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Wilmington, DE 19806
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Event Chairpersons

Douglas M. Fox,
Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll, LLP

Douglas M. Fox is a partner in the Business and Finance Department and a member of the Biotechnology/Life Sciences Group, Intellectual Property Group, Mergers and Acquisitions Group, Securities Group, Technology and Emerging Companies Group, and Transactional Finance Group. His practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate, business, and transactional matters for clients in a variety of industry groups, including high technology and emerging growth businesses, real estate investment trusts, financial institutions, and professionals active in the construction and health care industries.

In 1984, prior to beginning the practice of law, Mr. Fox became a licensed professional engineer (P.E.) in Maryland.

Mr. Fox is a graduate of the University of Maryland (B.S.C.E. 1979) and the University of Baltimore (J.D. 1985).

Mr. Fox was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1986.

Committee Chairs


Kimberle Levin, President and CEO, Teknuko Technologies
Richard Jaffee, Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll


Mark Cannon, Associate Director, Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown
Mark McCarthy, Assistant Director of Business Development, Ernst & Young
Bill Scari, Partner, Pepper Hamilton, LLP
Jay Coogan, Partner, Wolf Block LLP


Richard Birkmeyer, Chairman, Delaware Innovation Fund
Gerry Schaafsma, General Partner Anthem Capital Management

Supporting Organizations

Jay Coogan, Partner, Wolf Block LLP


Rob Spar, Saul Ewing LLP


Jeff Trewella, Ph.D., Director, Tanglewood Capital Partners
George Nemphos, Partner, Piper Rudnick, LLP


Ann Lansinger, Director, Technology, Baltimore Development Corporation
Richard Jaffee, Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll


Kelly Gates, Principal, Gates and company
John Hurley, Regional Director, Business Development, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Universities and Labs

Jay Coogan, Partner, Wolf Block LLP

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