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the morpho butterfly – “optical nanotech lab in the wild’


 About I.J. Ikävalko.

Bio details:

— Born in Helsinki, Finland. Studied art, philosophy, French literature, mathematical logic, cognitive science.

— President and equity partner, with Will Jones, in MultiMate, leading early word-processing app for the IBM PC.

— Representative in U.S. for Finland’s largest construction firm.  Arranged funding for joint ventures of American businesses in Russia.

— Co-founded NCC Projects, a construction firm focused on projects in Russia. Five Finnish partners and NCC (Swedish construction giant) of NCC Projects Oy.

— Worked on U.S. energy and aerospace ventures in Russia and Kazakhstan (for example, Occidental Petroleum in Nizhnevartovsk; the Chevron Tengiz-Korolev oil fields).

— Leading role in arranging project finance via US government agencies  (TDA, OPIC, Ex-Im Bank, USAID).

— member of the U.S.-Russia Business Council, published articles in the Council’s journal.

— Speaker on technology, venture start-ups and innovation at conferences at Yale University, the University of Michigan, and U.S. Department of Defense.

— Business development for EPS Software Corp (Houston), publisher of CoDe magazine.

— Principal at Digital Greenfield LLC, technology and software consulting.

— Executive Director of the IICC Nanotechnology Fund.

— Research in nano science, relationship of consciousness and physical properties of matter.

— Married to writer, arts & funding consultant Barbara Rosen.

Wikipedia articles on persons mentioned in the preceding bio:
Barbara Rosen
Wolfgang Zuckermann
Lempi Ikävalko