Ron has a background as a successful entrepreneur, executive, and advisor to technology companies. He is currently a member of CommonAngels, the largest Angel investment group in New England. Previously, Ron co-founded and built Foliage Software Systems, a technology strategy and software development firm specializing in the medical, aerospace, and semiconductor equipment markets. During his tenure, the company received a variety of awards for achieving industry firsts, product quality, and engineering excellence and rapid growth. Prior to co-founding Foliage, Ron held engineering and management positions with Technology Integration, Eaton Semiconductor, and Computervision. Ron holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Dartmouth and a BA in Chemistry from Skidmore.