NanoBusiness Alliance names new board members

Nov. 19, 2002 — The NanoBusiness Alliance said it has appointed several new members to its advisory board.

New public policy advisers are:

  • Robert Walker, former chairman, U.S. of Representatives Committee on Science
  • Daniel Ritter, partner, Preston Gates & Ellis LLP
  • Rodney Slater, former secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • New corporate and business leadership advisers are:

  • Scott Donnelly, General Electric Corp.’s senior vice president of corporate research and development
  • Randy Levine, chief executive officer, Zettacore
  • Larry Bock, CEO, Nanosys
  • Alan Marty, entrepreneur-in-residence, JPMorgan Partners
  • Alain Kaloyeros, executive director, Albany Nanotech
  • Mark Lundstrom, professor, Purdue University
  • Ramez Naam, CEO, Apex Nanotechnologies
  • Cynthia Kuper, CEO, Versilant Nanotechnologies
  • Luc Vanmaele, director, Agfa-Gevaert NV
  • Don Kania, president, Veeco Instruments
  • David Reisner, president and CEO, Inframat Corp.
  • Matthias Werner, director, Deutsche Bank’s Microtechnology Innovation Team
  • Jason Finkelstein, managing partner, GloCap Tech LLC
  • The alliance’s board has been set up to allow for a rotating roster of members. About two-thirds of the members committed to a two-year term and one-third to a one-year term when the alliance was launched in the fall of 2001. From now on, the board will consist primarily of new members each year, the group said.

    The NanoBusiness Alliance was formed to create a collective voice for nanotechnology and develop initiatives to support its business community.


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