Entrepreneur-in-Residence

In an effort to provide Oklahoma entrepreneurs with the most current and relevant tools for start up success, i2E is launching a novel Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EinR) program. This lecture and advisory series will be delivered by a cadre of nationally recognized experts possessing unique experience as entrepreneurs, investors and authors who will deliver meaningful and actionable content to entrepreneurs.

Bill Payne Bill Payne
EinR
From 1995 to 2007 in his role with as an Entrepreneur in Residence with the Kauffman Foundation (Kansas City), he worked on educational programs for entrepreneurs and their investors, including www.eVenturing.com and the Power of Angel Investing seminar series. He has also been actively engaged in the formation and startup of the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association.
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Rob Adams Dr. Rob Adams
EinR
Dr. Rob Adams is on the faculty of the MBA program at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also the Director of Texas Venture Labs.
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Tom Churchwell Jack Anthony
EinR
Mr. Anthony has over 35 years of Medical Device and Biotechnology leadership experience.
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 Bill Botts Bill Botts
EinR
Mr. Botts has over 48 years of management experience having been President, CEO or Chairman of the Board of more than 15 public and private companies since 1978.
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 Brasted Patricia Brasted
EinR
Ms. Brasted is an active angel investor with personal investments in 25 high-growth technology companies in the Midwest.
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Tom Churchwell Dr. Robert J. Calcaterra
EinR
Dr. Calcaterra brings
23 years’ experience in incubator management to evaluating technologies for strategic
value and commercialization potential.
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  Kevin Castello
EinR
Mr. Castello serves as the Executive Director of the Baylor Angel Network.
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Tom Churchwell Tom Churchwell
EinR
Mr. Churchwell is a prominent player in the Midwest venture capital community with more than 20 years of experience working with start-up technology-based companies.
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Giff Giff Constable
EinR
Mr. Constable is an early-stage specialist with 17 years of startup experience.
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Jim Greenwood
EinR
Mr. Greenwood is one of the most highly recognized SBIR consultants in the nation.
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 Phil Phil Haworth
EinR
Mr. Haworth has 30 years of experience in the biotechnology industry as a research scientist, business development executive and private and public company CEO.
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Lars Johansson
EinR
Mr. Johansson is an active Cleantech angel investor and co-chair of the Northwest Energy Angels.
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  John May
EinR
Mr. May has been at the forefront of the angel investor movement and his experience in private equity capital ranges from venture capital fund management to angel investing to overseas consulting.
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Parker MacDonell Parker MacDonell
EinR
Mr. McDonell is a seasoned financial services and business executive whose personal mission includes helping others succeed in business.
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Tom Churchwell Chuck McCoy
EinR
Mr. McCoy founded the North Texas Angel Network (NTAN) at the beginning of 2008. NTAN is a group of 60 disciplined entrepreneurs investing in mostly Texas deals.
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 Tom Churchwell Joel Wiggins
EinR
Mr. Wiggins is a knowledgeable business plan coach, entrepreneurial educator, and consultant.
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   Dr. Rob Wiltbank
EinR
Dr. Wiltbank’s experience includes consulting and due diligence for many private equity investments, and strategic marketing for several startup firms.
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