Steve is a co-Founder and President and CEO of Optodot. He has over 35 years of experience in specialty materials and coatings including long term roles as Chief Technical Officer or Chief Marketing Officer at various high technology companies in battery, imaging, data storage media, coatings, and chemical businesses. Dr. Carlson is the author of over 40 patents and patent applications, including 12 issued U.S. patents on sol-gel battery separators and 11 issued U.S. patents on optical materials. He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from MIT.
Ron Schreiber – Partner for New York investments for SoftBank Capital and Managing General Partner of Seed Capital Partners.
Ron is an experienced operating executive with an expertise in founding and leading companies and technology development. He has founded two lasting billion dollar technology companies and led them to successful exits, and he is a seasoned venture capitalist who has operated three venture funds where he has realized upper quartile returns.
Bruce is a veteran entrepreneur and business executive and a co-Founder of Optodot. He has launched five technology enterprises where he had complete leadership and bottom line responsibility, including strategic visioning; executive and board team building; branding, communications, marketing and sales; and financing. Presently, Bruce is the President of Wilson Solarpower. He earned three degrees from MIT. Bruce has served on numerous boards of directors and has twice testified to Congress.