Technology and Web-Based Services

Mark Lowenstein

Mark Lowenstein

Current City: West Falmouth, MA
Chapter: Cape Cod SCORE

Mark Lowenstein was an Assistant Professor of Business at a small college most recently. Mr.Lowenstein has a wide background in business development, contract negotiation, strategic alliances, marketing and international/domestic sales channel management in the software/high tech industry. He has a number of years of entrepreneurial experience with knowledge of a number of different markets and a strong sense of customer's needs. 

Evaluating and refining business models and reviewing business plans are a specialty. He knows how to help you evaluate your target market and determine the characteristics of your target customers. He will advise you on how to structure product and/or service offerings for a successful business. In addition,he can determine the best means to deliver the product and/or service in a cost effective manner using a variety of methods; both direct and indirect.

He has consulted with inventors evaluating the commercial feasibility of markets and product development for a variety of patents.  He was the COO of a fixed wireless broadband company focused on the Caribbean market. Mark was the VP of Business Development at a software industry non profit. He co-founded two software based startups: one was a supplier of tactical weather systems to the US military and international markets and the other a data acquisition measurement company for manufacturers.

He has worked with several non profit organizations and has been on the board of a regional economic development agency. He is currently a trustee for a local college.

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BABSON COLLEGE, MBA; SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, JD; UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, BA

Judith A Edwards

Judith A Edwards

Chapter: Canton SCORE

Project manager and line manager in both defense and commercial manufacturing for over 30 years. Projects included systems developments for avionics, client server transaction processing applications, and quality process systems. Managed outsourced software developments. Currently, adjunct professor in math & computer science.

non profit counseling for boards

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Education

<p> BS Mathematics Education MA Mathematics PhD Computer Science</p>

Douglas J Crawford

Douglas J Crawford

Current City: Newark, OH

20 Years in Apparel industry doing research and Development and equipment design. 3 years in project management. 20 years in Plant Maintenance, management and engineering.

Awarded 5 US Patents

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<p> &nbsp; 4 years David Dale College of Engineering Mechanical engineering, Non Degree Hudson Valley Community College Industrial controls and design ,Certification Program. Utica College Business Management&nbsp;</p>

Suresh P Parab-Desai

Suresh P Parab-Desai

Current City: Barboursville, WV
Chapter: Huntington SCORE

1) Product Development, 2) Manufacturing Management, 3) Engineering Design & Management, 4) Project Management. 5) Process Control & Troubleshooting and 6) Skills Training. Have over 45 years of experience, in above mentioned fields, in various heavy manufacturing industries: Metallurgical ( High Nickel Alloys, Alloy Steels), Chemical and Specialized Machinery Fabrications.

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Donald Ed Jones

Ed Jones

Donald Ed Jones

Current City: Jupiter, FL

Expert in new product development, intellectual property protection, business start-up, marketing and financing strategy including JOBS Act crowd funding, business operations, developing business plans that "Shark Tank" would find compelling.

45 year career in both small business and large multi-national public companies.

Currently CEO/CTO of a new product development  company in Florida specializing in machine to machine communications solutions. 

Previously a VP of Operations / Manufacturing / Engineering for Regenerative Technologies Corporation.

Prior to that Senior Director of Research and Development for a Tyco International (TYC) strategic business unit focusing on retail item security and life safety device communications technology.

I have been professionally engaged in the information technology (IT) industry since 1971.

Regenerative Technologies Corp - VP 1/2012 - 8/2014,

Tyco International (TYC) - 2001 to 2011 Senior Director - Engineering 2009 - 2010 Global Enterprise and System Software - Tyco Retail Solutions Director Engineering 2007 - 2009 Global Enterprise and System Software - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products

Director Engineering 2002 - 2007 Radio Frequency Identification SBU - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products

Manager Product Assurance 2001 - 2002 Sensormatic

Crossmatch Technologies Inc. (fingerprint scanning, analysis and identification) Director - Software Development 2000-2001

Quadramed Corporation (QDHC)Vice President, Technology 1998-2000

Marquette Medical Systems (MEI) - GE Director - Information Interchange / Interoperability 1996-1998 Vice President - Engineering & Manufacturing 1994-1996 Project Lead - Software 1991-1994

Sabattical (self funded) 1990 -1991

Health Care Office Systems Inc. President - Owner 1985-1990

Cyberstar Corporation President 1980-1985

Microspect Partner 1973-1980

Minnesota Growth Exchange Inc. Partner 1973-1978

Small business experience includes organization development and management consultation, document duplication systems, computer software (Value Added Reseller), motels and property management. Large business experience has included senior management roles in research and development, electronics manufacturing, medical device regulatory affairs and quality systems, product support, mergers and acquisitions, offshore capabilities development, intellectual property management, product development process. software product life cycle management, product management. 

See my linked in profile at www.linkedin.com/pub/ed-jones/6/b93/460/

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&lt;p&gt; &amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;gt; 1970 BA Philosophy / Lingusitics 1971-1973 Research Director - Rural Crime and Justice Institute - Center for the Study of Local Government&amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;gt;&lt;/p&gt;

Cliff Sullivan

A1,Business,Start Up,Operations,Marketing,Sales,Advertising,Growth,Corporation,

Cliff Sullivan

Current City: Largo, FL

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A1,Business Mentor,Start up,Organize,Grow,Marketing,Sales,Accounting,Finance, Facebook, Linkedin. Owned and Operated several business ventures, a Petroleum Distributorship, which included Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning Contracting, Residential and Commercial for over 35 years. Formerly Licensed Master Plumber and Master Electrician.Licensed, New Hampshire Broker Real Estate, Insurance Property,Casualty/Life Accident, Health, Securities. Internal Revenue Service (Retired), Real Estate Developer,Investor, Chairman Planning,Land Use Board 8 years. SCORE Business In person, and Email Mentor. Clearwater, Florida. SCORE Business Workshop Presenter: How to really start your own business. How to Grow Your Business, How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive, Estimating and Bidding. Marketing, Sales, Social Media, Business Plan, Profit.

 https://www.score.org/mentors/cliff-sullivan​

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Education

 Central Catholic High School, U.S. Navy Electricians Mate School. U.S. Navy First Naval District Instructor School. Northern Essex Community College, AA Business Studies, New Hampshire College,1972, Southern New Hampshire University BS Business 2012.

Michael C Harris

Michael C Harris

Current City: Charlotte, NC
Chapter: Charlotte SCORE

Worked primarily in the database-related facets of IT for over 25 years and was responsible for the overall architecture of a number of systems. Ran my own consulting firm, specializing in the areas of database administration, data modeling and creation of database dependent web sites. Since joining SCORE I have mentored over 500 clients in their start-up, and later, phase[s] of existence.

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B.S. - Management Science; M.A, - Economics; further graduate study - Economics, Computer Science; Many continuing education seminars

John Roof

John Roof

Current City: Hudson, FL

Knowledgeable in  Business Operations. Specialized in International Business Operations. Highly Knowledgeable in Computer Systems.I am a well-rounded manager with extensive knowledge and experience in operations management which includes process Improvement (Six-Sigma – Green Belt), paralegal (purchase and service related contracts coupled with other related legal documentation, Project Management, strategic finance experience that collimated in seven years of experience as a member of the Board of Directors of 150+ million non-profit and IT technology including long-range telemetry and particle physics as well as training, coaching and/or mentoring experience. Professional Qualifications: Both business and technically competent that proved extremely useful as an important member of legal teams that worked on multiple multi-million dollar contracts. Extensive experience coordinating and obtaining equipment global safety certification (CE, CSA, etc.) for the world’s first manufactured MIX systems that were shipped world-wide. Able to analyze a business and offer recommendations for improvement in effectiveness and efficiency, Extensive knowledge and experience in the technical arena that includes IT, satellite remote tracking station equipment and High Energy Physics (HEP) hybrid networks. Effective written and oral communication skills which interfaces well with all levels of management, More than seven years on the Board of Directors of a financial non-profit organization where I played a significant role in in the strategic direction of the organization. Academic credentials: MBA; International Business, BBA, Business Management Computer Literate: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, with more than three dozen technical certifications in satellite remote tracking station and high Energy Physics (HEP) pieces of equipment.

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BBA: Major: Business Management

MBA: Major: International Business

Training: Six-Sigma Project Management

SCORE ExpertAnswers

Information technology (IT) may be the most critical element of a small business’s operations, and the least understood. Yet, without proper planning and updating, networking and communication infrastructure may fall short of what’s needed to keep in step with both internal and client growth.

This month David Tucker, Vice President and General Manager for Cisco’s Small Business Technology Group and a long-time observer of evolving network technology, helps de-mystify the options and opportunities within those “black boxes” upon which so many of today’s small businesses rely.

 

About the Author

David Tucker is Vice President and General Manager for Cisco’s Small Business Technology Group. Known for his technology vision, he is pioneer in the consolidation of voice and data networks with extensive sales and marketing, telecommunications, and technical experience.

Dr. Diana D Dunn

Dr. Diana D Dunn

Current City: Jericho, VT

Diana has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing, product development, quality and test, and research.  She has worked in the automotive industry, with a team of cardiologists for biomedical engineering applications, supported government contracts for surveillance applications, and in the semiconductor industry.  Diana has extensive experience in engineering and also in the management of up to 80 engineers and technicians throughout New England.  She is interested in helping small businesses and single owner businesses understand how to differentiate their product, invest their money wisely, develop sound business plans, and start basic social media marketing.  Her personal interests include the fine arts and spending time with her family.

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Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering  (University of Utah, June 1989)

Master of Science Electrical Engineering (University of Utah, June 1984)

Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering (Wright State University, June 1982)    

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