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Michael J. Wozny
Michael J. Wozny Adviser

RPI - Department Head of Electrical, Computer, and Systems EngineeringServed on the Boards of Directors of three companies. His research center at RPI is supported by 48 companies during its 16 year existence, including aircraft companies such as Boeing. Served as a Division Director at NSF and a Lab Director at NIST.

Michael Lobsinger
Michael Lobsinger Adviser

Michael Lobsinger is the Senior Vice President for CEG’s Business Growth Services (BGS) and Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). Michael directs the BGS|MEP team in providing exemplary support to manufacturing and technology companies with a focus on Continuous Improvement, Technology Acceleration, Growth & Innovation, Export, Supply Chain, Sustainability and Workforce Development. Prior to joining CEG in 2013, he was a senior engineer at Boeing.

Robert Braathe
Robert Braathe Adviser

Founder of Braathe Enterprises. Business trainer and leader of BEYourStart and Virtual Internship Program. Professor at Siena College, The College of St. Rose and several community and private colleges in courses that include entrepreneurship.

Brian Apkarian
Brian Apkarian Adviser

Director of Business Development at the Center for Automation Technologies & Systems.

David Allen
David Allen Adviser

President at Sinicon Plastics, Pittsfield, MA.

Rakshit Amba
Rakshit Amba Materials Engineer Adviser

Material Engineer and a Processing Expert with over a decade of experience in Application Development.