Award-winning Senior level executive with 25+ years of success in global strategic innovation leadership, sales, marketing, operational and investment management. Recognized expert in entrepreneurship (including entrepreneurial education), lean startup methods, innovation management, and technology development. Consultant to numerous international companies and startups. Extensive experience with fund raising through a successful IPO (CKSW). Executive level positions in top tier companies: ClickSoftware, Mirantis, Siemens, HP, etc. Founder of Fowler International, GVA LaunchGurus (Co-Founder) and Broadiant.
Founder of one of the top startup accelerator programs in Eastern Europe and top speaker in the region.
Several awards for excellence in the region. Co-Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee. TEDx speaker and numerous international speaking engagements.
Venture-backed serial entrepreneur leading several startups from concept to capital raising to IPO.
Worked on technology commercialization initiatives and industry partnerships for a 40-nation, $1B+ fund, employing 26,000 scientists and engineers across 500 research institutes as a sales and marketing executive consultant.
Extensive experience helping international companies enter the USA market by developing business plans, sales strategies and assisting with very high level sales calls.