Our Team

William (Bill) Baker, President

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aker has more than twenty-years experience delivering high tech solutions in the life sciences, semiconductor, security, and communications industries. For the past ten years he has focused on business development and market research as a consultant with many medical diagnostic and environmental monitoring small technology companies seeking government research and development relationships and contracts. As an executive, he has successfully launched and managed global business units from their beginning stages through substantive organic growth and has been an active board of directors participant for his own firms as well as client firms managing and advising on strategic planning, sales management, marketing, and fund raising. He has worked extensively with US firms, both as an executive and in consultative roles, seeking to expand business globally, in particular to the Far East and Europe, as well as technology firms from those geographies seeking entry to the US market space, including the US government agencies such as the DOD and DHS. Mr. Baker has experience in multiple start up enterprises that have led to successful liquidity events in roles as the CEO, General Manager, and other senior executive positions developing both long term planning and implementation results for investors while executing organic growth ramps in each company that met or exceeded plans consistently.

Jerelyn (Jay) Creutz, Vice President, Programs

Jay Creutz has over 25 years of experience managing and developing technology-based programs in the U.S. and internationally in the high tech, energy, biomedical, and security/defense sectors. As Director, UK and Europe for Milestone Strategies, she advised companies entering the US with market and sales strategies and hands-on business development. As CEO of TVC Global and Transnational Venture Consultants, Jay led business development efforts on behalf of companies and investors doing business in southeastern Europe. Her responsibilities included opportunity identification, advising clients on marketing strategies, and directing Transnational’s network of associates in Greece and the Balkans. She served as Project Manager for $50M security system for the 2002 Winter Olympics, and Liaison Officer for DTRA’s Consequence Assessment Center conducting WMD what-if analyses including bio-threats, receiving personal medals of commendation from the FBI and the multi-agency Utah Public Safety Command. Previously she held positions as Division Manager, Business Development Manager, and IR&D Manager at various high tech firms in southern California, where she focused on business planning, strategic alliances, technology transfer and commercialization. Ms. Creutz is a graduate of Hampshire College, and completed an MA and doctoral studies in Chinese studies at the University of Michigan.

Alan Creutz, Vice President, Operations

Dr. Alan Creutz has more than thirty-five years experiences delivering high tech solutions to a variety of industries and, in the last fifteen years, has focused on consulting with bio-tech, bio-pharmaceutical, software, and other high tech companies. Not only has he worked with them to develop and delivery on compelling market propositions, but he has also been an extensive investor both as a member of one of the largest angel groups in the US, but also as a partner in three Venture Capital Firms. He currently works with the National Science Foundation to assist early-stage recipients of NSF SBIR grants to develop commercialization strategies, consummate strategic partnerships, and create strong business plans. He has worked extensively in Europe and with European companies seeking to penetrate the US and, in particular, the Federal defense markets. Dr. Creutz has extensive experience in operations within technical companies, including Finance, IT, University relations, project management, and team building. He holds a BA degrees from Columbia College in New York and a PhD from the University of Michigan. He is an accredited Product Development Professional.

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