Ship It Pro Team
Wes Montague – Spent the last 15 years in the protective packaging and load securement industry consulting between carriers, shippers and receivers on proper blocking and bracing of products shipped by road, rail, and sea. He has developed, tested, and implemented the use of approved products and best practices recognized by the Association of American Railroads, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and the International Maritime Organization. Spearheaded multiple industry wide initiatives on securement of both Hazardous and Non-Hazardous commodities. This talented singer and songwriter resides in Memphis, TN with his beautiful wife Alicia and their Great Pyrenees puppy, Elvis. In his spare time he loves making the days of others brighter, practicing active listening and searching for the positives in negative situations.
Dan has spent his 20+ year career in sales, marketing, and operations of technology companies. He is currently serving two roles. First, as CEO of Chronicle Health, a MedTech relationship intelligence SaaS solution serving more than 2,000 healthcare organizations. Second, as COO of MEDQOR, a market analyst publication of 10 healthcare specialities with more than 8 million readers annually. Barker’s career has been instrumental in two successful exits and enjoy solving vexing problems with technology and artificial intelligence. In his free-time Dan enjoys quality time with his wife and two children, fishing, playing guitar, exploring innovative technologies, philanthropy, and attending sporting events.
Cas Milner mentors and advises startups, focusing on implementing AI as a subject matter expert in financial, transportation, and energy industries. He is a “quant”, having launched two hedge funds, managed several equity portfolios, and was Chief Data Scientist of a company matching investors to appropriate investments, using behavioral psychology and natural language processing. His first career was in physics, and he earned his PhD in experimental particle physics at The University of Texas at Austin. He planned and built numerous experiments at the Superconducting Super Collider, Fermilab, Brookhaven Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory – a process with many features paralleling the creation of advanced technology businesses. His role in most physics experiments was designing data-collection electronics, and performing data analysis. His most recent contribution was devising a means to non-invasively measure the location of melted fuel in the damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactors, using cosmic ray muons.
David Beck is the founder of multiple start-up companies focusing on regulatory policy, entrepreneurship, science, and sustainable technology throughout his 2 plus Decades of professional work. Those companies include HUB Venture Partners (a venture capital firm created for underserved and underutilized communities), Autonomous Directive Ventures (a research firm created to foster patents in a variety of artificial intelligence and human connectivity areas) under his Cole Chamberlain Holdings LLC company. Along the journey Mr. Beck has served or currently serves as a board member to over 15 start-up companies in education, science and technology, retail, film, and non-profit areas as well since 1997. His extensive engineering and leadership experiences range from sonic and vibration material technology through electric vehicle design to wide body aircraft auxiliary power systems and beyond. Mr. Beck holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi, as well as an MBA in Marketing. Currently he pursues a Ph.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo in Systems Engineering. Mr. Beck resides in Washington, D.C.
Christopher J. Bonanti
Mr. Christopher J. Bonanti is CEO of The Baluster Group, Inc. The company focuses on management, engineering, and regulatory and compliance consulting, which includes rail, motor vehicle, and aviation. He was a member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service (SES) when he served as the Associate Administrator for Rulemaking at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and regulated 2.7% of the U.S. GDP. He was responsible for developing, writing, and implementing rules, regulations, and standards for all ground transportation vehicles sold within the U.S. Other executive and high-level government positions that he served in were Director for the Office of Hazardous Materials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), as well as, investigator-in-charge (IIC) for major transportation accidents involving hazardous materials at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Group Chairperson for major accidents involving hazardous materials in the aviation, railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline industries. Besides his time in executive branch of government, he served as a staff member of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, he developed legislative policies that directly impacted the aviation, railroad, automotive, trucking, pipeline, and hazardous materials industries. He is also a former U.S. Marine. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Master of Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, and a BS from Rutgers University.
Ship It Pro Team
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