The 2013 Silicon Bayou 100: Group 9


Ron Bienvenu

Ron Bienvenu is one of the Managing Partners at the Louisiana Buyout Fund, sits on the board of alqemyiQ Corp and is the CEO of Process Software. In January 2013, he Co-founded the Spear Point Buyout Group, LLC, and is now Co-CEO with Nic Perkin. Three years ago, he published his first book with co-author Matt Gauthier, The Fourth Shock: Mobility and the rise of demand data dominance. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Ross Barrett

Venture Capital Fund Manager Ross Barrett is the Founder and General Partner at BVM, a company which focuses on expanding in the Southeast. Prior to that, he worked for over thirteen years and was Co-founder at VC Experts meanwhile serving as Director at both Calosyn Pharma and Esperance Pharmaceuticals. Barrett has been called a hard-working gentleman with an excellent business sense and entrepreneurial spirit by peers. On LinkedIn.

Scott Wolfe

Entrepreneur Scott Wolfe Jr. has been involved in many successful ventures to date. He was one of the founding members of the Wolfe Law Group and the founder of the Web Lab over a decade ago. Since then, he launched Zlien, a provider of Mechanic Lien and Preliminary Notice compliance and filing services. Zlien was accepted into the Idea Village’s IDEAxcelerator class last year and has grown tremendously since launch. On LinkedIn.

Sean Simone

Sean a co-founder and board member of SeNSE and active in the Baton Rouge entrepreneurial scene. Most recently, Sean co-founded Yellow Jacket, makers of the immensely popular stun gun iPhone case, with Seth Froom. The newly released model for the iPhone 5/5S was a huge hit at CES. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Seth Froom

Along with Sean Simone, Seth Co-founded and is now CTO of Yellow Jacket, makers of the stun gun iPhone case (invented by Seth). Yellow Jacket is a smartphone case that conceals a stun gun inside of the phone case. It is also able to double the battery life of your smartphone, due to it’s own external battery. On Twitter. On LinkedIn.

Shaun Carpenter

Shaun is a nationally recognized physician in the specialty of wound care and limb preservation. In addition to being the President of Total Wound Management and the Wound Care Association, he is the Medical Director of Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center. Dr. Carpenter is also a Co-founder of TRUE-See Systems, a New Orleans-based company that uses patent-pending technology and protocols to ensure medical grade digital photography in a variety of clinical settings. On LinkedIn.

Shercole King

Shercole wears many hats. She is not only working at Via Link as an HMIS Data and Analysis Specialist, she is also the Community Outreach Manager at, the Founder and editor at Good Nola News and a consultant at S King Consulting. On Twitter. On LinkedIn.

Shuchi Khurana

Shuchi has strong technical and business background with more than a decade of experience in the industry. He is a co-founder and current COO of Bioceptive, a producer of medical devices. He has served as Product Line Manager at EWI Inc. and was responsible for the commercialization of six technologies. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Stephen Loy

Since 2004 Stephen has been working his way up the ranks of the Louisiana Technology Park, where he is now the Executive Director. Outside of LA Tech Park, Stephen is involved in the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, RIO, and the broader entrepreneurial world around the Silicon Bayou. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Sudhir K. Sinha, Ph.D.

Sudhir is the current President and Co-Founder of InnoGenomics Technologies, a biotechnology startup located in the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.  As the Principal Investigator, Dr. Sinha in charge of developing a prototype DNA test kit for use on degraded DNA samples for human identification.

Thanks again to our sponsors: 365 ConnectNew Orleans Startup FundLaunch PadRon Bienvenu,Eiffel Society and The Idea Village!

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