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Michele Herman
Founder, JusTech Law, PLLC

Michele founded JusTech Law, PLLC to provide services focusing exclusively on legal and business issues affecting technology development and commercialization. Michele is also currently CEO of Metabl, Inc. (, an early stage start-up developing food data and nutrition applications for the consumer market.

Seth Newberry
General Manager, Open Mobile Alliance

Seth is the General Manager of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) where he directs the operations for the organization. The Open Mobile Alliance delivers open specifications for creating interoperable services that work across all geographical boundaries, on any bearer network. Its membership includes all key elements of the wireless value chain, and contributes to the timely and efficient introduction of services and applications to the market

Zaki Manian
Executive Director, Trusted IoT Alliance

Zaki Manian is the Executive Director of the Trusted IoT Alliance. He is an expert in applied cryptography, blockchains and a software engineer. He is a co-founder of Skuchain and an adviser to numerous blockchains startups.

Greg Kohn
Executive Vice President, Virtual, Inc.

Greg is the Executive Vice President at Virtual, Inc. He focuses on driving growth for the company and for its client associations. With more than 15 years working with global consortia and technically-focused organizations, he leverages his depth of experience to run association management operations and lead a myriad of associations in various stages of maturity. Greg is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and has had previous roles for the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO) and the IEEE Standards Association.

Association Management Blog

You may have heard about the upcoming European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will be going into effect on May 25, 2018. What is it about, what does it mean to you, and more im [...]

Non-profit organizations often have tight budgets that can make recruiting and training employees difficult in a competitive marketplace. With small budgets it can be difficult to hire top employees i [...]

When organizations see a need or opportunity for a new industry group or consortium, they sometimes wrestle with the conundrum of how to resource the formation and launch of the organization. For some [...]

Virtual, Inc. invites emerging professionals to a networking open house and discussion surrounding the theme: “Finding a Great Place to Work.” If you are a recent grad, a current student thinking ahea [...]

Q&A with Mary Campbell, Public Relations Associate at Virtual What do you do at Virtual? As a PR Associate on the Marketing and PR team at Virtual, I help associations drive awareness for their mi [...]


Andy Freed
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 1.781.876.6205

Bruce Rogers
Founder & Chairman
Phone: 1.781.876.6209

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