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Consulting, Adjunct Positions, Industrial Collaborations and Board Memberships

Micro Images, Inc. [9/92 - 5/93]

Design and Implementation of a Microfilm Labeling Computer System.

Central Michigan University. [8/94 - 7/97]

Associate Graduate Faculty (Adjunct Professor), Classes in Computer Science and Software Engineering classes in the Extended Degree Program (EDP) for graduate students.

Future Engineering Systems. [9/94 - 7/95]

Working on implementing and designing tolerance measures for inspection and assembly of machine parts.

Optimum Plus International. [12/94 - 12/95]

Manufacturing and Reverse Engineering of machine parts and sculpted models (Lausanne, Switzerland).

Universal Trade Promoters, Ltd. [1/95 - 6/96]

Specifying a center for the design, remote manufacture, and precise inspection of mechanical parts.

Fairfield University. [10/95 - 1/96]

Adjunct Professor, Computer Science Department, teaching Computer Science classes.

Digital Communications, Inc. [1/96 -- 12/96]

Developing an Internet service provider site, to support general Internet browsing, in addition to making special software packages, multilingual publications and search engines, and multilingual printed character recognition, audio and video, and other services available to subscribers.

MultiDisciplinary Research, Inc. [9/96 - 9/97]

Work on Multi-agent intelligent hybrid software components, for multimedia and automation applications.

The World Bank and Purdue University. [6/97 - 6/98]

Setting up infrastructure to support Robotics and Automation programs in Malaysia (funded by the world bank).

Data Solutions, Inc. [6/98 - 9/98]

Team leader (Led a team of 40 programmers), Y2K compliance project, 20+ New York Hospitals, approximately 20,000 compute platforms (in networked environments) were checked, prepared, and certified for Y2k compliance.

Merit International Institute of Technology. [9/2000 - 8/2002]

Developing accreditation and program requirements for eight engineering programs (India).

Arnold and Porter, Attorneys at Law. [9/2000 - 1/2001]

Expert Consultant.

Gerson Lehrman Group. [11/2000 - present]

Member, Council of Advisors.

Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA). [11/2000 - present]

Expert Consultant.

Tennessee Board of Regents. [1/2001]

External Reviewer, Master of Science in Computer Science program, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee.

Merit International Institute of Technology. [10/2001 - 9/2002]

Chair, Institute Advisory Board (India).

Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen Pokotilow, Ltd., Law Offices. [6/2002 - 8/2002]

Expert Consultant.

IQ Inc. [6/2002 - 12/2002]

Developing EX Match and Faces Identification software tools.

Real-Time Modeling (RTM) Technologies. [2004 - 2008]

Founder and President

Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP). [2004 - present]

Board Member

The Northeast Center for Computers and Information Systems Security (NECCISS). [2004 - present]

Board Member

Automated Exchange Networks, Inc. [2005 - present]

Founding President and CEO

Nitron Advisors, LLC. [2006 - present]

Board Member, Circle of Experts

Standard and Poor's Society of Industry Leaders. [2006 - present]

Board Member

Scientific Advisory Board, the International Association of Online Engineering. [2006 - present]

Board Member and Founding Co-Chair

Discovery Museum [2007 - 2009]

Board Member

International e-Learning Association (IELA). [2007 - present]

Founding Member

Stratford, CT Public Schools [2007 - present]

Partnership Team Advisory Board Member

Energetics Incorporated [2009 - present]

Evaluator, Workforce Training for the Electric Power Sector

New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) [2009]

Team Member for Evaluation of Bryant University, 2010.

Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) [2010]

Member, Virtual Incubator for Science-Based Business Board.

Qatar Foundation [February 2010 - present]

Research Panel Member.

Egyptian National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Education, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research [Cairo, Egypt, March 2010]

Invited Workshop Presenter: University and Disciplinary Accreditation for Egyptian Universities

Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research [Amman, Jordan, June 2010]

Invited Workshop Presenter: National Conference for the Development of Study Plans, Teaching, Learning and Scientific Research.

Advisory Board, the CTech IncUBator, Fairfield County High-Tech Business Incubator at UB [2010 - present]

Board Member and Founder.

Discovery Museum [2010 - present]

Life trustee.

Connecticut Technology Council [August 2010 - present]

Board Member.

State of Connecticut Governor Task Force on Global Business Innovation [September 2011 - present]

Task Force Member

Virtual incubator for science-based business (VISB) [2011 - present]

Board Member , OIC standing Committee on Scientific Technology Cooperation.

Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) Workforce Study Committee [January 2012 - present]

Committee Member.

Facechecks, Inc. [June 2012 - present]

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer.

Faculty Awards, Inc. [November 2012 - present]

Co-Founder and Board Member.

The Foundation of Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education [August 2013 - present]

Board Member.

Find-Face, Inc. [November 2013 - present]

Co-Founder and CEO.