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Bill Shelander is the Business Development expert for Berkeley Lab, a position aimed at enhancing the entrepreneurial awareness within the Lab’s research community with an emphasis on helping to create start ups. His seminar will share some insights on how to recognize viable opportunities, some realities of ventures, and what alternatives are available to Lab researchers. He has over 20 years of experience managing nearly $180 million in venture funds and returned over $600 million. He has invested in and helped to start dozens of high technology companies. He has seen both investment failures and successes with a distinguished track record as an officer or director of companies acquired or listed on NASDAQ. He has a BS in Systems Engineering with a minor in physics, an MS in Chemical Engineering, and an MBA from Stanford.