Co-founder & CEO, Qstream
Duncan has been building learning technology solutions for 18 years. He was co-founder and CTO at elearning software vendor WBT Systems where he created the original version of TopClass, a Learning Management System used by over 3 million learners in higher education and corporate learning.
He is an information junkie, an unabashed Apple bigot, an on-and-off again practitioner of Aikido (“origami with people instead of paper”), and a private pilot. He somehow managed to obtain a B.Sc. (Honors) in Computer Science from University College Dublin, Ireland.
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Kerfoot is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and is the inventor of the spaced education methodology on which Qstream is based. He holds degrees from Harvard (M.D. & Ed.M.), Oxford (M.A.) and Princeton (A.B.). Dr. Kerfoot is currently the recipient of the “Rising Star” Award from the American Urological Assoc. Foundation.
President & CEO, HDC Ventures
From 1993 through 1999 Mr. Copperman served as Senior Vice President and Group Executive of the Products Division at Digital Equipment Corporation where he was responsible for the companies six computer systems business units and worldwide manufacturing and distribution. He managed 22,000 employees generating $7 Billion in annual revenues.
Prior to joining Digital, Mr. Copperman served in senior executive roles at JWP, Commodore, Apple and IBM. He has served on a number of public company boards including America Online, Inc., 800 Software, Epicor Software, Avocent and AXS-One. He currently sits on the boards of Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) and ID Systems (NASDAQ: IDSY) as well as a number of private companies.
Managing Director, Launchpad Venture Group
Hambleton Lord has 25 years experience in the software industry. Ham is Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group, a Boston-based angel group focused on technology and an investor and advisor to early
stage companies. He is a board member for Cambridge Trust and a board observer for Building Engines and EveryScape. Ham co-founded data visualization vendor, Advanced Visual Systems.
Ham helped launch two computational chemistry companies, MicroChem Technologies and Polygen. These companies were early developers of drug discovery tools, and were part of an industry wide acquisition roll-up that resulted in Accelrys. Ham graduated with a degree in computer science from Brown University.