An engineer that leverages years of academic, venture, and industrial experience with knowledge in software development to bring innovative problem solving skills to add value to any organization.
-Managed 10+ portfolio companies and projects that had a total investment of over $2.5 million
-Provided due diligence for prospective investments as well as responsible for the overall business strategy and operations of funded companies
-1 granted patent, 10 published papers (4 first author), and 2 published book chapters
-Knowledge in several computer languages such as Java, Python, and HTML
Foundation Venture Capital Group, Venture Associate, Princeton, NJ June 2016 – Oct 2018
-Managed the company’s early stage portfolio which included a broad range of technologies including several software solutions.
-Evaluated the technologies and determined the risks of the various startups and projects that were seeking investment via market, budget analysis, and IP evaluation.
-Led the efforts for one startup within the portfolio to generate a positive revenue for the group.
-Directly involved with the founders and senior management of the portfolio companies and guided them on their product development, regulations, and daily operations.
AT&T, Associate Applications Developer, Middletown, NJ Jan 2016 – June 2016
-Part of a 3 member team that created an automation testing toolkit for SDN controllers.
-Utilized Java, HTML, Selenium, Jenkins, as well as several other frameworks.
Regenerative Tech, Inc., Co-founder, NJ Sept 2012 – Sept 2016
-Spearheaded the development, and testing of synthetic grafts for nerve and cartilage repair.
-Was responsible for developing the FDA regulatory and preclinical testing plans.
-Created and setup the website for the company.
Stevens Institute of Technology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Hoboken, NJ June 2015 – Jan 2016
-Headed the development of toxicity assays for algae for the remediation of pink water for US Army RDECOM.
-Led a team that that was awarded the $50,000 NSF I-Corps grant which was utilized for the market research and business discovery of the novel nerve guidance conduit.
-Managed the development and validated a patented nerve graft for peripheral nerve repair.
Stevens Institute of Technology, Ph.Dc, Fellow, Hoboken, NJ Sept 2010 – May 2015
-Was awarded a 2014 NSF I-Corps $50,000 grant for the commercialization of a developed cartilage technology which led to over 100 interviews with KOLs and stakeholders.
-Developed a patented novel osteochondral scaffold for the regeneration of articular cartilage.
-Performed multiple studies to test the efficacy of different polymeric scaffolds and coatings that aided the PI in obtaining over $1,000,000 in DoD, NIH, and NSF grant funding.
Udacity, Online, Nanodegree in Programming
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, PhD in Biomedical Engineering May 2015
New York University, New York, NY, MS in Biomaterials Oct 2010
Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, BS in Biomedical Engineering; Minor: Economics May 2006
Computer Skills: Java, Python, HTML, Wireshark, Nmap, Git, SQL, MS Office