Lorraine Thompson, PhD, MBA, has decades of international experience working in the areas of skills assessment and development, job competency assessments, and career planning. In-depth knowledge areas include adult learning theories and their practical applications, managerial competency and development, self-directed work teams and workplace learning. View Lorraine's profile

Gerald Roston, PhD, PE, works closely with start-up companies that are developing new technologies and bringing them to market. His experiences range from the development of microscopic biological sensors to the redesign of diesel-electric locomotives. He has worked with numerous companies to manage R&D product development activities, transition research concepts into products, identify and pursue investment opportunities, and market to early adopters. Recently Gerry became a registered Patent Agent and can help clients with IP-related matters. He also assists companies with business development activities such as finding potential customers, partners, and investors. View Gerry's profile