CARL F NELSON - CHaiRMAN
Mr. Carl F. Nelson is a Partner and Member at Clean Energy Venture Group. Mr. Nelson served as Chief Executive Officer at Integrity Interactive Corporation from 1999 to June 2007 and its President until August 2009. He also founded Integrity Interactive in 1999. Previously, Mr. Nelson served as Managing Director and President at VIS Development Corporation, which he founded in 1991. Prior to VIS, he served in a variety of management roles at Access Technology where he founded. He has been involved in the startup and management of technology companies, and is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of successful technology companies in Massachusetts for the last 25 years. He has been Executive Chairman at Integrity Interactive Corporation since June 2007. Mr. Nelson has an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.A. from Colby College.
Larry is a serial entrepreneur having launched his first venture in 1982. Most notable would be Proto Labs, which Larry founded in 1999. Proto Labs grew from an idea to $100 million revenue before its IPO on the NYSE in 2012. Larry retired from Proto Labs in 2014, and today the company supports a market cap in the $Billions.
In his "retirement," Larry started Digi Labs, a product development incubator, and has been an active early stage investor in marine and robotics technologies. In addition to Autonomous Marine Systems, Larry has investments in Blue Robotics, Open Water Power (acquired by L3), Riptide, Seatrac, Wibotics, Rover Robotics, Gocycle, Farm Vision and more.
Larry earned his B.S. in Physics from Canisius College and his M.S. in Electronics Engineering from the University at Buffalo.
Keith A kreuer
Keith Kreuer has over 30 years of experience in starting and building innovative, customer-oriented information technology companies. As a Principal with RedHouse Associates, Keith specializes in early stage angel investments and currently sits on the Board of Directors and advisory panels for Autonomous Marine Systems, GolfNet, ProSellus and Goodwill Industries Houston. He was an early investor in idera and served on the Board of Directors until it was acquired by TA Associates in 2014. Keith co-founded PentaSafe in 1997 and served as its Director of World-Wide Services & Support until its acquisition by NetIQ in 2002. Prior to that, Keith was co-founder and President of Penta, Inc., a Houston-based software consulting firm which was acquired by VeriCenter in February 2000.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Kreuer served in various positions as Director of Operations for Generator Systems, Consulting Manager for Ernst & Young, and Software Development Project Manager for Exxon, U.S.A.
Keith earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Iowa State University