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Dr. Eliana Fu

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Materials scientist with extensive industry experience in aerospace additive and traditional manufacturing at Titanium Metals Corp (TIMET). Dr. Fu also had roles with SpaceX and Relativity Space, who are global leaders in the application of 3D printing for rocket production for space exploration. She participated in former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Advanced Manufacturing Committee and is Ambassador for the Las Vegas Chapter of Women in 3D Printing.

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Ray Nimrod

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Ray Nimrod is a renowned expert in patent law and a partner at the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. He represents a wide variety of technology clients, including Dow Chemical, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Mitsubishi Tanabe, Cree, Vifor, Fresenius and Harvard and MIT’s Broad Institute.  Among his current representations, Nimrod serves as lead counsel for the Broad Institute in litigation relating to CRISPR gene editing technology. Ray also serves on the advisory board of Azul 3D, a leading-edge 3D printing company in the additive manufacturing industry.

Todd Ruppert

Capital Markets Advisory

R. Todd Ruppert is founder of Ruppert International, a firm with diversified interests in various fields. He is also an advisor to many venture capital and private equity firms, as well as a serial investor in private firms globally. Todd retired from Greenspring Associates, a $17 billion venture capital firm. Previously he was CEO and President of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services,  co-president of T. Rowe Price International, and member of the operating steering committee of the T. Rowe Price Group.

Andy Stewart

Capital Markets Advisory

Andy Stewart is an Industry Partner at Motive Partners, a next-generation fintech investment firm with expertise in financial technology businesses. Andy currently serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Wilshire and is Executive Chairman of Global Shares.

He also serves as Chairman of the Board and Advisory Board member of Finantix (now part of InvestCloud), a firm specializing in technology for banking and insurance companies, and Executive Chairman of Global Shares, a global provider of equity compensation management solutions for companies and their employees.

Prior to joining Motive, Andy co-led Blackrock’s Alternative Investment Platform (BAI). He helped grow the business to over $120 billion in assets and more than $1.2 billion in revenues. Andy chaired BAI’s Executive Committee and was a member of the BAI Investment Committee. He also worked as Managing Director and Head of Liquid Alternatives at Credit Suisse and was President and Chief Operating Officer at Man Investments.

Andy holds a Doctor of Law (JD) from Indiana University and a BA from the University of California.

Headshot of IperionX Scientific and Technology Advisor, Tom Witheford.

Tom Witheford

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Highly experienced specialty metals executive, having spent 30 years in leadership roles including as President of Allegheny Technologies (ATI) Specialty Materials division, Managing Director Europe & Asia for GKN Powder Metallurgy, and President of Precision Castparts Corp’s Special Metals division. Mr. Witheford has deep experience across the production of metal alloys, titanium, alloy applications and 3D printing.

Headshot of IperionX Scientific and Technology Advisor, Dr. Kesh Keshavan.

Dr. Kesh Keshavan

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Pre-eminent materials scientist with a background in industry and a track record of inventing and commercializing new technologies. Dr. Keshavan has 30 years of experience in the field of Superhard materials, holds over 200 patents and is the recipient of “Most Cited Author; The Institute for Scientific Information.