October '09 Jam
How did they start-up?
- 11 a.m. - Richard Tarrant, Jr. MyWebGrocer
- 12 noon - Adam Alpert, CEO BioTek
Adam L. Alpert is vice president of Lionheart Technologies, Inc. and serves as vice president of its principal subsidiary, BioTek Instruments, Inc. He has served in other management positions within BioTek, including Software Engineering Manager and OEM Marketing Manager for Systems, where he led a team of hardware and software engineers to create the company’s first high-throughput clinical system product for infectious disease diagnostics and screening. Alpert later developed the Company’s OEM blood-typing business, which now has annual revenue of more than $13M. In his present role, Alpert is responsible for business development, including mergers and acquisitions. He also works along with his brother, Briar, as a board member for both Lionheart Technologies, Inc. and BioTek Instruments, Inc. Alpert graduated from the University of Vermont in 1980 with a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics.
- 1 p.m. - Steve Arms, Founder, CEO MicroStrain
- 2 p.m. - Lisa Groeneveld, Logic Supply
- 3 p.m. - Paul Millman, President Chroma Technology Corp.
- 4 p.m. - Michael Jager, Creative Director and President, Jager DiPaola Kemp Design (JDK)
For 20 years Michael Jager has directed the multidisciplinary efforts of a studio whose process is informed by emotional, rational, and cultural forces and whose focus centers on the idea that design distinction matters. Working with internal and external partners, Michael has helped to create proprietary processes, experiences and exploratory environments like Living Brand®, the Collaboratory, Exquisite Corpse Artsite, Iskra Print Collective, and Sanctuary Artsite. Guided by Ezra Pound’s simply but elegantly stated principle of “make it new,” his collaborative output for a multitude of today’s most important and relevant brands is recognized worldwide by design periodicals, books, competitions, exhibitions, and his peers. Michael lives in Burlington, Vermont, with his wife and three children.