NanoComposites Inc. CEO Barry Drayson To Speak at NanoCon 2007 on Nanomaterials Manufacturing
HOUSTON, TX. – November 13, 2007 – NanoComposites Inc. (NCI) Chief Executive Officer Barry Drayson will speak at the Small Times NanoCon International conference and trade show (NanoCon 2007) on Wednesday, November 14, in Santa Clara, California. Drayson will participate in a keynote panel session entitled Nanomaterials Manufacturing – Scaling, Cost & Quality from 9:55 – 11:15 a.m.
His remarks will address the challenges companies face in producing nanotechnology materials and ensuring product quality, cost containment and manufacturing efficiency while meeting customer requirements and development deadlines.
“I appreciate the opportunity to speak at NanoCon 2007 conference,” said Drayson. “I am looking forward to sharing real-life perspectives on how companies can improve their production times, obtain and retain scientific and corporate partners, develop and implement a growth strategy, manage risks associated with finance and liquidity and adapt to changing customer requirements.”
Joining Drayson as distinguished fellow panelists will be Kelly Kordzik, Esq., principal, Fish & Richardson, P.C.; Dr. Alan Gotcher, president and CEO, Altairmano, Inc.; Dave Arthur, CEO, SWeNT, and Joey L. Mead, PhD., professor and deputy director, NSF NSEC The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Department of Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Drayson has been involved in the early growth stages of four startup companies and has twenty five years’ experience in the identification, analysis, negotiation and management of strategic partnerships, the majority of which still exist today.
He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of NanoHoldings, LLC, an investment company with a current portfolio of 14 nanotechnology companies. He has served as CEO of NCI since 2004, when he co-founded the company.
About NanoComposites Inc. (NCI)
NanoComposites Inc. (NCI) develops and commercializes custom-engineered composite materials using patented and licensable manufacturing processes. NCI holds exclusive, unrestricted licenses to key patents for functionalizing carbon nanotubes. NCI currently supplies nanomaterials to manufacturers in the oilfield service industry, but its proprietary technology can be applied across a range of industries with properties appropriate for customer products. After five years of development, NanoComposites is close to announcing that it will present new solutions to its clients later in 2007. For more information on NCI, please go to http://www.nanocompositesinc.com.
NanoComposites Inc. is an Houston Technology Center Client Company. The Houston Technology Center (HTC) is a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies in key sectors such as: Energy, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology and NASA-originated technologies. See www.houstontech.org for more information.
About NanoCon International
NanoCon International is produced by Small Times, and is considered a leading nanotechnology business conference and trade show in North America. More than 700 leading nanotechnology executives and decision makers from around the world attend. For more information on NanoCon 2007, go to http://www.smalltimesnanocon.com.