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Michele earned a B.S. in Physics and Engineering Science with honors from Seattle Pacific University, and a M.S. in Optics from the University of Rochester. She is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government program for Senior Managers in Government, and a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff CAPSTONE Fellow.
Michele serves on the DigitalGlobe Foundation Board of Directors, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Advisory Committee for Commercial Remote Sensing, the AFCEA Intelligence Committee, the University of Rochester Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean’s Visiting Committee, and the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Board of Trustees. She is active in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and leadership outreach for students in K-12 and at universities.
As CEO of mPortal, Mr. Venkatesh oversees all aspects of product strategy, sales, and marketing for mPortal. Over the past twelve years, he has led the company through its various growth stages. Prior to founding mPortal, Mr. Venkatesh was with McKinsey & Company in their Hong Kong Office as part of their global Telecommunications Practice and worked with several leading global communication providers as a strategic consultant to their Boards and Management teams.
Mr. Venkatesh also led the Asia Pacific Communications Industry practice for Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) and started CSC’s office in Asia in Hong Kong. Within 2 years, CSC’s Asia base grew rapidly to include 5 countries (Hong Kong, India, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia). Earlier in his career, Mr. Venkatesh held several positions in product management and marketing for Convergys (Nasdaq:CVG) in North America while working with communication providers in their BSS/OSS infrastructure needs. Mr. Venkatesh holds an MS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA both from the University of Cincinnati, as well as a BS in Chemical Engineering from Anna University.
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Noble Ackerson is a founder at Byte an Atom Research where we are actively building an intelligent fitness companion for Google Glass. Prior to creating GlassFit, the first fitness app for Google Glass, Noble was business owner, IT consultant and technical policy advisor to politicians.
Jason Brooks is a Software Engineer on Google’s Politics & Elections team in Washington, DC. His team works to improve access to the world’s civic information through search, developer APIs, and elections-related applications on google.com/elections. Jason is the frontend lead for Google’s election products and is most recently focused on building rich visualization apps using Dart.