Mr. Brody was part of the founding team of the African Leadership Academy, a start-up pan African secondary school, dedicated to improving Africa’s leadership through educating future leaders of Africa. Previously, Mr. Brody worked for PIMCO Funds (now Allianz Global Investors). He joined PIMCO after working for GenuOne.
Mr. Brody holds a BA in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Harvard College and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School. He has been awarded five patents.
Dr. Terry has extensive experience supporting wireless standard activities, including serving as vice-chair of the IEEE 802.11g standard and as a contributing member to the WiMedia 1.0 PHY specification. He also has participated in 3GPP-LTE and ITU-R standardization bodies. A senior member of the IEEE, he has generated more than 25 pending/issued domestic and foreign patents related to wireless technology. He is also the co-author of “OFDM Wireless LANs: A Theoretical and Practical Guide.” Dr. Terry earned his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology and has received numerous technical achievement awards.
Mr. Levy served as founding CEO and Vice-Chair of ePlanet, a computer vision company, has worked at Interval Research Corp., a technology based think tank based in Palo Alto where he developed commercialization strategies for innovative technologies. Prior to Interval, Mr. Levy was a general partner of Ariel Securities Corp., an NASD-licensed broker/dealer specializing in venture capital and media-based investments. He is a board member of the Cathay Investment Fund and has served on the following boards: OnPATH Technologies, Peek Inc., Peek India, Simparel Corp., Evogen, WiSpry, HiGTek, VisionSense, Adjungo Networks and Ovex Corp. In addition he has been an adviser to Tseng Laboratories and Advanced Medical Imaging. Mr. Levy earned an A.B. from Amherst College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Johnson is a past director of the National Venture Capital Association, a past president of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists, and was a trustee of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District for 12 years. He also taught a class in entrepreneurship and venture capital at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for 12 years and is still active on the faculty. Mr. Johnson has served as an advisor to several eastern European countries since 1990 in the area of entrepreneurship and privatization, and has helped form venture funds in several countries. He is active in educational and cultural affairs and served as chairman of the board of San Francisco Opera from 1999-2008. Mr. Johnson is the lead limited partner of Asset Management Ventures and is active in managing his family office and foundation. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
He has chaired a joint program on election reform law at Harvard and American University Law Schools, served as past president of the National Symphony Orchestra, and was former chairman of the board for the Washington Educational Television Association. Mr. Mayers also has been active with the visiting committee of the board of overseers of Harvard Law School, the Sidwell Friends School, Americans for Peace Now, the Federal City Council, and the Community Foundation for the National Capital Area. He also served as director of Netscan, Inc. and chairman of the Legal Action Center.
He served as chairman of the board of directors of the Advanced Television Test Center, which was instrumental in development of the North American technical standards for the broadcasting of high definition television. In the U.S. Air Force’s Research & Development Command during the 1950s, he served as a project engineer where he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for his work in electronic countermeasures. A registered professional engineer, Mr. Williamson earned a B.A. and an MBA from the University of Michigan and is a registered professional engineer.
He previously held VP, engineering and director of technology roles with Fortune 500 companies including L-3 Communications, Honeywell and AlliedSignal. He co-founded Transparent Networks, a silicon-valley based developer of switches for all optical networks. Early in his career, Dr. Smith, a registered professional engineer, developed a number of MEMS-based technologies and components at Sandia National Laboratories. He has held numerous board positions in the technology industry with companies such as Silicon Sense, WiSpry, Etherstack and Tendril Networks. He earned his Ph.D. in engineering from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Smith also earned an MBA and is a senior member of the IEEE.
During his career, Mr. von Zelowitz also served as an investment manager at Argnor Wireless Ventures where he completed investments in early stage companies. He served as a strategic advisor at Northstream where he directed startup and Fortune 500 clients in the communications sector. Mr. von Zelowitz was also an Underwriting Officer at the Chubb Group in the United States. He has been a board member with NYX Interactive, JAlbum AB, blinkBox, Player X, and Syslore. He earned an MBA from the University of Cambridge and a double B.A. from Macalester College where he currently serves as a Trustee.
Early in his career, he conducted pioneering work in the design of the first CMOS version of the Intel 8086 microprocessor, and in IC design tools leading to today’s design automation tools that are supplied by companies such as Cadence. An experienced entrepreneur, Mr. Hilbert has raised more than $100M in financing to fund two start-up semiconductor companies during the past fifteen years. He has served on numerous boards in the commercial, government, and academic arenas. Mr. Hilbert earned a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, an M.S in computer science from Florida Institute of Technology.