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Erik B. Rasmussen

Erik B. Rasmussen

Erik has 15+ years of experience including venture investing and operations. During his career, Erik has held various positions at software, investment banking, private equity and venture capital firms, and has been instrumental in investing, sourcing and conducting due diligence. As Senior Vice ...

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Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

Gary has more than 25 years of experience in operations and investments, leveraging his medical expertise to enable businesses to enhance their products and grow their services, as well as to discover new partnering potential in developing entrepreneurial companies. Gary joined Safeguard in 2006,...

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Philip D. Moyer

Philip D. Moyer

Phil has been a CEO, entrepreneur, angel investor, software developer, account executive, consulting manager and general manager of multi-hundred million dollar businesses. He has experienced, first-hand, the challenges that entrepreneurs face from start-up through raising capital, to scaling up to ...

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Stephen T. Zarrilli

Stephen T. Zarrilli

Over the course of a 30 year career, Steve Zarrilli has served as CEO and CFO of both publicly traded and privately held technology companies. He also has substantial board governance experience having served on four other publicly traded enterprises over the last 15 years. On November 1, 2012, S...

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Sylvia Watts McKinney

Sylvia Watts McKinney

Sylvia Watts McKinney is Executive Director of the Philadelphia program office of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), which empowers high school students living in underserved urban areas by engaging them in the learning process in a new way – through entrepreneurship. NFTE Philadelp...

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