Dr. Ervin retired from the Air Force as a Colonel with over 28 years experience as practicing general surgeon, flight surgeon and health care leader. His leadership and clinical experience includes several headquarters positions. He also served as a senior physician – scientist exploring innovative new concepts and technologies to improve the health and safety to deployed war fights.
Victoria Scarborough, Ph.D
Dr. Victoria Scarborough has worked in the coatings industry for over 40 years and retired from The Sherwin-Williams Co. She holds multiple national and international patents, published numerous articles on innovation, product development and commercialization and has been an invited speaker to both national and international conferences.
After a period in foreign direct investment (FDI) with IDA Ireland, David Shiels worked in marketing management and business development in computer media. In 1991 he became the first Marketing Director at the Swiss contract research organisation CSEM. David Shiels founded IRconsult Creative Strategies. He is also a EU Horizon Europe expert assessor for SMEs and technology transfer policy.