Board of Advisors

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Bud_Whitmeyer_thumb2Bud Whitmeyer, Business and Financial Advisor

Bud has over thirty years experience working in technology companies, including over twenty years experience in company management either as an employee or board member. He has an in-depth understanding of technology company operations and growth characteristics. Bud was most recently President and CEO of NuTech Solutions, Inc., a Charlotte, NC based software company that was sold to Netezza Corporation in May 2008. He also has twelve years experience as a technology investor including six years experience as a full-time General Partner with Research Triangle Ventures, a seed/early stage venture capital fund based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Prior to working with RTV, Bud worked with numerous early stage companies where he held interim positions of CEO and CTO of his portfolio companies in order to help the companies meet targeted milestones. He is an experienced board member, having been a member of the board of directors of seven companies and had board observation responsibilities at four others. Bud earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University.