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Al Pappas

Advisor

Advisor, Generation Labs, Advisor, RentBid.com and Advisor, Rev1 Advisor Network. University of California, Los Angeles grad.

Advisor, Generation Labs, Advisor, RentBid.com and Advisor, Rev1 Advisor Network. University of California, Los Angeles grad.

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Involved In

Founder

VPE Community of Practice

Advisor

Vantage Point Logistics
Zembretta
Generation Labs
AwareAvailability
2Checkout
Intelligent ID
MyRealDNA
Leapin DigitalKeys
OCLC
Generation Labs LLC
RentBid.com
Rev1 Advisor Network
Founders Factory

Positions

Advisor Generation Labs LLC January 2016 - present
Advisor RentBid.com August 2014 - present
Advisor Rev1 Advisor Network June 2014 - present
Mentor Founders Factory June 2013 - present
Advisory Board Member Zembretta January 2012 - present
Advisory Board Member Intelligent ID November 2011 - present
Executive Consultant The Canea Group August 2009 - present
Advisory Board Member Vantage Point Logistics September 2011 - December 2013
Advisory Board member 2Checkout January 2009 - January 2013
Member and adviser to Tim Haynes TechColumbus January 2008 - November 2012
Technology Advisory Board member OCLC January 2009 - January 2012
CIO MyRealDNA January 2010 - July 2011
Advisory Board Member MyRealDNA March 2009 - July 2011
Co-Founder VPE Community of Practice 1999 - 2010
Executive Consultant OCLC April 2009 - August 2009
Partner StrataFusion December 2003 - December 2007
CIO CIO Associations January 1992 - December 2007
CIO VMware February 2005 - October 2006
Executive Consultant Symantec January 2004 - January 2005
CIO Hotwire April 2001 - April 2004
CIO Portal Software November 1999 - April 2001
CIO Verifone November 1996 - April 1999
VP of Information Systems Adobe 1991 - 1996
Test Engineering Manager Apple March 1987 - March 1991
VP of Engineering Schlumberger Technologies March 1983 - March 1987
Director of Software MSI Data Corporation July 1980 - March 1983
Applied Technology Manager Xerox April 1972 - June 1980
Technical Project Manager Litton Data Systems April 1967 - March 1972
Software Engineer RCA April 1964 - April 1967
Programmer NCR Corporation October 1961 - March 1964

Education

University of California, Los Angeles Technical Business Management 1968 - 1972
City University of New York-Brooklyn College Mathematics 1955 - 1961
James Madison High School College Preparation 1951 - 1955
PS 254 High School Preparation 1943 - 1951

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech

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Todd Whittington
Board Member, I Heart Garments and Director, 10Xelerator. The Ohio State grad.
Jim Mazotas
They're my friends  •  CEO, IntelligentID. Previously Founder and CEO, Plannet Group LLC.
I have worked with many advisers over the years and Al is consistently one of the best. His hands-on experience with leading-edge organizat ... ions offers unique insights that can be leveraged for maximum gain. Al is very approachable, brilliant and one of those rare individuals who can offer benefit to any organization.
Gene Oliver
We worked together  •  . The Ohio State grad.
Al is a very savvy businessman and IT leader. He is adept at working across senior business leadership teams and forging a comprehensive IT ... strategy and then building operational plans and teams to fulfill those strategic objectives. He is very highly regarded in the startup community for his knowledge of IT and discovering truly differentiating business opportunities.
Steve Dunn
We worked together  •  CEO and Co-Founder, LEAPIN Digital Keys. Previously Project Manager - Precincts and Facilities, Cairns Regional Council.
Al years of experience at the top of Adobe, Apple and other major software companies, enables him to offer unparalleled digital strategy adv ... ice.
Moez Chaabouni
We worked together  •  Deputy CIO, Department of Technology, City of Columbus and Faculty, The Ohio State University. The Ohio State grad.
Al is a great guy to work and network with. Very accomplished and polished entrepreneur.
Joshua Aikens
They're my friends  •  Chief Marketing Officer, iGlobal Stores and Co Founder, Admin, GoLaunchpad.org. Brigham Young grad.
Al has vast experience and a willingness to share.

Joshua Aikens
They're my friends  •  Chief Marketing Officer, iGlobal Stores and Co Founder, Admin, GoLaunchpad.org. Brigham Young grad.
Yes, Josh is a great communicator and understands the nuances associated with startup environments

Todd Whittington
Board Member, I Heart Garments and Director, 10Xelerator. The Ohio State grad.
He has a passion for success

Chris Shipley
Research Fellow, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and Director, Versaic.

Matt Armstead
Board Member, Offersby.me and CEO, Co-Founder, Vaxa Design Group, ltd (aka Sprout it).

Daniel Chatelain
Board of Directors Member, FLASHiZ and Founder & Managing Director, The BayPay Forum.

Jon Nordmark
Co-founder, Iterate Studio and Board Director, Happy Farm Business Incubator.

Rick Coplin
Former Vice President, Community Partner Ventures, Rev1 Ventures.

Victor Thorne
Innovation Vanguard, ForgeX and Board Director, Powermers Inc.. Kellogg grad. Harvard Business School grad.

Bob West
Chief Trust Officer, CipherCloud. Previously Chief Security Officer, Intelligent ID. Michigan State grad.

Brian Link
Strategic Advisor, WhatsBusy.com and Director of Software Engineering at Dell Software. Startup CTO (Digg, ShapeUp, Toobla, TiXiT, NSBGroup)

Matthew Cook
Co-Founder/Product and Business Development, Panopticon Laboratories. Previously Senior Product Manager, Guardian Analytics.

Wil Schroter
CEO, Launchrock and Founder + CEO, Startups.co. The Ohio State grad.

Mark Roberts
Chief Operating Officer, Benetech. Previously VP of Engineering and IT, Benetech.

Gene Irvine
COO and Co-Founder, Helios Tech. Previously Head of Business Applications, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

Sunny Azadeh
Vice President, Information Technology & Services, Guidewire Software and CEO and President, Azadeh, Inc..

Jim Mazotas
CEO, IntelligentID. Previously Founder and CEO, Plannet Group LLC.

Steve Dunn
CEO and Co-Founder, LEAPIN Digital Keys. Previously Project Manager - Precincts and Facilities, Cairns Regional Council.

Jim Mazotas
They're my advisor  •  CEO, IntelligentID. Previously Founder and CEO, Plannet Group LLC.
He has a history of success in the tech community

Matthew Excell
We worked together  •  Lead Architecture and Technology Strategy Consultant, Watchman Technologies, L.L.C. and Acting CTO - Lead Architect, Primatrax / Primasoft.
Excellent expertise in a startup environment

Gene Oliver
We worked together  •  . The Ohio State grad.
Great technology expertise

Michelle (MC) Rydzewski
Marketing and Consumer Strategist, Independent Consultant. Previously Digital Intelligence Lab Project Manager, Webtrends.
Her expertise and empathy

Kevin Epstein
VP, Advanced Security & Governance, Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT). Brown grad. Stanford GSB grad.
His expertise in virtualization methodologies

Tom Cannon
Advisor, Savebox and Advisory and Board Member, Business and Beyond SRL.
His expertise in the payments arena

Shirlayne Quayle
Director, USTAR South, USTAR – The Utah Science Technology and Research Agency and Founder | Managing Partner, Q3 International, LLC.
Her expertise in early stage investing

Moez Chaabouni
Deputy CIO, Department of Technology, City of Columbus and Faculty, The Ohio State University. The Ohio State grad.
His expertise and tenacity

Kim Polese
Chairman, CrowdSmart and Chairman, ClearStreet. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Her expertise and management skills in early stage businesses