Areas of Interest (Robotics, Software Architecture, Green Energy, Web 2.0, etc.):
Ocean energy, robotics, telecommunications
Bill Spencer is a serial entrepreneur who has led the Hawaii Venture Capital Association since 1999. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His entrepreneurial ventures have pioneered software applications for server farm management, distributed communications, groupware computing and medical treatment management. Bill was a founding member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association, is on the executive board of Hawaii Angels, an angel investor network founded in 2002, and has served HVCA since 1995. His companies include NET, Inc. a groupware software pioneer, MedSurf a medical treatment management service, Internet Planet a diversified web company doing e-commerce and web radio and Pipelinefx a software company with products for the animation and game industries. He is currently the CEO of Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc. a startup company he co-founded doing "green" next gen aquaculture technology. He was recently acknowledged as the Financial Services Champion for 2008 by the U.S. Small Business Administration for Hawaii and Region IX (California, Arizona and Nevada).
I'm new to Techhui. Nice pics. I remember when Pat Takahashi was an evangelist on the approach you seem to be taking. I'd like to talk with you sometime. My interest lies in the lower end of the trophic web. I believe that open ocean ranching and farming will eventually produce the feed inputs for the commercial (your ahi) crops, although phyto-photo-krill-small fish production may be the finished product stream for some future operations.