have been a consultant, entrepreneur and teacher all of my
life. Over the last 45 years, I have successfully founded
and built three high technology companies - one in medical
immunodiagnostics; one in manufacturing and installing microprocessor
based energy conservation systems; and one in medical devices.
I have had to meet weekly payrolls, the true test of an entrepreneur.
I built and sold my first company, Princeton Laboratories,
Inc. to Carter-Wallace, Inc. in 1974 after bringing out one
of the first Over-the-Counter pregnancy tests, Answer (still
in your local drugstore). I remained with Carter-Wallace as
Corporate Vice President of Corporate Development until founding
Aegis Systems Corporation in 1977. (Reached over $50.0 million
in product line installation and sales, and sold privately
10 years later) The decade of the 1990ís was devoted to wireless
communication, on-line software and direct response healthcare
Princeton Laboratories, I was a senior technology consultant
with The Diebold Group (concentrating on computer applications
to businesses and forecasting technological trends and their
impact on industries), and I bought and sold companies as
a V.P. - Corporate Development of The Reliance Group. In parallel
with my business ventures, from 1977 on, I have managed a
top level business consulting company, The Aegis Group, Inc.
in Princeton, NJ providing new venture, market and product
analyses, corporate planning, valuation studies, and M &
A advise for Fortune 500 companies and Wall Street Firms Ö
and raising venture capital for new ventures.
have always looking to the future and to a new world order.
My interests and ventures have been on the frontiers of technology
and society attempting to change the ways in which we live
for the better. My interest in nanotechnology has been intense
over the last three years and, having found confusion, misunderstanding
and hype around my investigation of nanotechnology, I bring
my over 45 years of solid venture and new technology entrepreneurial
business experience, insights and analyses to NanoClarity.
It is a much-needed product.
have a BS in Electrical Engineering in computers from MIT
and an MBA from Harvard. Throughout my career, I have chaired
and conducted numerous seminars and panels. Recently, I have
acted as an advisor to Teach for America's The New Teacher
Project and to Donor's Choose, a new classroom supplemental
financing initiative. In the middle 1990s, I was a Visiting
Lecturer at Princeton University teaching a seminar in Technological
passions are cosmology (a natural outgrowth of living and
teaching in Princeton, N.J., the heart and soul of cosmology),
tennis and lacrosse. Each spring I coach varsity lacrosse
at St. Peterís Preparatory School in Jersey City, N.J.
live with my wonderful wife and partner, Lynn Jericho, a personal
counselor, lecturer and author of Ground Zero and The Human
Soul; The Search for the New Ordinary Life which she and a
partner published soon after 9/11 and after we had seen from
our deck in Jersey City just across the Hudson River the collapse
of the World Trade Center Twin Towers.
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