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National Health Information (NHI) | NanoBioTech News“a rainmaker!”

Adriana is a rainmaker! She’s extremely well connected, a savvy negotiator and understands what it takes to bring businesses together. We worked together to co-promote a newsletter for the nanobiotech sector and I’d be delighted to team up again.

Lynn YoffeeAssociate Publisher, National Health Information

“a true visionary”
Adriana is a true visionary in the emerging field of nanotechnology. She has the ability to create an organization to address complex technological issues and make them understandable and approachable by all different stakeholders.

Larry BockSerial Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, and Philanthropist

Nanotechnology Now“a powerhouse”

Adriana is a powerhouse with an extensive network of contacts in the nanotech and biotech world. I trust her to do what she promises while bringing all her talents to any project she engages in.

Brian LundquistCEO, 7th Wave, Inc. and Nanotechnology Now

“a dynamo…sees the future”

Adriana is a dynamo who makes things happen. Her focus and dedication to NanoBioNexus is outstanding. She sees the future and works hard to make it real.

Anette AsherFounder & CEO of Care to Caregiver, CEO of CareZoom

“innovator and champion”

I have gotten to know Adriana over the past year and have admired her ability to connect with people in the life sciences through her leadership at NanoBioNexus and NanoTecNexus. She is an innovator and champion for the nanotech community and has helped to build a great deal of new business within that community. I am proud to call her a business associate and friend.

Jack CoatsCEO at CardioWise

AmericanSemiconductor“a visionary in the field”

Adriana has been a tremendous supporter of the IEEE SFBA Nanotechnology Council. She is a visionary in the field, not only because she is an excellent speaker and communicator, but also she has shown her ability time and again to create organizations to solve complex technical issues.

Jack BergChief Technologist, American Semiconductor

“sets very high standards for herself”

I have known Adriana for several years since HP. She sets very high standards for herself and is a ‘make it happen’, ‘get it done’ kind of professional. She takes on the challenge and aggressively drives to success.

Feisal MoslehChairman of Juldee

“a trailblazer”

If you are interested in working with a trail blazer who carries the show by her sheer energy, you need to meet Adriana. She and I worked pretty close while starting NanoBioNexus. There were many obstacles along the way but Adriana was unwavering. Best of all, she delivers as she thrives developing a world-class organizations.

Aileen Alvarado-Swaisgood, PhD, MBAFounder, Graphics Kicks and Molecular Alliance

San Diego Business Journal“well networked…internationally”

As creator of NanoTecNexus, Adriana Vela has been integral in bringing together entrepreneurs, scientists and venture capitalists interested in nanotechnology from across the globe. She is well networked in the life sciences and high-tech industries, not only in California, but internationally.

Katie WeeksReporter, San Diego Business Journal

“understands the importance of customer satisfaction”

Adriana is very organized and proactive in her creation and coordination of the many events that I have attended with her. She is a great person to work along side with and has a terrific personality. She has a great understanding of the importance of customer satisfaction and it is readily apparent in her efforts. I have nothing but positive things to say about Adriana.

Todd PetersRoche Diagnostics

“an undeniable asset”

Adriana is a dynamic, confident leader and consistent achiever. She meets objectives every time and easily orchestrates a wide array of people and programs. A self starter, Adriana has demonstrated she can start with a concept and build it into a reality that exceeds expectations. She is an undeniable asset on, and adds significant momentum to, any project she jumps into.

David CobleighRetired, Hewlett Packard

Watson Wyatt“innovative and forward thinking ideas”

“Adriana is a creative, high energy marketing professional, with innovative and forward thinking ideas. My experience with her is that she gets the job done and with a healthy dose of fun along the way. I love working with Adriana and would recommend her services to any company’s performance strategies.

Jan HunterConsultant, Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Lannett “project…ahead of schedule, avoiding financial penalties”

Tom was a valuable partner and leader during a complex integration project that was on a tight completion time frame.  His project management experience and overall leadership led to completing the project ahead of schedule, avoiding financial penalties for delays.

Tim DiprinzioSenior Director IT Infrastructure

Accenture“invaluable asset managing team and executing”

Tom was able to articulate the migration path and build up a strong relationship with the client with an aggressive and complex timeline. His communication and people skills helped us smoothly migrate the systems. Tom brings a lot of experience to any project or client and was a valuable asset in managing the team and executing the Project plan.

Kalyan DakshitSenior Solution Architect, Accenture

“could navigate, translate and build bridges across business and IT teams “

When I think of great people I have worked with, and who I have had the opportunity to manage, Tom is always in my top 5 of those I would hire and work with again in a heartbeat. I sometimes referred to him as “the glue”, as he could navigate, translate and build bridges across very diverse business and IT teams, always leading with a “can do” attitude.

Val LoganSenior Director, Gartner Group

“across business and IT [he] kept us aligned”

Tom’s ability to work across business and IT organizations kept us aligned and on track, particularly as we integrated the IT departments of two different business; Lannett and a pharmaceutical company we acquired.

Tim DiprinzioSenior Director IT Infrastructure

Hewlett Packard (HP)“an ‘A Team’ player”

As my “right hand guy” within HP’s Global Business Intelligence Solutions group, Tom was an “A Team” player. As a long-time employee with history in software development, solutions development and business management, he had a special ability to navigate the complicated structure of the largest IT company in the world at the time.

Val LoganSenior Director, HP Global Business Intelligence Solutions

Accenture“excellent analytical skills and business insight”

Tom is a true professional with excellent analytic skills and business insight. He demonstrated a unique ability to leverage technology for business outcomes. He led a worldwide team in providing operational and financial reporting to drive insights into sales, profitability and resource utilization.

Brian NgSenior Leader, Accenture

Lannett“business intelligence metrics and reporting…to achieve overall strategy”

Tom went above and beyond to evaluate our business intelligence metrics and reporting.  He suggested improvements to a variety of departmental technologies and processes that supported the integration.  He created an overall BI roadmap of phases and projects to achieve the overall strategy.

Tim DiprinzioSenior Director IT Infrastructure

“collaborative style and decisive manner”

Tom is a talented, decisive operations and management leader. I began working with Tom when he led the integration of Knightsbridge Solutions into the Hewlett Packard Information Management organization. With a collaborative style and decisive manner, he was a valued asset to the team and highly regarded by all.

Kelly KasherCEO, Spring Marketing Group

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