Board of Advisors


John Muczko, Chairman, Board of Advisors


John Muczko has more than 35 years of experience in technology and service-based companies serving as chairman, CEO, president,  chief operating officer, and vice president for marketing.  He has served as director on twelve boards of public and private corporations.  In addition,  he served as managing director for an international consulting company and an investment firm, as well as founder and director of a public relations and advertising firm.  Mr. Muczko's served as the chairman of Xlvision Inc., an optics technology-based company owned by Safeguard Scientific, Inc., a billion-dollar venture capital firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange.  Previously, as director of business development for Lockheed Martin Electronics and Missiles, Ocala's Manufacturing Operation, Mr. Muczko was responsible for expanding business outside the military electronics and missiles industry, focusing on other aerospace opportunities, as well as developing a global commercial business.   


Gerard Eldering, Advisor


Gerard Eldering is Founder and President of InnovateTech Ventures, a consulting firm helping colleges and universities commercialize new intellectual property.  He has been working in the technology transfer community for more than a decade and is a passionate supporter of technology transfer venture creation.  He has facilitated or co-founded six technology transfer startup companies since 1997.   Previously Mr. Eldering headed technology transfer for the MITRE Corporation. 


Dr. Mahesh Joshi, Advisor


Dr. Joshi is an Associate Professor of Management at the School of Business of George Mason University.  He received his Ph.D. in strategic management and international management from Temple University.  He received a BS in mathematics and operations research from Bombay University (Mumbai, India) and a post graduate diploma in international business from Xavier Institute of Management, Mumbai, India.