Ben Franklin Virtual iXchange

3:30-5:00 PM, Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Program

Welcome – Jan Heller, Chair, Board of Directors, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania                              

Thank you to retiring CEO, Chad Paul  – Jan Heller

Presentation of Innovation Awards – Angelo Valletta                                   

Entrepreneurial Achievement Award
OPTiMO, Bloomsburg
Michael Miguelez, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Incubator Graduate Award
ChannelApe, Scranton
Mike Averto, Chief Executive Officer, and Jason DePietropaolo, Chief Operating Officer

Product Innovation Award
Signallamp Health, Inc., Scranton
Drew Kearney, Co-Founder and Andrew Goldberg, Co-Founder

Innovative Application of Technology Award
SOLO Laboratories, Inc., Kutztown
Jonathan Naugle, Owner, R&D Engineer; Jaimyn Sokol Westenhoefer, Owner, President; and Lindsay Sokol Szejko, Chief Executive Officer

Manufacturing Achievement Award
Effort Foundry, Inc., Bath
Charles D. Hamburg, Chief Executive Officer and William C. Easterly, President

The Frederick J. Beste III Partnership Award
Eugene A. Lucadamo
Director of Industry Research Engagement, retired, Lehigh University, Bethlehem

Fireside Chat -- Angelo Valletta – moderated by Dale Falcinelli

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