Artistscientist, new media technologist, and innovation strategist Pioneer prototyping specialist in the development of the first commercial head-mounted display in the virtual environments industry at LEEP Lab Systems in Boston. Contracted with Small Business Industrial Research (SBIR) to co-research and development with NASA’s Ames Research Center and NASA’s Langley Research Center. Technical support to the Mars Pathfinder Sojourner Rover team in Antarctica. New media projects and research presented in U.S., Vietnam, Mexico, India, Ghana, Canada, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Japan, Australia and Monaco.
To continue working in business and social innovation by integrating corporations, universities, NGOs, civic society, and government to cross-pollinate experiences and strategies to enhance the quality of life to meet regional and national challenges.
Manage, direct and support transdisciplinary initiatives through partnerships, equity investments, and strategic alliances. Capacity to take responsibility in deal execution, including developing the appropriate organizational case, researching target initiatives, deal structure, valuation, negotiation, integration planning, and implementation. Excellent understanding of innovation strategies in the knowledge economy. Successful experience in the development of collaborations with international NGOs, universities, grassroots communities, R&D entities in government, and corporation. Excellent skills in team facilitation for proposal and project development: strategy, research design, planning, community outreach, implementation, management, and evaluation.