Mr. Egan has over 25 years experience in the investment / venture capital business as a Executive Vice President with PaineWebber, Kemper Securities, Dain Rauscher Wessels and as a venture partner with Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet ventures. Mr. Egan sits on the Board of Artic Sand (Cambridge Massachusetts), Aquilon Energy Services (Lisle Illinois), One Chip Photonics (Ottawa Canada) Ioxus inc (Oneonta, New York) Airgain inc (Carlsbad California) Legend 3D (San Diego California) American ePay (Chicago Illinois) Specialist on Call (Westlake Village California) Gen3partners (Boston Massachettuets) Skyonic (Austin Texas), ThikVIne (Chicago Illinois), and is an observer on the Board of Textura inc (Deerfield Illinois) and MTPV (Boston Massachusetts).
Richard represents EnerTech Holding Company, a subsidiary of the Kuwait Investment Authority, on the Board of RedWave Energy. He is responsible for technology due diligence at EnerTech and is leading development of a technology assessment and commercialization function to include forecasting, scanning and analysis. Before joining EnerTech Richard was a Senior Advisor at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) where he managed the development of the Commercialization Division. He began his career as a foreign service office with the U.S. Department of State, was a technical group manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and was Vice President for Oil and Gas at Battelle Memorial Institute. Richard received his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and was a Fellow with the United Nations (UNITAR) International Law Program. He is a member of the D.C. Bar.
Mr. Nelson is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in business development, distribution and strategic relationships in startups as well as in fortune 500 companies. Jim brings a depth of experience from building and managing customer service organizations to sales leadership at Apropos Technology, Inc leading to a successful IPO. Along with a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Norbert College Jim has an MBA from Northern Illinois University.
Mr. Brady is an entrepreneur with a background in Physics, Astronomy and Electrical Engineering. He was a member of technical staff at Bell Laboratories before founding a telecommunications software startup, Apropos Technology, Inc., where he served in various roles including CTO and CEO. Apropos completed a successful public offering in 2000. Along with a Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and Physics from University of Illinois Pat has an MSEE from Northwestern University.