The 2014 Silicon Bayou 100: Group 1


Aaron Dirks

Aaron is Chairman and co-founder of Posigen, which provides solar power and energy efficiency services to homeowners in Louisiana, New York and Connecticut. He is also a “parallel entrepreneur,” trying to become more of a serial entrepreneur through his other ventures such as LiveryCar, a hybrid solutions provider and transportation company. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Aaron Miscenich

As President of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC), Aaron brought the vision of a biotechnology incubator in New Orleans from concept to reality. For over a decade, he has worked to bring the 66,000 square foot to house 20 tenants ranging from bio-fuel manufacturing to genetic testing. He is also the Executive Director of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center. On LinkedIn.

Adele Tiblier

Adele is the VP of Marketing at Turbosquid and an organizer for the city’s largest tech meetup group, Net2NO.  Adele brings an extensive background in search engine optimization, online marketing and promotion from over a decade of experience in the Internet industry.  Her knowledge and expertise of online marketing has served the tourism, technology, retail and non‐profit sectors, among others.  Previously Adele was an executive at FSC Interactive.  On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Allyson Seitzler

Born to a family of computer Geeks and raised in the heart of Silicon Valley, Allyson taught herself website development while working as a technical support agent. She then started Webtyde Internet Marketing in 2001, which created brochure websites for small businesses. The company now provides full service Internet marketing campaigns to small and medium size businesses in the local, national, and international markets. On LinkedIn.

Amith Nagarajan

Amith sits on the executive leadership team of Aptify, a company he co-founded in 1993, as Chairman and CEO. Aptify is a provider of Association Management Software (AMS Software) solutions for leading membership organizations globally. Amith also published an eBook in 2012 called Scoring Member Engagement: What Engagement Really Means and How to Measure It. On LinkedIn.

Andrea Chen

As the Executive Director of Propeller, Andrea helps empower social entrepreneurs through strategic management and assistance.  She was named “40 Under 40“ by Gambit Magazine, 2010 City Business “Women of the Year,“ World Economic Forum Young Global Shaper, and is an appointed board member of the New Orleans Business Alliance along with six other current “gigs,” if you will. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Andrew Case

Digital forensics researcher Andrew is a core developer at Volatility and a co-developer at Registry Decoder. He is one of the founding members of NOLASec, an open, informal group that meets monthly around good food and drink to discuss current trends and research in the fields of computer security and digital forensics. Andrew also assisted in the planning and execution of the Security BSides conference that was held in New Orleans in 2013. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Angie Scott

Angie is Co-founder of New Orleans-based Search Influence, which helps businesses grow online through search engine optimization (SEO), online advertising, social media marketing, and a full-range of online marketing services. The company was the only New Orleans company on the 2011 Inc. 500 list. On LinkedIn.

Barrett Conrad

Barrett (previously featured on All About You) is a software developer and the founder of mobile gaming company Red Ticket Games.  Barrett also owns software development shop of Cotingasoft and that launched an iPad-only app called Routine that allows users to track regular repetitive activities.  He’s also the organizer of GNOCODE, a monthly developer meetup group. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Ben Cappiello

Ben founded the medical device firm, Bioceptive, along with Shuchi Khurana in 2010.  Bioceptive is a venture-backed firm currently developing a patent-pending IUD insertion device. He holds a BSE in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University and certificates in various aspects of women’s health and contraception. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

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