John Ripple, my MassVX Entrepreneurial Champion, has been working with me every week for months. His industry knowledge and sage advice are integral to the successful launch of EasyText.AI. I could not have asked for a better mentor than John.
Steven Munevar, Senior Business Development Manager/BRIDGE Fund, University of Massachusetts Medical School, my high regard for your mentorship of me, and for informing me about this wonderful program.
I was just accepted to the MassCONNECT PI program for my EasyText.AI startup (training AI to simplify web text for people with cognitive disabilities). I am excited!
MassCONNECT Pl is a program of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council. It is for Principal Investigators in Life Sciences actively developing technology with industrial applications.
The MassCONNECT Pl Program will help me:
validate my ideas;
obtain industry perspectives; and
determine a potential path with subject-matter experts and key opinion leaders.
For accepting me into the MassCONNECT Pl Program, I thank Lucie Rochard, Liaison for Scientific & Entrepreneurial Initiatives | Director of Innovation Services, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.
For informing me about this wonderful program, and for guiding me in my startup journey, I thank Steven Munevar, Senior Business Development Manager/BRIDGE Fund, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
For one of them, I will focus on the functions and activities of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center and its INDEX Program, which I direct, as part of a larger discussion about independent living, the Internet of Things, and AI for people with disabilities. This will include my EasyText.AI research.
These activities are arranged and sponsored by the:
The conference was great with accessibility. I was assigned an employee who guided me everywhere and was just wonderful. The conference website was accessible and easy to navigate. When I identified accessibility problems with the mobile app and with SageMaker tools, Amazon personnel immediately assured me they would be fixed.
The sponsorship included participation in the re:MARS VIP Leadership Networking Reception. I was honored to speak with members of Amazon leadership as well as senior researchers from industry and academia.