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.
Mr. Kotter’s current research at RedWave is focused on nano-materials and the novel design of nano-antenna thin-films he developed at INL. He has fifteen U.S. patents, and over 20 publications and papers. Mr. Kotter is the winner of seven George Westinghouse Signature awards and two Nano50 awards. Dale has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University.
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).
D’Arcy has an MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and a BACS from the University of Western Ontario. Prior to joining Northwater he spent seven years as a trader including four years at CIBC World Markets where he was Director, Global Derivatives and Strategic Risk.