Advisory Board

Robert R. Beuret

Mr. Bueret has decades of experience managing financial institutions and formerly served at the Fort Lauderdale branch of full-service investment company Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. as a Limited Partner and Regional Vice President, opening several retail brokerage offices and the acquisition of a company in the hospitality industry. He then became Senior Vice President of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) in New York, where he oversaw both local and overseas offices of the organization. Through the years, he has also served in senior management positions for such firms as AG Edwards, First Albany, and CP Baker & Co and started several entrepreneurial ventures including financial services firms and the Art Deco Hotels (ADH) in Miami Beach, Florida. Bob is a graduate of Cornell University and received his MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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Corey Clothier

Mr. Clothier builds autonomous vehicle (AV) programs and partnerships accelerating deployment of AVs working with some of the most innovative tech companies (Aurrigo, Via, Quantum Signal, Robotic Research, IBM, Alpine, Pratt & Miller, Local Motors), federal agencies (DOD, VA, DOT, Innovate UK) and cities (Las Vegas, Honolulu, Tampa, London, Dubai). He co-developed the US Army’s Applied Robotics for Installation and Base Operations (ARIBO) program, a featured Smart America Challenge project which led to the first US AV pilot at Fort Bragg, NC. Currently working with Stantec, Corey is among the most active developers of automated mobility systems in the world.

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Harvey C. Jones

Harvey C. Jones has been the managing partner of Square Wave Ventures, a private investment firm, since 2004. Mr. Jones has been an entrepreneur, high technology executive and active venture investor for over 30 years. He co-founded Daisy Systems Corp., a computer-aided engineering company, serving as its president and chief executive officer. He then led Synopsys. Inc., a major electronic design automation company, as its chief executive officer and then as executive chairman. In 1997, Mr. Jones co-founded Tensilica Inc., a privately held technology IP company that developed and licensed high performance embedded processing cores.

Mr. Jones presently serves on the board of directors of Nvidia Corporation and has done so since 1993.

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Kent Larson

Kent Larson directs the City Science (formerly Changing Places) group at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on developing urban interventions that enable more entrepreneurial, livable, high-performance districts in cities. To that end, his projects include advanced simulation and augmented reality for urban design, transformable micro-housing for millennials, mobility-on-demand systems that create alternatives to private automobiles and Urban Living Lab deployments in Hamburg, Andorra, Taipei, and Boston.  Mr. Larson and researchers from his group received the “10-Year Impact Award” from UbiComp 2014. This is a “test of time” award for work that, with the benefit of hindsight, has had the greatest impact over the previous decade.

Mr. Larson practiced architecture for 15 years in New York City, with design work published in Architectural RecordProgressive ArchitectureGlobal ArchitectureThe New York TimesA+U, and Architectural Digest.

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Scott Miller

Mr. Miller is Vice President Worldwide Business Operations at ChargePoint. He has more than 20 years of B2B technology sales and service management experience with such companies as Oracle, where he was Vice President & General Manager North American Operations, SPL WorldGroup, as VP EMEA Utilities Global Business Unit, and Empirix as VP Europe.

Scott holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and an MBA in Industrial Marketing from Harvard Business School.

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Dr. Mike Zimmerman

Dr. Mike Zimmerman is the Founder of Ionic Materials, a materials technology company that is developing a polymer electrolyte technology for solid state batteries. Prior to Ionic Materials, Mike founded Quantum leap Packaging which developed a new liquid crystal polymer technology used for high frequency semiconductor packaging, and high frequency films for 5G systems. He also worked at Bell Laboratories developing materials processes for semiconductor packaging and materials for bringing fiber connectivity to the home. Mike has served as a Professor at Tufts University for more than 25 years. As a “Professor of the Practice” in the new Materials Science program, he teaches classes and advises students from an industrial perspective. Dr. Zimmerman has a BS, MS, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), MIT, and University of Pennsylvania.

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