Mr. Adam B. Hocherman - Founder & President
Adam founded American Innovative™ in 2003 and currently serves as the company's President. In addition to running day-to-day operations, he is the inventor of American Innovative's™ flagship consumer products - including the Neverlate™ 7-day Alarm Clock™ and Chef's Quad-Timer.
Prior to founding American Innovative™ Mr. Hocherman was the VP Engineering at Syncline, Inc., a Boston-based firm specializing in web-based GIS (Geographic Information Systems) solutions. A member of the management team, he was principally in charge of the company's engineering department. In addition Mr. Hocherman served as the primary client engagement manager for most of the large-scale project work completed at the firm.
Before Syncline, Mr. Hocherman spent several years as part of Accenture's (formerly Andersen Consulting) Internet Center of Excellence in Boston. The Internet Center (or ICE) was part of a then-fledging network of niche development arms within Andersen Consulting responsible for the very first Internet technology projects procured by the global firm. At the ICE center Mr. Hocherman was responsible for the architecture and development of large-scale, Java-based Enterprise Internet projects.
Adam holds a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Automotive Design concentration) and an MBA, both from Cornell University.
Ms. Levina Wong - Advisory Board
Ms. Wong is Associate General Counsel at the internet advertising and technology company Monster Worldwide, Inc., parent company of the website Monster.com. She advises the company on a wide range of matters, including commercial agreements, marketing and product development, with a special focus on intellectual property issues. Prior to her tenure at Monster, Ms. Wong was with the law firm of Ropes & Gray, where she worked on intellectual property-related transactional and litigation matters, e.g. technology licensing, false advertising, patent litigation, trademark infringement and cyberstalking.
Ms. Wong is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where she received her Juris Doctor degree. She also holds a Bachelor's degree, as well as a Master of Engineering degree, both in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Mr. Barry Wolfield - Advisory Board
Mr. Wolfield brings a depth and breadth of Product Development and Retail experience to American Innovative. He is currently an Executive Partner within Accenture's Technology Practice. In this role, his focus is on the technology strategy and program management of a wide range of products and services across a diverse group of clients.
In addition to his experience at Accenture, Mr. Wolfield has also worked with dozens of early stage companies during his tenure at Razorfish where he ran the North American Startup Practice. Prior to consulting, he worked in a number of high-tech manufacturing companies building leading communications systems.
Mr. Wolfield holds an MS in Computer Science from Renssellaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from SUNY Albany. Mr. Wolfield also sits on the advisory board of Nexus Global Partners and was previously an adjunct professor at Hartford State Technical College.
Mr. Marc Tremblay - Advisory Board
Marc Tremblay, Ph.D., is president of the Clinical Diagnostics Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific. In this role, he is responsible for driving innovation and growth in the company’s clinical chemistry analyzers and reagents, biomarkers, automation solutions and niche diagnostics products. Prior to his current role, Tremblay was vice president and general manager of the company’s Portable Analytical Instruments business unit.
Before joining Thermo Fisher in 2009, Tremblay held a number of executive positions, including senior vice president at DigitalGlobe, vice president at Z Corporation, President & CEO at Syncline and vice president at Virtual Technologies. Tremblay sits on the board of the California Healthcare Institute and the advisory board of Skybox Imaging, in addition to American Innovative.
Marc earned his doctorate in robotics from Stanford University and his master’s in business administration from Harvard University.
Mr. Brian Myerholtz - Advisory Board
Brian Myerholtz is a Partner in the Chicago office of the Boston Consulting Group. He serves consumer and industrial clients on a wide range of topics including corporate and business unit strategy, product development, and supply chain strategy among others. Brian is a core member of BCG's Operations and Corporate Development practice areas and has held several internal leadership roles focused on recruiting and people development.
Prior to joining BCG, Mr. Myerholtz was a Consultant with Accenture. As part of the Media and Entertainment Strategy practice, he specialized in procurement strategy, small business development and IT system design.
Mr. Myerholtz was a Tuck Scholar at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.