The October 20 NH High Tech Council Entrepreneur Forum will feature IPlayerHD and Securlytics CEOs presenting their products to a panel of experts and a live audience to gain feedback and insight on marketability and finance strategies. Stay Work Play and Resara representatives will also be on hand for “sky dive pitches” designed to create visibility and engagement with the audience.
The October 20 event will be held at the FIRST headquarters in Manchester New Hampshire from 5:20 until 8:30 pm. iPHD and Securlytics won the right to present at the Forum following a very competitive application and review process. The cost for the event is only $25 for NHHTC members and $30 for non-members and individuals can register online at www.nhhtc.org or by calling 924-4311.
Panelists include the following:
Bill McCullen is director of the Boston office of LaunchCapital. He has several years experience as a private investor in companies in the networking, semiconductor, clean energy and on-line markets. Prior to LaunchCapital he was a sell side equity analyst for Susquehanna Financial Group in Boston covering telecommunications and networking stocks. Bill has also worked in senior product marketing and business development roles at local start-ups WindSpeed Access Systems, Teraphase and Sycamore Networks. Bill began his career at Lucent Technologies where he held a variety of technical and marketing positions.
David Cutler is president of Creative Business Development and serves as an integrated marketing, advertising, and sales advisor for companies of all sizes that want to discover innovative ways to take advantage of new opportunities with the Internet and New Media. Graduating from Boston University, he headed to Madison Avenue and settled in Boston doing business development for print, TV, events, Internet, mobile, and social media. Clients include: Anheuser-Busch, AOL, Campbell’s Soup, Cisco, Discovery, General Mills, Hasbro, Kodak, Lifetime, McCann Ericson, Microsoft, Ogilvy, Pioneer, QVC, Rainbow, Roche, Royal Caribbean, S&P, Showtime, Starwood Resorts, Stop & Shop, Sun, Viacom, Yahoo!
iPlayerHD is a powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use tool that delivers a stunning web video experience. iPHD’s simple interface makes it a breeze to quickly upload video content and immediately display it on customizable iPHD web pages or within customizable embedded players. iPHD is a profitable, subscription-based HD web video hosting and streaming video solution. Their platform is ad-free so video messages are branded by the customer. The company currently is based in Newfields, New Hampshire.
Wes Moore, founder and CEO of iPlayerHD, will make the presentation. He has 25 years experience as an entrepreneur. iPlayerHD is his eighth start-up. Over the last ten years, Wes’ focus has been on video, first with Moore Digital, which he launched in 2000 and sold to Homemovie.com in 2003, followed by MooreCast.com, which delivers do-it-yourself websites with heavy emphasis on web video. Prior to 2000, Wes owned a string of successful companies including Material Handling Installations, which peaked at six million in sales in 2000 and Moore Staffing Solutions which he sold in 2001.
Securlytics targets user persona and delivers targeted relevant content to the users. Securlytics usage metrics tracks the user behavior, and suggests content based on keyword searches made by peers. For content publishers, Securlytics secures their intellectual property from unauthorized distribution, enhances their ability to improve the content based on analytics provided and target content delivery based on the user behavior. Securlytics focuses on content distributed using physical media and cloud delivered content. The company is currently based in Northborough, MA.
George Adams will represent Securlytics. He is a 25 year veteran in information technology, with over 10 of those years specializing in IT security and compliance. Before co-founding Securlytics, he was CEO of SSH Communications Security Inc. which he built from start-up to a world-leading developer of software solutions for scalable secure Internet communications, and co-led the SSH $400M IPO. More than 200 of the Fortune 500, all major US Government agencies, and over 4,000 SMB’s now use SSH Tectia to secure file transfers and data-in-motion. Prior to SSH, George was VP of Marketing and Business Development at Phoenix Technologies Ltd. He also started/built successful new businesses at Sun Microsystems, VC-funded Cyborg Corp, Intel, and Analog Devices.
Sky Dive presenters are as follows:.
Stay Work Play NH, Inc. was established as a nonprofit organization in 2009 to further the 55% Initiative, and support and advance several recommendations made by the Governor’s Task Force on Young Worker Retention. It serve as an independent organization that runs a comprehensive website and associated marketing effort regarding what New Hampshire can offer to the 20-30 year old demographic in terms of staying, working, and playing here.
Resara LLC is a software company that was founded in 2005 by two passionate, young entrepreneurs. The company launched with a Linux computer solution for schools, which has built Resara into a reliable small business. Today, Resara is diversifying its offerings with a new product geared toward small businesses, with the aim to significantly grow the company over the next five years.
The event includes a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres and networking opportunities, as well as the presentations and opportunities to engage the presenters at the event and in questions and answer sessions.