Douglas A.Raelson - Chair
Colin C. Kerr
Michael G. Izenson, PhD
Dr. Izenson is a principal engineer at Creare, Inc., a New Hampshire - based engineering and R&D firm. He advises and manages R&D projects to demonstrate innovative technologies in the fields of power systems engineering, thermal/fuild devices, and fluid dynamics for diverse clients including the Army, the Navy, NASA, the Department of Energy, and industrial clients. Mike holds a Ph.D in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has published extensively, and his 2002 paper on water balance in fuel cells won Advanced Energy Systems Symposium's best paper award. Dr. Izenson is also the recipient of NASA's group achievement award for 1998.
Patrick J.Magari, PhD
Dr. Magari is a principal engineer at Creare, Inc. His work for NASA and various US Government agencies sees him focusing on electricity generation projects and fuel cells. Dr. Magari holds a Ph.D in aerospace, mechanical and electrical engineering from Syracuse University having further conducted postgraduate studies at Oxford University. He has published extensively in peer reviewed scholarly journals.
For nearly two decades, Mike has helped technology companies build and leverage foundational patent portfolios. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications, litigated high stakes patent disputes, represented clients in patent licensing and patent sale negotiations, and managed large patent portfolios. He has broad experience in various technology industries including interactive media, integrated circuit design, telephony, networking, microwave guides, digital displays, photonic devices, mechanical devices, health care, and alternative energy. After spending his early career at the global law firm of Morrison & Foerster, Mike co-founded Muriel Kapouytian Woods LLP in 2007. Since then, he has led its growth from a three-person operation to a well extablished New York-San Francisco firm of 22 people.
Gregory Gooch, B. Eng.,MBA
Gregory Gooch recently retired as an officer and director of FuelPositive Corp and had been connected to that company for over fifteen years. He has specialized in new product development and in the financing and start-up of new technology businesses for more than 50 years. During the past fifteen years, he has participated in four significant start-ups which included over $40 million of financing and the formation of the management teams to operate these companies on an ongoing basis. He was also engaged in the investment industry and taught Finance at McGill University Business School.He currently is a shareholder and/or an advisor /officer /director in six new technology companies he helped found.