Advisor, Ecosystem Builder, and Geek Dad in Tampa, Florida
I am a product management and marketing executive with both startup and Fortune 50 senior management experience. I have held marketing, product development, business development, operations positions at Compaq Computer (now HP), NYNEX (now Verizon), and several venture-backed technology start-ups in industries including IT security, systems management, and digital media distribution.
Beyond my work on individual products, I have been actively involved in setting policy, direction, and the adoption of many industry-wide initiatives, including:
- Standards for system management (WBEM)
- Secure digital music / media (SDMI)
- Secure wireless (IEEE 802.11i)
I have been a featured speaker at events targeted at government and enterprise IT, emerging technologies, and tech-based economic development.
I currently manage an accelerator program for tech start-up founders at the Tampa Bay Innovation Center in St. Pete, Florida.
@TBInnovates offers business coaching, educational programs like the accelerator, office space, and other resources to emerging tech companies.
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