Dr. Steven Tsengas has personally founded more than half a dozen high-tech and consumer product companies since 1976. He has also provided financial and managerial assistance to several successful entrepreneurial start-ups. Dr. Tsengas received his BS in Industrial Engineering from the State of New York University at Buffalo, his MS in Business from the University of Rochester, W. Simon Graduate School of Management, and his Ph.D. degree in Natural Health from Clayton College of Natural Health. He holds numerous patents, has taught and lectured at various colleges and was elected to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. He is a member of the American Society of Patent Holders and is active in various professional, community and technical associations including the Ohio Venture Association, American Naturopathic Medical Association, Lakeland Community College Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) advisor and National SIFE Competition Judge, Lake County Development Council Trustee and Chairman of the Economic Forum Committee and Workforce Investment Board Member. Dr. Steve’s most recent achievement is being named a 2010 Fellow of the Ohio Academy of Science, the leading organization in Ohio to foster curiosity, discovery, and innovation and to unite all who value education, science, engineering, technology, or their applications for the benefit of society.