The InnoVision jury panel is composed of consultants, technical leaders, university members, business leaders, and industrial researchers; all located outside the state of South Carolina. The judging process seeks the most significant new innovations in development, integration, sustainability, education, community service, and small enterprise.
Kevin presently serves as Senior Program Manager at NineSigma NA in the Cleveland, Ohio region. He is a physical chemist with a strong background in R&D and a keen ability to connect innovations.
Joon is presently Director of Business Development, Industry Relations at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has a strong background in agricultural biotechnology and intellectual property commercialization.
Salam a Professor of Microbiology at NC A&T University in Greensboro, N.C. Salam provides support to the food industry, with specialties relating to food processing, dairy product fermentation, biochemistry and food safety.
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Beth is Associate Professor, Fashion Merchandising and Design, at NC A&T University in Greensboro, N.C. Beth has a strong background in textile technology and textile management stemming from her graduate studies at N.C. State.
Don is President of Innovare, Inc. in the greater Boston area. Innovare examines and discovers the backbone of technical problems and utilizes a vast network of contacts and methods to bring solutions to major clients. Prior to starting his company, Don was Director of Innovation at Ocean Spray.
Brad is the Executive Director of the VMware User Group (VMUG), operating out of Franklin, Tennessee. Brad is a global leader in corporate information technology, helping lead over 150,000 global members in education, strategy, profitability, and operations. You can connect with Brad on Twitter here.
Eloise is challenge designer for HeroX, a sister organization to XPrize. She is part of the design team for the Base 11 Space Challenge that recently launched. She is an organic chemist operating her own consultancy in Moreland Hills, Cleveland, Ohio.