Meet the Coaches

Louis Foreman, CEO, Enventys 
Louis is a prolific inventor and expert around intellectual property, open innovation and entreprenuership. He has created 9 successful start-ups and is an inventor of 10 registered US patents, and his team is responsible for the development and monetization of 700+ more.



Elizabeth Scallon, Director of Incubation Enablement, HP Inc.
Elizabeth is a scientist, mentor, and leader in scientific and technological innovation. She is known for a keen ability to locate disruptive and innovative technology, helping internal founders at HP build and unleash innovative businesses. Elizabeth recently cofounded Find Ventures, a non-profit organization providing transformational non-dilutive grants and support to under-resourced entrepreneurs in Washington State. She is also a professor at the University of Washington teaching entrepreneurship.

John Underfer, President, Worldwide IP Solutions
John’s expertise in intellectual property comes from experience managing and providing strategic direction to an international law firm that specialized in assisting corporations and US law firms with filing and prosecution of patents and trademarks. His current role focuses on client relationship management and business development to identify new opportunities and technologies to pursue.