Hambleton (Ham) Lord 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 board observer for Building Engines and EveryScape. Ham co-founded data visualization vendor, Advanced Visual Systems and helped launch two computational chemistry companies, MicroChem Technologies and Polygen which were part of an industry wide acquisition roll-up that resulted in Accelrys.