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Dan Barry

Dan Barry

NASA, Denbar Robotics
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Dan Barry

NASA, Denbar Robotics

Dr. Dan Barry is a former NASA astronaut and a veteran of three space flights, four spacewalks and two trips to the International Space Station. He retired from NASA in 2005 and started his own company, Denbar Robotics that creates robotic assistants for home and commercial use, concentrating on assistive devices for people with disabilities.

Dan has received numerous honors. A few of them are the following: 2000 and 2002 NASA Exceptional Service Medals, 2001 Top 10 in the world career spacewalk hours, 100 Most Notable Princeton Graduate School Alumni of the 20th Century, Harvard Medical School Paul J. Corcoran Award and honorary doctoral degrees from Beloit College and St. Louis University.

Dan’s educational background includes a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1975; a master of engineering degree and a master of arts degree in electrical engineering/computer science from Princeton University in 1977; a doctorate in electrical engineering/computer science from Princeton University in 1980; and a doctorate in medicine from the University of Miami in 1982. He has seven patents, over 50 articles in scientific journals and has served on two scientific journal editorial boards. He has film and television experience as well, including roles in two documentary films and as a cast member in season 12 of CBS Survivor. He is a founding faculty member for Singularity University, where he co-chaired the AI & Robotics.

Alexander von Frankenberg

Alexander von Frankenberg

High-Tech Gründerfonds
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Alexander von Frankenberg

High-Tech Gründerfonds

Alexander von Frankenberg is the managing director of the High-Tech Gründerfonds, the biggest seed stage investor in Germany. We are happy to announce him as a speaker at The Future of High Tech. Alexander obtained his bachelor degree at the University of Mannheim and continued to pursue his MBA in Austin, Texas. In 1995 he returned to Mannheim to receive his doctorate in the field of the establishment of technology standards. During his successful career, Alexander von Frankenberg focussed primarily on IT and innovation. His various employers, such as an IT-startup, Siemens and Andersen Consulting, offered him diverse perspectives on the challenges businesses and entrepreneurs face in the field of technology. Alexander von Frankenberg has been active in the venture capital and startup business for 17 years and has managed the High-Tech Gründerfonds since 2005. 

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