Dr. Terrence P. McGarty
Dr. McGarty, Managing Partner, has been the founder of Telmarc and has been with the Company since its founding in 1984, except during the period of 1986 thru 1992, when he left to join NYNEX. Dr. McGarty holds a Ph.D. from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has studied in the joint MIT/Harvard HST program in Medicine. He has been President of Warner's Electronic Media Company, and COO of NYNEX Mobile Communications Company.
Dr. McGarty has been personally involved in the structure, financing, operations and management of most of the Telmarc investments. He has managed businesses world wide and has had offices in Prague, Warsaw, Athens, and Bangkok, as well as operations in over twenty five countries. He has written extensively in the area of telecommunications and other areas and is a recognized expert in many litigation support areas. Dr. McGarty had recently also returned to MIT (2005-2012), on a pro bono basis, as a Research Affiliate in RLE in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences where he advised doctoral students in the communications area and had begun investigating genomics for potential development and investment opportunities. He started his career at MIT both as a student and a faculty member.
Dr. McGarty is the author of fourteen books including Business Plans that Win Venture Capital, Wiley (1989). He was Vice Chairman of the National Academy of Sciences Presidential Committee on the Internet (1998-2000) Dr. McGarty has been on the boards over two dozen companies including MDSI, a public company, in which he was also head of its Audit Committee.
Dr. McGarty is supported by colleagues with whom he has worked with in the past. These colleagues are independent advisors to Telmarc and have participated in various prior investments and management positions in Telmarc entities. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Andrew Gregor
Andrew Gregor serves as an adjunct Senior Managing Director of Telmarc, practicing in our business development, financing and private equity practice. Most recently, Mr. Gregor has been responsible for Corporate Finance and Business Development, as a Senior VP and Treasurer at Sirius XM Satellite Radio. In his years at Sirius, he lead successful expansion efforts in Canada and other parts of the world, and was also responsible for over $3 billion in debt and equity financings.
Most recently, he led the restructuring of the Sirius balance sheet, caused by its strategic merger with its major competitor, XM. . He has previously held executive positions with a number of major public and private companies in the US and Europe, with responsibilities as a CFO for financings, acquisitions, divestitures, financial reporting and controls and strategic planning. Previously, Mr. Gregor was the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Zephyr Communications, a Telmarc investment.
At Zephyr, he along with the CEO raised over $100 million in venture financing and managed its operational rollout in the US and Central Europe. Prior to Zephyr, he was Chief Financial Officer of several publicly traded media, entertainment and consumer goods companies, including GT Interactive, a leading video game developer which he took public in the largest venture backed IPO of 1995, and Lillian Vernon, the specialty direct marketing retailer. During Mr. Gregor's career, he has been personally responsible for in excess of $7 billion in financings, and a like amount of acquisitions and divestitures. He began his career in investment research and spent much of his career in the Controllership and Treasury areas of major public corporations. Mr. Gregor has assisted Telmarc through his own company, Putnam Capital Services, LLC, in several investment evaluations.
Mr. Gregor holds an MBA from the Wharton School where he was recognized as a Baker Scholar, and a BA from Wesleyan University.
Dr. Lloyd Nirenberg
Nirenberg is Senior Technology Advisor of Telmarc and
represents Telmarc in Silicon Valley. Dr. Nirenberg has
contributed extensively to many of the key innovations in
communication system design and financial engineering. He
has over 30 years experience in diverse wireless
communications industries as an engineer,
and consultant. He has
experience gained from working on
satellite communications systems, terrestrial digital radio
and packet switching networks, and developing semiconductors
communications. Some of his
technical innovations are marked by publications in IEEE
journals. Dr. Nirenberg also innovated in the valuation of
intellectual property, by applying techniques in financial
engineering to managing risk and value in IP transactions.
Currently he applies his expertise in technology, economics and competition to assist clients craft strategies for growth in the face of varied opportunities and risks. Business operations seeking help defining product road maps or placing a value on their IP can benefit from consulting him. He has a Ph.D. (EE) from UCLA, and was a Hughes Doctoral Fellow. Dr. Nirenberg and Dr. McGarty have been associated for almost fifty years working on a variety of commercial and Government projects.
Mr. Archie D. Typadis, J.D.
Mr. Typadis identified, negotiated and closed on the initial capital financing of the COMAV. Mr. Typadis represented COMAV in merger and acquisition negotiations and had overall responsibility for all due diligence compliance on $150 million high yield equity financing offering. Mr. Typadis negotiated and closed all employment, regulatory matters, real estate, vendor financing, and equipment and property leases. Prior to joining COMAV, he served as General Counsel to two telecommunication startups. For the past 25 years, Mr. Typadis' practice has concentrated in telecommunications, corporate, banking and litigation matters. Mr. Typadis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northeastern University and a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School. Mr. Typadis has provided Telmarc with his legal support and services as well as the introduction of new investment opportunities. He has been associated with Telmarc for twenty years as an affiliate. Mr. Typadis was key to Telmarc's investment in COMAV as a founder and as the CEO.
Jonathan Turkel, Esq.
Mr. Turkel is an adjunct Managing Director of Telmarc. From 1994 through 2012, Mr. Turkel was a senior lawyer and investment advisor to a high net worth family in Manhattan which made numerous private equity, venture capital and real estate investments totaling in excess of $200 million. Mr. Turkel assisted the family in evaluating hundreds of proposals for financings and in structuring, negotiating and documenting their investments. He was also a director of several companies in which the family had a sizeable investment, including Versa Systems, Inc. a software company headquartered in Toronto, and Zephyr, where he worked with Dr. McGarty and Mr. Gregor. Mr. Turkel was also a partner of the investment general partner of a venture capital fund in which an affiliate of the family was the lead investor.
Prior thereto, Mr. Turkel was a First Vice President in the
investment banking division of Lehman Brothers for six years and was
associated with a major NYC law firm.
Mr. Turkel received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude , from New York University and a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from the NYU School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and the Order of the Coif.
Ted is a Senior Advisoe and a member of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. His residences and fellowships were at the Royal Victoria Hospital /McGill University and at Yale Medical School. He founded the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) in 1970 and served as its chief until 2011. He has published more than 300 original articles; several review articles and book chapters, and the IV edition of a textbook entitled “Pediatric Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging” published in 2014. He received several awards including the George V. Taplin Award and the Holman-Kaplan Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the Mentor of the Year Award form the American College of Nuclear Physicians, and the Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award form the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
Howard Reis is a Senior Advisor in the Health Care area to Telmarc. Prior to a brief tenure in the Medical Imaging group at Accenture, Howard was Vice President of Sales/ Director of Business Development at Imaging On Call, a teleradiology provider which was acquired by RadNet, Inc. Previously Howard worked at the intersection of the healthcare and telecommunications industries, delivering high speed broadband data communication to hospitals and other medical facilities. At Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore) Howard was Vice President in the Professional Services division providing consulting services to start-up companies in the telecommunications industry. Howard’s first exposure to Medical Imaging was as a project manager at Nynex Science and Technology for its Media Broadband Service, managing early telemedicine trails with four teaching hospitals. Howard has an MBA in Finance from NYU and has published several articles on Teleradiology, Telecommunications and Telemedicine.
Ms. Kristin Bottner
Kristin is a Senior Associate at Telmarc and has been affiliated with the company since 1996. Kris has been active in facilitating and supporting multiple financings of the various investments during that time, preparing investor information, and communicating with investors. Kris was a key participant in managing the investments in the Telmarc related entities in the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Russia, Thailand, South Korea and Germany. She also provided support related to the due diligence on various investments and in training of new acquisition staff on company methods and procedures. Kris hold degrees from West Virginia University (BA and MA).
The Telmarc Principals have worked together in many ventures over the years and they each have extensive business experience which they bring to each new opportunity.