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Jonathan Shapiro

I am the Founder and CEO of Shapiro Advisors, a growth and turn around consultancy.  I am a proven CEO and Entrepreneur and excel at helping companies grow and fixing troubled companies. I have extensive experience in technology, operations, leadership, strategic planning and execution, mergers and acquisitions, and business transformation, and I have a proven track record in creating shareholder value. I’m a hands-on executive; I quickly understand what is practical and achievable while keeping my eye on the long-term vision. I understand how to generate profits, while simultaneously maintaining quality and creating a company culture that results in a great place to work. My experience includes:

  • Founder and CEO of a $125M technology company and which was sold it to a public company. This was a self funded and bootstrapped enterprise during its entire existence.
  • Global business executive experienced in doing business in over 50 countries delivering complex computing, telecommunication and software systems to commercial, military and intelligence customers.
  •  Led the University of Texas at Dallas startup incubator, launching over 40 startups. Raised more than $120M dollars to assist these companies during there initial growth phase.
  • Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) at The University of Colorado, Boulder. I work with faculty and students and their latest research, providing mentoring on entrepreneurship helping catalyzing new startups.
  • CEO of an energy technology research institute focused on cyber-security. Won funding from the
    Department of Energy for major projects with and led a consortium of six universities, multiple cities,
    and state agencies.

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Jon Shapiro


Expert in Technology, Startups, University Commercialization. Stargy, M&A, Funding, Sales and Marketing, Software Development and International Business. Fractional CEO, Board Member,  Growth and Fixing Problems. 

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David Chavenson



I am a Financial Executive, working in energy, manufacturing, and retail as CFO and Treasurer of public companies. I have extensive experience in corporate finance, balance sheet management, and expense control,  assisting large and small companies with raising and managing cash. I focus on risk management, debt service cost and ongoing treasury management expenses. 

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William Hanks


My degree is in Civil Engineering, have worked oils and gas, heavy construction, ran global manufacturing for Dal-Tile overseeing plants all over the world. For the past 15 years, I have been the CEO of a real estate development firm. I am an expert in all aspects of manufacturing, real estate, construction and am a proven leader that's getting things done on time and under budget. I am a fixer and a builder, if there are problems in manufacturing, project management, construction or getting  performance out of partners I can help.

Stephen Kay


Stephen  has worked with a range of technologies including Semiconductors, Micromechanical Systems, Additive Manufacturing and  Nanotechnology.  He has successfully and profitably developed and brought numerous semiconductor, nanotechnology and advanced packaging products to market.

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