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A group of seasoned entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors who are also WPI alumni, faculty, staff, and friends, the Tech Advisors meet regularly to mentor aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators. 

With extensive experience in new venture development, commercialization, engineering, strategic planning, financing, marketing, sales, and product development, the Tech Advisors volunteer untold hours each month to provide expert advice and access to networks for early stage entrepreneurs and innovators, guiding them through the product launch process. They understand the value of seasoned advice and spend countless hours helping WPI community members develop the exact tools and networks they need for their plan. 

Not every venture succeeds--and that's part of the entrepreneurial process. When they do succeed, the idea is to keep the ventures local as practical, continuing to grow the local economic base.

If a link is associated with a member's name, it will take you to his or her LinkedIn profile.  

Andy Aberdale headshotAndy Aberdale ‘89
Target Logistics

Hemant Ajbani​Hemant Ajbani '15
DiPrete Engineering

Jennifer AlmyJennifer Almy ‘93
Medical Device Quality and ComplianceCRC Quality Solutions
Principal Consultant

Mike AspinwallMike Aspinwall ‘75
CCP Equity Partners
Managing Partner

Jim BaumJim Baum ‘86
Technology Executive

Jennifer Bergantino
Con Conn

Paul Bergantino
Con Conn
​VP Business Development

Diana Bolick headshotDiana Bolick


Mark Bugbee headshotMark Bugbee
Vokadu Systems LLC

Gerald BurnsGerald Burns ‘91
CIVIQ Smartscapes

Joe BushJoe Bush '04
Worcester Clean Tech Incubator
Executive Director

Glenn ButlerGlenn Butler ‘89
CTO Services, LLC
Founder and CEO

Jay Cahill headshotJay Cahill
BlueFin Technology Partners
Co-Founder and Partner

John CalcioJohn Calcio ‘87
VP Sales

Jay Cormier headshotJay Cormier

Phil CyrPhil Cyr ‘86
Longden Company

Kerri DiPietroKerri DiPietro ’98, ‘04
Director Quality - Global Clinical & Digital Health, Boston Scientific


Ray DunnRay Dunn, MD
UMass Medical School
Professor and Chief of Plastic Surgery

Jeffrey Duquette '91, '93
Duquette Law Group, LLC

Phil Faulkner headshotPhil Faulkner
Transparent Choice Limited
Vice President

Henry FitzgeraldHenry Fitzgerald ‘75


Barry FougereBarry Fougere ‘86
ATN International
Executive VP, Business Operations

Larry Genovesi ‘81
Data Insight Systems, Inc.

Ari Giaya headshotAri Giaya
LaunchBay LLC

Frank Goppel
Solect Energy Development, LLC
​Director, Business Development

Craig GosselinCraig Gosselin ‘86
Framework Consulting Group
Chief Revenue Officer

Maneesh Goyal ‘95
Welltok, Inc.
SVP of Corporate Development and Strategic Integration

Joseph Graham ‘96
Oxford Immunotec
​Director, Corporate Development

Georgia Griffith headshotGeorgia Griffith
​Operations Executive and Intrapreneur


Ray HaarstickRay Haarstick ‘83
Relevant Equity Systems, Inc.

Don Harbert headshotDon Harbert
​High Tech Executive (retired)

Scott Harris '82
Onshape Inc.
Co-founder and Vice President of Product Definition & UX

Jeremy HitchcockJeremy Hitchcock ‘04

John JosephJohn Joseph ‘86
President and Co-founder

Robert Kasameyer headshotRobert Kasameyer
Green Status Pro

Alan KirbyAlan Kirby '74
BitSight Technologies

Ray Knox
VP Manufacturing Solutions

Enis Konuk​Enis Konuk
qwikLABS Inc.
CEO and Founder

Bill LappBill Lapp ‘02
Sales Engineering, Americas Leader

Dave Mahoney headshotDave Mahoney
Datawatch Corporation
Vice Chairman

Sean MahoneySean Mahoney '09
AndPlus LLC
President and CEO

Pete MancaPete Manca ‘94
Egenera, Inc.

John MarczrwskiJohn J. Marczewski ‘85
Energy Initiatives Group LLC

Bob MasonBob Mason ‘94
Project 11
Managing Director

Tom MedrekTom Medrek ‘78
Con Conn
Co-Founder and CEO

Howard MillerHoward Miller ‘84
Jamba Juice
Legal Affairs

Vijay Murthy
SVA Services LLC

Michael NeeceMichael R. Neece ‘78
Jenyta Networks
Co-Founder, President and COO

Jim O'NeillJim O’Neill ‘93

Kevin O'SullivanKevin O’Sullivan
Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives

Tripp Peake
Long River Ventures, Inc.
​Managing Partner

Dick PerreaultDick Perreault ‘75
Keysight Technologies
Power & Energy Division

Dan Pierson '12
Bose Corporation
Product Manager

Joe QuinlivanJoe Quinlivan ‘96
Amazon Robotics
President & COO

Mark Quinlivan ‘81
CEO and Founder

Ron RanauroRon Ranauro ‘83
Incite Advisors

Ken RappKen Rapp
The Rapp Group
​Managing Director

Brian Rapp '00
GE Healthcare
Senior Engineering Manager, Bioprocess R&D

Ray Ritter headshotRay Ritter
Lighthouse Strategix

John RoughneenJohn Roughneen ‘89
Business Adviser

Scott SargisScott Sargis ‘81
International Entrepreneurship Center
Managing Director

David SmithDavid Smith ‘79
Newagen Group, LLC
Managing Director

John SnowJohn Snow ‘85
CaseBank Technologies Inc.
VP, Marketing & Strategic Alliances

Tim SomadelisTim Somadelis ‘81
The Soma Group

Jeff Tingle '77
Strive Labs, Inc.
CTO and Co-Founder

Paul VaradianPaul Varadian ‘75


Joe VignalyJoe Vignaly '82
Business Strategy Consulting Partners

Preet Virk​Preet Virk ‘90
GM Networking BU at Macom

Ron Welter
Hawkins Point Partners
VP of Consulting Services

Paul Wengender
Beryllium Discovery Corp
​Chief Business Officer

Mark Wilcox ‘81
State Street
Service Delivery Manager

Mark WillinghamMark Willingham '87
Labsphere, Inc.
Vice President Marketing & Sales

Tom Witkin headshotTom Witkin