startups since 2009 thru Mansfield Law. He has worked on patent prosecution, especially business method, business process, electrical, mechanical, telecommunications, and e-commerce patents. He has filed for global IP protection and has a network of foreign IP professionals.

   
 

Life Sciences

Dr. Roger Frechette

Co-Founder and Principal of New England PharmAssociates, a consultancy offering on-demand executive and business advisory services to life sciences enterprises. Dr. Frechette has been a volunteer with Boston ENET since 2014, and supports area start-ups as a mentor for MassBio’s MassCONNECT Program and the MTTC’s Platform Program.

   
 

Sponsorships

William Byrnes

508‐833‐1358, wrbyrnes@aol.com Bill is an attorney and senior executive with 25+ years of experience building value by commercializing information and technology. Bill's focus involves a unique application of his legal and business management experience on the day‐to‐day management of all elements of the product, sales, and contract life cycles as the core of the business. The effect of this focus can convert expense into value driven to the bottom line with increased shareholder value as the results.

 


 

Public Relations

Howard Sholkin


   

Founder and IEEE Representative

Fausto Molinet 

Fausto is currently a co-founder for Celeriss, Inc., developing solutions for crosstalk suppression in wireline communications. He is a retired USAF Lt. Col, former senior manager at ITEK, and President of Matrix Internationale, a strategic planning consultancy. He has an MSEE and is the co-founder of ENet.  www.celeriss.com  

   
 

Chair Emeritus

Michael S. Chester

508 872-1708, m.chester@ieee.org.  As a serial entrepreneur and president of International Manufacturing Consultants, Mike has started companies in both the USA China.  He helps startups with strategy, operations, business development, technology commercialization, and capital raising.  He has set up wireless payment banking systems in China.

   

Administrator

Kathleen Ballos, Ballos Associates (www.ballos.com)

978-855-1001, Kathleen@ballos.com

Kathleen is a web site developer, who has been in the marketing industry, with an emphasis on computer technology for over 23 years.  In 1995, Kathleen resigned as vice president of a data-driven direct mail catalog and manufacturing company located in Westford, MA to pursue a long time goal as an entrepreneur. Kathleen has received various recognition throughout her career, including awards presented by W.R. Grace Corporation and McGraw-Hill Corporation, as well as letters of recommendation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratories.