CommNexus San Diego leadership and staff are assisted by committees that provide guidance and feedback from the industry on the direction of our various programs. These committees are comprised of industry leaders who donate their time and resources through their knowledge and expertise. The following committees are currently taking active roles in CommNexus programming:
The CommNexus MarketLink Committee provides guidance on the CommNexus MarketLink™ program and is responsible for overseeing the pipeline of MarketLink Partner companies that participate. The committee also oversees the establishment and ongoing relationships between CommNexus and our global affiliates.
Principal, Strategic Momentum
Mr. Bogaert has 15 years of experience in executive roles where he has worked with companies from a VC backed start-up to medium sized and multi-national companies. He has worked with Dr. Igor Ansoff, a distinguished strategic thinker and author often referred to as the ‘father of strategic management’. He has successfully applied his strategic management skills to help position his client companies for further growth, increased value and subsequent exits. Mr. Bogaert has an extensive international network to help his clients establish relationships with domestic and international companies.
The CommNexus Headliner Committee provides guidance on the CommNexus Headliners program and is responsible for creating and structuring the content for these events.
The CommNexus NextStage Committee provides guidance on the CommNexus NextStage program and is responsible for developing and reviewing the pipeline of participating companies as well as for selecting knowledgable executives from a wide range of industries to participate on the panel of each individual program session.
|Martha Dennis, Ph.D.
Dr. Martha Dennis has been a telecommunications entrepreneur, technologist, venture capitalist, and corporate director during her 35 year career. Currently she is Principal at Gordian Knot and serves as a director on the boards of Netsapiens, Citiwink and SpaceMicro. She also serves on the advisory boards of several San Diego companies. Most recently she was a Venture Partner with Windward Ventures. She co-founded Pacific Communications Sciences, Inc. and Waveware Communications after leading software development at Linkabit Corp. She chairs the San Diego Commission on Science and Technology and she is Past Board President of CommNexus, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, the Bishops School, and UCSD Athena. She currently serves on the boards of Harvey Mudd College, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Triton Innovation Network as well as on the advisory boards of the UCSD Rady School of Management, the SDSU College of Engineering, and the Smith College Picker Engineering Program. She also serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at CONNECT’s Springboard Program and a member of the Chairmen’s Roundtable. Her doctorate is in Applied Mathematics (Computer Science) from Harvard University.