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Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

Mr. Caprio www.vincentcaprio.org is the Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association www.nanobca.org.  Mr. Caprio is one of the foremost advocates for government funding of emerging technologies at both the State and Federal levels. Mr. Caprio has testified before the state legislatures of New York and Connecticut, and has participated in NanoBusiness’ Washington, DC Roundtable for the past nine years. Mr. Caprio is the founder and event director of the 11th Annual NanoBusiness Conference which will be held in Boston, MA in September 2012. During the past 6 years (2006-2012), Mr. Caprio was an invited speaker and guest lecturer on Nanotechnology at over 50 conferences.  In addition, Mr. Caprio has appeared on numerous Connecticut TV and radio stations, including WICC 600AM  http://www.annkarrick.com/ThisWeek, discussing the impact of Water and Nanotechnology.

Mr. Caprio graduated from Villanova University in 1979 with a B.S in Accounting and completed a MBA from Northeastern in 1987. Mr. Caprio is a member of Villanova University’s Financial Club and serves as an active member of Villanova’s President Club. Mr. Caprio serves on the Board of Trustees for the Easton Community Center and the Easton Learning Foundation in Easton, CT. In the summer of 2008, Mr. Caprio was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Fabricators & Manufactures Association Communications, Inc. based in Rockford, IL.