Greg Martin, PhD
Greg is an executive, entrepreneur, engineer and scientist with over 25 years’ experience taking medical technologies from concept to bedside to commercialization in academic, start-up and corporate environments. He has held leadership roles in multiple medical device companies ranging from start-ups to publicly-traded corporations including Hologic Inc., Hemedex Inc. and Cytec. Greg has a track record of success in executive management, team building, R&D, change/crisis management, product development, product launch, operations, clinical research, regulatory affairs, business development, manufacturing and marketing.
Jerry Weinstein, PhD
During his 35 year career with appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corp (based in Benton Harbor, MI), Jerry held C suite-level globally responsible executive positions in operations and manufacturing. Jerry now runs Armstrong Global Investments, LLC is a small private investment firm, focusing primarily on early stage companies. Jerry is an active member of several angel investing groups and on the Board of several startup companies. Jerry is also a member of the IGWE Trust Investment Club, a group of active investors in public equities, where he is a vice president and serves on the Board of Trustees
Roy Birnbaum, JD
Roy is a senior commercial and corporate lawyer with more than 35 years of global and general practice experience, particularly in pharmaceuticals and emerging markets, including a wide variety of corporate, transactional and compliance matters, as well as supporting access initiatives for low income markets, various corporate CSR initiatives and managing internal pro bono programs for ex US lawyers and legal staff. He retired in December 2017 from Merck & Co., Inc. as Counsel, International Legal and Compliance, and previously had similar positions with Pfizer, Inc. and Pharmacia Corporation and its predecessors. Roy holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Brandeis University.
Michael Putnam, MBA
Mike is Senior Vice President for Consumer Markets at American Well, a telehealth company based in Boston. Mike Putnam also led product for Jana, a mobile startup that is reinventing marketing in the developing world. Mike previously led mobile product management for TripAdvisor, the world’s largest and most popular travel network. Mike holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a BS in Engineering from Stanford.
Robert Panoff, MBA
Bob Panoff founded RPM and has led its client engagements for ten years. He combines exceptional strategic planning and sales management abilities with a track record of operational excellence in the telecommunications market. He was formerly vice-president of marketing for Excel Switching (1997-98), in sales and marketing with NMS Communications and VP/GM of NMS Europe. Bob holds a BA (Cum Laude) from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Geoffrey Kirkman, MPA
Geoffrey Kirkman is Director of Major Gifts and Alumnni Relations at Harvard University’s JFK School of Government. He was previously an international advancement officer for Brown University, responsible for the University’s fundraising and outreach in Latin America, Korea, Singapore, Japan and Canada. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation. Kirkman has professional experience in more than 30 countries worldwide, with a particular emphasis on Latin America.